21 Of The Biggest Costume Mistakes In Movies

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Remember that photo that circulated around the internet of Captain Jack Sparrow and the Adidas tag on his hat? Surprisingly enough, that’s not the only mistake on a costume that we’ve seen before in a movie. There have been tons of other mistakes in movie costumes, and chances are you probably haven’t noticed them before.

Here are a few examples.

1. Braveheart

Mel Gibson’s character wears a kilt. The movie takes place in the 1300s, but kilts didn’t find their way in Scotland until around the 16th century.

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2. Django Unchained

Sunglasses became a thing in the US in 1929, but Django wears a pair in a movie set 70 years before that.

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3. My Girl

Vada wears a mood ring, even though those were invented 3 years after the movie took place. Not so bad then.

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4. Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

Indie fights Nazis that wear medals used in WWII, even though the events in the movie take place long before that.

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5. Schindler’s List

The people in concentration camp certainly didn’t have time to think about shaving legs and armpits, odd for the women considering shaving wasn’t a thing back in the 40s.

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6. Pirates Of The Caribbean

One of our favorite mistakes. He must have gone on the wrong set, with the better donuts.

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7. Singin’ In The Rain

Cathy wears this 1950s dress model, yet the story takes place in the 1920s.

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8. Seabiscuit

Chinstraps weren’t introduced to horse racing until 1956, but the jockeys in the movie still wear them even though it takes place in the 30s.

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9. The Aviator

No frameless glasses in the 1920s.

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10. Pearl Harbour

Even though nylon stockings were common in WWII, none of the women in the movie wear them.

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11. The Ten Commandments

This dress color cannot be found in nature, so there’s no way it could be produced in the time.

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12. Amadeus

The clothes have zippers… which were invented 120 years after Mozart had died.

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13. American Hustle

That Rolex he’s wearing? That was made in 2010, but the movie takes place in the 70s.

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14. Dirty Dancing

Those shorts were everywhere in the 80s… Shame the movie takes place in the 60s.

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15. Alien

Did you ever notice that Kane’s hood just magically disappears when the alien removes his helmet?

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16. The Empire Strikes Back

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17. The Wizard Of Oz

Dorothy’s ruby slippers all of a sudden become black shoes.

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18. The Avengers

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19. The Wedding Singer

Drew Barrymore’s character traveled back to the ’80s, but her outfit was extremely ’90s. Wait, what?

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20. The Informant

This story takes place in the early ’90s, yet the Nike golf shoes that show up in the movie were made after 1996.

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21. Gladiator

The bike shorts that appeared in this scene were somewhat unknown in Ancient Roman times, too…

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