Man on a Ledge

Man on a Ledge (2012)

8 mistakes - chronological order

(4 votes)

Continuity mistake: Early in the movie Nick is being interviewed by a woman and there is a cup in front of her to the left when the camera faces her. When you get a shot from behind the cup mysteriously movers to straight in front of her and back to it's original place in the next shot, again with the camera facing the woman. (00:04:05)


Continuity mistake: When Joey and Angie enter the rooftop of the building across from the hotel, he stops a vent fan, and bends a blade back so they can get through it. The blade is positioned at about 30° from horizontal, pointing up. Yet in consecutive shots, watching them go through it, it changes position to pointing about 20° down, then back again. (00:36:30)


Character mistake: In the scene where the news helicopter comes in close to the building and causes high winds that almost blow 'Joe Walker' off the ledge, Detective Lydia Mercer calls him "Nick". She doesn't know his real name at this point. (00:38:30)

Factual error: At the beginning of the film, Nick gazes up at the Roosevelt Hotel. The camera pans up and we can count the number of floors - 18. Yet, during the film, Nick is purported to be on the 21st floor.


Continuity mistake: When Joey is on one knee removing the panel outside the vault room his underwear can be seen showing above his jeans, and it appears to be black. However, shortly afterwards when he is urgently packing away his equipment, his underwear is light green with a white waist. When he drops back down from the air vent his underwear once again shows as being black.


Plot hole: They can't find any fingerprints from Nick, but there seem to be quite a few. The door handle and more importantly the window and the sill that he opens to get out.

Continuity mistake: During the first few shots, when Nick first climbs out onto the ledge, the number on the roof of the white bus changes from 3438 to 3173.


Nick Cassidy: Today is the day when everything changes. One way or another.

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