Corrected entry: As we all know, at least those of us who bother to keep up with the news and scare stories about the current Ebola crisis, while viruses such as this do continually mutate it is simply not possible for them to substantially change their mode of transmission and "go airborne" overnight. This one, rather bizarrely, suddenly grows microscopic hairs. Total nonsense. It's never happened that quickly, and it never will, as a fundamental mutation such as that would take very much longer indeed. Panic ye not!
Corrected entry: The character Salt is a Major, and was only in his mid-20s or so. On average it takes around 12 years to make the rank of Major (and after a minimum of 4 years of college), which means that Salt would have had to enter the military when he was around 12 or 13, obviously not possible. It would have been far more believable if Salt had been a Second or First Lieutenant.
Corrected entry: At one point in the film a Hummer pulls up quickly outside the main hospital. So quickly in fact it bumps into an old lady in the crowd knocking her flying.
Corrected entry: Near the beginning of the movie, when the man who smuggled the monkey out of US Customs is flying on the airplane, he is approached by a young boy dressed in a cowboy outfit complete with two toy guns. I know it's obvious the guns are only toys but FAA regulations at the time (both real world and for the time frame of the movie, which are about the same) prohibited toy, simulated and/or fake guns from carry-on.
Corrected entry: The Asian who first came in contact with the monkey died on the ship. But the ship, the Tai Kuk, had just departed to sea the day that Sam visited. The man who had the monkey would have been the first to die, before Jimbo. If he had died then, why did the ship's crew still have his dead body on the ship, if they'd already been to port?
Corrected entry: In the scene where Cuba Gooding Jr. and Dustin Hoffman are in the helicopter and Dustin is about to jump onto the Japanese freighter, Cuba's character goes out of his way to say that there's no place to land the helicopter and Dustin will have to jump onto the freighter. Cuba says he's got plenty of fuel to wait while Dustin checks out the freighter. Dustin reluctantly makes the leap, landing on a lifeboat. Dustin looks around, finds the pic of the monkey and the scene ends. Next we see Cuba and Dustin landing the chopper at the news station. How did Dustin get back on the chopper?
Corrected entry: When the truckload of citizens is trying to flee the town, and the helicopter is chasing after them, it fires a missile, and the truck is consumed by the ensuing fireball. However, if you look at the driver and his passenger as the truck is blowing up, you can see them frozen into position - they're obviously dummies.
Corrected entry: After stealing a helicopter and flying it all around the West coast, never running out of fuel, when they somehow find the original infected monkey and try to capture it Cuba Gooding Jr. somehow happens to have a large tranquilliser gun with him that apparently appeared by magic.
Corrected entry: Why do they make such a dramatic deal about the virus being airborne especially with Hoffman looking at the camera and saying it's airborne? We know it's airborne by the fact that people caught it in the movie theatre. You would think people from the CDC who would have handled cases like this would know that if it isn't transmitted through fluid or blood than it has to be in the air.