Continuity mistake: In the end, when the President is visited by the X-Men, he receives a blue binder, which is laid in front of him on the table. When they have left, you see a shot including the President's desk, and you can see that the only thing he has on the table are some sheets of paper, stapled in the upper left corner, opened up. Then the shot changes to a close-up of the President, and then back again, and you see the blue binder in front of him, closed, and the papers have disappeared. (02:01:40)
Continuity mistake: When Wolverine attacks the SWAT member in the Mutant Academy kitchen while Iceman takes cover, there's a spot the difference competition between the start and end of the gunfight. After a second or two there are bullet holes in the back wall, the Dr. Pepper's been knocked over, the basket's gone from the corner of the table, and the chair at the right is maybe a foot from the corner. When we cut back, the bullet holes in the wall have changed position, the Dr. Pepper's righted itself, the basket's back on the corner, and the chair's now much closer to the edge. All this while Iceman's hiding and Wolverine and the gunman are fighting each other. (00:36:40)
Revealing mistake: In the scene where Storm and Nightcrawler rush to rescue the children from the holding cell, you see a shot of the cell where the children stand up and say "Listen..." before Nightcrawler teleports inside. If you look carefully, you will see Nightcrawler's silhouette in the shadow against the wall. (01:27:50)
Deliberate mistake: Almost trivia, but not quite. When Mystique's looking through the guard files to find a suitable candidate, lots of photos flash up very quickly before she finds the guy she uses. Of note is that Bryan Singer pops up in guard uniform (with his own name), and so does someone called "Donner, L". This is most likely referring to Lauren Shuler Donner, one of the producers, and sex is specified as "F", but the photo is of a stubble-coated man. (00:23:10)Jon Sandys
Plot hole: When the Drakes (Bobby's family) arrive home they are acting quite naturally, until they find Wolverine there and get a start. Later on we see that they had parked their van in the driveway right behind Cyclops' car, which Logan and company had borrowed and parked there. Wouldn't they, seeing a strange car in their driveway, be suspicious or at least enter their house asking "Bobby, are you home?" (00:52:45 - 00:59:15)
Continuity mistake: When Wolverine, Rogue, Bobby and John are in Bobby's house and are talking to his parents, his dad says to Wolverine "What are you a professor of?" Just after this the camera cuts to an overhead shot, there is a solid orange pillow at Bobby's brother's side, but in all following shots the solid orange pillow has vanished and is replaced by two striped pillows. (00:53:55)The-Immortal
Continuity mistake: The mutant assistant that Stryker is controlling has the same healing abilities as Wolverine, but somehow she doesn't heal when the mind control substance is put on her neck. Even if she would still be affected by the mind control stuff, the wound she got from it should have healed. (00:46:50)
Continuity mistake: When they show a shot of the captured children in the cell, all of the children are barefooted, but when they show the children running in the snow after escaping the dam, a few of them are wearing brown slippers. When did they get a chance to put those on? (01:21:50 - 01:50:55)
Continuity mistake: When Wolverine is fighting Deathstrike, Wolverine lands on a steel-like platform hanging over the water tank. When Deathstrike gets underneath and starts stabbing Wolverine, she is on his left side, yet when the camera cuts to a view from underwater looking up, she is on his right side. (01:31:00)The-Immortal
Continuity mistake: In the scene where the President is about to address the nation, he is handed a glass of water, but in the following shots there is no glass to be seen. (01:58:30)
Continuity mistake: When the SWAT team are inside the mansion, Logan jumps down to save Rogue Bobby and John, and he chucks two guys back some distance. In the overhead shot, the four SWAT guys are together on the floor, instead of two of them being some distance away like we saw in the previous shot. (00:38:25)The-Immortal
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