Superman II

Continuity mistake: When Superman starts playing hide and seek with the villains, he stands away from the icicles. When Ursa shows up a frame later, he's leaning against them.

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Continuity mistake: There are two external White House shots in the film. The second is a still shot, and should take place at least a few days after the first. However, it is a frame from the earlier shot, with the same person standing in the same spot on the lawn.

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Continuity mistake: In Niagara, Clark moves to the left to warn a kid from falling and a woman next to him lowers her camera. In next shot the camera is up and she repeats the previous movement.

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Continuity mistake: Clark and Lois are undercover in a hotel in Niagara Falls investigating a Honeymoon scam. There is a scene where Clark is removing money from his pocket to tip a porter. You can plainly see that some of the money is falling on the ground. In the next scene the porter walks away with his tip and the falling money has disappeared.

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scene where the three villains destroy the energy crystal and the lights go dark and the rings descend upon them, the light that surrounds them is shown coming down from the ceiling. But, when the dome opens, the light surrounding them shines up from the floor. (As also seen in Superman: The Movie.)

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Continuity mistake: The corner in the Fortress of Solitude that exploded looks totally different when we see it at the end of the film.

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Continuity mistake: There must be a barber's shop or a cosmetics shop somewhere in the Phantom Zone. At the beginning of the first Superman film General Zod's hair looks as if it has been blow-dried, but all through Superman II he looks like he uses wet-look gel.

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Continuity mistake: During the fight in Metropolis, General Zod is about to throw a wall part at Superman, it cuts to a street scene with people and there is a "no entry" sign reversed, showing the film was flipped for some reason.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa throws the White House cop out of the window on the ceiling, the hole in the glass appears before he goes through it.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois is trapped under the elevator, the wide shots show a thick metal bar close to her throat. In the closeups showing her head and shoulders the bar isn't visible.

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Continuity mistake: Superman stands on a flag pole outside one of the windows in Perry's office to defy the 3 villains. When the shot cuts to an outside view of the villains flying, the flag pole has disappeared, and the nearest one is several feet to the left.

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Continuity mistake: When Luthor is at Perry's office door, his hair changes from long and messy to short and combed in the next shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois is falling on the elevator, the camera angle cuts between her reactions and the ground coming up quickly. When Superman arrives to save her, there is suddenly a LOT more distance from the elevator to the ground than there was just a moment before.

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Continuity mistake: Zod punches Superman and makes him fly backwards and crash against a metal structure. The wide shot shows him in the middle of it, but in the immediate close one, he is located on the right side.

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Continuity mistake: In East Houston, after Ursa says "your general wishes to speak" a sudden change of light takes place and her face swaps from shady to very bright.

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Continuity mistake: When the TV camera focuses on Zod, there's a man crouching by a car behind him. Half a second later he is standing and leaning on the hood.

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Continuity mistake: In the Niagara falls, when Superman brings Lois a hot dog, the wider angle doesn't show a woman with a beige sweater coming form the right, who suddenly appears in the close up.

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Continuity mistake: While Superman is crushing Zod's hand, there's a close-up of Non watching the scene in awe. In the following shot, Non's expression has changed to normal.

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Continuity mistake: When Non lifts the cops' car, the fat cop starts to tuck his head inside the car, but a frame later it's already in, without having finished the movement.

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Continuity mistake: Non attacks the guard, who activates an alarm on his belt. In the wide angle all of his left hand is on the alarm, on the close-up only the index finger. This keeps swapping back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When the villains are in front of the sheriff's car he places his hat next to the steering wheel. When the angle changes, the hat is away and he's repeating the movement.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark and Lois land inside the ice cave, the wires holding her are visible.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman brings the flag to the White House, the wide shot shows the wind stopping, and the flag coming to a smooth stop. Immediately after, in the close-up, the flag is moving wildly.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is lying beaten up on the diner floor, a man in a brown suit next to him disappears.

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Continuity mistake: Before the villains arrive at the Daily Planet, Lois's hair is fluffy and her fringe has a straight cut. When the scene ends, her hair is shorter, and her fringe has some stylish cuts.

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Continuity mistake: When Zod throws the shotgun after discharging it, it lands in front of the police car's back tyre. But when the dumb one goes to pick the gun up, it is now towards the back of the car.

