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.

Sacha

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

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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.

oswal13

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.

oswal13

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.

oswal13

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.

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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.

Cubs Fan

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.

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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.

Sacha

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

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Trivia: Jeff East, who plays teenage Clark Kent, was dubbed over with Christopher Reeves' voice. The only time Jeff's actual voice is heard is when he shouts in excitement after jumping past the speeding train.

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Question: Why, in the 3 hour TV version of the movie, does Luthor waste time on that elaborate trap if he already knows, from reading Lois' interview, that bullets, fire, and cold won't stop Superman?

Rob245

Answer: He wanted to see for himself if the stories were true. Some reporters tend to exaggerate the facts and if he had any other weaknesses. He couldn't be sure the kryptonite would work.

While I don't exactly disagree that Lex wanted to see for himself how invincible Superman is, I don't think that's the main reason why he did it. The bullets and fire were simply a charade to make it look like this was his security system. Keep in mind, he wanted Superman to enter his lair because the real trap was the Kryptonite that he had in the lead box.

jshy7979

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