The Italian JobGoofs
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The bonnet of Charlie's Aston Martin is hinged at the nose of the car. When the car gets thrown off the cliff, the hinges are near the cockpit. This is because the car which was thrown off the cliff was in fact a Lancia Flavia convertible.
The Coopers have only one person in them when driven through the tunnels, but close-ups show them having passengers.
During the race around the Fiat test track, a police motorcycle manages to pass in front of the Minis. But in the next shots, the police are all still behind chasing.
There is supposed to be £4m in gold bullion, this equates to around $10m in 1969 when the cost of gold was about $40 per Troy ounce. Each Troy ounce is 31 grammes, meaning there would have been 7.5 tonnes of gold or 500 15kg ingots. A mini wouldn't be capable of containing 166 ingots without them being visible, and with 2.5 tonnes of gold would have been undriveable at anything but a crawl, even if heavily modified.
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When the Coopers are being prepped in the garage prior to the job, one car has the rear end jacked up. The mechanic says something is wrong with the differential. Swapping the diff in a Mini (a front-wheel drive car) requires the removal of the engine and gearbox which are at the front, not the back. However, this could be an intentional 'mistake' left in by the writers/film-makers. When this film was made front wheel drive cars were not as commonplace in the UK as they are today and most mechanics where used to working on the standard rear wheel driven cars. Asking an inexperienced mechanic to change the diff on a Mini was apparently a common practical joke/jape. The film maker may have also been implying that one of Charlie's mechanics wasn't up to scratch as there are various other gags in the film referring to their ineptitude (i.e. "you're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!").
When Charlie Croker leaves prison, Freddie tells Mr. Bridger that Charlie is planning a job in Italy, but at this point of the story, Charlie doesn't yet know of the job (Charlie learns of the job when reviewing the documents given by Miss Peach shortly after leaving prison) and so could not have been planning for it. However, Beckerman presumably had already planned the job, and he plainly intended Charlie to carry it out. Perhaps he'd discussed it with Camp Freddie.
During the heist, Charlie shouts "Now! Now! Go! Go! Go!" in order to get the minibus to force its way into the traffic jam. But in the long shot showing the minibus pulling out after the bullion van, there is clearly a huge gap left by patiently waiting cars which allows the minibus to complete the manoeuvre. This would never have happened in a real traffic jam, particularly in Italy.
When the Lamborghini Miura is rammed by the snow plow and gets thrown off the cliff into the water, the engine lid opens and the engine is not there. This is because the Lamborghini used for this accident was already a wreck when it "met" with the snow plow.
At the beginning of the film, just after the Lamborghini enters the tunnel we see a brief shot of the Bulldozer as the car's tyres screech. If you look very carefully you can see the Lamborghini has already been secured to the front of the machine. After the explosion the Bulldozer reverses out of the tunnel mouth, there is a rope leading from the front of the wheel arch down the main beam of the Bulldozer blade.
When the Mafia wreck the first E-Type Jaguar, Charlie says to the mafia boss "You just cost him his no claims bonus!" No claims bonus is a British term and would not have been understood by an American audience. It was re-dubbed as "You just cost him his insurance bonus!"
Crew or equipment visible
Dummies were clearly noticeable piloting the police car during and after it crashed through the gate at the end of the sewer.
In the chase down the palazzo steps, the protective covering for the marble stairs is plainly visible.
Errors in geography
During the attack on the bullion van in Turin a roadworks sign says "WORK IN PROGRESS". Surely this should have been in Italian.
During the introductory sequence, the car is seen driving up the Italian side of the Grand St. Bernard pass and then driving down the same side again, whereas it's evidently intended that it crosses the pass.
The Minis are driven up ramps and onto a moving bus. Since the road they are travelling on is virtually deserted and the police are no longer in pursuit, they could easily pull over to drive the Minis onto the bus without the need for the dangerous maneuver.
$4 million at 1969 prices would have weighed 3 tonnes in weight and not 1/2 tonne as specified. Each mini would had to have transported a whole tonne or twice its curb weight (calculated at $41 / troy ounce, 32 troy ounces to 1 kg = $1,312. $4 million divided by $1,312 / kg = 3,048 kg).
The entire Mini chase / escape is completely unnecessary. The Dormobile has no difficulty driving through the traffic and catching up with the bus.
The car used when Charlie came out of prison was supposed to have been stolen from the Pakistani Ambassador (as Charlie points out to Lorna when they're in it and he shows her the flag). As a member of the Commonwealth (which they still were in 1969 although they left three years later), Pakistan did not have an Ambassador in London, but a High Commissioner.
When the three Minis are pursued up the ramp onto the aircraft museum by the police car as there is only one entrance and exit the best way to apprehend the minis would be to park on the ramp and wait for assistance rather than follow them on.