The Jurassic Park logo font seen on the abandoned Jeep vehicle badge differs from the logo font used on the vehicle badges seen in the 1993 original movie. The JP logo with this font variation did not come into existence until 2011 with the release of the Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy set.
When they are firing the mini-gun from the helicopter, the sound of it firing is the slow rate of fire of a regular machine gun, such as an M-60. It should be the high speed buzz of a multi-barrel mini-gun, which would match the rate of tracer seen coming from the weapon.
In the helicopter trip to see the I. Rex, they talk before leaving ground and just after they land. Both times they talk at casual volume which is not possible with the helicopter running. Also you hear no sound change (blade noise) as she gets in and the door is closed behind her.
When Karen calls Claire while she's driving back from the paddocks to the park, Claire's phone is heard ringing, but the brief close-up of her screen shows on the notification panel it's actually set to silent/vibrate.
The men flown in to hunt down the Indominus Rex are implied to have backgrounds in special operations. They carry small caliber, high velocity (SCHV) rifles such as the Sig 556 and AR15 variants, which fire the 5.56x45 round. The equivalent hunting round is the .223 Remington, which is classified as a varmint/small game round, and is in fact banned in many states for hunting deer, as it is deemed cruel for its low lethality against an animal of that size. With that being considered, it would seem unlikely that such an elite group of experienced operators would choose such weaponry against such a substantially large dinosaur - especially in an instance when killing it immediately was so pertinent.
When the two brothers first enter the abandoned building the older brother asks the younger brother if he still has the matches but they jumped into water earlier so his matches would be wet and useless.
When Claire and Owen are hiding from Indominus Rex in front of the old jeep, Owen leaves his rifle leaning against the door on the driver's side. Indominus initially placed its head on that same side, rocking the car back and forth several times. When Owen looks back around, the rifle is in the exact location, totally unmoved.
When Claire and Owen are at the waterfall, they head off into the jungle and are completely clean, but when they come across the abandoned Visitors Center they are coated in what appears to be mud. This is in fact the result of a deleted scene where Claire and Owen discover dinosaur dung and have to rub it all over themselves.
When Owen is negotiating with "Blue", the Velociraptor, he puts down his rifle, in the next scene, shot from Owen's back, he is holding the rifle. The scene changes again to show Owen with both his empty hands is the air as he talks to "Blue".
When Grey and Zach are waiting for their turn in the gyrospheres, Zach is making eyes at a group of teenage girls. When it's the girls' turn to get into the ride, they all go at once. Later we see that each gyrosphere only holds two people, so only two of them would have been able to get on at a time.
The camera deliberately shows Claire's nude stiletto heels in several shots, and before she and Owen go into the gyro-sphere area, he remarks about her "ridiculous shoes", which she does not change. But in several subsequent action scenes, Claire is clearly wearing nude lace-up flat shoes.
When Mr. Masrani is taken to the Indominus' enclosure, cracks in the viewing glass are pointed out from the inside. When the camera is looking at the viewing room from the outside, there are no apparent cracks in the glass.
When Gray and Zach find what is implied to be the front door to the abandoned Jurassic Park Visitors Center, the front of the building is missing all of the architectural features seen in the original film (a long, tall flight of stairs leading to the front door from the road, flanked by a multi-tiered water features on either side) and is instead shown to be nearly level with the rest of the jungle floor.
In the original Jurassic Park brochure and map, the old Visitor's Center is nowhere near Jurassic World's restricted area. The original visitor's center is in the west, where the restricted area of Jurassic World is in the north.
Even though Claire wears the same shoes throughout the movie and are shown to be filthy in many scenes, when she goes to the T. Rex pen they are clean, nearly white. After she leads T. Rex to battle I. Rex, her shoes are once again dirty.
When Zach and Gray are in the gyrosphere being attacked by the Indominus, they are both facing up towards the I-Rex's mouth. However in the very next shot, they are able to drop out of the gyrosphere without having to turn the seats around.
