Along Came a Spider

Continuity mistake: In the close-up when she falls dead on the floor, the cable used to strangle the teacher is under her head. When a few seconds later Soneji is shown opening the panel of fake computers, she is lying dead with the cable in a big loop in front of her face. (00:10:05)

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Continuity mistake: Soneji tells Megan "Come to my office"; in that shot you can see a teacher walking down the corridor towards the camera, but she had already reached a closer point by the security agent in the previous (when Soneji was blowing his nose). (00:08:00)

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Continuity mistake: Jezzie kicks the door open and in the close-up we see the strike plate and a strip of wood wave in an ample motion, broken. When she is walking into the room, door still opening, the doorframe is completely still, no metal or wood still shaking. (00:11:30)

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Other mistake: In the sequence in front of the embassy when Jezzie runs towards the police car as it escapes, in the background Morgan Freeman's stand-in 'surrender' to the Russians way before the real Morgan Freeman does it in a close-up. (00:58:50)

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Continuity mistake: In the moments preceding Mercusio's instructions to board the train, Jezzie looks towards Cross. She is almost on her own on the platform, but in a close-up on Monica Potter, more and different people are suddenly present by her. (01:09:05)

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Continuity mistake: Cross is cheering Jezzie up for missing her chance to stop Mercusio. He says "If you hadn't convinced me to stay there", and is gesturing with the left hand on the table...which turns into the right hand at the cut. (01:02:05)

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Continuity mistake: On the train, Jezzie says "Get down, everybody down", the two women with dark coats behind her get down twice in different ways - one is even holding a newspaper in the second shot that she did not have before. (01:10:20)

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Continuity mistake: Cross screams Tracie's name as the cables give way and she begins to fall to her death. He is holding onto a large metal rod, but in the next shot he is holding the smaller branching part of the same guardrail. (00:04:55)

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Continuity mistake: Morgan Freeman shouts to the agent in the car "Don't move! Stay where you are." She is looking at her bloodied hand in front of her face as she slowly turns around, but in the next shot the hand is gone. (00:04:35)

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Continuity mistake: After Mercusio gets shot, Cross has to face the senator, who tells him "and you're telling me you haven't a clue?" The agent walking past is nowhere to be seen in the reverse shot that follows. (01:19:00)

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Continuity mistake: Alex Cross is picking up the wet jumper found in the channel after the murder of the fisherman. He holds the neck of the garment straight and tense, but in the close-up it's loose and in a curve. (00:49:15)

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Continuity mistake: The first time that Cross spots Jezzie Flanigan, he is holding the Soneji picture in front of him, chest-height. Reverse shot and he is holding the position, but with the picture belly-high. (00:19:45)

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Continuity mistake: At Mercusio's place, one agent says he "was wearing prosthetic appliances." The reaction shot on Morgan Freeman shows him with a background that does not match the view of the room. (00:40:10)

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Continuity mistake: Cross is about to shoot at the window of the train to break it; he is holding on to the vertical bar of the cart with the thermos hand, but the bar is gone in the closer view. (01:10:20)

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Factual error: Outside of the house of Senator Rose are police cars of the Barcroft County Police. The police for Lake Barcroft are the Fairfax County police. (01:01:15)

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Continuity mistake: To enter the Rose residence with the boot courtesy of Soneji, Cross shows the Fed at the door his badge with his left hand, that becomes the right at the cut. (00:18:45)

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Continuity mistake: In front of the embassy, the driver's window jumps several times from being quite open, to closed (during the U turn) to less open (during the shootout). (00:58:00)

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Continuity mistake: Jezzie points the gun at Devine's throat. When she begins laughing, she lowers the gun, which is still all the way up pressing to his jaw in the reverse shot. (01:24:00)

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Continuity mistake: Cross tells the agent at the gates "I've been invited", and the man opens the door pulling it by the handle, which becomes the top of the door at the cut. (00:18:55)

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Continuity mistake: Cross is at Union Station, and hears a public phone ring. When he dashes across the entrance, the passersby change between shots. (01:07:35)

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Jezzie Flannigan: Dr. Cross, Agent Ben Devine. Agent Devine is security systems supervisor.
Ben Devine: Well, for now. We're going to be thrown to the wolves, as soon as they find Megan Rose dead in a ditch.
Alex Cross: Now what makes you so sure that's what's going to happen?
Ben Devine: Me getting fired or the girl in a ditch? Sorry. I'm having a pessimistic day.

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Trivia: After Morgan Freeman shoots the guy with the shotgun, the next scene is outside with the news crew and you will see Morgan Freeman walk by the camera dressed up with dreadlocks and cap and keeps looking at the camera. It's Morgan Freeman playing an extra.

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Suggested correction: Wow, I find pretty extraordinary that this cameo is not mentioned anywhere else. The guy does look like Morgan Freeman (I am adding a screenshot to the entry), and is not seen anywhere else in the scene, nor Freeman is in the wide shot, so I can't say the entry is false, I just find it quite strange since usually this sort of humorous bit roles get mentioned a lot. Kudos for noticing.

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