Superman

Continuity mistake: The first wide shot of Superman arriving at the broken railway shows no logs hanging. The close shots, and then on, do show logs.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois exits the alley where Clark grabs the bullet, her hair is much shorter than when she entered.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman arrives at the ditch by the railway, the gap is 3 times his length. In the next shot the gap has shrunk and now measures exactly Superman's height.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is in Luthor's lair and Lex calls Ms. Teschmaker , the lamp on the floor changes from lit to unlit depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman walks to Luthor's lair, the amount of snow on the bridge of the snow-chamber differs between the CCTV shot and the one from the inside.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman breaks Luthor's door, on Lex's table a map is resting on a sculpture on the left. From a back shot, it isn't.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is shot by the mugger, his hat falls down. In the next shot, while Lois is screaming, you can see him taking his hat off.

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Continuity mistake: When the council tells Jor-El not to worry them, a bald man standing in the back changes positions between shots.

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Continuity mistake: The position of the baby when his mother holds him by the cradle differs in the wide and close shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Clark runs by the train, a girl in a moving car stands up. In the next angle, a split second later, she is sitting down.

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Continuity mistake: When the lady of Lex Luthor is in a red dress pretending to be unconscious on the road we see her legs flat on the ground, then in the next shot one leg is standing up.

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie when Superman pulls Lois Lane out of the car and she's already dead, she is very dirty all over because of all the dirt that "drowned" her. In the following shot when Superman is done crying over her and leaves her on the ground to reverse time so that she will come to life again, her clothes are all white and shiny.

Revealing mistake: In several scenes Superman has fillings in his teeth.

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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.

Jazetopher

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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