X-Men

Corrected entry: In the scene just before Rogue asks Wolverine if it hurts him when his metal claws come out, Wolverine takes a drag on his cigar which is in his right hand. The camera angle changes and he places his right hand on the steering wheel. If you look closely you can see that his cigar has magically vanished from his hand.

Correction: I've watched this scene from beginning to end very closely and can see that the cigar never disappears in any shot. Whenever he puts his hand on the steering wheel the cigar stays in between the tips of his fingers.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Wolverine gets thrown onto the hood of the truck by Sabretooth, one scene shows him lying on the hood, the next shot shows him half way in the windshield and then he is back on the hood again. (00:19:47)

Correction: No what you see is him on the hood, then a shot of his chest from inside the truck, with him still lying across the hood and then a final shot with him on the hood again. He is never half way through the windshield.

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: In the beach scene when senator Kelly is watching the news at the hot dog stand, we can see a big chain behind it; the next shot shows Kelly taking some clothes than were hanging on the chain; those clothes were not there in the previous shot. (00:43:56)

Correction: This is easily explained, the chain we see in the first shot is behind the hot dog stand (with Stan Lee's cameo) the chain he grabs the clothes from is to the left of the stand (look to the far right you can see the edge of the stand).

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: When Wolverine stops his truck to check out the funny noise, there are no tracks in the snow behind his car, but when he begins to leave after ditching Rogue, the tracks are back. (00:04:54)

Correction: It does look like this for a second behind his front driver's side wheel, but if you take a closer look you can see that it's only a optical illusion with the angle, the tire tracks are still there, other wise there are no other times you see the ground so you couldn't tell anyway.

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: When Senator Kelly is in the chopper, he is in full sunlight while he talks on his cell phone. But when the shot goes to Henry Guyrich (Mystique), Senator Kelly is now completely in the shade. (00:30:20)

Correction: The reason Senator Kelly is in complete shade is that the helicopter is quickly turning off its regular route and towards Magneto's base. In fact this is backed up by both Senator Kelly saying "Where are we" and the shot of Henry with the shadow moving across his face.

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: In the scene after Sabertooth attacks Logan in the car, he (Sabertooth) confronts Magneto. It then shows Magneto sitting down and using his powers to take Logan's necklace from Sabertooth, but when he lifts his arm up, there is no number on it from the concentration camp. When in the very next shot, it shows the number back on his arm.

Correction: When they show the numbers on his arm it is an extreme close up and is still very light and small, due to fading. You wouldn't be able to see it from the distance of the first shot.

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: In the scene right after Logan hits the hood of the truck, and Sabretooth is distracted by something, you can see Storm's hair is pulled back in a pony tail (you can also see it when she gives Rogue a hand out of the truck). But when they are still standing out in the open, the camera view switches behind them, and her hair is blown forward around her face. Then it is back in a pony tail. (00:20:13)

Correction: Look closely - all her hair is on either side of her head, but the hair on the right side is still together in a ponytail.

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: Rogue's accent seems very strong for the first part of the movie, but seems to disappear completely after the scene in Logan's truck.

Correction: Not true, although her accent is weaker with high emotion, as in her talking to Bobby, and asking if Magneto's going to kill her. Seconds earlier when he is talking about the Statue of Liberty she says "I've seen it before." In her normal accent.

Asdfaeou

Corrected entry: When Mystique disguised as Bobby is telling Rogue that the professor is mad at her and to leave (after the Wolverine incident) you can see his breath meaning it was cold, but whenever it's a shot of Rogue, there's no breath. Has it warmed up or something. Some people say it's because he's Iceman, but following that thought, it's actually Mystique.

Correction: While this is true you can only really see Bobby's breath two or three times and only after he made a more forceful, breathy exhale, like when he said "PRO-fessor" and "you should GO". Other than that the majority of what he speaks you can't see his breath at all. Rogue never made any forceful breaths when she spoke, therefore we never saw any breath.

Corrected entry: After the professor is sent into a coma from Cerebro, you can see Storm wearing some strange yellow suit. She wasn't wearing it before they went in, and she wasn't wearing it when they came out.

Piemanmoo

Correction: Storm is not the only one wearing different clothes (which DO stay the same until she puts on her uniform, by the way), but so are Cyclops and Jean which indicates that the scene in the medical lab most likely takes place the next day, NOT immediately after the professor has the seizure in Cerebro.

Corrected entry: At the end when Rogue goes to talk to Wolverine as he is leaving there is a close-up of her face with a lock of hair going across her mouth. In the next shot it has disappeared and all her hair is neatly back from her face.

