The 51st State

Continuity mistake: When Felix looks out at the Anfield pitch you can see executive boxes on the opposite stand. He is meant to be in an executive box but can't be, as only one stand at Anfield has boxes. (01:16:20)

Continuity mistake: Samuel L Jackson has Emily Mortimer dangling from the top of a night club. In the close up shots of their hands, Miss Mortimer is clasping onto Sam's bare hand but in the distant shots you can clearly see her dangling onto the cuffs of his jacket. You can notice this a couple of times. (01:04:40)

Continuity mistake: When McElroy is welcomed by Durant, Durant is holding a cup in his hand. Then suddenly Durant has his hand in his suit pocket and the cup is gone. (00:27:15)


Continuity mistake: When the Lizard explodes, the golf clubs are completely clean yet the floor they are resting on and all the surroundings are covered in viscera. (01:21:50)

Continuity mistake: When McElroy and Felix jumps with their car into the thug boat, the hood of the car opens up while in the air. But in the shot when we look at their faces through the front window of the car the hood is down, then it's up again. (00:38:40)


Continuity mistake: When Dakota follows Elmo and Felix to the boat junk yard, the first time she is seen her hair is a mess, but when she stops and looks at them it is nice and smooth.

Continuity mistake: When McElroy gets on his plane he puts his coat and hat on the seat next beside him, sits down and grabs something to read from the seat in front of him. A few shots later he is still reading but now the coat and hat is gone. (00:12:10)


Continuity mistake: When Felix nearly punches the Pakistani, in the shot from behind, Elmo catches him by holding his arm and putting his other arm around his waist. However, in the next front shot, he has his arm around Felix's neck. Also, the skins suddenly appear.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Dakota goes to see Mrs. DeSouza, watch the suds on the window that Dakota is looking through. They change shape constantly, and sometimes disappear altogether. (00:48:15)

Continuity mistake: When Kane is questioning Durant he has a stick in his right hand. Then suddenly it's gone. (00:44:10)


Revealing mistake: In the "Mexican Standoff" between Felix's Jaguar and the Police Car (a Vauxhall Omega) both cars pass the same three parked cars in shot after shot after shot This because the alley the scene was filmed in is not as long as the movie makes it appear - so they repeated the shots of the Jaguar and the Police Car passing the same parked cars several times. (00:36:35)

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The Lizard: I want McElroy kept alive.
Dakota: I don't do alive, I do dead.

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