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Continuity mistake: Kal-El's cradle arrives on earth, flies zooming past the Kents' car, which is driving in the opposite direction and crashes 500 meters behind the vehicle. The car keeps moving for about 200 meters and then pulls over. A brief shot shows an intact curb on the right. However, when Jonathan Kent gets out of the car, everything changes: The cradle has moved 700 meters and lays next to the car; and the immaculate field is now destroyed by a huge ditch.

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Continuity mistake: When Otis is reading the paper about the meteorite found in Addis Ababa, the amount of chocolate in the candy bar increases or decreases depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When leaving the Daily Planet for the first time together Clark gets stuck in the revolving door behind Lois. He lets her go through ahead of him and gets in the next section as the door revolves. Cut to the exterior of the Planet when they emerge (just before they meet Rex Reed) and Clark is in the same section of the revolving door as Lois.

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Continuity mistake: On the Golden Gate, the blue beetle skids and stops with the rear tyres on top of a painted white line. A frame later the car is on the middle on the white line.

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Continuity mistake: The lights on the heliport keep swapping from facing the ground to pointing at the sky between shots.

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Continuity mistake: The telephone poles close to the gap on the railroad disappear in the wide angles.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the cab arriving at the Daily Planet, the fruit stall has no van behind. Immediately afterwards, a van appears.

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Continuity mistake: In the extended version, when Superman talks with his father in the Fortress of Solitude about being a hero, one shot shows the crystals reaching up to Superman's waist. In the next shot they are at ankle level.

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Continuity mistake: In the football field, all the player pass in front of Clark and leave him alone. In the next angle a player is passing by again.

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Continuity mistake: At the police station, behind the fat cop there's a young cop picking up papers who walks to the left and stays there for a while. When the angle changes he reappears in the previous spot, repeating all the movements.

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Continuity mistake: When Luthor switches the snow machine off, a wide angle shows the chamber totally covered in snow and ice, but the close-up of the vents and the walls surrounding are spotless.

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Continuity mistake: During the Golden Gate Bridge crash sequence, a reversed shot of a life-sized 1972 Trans-Am braking hard is shown. The next shot shows a model car smashing into a model school bus, and the car is suddenly a 1965 Corvette. The fimakers have painted it red & white so it resembles the Trans Am. (Timecode is for Director's Cut)

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Continuity mistake: Liz places her kitty on her right shoulder and on the next shot the cat's gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Ms. Teschmaker rests her arm on the file cabinet, a white roll of paper appears and disappears.

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Continuity mistake: Before Superman lands on the sidewalk looking for Luthor, the aerial view shows no cars around. When he lands, the place is jammed.

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Continuity mistake: When the Hollywood sign is falling on the girls, a close view shows a girl very close to a letter while her friends run away. A split second later, from a wide angle, the girl has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: Lois leaves the gas station but the reflection of the glass shows it still there.

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Continuity mistake: When the three villains get trapped by the glass, Ursa's face and haircut are totally different.

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Continuity mistake: At the heliport, a cork bulletin board on the wall appears and disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the train is about to derail, we see a bunch of goats and donkeys under the bridge, with a kid dressed in jeans and a blue shirt, and a bearded man with a white jacket. When the shot changes, the man is wearing the kids' clothes and the boy has vanished.

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Continuity mistake: Right before Superman catches the burglar, he is standing in a steel intersection of the building. A second afterwards, he is in the middle of a window pane.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois is about to ride on the helicopter, there's a man in the background easy noticeable because he holds two very bright glowing sticks. When the angle changes to a ground level view of Lois's legs, the man disappears.

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Continuity mistake: On the Golden Gate, the school bus smashes a blue beetle car, a second later the car appears in perfect condition.

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Continuity mistake: When the helicopter is spinning around two men run towards the control room. In the next angle they're gone, only to appear entering several seconds later.

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Continuity mistake: The huge lamp post next to the bus on the Golden gate disappears when the bus is about to fall down.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the falling Hollywood sign, the girls are zooming away from the sign. Angle cuts brusquely and, though the sign keeps falling on top of them, the girls are now walking calmly forming a neat cue.

