Continuity mistake: When Clark shows Perry a white paper with directions of where to send the payroll, the way he holds the paper differs between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois exits the alley where Clark grabs the bullet, her hair is much shorter than when she entered.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is in Luthor's lair and Lex calls Ms. Teschmaker , the lamp on the floor changes from lit to unlit depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman walks to Luthor's lair, the amount of snow on the bridge of the snow-chamber differs between the CCTV shot and the one from the inside.

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Revealing mistake: In Grand Central Station, the same extras appear in every scene, no matter where in time or place occurs.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is shot by the mugger, his hat falls down. In the next shot, while Lois is screaming, you can see him taking his hat off.

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Continuity mistake: The position of the baby when his mother holds him by the cradle differs in the wide and close shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Clark runs by the train, a girl in a moving car stands up. In the next angle, a split second later, she is sitting down.

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Other mistake: Clark does not have enough room beneath his clothes to have the suit, the cape and the boots.


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Revealing mistake: Before the Hoover Dam breaks, the places where all the cracks and water will later appear are easily traced on the concrete, covered in plaster and painted. Either that, or the real Hoover Dam has burst many many times and always through the same spots.

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Plot hole: When there is a big explosion at a plant and Superman flies in to save the day, all he does to stop the explosions is pull down the toggle of a huge switch situated on the wall; if this is all that was needed to stop the explosions, then why didn't one of the workers do it, and save Superman the trouble of flying all the way out there to do something which one of the workers could have done easily.

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Suggested correction: Listen carefully just before Superman arrives. A worker can be heard saying they can't pull the lever because it's red-hot.

Suggested correction: The toggle was red-hot. Workers couldn't touch it.

Lex Luthor: We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.

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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: 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.


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.


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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