xXx (2002)

Goofs (50)

  • Continuity

    The black eye and broken nose of Polk, the head-butted agent, are healed only a few days later on the bridge for the climax of the movie.

  • Continuity

    When the Czech cop is sitting opposite Xander and lifts a gun to shoot him, the gun alternates between resting in his lap in long shot and raised in his hand in close-up shots.

  • Factual errors

    After Yelena shoots Milan Sova, she checks his pulse to see if he is truly dead. She does so wearing thick leather gloves, which would make it impossible to feel a pulse.

  • Factual errors

    When everyone is pinned-down by the sniper, Xander grabs the heat seeking rocket and says, "That son of a bitch is smoking". The rocket, if it were really heat seeking, wouldn't detect something so small as a cigarette much less turn at a near 90 degree angle to hit the guy smoking it.

  • Factual errors

    Yelena is an agent of the Russian FSB (Fedaral'naia Sluzhba Bezopasnosti - Federal Security Service). FSB is charged with internal security in Russia (like the FBI in the US or MI-5 in the UK). A Russian "agent" working outside of Russia would work for the SVR (Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki).

  • Plot holes

    During the final scenes, Gibbons orders that Ahab be fired on to destroy the weapons aboard, sacrificing one city, rather than ten. After receiving word that a car is chasing Ahab, rather than canceling the airstrike, Gibbons places himself at the epicenter of the weapons blast zone, ensuring his own death if the driver turns out not to have been Cage.

  • Plot holes

    After the gentleman who was going to torture them blows up, Xander calls the other two gentleman that he was ejected from the plane with by name. At no time shown did they spend enough time together (conscious) to learn each others names.

  • Revealing mistakes

    Once all the scientists have been killed by the poisonous gas, there is a shot of a gauge indicating the amount of poison gas in the air. The gage is marked with units of kPa (Kilopascals), a unit of pressure. Hardly able to measure the lethality of the air.

  • Revealing mistakes

    Towards the end of the film, Xander's 1967 Pontiac GTO is heavily customized by his agency and receives custom exhaust sidepipes as one of the modification. However, you can still obviously see the car's tailpipes sticking out the back.