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** After the scientists first arrive in the park, Ellie (a paleobotanist) notes an unusual fern and begins describing at length how it appears to be a long-extinct species. Meanwhile, Alan is trying to draw her attention to ''the rather large dinosaur'' right in front of them.[[note]]Mostly [[JustifiedTrope justified]] as she's a paleo''botanist'', and as such has dedicated her life to (extinct) plants -- of course the plant that shouldn't exist is going to be the first thing that captures her attention. Paleontologist Alan is the only dinosaur enthusiast between them (notice how earlier in the movie he gave a thrilling description of Raptors that enthralled other listeners but totally flew over Ellie's head).[[/note]]

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** After the scientists first arrive in the park, Ellie (a paleobotanist) notes an unusual fern and begins describing at length how it appears to be a long-extinct species. Meanwhile, Alan is trying to draw her attention to ''the rather large dinosaur'' right in front of them.[[note]]Mostly [[JustifiedTrope justified]] justified as she's a paleo''botanist'', and as such has dedicated her life to (extinct) plants -- of course the plant that shouldn't exist is going to be the first thing that captures her attention. Paleontologist Alan is the only dinosaur enthusiast between them (notice how earlier in the movie he gave a thrilling description of Raptors that enthralled other listeners but totally flew over Ellie's head).[[/note]]


* In ''Film{{Stiletto}}'', Beck enters an empty parking garage and somehow fails to see Raina, despite the fact that she can be no more than a few metres away from him, allowing her to get the drop on him.

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* In ''Film{{Stiletto}}'', ''Film/{{Stiletto}}'', Beck enters an empty parking garage and somehow fails to see Raina, despite the fact that she can be no more than a few metres away from him, allowing her to get the drop on him.

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* In ''Film{{Stiletto}}'', Beck enters an empty parking garage and somehow fails to see Raina, despite the fact that she can be no more than a few metres away from him, allowing her to get the drop on him.

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* ''Film/TheEmperorsClub:'' While Sedgewick ''did'' miss the lecture about Shutruk-Nakhunte, he still walked past the plaque about the emperor every day for years and never cared enough to read it.

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* ''Film/TheLittleHours'': The old nun who goes into the room where Alessandra and Massetto are getting it on doesn't seem to notice at all, though her presence makes them stop.

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* ''Film/AvengersEndgame''
** Thor and Rocket travel to 2013 Asgard to steal the Aether. They tiptoe past Loki in his cell in an obvious manner, which Loki fails to notice because he's too busy flipping a cup in boredom.
** 2014 Nebula takes out 2023 Nebula's golden face-plate so as to blend amongst the Avengers and not arouse suspicion. Her utterly different body language would be a dead giveaway... though, in fairness, she avoids the heroes immediately, and they ignore her in favor of undoing the snap. Before that, they didn't pay attention to her because they were busy mourning Natasha's untimely death.
** Finally, 2014 Thanos begins gloating as he seems to have finally regained the Stark-tech Infinity Gauntlet for himself before snapping only for nothing to occur and Tony to reveal that [[ItWorksBetterWithBullets all the stones were, in fact, with him.]]
** Nobody in the Avengers compound notices when Thanos's ship comes through the Quantum Tunnel and blows out their roof in the process in the very next room. To be fair, this happens while they locked the base down and they're currently in the process of having Bruce use the glove to undo the Decimation, and everyone is more concerned about the sparking energies and Bruce in agony as it fries his arm, but still: giant spaceship pops out of the next room and nobody hears it. Likewise after they open the shutters nobody seems to notice the huge spaceship big enough to block out the sun until an instant before it starts shooting at them.
** When Bruce, Bucky and Sam are waiting for Steve to come back from returning the Infinity Stones, they don't initially notice a now-old Steve seated on a bench.

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* ''Film/TheSuckers'': Vandemeer, one of the world's greatest big-game hunters and already established in-story as possessing excellent senses, somehow fails to notice the badly concussed George staggering up behind him.


* ''[[Film/AMIArticifialMachineIntelligence A.M.I.: Artificial Machine Intelligence]]'': When Liam finds his football after it gets thrown over the fEnce, it's right next to a freshly dug mound of Earth [[spoiler: hiding the barrel containing Sarah's remains]]. He thinks absolutely nothing of it and retrieves his ball.

