Live Free or Die Hard

Audio problem: Just as McClane and Farrell are about to leave the Eastern Power Hub, Farrell goes on a long rant and his mouth does not match the words he is saying. [In the unrated version of the film, the rant concurs with Will's mouth movements, but the mistake is valid for the regular version.]

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Joel Amos Gordon

Continuity mistake: When John and Mai are fighting at the power plant, John tosses Mai up against a glass board. Her pony tail has come undone and her hair is a big mess. You see Mai from the back as she gets up to come after John. Her hair is now neatly combed and back in a pony tail. But as she begins to fight, her hair is once again undone and messy.

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Factual error: During the chase with the semi, McClane is shown struggling to keep the truck under control with the freeway collapsing/blowing up all around him. He is shown making a left turn on a ramp, and the truck going up on 9 wheels, almost rolling. The shot cuts back to McClane steering left to to try to control the truck. If he were to steer left, as depicted, he would be guaranteed to roll the truck. If he was trying to get the wheels back down, he'd have to steer into the roll, or right, to bring it back on the wheels. At the end of the shot, you can actually see the stuntman brings the wheels down with a short right turn of the steering wheel. The similar entry in corrections is right, the person making the correction is wrong. During 15 years of driving a semi, I had a very similar situation with the truck almost rolling. I had to steer into the roll to bring the truck back on the wheels, not away from it, as the film showed McClane doing.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene when Bruce Willis is driving the police car up the ramp to blow up the helicopter, the guy jumps out. As he jumps out he has got headphones on, but when he lands on the car they fall off. The next scene it shows him taking them off.

00:43:45 - 00:44:40

gonewiththesin

Other mistake: Where does the fire in the gas pipes come from? Even though a lot of gas - and thereby pressure - is directed towards the power station, why do they blow up under ground far away from the power station?

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Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: When McClane first brings Farrell to the Cyber division, McClane has a cut over his eyebrow that he gets from a fight scene later in the film. [This mistake is pointed out in the DVD audio commentary: this scene was filmed after said fight scene was completed. Still a mistake, though.]

00:29:00

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Revealing mistake: When McClane goes into the icy room in the power station, look at the pipe to the side of the acrobat: it's in shot a few seconds and you can see that the writing on the pipe is reversed, revealing that in the editing room, the shot was flipped.

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Dave Woollin

Audio problem: During the final chase scene when McClane takes control of the semi truck, you can hear the truck continuing to shift gears even though McClane is not completely in the driver's seat and nowhere close to the clutch or shifter.

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Continuity mistake: John throws Matt to the floor when Matt is first being shot at. John lays on Matt to protect him and you can see that John's legs are off to Matt's left and are lying flat on the floor. The scene cuts to a view that's from behind their feet and now John's legs are no longer flat on the floor, his lower body is turned and he is lying on his right hip.

00:11:20

Nick Bylsma

Factual error: In the street scenes of Washington, DC, the cabs are Yellow Cabs. DC does not have a yellow cab system, but rather "gypsy" cabs that come in all colors. There are actually very few yellow-colored taxi cabs.

00:21:30

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Continuity mistake: John's face is all bloody after he rolls from the car and "kills a helicopter with a car". The blood on his face constantly changes during the shots. Sometimes there is blood all over his face, sometimes there is quite a bit less. Sometimes he has blood streaming from the cut on his nose, sometimes there is nothing on his nose. The blood changes back and forth, so it's not just him wiping the blood away from his face (and his hands are by his sides during all the shots).

00:44:35 - 00:45:30

Nick Bylsma

Factual error: Just after the F35 shoots most of the top off of the cab and the back of the semi truck McClane is driving, there is a camera shot that pulls back from the front of the truck that shows large 1-foot diameter holes in the top of the engine compartment. The first problem is that the plane's bullets came from the side, not the top (not down through the engine hood) and the second problem is that the engine shouldn't still be running with multiple 1-foot holes shot into/through it - yet the truck continues to climb the incline.

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Factual error: The sound of an airbag detonating is very loud, even more so with two detonating at the same time, quite a bit louder than what was depicted onscreen.