Early in the story they state that they learned safety\security from the original Jurassic Park but twice in the movie the story contradicts with the fact where there is only 1 door to get past to escape for the I Rex and T Rex to fight I at the end.
Hoskins' watch clearly shows a few minutes until 10:00 (am) during a conversation with Owen outside the Velociraptors's cages. After the incident, that presumably takes just a few minutes, his watch shows 5 minutes until 11:00.
When the pterodactyl descend upon the 'Main Street' area of the park, we see them attack many guests before being shot out of the sky. Yet later on, during the climactic battle between raptor, T-Rex and I-Rex in the same area, there are no pterodactyl or human bodies to be found.
When Zach and Gray are in the gyrosphere and their Aunt calls to warn them, the phone can clearly be heard ringing before he answers. Moments later when they are upside down and she calls again, the phone is now on vibrate and is rattling against the gyrosphere's shell. (Which subsequently is what draws I. Rex's attention to them).
After Owen finishes the training session with his Velociraptors early in the movie, Hoskins strikes up a conversation with Owen and Barry. During this conversation, the sun changes from midday to early morning between shots.
Given the amount of time the Velociraptors were running when let loose to hunt the I.Rex (running at full speed for a good length of time), it seems the man with the bloody hand who slaps Claire's window would not have been able to return so quickly after Claire watched the carnage. The Velociraptors also returned very rapidly after presumably following the fleeing security forces back to the raptor cage area, far quicker than the amount of time they spent running out just a little while before.
When Claire first enters the control room and announces to Karen and Lowery that they landed the Verizon Wireless sponsorship, she chastises Lowery for his "chaotic" workplace. Lowery responds, and moves to adjust a plastic dinosaur, his elbow dangerously close to the soda at the edge of his desk. A close up of Claire's face shows that she notices this, which is followed by a close up of her feet as she pushes a wastebasket over to catch the soon-to-be falling soda. As cool as these shots are, they don't make sense- in previous shots we see Claire is standing stationary in the general walkway, which is maybe ten feet away from Lowery's desk.
In the first part of the movie, Claire wears eyeliner lining her top lid and later, when they emerge from the park and enter the Velociraptors' enclosure, her makeup has changed and now it lines the bottom lid and waterline. Her hair color also changes though they never get wet anywhere.
When Hamada holds the I. Rex's GPS tracker with his left hand, his finger position on it changes between direct view and the image shown on the screen in the control room. Also, in the subsequent shot where he gets drops of blood on his wrist, he's holding that peace of meat with his right hand.
When Owen, Barry, and Hoskins are talking while standing on the viewing area above the Velociraptors enclosure, Barry is standing with both hands on the rails and one hand is holding a phone. In the next shot Barry is now standing facing Hoskins, and the that was hand holding the phone is now at his side.
Throughout the battles, after the Velociraptors are sent after the Indominus, their "control" headsets appear and disappear. Sometimes they are clearly visible, and in other scenes the Velociraptors heads are clearly bare.
When the pterosaurs attack the helicopter, the beak of the pterosaur obviously goes through the glass on the left side of the cockpit where Masrani is seated, yet hits the trooper sitting in the right side of the cockpit.
Indominus is shown continuously moving in a Southerly direction. He follows Zach and Gray to the lake, where they proceed to the Old Visitors Center to fix a Jeep. However, the dinosaur ends up there again much later in the old Visitors Center to meet Owen and Claire.
When Owen is talking to the Young Raptor Handler about why there was a job opening, at the beginning of Owen's comments there is a shadow on Young Raptor Handler's face. When the camera angle changes to a close up, the shadow is gone.
At 1:05:00 When Owen and Claire find the smashed orb, Claire kneels on the muddy ground and cries over the nephew's smashed phone she finds on the ground. A few seconds later when the two run to the falls, she is completely clean.