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* ''[[Film/AMIArticifialMachineIntelligence A.M.I.: Artificial Machine Intelligence]]'': When Liam finds his football after it gets thrown over the fEnce, fence, it's right next to a freshly dug mound of Earth [[spoiler: hiding the barrel containing Sarah's remains]]. He thinks absolutely nothing of it and retrieves his ball.


* ''[[Film/AMIArticifialMachineIntelligence A.M.I.: Artificial Machine Intelligence]]'': When Liam finds his football after it gets thrown over the fance, it's right next to a freshly dug mound of Earth [[spoiler: hiding the barrel containing Sarah's remains]]. He thinks absolutely nothing of it and retrieves his ball.

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* ''[[Film/AMIArticifialMachineIntelligence A.M.I.: Artificial Machine Intelligence]]'': When Liam finds his football after it gets thrown over the fance, fEnce, it's right next to a freshly dug mound of Earth [[spoiler: hiding the barrel containing Sarah's remains]]. He thinks absolutely nothing of it and retrieves his ball.

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* ''[[Film/AMIArticifialMachineIntelligence A.M.I.: Artificial Machine Intelligence]]'': When Liam finds his football after it gets thrown over the fance, it's right next to a freshly dug mound of Earth [[spoiler: hiding the barrel containing Sarah's remains]]. He thinks absolutely nothing of it and retrieves his ball.


** In ''The Two Towers'', Wormtongue is surprised that Gandalf didn't have his staff confiscated at the door to Théoden's hall, even though Gandalf was holding it in his hand as he walked down the length of the hall in clear view of Wormtongue. [=Ian McKellen=] on the commentary track says he was well aware of this problem and that he was trying to make the staff as inconspicuous to the camera as possible during his walk towards the throne -- you can see he's holding the staff fairly low and partly under his grey cloak, but it's still clearly visible.
** As Alan Lee points out in the Design Team audio commentary of ''The Return of the King Extended Cut'', the orcs crossing the river to Osgiliath have great big bloody ''torches''. And yet no soldier really notices.

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** In ''The ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheTwoTowers The Two Towers'', Towers]]'', Wormtongue is surprised that Gandalf didn't have his staff confiscated at the door to Théoden's hall, even though Gandalf was holding it in his hand as he walked down the length of the hall in clear view of Wormtongue. [=Ian McKellen=] on the commentary track says he was well aware of this problem and that he was trying to make the staff as inconspicuous to the camera as possible during his walk towards the throne -- you can see he's holding the staff fairly low and partly under his grey cloak, but it's still clearly visible.
** As Alan Lee points out in the Design Team audio commentary of ''The ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheReturnOfTheKing The Return of the King King]]'' Extended Cut'', Cut, the orcs crossing the river to Osgiliath have great big bloody ''torches''. And yet no soldier really notices.

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* At the end of ''Film/XMen1'', despite Senator Kelly being mobbed by reporters, all of them fail to notice his eyes (sclera and iris) turning a bright, glowing yellow. Even though they wouldn't know it meant he'd been replaced by Mystique, it should still warrant a question or two by the reporters seeing as he'd just given a speech about mutants.

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* ''Film/TheMeg'': It takes several minutes for a crowded beach filled with hundreds of swimmers and boaters to notice a ''seventy-foot shark'' swimming just a few metres directly below them in crystal-clear water. Apparently, not a single person was actually diving or looking under the surface.

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** As a meta-example there is the case of 3-CPOs silver leg: all throughout the original trilogy his right leg from the knee down is silver instead of gold. ''Most'' viewers seem to completely miss this, and are shocked when someone points it out ([[http://www.theshiznit.co.uk/feature/fuck-off-did-c3po-have-a-silver-leg.php here]] is a prime example). That said, it's not as far fetched as it seems as in the vast majority of scenes he is either shown from the waist up, and even when his silver lower leg is on screen it's often surprisingly hard to tell. [[WordOfGod Anthony Daniels himself said]] that at one point the stills photographer (i.e the ''person who was taking pictures of him every day'') one day suddenly asked him why he was wearing a silver leg that day, meaning even he overlooked it until then.

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* In ''Film/WildHorsePhantom'', Link Daggett and his gang somehow fail to notice Billy Carson and Fuzzy, despite them sitting on horseback in the open about 20 feet away from them, while the gang is riding towards them.

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