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GalahadFairlight

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film FBI operatives rappel down from helicopters for speed and immediately enter the warehouse where John McClane and friends are. Almost immediately Bowman appears and vouches for the three left alive in the building. He got there very quickly considering his helicopter was still in the air when the operatives were landing.

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Continuity mistake: In the semi truck that John is driving towards the end of the film, one scene shows the truck has a automatic gear box control box, in another he is changing gears on a manual shift. 2 different trucks.

01:14:15 - 02:13:40

Continuity mistake: McClane's head wounds move around throughout the movie. Especially the two red spots on the left side of his head change colour a lot.

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Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: At the end of the scene where Bruce Willis's own car is involved with a crash between a dustcart and taxi you can see his driver's door opening during the aerial shot after he has left the location.

00:24:25

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Continuity mistake: When McClane and Farrell are fired upon during the escort to DHS, Agent Johnson is killed and slumps against the steering wheel. In the next shot he is alive, looking back through the car's rear windshield, and jolts forward with the car's impact with the car in front of them.

00:38:00

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Factual error: The "police" radios shown in the police cars are actually amateur band radios on an amateur band frequency.

00:34:20

Plot hole: Since they took down the telephone network, it would have been impossible for Justin Long's character to even be speaking to the emergency response woman for the car, much less send a signal to start the car up.

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New this week Suggested correction: Is it possible this is a satellite phone call akin to Onstar?

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Audio problem: After the terrorist in the helicopter opens fire on John and Matthew, a policeman yells something about backup into his radio. What he's saying doesn't match up with his mouth.

00:37:45

Continuity mistake: During the final truck chase through Baltimore, several traffic lights are seen with lights in them. But all the power was off.

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Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: In the scene where McClane rebuffs Ferrell for thinking it would be cool to do the firesale, you can see pipes for firehoses right behind McClane. When the shot changes to a long alley shot, the pipes are a good ten feet away, but when it reverts back to a closeup, the pipes are back to right behind McClane.

00:55:20

Ian Hunt

Factual error: If the natural gas could be rerouted to McClane's position at the national grids control center, there are two major problems. The gas would not self-ignite on its way there as pictured, and the sheer momentum of that massive amount of gas in those long pipes would cause a massive leak at the endpoint. However, after the first (relatively small considering the total energy in all the gas) explosion, everything goes back to normal without one giant amount of gas erupting.

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Andreas Winnberg

Continuity mistake: At the start of the chase between the HAZ-MAT van and the semi truck, McClane hits a couple of cars and seriously damages the front drivers corner of the truck. In later shots, the damage has gone.

01:48:55 - 01:51:50

Continuity mistake: During the shootout at Matt's apartment John scrambles away from the refrigerator and pulls himself around the corner. The view is from behind John and his chest is facing the corner as he pulls himself around it. The scene jumps to a view from in front of John, yet he's somehow already turned himself around so his back is to the corner (this makes for an easier transition to using the corner as cover, but it messes up the continuity). He couldn't have done this since he was still in the process of pulling himself around the corner.

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Nick Bylsma
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Continuity mistake: When the truck crashes into the pillar that McClane and Matt are hiding behind in the tunnel, we see a large portion of the pillar fall off from the left side. However, when McClane gets up to drive the police car, the pillar is in perfect shape.

00:41:30

Continuity mistake: In the scene after the power plant explodes and Farrell is giving his "What is the point?" speech, his hair changes several times between shots, from hanging down in front of his face to being swept to one side.

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Continuity mistake: In the traffic jam in the beginning of the film (right after all the lights have changed to green), the car next to McClane's is black/dark. But a few seconds later when you see it from a helicopter, it has changed to white.

00:22:30 - 00:23:30

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where John and Matt are in the middle of an alley, with Matt using the mobile to locate the power hub, the crew can be seen from the reflection from the glass behind Matt.

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Continuity mistake: When McClane knocks the fridge over so it's on its side near the start, his head is above the top (side) of the fridge. Camera cuts and it is well below the top (side) of the fridge.

00:12:45

A Demon Premium member

Factual error: In several chase scenes that take place in Washington DC McLane and Farrell are driving around the city with buildings that are at least 40 to 50 stories tall. This is impossible as the Height of Buildings Act of 1910 prevents any building being any higher than 20ft more than the width of the street the said building sits on. The buildings seen in the chases are much too tall for this city to actually be Washington DC.

