Men in Black II

Corrected entry: When K shows his video store card to the clerk at the video store, the clerk remarks that the card hasn't been used since before she was born. How would she know that fact if she hadn't been born yet when it was used? Perhaps the card was only discontinued right before she began working there.

Correction: First, it was probably just an exaggeration on how old the card is. But why wouldn't she know about it, she's obviously aware of the card, so she could have been told about it or come across one by another long time customer.


Corrected entry: When Agent Jay is in the yellow tent with Serleena's tiny ship, he pulls out his video communicator and begins to talk to Zed. Zed can see Agent Jay via the communicator but when Jay closes the communicator and puts it away, Zed still has a view of Jay speaking with him over the big, egg shaped monitor. How could Zed see Agent Jay over the monitor if there was no video device available to transmit the conversation? (00:24:05)

Correction: The device Agent Jay uses allows him to see HQ, not the other way around. In one shot of Jay on the monitor, you can see part of the spaceship, meaning the image of Jay did not come from his monitor, but some other device monitoring either the spaceship or Agent Jay. When Jay closes his visual communicator, the monitoring device is still active and thus HQ can still see him.


Corrected entry: When Jay and Kevin get flushed to the surface and are standing inside those mailbox thingies, the water on the inside walls and around their feet is blue (as it should be) - but the water dripping down their faces is colourless. (00:35:35)

Correction: There's no mistake. It's just the way the lighting hits it to make it seem clear. In fact, in one scene Jay spits out the blue liquid and immediately after, the blue liquid appears clear on his lips and chin.


Corrected entry: It appears Will Smith suffered a touch of acne during filming. In the scene where they are driving to the young woman (witness), Will has a noticeably large spot on his cheek. In the next scene it is gone. (00:19:40 - 00:46:55)

Correction: I watched the scene over and even some from before and after and there's never any weird shot or touch of acne on Will Smith.


Corrected entry: When K and J are in Times Square after being flushed, they are covered with droplets of clear water. However the water on the walls of the cylinders as well as what they were in was blue. (00:35:35)


Correction: There's no mistake, they just appear clear, but it's all the same blue liquid. In fact, in one shot you see Jay spit out the blue liquid and even as the blue liquid is seen, some of the drops on his lips and chin appear clear.


Given the droplets were the same size on the walls of the pod as they were on J and K, they would not appear to be blue on one surface and clear on another. If the drops were larger in the pod vs on them, then I'd agree that the color could possibly be blue vs. Clear - but they weren't so they should be blue regardless of being on a person vs. Pod wall.


Correction: There's a lot more to just droplet size that affects what color you see. But the point being, he is seen spitting out blue liquid and that same liquid appears clear (as opposed to seeing him spit out blue liquid, have shot change, then another shot back to J where the liquid is now clear).


Corrected entry: When Agents Jay and Kay are standing on the elevator overlooking MIB HQ when he brought Kay back, you can clearly see the leash (it's a small black string on Jay's finger) that Frank the dog is on in a couple of shots, then when they get off the string magically disappears. (00:29:50)

Correction: It doesn't "magically" disappear. You literally see Will Smith drop the thin leash before stepping off.


Corrected entry: In the scene where Jay and Kay are talking in the mail truck, there is clear blue sky over the left shoulder of Jay. The camera turns to Kay for him to speak and when it goes back to Jay the sky over his left shoulder is cloudy. (00:30:00)

Correction: You can also see the "clouds" coming out of a chimney or smokestack. It's just smoke, which can be produced fast enough to cover the area in question.


Corrected entry: When K is standing outside of Jeebs's place, waiting for his brain to reboot, his hair is disheveled. When he comes back in, and saves J, his hair is neat and coiffed.

Movie Nut

Correction: That is because K took his time to fix his hair. Which really would not take anytime at all. All he'd have to do is run his hands through his hair, and even if he didn't, K likes to take his time, as seen in the first MIB film.


Corrected entry: When they're walking into the pizzeria, Kay is quoting a regulation to Jay. As he does so, he suddenly drops to the floor to avoid being hit with the pan. But he dropped before he could have seen Lara, as she was far enough around the corner of the wall to have been missed.

Movie Nut

Correction: This just shows how good of an agent K is. He could have heard her as she came around the corner.

