Oblivion mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Jack sets up the motorbike, he pivots the two bars forward and locks them to form the handlebars. A few shots later as Jack looks down at the sensor, you can see one solid handlebar, all the way across. (00:13:45 - 00:14:25)

Oblivion mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After Sergeant Sykes shoots Jack, Jack falls to the ground and you see the bullet roll off his protective vest and lay on the floor. Moments later when they pick Jack up, the bullet has vanished off the floor. (00:58:50 - 00:59:40)

Quantom X Premium member

Oblivion mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Jack is riding his motorbike past the deserted ships, there is a huge trail made on the ground. This trail continues to be made as he rides. But as soon as he drives over a hill and stops his bike, there is no visible trail in the background, only the ships are visible. (00:14:20)

Casual Person

Plot hole: The entire purpose of the clone teams on earth was to service drones. When Jack enters the Tesseract, there are thousands of them lined up in niches in the bulkheads. Further, one would think the alien craft would have the ability to constantly replenish them by the thousands. So there is zero actual need for the clone teams at all. And for that matter, given the drone power cores are powerful explosives, they could just be used to explode on disablement or proximity to kill the humans nearby.

More mistakes in Oblivion

Jack Harper: How can a man die better...
Sally: You don't have to die, Jack. She doesn't have to die.
Jack Harper: Everybody dies, Sally. The thing is, to die well.

More quotes from Oblivion

Trivia: At the start when the UNIVERSAL writing comes around the Earth, the TET can be seen in orbit.

More trivia for Oblivion

Question: Since the Moon is not gone, just broken into pieces, wouldn't this still provide the same mass, and hence the same gravitational attraction? Hard to see how the tidal effect would destroy the Earth without physically removing the Moon's mass. Makes a nice visual, but seems to fall flat on the science.

Answer: The gravitational pull of the broken moon is spread out, not concentrated in a single body, and therefore broader but weaker. This would alter the tides. Whether it would do so as depicted I can't tell you.

Phixius Premium member

More questions & answers from Oblivion

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.