Corrected entry: At the end of the movie, when Preston enters the father's room, he first checks for the presence of guards before proceeding. But after a few steps, guards appear from behind every room's column. Given Preston's starting position, it would have been impossible for him to not spot the two guards hidden behind the two columns flanking the door, as both of them were hiding on the same side as Preston himself. Otherwise, they would have been visible to the viewer, given the fact that the camera angle is facing Preston. In other words, it is impossible for those two guards to be hiding both from Preston and from the viewer's point of view.Epigenis
Corrected entry: When Preston opens fire in the dark room at the resistance in the beginning of the movie, he has just two pistols. He does a continuous, non stop rate of fire with both guns very rapidly for about 17 to 18 seconds straight, never stopping to reload. Given the size of the pistols, there is no way he had that much ammo in the guns to keep shooting that rapidly for that long.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Preston is returning to the building to get his Prozium resupplied, the car has on the rims as it drives up to the building. But when he is picked up by his partner and they are driving off, it's quite obvious that the car has on hub-caps instead of the original rims.
Corrected entry: During the second Preston/Mary interview, when the two are facing away from each other, the camera cuts between close-ups of the two. During Preston's close-ups, Mary's face is turned to the side. During her own, she is facing forward.
Corrected entry: At the end when Father says "I live, I breathe" the shot behind him shows his mouth saying something else.
Corrected entry: When Preston is beating up the soldiers with his studded pistol butts, he smashes the visors off a few of the helmets and you can see the soldiers are wearing protective goggles underneath.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Preston's wife is arrested, Preston attacks one of the policemen. When he breaks his arm, you can see that the man was holding an M4A1 Assault Rifle. After Preston broke his arm, he took the weapon away from the policeman. In the next shot Preston is holding a different weapon.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Preston shoots his partner for being a sense offender, pieces of the book fly into the air after he fires. However, when the book is dropped right after, it can easily be seen that there is no bullet hole in the book.
Corrected entry: Preston shoots his first partner right in the face or chest to kill him. However, in the scene where he comes to see the body of his former partner there are no bullet holes visible.
Corrected entry: Preston supposedly switched his weapon with his partner's in the warehouse raid, but he had his gun in one hand and his partner's in the other and never faced away from his partner and never changed hands.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Preston tells the men to shoot the hinges and lock, It shows guns being pointed at four hinges and 2 locks.
Corrected entry: It seems that every single person in this future society has to administer their dose of prozium at exactly the same time, however, in the scene in the car at the beginning of the movie, the clerics' watches beep but no one outside of the car stops to take their shots.
Corrected entry: When Preston is beating the guys up with the spikes coming out of the handle of his guns, when he breaks the first guy's glass visor you see the spikes are no longer there, but a few shots later, you see him retracting them back into the guns. I had to slow this down to really see it.
Corrected entry: How is it that Cleric Preston is able to visit with the Father fully armed? The Father even knew that he would not be happy when he arrived so why was he allowed guns and ammunition? They took his sword as he entered but didn't bother with anything else. In the future one would think they would utilize metal detectors or a simple pat down process to protect the omni-present Father.
Corrected entry: The first gunfight at the warehouse. The guards gather in a bright corridor and blast the locks and hinges from a door that Preston slides into a darkened room upon. Here he waits in total darkness before blowing away all the sense offenders. If the door was blown off the room would have been flooded with light.Phillip Churchfield
Corrected entry: Just after Preston kills Father you can see the cleric holding a gun in each hand. Two shots later he leaves the room with NO guns in his hands. You do not hear him drop the guns, but you CAN hear each of his steps.
Corrected entry: When Preston and his partner are coming back from the Nether, he sees that his partner has a book with him. He asks "Why didn't you leave that for the evidence team?" The partner replies "I wanted to log it in myself, they miss these things sometimes." Later, he has a book and Tae Diggs asks him about it. He says the excact same thing. The problem is that it is not a strech to assume that the best cleric on the force would know that saying that will likely lead to his being outed as a sense offender.
Corrected entry: Sean Bean's character is killed by being shot at close range as he sits, but in the morgue his head and torso are untouched. There appears to be a mark in on his neck in the morgue, suggesting that's where the bullet hit, but it's a trick of the light - a clearer shot shows his neck unmarked.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Preston is about to enter the room, he orders that they blow the bolts to the door with the Shotguns. However the scene where they do this is repeated.
Corrected entry: This is a mistake between the audio and the subtitles: When Preston is discussing killing Father with the other members of the Resistance he asks them about war and cruelty. Jurgen says that they've been 'Replaced by the Tetragrammaton' but the subtitles show the line as 'Replaced by a touch of Grammaton'.
Corrected entry: In the society of Libria, all form of emotion is supposed to be outlawed and with it all objects that can provoke it. Yet Preston's daughter is shown eating chocolate cereal. Chocolate stimulates the release of endorphines into the brain, generating a feeling similar to being in love. Shouldn't it hence be outlawed?
Corrected entry: Do you remember when Preston finds the room with the snow globe? The music plays and he crys. You should also remember that the room was very dark and he had to light the lamp to see...but how did he find this room? He saw bright white light shining through a bullet hole in the wall.
Corrected entry: Early in the film, when the woman reaches across the table to grab the vial from Preston's hand, the actors need to lean-in, where later on, when she finds out that Preston is a sense offender, the two relaxingly touch hands in the center of the table. Did the table shrink?
Corrected entry: When John Preston is fighting the guards in the corridor and does his spectacular over-the-head pick up of the gun at the end, there is a shot of the guards in front of the door getting shot and the one on the right is standing still for far too long in comparison with the other shots. That same shot also shows them both falling to the side when in actual fact, they stumble backwards into the door.
Corrected entry: The puppy that Cleric Preston rescued is sitting in the trunk of his car when he starts his nighttime gunfight with the sweeper team. After he has finished decimating them, he looks down by his feet and picks the dog up. That's a pretty brave puppy, to leap out of a trunk during a pitched gun battle and wander into the midst of all the attackers.Phil C.
Corrected entry: This is a pretty huge plot hole. We are shown Preston switching guns with Brandt in the rebel execution scene. At the end of the film, when they check the computer to see which gun was used when Preston killed the police squad, it comes up as Brandt's. Problem is, the switch happens long after the scene with the police squad. Furthermore, only one gun was switched. Even if the logic worked, Preston would have been using one of Brandt's guns and one of his own.
Corrected entry: In the movie it seems everyone in the government, even young boys in training, are constantly on the lookout for behaviour indicating sense crimes. For instance Cleric Preston is put on alert by the inflection his first partner gives a couple of words. Yet throughout the film Father and Taye Diggs exhibit fairly normal, human emotions, including angry outbursts without anyone taking notice.
Corrected entry: In the final part of the movie, the hero kills one of the bad guy using the scabbard of the sword.
Corrected entry: During the final battle scene Christian Bale is seen to spin round a few times holding a large sword and slashing the four or five guards round him to pieces. As he does this we see his nice white tux/toga sprayed right across its middle with nice bright red blood. yet after he has finished chopping everyone up he still has a lovely clean top.