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. (00:53:15 - 00:54:15)


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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Revealing mistake: After saving Jimmy from falling to the dam, during the flying sequence a couple of wires are seen between them.

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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.

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".

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.


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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Revealing mistake: In the extended version, when Luthor fires snow at Superman, the icicles bounce, rather than shatter, revealing they are some type of foam or plastic balls.

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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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Revealing mistake: When in the prison yard, Luthor's bald cap is hanging loose around his nape.

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

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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.

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

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Trivia: To get the muscular build required to play Superman Christopher Reeve went on a training regime supervised by David Prowse who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars trilogy.

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Question: When Superman went back in time to save Lois, doesn't that mean that the people that he had originally saved are now doomed to die?


Chosen answer: No. Because the version of him *before* he time-traveled is still out doing those things. The REAL question is, what happens to that Superman, seeing as Lois no longer dies and he has no reason to travel back in time.

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Answer: There are generally two methods of time travel. Skip vs Slide. When you slide through time, you are in essence rewinding or fast forwarding a tape. Time will accelerate to the desired moment. This method, the traveler will witness the rewind and will only allow one of them to exist. When skipping, you are plucking yourself from the time stream and placing yourself in the desired moment. This method, travel is instantaneous and can allow for multiples of the traveler to exist at once. Superman rewound time. He used the slide method and went directly to Lois after doing so. This means those he previously saved...died after his reversal.

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