Corrected entry: Max picks up a radio station playing Beach Boys. At the speed the craft was moving, they would have gone out of range of the transmitter within a few seconds of tuning in.
Corrected entry: When David stops at the gas station to call his family, he puts several coins into the pay phone. Yet when his brother answers, an operator asks if he will accept charges for a collect call.
Corrected entry: In most of the scenes with the ship's door, it blends in with the rest of the hull when it is closed. But when the ship descends at the Freeman's new house near the end of the movie, the closed door's outline is plainly visible.
Corrected entry: When David asks Max to take them where "they can't find us" Max diverts into the sea; upon impact David launches back into his seat. When you hit something you normally head towards the impact.
Corrected entry: In the scene where the boy is eating a candy bar in the shuttle, one minute there are bites in the chocolate bar, in the next it's intact.
Corrected entry: When Farraday questions David about how the alien craft is powered, a computer screen in the background begins scrolling down the alien text before Farraday has finished his question.
Corrected entry: When Farraday questions David about how the craft is powered, the computer in the background spills the alien text before Farraday has finished his question.