Corrected entry: When the Nautilus leaves London, before it goes under water, the actors are all standing on deck. In the shot where Mrs Harker is talking to Dorian there are chairs on deck (which is quite remarkable for a submarine). When everybody goes inside because the submarine is about to dive, the chairs are gone.
Corrected entry: At one point in movie Nemo and Quatermain meet in front of Allan's cabin and Nemo informs him that food has been served. This scene was invented by Sean Connery and Nasserudin Shah. They always considered each other the greatest of rivals in the world of movie industry, since Connery is an icon of Western cinema, while Shah is one of the greatest icons of Indian cinema. They spend 10-15 second looking each other directly in the eyes, which is the way Indians normally show respect to other people.mirtom
Corrected entry: When Quatermain gains his first-hand experience with the Phantom men's automatic weapons, he calls them "automatic rifles". The first weapon using this term was the Browning BAR 1918, which saw use in World War I 19 years later. The only automatic weapons used in 1899 were machine guns like the Maxim (which was in the Victorian era used in the British army), so Quatermain should have dubbed these weapons something like "machine guns" or "machine rifles" instead of "automatic rifles".
Corrected entry: When Mina starts her final fight with Dorian, she jumps right over him, plunging her dagger into his back, and Dorian rips it out. But the mistake here is that the dagger is buried high in his back, between the shoulder blades - a position where it could not be easily reached, especially if you reach for it under the armpit. Also, unless Dorian has unusually long and flexible arms, he would only be able to get the dagger by its blade, not by the handle.
Corrected entry: There is absolutely no way that a ship the size of the Nautilus could navigate the Thames, as it does. From the hull to the top of the sail it is too tall to fit under any one of the many bridges that were on the Thames at the time without running aground, quite apart from the fact that there is no part of the Thames in London deep enough for such a huge vessel to be wholly submerged.
Corrected entry: At Dorian's home you see the Fantom's men turn from behind bookcases, some have normal machine guns, some have long silencer looking things on the barrels. Why have silencers when the others have normal ones?
Corrected entry: To see this mistake, you'll have to download one of the trailers or teasers and go frame per frame. When the grotesque muscled guy charges to Hyde, he swings his arm in order to hit him, yet Hyde is flying away even before he got hit. CGI mistake?
Corrected entry: In 'M's summer retreat', when Hyde picks up the door to shield himself against the bullets, you can see bullet holes in the door as he picks it up, before it's even close to the path of the bullets.
Corrected entry: When Dorian is shot by the automatic rifle, he just stands there and takes it without so much as screaming in pain. Later in the film, when Mina and Dorian are fighting, she stabs him in his crotch and Dorian groans in pain.
Corrected entry: Mina should not be a vampire. People only become vampires when they die as a result of having their blood drained as a vampire. Mina survived the events of Bram Stoker's book.
Corrected entry: In the scene at Dorian's home when the Phantom's gunmen appear on the balcony, Agent Sawyer is supposed to appear about five minutes later. However, if you look very closely Sawyer arrives and points his gun at the same time as the others. He is visible as he has a white shirt on.
Corrected entry: When the Germans break into the bank, one of them speaks, and the subtitle says, 'Leave one alive to tell the tale.' What the speaker actually said (in German) was, 'kill all but one.'
Corrected entry: Mina is a vampire, so why is she checking her reflection in a pocket mirror, in Gray library. When we all know vampires cast no reflection in mirrors.
Corrected entry: M tricks the League into forming so he can steal their special attributes from them, but while most of the League joined by choice, the film makes it clear that the invisible man was taken by force (eventually agreeing to stay because they promised him a cure). Why didn't M just take skin from him when he was captured?
Corrected entry: In the scene on deck of the Nautilus where Quatermain and Sawyer practice shooting the Nautilus is lying still in the water when the camera is on deck, but visibly speeding along when seen from the point where the target balls land in the water. This happens in alternating shots.
Corrected entry: In the beginning when the tank comes charging out and runs over the young officer, he is standing facing the middle of tank, yet when he is run over, he is magically under the left tank tread.
Corrected entry: When Alan Quatermain is running through the castle, he says he was told to turn right at the column. However when he says this he turns to the left and runs that way.
Corrected entry: When the camera turns to show the bombs underneath Venice, we see that a BIG majority of them are NOT attached to any building supports or foundations; they are centered below the grate in the open, so how can M hope to sink the entire city of Venice if most of them just explode and take the necessary load bearing supports with them?
Corrected entry: When Mina is lying on the bed after Dorian "kills" her, you can see her eyes following something out of the frame. Ok she's not really dead but surely she knew not to move her eyes?
