The Last Boy Scout

Plot hole: When the police chief asks Joe 'where's the briefcase they were telling me about?' Joe tells him to look in the back seat of the white BMW. There are a couple of problems with this. First, the police chief is looking for a case with a bomb in it, because he received a phone call from the guy who had his BMW stolen. Even if he knew about the money, which is unlikely, the police chief has no way of knowing that the case he is about to open is not a bomb, since no-one saw Marcone steal the case with the bomb in it. Yet he opens it without calling the bomb squad. Second, Joe saw Jimmy put the case with the bomb in the back seat, so why doesn't he warn the police chief about it? (01:35:00)

Plot hole: In the beginning of the movie Mike calls Joe's office. Mike thought Joe was in Las Vegas, but he finds out he is back in LA. Joe comes back home to find out that Mike is having an affair with his wife. Mike had plenty of time to leave the house before Joe got there.

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Suggested correction: Except Mike didn't think Joe was going to come home, especially if Joe was back in town but at his office. Plus Joe told Mike he'd meet him at Mike's office in an hour. So Mike took a shower to get ready. Not to mention he was sleeping with his friend's wife, so he wasn't making the best decisions to begin with.

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I don't know about that. I just know that if you are having an affair with your friend's wife and your friend is Joe Hallenbeck and if there is a slight chance he might go home. You don't wait around to find out.

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Plot hole: Marcone goes out into the parking lot, notices the white BMW, and then proceeds to shoot out the rear passenger window. Two problems with this scene, firstly, the front window is now perfectly intact when previously it was shot at during the limo chase, and secondly, Willis' character didn't even lock the car up, Marcones shooting of the window makes little sense with people around, which notably don't react to the shots at all. (01:21:05 - 01:31:15)

Continuity mistake: When Bruce Willis and Damon Wayans are trying to tell the guards of the senator that they are carrying a bomb, they shoot the side window of their car only once but there are at least three or four holes in it. (01:21:10)

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Alley Thug: Wrong place, wrong time. Nothing personal.
Joe Hallenbeck: That's what you think. Last night I fucked your wife.
Alley Thug: Oh you did, hah? How'd you know it was my wife?
Joe Hallenbeck: She said her husband was a big pimp lookin' motherfucker with a hat.
Alley Thug: Oh, you're real cool for a guy about to take a bullet.
Joe Hallenbeck: After fucking your wife I'll take two.

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