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Continuity mistake: When Zod is considering things on the moon, look at the shot of the Earth and the Sun behind him. First, there's apparently a lunar eclipse going on. You see the Earth on the Sun's right side. Then the camera pans over, and the Earth moves over to the Sun's left.

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Continuity mistake: Before the East Houston scene, the rear view mirror in the cops' car is skewed in the outside shots, but straight in the ones inside.

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Continuity mistake: Man in a yellow shirt disappears after Ursa stops the bus in Metropolis.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa says "your general wishes to speak" her right arm changes the way it's open.

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Continuity mistake: After saving Lois in the river, Clark falls on the water and Lois cries "Here.", a split second later she has changed position, being now turned around and she has also moved 3 feet into water close to Clark.

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Continuity mistake: When villains fly through Perry's window the reflection of the lights disappear and the blinds flutter without any problem, revealing that the glass was taken out to allow for a safe jump.

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Continuity mistake: In the bar in East Houston, the man that challenges Ursa to arm-wrestle has his right arm and elbow on the table. In the next shot they're down.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa sits down to arm-wrestle, a man with a red jacket who was sitting several feet to the left, suddenly appears on the back close to the guy with a Coors T-shirt.

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Continuity mistake: The watch on the left hand of the cop holding the binoculars while watching the Eiffel Tower, appears and disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa descends through the White House window, she is facing the back of the cop holding a gun. In the next shot she lands facing somewhere else, the cop now being by her side.

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Continuity mistake: After Zod grabs the cop's rifle, a close-up shows the rifle's butt close to the policeman, which is inconsistent with the next shot where the villains are seen many meters away.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa grabs the snake, in the close-up her badge appears skewed. In the rest of the shots the badge appears straight.

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Continuity mistake: The coat hanger in Perry's office disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Non smashes Perry's glass but a second later the glass is back in place.

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Continuity mistake: After Non smashes Superman against a metal structure which gets totally crumpled, Superman stands up and the structure is undamaged.

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Continuity mistake: In the Fortress of Solitude, when Non is (green screened) flying towards Superman, Ursa and Lois disappear.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lands by the truck there are no people behind him. In the next shot there are a lot of people running around behind him.

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Continuity mistake: In the first scene, when the guard gets caught off-guard by Non his right arm is on the side, in the close up it is bent to defend against Non. A frame later it's down.

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Continuity mistake: After crushing Zod's hand, Superman sends him flying away. Luthor's head turns around twice.

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Continuity mistake: When the ring falls on the villains, Non is looking down and a split second later he is looking up.

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Continuity mistake: When Non is about to break Perry's desk in half, Jimmy and Lois are standing very close to each other. A split second later they're farther apart.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois prepares orange juice, Clark lowers his left arm and sneaks it behind his back. A second later the arm is up.

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Continuity mistake: In the big fight in Metropolis Ursa chokes Superman, but a frame later she is 3 meters away from him and her hands are off his neck.

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Continuity mistake: Zod makes a short jump from the white car to the Marlboro truck, but in the next shot we see the two cars are several feet further apart.

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Continuity mistake: In East Houston, the army jeep is passing by a brown car, then Ursa talks and we hear the jeep engine coming close, but when the image focuses back on the jeep it is several feet behind the brown car, instead of being in front of it.

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Continuity mistake: In East Houston, while the helicopter fires at the 3 villains, a soldier runs behind Ursa and she is left totally alone. In the next shot he is behind her, running away again.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark crosses the street before being hit by a cab there's barely no people behind, in the next shot there's a lot more.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark comes out of the river one shot shows the back of his jacket with one half up and another down. When the angle changes the entire jacket is up.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa throws the sewer lid to Superman, first she is standing in the middle of the street but in the next shot she is close to the curb, by a yellow cab.

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Continuity mistake: When they are in east Houston, Idaho, the helicopter gets knocked out of the air and lands upside down onto a jeep. You see the pilot get smashed into the seat of the jeep real hard and yet seconds later he walks away unharmed.

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Continuity mistake: When the three super villains attack the astronauts on the moon, as Non lifts the lander's leg, there is a shot of the astronaut inside a collapsing cabin. It is like there is something crushing the roof inwards, but all three super villains are accounted for, with Zod sat in the moon buggy, Ursula standing next to him and Non lifting the lander. This happens twice in the space of a few seconds before Non jumps on top of the lander to crush it.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the bar in East Houston, Zod pushes a man backwards, but the next shot shows the man flying as if he had been thrown upwards.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman falls on the Marlboro truck, the part reading "Ma" gets more crumpled after Superman leaves the truck compared to when he landed on it.