Corrected entry: The double rifle that Quatermain uses is designed for stopping large and dangerous animals at short range; almost always less than 100 yards, and usually less than 75 yards. It would not have the accuracy to make the kind of shots that Quatermain pulls off constantly throughout the movie. And before anyone says that he could have had one of the barrels customised for long-range accuracy: true, but there is no sign of the special long-range sights he would have had to have fitted; the sights seen in the movie would have been virtually useless at those kind of ranges, no matter how good a shot Quatermain was.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Allan Quatermain is on the bridge of the Nautilus teaching Agent Sawyer to shoot at distant targets, Sawyer uses Quatermain's rifle. Disgusted, he leaves Sawyer on the bridge about to take a shot - when left alone, Sawyer puts the rifle butt down on the deck, rests his hand and chin on the muzzle and gazes out to sea. No one experienced with firearms (as Sawyer is supposed to be) would do this with a gun - loaded or un-loaded.
Corrected entry: After Hyde is captured in Paris and chained inside the Nautilus, he turns back into Jekyll, and his oversized pants are so big that Jekyll has to hold them with his hands. However, near the end, after Hyde battles his evil counterpart at the fortress and then turns back into Jekyll, the pants are exactly Jekyll-sized.
Corrected entry: There are no white Siberian tigers. Only Bengal tigers have the gene that makes some the white variety. Bengal tigers live in the rainforest, not in Siberia.
Corrected entry: When Skinner is invisible, he may not wear or carry anything on him, since these items remain visible. But the invisible assassin who attacks Sawyer in the fortress pulls a knife from out of thin air.
Corrected entry: When the German soldiers emerge from the tank in the Bank of England they appear to be wearing uniforms from WW2 in 1899.
Corrected entry: How did M manage to produce 8 of his own Nautilus in such a short time? Surely in such a short time, even with 1000 men he wouldn't get that done. Besides, in order to copy it succesfully Dorian would have taken 100's, even 1000's of photographs of the entire ship. Since he made it the 'old' way, surely someone would have noticed him dragging that thing around on such a big ship. And isn't it strange, nobody stays on the bridge during night-time? What if another ship would cross their course?
Corrected entry: When the hunters's place in Africa explodes, and with such huge explosion, the natives instead of running away (or even fall or protect themselves because of it) they go running towards the burning place. Moreso, it seems that they run towards the place a split second BEFORE it explodes.
Corrected entry: In Dorian's library, after Mina has killed M's goon, she manages to get her long, straight hair into a neat, little bun in about 4 seconds.
Corrected entry: When Hyde saves the Nautilus from sinking, his clothes are all ripped up from the process of changing. But in the next scene he is in a full clean suit and the table that had slid during the explosion was just being moved back. Hyde wouldn't have had time to change into a new suit in the time that it would have taken them to put the table back.
Corrected entry: In the scene in the cave when the Invisible Man shows up, he is of course naked so he won't be seen. Not only do they happen to have a spare coat for him, but either one of the other members remembered to pack a pair of sunglasses and the Invisible Man's face cream, or the Invisible Man had those items on him (which should be impossible).citysister
Corrected entry: After the bombs have been exploded in the Nautilus, and Nemo has (miraculously) managed to get the ship back to the surface you see three very distinct holes in the hull of the ship. But in the next scene you can see the ship again from the same position, but this time without even a trace of the holes.
Corrected entry: In the first scene where we see him, Mr. Hyde pants fit well, but his shirt is torn to rags. It is quite hard to believe that he would change his pants, but not his shirt, after the change.
Corrected entry: The League are driving around the collapsing Venice, smashing into pillars, through walls, etc. Not only does the car not suffer a single dent, but it remains white and gleaming.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Dorian has supposedly killed Mina, when she is 'killed' her hair is curly, yet when she gets back up once Dorian has removed the sword, her hair is straight.
Corrected entry: In the scene when Sawyer is driving the car in order to catch up with the collapsing buildings in Venice, Quatermain jumps from the car while travelling at least 50 mph. Yet he lands and remains on his feet without tumbling. They may be extraordinary, but I believe the laws of physics still apply to the entire team.Paul Plesser
Corrected entry: Moriarty brought the League together to steal their abilities: he gets abilities from Nemo, Mina, Jekyll and the Invisible Man. Dorian Gray is his plant on the team. But why does he bother to recruit Quatermain? Having him on the team doesn't help him any. (Sawyer doesn't help either, but he's an uninvited guest sent from the US).Moose
Corrected entry: When Phantom was at the zeppelin warehouse/factory and the scientist told him the zeppelins are filled with hydrogen, Phantom shot one of the zeppelins and it exploded in flames, the fire should be blue in colour instead of orange because pure hydrogen gas burned produces blue flames.
Corrected entry: This is 1889, as they've established most people ride horses or walk. Most of the characters have never even seen a car before. Yet, somehow, Tom Sawyer can suddenly handle one like an expert.
