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Continuity mistake: When Frodo rescues a drowning Sam, once Sam is in the boat, when the camera faces Sam, it is clear that the boat remains perpendicular to the shoreline, as they speak and hug. However, in the wide shot of them hugging, the boat is parallel to the shore. Another close-up on Sam and the boat is still perpendicular to the shoreline. In the next wide shot, they row away, and head for the Eastern shore. (01:31:20)

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Continuity mistake: Aboard Dauntless, Governor Swann is talking to Elizabeth through the closed doors. As he says, "I couldn't be more proud of you," the table is shown being right next to the dresser and the table is devoid of any rolled papers. When Governor Swann is battling with the skeletal hand, Not only does the table have rolled white paper on it now, there are two large trunks, between the table and dresser now, and more rolled paper. (01:49:45 - 01:56:15)

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Continuity mistake: As young Elizabeth sings, the next shot from behind her to her right we see the cannonballs lined up at the bottom of the rail going around the deck. When she yells out, "Look! A boy..." Now there is a cannon in the corner of that bow. (00:00:45 - 00:02:20)

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Continuity mistake: Aboard the Black Pearl, just as the boat is released to swing out towards skeletal Grapple and Mallet, a rope is seen attached to the left hanging apparatus and that rope is draped across three of the seats. In the next shot, after their bones are knocked overboard, the rope in the boat is not over any of the seats but coiled up near the hanging apparatus. (01:57:30)

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Continuity mistake: Jack and Will jump down from the beams and Jack reaches for the bag of soot (really cocoa powder). In the back shot of Will as he approaches Jack, Will has his sword in his right hand. In the front close-up of Will as Jack starts to spray him, his right hand is NOT holding the sword - we SEE his hand when he turns. In the next wide shot, Jack is still spraying the soot, Will is again holding the sword in his right hand, then Jack kicks the sword out of Will's hand. (00:26:15)

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Continuity mistake: During the pirate attack on Port Royal, Will opens the door of the blacksmith shop, just as Jacoby runs past chasing a woman, and to Will's right, three men run up the stairs into the alcove as Will takes out his axe to start after Jacoby. In the very next wide shot of Will and the alcove, those three men aren't seen at all, but as soon as Will lifts the axe over his head to throw, one of those men from the previous shot is seen running up some stairs, past a shop. (00:31:10)

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Revealing mistake: When the gallows, in the Fort's courtyard, blows up, just before the huge explosion, four of the platform legs can be seen exploding in the same place, at the same time. A horse and rider pass by in the wide shot, another platform leg, the arm of the gallows and the actual platform explode in sync. Also, in the next close-up we see where the nearest leg of the platform has been cut to help facilitate the explosions impact. (00:31:25)

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Continuity mistake: During Jack's escape, as he's swinging about, in the background of this shot, the Dauntless is not seen moored, as it was in all the previous shots of Jack's opening scene, including being seen past Interceptor, from the angle of the running British Royal Navy. (00:19:55)

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Continuity mistake: After Jack rescues Elizabeth, he slices the front ties of the corset she is wearing, and gives the corset to Murtogg. As he hands Murtogg the corset in the first shot, the corset is right side up, because we see the waist flaps at the bottom. In the next shot, as Jack's hand lets go of the corset Murtogg is seen holding the corset upside down with the shoulder straps at the bottom. In the next shot, a close-up of Jack, in the background Murtogg is holding the corset right side up, and the waist flap is seen. (00:16:35)

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Revealing mistake: The very first shot of the Uruk-hai running through the rock canyon is the exact same shot that is shown in the last shot of this scene, just after Pippin bites the Lorien brooch off his cloak. Even though in between those two shots, all the Uruk-hai have been running until they meet up with the Orcs. In between those two shots, the rock formation shown behind the Uruk who lifts his fist up is also quite different in the next successive shot, when the Orcs approach the Uruks. (00:14:40 - 00:16:50)