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Continuity mistake: When the News Beat reporter arrives, the shadow on the satellite dish changes significantly in a couple of seconds.

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Continuity mistake: When the elevator falls down the shaft with Lois trapped underneath, Superman flies up to rescue her. He stops the elevator, and when he does, Lois climbs off from the bottom of the elevator and runs to hug him. Problem is, when she climbed off the bottom of the elevator, there should have been nothing but air underneath her.

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Continuity mistake: Perry White is telling Clark about the terrorists while composing the headlines. Note the cut-out of the word IN under Paris. It swaps from straight to slanted between angles.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman saves the antenna from falling on the pram, the mother thanks him, there's a close-up of Superman smiling, and we go back to an aerial shot of the place, but the mother and the people around her are suddenly gone.

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Continuity mistake: During the fight in Metropolis, Zod throws a concrete wall which Superman explodes. When debris falls, a taxi stops but a grey car behind keeps moving. In the close-up the grey car is parked several meters behind the yellow one.

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Continuity mistake: When the antenna falls, two men close to the pram by a yellow car hide next to a blue car. A shot later they're next to a yellow car, but a shot later they're running towards the blue car again.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman rescues the kid in Niagara and holds him in his arms, in the wide shot the kid's waist rests in Superman's arm, but in the immediate close-up he is crouched and now the head rests on the arm.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa says to the Cosmonaut "What kind of creature are you?" her whole body is facing forward. He responds "Just a man" and in the next shot of her, her body has turned left. Then when she goes to grab his patch her body is facing forward again.

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Continuity mistake: As Ursa goes to sit at the table in town, she starts to put her elbow on the table. After the cut, she starts to do it again.

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Continuity mistake: The kid fell backwards off the ledge and down toward the falls, but the distance shot he's face down rather than face up. It's also easy to see that it's a dummy because the hair color is different, as well as the body structure and limb movements are all wrong for a human.

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Continuity mistake: As Zod bends down to pick up the Cosmonaut, the action is repeated in the reflection on the helmet.

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Continuity mistake: After the Cosmonaut settles in front of Zod, there is nothing reflected in the visor if the helmet. A second later, after looking at Zod from the human's point of view, Zod and the moon buggy are reflected, even though the Cosmonaut didn't move the helmet.

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Continuity mistake: During the Marlboro truck scene, a woman with a violet dress and curly hair is inside her car laughing at the fight. This lady appears in almost every single angle of the flying sewers scene with no continuity at all: sometimes standing, sometimes falling, other times somewhere opposite to where she was before.

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Continuity mistake: The hole which Non and Superman go through is square, and smooth inside. A frame later, from a different angle, its side is covered in bulky rocks and it's rounded.

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Continuity mistake: Right after Ursa cries "Superman" and is about to throw the sewer lid at him, a man with a white jacket and a big afro runs from right to left and hides behind her. When the angle changes, he is on the very far right side of the street, many meters away, running towards Ursa, repeating all previous movements.

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Continuity mistake: When Zod is trying to heat up the truck's gas tank, while Superman tries to cool it the number of cars around changes dramatically, with no order whatsoever.

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Continuity mistake: During the big street fight, Ursa grabs a flag pole. It is either in the shadows or lit, depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: During the street fight, after the sewer lid scene, Zod lands on a car with his legs next to each other. A frame later they're spread apart.

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Continuity mistake: When Non grabs Superman from behind, Supermans hands are down to his sides. When Ursa comes to hit Superman with the flagpole, Superman's hands are now up by his chest and under Nons grip.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark walks down to the river to help Lois get out of the water, he falls on the water and she is swimming 4 meters away. When the angle cuts she is half a meter away.

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Continuity mistake: The log that Clark cuts to save Lois from drowning changes style between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Right after Clark reveals himself to Lois in Niagara Falls hotel room, by his hand falling into the fire, he backs up to where the bed and lava lamp like column is behind him. In that shot, there isn't much of the "lava" in the column. The scene cuts to a shot of Lois and then back to Clark and suddenly there is a lot of "lava" in the column.

