The Recruit

Character mistake: Before using the handgun, Clayton saw that it had bullets in the magazine. Later, his bullets caused sparks and ricochet sounds from hitting concrete and steel when fighting Zack. After Layla accused him of being a double agent, Clayton challenged Burke to explain what's going on, and deflected most of Burke's lies but then seemed most confused - despite his knowledge to the contrary - by Burke's claim that Zack is alive because Clayton's gun was shooting blanks. (01:37:10 - 01:38:35)

Rich Janis

Continuity mistake: When Colin Farrell's truck is chasing the silver VW Bug, the Bug crashes through a gate, sending debris into the truck's windshield, causing a spider-web impact break. In all subsequent shots, the windshield is undamaged.

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Walter Burke: All right, your objective: Reach the parking lot with an asset who intends to have sex with you.
James Clayton: You want us to pick up a girl?
Walter Burke: Five, actually. One each.

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Trivia: Roger Donaldson's mother Dorothy appears as a bystander in a street scene where Colin Farrell is running for a taxi.

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