Best movie plot holes of 2005
Plot hole: Near the end, when Ice asks to say goodbye to the kids in the hotel room, the kids have on their pajamas, yet their luggage was left on the train earlier in the day. It is unlikely that they would have gone to the train station to get their belongings following the chaos of the Christmas party.
Plot hole: Toward the end of the movie, it is revealed that Silvia spent the night in the secure room where the Matabo President was taken after the assassination attempt so that she could be alone with him and threaten to kill him. With the U.N. and Secret Service on alert for an assassination attempt, wouldn't they have swept the secure room right before the Matabo President arrived that day? In addition, Silvia would have had to use her access card to get in that area of the building, so there would be a record of her being in the building but not at her station. Wouldn't that raise some suspicion long before Tobin figures it out?
Plot hole: In the end, when Charlie is advancing on Emily while turning his light on and off, the final time he turns it on, Kathrine is in front of Emily. How could she get there so fast without being heard? There's at least 4-5 inches of water that would make sneaking very hard.
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Plot hole: Bomb squad vehicles are present at the airport when the plane lands. There is no bomb disposal unit in Goose. If one is needed it has to come from two provinces away - travel time by vehicle, in March, going flat out: minimum 20 hours + a 2.5 hr ferry trip. Not to mention that the markings on said vehicles are American: transportation of those vehicles from the US wouldn't have been any easier than from Canada, on the contrary, so again, they wouldn't have had the time to bring them over.
Plot hole: In the course of the story it's said that at the time the black hole went out of control, it had a mass of "half a mountaintop of granite." But in a flashback scene Dr. Krone is shown growing the mass of the hole by feeding it large numbers of lead bricks in the laboratory. It's a little hard to believe his lab could store, or even afford, enough lead bricks to equal that much mass.
Plot hole: The Hellworld website at the beginning of the film has eerie music and also Pinhead's voice reciting some of his famous lines from other Hellraiser movies, which is impossible; there's no way that someone could have gotten recordings of those moments in the past where he said the lines, so they couldn't be playing on an internet webpage.
Plot hole: In the end of the movie, when Willy Wonka decides to visit his father, his father does not recognize him until he looks at his "rare teeth." But the wall of newspaper printings that Charlie was looking at included a recent enough picture of Willy that the father would have definitely recognized him, before seeing his teeth, as Willy doesn't look like a normal person with that outfit.
Plot hole: About two thirds of the way into the film, Gina comes running into Montebello's to talk to Joe, while Joe bursts into Prestolani's to confront Gina. Of course, in typical romantic comedy fashion, they just miss each other. However, the two pizzerias are directly next to each other, and both characters were using the front doors. Therefore, there is no way that they could possibly have missed each other.
Plot hole: The movie takes place before and around 1938 and, supposedly ends in that year, following the entrance in Shanghai of the Japanese, with the exodus by many Chinese and foreign residents. Ralph Fiennes' character, as an American ex-diplomat and businessman, would have resided, have bank accounts, his car, etcetera, in the foreign concessions. The Japanese did not occupy the concessions until after Pearl Harbor, so there was no need for him to flee the city, as a refugee without a passport and with little or no money, sailing towards Macao in a fragile Chinese junk. He could just have driven or walked a few blocks to any of the "Western" concessions, from where he could have married Natasha Richardson's character, obtained U.S. passports (White Russians had none, as the rest of her family in the movie until assisted by an official in the French Consulate) for her and her daughter, purchased a ticket in a safer vessel, sold his assets (regardless of the damage to his club, he still had a house, furniture, a car, presumably bank accounts, etc.).
Plot hole: The survivors find their way to the internet lounge to send out a message via email about the terrorist attack. The ship was upside down. All satellite dishes used to transmit over the internet were completely submerged in water. Even if there was power to the computers, they would not have been able to get a server connection let alone send out email.
Plot hole: In the opening text scroll, it is said that the creatures live in the dark, and the name of the movie is "Alone in the Dark". But at the very end (when Edward and Aline are walking around the deserted city), the camera zooms in on the couple suddenly, implied they were attacked by one of the monsters, but in broad daylight.
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Plot hole: During the end of the fight scene in the hotel, Charlie gets hold of Dexter's gun. This gun is a Desert Eagle variant that fires either a .357, .44, or a .50AE caliber round. At the close proximity to Laroche that Charlie was, he would have taken his head clean off his shoulders instead of just taking out his eye.
Plot hole: When the group first finds the plane, they are all able to hold their breath long enough to descend, search the plane and resurface. Yet later in the movie, even though Amanda can get a full breath of air from the air pocket in the plane, she can't hold her breath long enough to swim to the surface and has to be rescued by Jared.
Plot hole: There is no way Dirk, Al, and Eva could have made it from the top of the fort to their camels, raced cross the desert and then hid themselves in the sand all before the train were to have met them. The train was barely visible when Dirk saw it through the scope which means it was much farther away to begin with.
Plot hole: In the scene where Ann is laying/sleeping with Kong on the cliff, her dress should not only be beyond filthy, but it should be tattered and shredded. It doesn't so much as have a thread out of place after being carried so violently through the jungle and being caught between Kong and the dinosaur. Also, she at this point has been in Kong's possession for several hours to a day or so, and not once has she even shown any signs of hunger, thirst, or the need to relieve herself.
Plot hole: In the scene where Mace Windu and the other three Jedi attempt to arrest Palpatine, the first Jedi that Palpatine kills practically has his back turned to him, which is not something a Jedi Knight who is trained to be mindful of his surroundings would do. As we can see in the film, it takes Palpatine several seconds to stand up from his chair, draw out his lightsaber, threaten the Jedi, leap over his desk, and then lunge at them, meaning the Jedi had plenty of reaction time to avoid this.
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Plot hole: Travis does the last time jump to change the events of a previous time jump. As all the jumps were to the exact same time to kill the same dinosaur, the travelers of the second jump must have found there the travelers of the first one. The travelers of the third jump must have found the travelers of the second and the first, and so on.
Plot hole: After E.D.I. goes rouge, Kara brings up his weapons list, which consists of 2 ThroatRippers, 2 ShockHammers, and 3 Blue Ferrets, so E.D.I. has 7 missiles. He fires two during the Russian dogfight, another two when he and Ben escape from Alaska, and another two at the Korean border - one of which is the last missile. That's 6. So where did the last missile go?
Plot hole: The manner in which the Microwave emitter is used to vaporize the city's water would not go as intended. Microwave emissions coming from a device located inside of a train that has a very metallic exterior will unavoidably be affected by the photoelectric effects resulting from any microwave beam that is focused at the water mains below the train from within it. A fork placed within a relatively low powered kitchen microwave would encounter a similar effect.