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Continuity mistake: During the traffic jam scene, when the truck crashes against the taxi, the view inside McClane's car shows the taxi colliding against the car, dragging it away violently. From the aerial angle, the taxi doesn't touch McClane's car at all.

00:22:35

Sacha Premium member

Continuity mistake: After Mai kicks McClane out the window at the power hub, there is a shot of her turning and walking away. This is obviously a reused shot of when she walked away from beating up McClane only a minute or so earlier - the most obvious sign is that her hair is perfect, and then when it cuts to her grabbing Matthew, her hair is messy again.

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Continuity mistake: In one scene we see the map of the power grid of Eastern Sector shutting down. All sectors are red. A few scenes later we are in Warlock's basement. He has the same map on one of his screens, but there some sectors are red and some are green.

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Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: When John and Matt are in the patrol cars and Gabriel has them rerouted to a blocked road, there are no cars on the road besides the patrol cars, but throughout the scene when the camera cuts you can see traffic moving smoothly along with them.

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Continuity mistake: During the final chase, the right front tire of the Freight liner is flat at one point after hitting a number of parked vehicles. The next shot showing the front of the truck shows the tire is fine.

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Continuity mistake: The hacker slaps McClane's daughter moving her head to the right, hair messy around her face. The immediate angle from the hacker's point of view shows her head tilted to the opposite direction, with her hair perfectly brushed.

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Audio problem: When Gabriel is starting to move out with the large truck, you hear the sounds from the truck tires but the tires aren't moving.

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Boobra

Continuity mistake: In the semi chase scene when Bruce takes control of the truck he initially shoots twice through the door and you see two 'bullet holes'. When the cut to the cab the driver is shot 5 more times. After Bruce throws out the driver and closes the door you only see the two original 'bullet holes'. There should be about seven of them.

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Factual error: When McClane "kills" the helicopter with the police car, as shown in the film, the car runs up the toll booth like a ramp and smashes into the helicopter. However, if you look, though the slab on the side is ramp-shaped, it is about 2 feet off the ground, so realistically, the car just should have smashed into the booth rather than shoot over it.

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Factual error: Just before the power plant explodes we are shown a scene where the natural gas pipeline is exploding on it's way to the power plant. The first explosion (while not actually possible) would have destroyed the pipeline and no more gas would have flowed to the power plant and therefore the power plant could not explode.

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Other mistake: After the scene where the building explodes when the gas was rerouted to the station, there will be a shot of the main bad guy staring at the computer screen saying the connection failed. On one of the two connection lost screens, it says, "connection faild", this is not how you spell "failed".

01:16:45

Continuity mistake: When they both leave the Warlocks house, you see a close up shot of the headlamps on the vehicle lighting up. In subsequent shots of the journey, the headlamps are off.

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jeffstunes

Factual error: There are no toll booths, tunnel or otherwise in the area of Washington D.C. where the anti-helicopter car launch is supposed to have taken place.

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logan crews

Continuity mistake: John M is driving to the Eastern electricity station and chatting. The view out of his window shows him driving past the same distant hill at least three times. Also the speed is faster out of the passenger's side than the driver's.

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Suggested correction: Not really a mistake seeing the same hill 3 times. Also the speed can alter quite easily. Not a mistake.

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Factual error: Natural gas flows through a pipeline due to pressure differences. The main line is held at a high pressure, usually 600 psi or more, while the end user is at a few pounds or less. You can not "send all the gas" to a particular location. No matter how much you raise the pressure in the main line it will only flow through the open valve at the end users location.

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Factual error: Just after Bruce Willis slides down the ramp, and gets up to walk away, there is a car that supposedly fell off the highway. This car is turned upside down. It is obvious that the transmission and drive shaft have been removed from the vehicle, making it undrivable.

01:56:15

dunc8990

Factual error: McClane is able to stand on a jet with its engines on but it would be way too hot to do that.

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moviefan2345

Continuity mistake: As McClane is powering up the helicopter to fly to Warlock, the rotors are already up at full speed. The next cut shows the helicopter in full from outside with the rotors turning much too slow compared to the previous and following scene.

