Journey to the Center of the Earth

Factual error: It is impossible to receive a cell phone call at the center of the earth. There is no way that a signal can penetrate thousands of kilometers underground like that.

Jeremy Wood

Plot hole: We don't see any herbivores in the underground world - just fish and little birds. A T-Rex would need lots of big game to survive.

Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: As the T-Rex skull comes to a sliding stop at the bottom of the hill, Trevor, Sean and Hannah get splattered by berries. In the first shot there are a lot of berries on Trevor's shirt and face, then in the next shot there is hardly any and then there's a lot again in the third shot. (01:18:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Trevor, Hannah and Sean are being pushed up in the T-Rex skull by the geyser, they are laying in the skull and you can see that there is harness rope that comes out from behind Trevor and Hannah's back (that they are laying on). But in the shot when they are pushed out the mountain by the geyser and reach their highest point (before they start falling back down to the ground again) there is no rope visible behind them or in the skull at all. In the following shot as they fall back down to the ground, the rope has reappeared. (01:17:35 - 01:18:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Trevor is outside in the street greeting Sean as he sits in the car, Sean then gets out of the vehicle. As he gets out and stands by the car talking to Trevor, you can see a large white reflecting board reflected in the backseat door, behind Sean. (00:05:05)

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Factual error: Diamonds, emeralds, and rubies do not occur together, they form under very different conditions.

Noman Premium member
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Factual error: The mountain guide seems to prefer SureFire flashlights, carrying an M6 Guardian. Later on, they find Max's camp in the centre of the Earth and the guide picks up another dirt-covered M6 that belonged to Max. Max went missing in 1997, 3-4 years before SureFire produced that light, so he couldn't have had one.

Pejhman Keshvardoust
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Continuity mistake: In the scene in Trevor's apartment, when he is leafing through the Jules Verne book, between shots he is looking in very different sections of the book. In one clip some of the first pages, next clip in the middle, then back to first pages.

Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: When walking in the subterranean world, Trevor holds and reads from the Jules Verne Book. It is completely dry, even though they have just been swimming. A wet book stays wet for a long time, and the pages stick tightly together. And yes - they were long enough in the water for the book to get wet - and no, it was not in a watertight container.

Jacob La Cour
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Continuity mistake: When Sean first sees the 'magnetic rocks' forming a bridge across the chasm, there is a great distance between him and the other side, and about 20 floating rocks. When he starts to cross, the distance is now much shorter, and he only jumps on 6 or 7 rocks to get across.

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Factual error: Hannah's last name is incorrect because she has the same last name as her father (Asgeirsson). In Iceland they do not use family names but use patronymic names instead. A child takes the possessive form of their father's first name followed by "son" or "dottir" depending on their gender. Therefore Hannah's last name should correctly be Sigurbjornsdottir and not Asgeirsson like her father.

camip
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Continuity mistake: When Trevor is sitting at the table flipping through the copy of the 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' book he found in Max's box, his location in the book keeps drastically changing from shot to shot, from almost at the start of the book, to the back and to the middle, and so on. (00:08:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Trevor and Sean climb out of the lagoon, they realise Hannah is still underwater so Trevor dives back in to rescue her. When he retrieves her from the water and they all scramble back onto the rocks, Trevor leans his head back onto his backpack. In the next shot his head is now resting on the rocky shore below his backpack. (00:38:10)

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Plot hole: While the slopes on the mine tracks make for a thrilling downhill ride, the cars loaded with ore could never have made it back up the tracks.

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Continuity mistake: When Trevor is fighting off the carnivorous plants that are attacking him and holding Hannah hostage, in one shot we see him punch into the mouth of one plant, causing his hand to become entirely covered in a sticky goo. In the following shots however, the same hand is now clean. (01:01:55)

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Continuity mistake: As Trevor frantically cleans up his lounge area, he starts picking up plates and foil takeaway dishes, collects them all and places them on a shelf. But in the next shot all the plates/tins have suddenly appeared on the central table in the lounge. (00:03:50)

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Continuity mistake: When Trevor gets home from work and sits down in his lounge, between shots the sheets hanging over the chair he is sitting on change and items (such as a stack of books, newspaper, etc) suddenly appear on the radiator behind him. (00:03:15)

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Factual error: When they are in Lidenbrock's camp, they are talking about rising temperatures using Fahrenheit. Hannah is Icelandic therefore she would use Celsius instead (like most of the world does).

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Suggested correction: They are using a thermometer that is reading in Fahrenheit, so that's what she is saying out loud. Yes, you could probably change the setting to read in Celsius, but Hannah also knows that she is dealing with Americans. She knows they won't be able to understand Celsius. PS: I'm American.

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Character mistake: When in the mineshaft Trevor says that magnesium is used in gunpowder. That is not correct.

Jacob La Cour

Continuity mistake: As Trevor and Hannah and the boy are traveling up the volcano on the cushion of steam, Trevor's arm constantly changes position instantly with different shots. Sometimes his arm is across Hannah's chest, then it's under her head, and back across her chest.

GalahadFairlight

Sean: Oh, we're in deep schist.

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Trivia: There really are, believe it or not, such things as magnetic rocks.

Paul M Leslie
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Question: In some theaters, the film is shown in 3-D. When the film is released on home video, will it also be in 3-D?

Cubs Fan

Chosen answer: Yep. The DVD comes in 3-D and 2-D versions. The 3-D versions come with (if I remember correctly) four pairs of 3-D glasses.

Cubs Fan
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