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Continuity mistake: During Theodred's funeral, as the bearers of the body lower Theodred off their shoulders, there's a close-up of the soles of Theodred's shoes. As Éowyn starts singing, the body's being passed towards the tomb. There's now another close-up of the soles of Theodred's shoes. The marks on the soles, of the right shoe in particular, are quite different in both shots. The helmet doesn't block the view of the soles on the shoes in either shot. (01:24:45)

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6th Jan 2004

Peter Pan (2003)

Continuity mistake: Just before, during and after Wendy's inspection by Aunt Millicent and while eavesdropping, in subsequent shots the bow in Wendy's hair changes its position. (00:03:30)

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Continuity mistake: After the shot of Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli riding towards Edoras, there's a close-up of Theodred. In this shot there is a red pillow next to Theodred's face on his right. In the wide shot behind Éowyn, there is no red pillow to the right of his face. Though there is in this shot a white pillow corner leaning on the headboard, that is not in the previous front wide shot. The fur cover at the foot of the bed lies differently in the front and back wide shots too. (01:13:35)

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6th Jan 2004

Peter Pan (2003)

Deliberate mistake: When Wendy and John are play duelling in their bedroom, in the first shot, John holds the sword in his left hand, but in the next shot, the sword is in his right hand when he hits the bookcase. The second shot is flipped, as we can see by the furniture arrangement and the medal on John's jacket that also switched sides. (00:01:50)

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Continuity mistake: At Edoras, as Wormtongue sits on Theodred's bed speaking to Éowyn, she says, "Leave me alone, snake!" As she stands we see Wormtongue's back, and the fur covers draped over Theodred's legs and all around the foot of the bed. In the next close-up of Wormtongue, he says, "Oh but you are alone," we see Theodred's legs slanted and no fur cover, just the white cover. Cut away to a shot of Éowyn, then back to Wormtongue, and the white cover on Theodred is lying differently on him and some of the fur cover is now seen. Wormtongue did not change positions between shots. (01:14:15)

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Continuity mistake: At Edoras, after the first close-up shot of Éowyn kneeling at the bedside of Theodred, there is a front wide shot. In that shot the animal skin rugs going around the bed differ in position from the next wide shot behind Éowyn. Note especially, the rugs at the foot of the bed on the opposite side of Éowyn. (01:13:40)

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Continuity mistake: Having seen the attack on the Haradrim, Frodo says, "Come on, Sam," and he is seized by one of Faramir's men. In the next shot, Sam is getting up off his right knee, that having been the place where they were lying and hiding to see the Haradrim and Mûmakil. The edge shown in this shot has green plants growing alongside, and the bush to the right of the edge is also very different than earlier shots. This edge does not look anything like the two different edges shown, in the earlier shots of them leaning over. This is now the third edge being offered. (01:45:05)

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Continuity mistake: Faramir hits one of the Haradrim riding the Mûmak with an arrow and he falls. As he hits the ground, in the background are Frodo and Sam. Sam's cloak is not draped over his left shoulder in this shot. In the very next close-up, Sam's cloak is draped over both shoulders. (01:44:55)

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Continuity mistake: While looking at the Haradrim, in this first front shot Frodo says, "We've got to get moving. Come on, Sam," Frodo starts to back away and rise. Sam grabs his hand and pulls him, saying, "Mr Frodo," and Frodo's position is farther behind Sam. In the next back shot Sam and Frodo are lying evenly, side by side. Then in the next front shot as Sam says, "It's an Oliphaunt," Frodo's position is behind Sam and he is crouched higher than him too. (01:43:45)

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Continuity mistake: Frodo lies down to look at the Southrons. Sam and Gollum come close, and crouch alongside him. In these first two shots, the ground beneath them is uneven, has patches of green grass, bramble, and some small green leaves near Frodo's fingers. After a cutaway, in the next shot of Frodo, Sam and Gollum, they are lying on even ground with yellow dry flat grass. Then Sam says, "No one at home would believe this," and the ground is now the same as in the first shot. (01:43:00)

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