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(2001)

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Jump to: Character error (1) | Continuity (5) | Crew or equipment visible (1) | Errors in geography (2) | Miscellaneous (1) | Spoilers (1)

Character error 

When Dr. Chakraborty is talking about Prot's vision, he describes him being able to see ultraviolet at 300-400 ångström. Generally in the context of vision, ultraviolet wavelength is ~280-400 nanometers or only 2800-4000 ångström.
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Continuity 

Prot removes his glasses and lays them down so that the top of the glasses are laying on the table. Later, when Mark Powell rushes in, the glasses are lying right-side-up and facing opposite direction.
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The first time we see Mark Powell's daughter she says that she lost her front tooth. The next time we see her she smiles and still has her baby front teeth.
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When Prot visits the doctor's home his sunglasses are alternate between plain and silvered between shots.
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Early in the movie, Mark leaves the city on the train at the end of the day in overcast weather, but when he gets home at 6:30, it's bright daylight outside.
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Every time Dr. Powell commutes home, a MTA NYCT A-Division (IRT) subway train is shown traveling on an elevated structure. The interior of the train, however, is an MTA commuter rail train (which is more likely to travel to the type of neighborhood he is shown living in).
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Crew or equipment visible 

When the doctors are meeting the film crew is reflected in the shiny silver coffee pot as one of the doctors pours coffee.
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Errors in geography 

The story takes place in New York, however, visible through the office window in one scene is the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
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At 1:29 in the movie, when Dr. Powell drives from the airport to Guelph, which is supposed to be in New Mexico, it shows him viewing the Park City arches at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah.
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Miscellaneous 

When Dr. Powell comes home from the hospital he fixes himself a drink and is putting ice in his glass from the open freezer. On the top shelf of the freezer is a bottle of A-1 steak sauce.
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Spoilers

The goof item below may give away important plot points.

Continuity 

In the last scene when Prot is seen in a wheelchair his facial expression in close-ups is at the brink of a smile, but in wide shots his face looks completely somber.
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