97% of People Can't Identify These Glaring Movie Mistakes! Can You?

By: Staff Writer

In "North by Northwest," what does a boy in the background do before a gunshot?

At a Mount Rushmore cafe, a gun goes off, but a little boy in the background covers his ears before the blast.

In "Home Alone 2," what happens to the glass of the toy store that Kevin McCallister throws a brick at?

You have to watch in slow motion to see it, but it's worth the effort. The glass breaks before being hit by the brick.

In "National Lampoon's European Vacation," Audrey Griswald puffs up after eating too much, but what else goes wrong?

You can see the green inflatable suit under her costume. Perhaps they should have given her something to wear that was 4 sizes too big!

In "The Day the Earth Stood Still," how is Helen picked up by the robot Gort?

When Helen is lifted by the robot, you can clearly see the wires attached to her back. It's seriously obvious.

What proves that "Full Metal Jacket" was shot in England instead of the U.S.?

When the marines are marching on the pavement, there are clear English road markings on the ground. Very sneaky, Stanley Kubrick.

What piece of clothing keeps disappearing and reappearing in a "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" love scene?

Before Han Solo is frozen in carbonite, his jacket keeps appearing and reappearing. This is unexpected "Star Wars" magic.

What happens when Roxie and Velma fire guns in the final song of "Chicago"?

The ladies turn to fire their machine guns, but you'll notice that they have switched places. Whoops.

When De Niro's car explodes in "Casino," who is inside?

De Niro is in the car before it explodes, but in the shot right before the car blows, there's clearly a dummy sitting in the front seat.

In "Raiders of the Lost Ark," what happens after Indy swims in the lagoon?

Indy comes out of the lagoon wet, but moments later when he's on the plane, he's totally dry. It must have been hot outside?

What mistake happens when Edward Furlong is shot dead in American History X?

Furlong drops a paper when he is shot, but when he's lying dead on the ground, he's clutching the paper. Did he pick it back up while dead?

What line flub does Drew Barrymore say in "Charlie's Angels"?

During a fight scene with Crispin Glover's villain, Drew shouts at Alex but she calls her Lucy instead, because Lucy Liu is the actress' name. Talk about not being in character!

What happens to Nala's eyes in "The Lion King"?

Nala's eyes switch from green to blue frequently in the movie. That would be pretty cool if you could do that in real life.

In "Spider-Man," what happens to the lamp that Peter Parker destroys in his bedroom?

Peter Parker is testing his new powers and breaks a lamp in his room. But just moments later, the lamp is back intact again. Now, those are some amazing powers.

What is Harry's wardrobe malfunction during "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"?

He's having a nightmare about the Department of Mysteries. When he awakes, he's wearing a totally different shirt than he was a moment before.

What infamous "Bridesmaids" microphone flub is visible?

During the "switching of the microphone" scene between Wiig and Rose Byre, you see that Wiig holds the mic in one hand, and champagne in the other. But this configuration​ switches sides with each shot.

In "Clueless," what goes wrong with the Jeep when Paul Rudd picks up Alicia Silverstone?

You'll note that the mirror keeps coming and going. Who didn't spot that during filming?

During The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, what happens when Peter is stabbed in the arm?

Peter is stabbed in the arm, but when you look closely, you see the sword is about an inch away from his arm, embedded in the ground. At least the kid wasn't really stabbed.

In "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," what goes wrong during the start of the term feast?

Harry sits next to Hermione, but moments later he is across the table and next to Ron. Musical chairs?

During Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, what constantly changes on Frodo's face?

Poor Frodo gets a scar, but depending upon which scene it is, the scar moves from side to side.

In "Reservoir Dogs," what happens to Marvin Nash's handcuffs?

Marvin Nash has his cuffs behind him in one shot, and then in front of him in another shot. He must be flexible.

What happens to King Arthur's campfire in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"?

You'll notice when King Arthur is fighting the Black Night, the fire goes back and forth between flames and no flames.

In the Botanical Garden of "Ocean's Eleven," what happens to Brad Pitt's shrimp?

In one scene, Pitt is eating shrimp from a bowl, but in the next, they have moved to a plate. They must have been more comfortable there.

In "The Wizard of Oz," how does the guard in green cry incorrectly?

For some reason, water pours from his eyebrows when he cries. Maybe that's how they cry in Oz?

What is film's most famous head bump?

This legendary gaffe shows a Stormtrooper hitting his head on a door when storming the control room in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope." Just Google it.

In what movie is someone ripped in half, but you can see the hole that the actor's body is in?

In "Aliens," right at the climax, Bishop is ripped in half, but you can clearly see the actor's body coming out of a hole in the ground.

What is constantly changing in "Titanic"?

Throughout Titanic, Kate's mole keeps moving. And we thought that mole was real!

What went wrong when Edward sat in the sunlight near the end of "Twilight: Eclipse"?

Vampires are supposed to sparkle in the sun. EVERYONE knows that. So in that sunny field, why is Pattinson​ sparkle-free?

In "Kill Bill: Vol. 1," what happens when Hattori Hanzo writes "Bill" on a steamed section of window?

Apparently Hattori Hanzo writes on his glass window a lot, because it's already swiped clean from a previous take.

What goes wrong during Uma Thurman's adrenaline​ shot in "Pulp Fiction"?

Vega marks her chest with a red dot, but this disappears when Uma Thurman wakes up.

What magically disappears in "Jurassic Park"?

When the T-Rex approaches, a goat's leg hits the top of the van, and the children scream. But it magically disappears from the car quite quickly.

In "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl," what magically appears on the ship?

Aboard the Pearl, when Johnny says, “On deck, you scabrous dogs,” there's a man in a cowboy hat in the background. Awesome. . .

What happens in the background in "Teen Wolf," when the Beavers beat the Dragons at basketball?

In the shot where Fox's dad stands to cheer his son on, you can clearly see a dude behind him with his fly down, exposing his white underwear.

What's the problem with T-1000’s head explosion in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"?

If you look closely when the Terminator holds the rifle up to shoot T-1000 in the head, his head is actually already disfigured from the blow.

During what famous fight scene is a cameraman clearly visible?

The 1983 movie "Bad Boys" shows Sean Penn in a brawl, and it also shows a cameraman clearly kneeling nearby, filming from a different angle.

What's wrong with the tree in the orange grove in "Chinatown"?

Before Jack Nicholson crashes into the tree with his car, you can clearly see that there's a steel plate wrapped around the tree to protect it.

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