Stripes Movie Goofs / Mistakes

Stripes Goofs

The story of a man who wanted to keep the world safe for democracy …and meet girls.


"Er, someone wasn't on top of their game that day..."
See the goofs, blunders and plain ole mistakes in the 1981 Comedy movie starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P.J. Soles

Sean Young, John Candy, John Larroquette, John Voldstad, John Diehl, Lance LeGault, Roberta Leighton, Conrad Dunn, Judge Reinhold, Antone Pagan, Glenn-Michael Jones, William Lucking Update Cast

We believe the following are all legit mistakes. If we've bungled it, or you have additional info, please update us.

Thanks to Steven Wojcik
In the graduation scene, from the moment Bill Murray's troop nears the graduation area up until the very end of graduation (it's party time...Italian style), everytime they cut to the next shot you get a sunny day on one shot, then a completely overcast cloudy day on the next, then totally sunny, then cloudy, then sunny.....this continues for 10 minutes or so throughout the entire graduation scene.
Thanks to Redtigershark
In the scene where Bill Murray does push ups in the apartment and wins Harold Ramis' money, Murray is seen laying flat on his back with only a few dollars on his chest. The camera cuts away and when it comes back he has a much larger amount of bills on his chest.
Thanks to Rodney Collins
In the scene where John (Murray) tries to desert the Army, his friend Russell (Ramis) catches up to him and pushes him the ground. The duffle bag alternates from being under John's head (as a pillow) and off to the side several times.
Thanks to Matt
Watch the scene shot from two angles when Ramis prevents Murray from going AWOL in the motor pool parking lot, while wrestling on the ground, Murray's hat is on and then off. His bag also appears next to him then under his head.
Thanks to Bob Mayben
In the apartment scene at the start of the movie, while Anita is dressing she puts on three boots! The left one twice.
Thanks to Anonymous
After Murray and Ramis 'borrow' the Urban Assault Vehicle, Laroquette drives up at night to find it missing. He then has the rest of the platoon loading up a truck w/ammo to go after them.

Daylight is clearly visible through the windows of the warehouse during this scene, yet the next scene they are driving in the rain and it is night again!
Thanks to Anonymous
SFC Bulka has a combat patch (First Cavalry Division) but no combat stripes that would be on the lower left arm.

Bogus Blunders

Sometimes an apparent goof is not a real mistake

But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Stripes".
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