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Christoph Galuschka Premium member

Continuity mistake: When being escorted by the FBI near the beginning, they are in an FBI car which is plain white. They then get shot at by the helicopter and are seen speeding away in the FBI car. A few shots later this car becomes a normal police squad car.

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Other mistake: In the scene in which McClane and Farrell are in the car on the way to the Eastern Hub, the shots alternate between looking at McClane then looking at Farrell. When the stars are in profile there is visible through the subject's car window the landscape passing by, but the same hill appears outside each window.

01:00:55

Continuity mistake: At Woodlawn, after McClane takes Russo out and taunts Gabriel over the radio, Gabriel sends Rand after him, saying, "Kill this guy, and I'll give you Mai's share." But four minutes later, when Gabriel has Lucy talk to McClane on the radio, Rand can be seen standing casually against the wall behind him, even though he already left. (Timecodes from unrated edition.)

01:39:20 - 01:43:25

Aerinah

Continuity mistake: When Running to the car after the apartment shootout, Farrel gets in the car and McClane is not around by the car as we can see the car. However when Farrel shuts his door, McClane is already in the car. In the previous shot we could see McClane behind Farrel.

00:15:35

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When you see all the power going off, you see the same clip being used twice. The power goes off, it shows the airport and hospital, then it shows the power going off in the same place again.

01:14:40

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: McClane rips the airbag out and tosses it on the road. When they drive away, the airbag has gone.

00:57:30

A Demon Premium member

Visible crew/equipment: Just as McClane jumps down the cab of the semi, there is a quick shot where the camera shadow is visible on the semi.

01:43:05

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When McClane and Rand fight in Woodlawn, Rand falls down through two sets of blades rotating at high speed. Once he goes through them, the blades appear to be slowing, but at the next shot, not one second later, the blades are rotating at full speed again.

01:41:55

Plot hole: The hackers cause a massive traffic jam by manipulating the street lights. Yet, only minutes later, the streets are conveniently empty when McClane is being chased by the chopper. Sure, one or two streets were secured by police, but the chase scene goes through many more streets.

00:23:15 - 00:38:55

Deliberate mistake: When John crashes the car against the elevator room, the cables he and the woman hold on to are clean, when they should be greasy - thus allowing for them to hold safely.

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Revealing mistake: Airbags are made out of a super strong fabric material with heavy weaving. There's no way McClane would be able to tear it. You can see the texture difference between McClane's fake airbag and the real passenger side airbag.

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Ian Hunt

Factual error: Where the film shows the power going out on the Eastern seaboard of the US, it shows the lights going out at an airport. At the airport the tail of an aircraft with the Air New Zealand logo on it is seen. Air New Zealand does not fly to any airport on the Eastern seaboard of the USA.

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Continuity mistake: When McClane is driving the police down the ramp to the tunnel so he can elude the helicopter, the car's windshield doesn't have any bullet holes or cracks in it, even though it did just a few seconds earlier.

00:37:55

Continuity mistake: In the next-to-last shot of the movie you can see giant letters SOU on the warehouse behind Bruce Willis sitting in the ambulance. In the final wide-out shot of the movie the same warehouse has no lettering.

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Audio problem: As McClane attempts to escape from the car in the lift shaft, a henchman shoots at him. As McClane hides between the seats, he cries, "Motherf**ker!" However, McClane's lips aren't moving. ('Unrated'/'Ultimate Action Edition' version only).

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Factual error: The F-35 JSF is shown having 2 guns coming from the side of the intakes and can fire for a long time. The M61A2 Vulcan Cannon on the JSF is above the left air intake and can only fire for 4.8 seconds before it runs out of ammo.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the semi driven by McClane is chased by the F35, the semi hits multiple vehicles causing it to damage. The driver side headlights are smashed and the bumber and fender are almost scraping the ground. In the next shot, headlights, bumber and fender are fine.

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Continuity mistake: While McClane is taking control of the Freight liner during the final chase, he jumps onto the driver's steps, and we see the driver's side window is closed, he shoots the driver and whips the door open, and the window is now open. He climbs into the truck and slams the door, and the window is once again closed. There was obviously no time for the window to be opened and closed during the fight.

