14 Sneaky Mistakes in Movies That Can’t Escape The Keen Eyes of Meticulous Viewers

Filmmaking takes time, money, cooperation, careful planning, and a painstaking knack for details. Moreover, before getting released to the public, each movie goes through countless rounds of edits and passes through numerous hands. However, even the most meticulous preparations sometimes include sneaky mistakes and goofs.
The majority of these bloopers take the form of continuity errors. For example, the much-publicized Starbucks cup is spotted in a scene of the movie “Game of Thrones”. We can talk about “Spider-Man” (2002). Fans remember a scene at the beginning of the movie, in which Peter Parker breaks a lamp in his room when discovering his power. However, when his aunt comes to see what’s causing the noise, it has miraculously fixed.
Except for them, eagle-eyed viewers find out numerous sneaky mistakes in Movies. Grab your popcorn and see for yourself which of the blockbusters contain silly mistakes, it’s simply unbelievable how everyone missed them for so long!
If you're looking for more, read these articles: 12 Ridiculous Mistakes, 10 Movie Goofs That Neither Directors Nor Even Editors Noticed, and 12 Times Avid Movie Viewers Noticed Silly Mistakes.

#1 Marry Me (2022)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © Marry Me / Universal Pictures and co-producers

According to the plot, Jennifer Lopez has already finished the call, but we can see her phone screen is still active.

#2 Titanic (1997)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © Titanic / Twentieth Century Fox and co-producers© Titanic / Twentieth Century Fox and co-producers

Kate Winslet as Rose’s character in Titanic first appears with a mole on her left cheek. But, when she’s talking to Jack, the same one is on her right cheek.

#3 Dirty Dancing (1987)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © Dirty Dancing / Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment

We are impressed by the “Baby” character’s drastic transformation: from a shy girl to a confident teenager. However, many might not notice that Baby’s denim shorts were in the 1980s style while the movie was set in 1963.

#4 King Arthur (2004)

Source: © King Arthur / Touchstone and co-producers© King Arthur / Touchstone and co-producers

It is a fact that metal stirrups were introduced in Europe after the fall of the Western Roman Empire (476 AD). However, in the movie “King Arthur”, which is set in around 400 AD, we can see the knights on the saddles with stirrups.

#5 The Lost City (2022)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © The Lost City / Paramount Pictures and co-producers

Sandra Bullock’s character puts on a tight pink suit without pockets, so many wonder how she could have kept her phone.

#6 Don’t Look Up (2021)

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Viewers spotted an interesting continuity error in the final scenes of the movie. It is that Jason Orlean’s bag is floating on the vastness of space, but in the next shoot, the character holds the same one.

#7 The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It / New Line Cinema and co-producers

Susanna Clarke’s novel “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell” appears on the bookshelf in a scene of the movie. The noticeable thing is that the novel is published in 2004 while the movie’s set is in the 1980s.

#8 The Danish Girl (2015)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © The Danish Girl / Artémis Productions and co-producers

The Danish Girl takes place in the 1926s. In the movie, we see the women in fitted clothes and costumes. Yet, the women followed a shapeless or columnar silhouette in their clothing then.

#9 Django Unchained: Django Time Travels (2012)

Sneaky Mistakes in MoviesSource: © Django Unchained / Columbia Pictures and co-producers

Many wonder how Django’s sunglasses could appear in the movie which is set in the 1858s. It is impossible.

#10 Pretty Woman (1990)

Sneaky MistakesSource: © Pretty Woman / Touchstone Pictures and co-producers© Pretty Woman / Touchstone Pictures and co-producers

Julia's biggest success was in the signature movie Pretty Woman (1990). Although the movie is a blockbuster, it contains mistakes. In a scene, Vivian takes a bite from a croissant but after seconds, the croissant turns into a pancake.

#11 Notting Hill (1999)

Sneaky MistakesSource: © Notting Hill / Polygram Filmed Entertainment and co-producers

Not many viewers can realize that the two wide, brass door handles quickly changed to narrow and closed-lattice finger plates.

#12 Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Source: © Everything Everywhere All at Once / IAC and co-producers

The piece of paper Evelyn is holding has a weird detail. The “breathe” first is misspelled, but later when she looks at the note again, it is fixed correctly.

#13 The Little Mermaid (1989)

Source: © he Little Mermaid / Walt Disney Animation Studios and co-producers

The plate that Carlotto brings to the table for the meal has a silver handle. But in the next scene, it changes to gold.

#14 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Source: © Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix / Warner Bros and co-producers

The “Harry Potter” movie events take place in the 1990s, but we can see in a scene, in which Dudley Dursley (Harry Melling) sits in the living room in shorts with the G-Unit logo at the bottom. The fact is that 50 Cents founded this brand in 2003.
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