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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) Poster

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Audio/visual unsynchronised 

When Maria is telling her daughter about her life in Greece and why she left, it is obvious that the audio has been re-dubbed.
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When Toula's mother is talking to her on the phone while peeling potatoes, the sound of her peeling continues when she pauses for a brief moment at the beginning of the phone call.
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Character error 

The Portokalos house has Corinthian columns which are said to be like those of the Parthenon. In fact, the Parthenon's columns are Doric, which are much older and simpler than the elaborate Corinthian columns.
In the travel agency, Toula is on the phone telling a customer that their reservation is PNR. That is incorrect travel agent lingo - a PNR *is* the reservation itself (it stands for Passenger Name record) - she should have said your seats are confirmed.
While visiting Ian's parents, talk of a "receptionist" inexplicably turns to talk of a "secretary".

Continuity 

When they are sitting on Toula's parent's couch, the plastic cover changes. One minute it is covering all of the couch, the next it is only covering the back of the couch.
When young Toula and her "friends" are in the car on their way to school, Gus' gloves disappear and reappear numerous times as he is driving.
The position of Toula's arm around Ian's neck changes between shots when she visits him at the school.
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When Toula decides to sit at the table full of blondes at college, she places her brown bag lunch on the table then sits down. In the next shot, she picks up her lunch bag and sets it on the table in front of her again before opening it.
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During the proposal, Toula's hand is on her chest during close-ups of her face, but is caressing Ian's face and moves to her side when the camera is on Ian.
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Later, in the same sequence, she is shown holding an invitation. When Nicki shows her the earrings, she sets the invitation down, but when she says, "I never saw any bridesmaids dresses," she is holding it again.
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When Ian and his friend Mike are at the check-out in the restaurant, in one shot his briefcase is tucked under his coat. In the next shot it is in his left hand.
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When young Toula's dad drops her and her friends off at school, and stops her to remind her she "should be proud to be Greek", the window changes position throughout the dialogue.
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The bridesmaids are shown putting on pantyhose, but then they are shown sliding their feet into shoes barefoot. * A lot of bridesmaids are getting dressed at the same time all doing different things at the same time. Therefore some are putting on pattyhose, and some are are trying their shoes on.
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While Toula and Ian are on their second date, Toula's purse changes from her left hand to her right between shots.
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When Toula tries on her grandmother's head piece in her bedroom, the ribbons are stuck to her hair and therefore stick up. When she sits up to look in the mirror, the ribbons are fine.
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The second time Toula opens the crumpled college brochure in the alley, she accidentally rips a corner off of it. When she places the brochure on her father's desk shortly after, it is intact.
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When the bridesmaids are getting ready for the wedding, several bridesmaids are shown putting on stockings, but in a following clip, they are all shown stocking-less and painting their toenails.
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When Costa gives the couple their gift at the wedding, Ian's hair changes from loose and without hair product in it, to being smoothed back with gel, twice.
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During Ian and Toula's first date, in the restaurant, there is a medium shot over Toula's left shoulder, and there is no coffee cup on the table. In the next shot, a coffee cup appears on the table near Toula's left arm.
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Crew or equipment visible 

When Toula sees Ian at the travel agency for the first time, a grey-haired man wearing a blue windbreaker is reflected in the window.
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Errors in geography 

A Canada-Post mail truck is visible in the distance, outside the travel agency window. For that matter, the Pappas Grill opposite the street is a well-known Toronto restaurant on Danforth Avenue.
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In the very last scene, where Toula, Ian, and their daughter are walking down the street to Greek School, just before fade to black a TTC bus (Toronto Transit) can be seen driving across the intersection.
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Factual errors 

Toula's mother, and later Toula herself, wear their wedding rings on the left hand - Greek Orthodox women wear wedding rings on the right hand.
In the English subtitle of one of the Greek verbal exchanges, "writing" is misspelled as "writting".
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In the title, the Greek characters used for the letter "e" are in fact the upper-case character Sigma, which is an "s" sound. So while it be more stylistic than Epsilon (the Greek equivalent of "e") it essentially says "My Big Fat GrSSk Wedding."
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Revealing mistakes 

In the scene where Gus drives the three girls to school there's a black board visible on Toula's side of the car.
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