Sudden Death

Continuity mistake: Jean Claude Van Damme has just killed a terrorist in the hallway of the sports complex. He drags his body into an elevator to hide the body. The "terrorist" is far too tall and lifts his head out of the way to fit into the elevator. Can be seen just as the doors are closing. Very easy to spot.

Continuity mistake: At one point in the game, the Pens' goalie, Tolliver, is thrown out. But later in the game, the subsequent shots of the Pens' goalie we see is still Tolliver.

Continuity mistake: When Van Damme is talking to his son, telling him to stay in his seat and look after his sister for a while, in the background you can see the action on the ice is by the far left goal, yet in the next shot showing Van Damme walking up the stairs, you can see in the background the action has instantaneously switched to the other end of the ice.

Continuity mistake: In the last game of the Cup finals Luc Robitalle is on a break away. There is an aerial shot of the ice, showing clearly that Robitalle is the only one on the offensive half of the ice...a true break away if there every was one! Then, there is an ice-level shot, and somehow there are two defencemen that Robitalle has to beat to score.

Continuity mistake: In order to purposely receive a 'game misconduct' penalty, Van Damme hits a Chicago Blackhawk. Immediately after the hit, a second Blackhawk is seen quickly skating to his checked team mate's aid. However in the very next shot showing Van Damme standing over the downed Blackhawk, the second Blackhawk never appears.

Plot hole: It seems that an awful lot of time and effort was taken in planning this caper, what with all the bombs planted throughout the arena and all, but the terrorist were pulling this during game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. What if the series ended at game six in Chicago?

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Vice President: You have no idea of the complexity.
Joshua Foss: I had an idea, I had this idea, and we are gonna make it work or we're gonna die trying. You will call the President, and on flash precedence priority, he will call the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury. Then banks will be notified, and the money will begin to move. Or it won't. And if it doesn't, when the game ends, everyone in this box and in this arena will die by explosion, fire and panic.

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Trivia: At the time of the movie's release, nearly all the players from the Pitsburgh Penguins depicted in the film (Luc Robitaille, Ulf Samelsson, Greg Hawgood, etc), were no longer with the Penguins. They were all either traded, went free agent or released.

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