When the soldier slaps a hand on the vehicle glass Claire, Zach, and Grey are in, he leaves a bloody hand print. During the ensuing drive from the raptors, there is no bloody print (or any print, for that matter) on the glass.
After the boys crawl out of the water after jumping into the waterfall, the ground can be seen giving in around them several times as they move, suggesting that they're lying on rubber mats covered in mud.
In the beginning of the film when the camera is panning through the Forrest of Isla Nublar, a Kookaburra can clearly be heard laughing in the background. Isla Nublar is off the coast of Cost Rica, but the Kookaburra is native to Australia.
The control room screen shows Claire's latitude as 58N 09' 85.12". This is the latitude of Alaska and Norway. Isla Nublar's "real" latitude is 10°24'50"N. (This happens at 35 mins. The map ping is for Claire's "get me coordinates on the Indominus" phone call.) Also bizarre that the screen only shows lat but no longitude number, even though the text to the right reads "LAT LONG".
The airport the boys arrive at is not the Juan Santamaria Airport in Costa Rica. Three specific items give this away. 1) The glideslope shack is on the wrong side of the runway, 2) The taxiway names at Juan Santamaria are spelled out, instead of just using a single letter, and 3) The taxiway indicated by the sign would not be E (Echo) or F (Foxtrot) as shown, as that taxiway would be off-screen to the right, still ahead of the landing aircraft.
Zach and Gray enter the old Visitor Center driveway in one of the old Jeeps that are there. This would not be possible, since in the more than 20 years since the Jeeps were abandoned, the tires would have deteriorated and gone flat, the battery would have gone dead (which is why the boys are shown replacing it), and the gas would have become a viscous, almost varnish-like, gel. In addition the heat and humidity would have rusted many of the engine components.
Several times during the movie, I. Rex appears suddenly from the woods or around the corner of a building. Given its size and weight, it is unlikely that it could sneak up on anything or anyone. They would hear its footsteps and feel the ground shake from its weight long before they would see it.
When exploring the original visitor's center, Gray powers on a pair of night vision goggles that have been sitting exposed to the Costa Rican humidity and jungle for over 22 years. After that much time and exposure the batteries would most certainly be dead but the goggles show no sign of battery drain.
Gray is using a Lomography Diana mini to take pictures of the park. The Diana mini works without electricity and has a mechanical film advance. Still Gray keeps pressing the shutter consecutively without advancing the film with the wheel on its top in between each new picture.
According to paleontologic consensus, Pterodactyls would be unable to lift human beings - let alone playing throw-and-catch with them mid-air - due to their own light body weight. Secondly, Pterodactyls are thought to have had limited flying ability and glided through the sky with rigidly spread wings rather than flapping them and changing direction at will like a modern bird would.
Owen shoots at the dinosaur with a 45-70 lever action rifle. He doesn't move the lever action at all between rounds fired. Also after he reloads, the hammer is in the forward position and doesn't move when he shoots.
The opening egg hatching sequence, contains multiple errors (when compared to reptiles in general).
A number of lizards and snakes develop a true tooth that is shed after use; while other reptiles and birds generally develop an analogous epidermal horn that is reabsorbed or falls off. This is because their current teeth are still in development. Fully developed claws are never used to penetrate the shell since they would be far too soft during this early development stage and due to submersion in cytoplasm (amniotic fluids). The scales on the body are also effected in the same way..
Most reptiles lay amniotic eggs covered with leathery shells, with a minority featuring calcareous exteriors (hard-shells). The calcareous eggs also contain a much thicker/stronger outer membrane (when compared to bird eggs) which usually remains intact even as the shell itself cracks.
When the ACU tries to hunt down the Indominus in the helicopter with the M134, the door gunner trails the dinosaur and tries walking the rounds from behind it. Any experienced door gunner would know that you lead your target, not trail it. However, as we have no background on the ACU member operating the M134, we do not know if he is an experienced helicopter door gunner or not.
