Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Asian gang is ramming Porter with their car, when they hit him the windshield gets smashed. When they all get back in their car and drive off the windshield is fine. (00:47:15 - 00:48:35)

Continuity mistake: After the final explosion the camera shows a closeup of the car keys in the ignition, a Ford. Camera shows him driving away in a Cadillac.

Continuity mistake: After Porter leaves the house of Fairfax, a cab pulls up with Stegman in it. When the cab pulls up the windows are all clear. In the next scene when Porter opens the cab door the windows are all frosted over. (01:22:35)

Continuity mistake: Kris Kristofferson goes to Porter's apartment to find his son. When the phone starts ringing it is right on the edge of the table, right behind the ashtray. However, when the scene gets to where he bends down to answer the phone, the phone is in the middle of the table NEXT to the ashtray. (01:31:10)

Continuity mistake: When Porter enter Stegman's office we see Stegman's bodyguard sitting with his right arm on his knee. When it cuts to a shot in front of him he holds his right hand to his mouth. (00:22:05)


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Val Resnick is looking at buttons of the doorphone we can see that there are only four rooms (from 401 to 404) on the floor where Rosie lives. But the room which is opposite Rosie's room is 407. You can see it when Val comes in Rosie's room with a gun. (00:51:57)

Continuity mistake: When Porter slams Michael's fingers, the dollar bills Porter threw are on the counter. Suddenly, the bills are gone. Then they re-appear when Porter gives them to Michael. (00:33:30)


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Val Resnick points to the button of the door phone, which Porter stained with blood, we can see that it is number 403. But actually Rosie lives in room number 404. You can see it earlier, when Rosie opened the door to her apartment in order to meet Porter. (00:51:59)

Continuity mistake: When Porter leaves the apartment of the prostitute, and returns busting through the doorway only to find Val beating up the girl, he then shoots Val in the shoulder. As the shots switch back and forth, from Porter and the others, the door he just came through is open wide in some scenes, and almost shut in others. (00:56:40)

Continuity mistake: When Stegman says "He said his name was Porter" to Resnick, you see Resnick's mouth is open. You also see Stegman turning his head to sip from his glass. When it cuts Resnick has his mouth closed and Stegman turns his head again. (00:31:05)


Continuity mistake: In the scene where Val Resnick is kicking through the car window he has free hands. After Porter called him Val already holds grampus in his hand which Porter left on the back seat of the car. (00:15:24)

Continuity mistake: In the scene in Risie's apartment with Val, Val is holding a gun to Rosie's head. It keeps switching from her head to his knee between shots.

Continuity mistake: After the Asian gang has hit Porter with their car, the windshield is totally smashed. But from inside, when Porter flies off the hood, there are only a few cracks in the windshield. And when it cuts again, it is totally smashed. (00:47:15)


Continuity mistake: When Mel is trying to escape from the trunk he brings his feet up and you can see they are seemingly fine even though in the scene before he had his feet smashed in with a large hammer. (01:29:40)

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Continuity mistake: When Porter is tied to the chair being beaten up he is wearing boots and his legs are not tied to the chair. In the next few scenes when Mr. Bronson shows up with his hammer, now Porter has no boots on his feet and his legs are tied to the chair. (01:26:15 - 01:27:30)

Continuity mistake: When the Asian gang hits Porter with their car, the stunt double partially slides off the windshield. When it cuts, Porter is still lying on the windshield. (00:47:15)


Continuity mistake: When Porter and Val are about to Ram the car in the heist, one shot of the chinese car shows it without a grill, then the next shot shows it with a grill. (01:14:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Porter goes to see Carter in his office to get his money, porter throws a roll of coins at Carter that he used to punch out the two body guards. Carter takes the roll and rolls it on his desk towards Porter. The very next couple scenes, the roll of coins is missing from the desk. (01:06:20)

Continuity mistake: When Porter drives the syringe into the wall at his wife's apartment, the wedding ring on it appears to go from on the needle, to the middle of the tube. (00:11:40)

Continuity mistake: When Porter, Val and Lynn make the 'hit' on the Chows in the beginning of the movie, their car changes from a 1970 Nova to a 1973 Nova. It is apparent by the differences in the grill: There are square, orange parking lights in the grill on a '73 and there are no parking lights in the grill of a '70.

Continuity mistake: After the final explosion the camera shows a closeup of the car keys in the ignition, a Ford. Camera shows him driving away in a Cadillac.

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Val Resnick: The problem with kicking a Chow's ass is an hour later you wanna do it again.

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Trivia: The tagline for this film, "Get ready to root for the bad guy," was changed for the Australian release to "Get ready to cheer for the bad guy" after Mel Gibson pointed out the other meaning of the word "root" in Australian slang (to have sex) to the producers.

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