Matthias: It it each man's quest to find out who he truly is but the answer to that lies in the present, not in the past. As it is for all of us.
Doug Quaid: But the past tells us who we've become.
Matthias: The past is a construct of the mind. It blinds us. It fools us into believing it. But the heart wants to live in the present. Look there. You'll find your answer.
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Continuity: Regarding Craft 4605-FP . After Quaid flies the craft to the Fall he is assigned to Hangar Bay 3 (this is on "top" of the Fall). When the Fall arrives at the Colony, the "top" is now the "bottom". Melina takes command of Craft 4605-FP to help Quaid and to escape. How did Craft 4605-FP get from a hangar bay on one end of the Fall to the other?
Continuity: Toward the end of the movie when Cohaagen and Quaid are fighting on top of The Fall, Cohaagen has taken a few punches and a foot to the face by now and has blood on his face and shirt. After a toss, Cohaagen comes up with a knife and begins a short monologue with no sign of blood on his body.
Continuity: In the scene where Cohaagen's team break into the train station, some of them enter through the top windows. It was previously established that the atmosphere in that area was unbreathable, but Cohaagen and the rest of the crew move around just fine without the need of a mask, even though the windows to the outside are broken.
Continuity: In the scene where Hauser and Melina are running through the elevator shafts, as Lori attempts to enter the shaft, one of her synthetics is destroyed by an elevator, thus leaving her with 2 of the original 3 synthetics. Just before the one of the synthetics hooks on to the bottom of the elevator to follow Hauser and Melina, there are 3 synthetics with Lori. Where did the extra one come from?
Plot hole: Hauser did not have to have his memories erased and become Quaid. He was already trusted by Melina before becoming Quaid and he was already set to meet with Matthias. Then, after needlessly giving his top agent the memories of a factory worker, the Chancellor pairs Quaid with his number two agent, Lori, yet keeps her in the dark about the Quaid/Hauser connection - even though the goal should be for Lori to let the other side find Quaid.
Deliberate "mistake": In the finale, the main characters exit 'the fall' and climb up the outside of the vehicle. As the vehicle is travelling at thousands of miles an hour, they would have surely been sucked off instantly and most certainly would not have been able to maintain a grip on the ladder rungs as they climbed 'the fall'.
Continuity: After killing Matthias, Cohaagen and Lori climb into a white-colored kind of helicopter with the number 4605 on the tail, but when Hauser brakes free and exits the train station, he climbs into a helicopter with the same numbers, only this time it's black! This could be because they only produced one real-live sized model of the ship and used it for both shots, only digitally changing the color.
Plot hole: When the rebels find the message in Hauser's mind, Cohaagen and his men appear almost immediately. The rebel base is supposedly miles from civilization in a poisoned city. Plus the signal in Hauser's head was the signal the revealed Mathias' location. It should have taken hours for them to arrive.