Vacancy (2007)

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Corrected entry: The police would have sent out back up after the officer did not report in anything, let alone not show up after being out for hours.

Correction: Different jurisdictions have different policies for how long to wait until they send out someone to check things out, especially if it's a small town that is generally pretty quiet, they may not send out someone right away. They may also be waiting for someone to finish what he is doing before he can check things out, I'm sure they didn't have a surplus of manpower. Also, given the whole point is that the motel is in the middle of nowhere, the policeman may have an incredibly wide area to cover, so will be away from the police station for extended periods of time. Also, given there is a ring of people in this area who are involved in these murders, it is quite possible one of them is on the police force, and so hushes up the disappearance of the cop.


Corrected entry: The rug covering the trap door in the bathroom was always replaced back over the door.

Correction: No, it wasn't. I was even looking for this because I thought they should do that, but they had no way to do it.

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Corrected entry: Luke and Kate question why the cop showed up initially without an adress. Calls, especially hang-ups, are traced and an officer is sent to check them out.

Correction: Character mistake, not a movie mistake. They just didn't know or realize that cops will trace a hang-up.

Nick Bylsma

Corrected entry: Luke Wilson looks at (and seems to grab) the shotgun in the police cruiser, yet when he and the lady run from the car, he is not carrying it.

Correction: Maybe he couldn't get it unlocked from the holder, shotguns in police cars are usually secured in transport.

Corrected entry: When the police officer is searching the room, he flicks the light switch on and off and there's no power, yet he manages to see a video being played on the television.

Correction: Meaning that the fuse for the lighting circuit has blown, but the fuse for the circuit used by the appliances in that room are intact. Not a mistake.

Corrected entry: The apple, that had been left in the car, was discovered in the bathroom giving rise to the question of a hidden access - yet the trapdoor was discovered under a neatly replaced rug.


Correction: Holding the rug just right as you close the door would, with practice, allow one to cause it to land neatly covering the door.

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Corrected entry: When Luke and Kate go back into the underground tunnels they head up and into a shop. Luke covers the trap door with what looks like a pretty solid and heavy desk. The mechanic seems to lift the door covered with the desk with ease and manages to hold it up for periods of time to take stabs at them.

Correction: The mechanic could be extremely strong, if you are very strong you would be able to lift the desk.

Continuity mistake: When the car dies on the side of the road the headlights are off, but when Amy gets out of the car to go with David you catch the headlights shutting off.

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