The helicopter at the beginning is shown with the registration number, or "tail number" beginning with the prefix "JW". You can't make up your own prefixes, they are assigned by the country in which the aircraft is registered. Later, another helicopter is shown with the prefix "CR", presumably for "Costa Rica." "CR" is NOT Costa Rica's prefix, "TI" is.
Throughout the movie, Owen is seen carrying a Marlin 1895SBL Guide Gun, chambered in .45-70 GOVT. This rifle is a lever-action design with a six round tubular magazine. Owen is shown firing the weapon well over a half-dozen times before reloading.
The velociraptors in the film are far larger than the real thing, which was approximately the size of a turkey. There was, however, another version of the raptor family, the utahraptor, was actually larger than depicted, at a height of 9.5 feet, a length of 23 feet, and with a claw length of 9.4 inches.
The mosasaur did not come into existence until after the start of the Cretaceous period, however in theory this fact would not have have prevented the Jurassic Park/World scientists from "reviving" the mosasaur like they did for other species shown in all the Jurassic Park/World series of movies. A fossil is a fossil.
When Masrani collects Claire in the helicopter to fly her out to see his new dinosaur, he's supposed to be flying the helicopter and takes a hand off the controls twice - once to wave a hand while he's talking, and then again to put his dark glasses on. But a helicopter has two hand controls: the collective and the cyclic, and it's not possible to fly one without using both hands all the time. For a novice pilot it's critical that he never lets go of the controls or he'd simply lose control of the helicopter and crash.
When Claire and Owen are hiding from T-Rex in front of the Jeep, you can see Owen's head is easily above the hood and view able by T-Rex. Even if it wasn't with T-Rex looking down, they would have to lay down to really hide.
At approximately the 55 minute point, an on-screen graphic at the control center is shown when recalling the glass pods. Near the top right of a close-up of the display, the graphic clearly reads "Return Request Disbhatched" - the last word is a misspelling of the word intended to be "Dispatched".
After jumping over the waterfall, the two boys dry very quickly and their clothes appear to have been dried by a dryer not air dried. Also, their hair looks perfect after having been swimming and subsequently drying.
(around 15 min) into the 3D version of the film, when Mr Masrani lands the helicopter and approaches the Indominous Rex paddock, part of the helicopter rotor abruptly stops spinning whilst the blades carry on. In the next camera angle the rotor is briefly seen spinning again. This animation error is not present in the 2D version of the film.
This error is present in virtually every movie with a driving scene - When Claire is driving to meet up with Masarani to see the I. rex, while driving you can see it was filmed either with the truck on a filming trailer\rig (likely because they have vibration) or it was computer generated background picture because she never turns the steering wheel a hair back and forth - no road is perfectly smooth.
The solar panels on top of Owen's building are facing the wrong direction. The music in the airport establishes the time to be Christmas break (the winter solstice) so the sun will be at it's lowest point on the southern horizon. As Claire drives up to Owen's place (28:45), we see from the shadows that the sun direction is straight out Claire's driver's window (south), while the panels are facing toward us - approximately northwest. Very little solar power would be gathered by panels facing that direction.
The abandoned Jeeps in this film really are the exact same Jeeps from the first movie. The incredible thing is no modifications were done to the vehicles because, astonishingly, the Jeeps really were left to rot after filming. The logos on the Jeeps haven't been tampered with in any way, they are faded as a result of the 22 years of sitting in a barn.
After the troops fail at containing Indominus Rex and Owen's suggestion to use lethal force to kill it is rejected, he knocks all of Lowery's toy dinosaurs off his work desk, but they magically appear in their same setup in subsequent shots. However after Owen walks away and begins to talk to Masrani Lowery can be seen in the background placing the toy dinosaurs back to their original positions.
