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(2008)

Goofs

Factual errors 

In the closing credits, the song "Ahead By A Century," performed by The The Tragically Hip, is stated as written by Bobby Baker, Gord Downie, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, and Robert Sinclair. Robert Sinclair's credit should be Gord Sinclair.
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Audio/visual unsynchronised 

When David is on top of Big Ben in London, the clock behind him shows 8:30, but it chimes as if it was 8:00 or 9:00.

Character error 

In the scene where David and Millie are stopped by police outside the Colosseum, the officer puts one hand out to stop David and one hand on his holster as if to draw his firearm, only there is no firearm in his holster to grab.
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When Millie makes a list of places to visit, she spells Prague "Prauge."
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Continuity 

After David teleports his father to the hospital, David's gray sweatshirt has blood on it. In the next shots, it's clean.
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David rents room 256. In the next scene, when manager knocks on his door and complains about the noise, the room number is 203.
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When David teleports to the school library while his father is trying to open the door, his father closes the bedroom door when he leaves. When David teleports back to the room, the bedroom door is open, and David closes it again.
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When Millie is talking to David about the places she'd like to visit, actress AnnaSophia Robb isn't wearing contact lenses, because you can notice her eyes are blue, and in the following scenes, they are dark brown.
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When Griffin is playing video games in his lair, he is clearly using an X-Box controller and the game he plays appears to be Halo, an X-Box exclusive game. Later, when he's looking through his game collection, the games are clearly PlayStation 2 titles.
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When Griffin crash lands the jeep in the war zone, a man is sitting next to him. When Griffin climbs out, the man is gone.
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During the Detroit Airport scene, a sign can be seen briefly in the background saying "Welcome to Prague Airport". Additionally, on the shot of the arrivals board, the words "time" and "destination" are visible written in Czech. Some of the destinations shown are also only small European airports that would not host transatlantic flights.
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When David goes surfing, he picks out a gray surfboard with blue edges. When he jumps to Fiji, the board is yellow. When he has lunch on top of the Sphinx in Egypt, the surfboard is gray and blue.
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When David returns to Millie's apartment to rescue her he jumps to her balcony where her shades are completely drawn. In the next scene they are open enough for him to see in to jump into the apartment where he is immediately attacked by a paladin entering from the balcony David had just been on.
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When Dave and Millie undress in sex, Millie's right hand disappears when she lowers it, but in the next scene when they kiss it reappears.
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When Griffin returns to his lair after dropping a Paladin in the Atlantic, he splashes David's shirt with water. The drops disappear when he walks up from the subway in China, and reappear when he walks down the street.
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When David and Millie are stopped by the Italian Police outside the Colosseum as David turns to leave you can see the officer on the right begin to draw his weapon and a gun being pointed towards David as he tries to apologize to the docent. Yet in the following shots no officers have weapons drawn until David asks to be let off with a warning and the officer once again draws his weapon, this time with the sound effect.
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When David leaves Griffin in the electricity, he unsheathes his curved blade and teleports away. When he arrives at the next destination, the knife is once again sheathed.
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When Griffin stops the Mercedes in the middle of the road, one shot shows a car standing behind the Mercedes. In the immediate next shot, the car is gone.
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The Mercedes that Griffin steals from the Japanese Mercedes dealership is a left-hand drive car, but in Japan they drive on the left side of the road and their cars are right-hand drive.
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In the opening scene of the movie, David wears a yellow backpack before he falls through the ice. Once he is underwater, and after he teleports to the school library, his backpack is gone.
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When David waits for Millie at the airport, his t-shirt has three small holes in the upper chest. During the next scene, at his girlfriend's apartment, the holes in his t-shirt have gone.
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When first driving the stolen Mercedes in Tokyo, Griffin's hair is dry. Half way through the drive his hair is wet, and upon arriving at the airport his hair is once again dry.
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Crew or equipment visible 

In a wide, high-angle establishing shot of the Colosseum, a film crew, camera, and dolly tracks are clearly visible on a nearby street.
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Errors in geography 

During the safe-chasing scene, it is daytime in Giza, Abu Dhabi, Chechnya, Manhattan, and Ann Arbor. That's possible some times of the year, but at the same time, it's night in London, Rome, and at Griffin's lair in Egypt.
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When David and Griffin walk out of the Tokyo subway station, the sign is for the Ginza and Marunouchi Lines. When they get outside, they are in Shibuya. The Marunouchi Line does not go to Shibuya.
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The stolen Mercedes in Tokyo doesn't have Japanese number plates.
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Factual errors 

A London taxi has a number on the wing. Aside from a plate at the back, London taxis have no numbers on the outside.
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Miscellaneous 

When David is talking to Millie at the bar where she works, an extra (a young woman) keeps looking at the camera and fidgeting - utterly incapable of acting natural and imo destroying the scene.
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Revealing mistakes 

The main plot covers a few months, but various establishing shots of Manhattan show the Empire State Building lit for Independence Day and Christmas.
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Spoilers

The goof items below may give away important plot points.

Continuity 

When Griffin brings the bus along on his jump to roll over Roland, the bus is full of people. When the bus begins to roll, only the driver is still there.
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David teleports himself, Millie, Roland, and part of Millie's apartment into a lake, then into the library. Afterward, he teleports himself and Roland to the Grand Canyon. When he leaves Roland behind, his clothes are completely dry.
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Crew or equipment visible 

Reflected in car window when David and Millie step out of the cab in Rome.
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Errors in geography 

When David and Griffin are jumping around fighting over possession of the bomb, they go from night at the Colosseum in Rome to mid-day sun on top of a Pyramid in Egypt. Cairo is 1 hour ahead of Rome.
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Trivia | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

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