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Factual error: As Gabriel is starting the download from Woodlan to the "portable" server set up by his men, the progress bar shows "0 of 500TB used". Even with today's harddrives, one would need to carry 250 to 500 harddrives to reach this capacity.

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Christoph Galuschka Premium member

Plot hole: When in the tunnel, McClane gets back into the cop car and leaves Farrell, he drives very quickly. After the helicopter blows up, it is only a few seconds before Farrell finds McClane. Even running at his top speed, Farrell could not have reached McClane's position so quickly.

00:42:00

Continuity mistake: At the very end when McClane is talking to Farrell, he has three steri-strips over his left eye, but when he goes back to his daughter he only has two.

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Joel Amos Gordon

Factual error: In the scene with the traffic jam in DC the traffic lights are green in all directions. Traffic lights are built with a mechanical stop that prevents this from happening.

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Factual error: At the power plant the natural gas is shown burning inside the pipeline. Natural gas pipelines are void of oxygen. No matter what the temperature or pressure in the pipeline the gas would not combust.

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Continuity mistake: When the one bad guy has got McClane near the start in the alleyway, there is one shot where the bad guy is facing the other way. He goes forwards feet first for one quick shot then goes backwards to hit the dumpster.

00:16:05

A Demon Premium member

Audio problem: Why does the whole city make a 'whooom' noise when the power turns off? And each block makes exactly the same sound.

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Jacob La Cour

Factual error: The hazmat van is shown to be a Mercedes Benz. The problem is that in 2007, when the movie was shot, this was sold by and as a Dodge. It was only sold as a Mercedes from 2010 onwards. Presumably it was rebadged as part of a product placement deal.

01:48:55 - 01:51:50

Continuity mistake: During the plane and semi scene the front of the semi gets shot to pieces. If you look at the windscreen when the semi comes back onto its wheels it's more like a protection cage, then in the next shot it's gone.

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Continuity mistake: The wounds on John's right eyebrow and cheekbone change size, disappear, and switch from fresh to dry then back again throughout the film.

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ozwal13

Plot hole: Why would Gabriel use a government vehicle at the end of the film that could be easily tracked and give his position away?

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Continuity mistake: When John drives over the fire hydrant and the water jet hits the helicopter, the gunman falls out and ends up on the ground between the car and water jet. When John drives off in the long shot his body has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: When McClane is on the phone to Boeman about Thomas Gabriel, the blood on McClane's hand is constantly changing.

01:12:15

A Demon Premium member

Revealing mistake: Just after the F-35 explodes there is a shot of the flames receding up the ramp McClane slid down. Also in this shot, Rubble goes uphill, showing the shot was reversed.

01:51:20

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When talking to AV-81 Gabriel's microphone has a wire round it. The position of the wire changes instantly.

01:47:50

A Demon Premium member

Audio problem: When McClane and Ferrel are confronted at Woodlawn by the bad guy, the bad guy says "You, fix it." When he does, his mouth doesn't move for "You."

01:33:00

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: Throughout the film, the injury to Farrell's ear constantly changes severity.

01:42:10

Continuity mistake: Just after the explosion at the power centre, Farrell's hair changes from messy to neat when he says "Win? When did we start winning?"

01:14:20

Continuity mistake: When McClane and Farrel are talking about what Farrel would do next if it was his fire sale, McClane and Farrel move closer together instantly.

00:54:00

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When John and Lucy are having an argument at the start of the film, Lucy's hair is over her shoulder or not over her shoulder, depending on the shot.

00:04:20

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When the 4x4 drops in the lift shaft, Ferrel is stood by the side of the door. Then as he says "Did you see that!?" he has changed position instantly. Then he's back to the position he was in before.

01:09:25

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When in the traffic jam, just before the first accidents, the background doesn't move in the shots of Ferral, but it does, and quite fast, in the shots of McClane.

00:22:00

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When McClane is strangling Mia, the way he holds the cable constantly changes.

01:08:05

A Demon Premium member

Other mistake: At the end Farrell is in the ambulance and talking to McClane. When doing so his hair is perfectly clean. After being through what he and McClane have been through in the last 24 hours, it's extremely unlikely his hair would be that clean.

