The Arrival

Factual error: At the Oro Array, the breakers are turned off because the power is cut. When the alien cuts the cables to the computers, sparks fly out as if there is power.

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Factual error: When Charlie observes the taxi driver at the gate to the facility, he sneaks in by stowing away in the front of the Volkswagen Bug. The luggage space in a bug is barely enough room for a child, plus there is no inner latch release, or handle to close the door.

Continuity mistake: In one scene, Zane disturbs a lecture on terraforming at JPL and gets thrown out by security guards. Later on in the movie, somewhere in a Mexican bar, Zane and Ilana are discussing global warming. In a flashback Zane remembers the lecture at JPL. Strange thing, however, he can even remember a part of the lecture which was given at a time when he had already been thrown out.

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Ilana Green: I get so damned apocalyptic when I drink.

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