Corrected entry: Up until the point Jim is let in to the diner by the girl to make a call and freshen-up, he is wearing blue Nike trainers with a white tick. When he runs out of the diner a few minutes later, he is wearing all white Nike trainers.
Corrected entry: At the beginning of the film when Jim is about to pick up Ryder, Ryder jogs over to Jim's car in the rain and knocks on the window two times. But mid film, when Jim is in a jail cell dreaming and reliving that moment, Ryder knocks on the window THREE times.
Corrected entry: When they reach the roadblock, the worker mentions that he has Illinois plates, however later on Texas plates are visible.
Corrected entry: The 'red door not shut' light on the dash is initially shown to come on when the Hitcher gets back in the car and doesn't shut the door properly, but in another view from in between the driver and passenger a few minutes later the light is not on, then the light is on again just before he notices it and pushes him out of the car.
Corrected entry: After C. Thomas Howell discovers a severed finger in his fries at the diner, he charges outside to be arrested by the cops. The cops grab him, pull his arms behind his back and throw him, chest first, onto the hood of his car. When they do this, his leg comes up so far behind the cops that it kicks one of the officers in the back of the head.
Corrected entry: After Hauer runs over the gas pumps and gas is now everywhere on the ground, Hauer lights a match off the side-view mirror of the truck. It's not possible to strike a match on a smooth mirror.
Corrected entry: In the begining of the film C.Thomas Howell is wearing a pair of trainers. These trainers change colour half way through the film.
Corrected entry: In the scene outside the diner where C Thomas Howell finds the finger in his food - The officers find a knife in his jacket, pick him up and throw him back down onto the car. He is thrown down so hard by the police officers that his foot arcs up over his back and kicks the officer (on the right) in the back of the head. The officer is a good actor, and doesn't even blink after getting kicked. (00:31:35)