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Superman III

Continuity mistake: In the junkyard, when Clark takes the iron lid and gets out of the hole, he leans on his right. In the following shot he is coming out again and repeating the movement.

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Continuity mistake: After evil Superman makes a hole on the side of the oil tanker, he flies away and we get to see a bird's eye view of the ship. But now the hole is gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Gus is falling from the building on his skis the sky changes colour from shot to shot.

Continuity mistake: When Superman enters the acid storage room we have a glance at the temperature needle and can see it is way to the right; but the chemist is calm and no alerts are active. Minutes later, before the place explodes, while Superman is freezing the lake, the lights in the room turn red and the chemist freaks out, but the needle is further from the danger zone than it was when we first saw it.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman extinguishes the flame on the toy penguin, it looks brand new, as opposed to the worn out look it had a couple seconds before.

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Continuity mistake: During the junkyard fight, the sky colour keeps changing from cloudy to sunny all the time.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the evil Superman flies into the junkyard, you can plainly see the wires from the harness.

Character mistake: When Richard Pryor is on the computer attempting to formulate Kryptonite to kill Superman, a screen shot of the computer shows the word "recieved." The I and E should be the other way around.

Factual error: The supercomputer has the British spelling 'Defence' written on it, instead of the American 'Defense', even though the movie takes place in the USA.

Sacha

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the blind man picks the painting machine, note that there are some water marks on the pavement going to the right. These are not visible in the next shot.

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Continuity mistake: The aerial view of the Grand Canyon shows Ross bending over to prepare his flying vehicle. In the next shot he is up.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is below the steel lid, the shadow he casts moves around depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman is swallowed by the super computer, red acid spills on the computer. Right before the acid breaks the floor, the computer is shown again, completely clean.

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Visible crew/equipment: Lighting screen reflected on the police car's trunk by the burning factory.

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Continuity mistake: When Jimmy takes the picture of the Stokis, he lifts his finger from the camera and raises his head. In the following angle he repeats every movement.

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Continuity mistake: When the penguins are on the floor, a wide shot shows a man picking two of them, each with each hand. The close-up shows his hands empty.

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Revealing mistake: At the chemical plant, while Superman is landing Jimmy Olsen, the crane that holds them in the air casts a shadow on the green truck behind.

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Continuity mistake: In the bar, while bad Superman is destroying the bottles, the way they are placed and the ones that are broken or undamaged keeps changing between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman arrives at Pisa for the second time, the sky changes from violet to blue.

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Continuity mistake: The lid that falls on Clark has a bumpy side. One of the shots shows the lid falling with the bump pointing at Clark's head. For the rest of the shots the bumpy part is on the left side.

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Continuity mistake: Bad Superman punches Clark and he lands by a car door. In the next shot the door has magically moved on top of him, which makes Clark take it off of him.

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Continuity mistake: In the Olympics ceremony, the file footage shows no people by the final steps to the cauldron. When the shot changes to the modern footage, a lot of people have suddenly appeared there.

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Revealing mistake: When Superman gets blown away by the bombs, he is being smashed onto the rocks. You can easily see that the rocks aren't real, but also that when he rises up again, you can see the cardboard rocks dent.

Revealing mistake: During the Pisa tower scenes, the sky is always the same, plus the balloons in the stall have the exact same position, revealing not only that the shot is a chroma, but that both scenes were shot the same day.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman struggles to stop being dragged by the computer, there is debris all over the floor. When the computer explodes the debris disappears.

Sacha

Revealing mistake: As Superman takes off from the coal mine, there are two dark lines over him. That was an attempt to mask out the wires.

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Revealing mistake: After getting blasted by the big missile, as Superman goes to leave the rock face, the surface flexes, showing it's fake.

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Revealing mistake: As Superman takes off from the junkyard, the background can be seen through him.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman takes Clark's glasses, he folds one arm of the glasses in. A moment later, that arm is extended, and he folds both arms and crushes them.

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Revealing mistake: After throwing Clark into the compacter, Evil Superman flies to the control booth. As he walks through the door, the background can be seen through him.

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