Tomb Raider

Plot hole: When the Illuminati are breaking into the tomb of the dancing light, Lara is watching them through binoculars. She sees them, and even comments about Alex. How did she see them through all the trees? There were loads underneath her.

Plot hole: If the ancient civilization wanted to stop people from ever using the power of the triangle again, why didn't they just destroy the triangle right then and there instead of splitting it in two and hiding the pieces? It would make sure that no one would ever get the power of the triangle and is easier than going to ends of the earth and creating all sorts of traps and challenges.

Piemanmoo

Plot hole: About Lara's getting inside the Cambodian temple, how exactly does plucking off a flower activate a mechanism that opens a secret entrance to it? (Over the centuries, none of those flowers ever withered or was plucked off by the wind, of course).

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, Lara Croft and Manfred Powell (Iain Glen) both draw their pistols and have them pointed at each others head. Powell suggest that the two put the guns down and settle it hand to hand. The two lay their guns down and fight. As the fight is progressing the cave is falling in around them. Laura knocks Powell out and begins to run for the exit and she does not slow down. As she makes it to the exit you can see her pistols in their holsters on her legs. This is edited from a longer sequence, as seen on DVD, but still a mistake in the theatrical release.

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Lara Croft: Ah, Mr Powell.How Predictable.Alex West.What are you doing here?

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Trivia: The battle training robot is named "Simon" in the film, presumably after the director Simon West.

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Question: The Director states in the commentary that there are some clues to some kind of puzzle at certain scenes (such as When Lara is doing the bungee ballet and when Alex gets knifed). What are these clues that we're supposed to be looking for - something in the background? The action? Some kind of composition? And just what is the puzzle?

Answer: This movie left a lot of holes. It was pretty much: Lara knew what to do and she did it. Perhaps there are clues in the movie, but the book explains all the puzzles in much more detail (as books do). So if you are really interested in the deep puzzles of the adventure, the Tomb Raider book is what you should look at.

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