In the film Masrani is shown flying his helicopter from the left seat. Helicopter pilots generally sit in the right seat, not the left seat. However the aircraft in the film is a Eurocopter EC130 B4 which is always flown solo from the left seat (when flying with an instructor, removable controls are fitted for the front centre seat as well).
While Simon Masrani is flying the helicopter, at least twice he lets go of the controls; first to make a hand gesture, then again to put on his sunglasses. It takes two hands to fly a helicopter; left hand on the collective, and the right hand on the cyclic. However, it is normal procedure for a helicopter pilot to remove his or her left hand from the collective for a short time to carry out other tasks in the cockpit while flying - and in the case of a helicopter which is flown from the left seat, as in this film, the pilot would transfer the left hand to the cyclic control to allow them to reach the center console with the right hand. An experienced pilot would never use their right hand in flight unless they had to though, but Masrani is not an experienced (or even licensed) pilot.
Zach and Gray use matches to light a torch just after their jump into the water. One would think that the matches should be wet and unusable, but there is no indication that these aren't a box of waterproof matches. Matches such as these do exist and they do come in matchboxes.
When Zach and Gray get one of the jeeps from the original park, there is a tag hanging from the rear view mirror with the Jeep number on it and the Jurassic Park logo. On the tag, it may appear that Jurassic is misspelled as "Jurassik", or "Jurassk", but in fact, on the tags, the "I" and the "C" are very close together, giving the appearance of a "K".
Installing a thermal camera in the cage of Indominus would not make any sense, since it was already known that this creature was able to change its heat pattern, except that we are given the impression that very few people know what went into this designer dinosaur. Even Dr Wu seems surprised that it happens, although he does explain what caused it.
Earlier in the movie, a comment is made that all of the animals are 'fitted' with a device to shock them in submission if they escape from their paddock [the device fails on the Pachycephalosaurus because their butting heads short-circuits the device]. When the flying dinosaurs escape from the aviary, the device should have stunned all of them as they flew from the enclosure. Or, the humans back in the control room should have activated the device to stun the creatures instead of watching them attack the crowds.
The gyrospheres are terribly impractical. The smooth surface of the glass sphere would provide no traction, especially for traversing hills. There is no mechanism to keep the glass doors closed. Most importantly, there is no means of ventilation. Occupants would surely suffocate after extended use.
A park like Jurassic World would certainly have emergency bunkers to protect the park guests in case the animals did get loose. Designers understood this even within the Jurassic Park continuity, as the original park had at least one bunker. Yet the guests were all herded into the park's "main street," out in the open and vulnerable to attack.
When Owen and Claire are unable to locate the Indominus Rex with the thermal vision, rather than calling the control room to locate it via its tracker straight away and thereby discovering it is in the enclosure, Claire waits until she is driving back to the control room (she also left the relative safety of the viewing room without knowing where the Indominus was).In the meantime Owen and two others have entered the Indominus' enclosure, which allows the Indominus to escape as they need to open the doors to the enclosure to get out and away from the Indominus.
The company would have learned from the past on escaping dinos but the dino pens only have 1 door to stop them from escaping but they have 2 for the raptor cage. I. Rex breaks out because of this failure.
When Owen and the InGen security guys are preparing to ambush the Indominus Rex with the Velociraptors, as soon as the Velociraptors turn on the humans, the InGen guys open fire with small firearms, and then use the rocket launcher against the Indominus. It would have made much more sense to use the rocket launcher on the Indominus first, as small arms fire would not likely have proven effective. One can argue that the humans were not expecting the Velociraptors to attack them, but it still doesn't explain why the rocket launcher wasn't used first.
When Indominus Rex first gets out, Barry informs Hoskins that there is a Code 19: Asset out of Containment. Hoskins then says, "They are going to learn all kinds of things about their new asset now". However, it was never mentioned which asset was out of containment, so he could not have known it was Indominus.
