The Fast and the Furious

Revealing mistake: When Dom crashes his Charger into a semi, the semi is approaching in the shot from behind the Charger. When the camera angle changes to the front view, the semi is stationary. In this shot, the semi has no front left wheel, and as the Charger passes through the hood of the truck, there is no engine in the truck.

Revealing mistake: During the high-speed chase with the tractor trailer, Vince fires one grappling wire through the truck's passenger windscreen to pull the glass out. He fires a second grappling wire through the now-open windscreen and grapples the passenger seat, then attaches the grappling wire to his harness and leaps to the front of the truck. So, his only tether to the truck is the horizontal grappling wire attached inside the truck cab. But, when the truck driver slams on the brakes, Vince is catapulted around the truck's front-end to the side door, his full weight suspended from a visible, vertical line that is attached to something several feet above the truck cab. The taut line from above even crushes the truck's side-view mirror under Vince's weight. This is the stuntman's safety cable, attached to an overhead boom mounted out-of-frame on top of the truck rig.

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Continuity mistake: When Dom and Brian are back at Dom's place right before Jesse gets shot, there are blood stains on Dom's shirt. The stains seem to change during the shots between Dom and Brian.

Continuity mistake: In the scene after Dom and Brian arrive at Dom's place, Vince walks up to Dom and tells him "he had no right bringing the buster there." Just before Vince walks up, you see Dom sitting down putting his hand on his head. Next shot cuts to Vince walking up and cuts back to Dom who getting ready to sit down again then puts his hand on his head.

Other mistake: When it shows SWAT getting ready atop a parking garage to raid Johnny Tran's house, there is a shot of a SWAT officer, in an aiming stance with an M4, but his gun has no sights or scope.

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Revealing mistake: When Brian spins the Supra to go after Dom at the end, there are tyre marks from previous takes visible. (01:31:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Leon, Dom and Letty pull up to Mia, Brian and Vince, Dom leans into the Civic to talk to Letty. When he does, his microphone can be seen on his belt and his shirt gets stuck on it too. (01:23:50)

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Continuity mistake: Just as we see Dom's Civic get shot, there is a shot of the track driving along. In this shot, Vince is not on the truck. (01:22:10)

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Continuity mistake: At the end, as the crew go for the last hijacking, we see all the cars driving over a bridge. However, the railings that are on the side of the bridge are not visible when we see the inside of Leon's car. (01:17:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Tran and Dom are arguing at Race Wars, the distance between them changes instantly. (01:11:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Dom walks out of the parking garage, he puts his hand to his mouth. Camera cuts and his hand is down by his side. (00:23:30)

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Revealing mistake: Just as the lorry and Civics approach the roadworks there are skid marks on the road from previous takes. (00:02:30)

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Revealing mistake: Just as the hijackers gain control of the first lorry there is one shot where you can see down the length of the passenger side of the lorry and the rear doors are open and pinned back. (00:02:15)

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Continuity mistake: In the first hijacking, the window is pulled out and the rubber seal hangs from the lorry. Camera cuts to the next harpoon and the seal has gone. (00:01:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Brian is calling for the air ambulance, he switches which ear his cell phone is on between shots. (01:24:05)

Other mistake: When Brian is evading the cops after picking up Dom, he comes out of a side street and is honked at by a Volvo station wagon, which then ends up crashing into the cop car following. Thing is, the light was red for the Volvo the entire time, so they shouldn't have been rolling through the intersection, much less honking at Brian like he was in the wrong.

Continuity mistake: When the first street race takes place with the four cars, it is evident that the race takes place along a straight stretch of road. However, when the race finishes, everyone who was at the start line just a minute ago has magically appeared at the finish line, miles down the road.

Audio problem: When Brian asks Harry what he said to Dom, As Brian says "Dom" his mouth doesn't move. You can see his mouth for the "Do". (00:09:30)

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Revealing mistake: When Brian's car explodes after being shot up you can see the air cannon when the car goes up in the air.

Audio problem: When Vince turns up at the BBQ he sees Brian and walks off - Dom shouts "Vince, give us a hand" and he replies "looks like you got all the help you need, brother" - his voice doesn't match his mouth.

Vince: Why don't you try Fat Burger from now on? You can get yourself a double cheese with fries for 2.95, faggot!
Brian: I like the tuna here.
Vince: Bullshit asshole, no-one likes the tuna here!
Brian: Yeah well I do.

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Trivia: The movie that Vince rents out is 'Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story' which was directed by none other than Rob Cohen who also directed The Fast And The Furious.

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Question: It is repeated that Bryan owes Dom a 10 second car. To me, a car has 4 wheels and an engine. What is a "10 second car"?

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Chosen answer: It's a car with the power to do a quarter-mile drag race of the type depicted in the film in ten seconds.

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