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: 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: 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 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: 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: Near the end of the movie, the Jackal tries to kill the first lady in Washington. He is wearing a police uniform and you can see the bullet proof vest underneath his shirt. When he enters the subway station he is still wearing his clothes, and gets shot in the stomach by Richard Gere. But where is the vest?
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: 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 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 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.
You may like...
Join the mailing list
Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.