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23rd Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Revealing mistake: At the start, when Data is being pulled towards the chained orange drum, due to the angle of the close-up, we see that the soles of Data's Nikes are not actually touching the ground (since there is a rolling mechanism under his feet). Despite the fact that Data is quite inventive, we see in the next shot there's nothing attached to Data's Nikes. (00:03:55)

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23rd Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: At the start, when Data shoots the suction dart at the orange drum, the drum's scratches, dirt and dents are different in the following shot, as it is being pulled towards Data. (00:03:55)

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21st Dec 2008

P.S. I Love You (2007)

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Continuity mistake: Having just arrived at the house in Ireland, when Sharon is about to walk into the kitchen, in the shot facing the sink we can see the vase of flowers on the wood table, right beside the envelope. In the shot facing Sharon there is a white tablecloth under the vase. (01:01:40)

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21st Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Trivia: Some notable cameos: The director of photography, Nick McLean, plays Mouth's father, Mr. Devereaux. The second unit's first assistant director, Newt Arnold, plays one of the men in the shower at the Astoria Country Club. The film's stunt coordinator, George Robotham, plays the guard at the County Jail. The executive assistant to director Richard Donner, Jennie Lew Tugend, plays Data's mother, Mrs. Wang.

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19th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When the first police car makes a U-turn, to chase the Fratellis, the squad car's front passenger window is rolled up, as the officer's hands are on the steering wheel. But in the next interior shot, facing that window, it's rolled down - there's even a black wire hanging over the bottom of the open window, to the left. (00:02:30)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When Mouth goes down the hole in the fireplace passageway, the cooler base is right beside the fireplace, but when Mikey pushes Data and his backpack into the hole, the base is farther away. When Brand pulls the log holder over the hole the base is back, right beside him, but when Chunk heads for the basement window the base is farther away again. (00:45:45 - 00:47:20)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: When Data starts the printing press, two closeups show the two $100 bill face templates on the machine as it prints the counterfeits, however, what is being printed on the papers are the images of $50 bills. (00:42:10)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Revealing mistake: At the Astoria Country Club, when Troy first sits down in the stall and opens the magazine, behind him are at least nine columns of small patterned tiles. In his next close-up as he looks around, the wall behind him is completely different. Now there are only six columns of larger unpatterned tiles, with a long vertical gap between the tiles (where the grout should be) - which is the track for the mechanism to lift Troy in the following shots. (00:51:00)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Audio problem: When Data turns on the 'bully blinders', the others are blinded by the light. As they follow him we hear Mouth shout, "Who is that? Oh Stef that's you, watch out! Data!" his mouth is not in sync with any of it. (00:48:20)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: When Data's 'bully blinders' are on, just as the bulbs dim, in the close-up Data's cartridge holder hangs over his right shoulder to his left hip instead of the opposite way, as seen in the previous and following shots. Interestingly, this is not due to a flipped shot. (00:48:20)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: At the very end on the beach, Chunk is wearing a knit hat, but Mouth is not (he took his off earlier). Then in the shot looking up at the Goonies, who are circled around the hand holding the jewels, Mouth is now wearing a knit hat and Chunk's hat has vanished, but next shot they've switched back again. (01:46:30)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: In the first overhead shot of Chester Copperpot, his entire ribcage and his right arm bone are visible. In the following shots the boulder lies more than halfway up his ribcage and the arm bone is not visible any longer. (00:53:35)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: When the Fratellis drive away from the Lighthouse Lounge with the corpse wrapped in the black plastic, the boys duck down behind a rock and a large piece of driftwood. Their positions are completely different between the front and back shots. (00:36:45)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Continuity mistake: At the start, when Data practices with the blue suction dart, in the close-up as the dart flies out we can see the mechanisms inside Data's invention. When it cuts to a tighter close-up, suddenly there is a spinning spool welded inside, which was not in the previous shot, that is retracting the orange string. (00:03:50)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: During the jail breakout, when Jake tries to open the ORV's door, in the shot facing Francis he is holding the gun in his left hand as he tries to open the door for his brother with his right hand. In the next shot facing Jake just before shouts, "I don't have the handle, open the lock!" Francis's gloved left hand is empty, and next shot, the gun can be seen in his right hand. (00:01:45)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: There is a rather tall plant beside the Walsh's front door, in the corner, that keeps moving from the corner to the front of the draperies, then back again, throughout the early scenes. (00:06:50)

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18th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: After removing the 'copper bone' necklace from Chester Copperpot, when Mikey puts the necklace around his neck, the cord's knot moves farther up between shots.

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17th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Continuity mistake: After the final correct bone keys are played, Andy is the last to cross, and in the close-up of her feet the map actually falls behind her into the hole, but it is back up in its proper place for Andy to make that last second grab for it. (01:22:25)

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17th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

Visible crew/equipment: When Data crosses the beam with his 'slick shoes', the others are standing at the end of the beam telling him it's good enough. As their arms are stretched out towards Data, there is a platform lying atop the beam at Mouth's feet. (01:17:15)

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17th Dec 2008

The Goonies (1985)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Francis Fratelli walks across the beam he slips and does a flip. In the wideshot, we see the sudden appearance of a riveted platform affixed to the beam, extending from its left side, directly in front of Francis. (01:18:00)

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