Correction: She is off camera for enough time to pull the hair away from her mouth, and that's a logical thing to do when you're about to start talking to someone...

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Corrected entry: When Storm and Cyclops go to look for Rogue, they leave about a minute or so ahead of Wolverine. So how does he get to there ahead of them to take Cyclops' bike?

Correction: Storm and Cyclops turn to walk away from Wolverine and the Professor all of 5 seconds before the scene cuts. You simply have to assume that Wolverine rushed down to the garage a different direction and Storm & Cyclops were delayed.

Timothy Conard

Corrected entry: After Wolverine spins round one of the prongs on the Statue of Liberty and the end falls off, there is a shot looking up the statue, in which it has all the prongs intact.

Correction: It's hard to see, but the fourth prong from the right is missing its tip.

Phoenix

Corrected entry: When Bobby is telling Rogue that she should run away, Rogue's hair is straight. However when she's on the train her hair is curled. I strongly doubt that she decided to curl her hair before running away. (00:44:10)

Correction: It is evident throughout the movie that Rogue's hair is natural curly, so it is more likely that she straightened her hair that morning which would then wear off by that night. Also, her hair is being bunched up by her hood so it might look more curly than it really is.

Corrected entry: When Logan flies through the windshield of his truck and skids on the snow, when he stops, his left palm is facing up, then it flashes to Rogue, then back to Logan and his palm is down. (00:18:10)

Correction: Not true. His palm is facing up the entire time.

Corrected entry: When the X-men arrive at the statue of Liberty the police helicopter, which was hovering in the area, has disappeared leaving 200 world leaders without protection from the air. Meanwhile all the commotion is about to start there. Also there are no guards in the statue, which again is odd, because it would be THE spot for a sniper to shoot any of the worldleaders, which for some reason hold their summit in the open air nearby.

Correction: The helicopter doesn't disappear, it can still be heard after Wolverine destroys Magneto's device. As for the guards at the Statue of Liberty, it's assumed that they were all killed by the Brotherhood, since you see Sabretooth and Toad kill some of them.

Corrected entry: In the scene in the Statue of Liberty where Wolverine shoots his claws through his chest to escape, how does this help? His claws are extremely sharp, as is shown later in the film when he cuts off a part of the statue that is made of solid metal. His claws should simply perforate the metal, instead of helping release him.

Correction: Perforated metal cannot hold as much weight, and Wolverine is quite heavy. After the cut the copper snaps under his weight and he falls.

Corrected entry: When Wolverine stabs Rogue her night-gown is conveniently ripped away in the back so we can see the claw punctures, but as she backs away there are no holes in the front. (00:39:26)

Correction: Look closer, or at a still from the scene. Rogue's top did not have material over the front of her shoulder to begin with, so there was nothing to puncture. Her hair is in the way so you can't see the blood or torn flesh in the front.

Corrected entry: Much is made of Magneto's helmet which stops Professor X using Cerebro to find him. However, he can control Sabretooth and Toad (at the train station) and presumably knew that Sabretooth was about to attack Wolvie and Rogue. So why couldn't he find Magneto's base by tracking one of his followers? Even if the base is shielded, he could still follow them until they disappeared, and it would be pretty simple to work out where the base was after that... (00:55:49)

Correction: The purpose of the helmet is to prevent Xavier from reading Magneto's mind when he went out into the field, not when he is in his base because he doesn't wear his helmet there. When Logan asks Xavier why he couldn't use Cerebro to find Magento, Xavier only says that Magento was able to shield himself from it somehow. Since the way he shields himself was never defined, one must assume that Magneto would have a way to deal with the problem of people coming and going without having Xavier track them back his the base.

Corrected entry: When Wolverine is falling down the side of the Statue of Liberty during his fight with Sabertooth (again), and he impales his claws into the side of the structure, they show up on the other side between Jean and Cyclops' faces vertically. However, it looks as though he put them in the structure horizontally when shown from the outside. (01:23:16)

Correction: Watch the scene in slow motion and you will see that he put his claws in vertically.

Continuity mistake: When Wolverine crashes into the tree knocked over by Sabertooth, notice that the entire front of the truck gets completely folded up and the windshield breaks into a thousand pieces. In the next frame, Wolverine gets thrown through the unbroken windshield and the front of the truck is practically undamaged... (00:18:05)

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[Trapped inside the Statue of Liberty.]
Cyclops: Storm, fry him!
Magneto: Oh yes! A bolt of lightening into a huge copper conductor. I thought you lived at a school?

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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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