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Revealing mistake: When Jack is standing on the mast of the Jolly Mon, as he's 'sailing' closer to Port Royal, the Dauntless is seen in the distance, as are two very small row boats and the docks to the left. There are no other ships seen along the entire mountain cliffside, some of which is CG. In the next shot showing Dauntless from the dock, there are two other large ships near her, one being loaded with goods which should have been seen in the earlier wide shot. Given the proximity and dimension of Dauntless in the second shot, the other ships should have been seen in the earlier wide shot of the area. Both shots of Dauntless are CG, as is part of the cliffside. This is not because of camera angles. (00:08:55)

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Revealing mistake: In the wide shot, when an unconscious Elizabeth reaches the water's bottom, the body is a mannequin that has been weighted down in the middle. The white mannequin head can be seen as the body meets the bottom. (00:15:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Jack sprays Will with the soot from the sack and kicks away Will's sword, he drops down the sack of soot onto his hat sitting on the fireplace. In the next shot, from behind Will's back, the sack of soot is not on Jack's hat, but way behind it. (00:26:20)

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Continuity mistake: Jack sets his hat down on the fireplace, in the blacksmith shop. Sometimes the angle of Jack's hat changes, within close-up and wide shots, even while they're duelling. (00:21:05 - 00:23:00)

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Continuity mistake: After Elizabeth falls off the ramparts, the first shot is of an unconscious Elizabeth under water, and her right shoe is not on, at the heel. In the next two shots, the shoe is perfectly on. (00:15:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Elizabeth first boards the Black Pearl, in some shots the end of the sleeves of her white nightgown are seen with the sleeves of her floral robe, yet in some shots the white sleeves don't show. Also in some shots, when the white sleeves do show, the amount of white sleeve varies. (00:38:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: After Will tells Elizabeth he loves her, she sees Mr Cotton's bird, then says, "I can't breathe." In the next shot, when the camera faces Jack on the gallows, the soldier on the right of the screen steps away from the wall. Very small in the corner, at the far end of the courtyard, you can see a crew member wearing a light blue shirt and cap. (02:06:10)

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Continuity mistake: After Jack tells Will, "Nice hat," he starts to run up the stairs. Next shot, Will smiles and behind him Norrington starts to run towards Jack. In the next shot, Norrington is already up the steps with his sword held high, pointed at Jack, who shouts, "Friends." Then, when the camera faces the crowd, Norrington is still lower and his sword is down. In the next close-up and wide shot, Jack's at the top of the stairs, with Norrington higher up again, sword held high, pointed at Jack. This is not because of camera angles. (02:09:20)

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Continuity mistake: As Jack bids farewell, in his extreme close-ups, when he says, "Elizabeth. It would never have worked between us, darling. I'm sorry," the soldiers behind him are lined up differently in these shots than in the wide shot just before and after, when Jack starts to walk away. (02:09:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Jack and Will are walking under water carrying the boat over their heads, Will steps into a wooden trap with a buoy line attached. The trap is made of wood sticks and in each of these shots the style of the wood sticks is different. In the first shot, Will's foot goes through the top, and is at one side of the rectangle trap and the buoy line is at the other side of the trap. In the next shot, Will looks down into the water at the wooden trap, his foot is in the center of a square wooden trap and the buoy line isn't seen in this shot. In the next wide shot, he's dragging the trap as he's walking under water, and his foot is at the same side as the attached buoy line, which is seen in this shot, on a rectangle trap. The trap is then tied to Dauntless' rudder, and again this trap is styled differently than the trap in the previous shots. This has nothing to do with the angle of the camera. (00:45:25)

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Continuity mistake: Elizabeth, alone in her room, puts on her robe while standing near her bed, when her father knocks. He walks in with one maid who goes to open the curtains and doors and a second who's carrying the dress box. Yet, as her father inquires, "Still abed at this hour?" a third maid steps out from behind Elizabeth and goes to open the curtains and disappears again. This maid didn't come in with Governor Swann, nor any other doorway including the one behind Elizabeth. Obviously this was part of a longer shot, but she still appears out of nowhere. (00:05:45)

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Continuity mistake: As the Interceptor sails away from the Dauntless, Norrington, aboard Dauntless, is standing in front of the wheel looking out towards the Interceptor. In the next shots, the Dauntless is colliding with the boat and in the background the Interceptor can be seen going in the opposite direction. Then back on Dauntless, Norrington is still looking towards the Interceptor in the same direction as before, however wrong that is, and acknowledges the comment, "That's got to be the best pirate I've ever seen." (00:47:45)

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Deliberate mistake: After Barbossa takes the apple from Jack and throws it into the water, the sailing Interceptor is shown. Out on the edge of the bow are two men. One is dressed as Will, but it is neither Orlando nor his body double, Mark. The man behind Will is obviously not one of Jack's crew either. (01:21:15)

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Revealing mistake: In the wide shot of the Black Pearl chasing the Interceptor, because of its sailing speed the flag at the stern of Interceptor is upright and blowing hard into the wind. Aboard the Pearl, when Barbossa looks straight ahead at the 'speeding' Interceptor, the flag is down and not blowing at all. (01:22:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Mr. Gibbs yells, "Load the guns! Case shot and langrage!" Will is behind him in this shot and Will's body is facing towards Anamaria, yet in Will's close-up, his body is facing towards Mr. Gibbs, and just then turns a bit, to face Anamaria and Elizabeth. (01:23:25)

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Continuity mistake: Anamaria's hat is turned, so the flap is on the side of her face when she says, "It was a good plan. Up till now." In the shots before and after, the flap of her hat is in the front. (01:23:00)

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Revealing mistake: When saying, Welcome to the Caribbean, love," Jack, who is beside Elizabeth, starts to walk past her and his right hand nudges her left arm, to move her away. In the next close-up, taken later as a studio pickup, it shows him instead handing the bottle of rum to Elizabeth. In the close-up it's not Depp's hand on the rum bottle - the fingers are short and stocky, whereas Depp's are long and slim. Other differences between the outdoor and studio shots include, Jack's red string tied to his braid, Elizabeth's hair is not as messy and windblown, etc. (The original scene is shown in the deleted scenes.) (01:36:30)

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Continuity mistake: On the island, after regaining consciousness, when Jack puts his hands up to his face and desperately asks, "But why is the rum gone?" his fingernails are totally clean. However, in the earlier shots while getting drunk, his fingernails are very dirty, before passing out. (01:39:15)

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Other mistake: Keira Knightley has very obvious makeup applied to her cheeks and especially her eyes and lips throughout the movie. First example, when she gives Will the medallion in the cabin, and second, when Barbossa points the gun at her, before Jack shoots him. Actresses wear makeup in movies, but the lip color and eye make-up are unrealistic for a kidnapped Elizabeth. It shouldn't be as dark and apparent, as it is in this movie. (01:18:10 - 02:00:55)

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Continuity mistake: When Jack is in the Fort Prison, he's trying to get the dog to bring him the keys. When he says, "Good boy. Come get the bone," the handle sticking out of the pail on the floor is leaning away from the cell. When the dog comes closer, and Jack says, "That's it, doggy," the handle in the pail is facing towards the cell door. (00:36:10)

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