Speed 2: Cruise Control

Other mistake: At the end when the plane hits the tanker, people shout "abandon ship" and next shot, a lifeboat full of people is halfway down the side of the ship. This would be impossible. (01:48:00)

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Other mistake: How is it, that throughout the entire film, Alex manages to keep the engagement ring in his pocket. After everything that happened. (01:51:50)

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Other mistake: Alex jumps from the deck to the stern and falls into the sea. The ship moves at a speed of about 15 knots, and there is no chance that in a few seconds Alex could climb back to the ship, because he would be at least 50 feet away. (01:26:55)

Other mistake: In more than one scene, Alex is normally talking to Drew although she's deaf. She wasn't looking at him while he was talking, so she couldn't have read his lips.

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Factual error: In one scene they attempt to divert the ship by manually activating the ship's bowthruster. A thruster is a propeller in a transverse direction. This allows the ship to turn more efficiently when docking. However the thruster loses any efficiency above approximately 5 knots. In the film they use it at 17 knots. Secondly, a thruster is powered by an electric motor of at least 500 kW, yet they manage to turn it by hand. That handle does not exist in real life, and no one would be able to turn it anyway.

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