When troops are deployed to contain I. Rex, the control center has screens showing streaming data from their heart monitors to keep track of their status. The flatline acts as a dramatic announcement when a troop member is killed. However, all of the troops have the same heart rate and they are all at a resting heart rate - their heart rate should be extremely high during combat due to the adrenaline and physical exertion of battle.
When the Velociraptors are released and they are chasing the scent of the I. Rex, they are shown to be running extremely fast through the thick jungle, including jumping over logs. Nevertheless, the motorcycle, 4-wheeler, and van following them have no trouble keeping up. The close-ups of Owen on his bike amidst the running Velociraptors also depict him enjoying a completely smooth ride, with no bumps or jolts that would result from him riding through the jungle without a road or trail under him.
When Claire and Owen make it back to the main drag of the park there are pterosaurs flying everywhere, dive bombing anybody in sight. People are running and ducking for cover. In all this pandemonium Claire hops up on a vehicle and starts yelling for her nephew making herself an easy target for the attacking pterosaurs.
When Zach and Gray first arrive on the island, they are standing on the dock. There are extras that pass them on the left. The scene cuts away and returns, and some of the same extras pass Zach and Gray again.
During the I. Rex attack of Gray and Zach in the gyrosphere, the vehicle is struck and sent spinning rapidly. The close-up of the boys suggests they feel little to no centrifugal force despite the speed of their spinning being evident from the wide shots. Their unrestrained heads remain upright and in control at all times.
After Gray and Zach have gotten the jeep running and are on the road back to the park. Gray looks into the mirror to see the pterosaurs flying above them. He taps on the dash for his brother to step on it. When you see Zach's shoe push on the gas he has clean shoes as well as clean shoe laces. This could not be because right before this they jumped into a lake, and were running through mud and dirt. His shoes should have been filthy.
When Claire's assistant is taken into the water and eaten by the giant dinosaur. The dinosaur opens his mouth, she goes in and he falls back into the water. Zach and Gray run to the side railing watching this in horror and the animals falls toward them. They should have been soaking wet almost being knocked off their feet by the splash but they are completely dry after watching this horrific scene.
The mosasaurus' scale changes continuously. At first it devours a large shark with ease, consuming the whole animal in just the tip of its jaws. Then later on in the film one of the escaped flying dinosaurs is eaten by it. The flying dinosaur is clearly roughly the size of a human in previous scenes, yet the mosasaurus' entire jaws only take up the size of the body of its prey, with the head and wings protruding looking relatively large in comparison. Then in the final act the mosasaurus bites the neck of the I. Rex with the I. Rex having seemingly comparatively similar dimensions to both the flying dinosaur and the shark from earlier in the film (the I. Rex's head when protruding from the mosasaurus' jaws is roughly the same size as the wing of one of the flying dinosaurs from earlier). Throughout the film the I. Rex is clearly depicted to be many times larger, consuming human victims in just one bite.
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When the aviary is breached and the Pterosaurs within terrorize the public, a crew of employees along with Pratt get into a small formation and begin to shoot them. At least one of the actors is shooting while his index finger is still in the "safe" position on the rifle.
Just before the raptor kills Hoskins in the lab at the end of the movie, three to four men are seen carrying sealed totes filled with dinosaur embryos. However, seconds later, the raptor charges into the lab and kills Hoskins. When Owen, Claire, and the boys flee the lab, they do not encounter any dead bodies in the hall. However, based on its prior behavior, the Velociraptor would have killed the men carrying the totes before entering the lab, and their bodies should have been lying in the hall/lab.
The Mosasaurus manages to grab the Indominus. The Indominus however is standing at the pavement where visitors can walk. Even with the safety fencing (damaged in the battle between the Rexes) intact, this is a severe safety risk which should never have been allowed, especially given the history of the park.
The control room is aware of the breaches in the aviary as soon as they happen, and can track their animals remotely, but doesn't warn guests to take shelter until the pterosaurs are directly over the crowd.