Continuity mistake: When the Evolution smashes into the gate in the boatyard it should have made a really big dent in the front of the car or at least a scratch on the bodywork. Yet in the next scene when you see it come to a stop in front of the Ferrari, the car is in perfect condition with no dents or scratches. (00:31:50)
Revealing mistake: After the first race, when Tej walks over to Brian with a bunch of people, there is a girl in a orange and black top, and as she walks towards Brian, she is looking directly at the place where the camera is supposed to be and backs away, so the camera can pull in for the shot. (00:13:10)
Visible crew/equipment: Near the end, in a shot of Monica and the baddie (just before they get onto the boat) standing beside a large vehicle, the camera is quite close and then it tracks backwards. The reflection of the legs of the steadicam operator walking backwards as he moves the camera, is seen at the side of the car. (01:27:50)
Continuity mistake: In the very first racing scene, when they all go around the first turn and it shows them all struggling to hold their steering wheels through the turn, it shows an overview of the 4 cars. As you can see the pink Honda S2000, is in front, and to the left of the red Mazda RX-7. In the very next shot, the Honda S2000 is directly behind the RX-7. (00:08:20)
Revealing mistake: When Brian and Rome are going to rescue Monica, they are talking the whole time as to what next to do. We see several edited-in backgrounds at every close-up, and in one of Rome's close-ups we see a road pointing straight at the car. In other close-ups of Rome from the same angle, we see a river. The road that can be seen in the one close-up is not possible.Ssiscool
Continuity mistake: When Brian and Roman are racing to the car impound to get the package for Carter, at the start of the freeway scene Brian says "Lets see what this thing can do." When he steps on the gas the camera cuts to an outside view and there is a large HGV in front and a 4x4 pickup to the right, but in the following overhead shot the 4x4 pickup has vanished and is replaced with a Mini Van. (00:28:40)The-Immortal
Continuity mistake: At the end of the first race, Brian speeds over the finish line then stops in front of Tej, and when the camera cuts to a wider shot of Tej the crowd is a few feet away from Tej in all directions, but in the following closeup Tej is now surrounded with people. (00:12:35)The-Immortal
Continuity mistake: When Brian and Roman are speeding down the highway to get to the boatyard, the camera cuts to inside police headquarters (I think). On the computer screen are two GPS signals (Brian and Roman), and it says 6th and 7th Street, but when it cuts to a wider angle it says 4th, 5th and 6th Street, indicating the screen has moved up instead of down. (Zoom is required.) (00:28:55)The-Immortal
Trivia: There is one error in the Tag Team race: the street is not that long. (I should know, because my dad works on that street.) In the movie, it took a little while to finish getting down that street which was unbelievable, especially at the speed they were going. In reality, if you were to race down that street from where they started (without turning back) it would take you an estimated eight to nine seconds.
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