Corrected entry: During the phone conversation with Flaming Dragon and Peck, while Les is listening, the guy on the phone making ransom demands for Speedman at first calls him Speedman. "We are Flaming Dragon. Speedman is with us now. For 50 million, you will get him back." This is the only time he calls him Speedman, when he wouldn't have anyways, only knowing him as Simple Jack. Thoughout the rest of the phone call, and the next call, he only refers to him as Simple Jack.Quantom X
Corrected entry: When Lazarus and Sandusky are looking at the heroin plant with their scopes, they see Speedman being tortured by being dunked in and out of water. Here Speedman is still in his solder clothes that he was captured in, with dark green torn shirt and dark bandanna. Only moments later, without any indication of time passing, it shows the Flaming Dragon grunts dragging a now dry Speedman into the plant. He is now wearing a black robe and a red bandanna.Quantom X
Corrected entry: In the opening scene after they botch the explosion, supposedly they weren't filming. Yet in the news report in the next scene, they have footage of the botch-up.
Corrected entry: The guys find a water buffalo which they use for transportation. The buffalo has a nose ring in its nostrils, yet it is meant to be a wild buffalo.
Corrected entry: Near the end of the film when he says, "Same thing happened to me when I played Louie Armstrong in Moonshot. They found me in an alley in Burbank trying to re-enter the earth's atmosphere in an old refrigerator box." Then in the next scene, he says Neil Armstrong, "Louie plays an instrument, Neil went to Space."
Corrected entry: Right before the group splits up and Tugg goes off into the jungle alone, he says, "Let's go get some Viet Congs" and pulls the charging handle back and releases it to 'lock and load' his weapon. However, he had just finished firing a few rounds to get the others' attention, so the round that was loaded after the last round he fired should have ejected when he pulled the charging handle back, yet no casing or round is seen ejecting from the weapon.
Corrected entry: The explanation of the camp is that it is located in "the triangle," a frontier between Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and Laos. Vietnam has no frontier with Burma and Thailand, so there is no way they just "walked" there overnight.
Corrected entry: In the beginning of the film when the helicopters are flying through the jungle and dip down into the cavern, there is actually nobody in them. Then when they get closer to the set of the movie, everybody is already in the helicopter when they start the scene.
Corrected entry: The four actors were carrying a mix of Vietnam-era weapons and modern weaponry. Ben Stiller was carrying a modern-day M4 Carbine which was developed in the late 1990's. One of the other actors was carrying an M16-A2 which was developed after the Vietnam war. The other two actors were carrying correct Vietnam era weapons (M60 Machine Gun and M16-A1).
Corrected entry: During the scene where the fake VET decides to grab a flame thrower they show him using it longer than they ever were able to work, at most it would last 10 seconds.