jbrbbt

22nd Sep 2020

Under Siege 2 (1995)

Plot hole: At the end of the movie once Ryback and the others take over the helicopter, Ryback calls in to ATAC to let them know the hostages were OK. How did he manage to do this? He didn't know where Admiral Bates and his people would be, only that he was able to send his fax message to his cafe, which still had no idea if his message got to Bates at all. It also begs the question how Ryback could turn a dial on a radio and magically call in to a top secret military facility that he didn't even know about.

jbrbbt

Plot hole: There is absolutely no way Jim Phelps would have "died" when he got shot even if he was faking it. The first time we see his death he's pointing his gun right at the camera on his glasses which are on his head and not his chest. Later when we see the how he fakes his death he's not pointing the gun at himself anyway so he wouldn't be able to get the angle of the gunshot from his camera's point of view as we saw the first time.

jbrbbt

17th Jun 2020

The Fog (1980)

Continuity mistake: During the opening credits we see a shot of the beach when the "Tom Atkins" credit appears and Stevie Wayne is on the radio. It's supposed to be just after midnight yet it looks like dawn.

jbrbbt

Question: Between the first two films Gru had hundreds of minions but in this film he's barely got a handful left. What happened to the rest of them?

jbrbbt

Answer: I'm going to assume you haven't watched the entire movie. There is a scene in the movie when all minions abandon Gru due to Gru not being willing to return to his prior lifestyle of being evil and committing crimes.

Rassdyt

Other mistake: After Jack climbs up the ladder and through the floor he then runs right to the locked door, all this takes about ten seconds. Somehow in those few seconds Wang, Gracie, and the rest of the girls have all made it up the same ladder and coming around the corner when he gives him the signal to come to the door when there's no way they couldn't have all done it that quickly.

jbrbbt

30th May 2020

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Plot hole: If the AVL was around during the events of the first film and aware of the moon heist then what was this organization doing while both Gru and Vector were doing their dastardly deeds?

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Suggested correction: The AVL probably initiated an investigation regarding the moon's disappearance, but they wouldn't know where to look first. And it all happened very quickly, the moon was only returned to it's original spot later on the same day, so they wouldn't need to continue with the case and could disregard it.

Rassdyt

30th May 2020

Outbreak (1995)

Other mistake: The plot of this film can't seem to make up its mind whether or not the Cedar Creek virus is airborne or not. Several scenes show characters walking around in infected areas with and without protection in the same area. At one point Casey's suit breaks implying that he immediately contracts the virus within mere seconds without even having breathed it in yet we see other people walking around with either their face or eyes unprotected.

jbrbbt

Plot hole: Other than a reason to advance the the plot the Americans have no reason to launch their second rocket. If they're prepared to go to war because they think the Russians will steal another rocket then don't launch the rocket. It's not like there is an urgency to get another rocket into space so as far as the Americans are concerned what is the hurry?

jbrbbt

20th May 2020

Escape Plan (2013)

Plot hole: The Tomb is supposed to be a top-secret off the grid prison that nobody is supposed to know about yet the schematics for the place are conveniently left available online such that a hacker can search for it with no problem, on top of that the fact that it's known on the outside world as "The Tomb" suggests it's more well-known to people that it should be.

jbrbbt

20th May 2020

Escape Plan (2013)

Plot hole: Breslin is supposed to going to an off the grid prison, a place nobody is supposed to know about outside of the prison except for Clark, who is the only one who really knew where Breslin was being sent. So why in the world would there be a warden as the "contact on site" that Breslin would inform if things didn't go well? It also makes no sense that Breslin would have an evacuation code when his own people have absolutely no idea where in the world he could possibly be.

jbrbbt

20th May 2020

The Core (2003)

Plot hole: Beck is an Air Force pilot and an astronaut, Purcell is Army Ranger General. Neither military branch has no say in the actions of the other and Purcell has nothing to do with the space program. So why would he have any say or knowledge about Beck's review board about the shuttle accident?

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Suggested correction: Because they are acquainted in life beyond the military. He came to see what happened and to support her.

LorgSkyegon

6th May 2020

Outbreak (1995)

Factual error: When the camera is panning through the different rooms of USAMRIID it exits out of BSL-3 and as it does a female technician takes her breathing mask off before she opens the door. This is supposed to be the highly infectious room that tests things like Anthrax or H.I.V. yet this woman not only takes her mask off she's not even quarantined or decontaminated.

jbrbbt

28th Apr 2020

WarGames (1983)

Continuity mistake: When everyone is trying to get Joshua/WOPR to stand down from launching its own missiles, McKittrick's assistant Paul is standing with the rest of the group, but then there is a quick shot of Paul looking at the WOPR and then within seconds Paul is overheard saying "must be caught in a loop" as if he's standing beside everyone again.

jbrbbt

13th Mar 2020

The Last Stand (2013)

Plot hole: While I don't doubt Cortez put a lot of time in planning his escape from the FBI there's no way he could have predicted there would have been a police roadblock mere minutes from where he was.

jbrbbt

13th Mar 2020

The Last Stand (2013)

Other mistake: During the big shootout scene near the end Burrell is using a six-shooter and somehow seems to fire around 20 shots despite never reloading the gun.

jbrbbt

11th Mar 2020

Jaws 3-D (1983)

Revealing mistake: When the shark bites the fish in half just before the opening titles you can see the back of the fish tank the shot was being filmed in.

jbrbbt

5th Jan 2020

Supergirl (1984)

Plot hole: Superman (or Kal-El) was a baby when his parents sent him away from Krypton before its destruction, and as Jor-El told his son in his first message he would have already been dead by then for thousands of Superman's years. Kara never existed during any of this yet so somehow she instantly recognizes him from the poster on the wall, even though she should have no idea who he is.

jbrbbt

10th Dec 2019

Midway (1976)

Revealing mistake: When Admiral Nagumo and Rear Admiral Kusaka walk onto the bridge of the Akagi for the first time while the ships are still in Hiroshima Bay look closely at the bay in the windows, it's obvious the background is a matte painting, the water isn't moving.

jbrbbt

Plot hole: When MacGruder is alerted by the security guard about Taft accessing the restricted file, MacGruder somehow knows the file pertains to the purchase of the faulty equipment even though the guard never said what the file was about.

jbrbbt

24th Sep 2019

Halloween (1978)

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the film the Myers' house is within walking distance of the Strode house, both of which are on one side of town, while the Doyle and Wallace houses are on other considering the driving distance Annie and Laurie had to drive to get to them. But at the end of the film somehow the Myers' house is now within walking distance of the Doyle and Wallace houses.

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Suggested correction: Annie and Laurie took so long to get to the Doyle and Wallace houses simply because they were cruising around town, giving themselves enough time to smoke Annie's weed. After they leave the hardware store when the sun was setting, they continue killing time. That's why it was completely dark by the time they arrived at their babysitting jobs; they didn't drive directly there. Remember also, Tommy walks to school too. If the Strode and Doyle houses were truly a long drive from each other, he and Laurie would've never crossed paths earlier that morning when she drops the key off. All the characters' houses in the film (and both schools) are within walking distance of each other.

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