Nim's Island

Visible crew/equipment: When Alexandra is being harassed by the hagglers, she gets into a man's truck after he tells her he knows where to take her. As the truck drives out of the shot the camera is reflected in the window.

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Continuity mistake: When Alexandra Rover is about to leave the apartment to go and help Nim, she is standing in front of the door debating if she can go or not (she is agoraphobic, afraid to leave her home). Notice that the baby chain is hooked to the door. Alex Rover (the imaginary adventure hero) is leaning against the wall telling Alexandra she can and must go help Nim and that she must turn the door knob. In the next scene, Alexandra turns the knob and opens the door. She never unhooked the baby chain, and Alex Rover is an imaginary character so he could not have unhooked it.

Robert Sullinger

Continuity mistake: When Alex reads Nim's first e-mail reply, there's an extra sentence ("He'll be back on Thursday") that Nim never wrote.

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Nim Rusoe: Nobody invades my island and gets away with it.

Jack: What are you afraid of?
Alex Rover: Everything.

Jack: Be the hero of your own life story.
Alex Rover: Don't hand me that line - I wrote that line.

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Question: Is Gerard Butler playing two roles a reference to "Peter Pan," in which the same actor usually plays both Mr. Darling and Captain Hook?

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Chosen answer: No. Gerard Butler plays Alex Rover because Nim imagines him looking like her father. Alexandra Rover sees him like that merely for the sake of consistency within the film.

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Question: I can't figure out why the lizard is screaming when he is flying through the air because I'm sure that lizards don't scream.

luke skyjogger

Chosen answer: Because it's funny.

Grumpy Scot

Question: They may have answered this, but how does the island have plumbing, power, and Internet if it is remote and almost completely uninhabited?

Chosen answer: Generator. It's shown several times during the film.

Brenda Elzin
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