Superman

Continuity mistake: When Ms. Teschmaker is watching the Metropolis news, the glass by the TV swaps from being behind the sun-lotion cream to in front of it.

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Continuity mistake: When Luthor takes the kryptonite out of the box, from a side view he holds it at waist level, from a front shot he holds it at chest level.

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Continuity mistake: In the wheat field, the clothes inside the cocoon change from being tucked inside a corner to visible.

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Continuity mistake: By the craddle, Jor-El's hands are appart, a frame later they're holding the crystal.

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Continuity mistake: When baby Clark is greeting the Kents inside the cocoon, Martha's hands change from resting on the sides to up.

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Continuity mistake: In the footbal field, one of the megaphones that Clark kicks down appears on the bench in the following shot.

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Continuity mistake: When the truck falls on Jonathan Kent, the way Martha holds him changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the player takes Susie with him, a bucket appears from nowhere on the right side of the bench.

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Continuity mistake: When the football game ends, Clark is holding a bundle of towels. A frame later, the towel is neatly folded.

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Continuity mistake: Before Superman enters Luthor's lair, Teschmacher is laying on the couch and a bottle of Ambre Solaire is facing straight close to the TV. In the next shot the bottle is turned to the left.

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Continuity mistake: After Lex Luthor opens the box with Kryptonite, Superman leans with both arms on a table. A second later he's leaning with just one arm.

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Continuity mistake: The first day Clark Kent works in the Daily Planet, he sits by his desk and then a close-up shows Lois placing her hair behind her ear. In the next shot the hair has changed and is now is covering her ear.

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Continuity mistake: The day young Clark Kent leaves his parents' home, there's a shot where mother is watching him from inside the house. The clouds and sky colour reflected on the glass is different to the one we see in the following angle.

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Continuity mistake: After Jor-El places the green crystal on Khal-El pod, it keeps changing place.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman catches the cat burglar, when viewed from inside the window the soles of his boots are red. After Superman saves Lois and flies away from the daily planet building his soles are black.

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Suggested correction: After he flies away from Lois, the bottoms of his boots are visible for only a couple of frames. Mistakes that require freeze framing are not valid.

Continuity mistake: Just after Supes heard Lex with the ultrasound, he flies down to the street but at the last second he disappears.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman gets soaked in Lex's pool he also gets his hair wet and messy, but when he flies up his hair is dry and combed and his clothes are dry.

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Continuity mistake: The blanket used by baby Kal El to get to earth is red, blue and gold. When he lands it's just red.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lifts the plane during the storm, after the pilot asks what's going on, the copilot glances at the window grabbing its side. From the opposite angle he is away, repeating all movements.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark shows Perry a white paper with directions of where to send the payroll, the way he holds the paper differs between shots.

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Factual error: When Clark speaks to Jor-El for the first time in the Fortress, Jor-El says "I will have been dead for many thousands of your years..." Fine in theory - Baby Kal-El travelled to Earth at above light speed so time passed differently for him. However, as such, wouldn't Jor-El have seen Earth as it was thousands of years ago? Which also makes there a problem with all the things Kal-El was taught during his voyage to Earth, as Jor-El references Einstein by name, for instance, and he would not have existed at the point when Jor-El sent him to Earth.

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Lex Luthor: We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.

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Trivia: The famous (or infamous) New York City blackout of 1977 occurred during location shooting for "Superman." According to director Richard Donner, cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth mistakenly believed he had caused the blackout by plugging in a spotlight to a lamppost while filming.

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Question: Superman says to Lois in the interview that he never lies. Is the fact that he never lies something he has decided to do or is something that all the people from Krypton have the inability to do? If it is something that the people from Krypton have the inability to do, then how come at the beginning of the movie when Jor-el is telling the Krypton council that the planet is going to explode, no-one believes him?

Answer: Superman has chosen to use his powers on Earth for the good of mankind. It would seem that lying to them would be an unneccessary thing to do, so it appears to be a personal choice. Interesting trivia: the closest he comes to lying is when he tells Lex Luthor to get Zod and company into the molecule chamber in the second film. Listen closely, he only says that it is a molecule chamber that takes away their powers, he never actually says that being inside will make them lose them, only that he wants Luthor to get them to go into it.

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That may be the closest "Superman" comes to lying, but Clark Kent does appear to lie. After the mugging scene in the first movie, Clark tells Lois the contents of her purse, and when asked how he knew (obviously from his X-ray vision), he says "wild guess" which was a lie.

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Not only that but, he spent his whole life pretending to be ordinary so, in fact, he spent his whole life living a lie.

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