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Continuity mistake: When the gas station collapses, at first the roof falls down completely and covers the gas tanks, but in the next shot it's slightly laying sideways.

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Continuity mistake: When Hoover Dam is about to explode, there's a shot of a resort nearby. The people running close to the fallen umbrella differ between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Superman lands on the sidewalk looking for Luthor and a group of people gather closely together behind him. In the next shot, half a second later, they are standing way apart from each other.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman pulls Lois' car out of the quake hole, the camera then does some wide shots, rotating around the scene before Superman flies off. The damage to the front of the car changes in these shots.

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Continuity mistake: After the van crashes against the beetle car, the new angle shows the van in a different position.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman saves the train from derailing, there's a wide shot of the lead locomotive and it has just one small window on the side. In the immediate close-up there's a big window where the conductor peeps, and a sudden second window with a handle bar where another engineer shows up.

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Continuity mistake: When the cab arrives in front of the Daily Planet, the sidewalk in front of the office is empty. A split second later there are people everywhere.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois interviews Clark, the position of the glasses changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the cradle takes off, thousands of glasses fall on the floor, but the next travelling shot shows just four or five around the parents, and the rest of the floor clean.

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Continuity mistake: When Krypton is exploding, Superman's mother looses her balance and falls backwards. In a new angle a frame later she is up-straight loosing balance again.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman arrives at the dam, after chunks of concrete have exploded everywhere seconds before, there is barely nothing broken, except for some cracks on the wall.

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Continuity mistake: The cheerleading equipment is knocked down from the bench, but magically appears up on the next shot.

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Continuity mistake: The Hoover Dam breaks in many pieces with huge cracks everywhere. When Jimmy is hanging about to fall, from his POV there are just four tiny cracks.

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Continuity mistake: During the trial, Zod and Ursa swap places in a couple of brief shots.

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Continuity mistake: The first day in the Daily planet, Lois starts typing and a man is sitting beside her. In the following angle the guy is standing several meters in front of her.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning when Jor-El and the council pass judgement on the three criminals and the huge white dome starts to open, it stops about a third of the way. Long shot of the three criminals, it's completely open. Next shot it's back to a third of the way open.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark first meets Lois and the staff of the Daily Planet, he is wearing a handkerchief in his suit pocket. After using it to wipe up the spill from the soda, he stuffs it loosely back into the pocket when he exits Mr. White's office. A couple of shots later, it is neatly folded back into a triangle.

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Continuity mistake: At the police station, the counter swaps from being stacked with papers to semi empty when the angle changes.

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Continuity mistake: When Jimmy is rescued by Clark in the Hoover Dam, Jimmy's hair during the flight is way longer than when he was hanging.

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Continuity mistake: During the first scene inside Perry's office there's a radio on the background resting on a white book and a fat red volume. The white book changes positions depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois's car first runs out of gas, the car radio is running. When Superman comes back after turning back time, the radio is off.

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Continuity mistake: When the young soldier is about to reanimate Ms. Teschmaker his helmet is behind her arm. When the Captain lifts him up the helmet appears one meter away from the arm.

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Continuity mistake: Jor-El teaches about Einstein during Kal-El's voyage to Earth, but when Superman talks with him in the Fortress, Jor-El says "I will have been dead for many thousands of YOUR years".

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Continuity mistake: Superman's hands' position when holding the fuselage of the plane swap between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When young Clark is running next to a train, he passes by a pole on the ground. Half a second later the angle changes and he is inches away from the pole, which he passes by again.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman and Lois are being mugged in the alley, watch Clark's tie before and after entering; there's a thick blue coloured stripe near the knot, which later disappears.

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Continuity mistake: The first shot of Lois' red car shows it clean and shiny, a second later it's all dusty and dirty.

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Continuity mistake: When Luthor smashes the green car, its wreckage is different in the shot when the soldiers arrive: The hood is open wider and the windows are broken.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the football game, a guy with a cap tells Clark to have the clothes ready. But his lips are not in synch.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark Kent falls out of the window of the Daily Planet and turns into Superman you can see that he is still wearing slacks and not blue tights.

