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The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008) Poster

Goofs

Character error 

When Dacyshyn and the surgeon speak Russian, they switch between the familiar you (ty) and formal you (vy). Russians would never do that.
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Continuity 

Near the end of the movie, Scully's white Ford Taurus is parked outside, even though it had been wrecked earlier in the film. When Scully comes out of the house, a silver Ford Fusion is parked outside.
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While driving on a snow-covered road, Mulder collides with a truck equipped with a snow plow. His car's front headlight is visibly damaged. In the next scenes, the damage changes from shot to shot.
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When Mulder's car is attacked by the snow plow, the drivers window is shattered, when the car is pushed over the hill, the window is intact.
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When Mulder finds the snowplow truck on the side of the road, and looks inside for the tire iron, the snowplow's roof lights are on. When Mulder walks away from the snowplow in the next shot, the roof lights are off.
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After Dacyshyn pushes Fox's car over, the underside shows a dual exhaust. Later when Scully calls Fox, the car again has a single muffler.
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Near the end of the movie, when Scully visits Mulder's house, her Ford Taurus is parked outside. When Scully and Mulder emerge from house and talk next to the car, it's a Ford Fusion.
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When Scully is talking to Father Joe in the hospital after his cancer diagnosis, a shot from behind the Father's shoulder shows his head raised off the pillow. When the shot changes, his head is lying flat on his pillow.
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When Scully is on the phone with Agent Mosley, the computer in the background plays the exact same sequence twice in a row (a file downloading).
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Errors in geography 

Though the attacks occur in Somerset, West Virginia, in one scene shot from inside the victim's car, you can clearly see a Virginia State Police Inspection sticker.
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In parts of the movie, you can clearly see snow capped mountains in the background. No such mountains exist in West Virginia.
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In one scene in West Virginia, a sign for "United Petroleum Products Inc." appears. That is a Canadian company which does not operate in the United States.
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Factual errors 

In the film, they refer to the Richmond "DA" who appears later. Virginia has no District Attorneys; prosecutors are Commonwealth's Attorneys.
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Scully and Mulder fly in on a helicopter from their house. The rotor is still turning after they land and exit the helicopter, but Scully's and Mulder's hair remain in place. In the next shot, they walking away from the helicopter with the rotor still turning. The rotor wash would blow their hair around.
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The first time Scully and Mulder accompany Father Joe to the scene of the agent's abduction, the sun is rising and the screen reads "Somerset, West Virginia, 5:02 AM". During mid-winter in that part of the country, it would still be completely dark at that hour.
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While Father Joesph is hospital, the heart monitoring equipment on him is place incorrectly. The black lead should be on his right shoulder not green as seen in the movie.
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs 

When Mulder is following the pick up truck to the hide out he scrolls through his phone contacts and highlights what some viewers have claimed is the name 'Gillian', the first name of the actress who plays the character, Dana Scully. However, it actually says 'Gilligan'.
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