10 Plot Holes and Mistakes in New Blockbusters You Might Have Missed

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Bloopers in movies are common and almost impossible to avoid. Even the most professional team of filmmakers can't keep track of all the actors' movements and clothes changes, cuts in the scenes, and other small details to make the project flawless.

Free Guy (2021)

In Free Guy, Guy (Ryan Reynolds) starts the day in his apartment where, among other things, viewers can spot a calendar hanging above the TV set. The calendar appears completely ordinary at first glance, but you may notice that the number four is missing in it. There's no explanation for the missing number further in the film, so we may consider it a prop gaffe.

Uncharted (2022)

The movements of Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) in Uncharted defy the laws of physics, which makes you want to keep watching the spectacle. However, the gaffe at the beginning of the film has nothing to do with the main character. When Nathan Drake finally gets onto the plane, he is hit by a red Mercedes with no driver behind the wheel. A little later, we see Chloe Frazier (Sophia Taylor Ali) in the driver's seat.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

The new movie about Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) also contains plenty of gaps and inconsistencies within the plot. Sitting in a café with America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) and Wong (Benedict Wong), the superhero talks about what happened to Spider-Man — but in the last Spider-Man movie, Strange erased the memory of everyone who knew Peter Parker, including himself and Wong.

Cruella (2021)

Cruella was not intended as a fantasy movie, but there is magic going on in some of the scenes. When Baroness von Hellman (Emma Thompson) examines the designs presented to her, she stops near the dress created by Estella (Emma Stone) and swings a blade in the air abruptly, cutting off part of Estella's outfit — although we clearly see that the blade hasn't touched the dress. Magic!

The Gray Man (2022)

As the Gray Man, known as Sierra Six (Ryan Gosling), realizes his ward's pacemaker is failing, it only takes him a few seconds to create a new car model to drive the girl to the hospital. We see an Audi e-tron GT pulling up to the hospital — but this model only appeared in late 2020, while the scene was meant to be set in 2019.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)

Many viewers have noticed logical inconsistencies in the Fantastic Beasts threequel. When Dumbledore (Jude Law) tells Newt Salamander (Eddie Redmayne) about the oath that binds him to Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen), he mentions it is the reason he cannot confront Grindelwald directly. But in the finale, the characters engage in combat, completely oblivious to the fact they are not allowed to do so because of the blood oath they have taken. Miraculously, the oath loses all of its power at that point.

Don't Look Up (2021)

In the scene where Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) is driving the car, there are two consecutive bloopers. First, when he is still behind the wheel, there are no cars in the adjacent lanes, but in the next shot, a car appears out of nowhere on his left. Later, when Doc gets out of the car, he forgets his phone on the holder but finds it in his pocket a little later.

Red Notice (2021)

When the characters move through the corridors of a Roman museum in search for the precious golden eggs, viewers can briefly see the paintings on the museum walls. Among them is a famous artwork titled The Birth of Venus. In the real world, the painting is on display not in Rome but in Florence — and besides, it's hardly possible that such a valuable work would simply hang on a wall unprotected.

Dune (2021)

In the scene where the robot mosquito tries to kill Paul (Timothée Chalamet), the heir to the Atreides house, it burns a small hole in the relief on the wall. After that, the story returns to the room where the action unfolds, and the hole in the wall disappears without a trace. A possible explanation to that is advanced technology that sealed the hole right away.

The Lost City (2022)

Setting off for the expedition, Jack Trainer (Brad Pitt) sits in a small blue car that doesn't appear suitable for such a journey. When he opens the car door to talk to Alan Caprison (Channing Tatum), a completely strange man is reflected in the glass. He obviously isn't Trainer's companion: the man is probably a crew member whose reflection was overlooked in the editing process.