First Strike

First Strike (1996)

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Continuity mistake: During the scenes on the makeshift snowboard Jackie uses to evade the skiing soldiers, every time you see Jackie's face he is standing left foot forward on the board, but whenever you cannot see his face he is standing right foot forward. (00:19:45)

Revealing mistake: When the second helicopter is blown up you can see it is the same helicopter that was blown up the first time. The writing on the helicopter is reversed compared to the first helicopter. (00:21:10)


Continuity mistake: When the fighting begins Jackie jumps under a table. You can see there is a lot of stuff on the table. In the next shot when Jackie grabs the table in order to throw it all the things are gone. (00:48:15)


Continuity mistake: When Jackie grabs a box and throws it he throws it with the top opening first. In the next shot you see the box come flying bottom first. (00:48:35)


Continuity mistake: When Jackie is in the water the blown up helicopter falls down on the ice in front of him. Later it's gone, and then it reappears. (00:21:20)


Revealing mistake: When Jackie Chan is hanging from the helicopter, and it is fired upon by the enemy, the missile hits the 'copter and bounces back before the explosion takes place. (00:21:05)

Continuity mistake: In the fight scene when Jackie uses a ladder as a weapon he throws the ladder to the ground. In the next shot the ladder is standing and he starts using it again. (00:50:55)


Continuity mistake: When Jackie Chan runs to the dock after his underwater shark encounter, he amazingly has his shirt dry cleaned in a matter of seconds. (01:11:50)

Continuity mistake: When Jackie fights the big Russian at the under water place, when Jackie comes down the stairs, he comes up to the Russian's chest, but in the next shot he's eye level with him. (01:05:40)

Continuity mistake: When Jackie gets his head above water you can see he is surrounded by ice. Later there is no ice behind him, only clear water. (00:21:20)


Continuity mistake: In the last shark scene Annie is wearing a chain-mail over the swimsuit. After the aquarium glass is broken, and she is led away by the bad guys, she is wearing a blue and orange wet suit.

Continuity mistake: Just before Jackie grabs the broom to use it as a weapon you can see a rake standing beside it. When he grabs the broom, the rake is gone. (00:49:50)


Continuity mistake: When Jackie kicks down one of the bad guys the guy fall down right beside Jackie. Two shots later the guy lies several feet away from Jackie. (00:16:35)


Continuity mistake: In the Chinese parade towards the end of the film, at one point an enemy heavies attempt to capture Annie is blocked by Jackie on his stilts. In one shot the heavy is right up against the stilts, but as soon as the close-up cuts to a long shot he is now about 6-feet away from the stilts, which is the perfect distance for Jackie to kick him with a stilt.

Andrew Upton

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