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17th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: At Frank's house, while Stuart rambles on about happy and productive ghosts, Frank pours himself a bowl of Jeepers Creepers yellowish color flake cereal. After Frank sprays Stuart in the face with the Shoo Fly, Frank eats cereal that are roundish dark-colored bits. (00:19:35)

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17th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Audio problem: After Agent Dammers shoots Frank in the arm, in the close-up he shouts, "I don't want to shoot you in the back...I said turn around!" In the next close-up of Frank, Dammers repeats the latter, though nothing is heard. (01:36:20)

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17th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Revealing mistake: The scar near Agent Dammers's left eye changes shape and position throughout the film. (00:41:15 - 01:35:25)

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17th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: In the sanatorium, after Frank accidentally knocks over the statue outside the chapel, the pedestal falls onto the bench sending the urn flying above. In the overhead wide shot the urn flies upside down as it reaches the window, yet, in the next close-up the urn is right side up as it comes through the window. (01:35:10)

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17th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: During the dinner with Lucy at the restaurant, Ray's ghost knocks over the wine glass and the wine visibly spills onto Frank's vest, yet, the vest is dry in the following shots. (00:36:40)

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17th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Revealing mistake: At the Excalibur Restaurant, when Ray's ghost gets angry at Frank he knocks over a wine glass with his hand. When the wine glass starts to tip over, the cloth under it moves and lifts up a bit to obviously tilt the glass towards Frank. (00:36:40)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: After Frank 'bumps into' the hearse leading the funeral procession, he sees Ray's ghost running up the street towards him. In Frank's front close-up as he raises his arms in shock, the whicker baskets in front of the pet shop are on his left. As Frank hits the ground the baskets are beside him and they are arranged quite differently. (00:26:15)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: When Frank slams his car into Ray's fence, the Volvo sustains body damage on its left side near the headlight. This damage disappears in later shots. (00:06:15)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: During the dinner with Lucy, Frank goes to the lavatory to dry his pants and when he pulls on the paper towels more than a foot is left hanging out the bottom of the dispenser. However, in the following shots it's either nothing or a some of it sticking out of the dispenser. (00:37:00)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: The red marks on Frank's neck change in consecutive shots from the time he receives the injury. (01:29:30)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Revealing mistake: At the Fairwater Tuberculosis Sanatorium, when Agent Dammers shoots Frank in his left arm, the white wrapping around his arm, where the bullet holes appear, is visible under Frank's short sleeve. (01:36:05)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Visible crew/equipment: When Frank is in the freezer in the hospital laboratory, as Lucy and Agent Dammers fight over the door latch, the brief reflection of a crew member wearing red is visible in the large polished stainless steel hinge on the door. (01:14:10)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: While Lucy is on the floating bed, only the floral blanket that Ray tossed is on the floor. After Ray helps Lucy off, they sit together across the room and in the next shot when the bed lands, the floral blanket and now a pink blanket are on the floor near the bed. When Lucy screams as Raggedy Anne pulls on her, the two blankets are visible across the floor and their positions differ. (00:12:45)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: When Lucy is stuck on the floating bed the pillows are visible and when Ray helps her down the left pillow sham is lying flat. However, when the bed lands all the pillows and shams are upright and neat. (00:12:35)

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16th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Revealing mistake: In quite a few shots it is obvious that Michael J. Fox's dark-haired stunt double drives the Volvo or does particular stunts. (00:06:15)

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15th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: When Frank drives over and crushes Ray's little gnome statue, as Ray shouts the subtitles read, "Budzo! Oh, my Budzo! My Budzo!" However later in the film the gnome's grave marker actually reads, "Bonzo." (00:07:05 - 00:13:30)

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15th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: After Mrs. Waterhouse says good morning to her children, in the wide shot she walks to the coffee table to get her mail. In the next close-up, a couple of things disappear from the table, as well as the pillow on the floor, which leans against the couch behind the table. (00:23:00)

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15th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: When Frank arrives at the Lynskeys to take care of their ghost problem, he drives onto their lawn again. In the wide shot he takes down a piece of the picket fence, which falls squarely on top of the little statues, including little Bonzo's grave, and proceeds to drive toward the house. However, the next close-up is of the statues, who are still standing, and as the car runs over them the picket fence does not slam down on them like in the wide shot of the 'same' action. (00:13:25)

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15th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: When Lucy watches the video about the history of Johnny Bartlett, the sweat stain on Ray's shirt changes in the following shots. (00:11:30)

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15th Nov 2004

The Frighteners (1996)

Continuity mistake: When Frank's car is on Ray's lawn, until he pulls away, the position of the garden hose and bits of picket fence lying around on the lawn differ in the consecutive shots. (00:06:30)

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