Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Trivia: While the police officers are watching the football game, they hear from the radio "Delta Charlie 27". That's the number of Detective Comics from 1939 where Batman has his first appearance.


Trivia: When the crime lab calls for Lois, we see a nameplate on the cubicle wall saying "Liz Ritenour. Photo Editor." Ritenour is an assistant in the art department for the film, as well as the upcoming Justice League film.


Trivia: Lex Luthor's prison garb has the prisoner number of 16-TK421. TK421 is a reference to Star Wars when Luke and Han take on Stormtrooper disguises.


Trivia: Superman's coffin is black with a silver "S" logo. When Superman returned from the dead during the Death and Return of Superman story in the '90s, he wore a black suit with a silver "S" on it.


Trivia: Emmet Vale, the guy who found the Kryptonite, is in the comics the creator of Metallo, a DC supervillain.


Trivia: During Batman and Superman's fight scene, there is a shot of some graffiti that says "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?", which is Latin for, "Who watches the watchers?" This is a reference to "Watchmen", which was also directed by Zack Snyder, and also references the theme of both films.

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Trivia: In a deleted scene near the end of the film after Luthor is arrested, a guard calls Luthor prisoner AC231940 and tells him to turn around. Action Comics #23 was Lexus Luthor's first appearance in 1940.

Trivia: Dr. Silas Stone refers to the Mother Box recovered by S.T.A.R. Labs as government object #6-1982. Cyborg's first ever solo comic, Tales of the New Teen Titans #1 (which detailed his origins), was released in June, 1982.


Trivia: On Bruce Wayne's bulletin board, there is a photo of Superman holding up a car, very similar to the cover of Superman #1 in 1938. There is a similar picture of Superman on Wally's wall.


Trivia: During Batman's weird little nightmare/dream sequence the strange symbol carved into the desert there is Darkseid's, while the winged creatures flying around are his Parademon minions.


Trivia: The Superman statue has on one of its walls the Action Comics #1 that was the first appearance of Superman.


Trivia: Perry White tells Clark Kent "it's not 1938," which is the year of Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman.


Trivia: In the building where Bruce uses the green spear, there is a column with a question mark on it - a reference to the Riddler.


Trivia: On the building where Batman and Superman fight there is a column that has "Joe Kerr" on it.

Trivia: When Batman rams the first car in the big chase scene, a faint Wilhelm scream can be heard as it's flipping over.


Trivia: Superman has only 43 lines in the movie.

Trivia: When the painting in Lex's office is turned upside down and the demons are descending from the sky, they bear a striking resemblance to Darkseid's Parademons. A possible/likely foreshadowing for the Justice League movie.


Trivia: The backdrop for the battle against Doomsday is actually Stryker's Island, a prison in the DC Universe named after real-life Rikers Island.


Trivia: In the film General Zod's home is identified as being Kandor, a city on Krypton that was eventually stolen by Brainiac, shrunk, and hidden in a bottle for observation. In the comics, both Zod and Jax-Ur (who was referenced in Man of Steel) lived in Kandor at some point.


Trivia: When Batman hits a car with the Batmobile, he sends it flying and a Wilhelm scream can be heard.


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