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23 Awkward Movie Mistakes That'll Make You Say, "Wow, Really?"

Why were Lily Potter's eyes brown? Why?!

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to submit the most cringeworthy movie mistakes they'd come across. Here are the most awkward mistakes:

1. The fake baby in American Sniper.

Village Roadshow Pictures

If you look closely, you can see Bradley Cooper's character using his thumb to make the baby's hand move.

Submitted by ChronicallyFabulous

2. The waitress missing the light switch in Grease.

RSO Records

There's a scene in Grease where a waitress attempts to turn off a light switch with her elbow because her hands aren't free. Thing is, she misses the switch and the lights turn off anyway.

Submitted by Bridget Lee, Facebook

3. There's a scene in Gladiator where you can see a gas canister in the back of a chariot, which is very odd considering those weren't around in Ancient Rome.

Scott Free Productions

Submitted by Andrew Ziegler

4. Lily Potter's eyes in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Warner Bros.

Throughout the book series, Harry Potter was always told he had eyes like his mother's. They were green; however, in the final film, the actor who portrayed Lily Potter had brown eyes.

Submitted by Gabi Corey, Facebook

5. The gearshift in Dirty Dancing.

Great American Films

Although Johnny is driving, it appears that the car is actually in park position.

Submitted by Trish Skidmore, Facebook

6. A Stormtrooper hits his head in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

Lucasfilm Ltd

In this scene a Stormtrooper hits his head on the door opening. You can even hear the thud, too.

Submitted by Annie Smith, Facebook

7. You can see the breakaway section of the pillar during a fight scene in The Matrix.

Village Roadshow Pictures

Submitted by Kayla Yandoli

8. The Lamborghini in Dallas Buyers Club.

Truth Entertainment

The movie is set in 1985, but if you look behind Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey), you can see a Lamborghini Aventador, a car that wasn't made until 2011.

Submitted by Jovan Santos, Facebook

9. The guitar Marty McFly plays in Back to the Future.

Amblin Entertainment

During this scene, McFly is in the year 1955, which is a bit odd considering the guitar he's playing, the ES-345, didn't debut until 1959.

Submitted by jws1272

10. The kid covers his ears in North by Northwest.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Via

If you look to the right, you can see that the child covers his ears moments before the gun is fired. He clearly anticipated the noise.

Submitted by BabyDollLolita

11. Cher's driving test failure in Clueless...

Paramount Pictures / Via

During Cher's driving test she runs into another vehicle and destroys her sideview mirror, causing it to fly off.

...but in the next scene the window is magically replaced.

Paramount Pictures / Via

Submitted by jeffreyb484e86d58

12. Julia Roberts is chomping on a croissant in Pretty Woman...

Paramount Pictures / Via

...but it magically turns into a pancake seconds later.

Touchstone Pictures / Via

Submitted by billylorusso

13. Legolas' eyes were blue in the Hobbit films...

New Line Cinema

...but they were darker in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, even though all of the films had the same director, Peter Jackson.

New Line Cinema

Submitted by ZoeLC

14. There's a scene in Encino Man where Link (Brendan Fraser) takes off in a driving test car.

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Dave (Sean Astin) runs after Link and jumps into the car through the back window, but when you cut to the next scene, the man behind Link isn't Dave.

Hollywood Pictures

Hollywood Pictures

You can watch the clip here.

Submitted by nancyp4cdf73662

15. There's a continuity error in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls. The screencap below shows a chessboard with pieces...

Morgan Creek Productions / Via

...but when the scene cuts you see the chessboard empty.

Morgan Creek Productions / Via

Submitted by Kira Flagstead, Facebook

16. There's a scene in You've Got Mail where Tom Hanks' character puts an olive into his father's Martini...

Warner Bros. / Via

...but in the next scene there is a cut to his father and then back to Hanks' character. He puts the same olive in the martini.

Warner Bros. / Via

Submitted by Amanda Jorgensen, Facebook

17. In Grandma's Boy there's a scene where a tray of food is put into the oven. Notice the banana?

Happy Madison / Via

Somehow it magically disappears once the food is removed from the oven.

Happy Madison / Via

Submitted by nancyp4cdf73662

18. There's uneven rain in Tombstone.

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Submitted by vodak636

19. In Raiders of the Lost Ark you can see the snake's reflection in the glass separating it from Indiana Jones.

Lucasfilm Ltd.

So, thankfully, Harrison Ford wasn't in as much danger as we'd imagined.

Submitted by vikky

20. Um, how exactly did Grandpa Joe manage to get out of bed to buy a chocolate bar in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?

Wolper Productions / Via

"In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Grandpa Joe hasn’t been out of bed in 20 years. Yet somehow, he manages to buy Charlie a chocolate bar without anybody else finding out. They explained where he got the money, but not how he did the shopping."

Submitted by amaneaux

21. Taylor gets a heart tattoo in She's All That...

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...but during the prom scene the tattoo is clearly gone.

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Submitted by Katherine Ellis, Facebook

22. Elsa's hair is going through her shoulder in Frozen.

Walt Disney Pictures

"I cringe every time Frozen is on when Elsa is singing 'Let It Go.' Not just because I’ve heard it a thousand times, but because hair should not pass through someone’s shoulder." Watch a slow-motion clip here and judge for yourself!

Submitted by greyfox155

23. There's a scene in Titanic where Jack Dawson mentions Lake Wissota, a man-made lake that was built five years after the Titanic sank.

20th Century Fox

Submitted by Spencer Althouse

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