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Phantasm II (1988) Poster

(1988)

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Continuity 

The guitar missing from fireplace when Reggie returns for the shotgun; it reappears after he turns the gas on.
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At the beginning, Reggie goes to get his shotgun but it has disappeared. However, when he is surrounded by the large army of Dwarves and he looks at the fireplace, the shotgun is there.
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After the 'Cuda hits the rock, the car takes off and lands on its roof in the grass with the exhaust system intact. When Mike gets up off of the pavement, he walks past a burning tree with a tail pipe in it, and the 'Cuda is now on the pavement.
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When Liz discovers that her grandmother has been kidnapped, a pair of glasses and several other items on the bedside table change position or disappear completely between shots.
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At the end of the movie you can see a hand print on the window before it is touched.
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When the 'Cuda wrecks Reggie is holding the double shotguns. When Mike cuts Reggie down he also grabs the two duffel bags which are the only things they carry away from the wreckage. Later in the movie the shotguns come back.
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When the Priest keeps hearing the banging noise, the position of his bottle of Jack Daniels changes.
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When Reg hears Mike in trouble, he puts down his guitar and runs upstairs. The rocking chair which was next to Reg has now gone in this shot, the rack of utensils by the fireplace (poker, shovel etc.) has switched which side of the fireplace it is on, and the logs by the fireplace have changed completely.
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The damage done to the framing around the wardrobe has vanished when Reg gets upstairs and sees the dwarf dragging Mike out of the wardrobe.
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When Reg and Mike jump out of the bedroom window to escape from the dwarfs, in a wide-shot the white window framing on the sides of the window is broken off. But in a close-up of the dwarfs looking out of the window, the white wooden framing has reappeared on the sides of the window.
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When Reg and Mike break into the hardware store for tools, Mike puts two torches on the shop of the trolley, and they are side by side, but in the next shot they are spread apart, either corner of the trolley front.
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When Reg and Mike break into the hardware store for tools, the items in the trolley keep on changing from shot to shot, and also change position too.
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When the three of them hide in the open grave, we see 2 hearses coming their direction, one behind the other. Only one hearse fully drives by and then they climb out of the open grave.
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When Mike is in the room with the female cadaver, after he looks at the girl and walks back towards the door one of her legs moves when she's supposed to be dead. This happens just before the camera shot is fully on Mike by the door.
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When the priest looks at the door while hearing a banging noise the door chain lock is in the locked position. When he later approaches the door the chain is hanging loose which he then places in the locked position.
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Crew or equipment visible 

As we see the view of the sphere soaring through the air, as Liz and Mike struggle with one of the crematory henchman, on the floor you can see two white tape marks which are not there in any other shot.
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Crew and cameras are reflected in the silver sphere numerous times, especially as the sphere is embedded in the crematory henchman's hand and back.
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The camera man's reflection can be seen on the sides of a hearse as they drive by in close ups.
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Revealing mistakes 

When Mike pushes Liz out of the way of the sphere, you can see a wire on the sphere as it passes, making it fly.
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When Liz hits the marble mausoleum wall, it wobbles.
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When the Tall Man's sphere lands on one of the henchman's hands, pinning it against the door, the long thin black wire which guided it to his hand is visible attached to the sphere, running off-screen.
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As Reg fights with one of the baddies with the chainsaws, as the baddie take a swing with the chainsaw he misses and cuts into the wooden door. You can see that a vertical cut has already been made in the wood though, to help the chainsaw get in and cut.
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When Mike and Reg are sucked through the pillars, there are two shots of Reg in the alien world. His feet, which should be hooked around one of the pillars, are visible in the shot, wholly in the alien world. Reg is also lying on his stomach, with his feet side by side on the ground, when his feet should be vertical, hooked around the pillar back on his world.
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When the Tall Man carries Liz out of the pillar room to strap her down on the embalming table, the pillars are seen in the background. Reg's feet should be visible, hooked around the right one, preventing him from being sucked completely into the alien world. No feet are visible.
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