Corrected entry: The term 'car' is an abbreviation of 'horseless carriage', the old name for a car which would certainly have been in use unabbreviated at the time of the film. When the team first see Nemo's ground vehicle, Nemo calls it 'an automobile'; it seems that none of the team have seen one before, so Nemo's statement would be their only reference for what this vehicle is called. But later, Sawyer and Quartermain both refer to it as a 'car' even though it has never been called this, nor even called a 'horseless carriage'.Moose
Corrected entry: Hyde swims underwater and pulls a lever in the engine room that opens the drain. It looks tough for him to move the lever, he puts all his strength into it and it takes him several seconds. It's a pretty meaty lever. But the sub's designed to be operated by normal human beings - how would a regular person ever be able to operate that lever?
Corrected entry: Early in the film, Sean Connery needed his glasses to shoot down one of the assassins that ran away. But in the scene on Nautilus, where Sean Connery was shooting the targets, he didn't need his glasses to shoot them. However, at the end of the movie, when Phantom escaped, Sean Connery showed his broken glasses to Sawyer to indicate that he can't shoot Phantom down.
Corrected entry: In the Scene where the League goes to recruit Dorian, there is a gun battle. During this, Dorian is riddled with bullets and kills the man who shot him, who, while falling over, rips Dorians shirt off (to reveal the bullet wounds dissapearing). However, when Dorian turns back around, his clothing is back to normal. Although I knew of the curse, I don't think that the invincibility would apply to clothes as well.
Corrected entry: The "automobile" was already invented in 1885. Yet the league didn't even know what they saw when they saw the automobile of captain Nemo, while it was the year 1899.
Corrected entry: Sawyer said that he was a government agent from America, if M wasn't really working for the British government then why would the American government even know about the League to begin with?
Corrected entry: When Quatermain shoots the last of the assassins at a great distance when they came to kill him he walks down the stairs to where the assassin fell and in just a few steps there are 2 men dropping the assassin at his feet. There was no way possible they could have gotten the assassin that quickly to Quatermain's location.MCKD
Corrected entry: After the scenes in Venice, Dorian steals the Nautiloid (single-person sub attached to the Nautilus) and it's a big point in the movie that he does this. The Nautilus chases after him in the next scene and when the camera pans around the Nautilus it still has the Nautiloid intact.
Corrected entry: When the league are talking on the Nautilus's conning tower it is daylight, but this doesn't seem to worry the vampire.
Corrected entry: When the Nautilus travels the canals of Venice, the body of the submarine barely fits under some bridges. But in this case, the conning tower should just take these bridges down.
Corrected entry: The Nautilus travels down the watery canals of Venice on the surface of the water. The ship is massive, yet the ship makes no visible wake as it moves. The smaller boats it passes should be noticeably affected, but they sit in the water virtually undisturbed.
Corrected entry: In the scene where the actors are outside on the Nautilus' conning tower lounging around, the ocean in the background doesn't appear to move as it should if they were really on a moving vessel. When the shot then moves to the ocean level it shows the Nautilus cutting rapidly through the sea. For a vessel this long moving at such speed the actors should have their hair blasting straight back and should be holding on to the rail.
Corrected entry: Aboard the Nautilus, objects suspended from the ceiling (like lights) should be rocking from side to side due to ocean current. However, they are always seen hanging perfectly still save for the scene where the Nautilus is sinking after the explosives detonate.
Corrected entry: When the league goes to recruit Dorian Gray, Skinner helps himself to a drink. As he drinks it, you see it briefly running down his esophagus. Now, whether or not food would be visible inside an invisible man is up in the air, but if food CAN be seen inside of him, wouldn't the food he ate last night be sitting in his stomach, and the food from before that be worming through his large intestine? He'd be a walking digestive tract, and fairly visible.
Corrected entry: When Dorian is impaled against the wall, with Mina wielding the portrait that Dorian cannot gaze upon, why didn't Dorian just close his eyes?
Corrected entry: If Tom Sawyer is supposed to be Mark Twain's famous character, he should be far older than depicted in the movie. Twain set 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' circa 1836-1846, and Tom Sawyer was about 12 years old in the book. The literary Tom Sawyer would be at least in his mid-sixties by 1899. All of the other liberties taken with the original literature are neatly explained. What happened with Tom Sawyer?MoonMan
Corrected entry: When the league is tracking Dorian they receive a record to listen to. As they listen to the words, we see a black and white movie or flashback. At the beginning of that flashback Mina Harker is the one sitting next to the record player and tells M that he can now record. If she was there during his speech, she would have known that Dorian was in on it and his full plan all along.
Corrected entry: When the members of the League go to recruit Dorian Gray at his house they notice that a painting has recently been removed from the wall. It is subsequently explained that this was the famous portrait that ages so he can remain eternally young and it has been stolen. It is also explained that if he looks at the portrait he will die. If this is so why would it have been hanging in plain sight in his house where he would have to see it?
Corrected entry: What makes Hyde decide to do good? It seems really out of character to want to save people (especially on the Nautilus when it's sinking) when he got exiled from London for killing people.