Tenet

Continuity mistake: The protagonist, Neil and Kat are in the back of the yellow ambulance in the parking garage. Neil checks on Kat, after that he removes plastic gloves from his hands and throws them into the trash right next to him, 2 cuts later he again crumples a pair of plastic gloves. (02:00:00)

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Suggested correction: People doing procedures change gloves all the time. There is nothing suspicious about using 2 pairs of gloves in 3 minutes.

He was already done with the procedure when he removed the first pair of gloves. He was never shown putting on the second pair.

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But this scenes are within about 15 seconds of time - so there is no time to put on another pair.

Other mistake: In the theatre/opera scene the whole hall full of people are put into sleep with gas attack. They pass out in seconds. A minute later the compromised agent jumps from the private room to the same hall without any oxygen mask... and is completely fine.

Other mistake: The emergency slides on the 747 that the team use to kick out the pilots disappear after they are deployed. Certainly they would be visible when the plane crashes into the building.

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Continuity mistake: When the soldier explains how the red and blue teams are going to attack, he paints red and blue lines on the screen. Check the arrow on the blue line: it changes style between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the protagonist's car overturns, the wide angle shows his mask on. In the immediate close-up it's off, and he is placing it back on his mouth.

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Continuity mistake: When Kat and the protagonist have dinner his hands swap between crossed or not depending on the shot.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the protagonist travels in time and gets in the car, a shot from outside reveals a small black car behind him reflected on the bumper. From the immediate wide angle the car is gone. Seemingly the filming vehicle for, according to footage of the making-of a small black car was the one holding the filming crane.

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Continuity mistake: When Andrei is about to beat Kat with a belt, he throws cushions at her. One lands right next to her head, but disappears a shot later.

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Continuity mistake: When the protagonist has dinner with Kat the glass in her hand appears/disappears randomly between shots. Also, the position of her hands is not continuous when the scene starts.

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Continuity mistake: In the yacht when Kat hides from Andre in the protagonist's room her right arm is over her chest or not, depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When the protagonist is at Priya's terrace after menacing her husband, the position of her hands is not continuous between shots.

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Trivia: The 747 crashing into a building was shot entirely practically, with a retired jumbo jet. Christopher Nolan costed out doing it with miniatures, but realised it would be cheaper (and better) to buy the shell of an old aircraft and really crash it.

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