Fast & Furious 8

Fast & Furious 8 (2017)

16 mistakes

New this month Continuity mistake: When Dom is taking the panels off the car at the start, his cousin goes to take a sip of coke. Camera changes and his hand is down by his side.

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Cypher is explaining what brought her to Cuba, she is looking at Dom. Camera changes and now she is facing away from Dom.

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A Demon

Factual error: The Akula class submarine is an attack class submarine, not an SSBN (Missile Carrier).

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Factual error: Roman is completely submerged in ice cold water and is trapped in his car when pulled out, he would be suffering from hypothermia by the end of the chase but is completely unaffected by it.

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Plot hole: The nuclear codes are stolen and the Russian guy holding them was let go by Dom. He would contact his government to let them know and the codes changed. Cypher would also know this so her plan is flawed.

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Suggested correction: Russia lost a number nuclear weaponry to Russian militants. They would be resistive to government request to deactivate those weapons.

Factual error: A submarine's propeller is made for propelling it through water, not air. Activating the engine while the submarine is propped up on land will not cause it to move.

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throcko

Deliberate mistake: The coordinates listed for Hobbs' soccer game (34.1381N, 118.3534W) at the beginning are not actually a wooded suburban area with a recreational field, but are in fact the longitude and latitude for the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Los Angeles.

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Vader47000

Plot hole: Using an EMP to disable the security at the base would render anything electrical useless, computers, cars, cameras, anything with a micro chip in it. Firing a EMP directly under something you want to steal like a submarine is completely stupid - Cypher would know this.

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Continuity mistake: While everybody hooks Dom the sun on the floor changes between shots.

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oswal13

Factual error: When the EMP goes off - apart from the obvious like the ridiculous shockwave...it causes the big gates to fall down. This is a unsecure security principal called "Failing open." I highly doubt that a secure military station would "fail open." Instead if would fail closed - ie if something went wrong then the defense systems would default to being closed and impenetrable.

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Factual error: The Russian submarine is propped up on steel supports with its propeller well out of the water, so there is no way it could have been launched so quickly. Filling a dry dock and launching usually takes several hours.

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GillBill

Factual error: At the end of the film where the gang are trying to outrun the submarine, it should be noted that submarines cannot travel much faster than about 40mph when submerged, let alone above water/icebreaking. Yet it is shown at least keeping pace with the Fast and Furious heroes.

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Suggested correction: It's also likely the cars wouldn't be going much faster over rough ice and snow. Look what happened when Tej first hit the ice in the Lamborghini because he was going too fast.

rswarrior

Factual error: Throughout the "Manhattan" race scenes, it is obvious that the location is nowhere near New York. The wide two-way streets, west coast-style traffic signals, street furniture, and architecture look nothing like Manhattan.

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throcko

Continuity mistake: Prison scene - Jason Statham jumps over the first rail and lands with his right hand on ground. He would have rolled over his right shoulder, but when it cuts to him he rolls on his left shoulder. Next rail he jumps over and right when his feet hit the ground his bracelet is on his left wrist, but it's previously been on his right.

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Continuity mistake: Near the end, the Russian chase vehicle fires a grenade at Hobbs' vehicle. The tube on the top far right is used and can be seen open. When that same vehicle goes for the second shot at Hobbs, the tube that was used before is unused now. When Dom hits the vehicle shortly after that there is a very close shot that shows that despite having just fired another round the array of tubes is again unused.

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New this month Suggested correction: There are at least 2 vehicles with grenade tubes on them.

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Other mistake: How did "Cipher" get in her car and drive off without replacing the fuel linkage and putting down the hood?

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New this month Suggested correction: You see her replace the fuel linkage and you don't see the car as it drives off so you can't say for definite if the hood was down.

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