Revealing mistake: At the end of the movie, Czech Air Force sends two Sukhoi 22's to destroy Ahab, armed with rocket pods. When shown from the front, you can see the rocket pods are empty. (01:44:40)
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.
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.
Factual error: When Xander is seeing through the binoculars what is happening in the basement, he is looking through a brick wall. He would not be able to hear them. (01:13:20)
Plot hole: When Xander Cage is just about to try and get into the basement, two scientists walk out. One of the scientists says 'We are finished now - what about you?' The other scientist replies 'We will be done tomorrow' - yet just a few scenes later Yorgi uses the rocket to gas the whole room of scientists. How were they supposed to finish off their job? (01:12:55)
Factual error: When Xander is riding down the rooftop of the barn in Colombia, he lands perfectly smooth without a sound. Now with a jump of at least 10 feet and at that speed, the motorcycle would at least bounce a bit.
Factual error: When XXX is first driving his GTO, looking for the cop, he lines up the blood splatter dart so it is in the barrel, the hammer is not cocked back. The next shot should be the bullet after the dart, not the dart as it is in the movie. (00:49:20)
Continuity mistake: Just after X gets his new GTO and the cop knocks the window of the warehouse out, X and the bad guy jump back into the GTO. They drive out of the warehouse and the car is dirty on the bottom. If the car was spotless in the previous shot indoors, how did the car get so dirty so fast?
Factual error: The castle is built amongst beautiful scenery, however, there are no mountains like that in the Czech Republic.
Factual error: There are no mountains high enough near Prague. The closest mountains that fit the description are the Alps between Germany and Italy.
Plot hole: When Xander is explaining how he knew the situation in the diner was a set up he mentions the Wall Street guy reading the financial times on a Sunday when the markets are closed. However Xander just woke up in a diner from a drug induced sleep with no idea how long he had been knocked out, how would he know it was Sunday?