Around the World in 80 Days

Plot hole: When Fogg convinces the cargo ship captain to take him to Shanghai, he pays for the passage of himself and two of his colleagues. One of these colleagues is Aouda, but as Passpartout is not there, the other one must be Fix. Why, then, does Fix have to pay for his own passage? If you notice, Fogg seems surprised to see Fix on board.

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Suggested correction: Just in case Passpartout does show up at the last minute? Also, knowing Phineas Fogg, he has probably already hired Passpartout's replacement and it is for him.

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Plot hole: The ship they missed in New York was headed for Liverpool, so they took one bound for Bordeaux, France. After the ship was commandeered, they proceeded to Liverpool, but with Fogg in charge, he could go anywhere he wanted. Southampton was about the same distance as Liverpool from where they were, and they could have docked at a point closer to, or even in, London, their destination.

Revealing mistake: In the scene out West with the buffalo, notice the car driving in the distant background.

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Phileas Fogg: Madam, will you join me on the verandah? I understand they serve an outstanding lemon squash.

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Trivia: There was no hot air balloon in Jules Verne's book. Thank to this film, most people now can't imagine "Around the World in 80 Days" without the hot air balloon.

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