01:58:35

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When he's talking to Ferral about a fire sale and what would be next, the cuts on McClane's face are constantly changing.

00:55:35

A Demon Premium member

Audio problem: When McClane is walking through Woodlawn and talking to Gabriel over the radio, his mouth doesn't match what is being said.

01:38:50

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When in the tunnel after blowing up the helicopter, John has got blood all over his face. However the amount of blood and the position of the blood keeps changing.

00:43:20

A Demon Premium member

Revealing mistake: In the tunnel, as John does the 180 handbrake turn, if you look on the floor you will see skid marks exactly where he performs the 180 turn. Clearly from previous takes.

00:40:00

A Demon Premium member

Audio problem: When McClane and Ferral arrive at Woodlawn, Ferral says something about the cooling towers being on the lower floors. As he does, his mouth doesn't move at all. Granted his mouth is blocked for most of it, but you can see a bit of his mouth at points and it's not moving.

01:30:15

A Demon Premium member

Audio problem: When at the Warlock's place, McClane says something along the lines of, "What're you guys talking about?" When he does, his lips are out of sync with the audio.

01:29:50

A Demon Premium member

Continuity mistake: When McClane tells Matt to get ready to run when in the apartment, McClane's position changes instantly.

00:14:05

A Demon Premium member

Revealing mistake: When the bomb explodes in Farrell's apartment, you can see the man in the room who gets blown against the wall is a dummy.

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Other mistake: When the lights in the tunnel are switched off, you see that the cars that have been directed into the tunnel have their lights off. When you enter a tunnel, you are required by law to turn on your lights despite the lights in the tunnel. Sure, one or two drivers might ignore this obligation, but the whole avalanche of cars?

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Factual error: When McClane and Ferrell are stuck in the intersection with the helicopter shooting them, the bad guys pull up the scene from a camera on the building. Clearly the camera is stationary, so why is the shot on the computer moving?

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manthabeat Premium member

Factual error: When the hackers start hacking the traffic cameras there are several shots of vehicles crashing on the computer screen. These shots are supposedly coming from traffic cameras but some contain complex movements such as a crane shot that was obviously done by a real camera.

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manthabeat Premium member

Factual error: After the eastern hub explodes from the gas, and after Mathew's rant, McClane looks out over the city as the power goes out and all the lights begin to shut off. But all the headlights of the cars on the streets also begin to turn off, despite not being connected to the grid.

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brianjr0412

Factual error: They crash their BMW, and Doloris comes on in the On-Star system. On-Star has never been available in BMW vehicles, as it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Motors. BMW does offer a similar service called BMW Assist, but this was not available in any BMW model at the time of this movie.

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Continuity mistake: When Detective Maclean is trying to convince Matt to go with him, Matt tries to open a window, so he can escape, but the window won't open. Later, after all the gunfire, both men escape through the now-working window.

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kh1616

Continuity mistake: When confronted at Woodlawn, the bad guy is looking at McClane or Ferrel depending on the angle.

01:33:00

A Demon Premium member

Factual error: When John McClane is driving the semi, an F-35B Lightning II is called in to destroy the semi - the only problem is no variants of the F-35 were in operational service in 2007, and are not expected to be until December of 2015.

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Factual error: 0.7% of the electricity generated in West Virginia (as of 2011) is from natural gas. The plant in the movie would have been a peaking unit, only operated during the day. Shutting down a power plant that is not operating would not cause a black out. Further evidence that the unit is not operating is that only three security guards seem to be on the premises. You can not operate a power plant with three security guards.

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Continuity mistake: When the hacker pulls up the F-35s schematic, it is shown with 10 missiles outline in red, 3 on each wing, and 4 internally. When the F-35 is shown on screen, it has no weapons mounted on the wings.

01:47:20 - 01:47:50

Dom

Factual error: In the scene where McClane jumps off the fighter jet he slides down at 100+ feet of highway concrete but when he reached the bottom his jeans are not torn in any new places. Any fabric rubbed against concrete for any significant distance would be shredded or (if conditions were perfect) at least frayed.

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