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The Wages of Fear (1953) Poster

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Continuity 

In the bar M. Jo puts down a bottle of champagne on the table. It's almost completely full. Luigi then picks it up, while it's still full. However, when he stands up and threatens M. Jo with it, it's empty.
When Bimba is shaving in the cab of the truck, he has the right side of his face covered in shaving cream, but he when he turns to talk to Luigi the right side of his face is clear of shaving cream.
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When Jo gets out of the truck, there is not room for the other truck to pass. The road is obviously only one lane wide in that place.
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The truck is clean after driving through oil.
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Near the end of the film, when Jo is leaning against Mario in the cab of the truck, the oil smear on Mario's right cheek changes between shots.
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Crew or equipment visible 

As the truck leaves town, when Linda is seen from inside the truck cab, she casts a shadow on the projection screen behind her that is showing the passing houses.

Revealing mistakes 

When Mario throws a stone at Jo's face, although he stands at a higher lever, the stone seems to hit Jo's face from below.
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Spoilers 

The goof items below may give away important plot points.

Continuity 

After Mario, the lone survivor, delivers the explosives, he heads back to town. He crosses the pool of oil on the road very fast, splashing oil on the workers and smearing the truck. A little later, we see a clean truck without a hint of oil or even mud on it. No car wash in between, though.
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Factual errors 

The shock wave of the explosion arrives before the flash.
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