Superman

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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Other mistake: In the extended version, there is a scene where the people are watching the news about Superman saving the chopper. The TV shows footage from below and from the other side of the building - no one could take that shot.

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Other mistake: At the time when Lois is on the train and sees Clark running alongside, she is about 8-10 years old. About 12 years later she is 30.

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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 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.

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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Character mistake: In the Air Force One scene, when lightning destroys one of the plane's engines, one of the pilots tells a co-pilot to inform Metropolis Airport that the president is on board the plane. The crew is unnecessarily repeating themselves: just a few moments before, they radioed in that "Air Force One" was on approach; the plane would only have that call sign if the president was on board.

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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 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 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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Superman: I'm here to fight for truth, justice and the American way.

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Trivia: When discussing his grand plans, Lex Luthor makes a throw-away line and names a country to be blown up apparently at random. Not quite so random - it was changed in each country of release.

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Question: Why didn't Superman spin the world (and time) backwards enough to prevent the nuke from exploding in the first place? Wouldn't that have saved a lot more lives?

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Answer: Just to clarify: Superman didn't spin the Earth backwards. We just see the world turning backwards when he went back in time. Of course this doesn't answer your question and it shows how difficult it is to write a good time travel story that doesn't leave the audience thinking of better ways to solve problems.

I guess the way they wrote it, Superman got to be the hero and also get the girl, not really too bad of an outcome.

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Answer: Well yes. This is actually a perfect thing to submit for a Stupidity. Cause it's just bad writing all around.

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