Universal Soldier

Universal Soldier (1992)

43 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: When the waitress asks Van Damme if he's got money to pay for the food, the position of her left arm and hands keeps changing between angles (bent, raised, lowered).

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Continuity mistake: When the huge truck is pushing the prison bus towards the cliff with Luc on top, Luc disappears in the wide angles, and magically appears in the close-ups.

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Continuity mistake: When Lundgren bombs the prison bus, the aerial shots and the close-ups have nothing in common: In the aerial the bus is in a very narrow space next to a huge cliff, with nothing around but sand and rocks. In the first close-up the bus is rolling in a wide field, no sign of the cliff. In the second close-up a wooden fence and a house-shaped sign suddenly appear, only to disappear in the third close-up.

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Continuity mistake: The prison bus has a huge blood splatter next to the driver's seat, which changes to a line of blood seconds later.

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Plot hole: Despite the prison truck driver being dead, the truck manages to stay straight on the road and make fast turns.

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Continuity mistake: When Lundgren flies through the car's window, several chunks of glass remain attached to the window frame sticking out, however half a second later they are gone.

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Continuity mistake: Veronica arrives at the motel, talks to the manager, points at the phone booth and lowers her hand. When the angle changes her hand is still raised and pointing at the phone booth.

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Continuity mistake: The amount of corpses on the road by the dam increases between the aerial shot and the close-up.

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Continuity mistake: During the fight in the diner, before a man flies through a window you can see the window is already broken in pieces.

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Continuity mistake: When Van Damme is talking Lundgren into saving the innocent couple's lives, there's a wall to the right that disappears in the wide angle.

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Continuity mistake: Van Damme is in Vietnam and finds his dead friend, whose head position swaps from being straight to sideways between the first and second angle.

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Revealing mistake: When Van Damme punches the cook at the diner, a waitress is inches away laughing and totally distracted, but she manages to duck in perfect sync in a tenth of a millisecond when the punch is coming, revealing the fight is a choreography.

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Continuity mistake: The amount of broken glass when Van Damme breaks the jukebox with a guy's head differs between shots.

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Other mistake: Scott started juicing himself up with strength enhancers after getting his memory back. Luc only had one (that he lifted from Scott's vest during the final fight), and not even a very thick syringe either. With that one syringe, his strength equalled Scott's. How is that only one small dosage was enough to match Scott's several doses worth of strength enhancement?

Other mistake: The Unisols are said to have been dropped into the water a mile and a half away from the dam. But, when they arrive, the three that you see are completely dry. Their hair isn't wet, and neither are their outfits. Scott has some on him, but that's most likely sweat because he's in the sun.

Other mistake: When Scott is pulling the other Unisols through the store and asks the kid where the freezer is, the kid is using a staple gun instead of a pricing gun like he should.

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Suggested correction: He's not pricing items. The kid is using the staple gun to re-seal a cardboard box. He is shown trying to close the lid and using the staple gun to seal the box when he encounters Scott.

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Continuity mistake: Veronica and his mate arrive to the military base, pull over and chat. From her window the scenery is dark and still, but from his it's daylight and the car is moving.

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Other mistake: When Lundgren throws a grenade at a Vietnamese woman, although the camera is always focused on her, the grenade is never seen falling. There's just a sudden explosion next to a bunch of bushes and debris, most surely where the pyrotechnics were hidden.

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Scott: Say good night, asshole.
Luc: Good night, asshole.

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