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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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Trivia: Superman has only 43 lines in the movie.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Trivia: The haggard appearance of Superman after the explosion in space is taken from the Dark Knight Returns comic/animated film.

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Trivia: Anatoli Knyazev is known to comic book fans as the KGBeast, because he was created in 1988 when that was what you named these kinds of villains. Anatoli has appeared in non-beastly form in a number of episodes of Arrow, as well.

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Trivia: Gal Gadot only has 16 lines in the entire film.

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Trivia: The lightning tornado dream sequence echo voice thing is the DC Extended Universe version of The Flash, The Flash appearing in mysterious form, kind of like a dream, and possibly from a different point in time, is very much a reference to Crisis on Infinite Earths where Flash was appearing to various heroes trying to warn them of what was to come while he was busy dying later in the story fighting the very same threat.

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Trivia: Batman's regular and armoured suits in the film are very close in design to those from Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns.

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Trivia: S.T.A.R. Labs is a research facility originated in Superman #246 some 45 years ago, and currently a key component of CW's The Flash TV series. The lab was also the employer of Silas Stone in Teen Titans - and it's Silas who we see creating Cyborg at the lab in that truly spine-tingling video recording on Diana's laptop.

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Trivia: When Batman is at Gotham Docks, lying in wait at the wheel of the Batmobile as the Kryptonite is unloaded, the warehouse he is hidden in bears the name Nicholson Trading Co., a reference to Jack Nicholson's legendary take on the Joker in Batman.

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Trivia: The suit in batman's cave belongs to Jason Todd, the second Robin.

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Trivia: SPOILER ALERT Superman dies in the film in a very similar way that he does in the Death of Superman comic book.

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