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Continuity mistake: Non enters Perry's office and kicks a plant which makes the coat hanger next to it wiggle, but not fall. When the angle changes, about a frame later, it is on the floor, several feet away from the first position.

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Continuity mistake: Superman is putting the antenna back on the Empire State. first its base is brightly lightened, despite the antenna being on top. When he is about to anchor it, a split second afterwards, the base is totally dark.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman holds the antenna falling on the woman's pram, in a matter of 3 seconds the parked cars she was standing in between (a yellow cab and a black car) come much closer together.

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Continuity mistake: Lois is in the diner and the waiter serves her a Coke and leaves. Angle changes, the bad guy sits next to her and the waiter appears serving the Coke again. In the next shot, the angle changes again and he disappears.

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Continuity mistake: In the diner, whilst Clark is asking the bad guy to step outside, the waiter is leaning over the baddie's right shoulder. When the angle changes he is leaning on the left shoulder.

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Continuity mistake: Atop the Eiffel tower the climate keeps changing from sunny to cloudy within seconds depending on the angle.

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Continuity mistake: Zod throws the Sheriff's rifle away and it lands next to the wheel. When the angle changes it has moved behind the wheel.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois is making an orange juice the position of the oranges differs between wide and close shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman crushes Zod's hand, his hair gets wet and the fringe appears combed as a toupee.

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Continuity mistake: During the scene where villains arrive to the Daily Planet, Jimmy Olsen's haircut changes from long to very short.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark comes back to the diner to take revenge, a dish next to the bad guy suddenly appears.

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Continuity mistake: When Super arrives at the Daily Planet to defy the 3 villains, the outside shot shows three piles of books lined along the window. From the inside, all of the books are piled to the right.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie, in the diner, the bad guy's food keeps changing appearance.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman reveals his identity to Lois, the liquid in the top of the lava lamp changes from filled to empty in half a second.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman throws Zod against the ice wall, Non's position changes between shots: First he is way behind Luthor, and a second later both are side by side.

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Continuity mistake: When Non enters the Daily Planet there's a wood shelf with four sheets of paper, the ones in the middle are yellow and the rest are black and white. When the shot changes to a wide angle, all the papers are black and white.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa sits down to arm wrestle, coasters magically appear on the table.

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Continuity mistake: When Non rampages the Daily planet, the grey file cabinet lying on the floor changes positions before and after he enters.

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Continuity mistake: Superman descends to stop the big truck from exploding and lands in front of it, by the cabin. A frame later he is seen landing a meter before the truck.

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Continuity mistake: When the villains are being judged, for a brief second they change positions, Zod being on the far right instead the far left.

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Continuity mistake: In East Houston, behind the man lifted by Zod, there's a man standing several feet away from a car. A frame later he's very close to the car.

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Continuity mistake: When Zod burns several cars, the street is filled with parked cars and people. From Superman's point of view the street is empty and you only get to see the three burning cars and a couple of cabs.

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Continuity mistake: When the antenna is about to crush the pram, the mother is first behind it. A second later she's by the side. Then a second later she's on top of it, and a second afterwards slightly covering it. Boy she moves FAST.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the Fortress of Solitude, when Non jumps to fight Superman, before he flies, Ursa and Lois are looking at Superman. A mere frame later, when Non starts to fly, both girls are in a different position fighting against each other. It's a really awkward and sudden change.

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Continuity mistake: At the end, in the Fortress of Solitude, Lois' hairstyle keeps changing from fluffy and dull to smooth and stylish.

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Continuity mistake: After the hide and seek game in the ice cave, Luthor's fringe constantly changes length and style.

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Continuity mistake: Clark steps out of the diner and the waiter has his hands on his chest. A shot later his hands are on the counter.

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Continuity mistake: After being hit by a cab, Lois calls Clark and the people behind her change in a split second.

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Continuity mistake: When Ursa is moving the helicopter around, the sky keeps changing from sunny to cloudy.

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Continuity mistake: In the big fight scene in Metropolis, after Ursa chokes Superman, Non descends and wires holding him is visible.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is about to stop the elevator, he flies with one arm up the other down. A frame later in a new angle both arms are up.

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Continuity mistake: On Krypton, when the guard gets caught, Non's hand is at chest level. In the close-up it is at belly level.

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