Vertical Limit

Continuity mistake: At the very beginning of the film, when the amateurs fall, one of the amateurs swings past Royce Garrett. In the next shot when the ropes comes away from the wall, the two amateurs are a lot higher up, and when the amateurs' rope falls, if you slow this shot down it misses Royce Garrett, yet in the following shot he gets snagged off the wall by the rope. (00:03:25)


Continuity mistake: The Pakistani helicopter pilot taking Peter to the camp at the start is wearing headphones. In one shot the right headphone (our left) is half over his ear. In the next it is fully over his ear. And then back again.

Continuity mistake: When Peter, Annie and their dad are on the wall, Peter makes his jump up to the next grip, and as the camera pans out the rope goes straight to the dad. In the next shot there is a carabineer in the wall holding the rope just above Peter, then the rope carries onto the dad. (00:01:50)


Continuity mistake: After Wick has just discovered the body of his wife, when Peter says, "So did Vaughn use it for himself, answer me dammit," Wick is holding his backpack with both hands, but in the following shot he is holding the backpack with only his left hand. (01:31:30)


Continuity mistake: When Peter, Skip and the others walk out of the hut where the Pakistanis kept the nitro, Skip walks out and sits down, and he is looking at Peter when Peter walks away. In the following shot he is looking straight ahead of him, not in Peter's direction. (00:46:10)


Continuity mistake: When Peter and Monique are sitting down, Peter takes her glove off, and he moves his hand down to her hand, yet in the following shot we see his hand by the sleeve of her coat again. (01:21:25)


Continuity mistake: Close to the beginning of the film, when Annie and Peter are talking in the tent before she goes up to climb, in one shot she says "of course I remember," and she turns her head and looks at him. In the following shot she is turning her head again as well as her body to face him. (00:25:20)


Continuity mistake: When O'Donnell is about to jump from one side of a cliff to the other,the first shot shows the other side higher than the one Chris is. In all the other shots the other side is lower.

Continuity mistake: When the guys are unloading from the chopper, you can see the pilot is going through hell to keep it stable. And he obviously can't. There's a master alarm flashing all over and the pilot even says something like "get out, we're gonna fall". However, the girl is almost getting shattered by the chopper blades, which keep going round above her head as if the helicopter was really stable.

Continuity mistake: Somehow, despite Mrs. Wick's corpse being encased in a block of ice (and her back, and presumably backpack is the deepest buried part of her), and only being uncovered for two minutes, Chris O'Donnell's character finds her empty medicine case, without Jonathan Wick noticing.

Continuity mistake: The boiling nitroglycerin in the shed, on the floor, around the boot is bubbling in different places depending on the shot. (00:45:25)

Continuity mistake: When the rescue crew jumps off the helicopter you can see there's a big snow storm and the pilot says this is the highest point at which he can drop them off . But later on (just a few minutes later) the sun is shinning high and it looks nothing like it was.

Continuity mistake: After his death, McLaren's body keeps changing position and his eyes appear open and closed during the scenes.


More mistakes in Vertical Limit

Peter: Can you climb?
Monique: Peter wants to know if I can climb.
Skip: Worst I ever seen. Couldn't climb a ladder.
Peter: You're that good, huh?
Monique: Yes... But it was a very tall ladder.

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Trivia: Ed Viesturs is a real climber and plays himself in the movie. This is his second appearance in a movie.


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Question: Can anyone tell me the name of all the themes that are used in the trailer?

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