Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage (1966)

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Corrected entry: They are so advanced they can miniaturize anything but have to use primitive morse code to contact the outside world.


Correction: This isn't a mistake just because they use a different form of communication.


Corrected entry: When a crew member of the miniaturised submarine is eaten by the blood cells, the fact that his atoms will return to full size at the same time as the rest of the crew and the submarine (which provides the suspense, such as it is) is completely ignored.

Correction: It is made clear in the book and the movie that the molecules/or atoms ARE NOT shrunk the space between them is reduced - anything left behind would be absorbed by the immune system one atom or molecule at a time.

Corrected entry: By the end of the film all the crew members are brought to lifesize again. However, nothing is being told about what happens to the submarine.

Correction: It was eaten by the white blood cells, just like they showed happening to the villain.


Plot hole: Even if the white blood cells will attack and destroy the sub and the body of Doctor Michaels the atoms would still remain and take normal size after the critical 1 hour is up. This would also apply to the laser gun which they forgot or left behind on purpose, as well as several dozen litres of saline solution which were miniaturised and pumped into Benes' body. He's in a lot of trouble.

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Question: They are found and removed from the patient's eye so easily. Why didn't they go in through the eye from the very beginning to begin with?

Answer: The miniaturized sub was injected into the man's carotid artery (neck) because it directly led to the brain and the blood clot. It was an unobstructed pathway taking the least amount of time for the sixty-minute mission. Exiting through the eye was done as an emergency escape route after the mission was sabotaged and the sub was destroyed. It was only easy to remove the crew once they exited the eye and were floating in the tears. Getting to and out the eye was difficult.


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