Star Trek Beyond

Character mistake: When the elder Vulcans inform young Spock of the death of the older Spock, they show him a tablet that has him listed as "Second Officer - USS Enterprise." Spock was First Officer.

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Other mistake: When the saucer of the Enterprise finally crashes, all sorts of dust comes into the bridge through the big window at the front. Two mistakes here: 1. The very next shot shows that the dust cloud never actually reaches up to the bridge (which is in the middle of the saucer) and 2. Later in the movie, Kirk and Chekov escape the bridge, but to do so, they need to shoot the window out. So the dust couldn't have got in even if it had reached the bridge. Which it didn't. (00:32:25 - 00:51:30)

Friso94

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Suggested correction: The dust and debris seen isn't from hitting the dirt or ground. It came before when the saucer was crashing through the mountains and you see the entire top of the saucer covered in dust. But the debris didn't have to come from a window that was later shot out. It could have come from other widows or hull breaches, not to mention the fact that what we see is probably the interior of the ship itself.

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: During Kirk's birthday party at the end, Scotty's hair is a different style and colour than the rest of the film. He also has a beard, but there is no time for him to have grown one since this is supposed to be a few days after the battle with Krall.

Other mistake: When Krall boards the Enterprise, he lands his ship in the top of the saucer, but then later, Uhura separates the saucer from the neck of the ship with both her and Krall still inside it. And then when they are back on the planet's surface, they arrive there in Krall's very recognizable three-nacelled ship, whereas all of the other ships from that fleet only have two nacelles.

Friso94

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Suggested correction: The other ships were also taking Enterprise crew members, so there's no reason to think whoever was left to pilot Krall's ship couldn't pick up Krall and Uhura.

Bishop73

Kirk: We got no ship, no crew, how're going to get out of this one?
Spock: We will find hope in the impossible.

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Question: McCoy joins Kirk for a drink, revealing a bottle he found in Chekov's locker. Firstly, what was he doing in Chekov's locker? Secondly, what's with the two of them clinking glasses with a third drink? The locker and the clinking might suggest Chekov was dead, as they might have to fill in if Anton Yelchin had died before filming was complete, but that's not what happened. Chekov is very much alive in the next scene.

Matt Wills

Chosen answer: Why Bones might have been going through Chekov's locker is addressed in another answer. The third glass is not for Chekov - who, as you point out, is alive - it's in memory of Jim's dad, George Kirk, who (as Bones mentions in this scene and as shown in Star Trek 2009) died on the same day Jim was born. Because of this fact, Jim's birthday always reminds him of his dad's death, so they pour a glass, and raise a toast, in his honour every year.

Aerinah

The director reportedly said the 3rd glass was a late addition. Perhaps it can serve both purposes, the scripted intention as well as a subtle tribute. See #7 in https://www.empireonline.com/movies/features/star-trek-beyond-justin-lin-simon-pegg/.

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