Strange Days

Continuity mistake: This is the car chase scene, where Ralph Fiennes and Angela Bassett are in a limo being chased by two bad cops in a pickup. Early in the scene, you have the view from inside the pickup when it rams the limo from the rear passenger side, and you can clearly see bullet holes in the glass and rear of the limo (no weapons fired yet). Then a few seconds later in the scene, you can see the rear of the limo with no damage. Moments later, you see one of the cops firing an automatic weapon, and subsequently witnessing the holes being made in the limo.

Audio problem: When Lenny, Masey and Max have found Tic "cooked off" in his van, Masey and Max are having a discussion and there is a shot of Lenny in the van, trying to make Tic more comfortable. Behind him, you can see Masey and she is obviously talking, but unfortunately, it is Max we can hear in voiceover.

Continuity mistake: The second time we see Faith Justin singing, she has the microphone in her hand and is standing to the side of the stand. In the next shot, Faith is further over on the stage and the microphone from her hand is back on the stand.


Trivia: Rapper Jeriko One's name is a reference to an Israeli missile.

Jazetopher

Trivia: To stage the year 2000 New Year's countdown, four city blocks were closed off near the Bonaventure Hotel in L.A. To get the estimated twelve thousand extras needed for the scene, a concert was put together. The "Millennium Event" was advertised in local newspapers and on the local radio stations, bringing people from all over to the show. Live music, including Aphex Twin and Doc Martin, kept the energy level high, while the production raffled off trips to Hawaii and other door prizes.

Jazetopher

Lenny Nero: This is not like "TV-only-better " this is life.

Lenny: Have you ever been in love with someone who didn't return that love?
Mace: Yeah, Lenny, I have.
Lenny: It didn't stop you from loving them, right? Or being able to understand them or forgive them?
Mace: I guess.

Lenny Nero: Look... everyone needs to take a walk to the dark end of the street sometimes, it's what we are.

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Question: While at the New Year party near the end, Mace tells Lenny that his clip of the Jerico One murder is the only one, and that there are no copies. Yet when Faith was explaining the situation earlier, we see Philo setting fire to a clip with the same content. Did I miss something?

Chosen answer: The clip that Mace and Lenny have is a copy of the original that was made that Philo didn't know about. When he destroys the original by burning it, that leaves only the copy that was made and passed on to Lenny. He then has the only remaining copy, which is what Mace means.

Question: There were two times in this film where sound effects seemed to come straight from 'Terminator 2'. Both appeared in the scene where Mace and Lenny are being chased by Steckler and Engelman. First, the sound of screeching car tires sounded identical to the T-1000's skidding tires as he swerves to the off-ramp in the liquid nitrogen truck. Second, when Engelman fired the machine gun at the car, the sound was the same as Sarah shooting Dyson's computers at his home. Is it the same sounds or just similar ones?

Chosen answer: It's almost certainly the same stock sound effects. Both films are produced by Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment. In addition, they share the same sound department crew which would have sourced sound effects from the same collection for both films.

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Question: While at the New Year party near the end, Mace tells Lenny that his clip of the Jerico One murder is the only one, and that there are no copies. Yet when Faith was explaining the situation earlier, we see Philo setting fire to a clip with the same content. Did I miss something?

Chosen answer: Iris had gone to Tick to get a copy made before going back to Philo. Philo burned the master, so the copy she gave to Lenny was the only one left.

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