Plot hole: One of the most memorable aspects of this movie is the motorcycle/helicopter chase scene. There are machine guns firing hundreds of rounds, there's a motorcycle leaping from rooftop to rooftop, and a large helicopter performing some amazing aerial stunts, then eventually crashing. All of these things happen in a very crowded part of the city. Yet after the crash, Bond and Wei Lin walk from the courtyard area where most of the action has taken place to the street just on the other side of the buildings, and no one seems to have noticed gunfire, the exploding helicopter, etc.
18th May 2005
Plot hole: The day after the plane crash-lands on the island, we see an aircraft carrier at sea and a squadron of heavily armed Marines climbing on board a Chinook helicopter. Someone is heard saying that they picked up a mayday from the plane before it went down, and the Marines are on their way to save the people on the island. Why did the Marines wait until the next day to go rescue the people? And if it's a rescue mission, why are they in full battle gear and carrying so many guns, since nothing was mentioned about the bad guys being on the island? These questions are moot since the Marines never arrive and no mention is ever made of them or the rescue mission again.
Plot hole: When the plane is crash landing in the storm and Nicolette Sheridan is calling for 'mayday', they can't get through to anyone because of the weather. The next day, one of the characters claims they heard on the plane's radio (before they crashed) that there's a tsunami headed toward them. If the radio was out, how did they know about the tsunami?
15th May 2005
Plot hole: When Ward's son hits the switch marked "Do Not Touch This Switch", every light in the amusement park comes on, music starts playing, and the rides all start moving. It's a funny gag, but it seems unlikely that one switch would power every single thing in the amusement park, and that everything in the park has been left on "full speed." If that's the case, when Angelo first sent the two lookouts to the top of the ferris wheel, everything else in the park should have come on then too.
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