Deep Blue Sea

Plot hole: Considering the size and power of the sharks, why didn't the female just jump the fence at the end of the film. It was only 3 or 4 feet above the water at that point. (01:30:10)

Grumpy Scot

Continuity mistake: Carter pries open a door with a knife that is on as sheath on his leg. The knife breaks and he throws it away. In the final scene, when Carter and Preacher are laying on the wreckage, the knife is clearly visibly back in the sheath on Carter's right leg. (01:05:00 - 01:37:45)

Factual error: The explosion at the end of the movie should have killed Carter, he simply couldn't have survived the concussion wave.

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Factual error: Without wanting to go into extreme details, the genetics and biochemistry of the entire film is flawed. No geneticist in their right mind would even think about using gene therapy - a technique which is not entirely successful yet - to increase the size of the gland. One would use any of multiple techniques to identify and clone the gene responsible for the protein in question. It is cheaper, more successful, and a lot safer and quicker to do. A copy of the gene could be inserted into E. coli and produced on a mass scale in a beaker on land. After the protein had been isolated it would not be able to be given to patients in a pill form because it would be digested in the gut (like insulin for diabetics). (00:05:20 - 00:48:55)

Continuity mistake: When Preacher, Susan and Carter realise the only way out of Aquatica is to swim and they start filling the room up with water, Preacher holds out his hands to Susan and Carter. Carter then holds his hand out flat for Susan to take, and she puts her hand on top of his. However, in the next shot Susan's hand is on top and Carter's is underneath. (01:25:25)

Continuity mistake: Near the end when the survivors has reached the surface and LL Cool J gets attacked by a shark. Notice all the blood in the water. Shortly after, when he is pulled up and rescued, you see no blood at all. (01:28:20)

Continuity mistake: In a scene near the end of the movie, Carter is swimming back to the wet lab through flooded passageways. At the beginning of the swim, his left shoe is completely untied - you can see both laces floating. In the next full body shot (where his shoes show) the shoe is tied again. (01:13:30)

Continuity mistake: When Preacher is talking to the Lord about his wrath, he is in a wide area of the corridor with "Sub Level 1-A" written on the wall behind him. In the next shot he is approaching the wide area with the sign again. (00:42:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Carter and Scoggins are under water at the panel you can see light on Scoggins face when the camera is focusing on him. However when it cuts to Carter he is pointing his flashlight away from Scoggins. This happens twice during the shots. (01:13:45)

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Continuity mistake: Even though the shark just jumped out of the water and ate the bird, the water is still when the preacher is falling into it. A big shark should make some waves in the water. (00:51:55)

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Plot hole: Mako sharks have been known to leap out of the water, sometimes into boats. Therefore, it is quite possible, perhaps even more so, for these specialised Makos to jump.

Revealing mistake: In the wet lab, just after the helicopter explodes into the tower, pieces of concrete are falling all around Thomas Jane, as he reaches to pull the blonde out of the water. The pieces of 'concrete' bounce all around like the foam pieces they are, not actual concrete.

Visible crew/equipment: When Preacher falls off the shelving rack into the the water after his bird was eaten by the shark, you can clearly make out the zip for his wetsuit under his jacket. (00:52:00)

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Continuity mistake: At the end, Carter manages to hold onto the perimeter fence, and the shark goes through. The shark then explodes, and Carter is seen being blown off the fence back the way he came, yet when he surfaces, he's now on the other side of the fence.

GalahadFairlight

Visible crew/equipment: After Preacher says "Feeding time" and the camera moves toward the window, you can see the camera's shadow down in the left corner of the screen. (00:16:55)

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Continuity mistake: When the parrot lands on the casserole you see a bottle and some other items floating around it. When it cuts none of the items can be seen around the casserole. (00:51:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Blake and Dr Susan McAlester (Saffron Burrows) emerge to survey the damaged research facility, you can clearly see coastline in the background, although earlier in the movie we see a weather map showing the facility clearly way out in the the ocean. (00:23:25 - 01:29:20)

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when Dr. McCallister is getting off the helicopter, she is wearing trousers, but when she is talking to Franklin, she is wearing a dress. (00:12:45)

chakorn1

Continuity mistake: When the shark jumps out of the water and grabs Russell Franklin, it slams him down with his body face-down in its mouth. A few seconds later, in the underwater shot, his body is suddenly face-up in its mouth.

Visible crew/equipment: As Carter is swimming in the cage under water there is a frontal view of him where you can see the shadow of the camera moving down in the right corner of the screen. (00:24:45)

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Russell Franklin: Just what the hell did you do to those sharks?
Dr. Susan McCallister: Their brains weren't large enough to harvest sufficient amounts of the protein complex. So we violated the Harvard Compact. Jim and I used gene therapies to increase their brain mass, a larger brain means more protein. As a side effect the sharks got smarter.
Janice Higgins: You stupid bitch!

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Trivia: In both Jaws and Deep Blue Sea there is a scene involving a license plate. In Jaws it is removed from the belly of the dead tiger shark. In Deep Blue Sea it is removed from the teeth of a tiger shark. Not only are both sharks the same but both plates are from Louisiana. The license plate number is the same in both films: 007 o 981 Exp 72-73.

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