XXX (2002)

118 mistakes - chronological order

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Continuity mistake: The person assaulted by the James Bond clone at the beginning of the movie is walking across the square; he casts shadows in directions not coherent from shot to shot. (00:00:50)

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Factual error: In the very beginning, where the first agent gets killed, the Russian guy that shoots him says, "Zaraza" which means "bastard" in Russian. The subtitles say "I see him." (00:02:00)

Continuity mistake: After infiltrating the Rammstein concert using his sonic screwdriver, the secret agent is moshing his way through the rabid crowd. In the initial phase of the chase, shortly after Yorgi says "Zaraza" you can see that the band members are not wearing their mouth flamethrowers yet, or they already are, with no continuity. (00:02:10)

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the rave, Yorgi instructs Kirill to shoot the man in the suit. In the initial shot of Yorgi telling him, Kirill puts the cigarette behind his ear. In the following shot, he puts it there again. (00:02:30)

Factual error: In the opening scene when the agent is trying to get on the stage and gets shot he is leaning forward, yet he falls backwards into the crowd. (00:03:10)

Factual error: Oddly enough, the double doors of the crisis room where Gibbons makes his entrance have a world map with India scaled wrong (in particular in relation to Sri Lanka and Maldives) and missing New Zealand entirely. (00:04:20)

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Factual error: In the beginning of the movie where Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) takes the senator's automatic transmission Corvette, he hops in and immediately pulls the shifter as far back as it will go. The shift pattern goes P R N D 3 2 1. If you pull the shifter as far back as it will go you would be in first gear going forward, but he lit up the tires in reverse. It's definitely an automatic - in slow motion you can see there are only two pedals. (00:06:15)

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, when Xander steals the corvette, he goes into a reverse 180. When the camera angle is switched to camera 2, he's clearly coming out of a power slide (i.e. fishtail). (00:06:20)

Continuity mistake: Senator Dick Hotchkiss leaves the car in the capable hands of the 'man from Tijuana'. He walks towards the club with his trophy blonde and shakes hands with two people. Meanwhile the valet puts the reverse and zooms away. The senator turns, but the two people he was chatting with are gone. (00:06:20)

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Continuity mistake: When XXX steals the Corvette, we see he breaks one of the side view mirrors. On the following shot we can quickly see that one side view mirror is broken and the other one is not. Then when XXX starts talking we see that both mirrors are broken. (00:06:25)

Continuity mistake: In the scene just after the senator calls the cops, you see XXX round a corner in the Corvette, look closely and you will see both mirrors still intact, but in the next scene, they are gone again. (00:06:44)

Visible crew/equipment: When X jumps the Senators Vette off the bridge, he uses a parked trailer to jump over the side. When the shot cuts to the angle from underneath the bridge, you can clearly see the ramp spanning both lanes of the bridge. (00:08:10)

Continuity mistake: After Xander's car jumps off the bridge, you can see in one shot that he is jumping from the car. In the following shot, Xander is opening his parachute and jumps off the car. (00:08:40)

Revealing mistake: The Senator's Corvette explodes before it hits the ground. (00:09:10)

Other mistake: Tony Hawk's crew recovers in a handful of seconds the three cameras that recorded Xander Cage's insane stunt. Considering it's 2 guys wearing sleeveless tank tops and one camera was strapped to the hood of the car (and the car fell hood-first, right on top of it) and the other was secured inside the burning car itself, you gotta wish someone filmed THAT operation, because sounds xtreme as hell. (00:09:10)

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Revealing mistake: The reflection of X is not seen in Tony Hawk's sunglasses, just the bridge. (00:09:30)

Continuity mistake: When the cops look at Tony Hawk and the others driving off, from the bridge the parachute is less spread all over the trunk than in the close-up of their taunting. (00:09:45)

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Continuity mistake: Xander is hit for the first time by a tranquilizing dart. He plucks it out and then begins to collapse, holding the dart in hand, his right one. The faraway shot shows him fall but A) he is still just plucking out the dart and B) he holds it in his left hand. (00:12:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Triple X is brought to the diner, he has no jacket on. Later on in the plane, he's got a jacket on. When he's on that farm, the jacket is gone again, but when the raid is going on, he has got his jacket back. I don't know where he's always hiding his jacket, but it must be a really clever place to hide it. (00:12:30 - 00:22:30)

Continuity mistake: When Xander is in the Diner you can see his watch three times. It shows a different time the first time you can see it than the second and third time. (00:12:40)

Yorgi: Now that business is over, we party.
Kolya: Bitches, come.

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Trivia: One of the guys that Xander Cage has with him that attach the cameras to the senator's car is skateboarding legend Tony Hawk.

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Question: This is regarding the scene where Xander is telling Shaver he wants "All of that, in here" referring to a vast array of weapons to go into the GTO. Where/How in the world did Xander gain access to "all of that"?

Answer: Xander and Shaver were back at the compound where they first met. The one where Xander finds out that Shaver is responsible for making the gun and darts that were used to knock him out. In that scene Shaver shows Xander some of the cool stuff that he had made, and Xander uses a few items later in the movie.

Rollin Garcia Jr

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