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Anachronisms 

The Jaguar at the beginning of the movie is OU16 LVA. The 16 on UK number plates means the car was registered between March 2016 and end of August 2016. Shortly after, the movie moves to two years later which at the time of writing is the future assuming the film is set in present day. If no other dates are referenced, there is no reason why the film must be set on the day it is made, or released ; but if the 16 is valid, then the later scenes would have some UK number plates with 18, 68 etc.
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Character error 

When Michael Bryce is preparing to pick the lock of the Mercedes, his pick kit has tools used on house-type locks. "Wigglers," used to pick automotive locks, are not in his kit. If the character is adept at lock picking, he should know his picks aren't the right type.

Continuity 

At the beginning of the movie "The President" steps out of the car into fresh mud. But there is already a sliver of fresh slimy mud on the shoe as he steps from the car. Take #2 perhaps..?
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During the climax fight scene featuring the helicopter, the henchman can be seen firing an H&K G36 from the exterior but when the camera switches to interior, he's shooting the compact variant (H&K G36c) instead. This happens multiple times over the course of four cuts.
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At the Beginning of the movie Ryan Reynolds is equipping himself with a pair of pistols concealed behind the large Flat panel display, then a phone and car keys from the table. Between a few cuts he can be seen wearing two different watches, an Omega Speedmaster Chronograph and a Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon.
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When Darius jumps from the building, while Michael says "no" Darius is in handcuffs, but when he is falling from the building, he clearly has no handcuffs but after falling they magically reappear.
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Darius Kincaid has a bandage on his right hand when mercenaries attack his and Michael Bryce's car on a countryside road, but the bandage disappears in the next scene when he is walking across a cow pasture.
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Errors in geography 

There isn't a single mountain in Belarus, yet there's one shown one at the beginning of the movie.
The International Court of Justice, as seen on screen, is poorly photo-shopped on Dam square in central Amsterdam.
Before Michael and Darius get dropped off at the Dover-Amsterdam ferry by the van full of nuns, out of the window in the background you can see the NEMO Science Museum, which is actually in Amsterdam, not in Dover. The van is clearly driving through Amsterdam, but after they get dropped off the movie continues like they just took the ferry from Dover to Amsterdam.
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Factual errors 

When Professor Asimov testified at the trial that Dukhovich killed his wife and child, Dukhovich's attorney objected that this was hearsay and the court granted the objection and excluded the testimony. The testimony was not hearsay. Hearsay is testifying about what someone else said happened. Asimov was testifying about events that he directly witnessed and the testimony should have been allowed.
Belarus never signed or acceded to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Therefore the ICC lacks jurisdiction to try Vladislav Dukhovich for his crimes.
Car airbags all have two large (approx 5cm/2") holes in the back so the airbag deflates almost immediately after a crash. This is why airbags ALWAYS appear deflated in wrecked cars, so there was no need to shoot holes in the airbags, and indeed the bags would already have been mostly deflated by the time Samuel Jackson shot holes in them.
The helicopter leaving the hospital would not have been red and white in the Netherlands. The right color is bright yellow.
Contrary to the way it is frequently portrayed in popular culture, Interpol is not a supranational law enforcement agency and has no agents who are able to make arrests.[20] Instead, it is an international organization that functions as a network of criminal law enforcement agencies from different countries. The organization thus functions as an administrative liaison among the law enforcement agencies of the member countries, providing communications and database assistance, assisted via the central headquarters.
While the chase scene in The Hague partially takes place in a metro station, in real life the city does not have a metro network. There are two underground tram stops, but these do not correspond to the station depicted.
The police cars in The Netherlands are completely different to the ones being used in the film. The original police cars are always coloured white with blue and orange stripes.
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There's no subway nor aqueduct in The Hague (where the final chase takes place).
One shot shows a highway sign indicating "Den Haag 20 km". Dutch highway signs never mention the unit for distance, so a real sign would have said "Den Haag 20"
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During the trial scene, Samuel Jackson's character requests that a court employee access an FTP site to show some evidence. The employee accesses the server and displays some images. FTP servers are like file cabinets and do not display documents, only store them.
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Dutch license plates containing the letter C are reserved for diplomatic license plates and as the combination CD (Corpse Diplomatique) only.
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The building of the ICC is the very old building. The ICC moved to another building and now even since 2015 to yet another building.
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Typo: In the credits a driver for MR Yung is listed, this should have been MS Yung.
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Miscellaneous 

Kincaid and Bryce take a ferry from Dover to Amsterdam. There is no ferry from Dover to Amsterdam and hasn't been for years.
When Salma Hayek's character, Sonia, is being questioned in her cell. She is sitting lotus position in the chair, left on top of right leg. In a different camera angle her legs are crossed the opposite direction.
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs 

When he first appears, Kincaid is shown in leg irons in Manchester. Leg irons are illegal throughout Europe and are not used. Officially. However, being illegal doesn't means they aren't used, unofficially. Kincaid's wife was being held for no lawful reason, and was going to be released in return for his cooperation ; further examples of illegal practice.

Revealing mistakes 

When Kincaids prison transport is getting ambushed, all bullet holes look the same. One of them even appears on the plastic front grille of one of the police cars, while it has a bullet-into-metal texture to it.
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The Netherlands' emergency services and police vehicle striping is not correct. The striping is red and blue not with blocks. Policelogo is not correct and the police uniforms are different. Also the Locations in the Netherlands are filmed in Bulgaria or somewhere in east Europe. They photo-shop it terrible. On Location they use wrong traffic-signs ,posters and advertising.
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