Midnight Run

Plot hole: At the end of the film Mardukas reveals that he has been wearing a body belt packed with cash - "in the neighbourhood of three hundred thousand dollars" - ever since Jack detained him in New York. Are we to assume that Jack Walsh, an experienced, hard-bitten ex-police officer, now a bounty hunter who routinely chases down violent and armed bail absconders who would kill him without a second thought, didn't even perform a perfunctory search of Mardukas when he detained him? This man used to work for the Mafia! What if he was carrying a weapon? A body belt with three hundred one thousand dollar bills in it would be uncovered by even the most casual pat down.

Plot hole: When Jack and The Duke are told to leave the plane they are still in New York, they then get train tickets from Grand Central Station, also in New York. Yet somehow the plane they left from is already in Los Angeles before the train leaves the station. How did the plane get from New York to Los Angeles that quickly?

Continuity mistake: When Jack and the Duke are in the restaurant car of the first train, Jack is eating a chicken leg in one shot. In the middle of a sentence he changes to eating jelly and ice cream, which he finishes. In the very next shot his bowl is full of jelly and ice cream again.

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Trivia: Director Martin Brest has a cameo as the airline ticket clerk who asks Marvin if he would like a smoking or non-smoking seat.

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