Superman

Revealing mistake: On the Golden Gate bridge, the beetle car that skidded a split second before appears totally empty when the van crashes against it.

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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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Deliberate mistake: Before the school bus crashes, a brown car is seen coming. When the angle changes we still see a brown car but it's a totally different model.

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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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Deliberate mistake: Before Superman traps the black missile, its beam is really big and covers half of the lettering on the side. When Superman is behind, the fire is much smaller and the lettering is visible, allowing us to see Superman.

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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 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 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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Other mistake: On Perry's office, there's a painted sign on the glass that says "Editors Secretary". Being the Daily Planet such an important paper, and with Perry White so picky on grammar mistakes, someone should've noticed that an apostrophe is missing.

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Audio problem: While flying with Superman, Lois falls down and starts to shout. When he grabs her, her mouth closes slightly and her expression changes, but the loud crying continues.

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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: 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: In the wheat field, the clothes inside the cocoon change from being tucked inside a corner to visible.

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

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Question: Superman says to Lois in the interview that he never lies. Is the fact that he never lies something he has decided to do or is something that all the people from Krypton have the inability to do? If it is something that the people from Krypton have the inability to do, then how come at the beginning of the movie when Jor-el is telling the Krypton council that the planet is going to explode, no-one believes him?

Answer: Superman has chosen to use his powers on Earth for the good of mankind. It would seem that lying to them would be an unneccessary thing to do, so it appears to be a personal choice. Interesting trivia: the closest he comes to lying is when he tells Lex Luthor to get Zod and company into the molecule chamber in the second film. Listen closely, he only says that it is a molecule chamber that takes away their powers, he never actually says that being inside will make them lose them, only that he wants Luthor to get them to go into it.

Jazetopher

That may be the closest "Superman" comes to lying, but Clark Kent does appear to lie. After the mugging scene in the first movie, Clark tells Lois the contents of her purse, and when asked how he knew (obviously from his X-ray vision), he says "wild guess" which was a lie.

jimba

Not only that but, he spent his whole life pretending to be ordinary so, in fact, he spent his whole life living a lie.

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