Die Another Day

Factual error: Hovercrafts would set off the land mines. Land mines have a pressure limit that has to be exceeded to set it off. This is normally around 5 kilos so that they aren't set off by rabbits and what not. A hover craft would exert more than 5 kilos of down force. So the land mines should still go off, but they don't.

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Continuity mistake: As Graves says "Global warming. . ." watch Miranda Frost's hands. They're clasped in front of her. A second later, as Graves finishes his line and the generals bow to him, her hands her are on her hips. It's too quick a shot for her to have simply moved them.

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Continuity mistake: Before Bond and Jinx get on board the plane, a long shot shows its nose to be solid, as normal. But in the first shot of the inside, when Graves enters, the nose is entirely paned glass. (01:45:10)

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Factual error: Iceland has no vegetation above the size of birches and willows, which rather spoils the scene with Mr. Bond crashing through a patch of firs (or whatever those needle trees were)... (01:32:14)

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Continuity mistake: During the training program, Bond shoots M to make the gunman release her. We then cut to a closeup of Bond shooting, and you can see the slide cycles, then locks back (it's a quick shot, but the earlier shot of him shooting at M shows how quickly the slide should move forwards), showing the gun's out of ammo, despite only having reloaded 4 shots earlier. It then cuts to the gunman being hit, and Bond fires again. Now that's some speedy reloading... (01:01:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Gustav Graves is demonstrating the power of Icarus, the audience has their sunglasses on to block the sunlight. After Icarus is shut down we see a shot of a man and a woman behind Bond to each side without sunglasses on (just after the shot of the 3 guys in suits removing their glasses). When we cut out to a wide shot we see these two people removing their glasses. (01:12:25)

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Revealing mistake: In the scene on Isla Los Organos, when Jinx is with the doctor at the clinic, she shoots him twice. But when you see her shoot him the second time, her gun produces no muzzle blast or smoke, and no spent bullet casing is ejected. (00:43:25)

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Factual error: In the hovercraft chase scene Colonel Moon orders the crew of two smaller hovercraft to turn around and attack James. They hear him instantly despite the noise, the distance and the fact that all four of them are looking in another direction.

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Deliberate mistake: When Bond is fighting Zhao in the clinic, they accidentally set off the tomograph Zhao was lying in. As this machine's powerful magnetic fields indeed would pull any metallic object in, no doctor with common sense would allow sharp objects and other stuff within range. You aren't even allowed to carry watches and have to report any dental fillings. (00:43:50)

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Revealing mistake: When Q shows to James how the ring works, the bullet proof glass breaks into pieces but you can still see a reflection. They arguably put two windows in front of the camera, one that Q breaks and another one to protect the camera lens. (01:02:50)

Dr Wilson
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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Bond and Jinx cuts the fence to get onto the plane it is totally black night. But when the plane takes off it is broad daylight. (01:45:00)

Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: Bond watches the island through the binoculars - and sees it very close up. When he watches Jinx come out of the water she would be huge if watched with the same magnification.

Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: During the first lovemaking scene between Bond and Jinx, you see her open a knife and cut a piece of fruit. In a close-up (when you can see her whole face) you can see her eating the fruit. The camera cuts to a side view of both characters and you see Jinx put the fruit up to James' mouth so he can have some too. But when the camera cuts back to Jinx, she's still eating the fruit.

Mark Bernhard
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Revealing mistake: During the hovercraft battle scene, the guy behind Bond is supposedly out cold, but when Zao is shooting at Bond's hovercraft and the shots are hitting the fan shroud making Bond wince, the unconscious man can be seen covering his ears from the explosions. (00:09:30)

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Revealing mistake: As Bond's car is hanging on to the ice by its parachute you can see it's not Pierce Brosnan but a stunt double.

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Continuity mistake: We can see the ice palace surrounded by mountains and icebergs, but when Bond escapes Icarus, they're gone. (01:05:45)

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Visible crew/equipment: For a moment during the Bond/Graves sword fight (after Graves shatters the glass case, nearly impaling Bond), we get a brief glimpse of the stunt doubles for both actors. (00:55:35)

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Bond is in the rocket sled he is in the ice palace. But when you see the bad guy with the binoculars looking out the window, in the reflection of the binoculars it shows a desert type of land. (01:27:40)

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Continuity mistake: During the scene where James Bond and Gustav Graves are having their sword fight Gustav cuts James' knee but for the rest of the scene there is no blood. (00:54:59)

Audio problem: When - during the sword fight - the sabre is thrown to the wall, it makes a high frequency sound - like a knife or an arrow. The sound of a sabre would be much lower frequency.

Jacob La Cour
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Miranda Frost: He'll light the fuse on any explosive situation, and be a danger to himself and others.

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Trivia: In the training sim, Bond refers to the virtual M's seemingly fatal wounding as "just a flesh wound." He makes this remark to John Cleese who said the same thing in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" after having all his limbs removed by king Arthur.

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Question: What's the significance, if any, of Miranda Frost being stabbed through "The Art Of War"?

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Chosen answer: Frost is proud of her martial skills and Sun Tzu's Art of War is considered to be one of the classic texts on warfare, but that's about as far as it goes.

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