Continuity mistake: When the Evolution smashes into the gate in the boatyard it should have made a really big dent in the front of the car or at least a scratch on the bodywork. Yet in the next scene when you see it come to a stop in front of the Ferrari, the car is in perfect condition with no dents or scratches. (00:31:50)
Visible crew/equipment: Near the end, in a shot of Monica and the baddie (just before they get onto the boat) standing beside a large vehicle, the camera is quite close and then it tracks backwards. The reflection of the legs of the steadicam operator walking backwards as he moves the camera, is seen at the side of the car. (01:27:50)
Continuity mistake: In the very first racing scene, when they all go around the first turn and it shows them all struggling to hold their steering wheels through the turn, it shows an overview of the 4 cars. As you can see the pink Honda S2000, is in front, and to the left of the red Mazda RX-7. In the very next shot, the Honda S2000 is directly behind the RX-7. (00:08:20)
Continuity mistake: At the end of the first race, Brian speeds over the finish line then stops in front of Tej, and when the camera cuts to a wider shot of Tej the crowd is a few feet away from Tej in all directions, but in the following closeup Tej is now surrounded with people. (00:12:35)The-Immortal
Continuity mistake: When Brian and Roman are speeding down the highway to get to the boatyard, the camera cuts to inside police headquarters (I think). On the computer screen are two GPS signals (Brian and Roman), and it says 6th and 7th Street, but when it cuts to a wider angle it says 4th, 5th and 6th Street, indicating the screen has moved up instead of down. (Zoom is required.) (00:28:55)The-Immortal
Continuity mistake: In the first race scene after the jump, the gold car crashes into the sign head on, yet the whole back of the car is demolished, not the front. (00:12:45)
Continuity mistake: After Brian's Skyline is shot with the electric thing, when he hits a parking meter it shatters into smithereens and there is no damage or dents on his car. In the next shot his hood is bent up and his car is totaled. This is because the original scene was of Brian hitting something much more solid, however, Paul Walker who was doing the stunt himself, lost control and hit the parking meter. They didn't bother to retake as it looked much cooler. (Slow motion is required. DVD Special Features.) (00:14:55)
Continuity mistake: When Brian Roman and two of Verone's guys are at the trailer park close to the end, on the road through the trailer park there is a speed bump, yet when Roman sets the Dodge off on its own, there is a view of the road again, and the speed bump has vanished. (01:14:05)The-Immortal
Trivia: There is one error in the Tag Team race: the street is not that long. (I should know, because my dad works on that street.) In the movie, it took a little while to finish getting down that street which was unbelievable, especially at the speed they were going. In reality, if you were to race down that street from where they started (without turning back) it would take you an estimated eight to nine seconds.
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