Cliffhanger

Revealing mistake: During the "grand finale" fight scene, which takes place on the underside of an overturned helicopter hanging from a cliff, a few frames show the rigging that is holding the helicopter in place.

Revealing mistake: When every bullet hits the snow it sparks, showing the pyrotechnics of the shots.

Revealing mistake: The explosion happens and Gabe and Jessie seek shelter in a small cave. Before the rocks start falling, Gabe bumps the wall of the cave and creates a hole in the set. This is noticeable on the left side of the screen.

manthabeat Premium member

Continuity mistake: When the jet crashes, we see a shot from below showing a large portion of it poking out over the cliff. We then cut to the parachutists, and when we cut back to the jet, we see that very nearly all of it is safely on rock.

More mistakes in Cliffhanger

Sarah: Help me! I don't want to die.
Gabe: You're not gonna die.

More quotes from Cliffhanger

Trivia: In an interview with GQ, John Lithgow revealed that he was originally supposed to be the film's secondary villain, with Christopher Walken playing the main antagonist. However, Walken exited the project, leading to Lithgow being promoted to main antagonist.

Phaneron Premium member

More trivia for Cliffhanger

Question: Why did Walker destroy the money instead of letting the villain have it?

Answer: As soon as the villains had the money they would have immediately killed Tucker, Walker's friend. The money was a bargaining chip. He also didn't want them to win.

raywest Premium member

More questions & answers from Cliffhanger

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.