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Clash of the Titans (2010) Poster

Goofs

Jump to: Anachronisms (2) | Continuity (5) | Errors in geography (1) | Incorrectly regarded as goofs (3) | Spoilers (4)

Anachronisms 

When the soldiers of Argos topple the statue of Zeus, they appear to use an explosive, which produces a cloud of smoke around the ankles and an explosion. The ancient Greeks did not have gunpowder.
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In the Pegasus' final scene, its horseshoes are visible.
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Continuity 

Perseus' gladiator sandals change from opened toed to closed toed sporadically from scene-to-scene.
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When the witch attacks Eusebios there is a shot from the eye view camera rushing towards him, though the witch holding the eye is not the one who grabs him.
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When Medusa creeps up on Ixas from behind and he turns around to face her, there's a string of hair stuck horizontally to his forehead where there wasn't in the previous shot.
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On Charon's ferry when Io is training Perseus, she ends up lying down on the floor of the boat with coins all around her. The positions of these coins changes between shots, and some disappear completely.
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While in Medusa's lair, Ixas reminds Eusebios to keep his eyes down and then begins to turn away, but in the very next shot, he's still facing Eusebios and turns away a second time.
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Errors in geography 

In the filming locations in the end credits, Dinorwic quarry is credited as being in "Wales, [in] England". Wales and England are different Countries in the United Kingdom.
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs 

Differences from mythological sources (including misuse of the names Titan and Kraken) are exempt from being listed as goofs, as are historical inaccuracies, especially when caused by reliance on Renaissance/Baroque artistic depictions.
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When Spyros discovers Perseus as a baby with his dead mother Danae in the casket, Perseus' mother has brown hair. In a later flashback, Danae is blonde. Royal people have always been fond of using cosmetics including hair coloring.
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Zeus has an American Bald Eagle which would live nowhere near Greece. Since this is fantasy, we can assume that the gods can transcend the laws of nature and geography.
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Spoilers

The goof items below may give away important plot points.

Audio/visual unsynchronised 

After Medusa's gaze fails to affect the Djinn, her tail can be heard rattling twice even though it remains static.
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Continuity 

When Perseus and the Djinn step over Eusebios's shattered stone corpse, his head is suddenly gone and his torso is in a different position than in the previous shot.
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Near the end when Andromeda is rescued and back on the ground, she is wearing the cuffs from when she was bound. The next scene she is without them.
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Errors in geography 

Perseus and Andromeda awake apparently far, far away from Argos - for no apparent reason as Perseus was bringing the two to the surface directly under the temple - at sea side.
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