Superman

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.

Revealing mistake: When Otis first arrives in Luthor's lair beneath the train station, he knocks a table lamp over. When the lamp shade comes off the lamp, the bright, exposed light bulb then dims to a less-distracting level for filming purposes. Otis then replaces the shade upon the lamp, and the bulb then instantly goes back to its original level of brightness, so that it will look appropriately illuminated through the shade. The bulb's brightness was manipulated off-screen to conform with the needs of the bulb's effect on the scene.

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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Visible crew/equipment: During the first scene in the Daily Planet, after Lois exits Perry's office saying "You forgot my report", two big stage lights get reflected on the left glass door.

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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 Lex and Otis are talking with the lieutenant and his crew at the bridge, the sun changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: In the extended version, where Martha is preparing breakfast, 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 there is a pitcher of milk next to the box of Cheerios that was not there before.

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Continuity mistake: While Lex is telling Superman his plans with the missiles at his home, he is touching his cane with both hands then only then both hands back again.

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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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