Six Days, Seven Nights

Plot hole: After running from the pirates, the two castaways almost stumble off a cliff. Unless they were running backwards, I'm sure they would have seen the cliff coming for a while, because when the camera zooms out you can see clear terrain for at least 20 metres until the edge of the cliff.

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Plot hole: The morning after Frank and Angelica sleep together the hotel manager comes to her cabin to get her for the search. He says the helicopter leaves in 20 minutes. She wakes up Frank and tells him they have to go. The next time we see them they are eating breakfast. They only have 20 minutes but that is enough time for him to go to his cabin, shower, do his hair and change, while she does the same thing. Then there is still time to go to the restaurant, order food and get it. That is some long 20 minutes.

Continuity mistake: When Robin crashes the plane at the end of the film, it appears that she crashes it about 1/4 mile off shore. But when everyone runs out to the wrecked plane, it's just a few feet from the shoreline.

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Robin Monroe: Pirates?! As in, 'Argh?!'.

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Trivia: Temuera Morrison and Cliff Curtis are speaking Maori in their roles as pirates. However they didn't know how to say the complex lines they were supposed to (about gold and pirates, etc), so they just ad-libbed random everyday stuff such as what they were cooking for dinner. (From Temuera's biography "Temuera Morrison: From Haka to Hollywood").

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Question: If Quinn and Robin had no idea what island they crash landed on AND the plane's navigation system and radio had been knocked out by the lightning, how were they able to navigate straight back to Makatea once they retrofitted the plane and eluded the pirates?

Answer: Once they were in the air, Quinn would be able to navigate by sight. He was an experienced pilot and and was familiar with the territory and the different islands' configurations. He would also be looking for ship traffic, and he had a general idea which of several islands they were on. Once in the air, he would easily know which direction he was heading based on the position of the sun.

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But he passed out. And the ocean is a big expanse, not a lot of landmarks to navigate by.

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