Corrected entry: In the beginning, Serlena eats, then regurgitates the hood. The clothes he had on show no signs of dampness, or any other bodily fluids.

Movie Nut

Correction: Serlena is not a human. We have no idea what the digestive system of her species is like. It may be a dry digestion.

Greg Dwyer

Corrected entry: When J shoots the door of MIB so him, K and the worms can get in, they are all sucked in through the hole he blew. The only way this would happen is if the pressure inside the building is less than outside the building and, judging from the powerful suction that lifts them off their feet, there would have been a vacuum inside the building, which means that everyone inside would have suffocated.

Correction: Not necessarily. Large stadiums have a high internal air pressure to keep the ceiling up. When you exit, the difference in air pressure can knock you down if you aren't prepared for it, yet you don't really feel the difference while you're inside. So the pressure inside MiB headquarters could be significantly lower than the pressure outside (likely to accommodate beings from low-pressure environments) without actually being uninhabitable to humans.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When Kay and Jay are watching the Light of Zartha video, the aliens are walking toward the MIB from their right on the beach, with the tall grass behind them to set the angle. Next time they are shown, the aliens are approaching from the agents' left with the tall grass behind them.


Correction: This is a mistake made in a deliberately chintzy, two-bit, cut-rate film *within* the movie. It was made "bad" on purpose. Mistakes made in it do not qualify as movie mistakes for Men In Black II.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: After they are flushed from MIB HQ, J begins to tell the story of how K used to love to be flushed. In the first movie, just before K hands J the Neurolizer, he says 'not bad for your first day, huh?" They were never flushed in the first movie.


Correction: Congratulations, you got the joke without realizing it was a joke. J is trying to keep K from getting upset about being flushed by attempting to convince him that he used to love it, figuring K won't know he's being lied to since he doesn't remember anyway.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When Agent J takes the anchovy tin out of the cabinet at the pizza place he exclaims, "Anchovies in virgin olive oil". When the camera shows the top of the tin it only reads, "Anchovies in Olive Oil". No "virgin".

Correction: That's Jay's character mistake, not the movie's.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: In the scene where the half-destroyed subway car arrives in the station, when it stops, you hear a small chime-like noise. In New York City, however, this noise is only made when a subway car's doors shut and it leaves the station.

Correction: It's half destroyed. A minor electrical malfunction is very likely.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When J and K killed Serleena in the end,the fireworks form the logo of the Men in Black.

Correction: WAY too obvious to be trivia.

Brad Premium member

Corrected entry: After getting his memory back, Agent Kay's hair is messed up, but when he goes outside after the fight with the aliens, his hair is perfectly gelled and combed. (00:39:20)

Correction: Kay's hair is still messed-up when he walks outside for the first time. It is neat when he goes back down to help Jay and when he leaves the second time but he had plenty of time to comb it before coming back inside.

Oliver Hunter Premium member

Corrected entry: When Serleena captures Kay, she sticks her tongue down his ear and then starts to kiss him right in front of his ear. The camera angle changes and she is now kissing him on his cheek. (01:04:15)


Correction: Not true. She licks Kay's ear then sticks her tongue in, takes it out and licks his cheek. When the shot changes she is still licking his cheek.

Oliver Hunter Premium member

Corrected entry: The movie begins with the show "Mysteries in History" showing the Light of Zartha episode. When the story begins, the words "Dramatic Reenactment" can be seen. However, when K and J are playing the tape later in the movie, those words are now missing.

Correction: Nothing unusual about that. Many television shows are reedited, tweaked about and otherwise embellished between their first and subsequent screenings.

Corrected entry: In the preview, in the scene where it shows the wall flipping up and around showing all the special guns, if you look in the top-right corner there is a 2K1 AutoCocker (A futuristic-looking paintball gun).

Correction: How do we know a gun for fighting aliens couldn't be designed like a paintball gun? Or perhaps paintballs have a big effect on some aliens.

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Deliberate mistake: When MIB agents exit the lift to get into the main hall of the MIB Office, the lift opens halfway up the wall and they need to go down a little platform. But when K and J return during the lockdown and face the trashcan with guns, the lift opens at floor level, so it can be conveniently peppered with bullets. (01:02:05)

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Trivia: The first alien in the mail room that Will Smith starts to talk to in alien language is a rapper known in real life as Biz Markie. He is really making those noises with his mouth. (00:28:35)

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