Groundhog Day

Phil, an arrogant, narcissistic, cynical TV weatherman, is sent to Punxsatawney PA to cover the annual Groundhog Day Festival. After being the usual pain in the ass, especially to his co-workers Rita and Larry, a blizzard (that he failed to forecast) forces him to spend another night at his Punxsatawney bed & breakfast. He awakens next morning to find that it is Groundhog Day, again, and again, and again....apparently he is doomed to repeat this day forever.

Guy Holladay

Revealing mistake: When Phil drives the truck off the cliff, you can see right through the grill of the truck (meaning there is no radiator or engine), and the transmission is also missing, as you can see when the truck is falling upside down. Without an engine or transmission it would be hard to drive off a cliff.

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Question: When Phil and the two locals are driving on the railroad tracks, they are closely followed by a police unit. Phil drives off the tracks at a crossing where the tracks became level with the street surface. How did the police car get out from in front of the train?

scwilliam

Answer: We know the police car survived because unit 2 is the car that followed them onto the tracks, and unit 2 is also one of the cars present when they are stopped (though it came from the wrong direction). The movie doesn't explain how the car survived so it is left to the viewer's imagination.

jimba

Chosen answer: It was never explained in the film but there could be two possible explanations. One is the police car never got off the tracks in time and was hit by the train. Another is the car managed to get off the tracks in time despite the difficulty of getting off a railroad track so quickly. Up to the viewer to decide.

Gavin Jackson

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