Cool Runnings

Revealing mistake: The first scene where they are trying their homemade bobsled, right after coach tells them they need 6 seconds flat, they use the same scene when Junior flips over the bobsled (3 times) but from different angles. Twice when coach is timing them and again right after where they are pushing coach in the VW bug. Junior flips over and lands on Brenner, and Sanka does the same 2 spins and lands on his knees. (00:26:45 - 00:27:20)

dabears51907

Continuity mistake: In Jamaica, when they are practicing with the roughly thrown together bobsled on the dirt road, right after they swerve to avoid the lady on the road and right before the bobsled crashes into the police vehicle, they are going over the rough terrain and the bobsled's front wheel (left side to the viewer) flies off in front of the bobsled from the left side of the screen to the right, but in subsequent shots of the bobsled the wheel is always there.

More mistakes in Cool Runnings
More quotes from Cool Runnings

Trivia: When Derice is applying for loans at different banks, the wall behind each bank manager is always the same wall! The plants and decorations are different, but it's the identical wall.

More trivia for Cool Runnings

Answer: The video footage of the crash was all real, but the racers did not carry the sled to the finish line, they walked in front of it as the Olympics crew/ team members pushed it behind them.

More questions & answers from Cool Runnings

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.