Men in Black II

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Serleena confronts Zed in his office, look closely at her hands. Immediately after releasing Zed from her tentacles, her left hand now holds a box of Burger King fries, which disappear from shot to shot. This is most evident when she picks up the cellular phone, placing both empty hands on the desk first. (00:45:35)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Agent Jay is looking at MIB HQ and sees the dead alien with tentacles, he sees something (Frank). He tells the computer to zoom in and when it does the tentacle on the right hand side half way up the screen changes shape and position. (00:36:40)

Continuity mistake: When Jay and Tee are at the diner eating pie, when Tee starts to eat his pie a woman with a purple shirt and black skirt walks by. When Tee Starts to cry, a few seconds later, there is a shot of Jay and the same lady walks by again. (00:12:45)


Factual error: When Jay and Tee are in the diner at the start of the film, it's 9pm (we know this because Tee started at noon and Jay set the neuralyzer to nine hours), and outside it's completely dark. In New York City at 9pm in July, the sky is not completely dark - the sun would just be setting. (00:13:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Jay and Kay make their visit to Jeebs, Jay is talking to Jeebs and you see Jeebs making a statement about how his business is 'banging' and when he see Kay walk in, he points both his hands at him. The camera angle changes and Jeebes is now seen with only one hand pointing at Kay. (00:36:15)


Continuity mistake: When Kay and Jay are watching the movie about the light, Kay starts to remember the real story and cries. The shot later, his is cheek is dry. (00:56:55)

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Other mistake: In the opening scene when Sarleena takes the Vic Secret model's appearance the tentacles are just completing her face when the guy grabs her. He had to have seen the tentacles "building" her as he was walking up to her. (00:05:50)


Factual error: When Jay and Frank go to Truro, MA, to get Kevin, as they drive in, the background shows the Post Office in front of a lighthouse. However, 1) There is no lighthouse in Truro, and 2) the closest lighthouse is in North Truro, and this lighthouse (the Highland Lighthouse if you're wondering) doesn't even remotely resemble the lighthouse behind the post office. This means that either the shot was filmed in a different place than they say it was, or the background was digitally animated. (00:26:14)

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Continuity mistake: When Agent Kay empties his guns shooting at the trashcan robot in the elevator, he throws down his guns and swings back to the roof of the elevator. When the robot moves into the elevator, the guns are nowhere to be seen. (01:03:00)


Continuity mistake: Right after Zed kicks Serleena in the face a few times, you see Serleena tripping him with the vines from her fingers and he lands on his side. The camera angle changes and he is now seen laying flat on his back. (00:44:40)


Factual error: K sees the constellation Orion in the night sky above New York City, but the film takes place in July, and Orion is a winter constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, meaning it wouldn't be visible during the summer.



Continuity mistake: When Jay and Tee first start to talk to Jeff, Tee grabs the "weed." When Jeff gets mad and starts banging on the grate, the wide shot shows Tee in the same position, gripping Jeff's weed, however it was not digitally added in that shot, so he's gripping nothing. But in the next shot, he's shown gripping the weed again.


Factual error: When Agent Kay looks up, after he is "deneuralyzed" he sees Orion in the sky. They're in can't see the Evening Star, even in the middle of the night. There is no way that Kay could see a perfectly clear, and detailed constellation, complete with stars that can't even be seen in rural areas. (00:42:00)

Revealing mistake: When Jay is at the post office looking for Kay, he's talking to him in the parking lot and Kay is sitting in a mailman's cart. Jay says something to Kay, and Kay punches him, but you can see that he didn't touch him, especially since Jay reacts to the hit a split second before it happens. (00:28:45)

Other mistake: When Jay opens the post office sorting machine and we see the multi-armed alien, there is a stereo playing rock music quite loudly. There's also a hole on the other side of the machine (to fire the letters out of) - shouldn't we have been able to hear the music through that hole before Jay opened the machine? (00:28:10)

Factual error: In the beginning when Agent J is riding on Jeff (the huge subway worm) he has to duck out of the way of the lights that control the traffic in the tube. However, the traffic control lights are not in the ceiling of the subway, they are generally on the right side of the train. (00:07:55)

Continuity mistake: Throughout the whole movie when someone is driving they keep driving to different locations but if you look out the window it's just the same green background all the time. (02:27:09)

Other mistake: When Agent J. is riding the Giant Worm in the subway, you see him getting hit by a metal bar on the top of the tunnel smack right in the head at amazing speed, twice! Yes, twice that happened. And later, when he is sitting on the bench with his partner, you see his head looks completely untouched, no cuts, blood, scars, absolutely nothing. Certainly he would at least have a little mark, but nope, nothing but a little sweat. Does Agent J. have a hard head or what? (00:08:05)

Factual error: Grand Central Terminal has no lockers in the main concourse area. (00:52:40)

Continuity mistake: The entrance room (the large stone building off Battery Avenue) to the starport reverses between the two movies. In the first movie, the guard sits on the right hand wall as one faces the elevator, with a fan visible through a grille behind him, and a circular vent on the other wall. In MiB II, he is sitting against the left hand wall, but the fan and grille is still behind him, meaning it has changed walls. (00:17:15)

Agent Jay: Could I have your attention, please? [Neuralyzes the crowd.] Thank you for participating in our drill. Had this been an actual emergency, y'all would have been *eaten*. 'Cause you don't listen! You're ignorant! How's a man gonna come crashin' through the back of a subway win - that's the problem with all y'all New Yorkers!"Oh no, we've seen it all!" "Oh no, a 600 foot worm, save us Mr. Black man!" I ask you nicely to move forward to the next car, y'all just sit there like... [Neuralyzes the crowd again.] The City of New York would like to thank you for participating in our drill. Hopefully you enjoyed our smaller, more energy-efficient subway cars. Watch your step, you all have a nice evening.

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Trivia: The little girl who asks Kay for stamps in the post office and Jay lifts out of the way is the director (Barry Sonnefeld)'s daughter. (00:27:40)

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Question: I don't get the joke where K pokes his finger inside the alien globe and the little alien guys running away from it screaming, "All is lost." Can anyone tell me the meaning?

Answer: The tiny globe is an entire alien world. His small investigative action threatens to destroy them all.


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