Corrected entry: When the gang celebrate in the Alps before Charlie's surprise, they're sipping Dom Perignon champagne straight from the bottles. It looks like they're drinking water as it's quite impossible to drink champagne from the bottle, the real stuff will foam heavily when it comes out [and especially in one's mouth]. (00:17:40)
Corrected entry: The three Minis drive from street level into the subway entrance, down the stairs onto a platform and then on onto the rails. Can't be done - to get to the platform they'd have to get through (very, very solid) passenger turnstiles. There is no station in L.A. that doesn't have them.
Corrected entry: When the white Mini jumps into the subway, it nicks the train and lands. A few seconds later Napster stops the train perfectly in front of the opening so the motorcycle can't get in. Seeing the speed that the train was going and how long it took Napster to react, the front of the train should have been much farther through the tunnel.
Corrected entry: When Steve goes to the diamond store to trade his gold for money for the second time in the movie, he knocks on the garage door. As the camera zooms out of his face, you can see a person moving in the background. He is hiding behind a barrel and carrying a camera. He is really easy to spot, as lots of movement is present.
Corrected entry: After dropping the armored car containing the gold through the street, they discover that the safe has been switched to a model with a glass part that, if broken, with cause steel rods to spring into place, locking the safe closed. They all worry about that, but they shouldn't. After all, it didn't break when dropped forty feet in the armored car, as you can tell when they actually open the safe.
Corrected entry: When they drive the Minis out of the tunnel, the backs of them go up, making the cars drive on their front wheels. However, there are 800 kilograms of gold in the back of each car. Therefore, the backs of the Minis would not go up. In fact, they would be so heavy that they couldn't drive very fast at all.
Corrected entry: When in the subway, the cars speed up to be able to get on to the tracks in front of the train. The cars come onto the platform straight alongside the subway train. The cars are going at, say, 40 MPH (probable), and the "entering speed" of a subway train (at a station) is not more than 45 MPH. The train also slows down to stop before the platform ends. The subway's speed is also decreasing all the time (as it brakes to stop), and the drivers of the cars are most probably trying to increase their speed. The cars could outrun the train and make it on to the tracks with a quite large margin. (01:27:00)
Corrected entry: After the armoured truck falls through the pavement down to the subway tunnel, the mini coopers are covered in dirt and dust from the explosion. Then in the chase scene to Union Station they are all very clean again. (01:29:45 - 01:35:30)
Corrected entry: In the movie, when they get the new Minis, only one of them is a Mini Cooper S. After Wrench is done with them however, they are all Sses. Surely Wrench couldn't have gotten the exact Mini Cooper S parts, and wouldn't he have to change some of the decals, the S has some "S" only decals.
Corrected entry: There is a scene where the gang is in the warehouse and everyone is just working while Wrench fixes the minis. Stella is wearing a white tank with her hair down. After he's finished, he shows Charlie and they go for a drive. Stella is now wearing a dark jacket and her hair is up. Then it goes to Steve's scene where he kills Yevhen and stuff. Then it's back to the gang in the warehouse and Stella (and the rest of the gang) are back in their original clothes, Stella in the white tank with her hair down. It's obvious that the garage scene was filmed in one go and split, despite a couple of scenes between.
Corrected entry: As an amateur radio operator I know that it's nearly impossible to have a clear radio reception under water and underground - at least with such small portable gear that the gang wears and uses to communicate all the time.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Stella and Steve go on the date, the water/wine bottle on the table is about half full. They talk for a few minutes and Steve discovers that Stella is John's daughter. She pushes the bottle over (presumably as a sign to the other guys) and the bottle is now empty.
Corrected entry: When the gang cuts off Steve's cable, he calls the cable company and is told that someone will be available later in the week between 10 and 3. The gang then calls him back to let him know that someone will be there that day. Wouldn't his suspicions be raised just a little when the real cable repairman comes? Nobody called to cancel the original service request. Rather sloppy for a group of professional thieves, I'd say.MoonMan
Corrected entry: During the escape at the end of the movie, when the Minis come out of the pipe and drop down into the basin of the LA River they fall nose first into the pavement. However, with approximately 9 million dollars worth of gold in the trunks of the cars, they would be back heavy, not front heavy, and fall more evenly or even back first. It's been suggested that Wrench could have put a ton of weight up front to balance the cars properly, but the amount of gold carried in those special boxes loaded into the back end of the very short wheelbase Minis could not be balanced even by the legendary Wrench without severely re-engineering the vehicle. If that was possible, the handling of the unladen Mini would be woeful, and the chase scene BEFORE the subway gold heist would be impossible. The Minis would have fallen like bricks nose-first onto the subway track when jumping from the platform.
Character mistake: When Charlie is calling out the brick count to Napster from the subway, he describes it as being "13 across, 4 high, 4 deep". The bricks appear to be 2 deep in the safe (13x4x2), so he could just be lumping two shelves together, which works (13x4x4 = 13x4x2x2). The problem is that when the camera pans down there are 3 shelves in the safe. This means that there are more than the 208 bricks that Napster announces. (01:33:40)
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