Revealing mistake: When Indy and Mutt ride on the bike in the college gardens, there's a wide aerial angle that reveals that the distance to the red banner is very short, yet in every following angle they're repeating the same route over and over again (3 times at least) to make it look way longer and increase the suspense.Sacha
Factual error: In the bar fight scene, a voice yells out "get that greaser!" just before the fight breaks out. However, the term 'greaser' (used to describe a leather jacket wearing youth of the 1950's) was not used to describe this clothing style until later decades - at the time they were called "hoods". (00:31:45)
Continuity mistake: When the race begins between the staff car and the hot rod, they immediately pull away from the convoy, as is logical. However, in the next shot the convoy is right behind the staff car again - which is still accelerating racing the hot rod. When the convoy pulls off the main road towards Area 51, the convoy again is right behind the staff car. (00:01:40)Doc
Dean Charles Stanforth: We seem to have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away.
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