Continuity mistake: When Wolverine and Rogue are in Wolverines truck, just prior to the crash, we see them driving near huge trees with thick leaves that can't be seen through. When Rogue says the line "You really should wear your seatbelt", the view out her window shows a handful of trees that one can see through for a mile.

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Continuity mistake: When Senator Kelly meets Magneto for the first time, it's outside and cold. When you see Kelly his breath shows blowing to the left of the screen. But when you get the reverse angle of Magneto and Mystique their breath also goes off to the left of the screen. It should be blowing to the right.

Continuity mistake: In his truck, Wolverine is smoking a cigar while the window is rolled up. But when he stops after hearing a noise, the window is now rolled down. Then the window is a quarter way up as he gets out of his truck. (00:14:45)

Continuity mistake: When Logan is driving his truck the road is free of snow, but when he gets out because he hears Rogue in the back, the road is covered with snow.

Continuity mistake: Close to the beginning of the film when Rogue is in a classroom with other students, she has two books in front of her, yet in a few shots later the books change position on the table. (00:26:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Rogue sits at the bar, as the bartender cleans a cup, a metal ashtray appears beside Rogues glass of water between shots. (00:11:20)

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Continuity mistake: The chain Mystique wraps around Wolverine's wrists during their fight scene near the end of the movie mysteriously disappears shortly after that moment. (01:15:07)

Continuity mistake: When Logan is in bed in Xavier's mansion, Rogue walks in and tries to wake him. When Jean says, "Scott, grab a pillow," Rogue is still facing in Logan's direction, then it cuts and she is now facing Storm. (00:38:40)


Continuity mistake: During the final scene with Xavier and Magneto playing chess, there is a pawn missing from the board after Xavier leaves and Magneto pushes over his King. (01:33:47)

Continuity mistake: In the Statue of Liberty, Cyclops reaches up to his visor with his left hand and blasts away the door that was trapping him. Yet from behind he lifting up his right hand. (01:14:25)

Continuity mistake: In the Statue of Liberty, when Toad has shot his slime at Jean Grey's face, we see Cyclops shoot his optic beam to free himself from the room he was trapped in. Then he rushes to Jean's aid. If you look closely you can see that the gloves he was wearing, as part of his costume, are no longer there when he takes the slime off of Jean's face. (01:15:37)

Continuity mistake: When the police rush into the Statue of Liberty, a cop stands over a Statue Museum guard. In one shot the guard is on the floor with his left arm outstretched, but in the following overhead shot the arm is underneath him. (01:25:05)


Continuity mistake: In the medical bay at the end, Jean's medical coat keeps jumping from positions on her shirt between shots.

Continuity mistake: Logan stabs Rogue through her chest, but there are no marks in the front of her dress.

Continuity mistake: After the last fight Logan is lying at the top of the statue with some wounds on his forehead. In the next shot those wounds increase size and have more blood on them.


Revealing mistake: After Toad spits his slime at Jean Grey he falls to the floor. You can see the tether that was holding him in mid air. (01:13:55)

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Magneto: Are you a God-fearing man, Senator? It's such a strange phrase. I always thought of God as a teacher. As a bringer of light, wisdom and understanding. You see, I think what you really are afraid of is me. Me and my kind. The Brotherhood of Mutants.

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Trivia: During the last half hour of the movie, when the four X-Men are leaving in the jet, Logan says, "You actually go outside in these things?" to which Cyclops replies, "Well, what would you prefer, yellow spandex?" In the comics, Logan's outfit is yellow spandex.

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Question: Something I never completely understood about the ending. When we see senator Kelly on the TV at the end, we realize that it is actually mystique in disguise. But when the X-men told magneto that Kelly was dead.he didn't believe them. And since Kelly vaporized into water, there would be no body or any proof that he was dead. So wasn't mystique worried that she might come into contact with the real Kelly at some point?

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Chosen answer: You are working under the assumption that Mystique would not believe this either. However, with Magneto in prison and no sign of the senator she could happily take on his identity. Also, even if Kelly was alive, after she gave a press statement backing mutants, it would be unlikely that a politician would change his mind so suddenly again and he would therefore not come clean that it was not him.

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