Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, two people are dragging a coffin through the desert. After first seeing only their boots, when we see the two guys, the one wearing a white shirt is on the left, and the one with a red shirt on the right. But in the very next shot their positions have changed, now the man with the white shirt is on the left while the one with the red shirt is on the right.
Factual error: In this Sci-Fi Channel TV movie, a geology professor and his students are climbing the side of an Icelandic volcano. The professor tells them, "There's a book by Jules Verne: Voyage to the Center of the Earth." He may not be an English prof, but he should still know better. Verne's book is Journey to the Center of the Earth.Jean G
Revealing mistake: In the scene where Shen is seen walking down the road as he tries to hitch a lift, you can see all the cars are driving on the right side of the road. However, in some background shots you can see the traffic moving on the left side of the road as it is supposed to in New Zealand where the film is shot.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Dean Cain's character and the girl are chained together with the shackles. Dean leaps through the window and crashes to the floor. The girl then jumps through the window and neither of them is wearing shackles. There was no cut, and no indication they had a key.Jason Hoffman
Visible crew/equipment: When Dieter steals the rifles from the hut and approaches the other prisoners before their attack on the kitchen, a crew member (wearing a cap) can be seen moving from the right of the screen to the left with a camera or some other equipment. (01:19:35)
Continuity mistake: When Sarah is in the library, Kate comes and leans on the table next to her. When we first see her close up, her ponytail is dangling by her head, it zooms out and the ponytail is on her back, again it zooms in and is in front of her face, zooms back out and it's on her back again.
Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Seagal is locked in the room and creates his knife gun, Seagal walks over and smashes a wall. As the camera pans around from right to left, the camera goes past him and continues to the left showing a crew member facing him.
Factual error: The guy who is invisible is ran down by a car while running after the cop and the scientist. He is shown getting up covered in blood. Everything about him is invisible which includes his blood. It shouldn't have been visible after the accident.
Factual error: When the Empress is dressing for the Chrysanthemum festival, bobby pins and hair pins are visible in her hair, not made available until the 20th century.
Factual error: Jerry says that Flynn argued with Stephen Hawking regarding the thesis of Hawking's book when Flynn was only nine years old. However, Flynn celebrates his 32nd birthday in the movie in 2006, meaning he'd have been 9 in 1983 and 1984, while Hawking's first book, A Brief History of Time, wasn't published until 1988.DavidK93
Factual error: Throughout the film, most Japanese words are spelled in Katakana. In real-life Japanese, however, Katakana is exclusively used for foreign words adopted into Japanese language, like 'table', 'television' (mostly it is abbreviated to 'telebi') and 'racing car'. But in the film, even indiginous Japanese words such as 'samurai' are spelled in Katakana, not - as they should be - in Hiragana (the syllable system used for native words).
Factual error: Sharpe follows a wagonload of powder kegs into the Western Gatehouse, then down a corridor lit with torches, to the end of the corridor where Indians were tying together quickmatch, once again by torchlight. With the propensity for powder kegs to leak, even an Indian subadar would use closed lanterns.