Underworld

Corrected entry: When Selene is watching Viktor's tomb for the first time, before the arrival of Amelia's messenger, the shots from within the room she's standing in show that room is pretty dark, but the shots from within the tomb show a bright, well illuminated room.

Correction: The glass window set in the tomb wall is heavily tinted on one side. Notice later you can see out of it pretty well, but it looks dark inside.

Grumpy Scot

Corrected entry: Selene discovers the new UV bullets and gives a clip to the weapons master. Given that the technology to build the bullets is brand new and has not been seen before by either vampire, how is it possible for the weapons tech to build large quantities of silver nitrate bullets in the space of the few hours within which the story framework exists? Probably without even the basic munitions components being available.

Stuart Green

Correction: Considering the resources of the vampires and the obvious experience of the Armorer, it would not take more than a few hours to recreate the new rounds. Bullets with a hollow Lexan nose filled with shot are readily available already. These rounds would not be really any different.

Grumpy Scot

Corrected entry: Selene comes back after being rescued and Kraven comes to speak to her. When he goes to leave, he stops and glances over his shoulder. At this point you can see his microphone wire over his coat on his left side. (00:18:35)

Correction: They use boom mics, not mics that you hide under your clothes.

Corrected entry: As a trained medical professional, Michael's CPR is a bit off. He doesn't loosen Selene's clothing (a bit tricky I admit, but he could have undone her collar; we see it loose several times). He doesn't perform any checks to see if she IS breathing or has a pulse, then he opts immediately for chest compressions . Assuming she had no signs of life (quite likely; she has just been drowned and is a vampire.) he should have attempted 2 mouth-to-mouth breaths before this. (00:31:30)

Correction: At first it looks like Michael is performing chest compressions, but it seems more likely that he was performing a variation of the Heimlich maneuver (one that is done on unconscious people, such as Selene was) to force the water out of her lungs.

Corrected entry: In the scene, and most of the movie, when Selene shoots the floor to have it break, and fall to the level below, she only uses two guns. Most automatic weapons of that size only have six bullets. She shoots many more than twelve.

Correction: Last time I checked a standard 9 mil pistol (say a glock) could take 15 bullets in a clip and one in the chamber for a total of 16. Add an extension clip and the total can get as high as twenty even most revolvers now come with 8 chambers.

Corrected entry: Kraven tells Selene "Lucian wouldn't be in the slightest bit interested in a human Michael or otherwise", but at this point, we are led to believe Lucian is dead, killed by Kraven. (00:36:00)

Correction: What Craven did was slip up...we, and Selene, aren't supposed to know that Lucian is still alive. But Craven knows. When he says "Lucian wouldn't..." etc, that is the first indication Selene has that Craven isn't on the up-and-up. It's a mistake made by the character, not the writers.

Corrected entry: Before Selene goes to free Michael there are a few shots of Michael straining to free himself of his chains and break free. In each of those shots the bite and the blood on his neck has disappeared.

Correction: Since, at that point, Michael has become a full-blown Lycan, he has adopted their regenerative capabilities. As for the blood, it could have been wiped off by Lucian or one of the others.

MoonFaery Premium member

Corrected entry: The film is set in an unnamed eastern European city - see the cars' number plates, the street signs and Michael's address on the computer - yet interior scenes have predominantly English signs ("South Terminus", "Exit").

jle

Correction: Whichever city they are supposed to be in, all the characters talk in English, so it's acceptable for all signs and notices to be 'translated' into English too.

Jez

Corrected entry: In the first gunfight sequences of the movie that occur on a subway station and that eventually move on to the train itself, Selene ultimately throws herself out the window of the rear door on the last car of the train to quicken her chase after a Lycan; shattered glass flies in every direction, naturally. A short while later, another foot chase ensues by another Vampire/Werewolf pair, and they invariably reach the same area at the rear of the train, and just before they both crash out of that same last door, the glass on the door can be seen still intact.

Correction: The glass is still broken when the second pair arrive at the door.

Jez

Corrected entry: The film's location - Budapest, Hungary - can be identified from the subway system and some outdoor scenes. When Selene looks up Michael's address on her laptop, we see a street that is an actual Hungarian name: "Laktos Joszef 39 ut" translates to "39 Joseph Locksmith way". Choosing a street that doesn't exist in Budapest was probably deliberate, but they left typos in both parts of that name, and the format is also wrong. Correctly it would look like this: "Lakatos Jozsef ut 39". These typos don't have any benefit, but for a moment they draw the Hungarian-speaking viewer's attention away from the action. (00:23:30)

Correction: I think we have to accept that the city is not actually meant to be anywhere specific. Yes, a lot looks like Budapest. But a lot also looks like Prague. And the police look more American than European. Since the actual location is never specified, this is a case of it being a fantasy nominally set somewhere in Eastern Europe.

The city being precisely Budapest or another one is irrelevant in this case, the language has been identified as Hungarian (also explicitly stated as such in the sequel), and according to the Hungarian language the address "39 ut" is written in the wrong order as it should be "ut 39", this is definitely a valid mistake. To further prove it, they felt the need to fix it in one of the sequels: in Awakening, the troopers have a little Robocop HUD thingy in their helmets and it displays information, including his address being "Lakatos Jozsef ut 39."

Sammo Premium member

Visible crew/equipment: During the final battle, a vampire shoots into a totally dark room and kills a werewolf. He then lifts his gun and people are seen reflected in the sights. (01:37:05)

jle
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Trivia: According to the DVD commentary, the entire budget for Underworld was the same as the highway chase scene in The Matrix Reloaded.

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