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Just My Luck (2006) Poster

(2006)

Goofs

Anachronisms 

When Ashley is in Grand Central Station, the train board updates by manually flipping slots. Those were replaced with digital displays some years before the movie came out.
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Audio/visual unsynchronised 

When Jake first goes to the bowling alley to hear McFly rehearse, McFly and Jake talk about giving the CD to Phillips. After Jake goes to clean the toilet McFly resume their song. Danny Jones' voice can be heard singing harmony with Tom Fletcher, but he is nowhere near his microphone in the shot.
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When Katie comes into the laundry room and Ashley says "You're Katie?", when Katie says "Last time I checked" her lips say something else.
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Boom mic visible 

When Ashley first entered Jake's spanking new apartment, admiring the interior, near the couch, you can see the mike above her quite a few times.
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Character error 

When Ashley first exits the hotel in the rain at the beginning of the movie, a woman walking behind her puts her umbrella down before the rain stops.
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At the beginning of the movie when the jogger trips over Jake in the park, the man taking pictures of the incident has the lens of the camera closed.
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When cleaning up the bowling alley bathroom Ashley wears a gas mask, because of its bad smell. But gas masks don't work effectively against smells.
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Continuity 

When the girls are getting ready for the McFly concert at the Hard Rock Café, the mirror that Ashley broke with the blow dryer is not broken anymore, but when Ashley gets closer to it the mirror is broken again but in the wrong spot.
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The same car pulls up twice outside Madame Z's house.
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At the Hard Rock Cafe, when Harry Judd goes missing and Jake tells the boys to go look for him and they start running around yelling "Harry", Danny Jones is holding the wrong eye from where Dougie Poynter hit him with the bass string.
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At the restaurant, when Ashley is watching in through the window, the waiter puts the plates of muffins down twice.
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When the washer is overflowing, the amount of soapsuds in Ashley's hair changes back and forth from scene to scene.
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When Ashley goes to Madame Z's, Madame Z is going downstairs with her arms folded in her shawl. When Ashley is talking to her she has a bag of garbage and is walking upstairs.
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When Ashley leaves the bowling alley (after opening her umbrella inside the building) and talks to Jake, who is standing outside his limo, Jake is dry at one point, the shot switches to Ashley, back to Josh, who is now wet, back to Ashley, then back to Jake, who is dry again.
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Right after Ashley broke the mirror with the hair dryer and she is sitting next to the sink, her hair is completely dry and styled even though she didn't even start drying her hair yet and it had not been enough time for it to dry on its own.
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When the three are eating and talking about how lucky Ashley is (just before the masquerade bash), the colors of Maggie's headband switch back and forth between shots. Sometimes the blue/green side is in the front, but sometimes the purple side is in the front.
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When Ashley is at the art exhibition, the strap on her eye patch shifts up and down on her forehead (sometimes the strap is just touching her right eyebrow; sometimes it creeps up about an inch or so higher).
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When Ashley gets into the taxi in the beginning of the movie, after the rain luckily stops, it is still clearly raining.
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When Ashley is in the restaurant, she takes a customer's bacon, which she stuffs in her mouth, she then pulls her hands away and says "I'm like a coyote", she has a piece of bacon on her right hand, when the camera goes back to her, the bacon is missing.
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During the laundry room scene, the amount of water and suds on Jake's shirt changes. While turning off the water it is obvious that his sleeve is soaked but in the next shot when he begins talking his shirt is practically dry. A few seconds later its spotted with water again.
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When Ashley is at the restaurant, and is grabbing the bacon off the customer's plate, the french fries on his plate are in a different spot with no ketchup, when she puts the bacon down, they are moved and there is ketchup on them.
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The back of Ashley's Cosmopolitan magazine changes from white prior to getting on the elevator, to black when she exits the elevator.
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When Ashley is talking to Antonio in her apartment and he's on the other side,his position changes between shots. In one shot he moves away from the door and when Ashley calls out to him again in the next shot he's near the door and in the next shot he's again in his previous position.
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In the masquerade bash when Ashley runs into Peggy and Antonio by Madame Z's tent Peggy is wearing a light brown lipstick shade (rather a nude shade) but when the police arrest her, her lips are smeared with red lipstick.
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When Ashley finds the dancer Michael at his wedding, Michael and his bride are coming down the stairs through the doorway. In the next shot they are again seen coming out through the doorway.
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When Ashley is looking through the window of the diner, two plates of halved blueberry muffins are placed on the table. In the next second, they are not there and the plates are replaced.
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At one shot in train station, Ashley's eyes are clear while she is talking to Jake. The camera angle changes, and Ashley's eyes are now irritated, with tears flowing down her cheeks.
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When Jake is getting toothpaste for Ashley's fingers, in one shot we see the back of the tea bottle while in the next shot we see the label.
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Crew or equipment visible 

When Jake sprays champagne all over everyone around him after the Hard Rock Show, a hose is visibly connected to the champagne bottle.
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Errors in geography 

When Ashley is looking at the board in Grand Central Station, it lists Irvington and Croton-Harmon as stations on the Harlem Line. They are on the Hudson Line.
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs 

Most washers stop when you open the lid. Some do not.
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While there is a Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, it is not the only one. The is also a Knitting Factory located in New York City, on Leonard Street, off of Broadway.
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Revealing mistakes 

Backstage, when Damon Phillips reminds Jake Hardin that Phillips had told him "not to play that song," the film is backwards. Phillips shakes hands with his left hand and the stripes in his tie go down and to the right instead of down and to the left.
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When Harry Judd drops his drumstick down the trapdoor backstage, watch him carefully. He actually just opens his hand and chucks it forward slightly.
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Spoilers 

The goof items below may give away important plot points.

Continuity 

When Ashley gets her luck back near the end of the movie and she goes home, she opens her coat and shows Dana and Maggie her dress, and then closes it. But in the next shot when it shows it from behind her, she closes it again.
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Continuity 

After the McFly Concert when they are all celebrating, Jake calls for Danny to come over to him but Danny Jones was previously shown right beside him and they then cut to Dougie Poynter walking over to Jake.
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