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Continuity mistake: By the cradle, Jor-El and her wife are standing a couple meters apart. In the next shot they appear closer together.

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Continuity mistake: While being mugged in the alley, Clark's gabardine keeps swapping between neatly folded to wrinkled between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Lex Luthor calls Superman and the dogs bark, a group of trash cans disappear from the right of the black and white dog.

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Continuity mistake: The close shot of the dogs and the garbage bins shows stuff on top of the bins. In the next angle they're gone.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois is hanging from the helicopter, she looks down and sees some cars on the pavement, by the entrance of the Daily Planet. From a ground view the cars are gone.

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Continuity mistake: The morning Clark leaves the home farm, the sky keeps changing throughout the sequence: Dawning, clouds, sunny, dawn again, cloudy, back to sunny.

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Continuity mistake: While Lois and Superman are being mugged in the alley, Lois kicks the thief and protects herself leaning with her face against the wall and her arms widely spread. A frame later, when Clark grabs the bullet, her arms are close to her head.

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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: In the extended version, in the scene where Martha is preparing breakfast, in the interior shot, she places a box of Cheerios on the table. Then she looks out the window at Clark. The shot changes to an exterior shot of her looking out the window, but the angle of the box of Cheerios has changed.

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Continuity mistake: In the extended edition, before Superman enters Lex's lair his hair is short, then when he's being shot at, his hair is much longer and bulkier. When he finally enters the place, it's back to short.

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Continuity mistake: The two cops are following Otis at Grand Central Station and two girls, one in yellow, pass by their left side. When the angle changes to a closer one, the girls are in the back and pass by again.

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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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Continuity mistake: Lois exits Perry's office and Clark enters to talk about salary. His hat swaps from facing up to down between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is about to jump in front of the train, there's a crossing sign shaped as an X. Depending on the shot the front upper left part is either bent and about to break, straight, or missing.

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Continuity mistake: When the Kent's stop the truck and see the cradle, the sky swaps from sunny and clear to heavily cloudy in a second.

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Continuity mistake: When Kent's father pulls over his car, he holds the steering wheel with his right hand on the top. From the side, barely a frame before, he has his left hand on the side.

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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: The way the bags are positioned in the Kent's pickup differs between the side and back angles.

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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: In Lex Luthor's lair, the bottles to the left of the TV broadcasting the news disappear in the following shot.

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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 hanging from the bridge, the damage on the school bus' hood is different 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: When Ms. Teschmaker is sunbathing, the trolley by her side is close to her thigh. In the wider angle is by her ankle.

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Continuity mistake: When Jimmy runs towards Hoover Dam his hair is long. A fraction of a second later it's very short.

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Continuity mistake: After Jor-el talks to Von-Dah he places his hands on a man's chest. In the following shot they're on his shoulders.

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Continuity mistake: In the gas station, the "closed" sign falls down but appears up in the next shot (you'll find it in the right side of the screen).

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Continuity mistake: Perry White shows newspapers with day shots of Superman, but he made his appearance at night.

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Continuity mistake: When the burglar falls from the building, his flashlight is sometimes swinging, but other times it's flat against his body revealing the camera was tilted.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois dies, Superman's face is covered in dirt. When he takes off and flies, it's clean.

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Continuity mistake: When the gas station falls down, watch the right side: A green car with an open hood suddenly gets replaced by a red car.

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Continuity mistake: When the school bus smashes the Golden Gate fence, the aerial shot from the back shows the fence complete, the shot from the front shows it smashed.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois dies, the first time Superman sees her the left side of her face has sand and rocks around her cheek. When the angle changes they are at shoulder level.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman avoids the train from derailing, the wide shot shows his cape fluttering but the close one not.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman moves the school bus away from the void, the wide shot shows a different fence and wreckage, with a long piece of fence missing. The close shot shows a missing space that is slightly bigger than the bus.

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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 Superman saves the wrecked plane, from the outside shots the window has droplets of water, but from the copilot's POV the glass is clean.

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Continuity mistake: The way the word Otisburg is written on Lex's map changes between shots.

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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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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.

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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.

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