Species

Continuity mistake: The BMW that Sil takes after killing the guy she picks up at the club is damaged on the driver front fender when we see her wake up in it at the beach parking lot. However prior to that the car is undamaged when they leave the club and when it turns into the driveway. We never see how the car became damaged. (00:41:00 - 00:48:00)

Factual error: Fitch, who professes qualifications in biology, genetics and biochemistry, says that they made Sil female because she's a natural predator and so she'd be more docile. He should retake his finals. In every single species of predator on earth - every single one - the females are the hunters, aggressors and killers. The males may be socially dominant but they are the 'docile' ones. There are no exceptions - and no human DNA was used to create Sil - they used synthetic DNA based on the instructions transmitted to them.

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Suggested correction: They never said Sil was a natural predator when they created her. She was half human and half alien and it was their belief that human females are more docile (i.e. more motherly, more gentle, more empathetic, and less aggressive than human males). Although the reply to "more docile and controllable" was "you guys don't get out much", meaning that girls aren't that docile and controllable.

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Xavier Fitch: A train came through here about the time she escaped.
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Xavier Fitch: She is that fast.

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Trivia: Creature designer H.R. Giger personally financed the "nightmare train" sequence after the studio refused to fund it due to its high cost and short length. It reportedly cost him nearly $100,000 between paying for the props, the filmstock, the effects and the camera crew.

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