Continuity mistake: On the bridge as Jack Wilder's car wrecks and blows up in flames it is resting against the center divider of the four lanes. In the next shot, from an above angle, most likely a helicopter, the car is visibly burning on the outside lane of the bridge away from the center divider.
Add timeGary Kendrick
Continuity mistake: At the start of the plane scene to New Orleans, Merritt says "Allow me to make plain what we've both been thinking." At this moment, Merritt is resting on a pillow with a T sign stitched onto it. Merritt is first shown to be resting on the T, but a couple of shots later, Merritt is suddenly on the other end of the pillow.
Continuity mistake: When the Horsemen show each other their tarot cards, Daniel states that he is The Lover and Henley jokingly coughs "Three minutes" and Merritt states that he is The Hermit. Merritt is then shown turning his head to Henley looking annoyed and Henley is looking at Merritt. Next shot, she's looking at Jack.
Continuity mistake: When Daniel is in his room and pushes off the woman on top of him, he crawls over to the tarot card in his shoe. When the woman yells "Are you kidding me?", the left shoelace is lying over the left side of the shoe, but when Daniel approaches the shoe in the next shot, the shoelace isn't in the same place.
Continuity mistake: At the start of the scene where Dylan and Alma are having lunch with Thaddeus, Dylan asks Thaddeus "So you were a magician first?" At the end of the line, he lowers his hand, but by the next shot, his hand is suddenly raised, placed on his chin. Theatrical version only.
Add timeCasual Person
Continuity mistake: As Merritt puts the wife to sleep, the first shot shows a woman visible in the background leaning against one of the columns then takes a step forward to talk to someone sitting. In the next shot from further away, the woman in the background is no where to be seen, then when the camera goes back to Merritt and the couple, the woman is there again. The further away shot had nothing with the camera angles.
Continuity mistake: When Dylan lands in the fake vault, he lands right next to the grey thing where all the money was placed on. When Alma, Thaddeus and Thaddeus' assistant enter the vault, he is suddenly standing almost a few meters away from the grey thing where all the money was placed. This has nothing to do with the camera angles because his hand landed on the grey thing as he landed in the vault.
Continuity mistake: In the flashback of the Horsemen programming the banker's mind, the banker is shown walking down a flight of steps and Daniel is shown throwing and catching some poker chips. He is first shown throwing two poker chips in the air, then in a close-up, it is only one poker chip being thrown into the air.
Other mistake: When Henley is supposedly getting eaten by the piranhas in the tank, loads of bloody water keeps spilling out of the tank and even lands on a guy in a blue hat hitting the tank. As the shot slowly pans over the mysterious man in a hoodie, it can be noticed that the guy in the blue hat is somehow completely dry.
Continuity mistake: As the wife in the cafe attempts to take the dollar note from Merritt, Merritt's arm is shown to be raised as he holds the note. When Merritt says "If you can say you're name, you can have it", his arm is still raised holding the note, then as the wife begins to say her name in the shot following, his arm is suddenly lowered.
Continuity mistake: When the banker is doing his Philharmonic, Dylan tells Alma to tell him to stop and Alma then replies "No, I can't. You just have to let him finish his movement." In the reflection of the mirror behind them, we can see Dylan is looking at Alma. Next shot, Dylan is suddenly looking at the banker.
Continuity mistake: When Arthur Tressler contacts Thaddeus to ask him how well is his money being spent, Thaddeus is shown inside his car with his camera crew and replies with "Exceedingly well." During this shot, Thaddeus is shown lowering his car window until it has reached the bottom. In the next shot, as Thaddeus says "See for yourself", the shot shows the window only half rolled down.
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