Corrected entry: When the Jackal gets the stolen Canadian passport doctored in England, the wrong form/spelling of the French word for "Canadian" (as in citizenship) is written in the passport. The doctored passport says Canadienne (extra n and e) which is the feminine form of the word, when it should read Canadien, which is the masculine form of the word.Westcoastcanadiangirl
Corrected entry: When the Jackel is scouting out the construction site for his future shot, he holds a camera to his face and we see the big blue banner 'Grand Opening 2 Weeks' in the viewfinder. He zooms in and the big blue banner has changed to 'Gala Opening 2 Weeks'. Zooms out again, and its back to 'Grand'. (00:39:20)
Corrected entry: When introducing himself to Isabella's husband, Richard Gere muffs his line and says something like, "Mr. Decker? I'm Decker Mulqueen." He even grins guiltily at the Russian major when he realizes what he said, but everyone covers it and goes on with the scene. Very stage-like, for a movie.
Corrected entry: When his minivan is white, it has the plain base-model gray plastic bumpers, but when it is red, the bumpers are the same color as the car.
Corrected entry: Richard Gere shoots the camera of the Jackal's remote controlled cannon thereby ruining his aim, but before he fired, the Jackal had the gun perfectly aimed. After he lost the picture all he had to do was press the fire button, thereby disintigrating the first lady, and get away in the fallowing riot.
Corrected entry: The Jackal has a clever way of trying to fool any would be pursuers by using a paint on his van that he is shown to easily be able to spray off in about 35 seconds to completely change the color of it. He is shown using a pressure washer to remove this paint, which works when the paint is fresh, as well as when it's been dry for a while later on in the film. It washes off, indicating that it either comes off from water, or high pressure, or both... So what would he have done if it rained? Or he had to go at interstate speeds? (00:21:40 - 00:49:20)Quantom X
Corrected entry: Towards the end, where Declan has chased the Jackal into the subway, the other people are just calmly walking along, not a care in the world. This is despite a mass shooting just happening pretty close by outside and everyone out there screaming and running around in mass hysteria. Most of the people in the subway would have been in the vicinity of the shooting so probably wouldn't be admiring the scenery of the subway station.
Corrected entry: This film supposedly takes place in Washington, D.C., which, if the movie is to be believed, is populated by skyscrapers. Tall buildings are expressly forbidden in Washington, D.C.
Corrected entry: In the final confrontation scene where Isabella appears at the subway station, she shoots the Jackal with a Glock handgun (easily distinguishable in the close up show due to its square shape.) Yet, when she runs to Declan, she is now carrying a Sig Sauer pistol which has a different appearance. (01:54:30)
Corrected entry: When they show the White House there is a crane on the left side of the dome, seen many times from the same angle. When the Jackal calls Doug (who he met at the gay bar), Doug's office window looks at the same view of the White House and the crane is gone. But it reappears when the helicopter flies near the White House.
Corrected entry: When the Jackal is flipping through weapon options (online with his mafia connection), a machine gun equipped with 7.62 mm bullets is described as 'suitable for anti-aircraft ground defence'. This is wrong. The 7.62 mm is standard NATO anti-personnel ammunition, considered too light and short range for defending air space. However, the Jackal ends up with a very effective 19mm gun, which has been used as a light anti-air weapon in European armies since WW1.
Corrected entry: The Jackal did buy a van earlier in the film. But to get to the US with his weapon, he bought a boat and sailed it in the boat race across one of the great lakes. When Declan and him see each other and he gets into a short fire fight with Koslova, he runs to a van sitting there waiting on him and takes off... Where did that van come from? He didn't bring it on his small boat. And it appears to be a slightly different make and model to the one he had before. He only had just arrived at the docks and had about only enough time to change, and put his weapon into the van from his boat. But the van seems to come out of nowhere. (01:12:50)Quantom X