Movie Goof (continuity error): Goose falls on his left leg during his crash in the opening chase scene. In his next scenes, he has a cast on his right leg.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When Jessie walks to the car Max is repairing she is wearing sneakers. When she walks around to the passenger side of the car she has on boots with sheepskin trim. When she walks off to the beach she is wearing the deck shoes again.
Movie Goof (continuity error): During the climatic scenes, the cloud cover changes from shot to shot. It varies from overcast to clear.
Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): When Jessie finds Cundalini's hand hanging from the back of the van, a crew-members fingers can be clearly seen holding the chain up.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When Max is playing with the rubber mask to cheer up a "not grumpy" Jessie before he goes to see Goose, the baby (Sprog) in the background has different toys in his left hand each time we see him. When Max takes off the mask, Sprog has a brick, ball or similar object that he can clearly lift, and the plush toy is behind him, out of reach. When Max jumps onto the table, we see Sprog in close-up holding the barrel of Max's service revolver. Then after Jessie tells Max to "get out of here" Sprog now has the plush toy.
Movie Goof (continuity error): During an early chase sequence the yellow police car can be seen upside down in two shots before it crashes.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When Max takes the black interceptor to hunt down the Toecutter and his gang, he first comes up behind them on a road with a dashed white lines in the center and the road is lined with trees on both sides. This continues for as far as the viewer's eyes can see. When he spins up the supercharger in the next scene to run down the bikers, the road has changed to one with no lines in the middle, is narrower, and has open fields on each side.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When Max hears Jessie screaming when she's being chased by bikers in the woods, he grabs his rifle and runs towards here with no shoes on. In the next sequence, after Max takes a few steps towards the woods, he's wearing shoes.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When Max and Jessie first take off for their vacation, it's just the two of them (no baby). There's no baby anywhere when they're on the beach initially either. The baby first appears at the gas station, when Jessie tells Max that she's going to buy an ice cream cone.
Movie Goof (continuity error): The Goose's wreck is caused by his rear wheel locking up. As he and the bike fly off the road, the rear wheel is still spinning.
Movie Goof (revealing mistake): Wire visible when Max shoots biker about to run him over.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When the old woman locks the bikers in the barn there are two doors. She locks the bikers in the left one. When she runs to the car, we see the right door, which is open, not the left door.
Movie Goof (crew or equipment visible): When the Nightrider crashes in the beginning a chain can be seen pulling his car into the disabled truck.
Movie Goof (continuity error): After the old lady locks the gang inside that barn the door is locked. When she is running to the car after that you can see the door is wide open, in the next seen it shows the door closed again.
Movie Goof (continuity error): When Roop is aiming the shotgun at the Nightrider in the opening chase, his grip on the gun changes from one-handed to two-handed between shots.
Movie Goof (revealing mistake): When the Holden Monaro that the Nightrider has stolen passes the camera, at close range in one scene, we can see that the exhaust tips of the car are actually just dangling on the car and aren't actually connected at all.
Movie Goof (continuity error): The explosion of the Nightrider's car erupts a few frames before contact.
Movie Goof (errors in geography): The reflection in max's glasses when he is waiting for the night rider.. it shows the dirt road that he just left, and the same shot is seen earlier as well
Movie Goof (continuity error): When the bikers ride into the town to pillage, one of them takes off a green helmet, but in the next shot he is wearing it again.
Movie Goof (continuity error): In the beginning of the movie, the camera pans toward Roop while he is sitting atop the concrete wall looking thru the riflescope, it can be seen that his left pants leg is cut/damaged above the knee. Next scene he is running toward the police car, there is no damage to the pants The van did NOT have any indicator on.
Movie Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): SPOILER: At the end of the movie, when Max finds Johnny the Boy, he puts his shotgun to Johnny's head and we hear a gun being cocked. However, Max's shotgun has no external hammers and can't be thumb-cocked. (Max could be disengaging the safety, but there are two distinct clicks instead of one.)