Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Continuity mistake: When Superman arrives at Lois's balcony, a plant on the left is away from the door. When Superman leaves and Lois asks him to take her with him, the plant is next to the door.

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Continuity mistake: When Lacy is seducing Clark in the office, the things on the table change positions between shots. Watch how the glasses move around, for example.

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Continuity mistake: Nuclear Man is destroying Metropolis and always, behind him, there is a white truck and a lot of cars. But in one of the shots the cars have vanished and a lot of people appear.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman straightens the Russian spaceship, he flies away to save the cosmonaut. In the following wide angle he is flying towards a different direction.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman walks to the UN there's a mounted police man on the right. Shot changes, and he's suddenly on the far left. Shot changes again, and he's now meters ahead, on the left of the UN entrance.

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Continuity mistake: Nuclear man flies over the Russian parade and looks to his right. Then stops and stares in front and shoots fire balls at the tank below. Problem is the parade, tank and everything is taking place behind him (a matte painting). Laserdisc and international extended editions).

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Continuity mistake: When Nuclear Man approaches the tornado the clouds and tornado move at normal speed except for the shot of Nuclear in front of the tornado, where it moves in slow motion. Later on, before the family exits the house the tornado moves in slo-mo again. (Laserdisc and international extended editions).

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Continuity mistake: When Lois visits sick Clark his fringe changes style from brushed to messy to messier between shots, back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois' car arrives at the UN the rear window swaps between rolled up or down between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman walks towards the UN entrance there's a lot of people between him and the red car. A shot later the people have vanished and him and the kid are standing right next to the car.

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Continuity mistake: After flying together, Clark and Lois walk into the apartment. When she says she has "the jeepers" her arm suddenly swaps from lowered to raised.

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Continuity mistake: Clark grabs the crystal with both hands, and slowly starts retrieving his left hand. When the shot changes, his left arm is in a totally different position. (01:12:15)

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Continuity mistake: After flying with Lois, Superman walks away and is about to crash against the camera. He quickly dodges it by turning sideways. From the opposite angle he is walking straight.

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Continuity mistake: When the satellite knocks down the cosmonaut, his helmet differs between the wide shots and the close-ups from smooth and with no details, to a real one, revealing the first one is a dummy.

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Continuity mistake: The inside of the Russian spaceship differs between the outside shots as seen through the window, and the ones inside.

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Continuity mistake: After Superman is pinned to the ground on the moon, he gets some dust on his suit and his hair is messed up, but in the following shots the dust is gone and his hair is perfectly combed back again.

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Factual error: If the Russian cosmonauts need special suits to survive out to space, so should Lacey when she is taken by Nuclear Man. (00:02:50 - 01:20:20)

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Trivia: During the making of this movie Christopher Reeve and Sidney J. Furie didn't get along at all and often clashed with each other.

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Question: I read that, according to Margot Kidder, when working on this movie, Christopher Reeve and Sidney J. Furie didn't get along at all. Is this true? If it is true, then what was the reason behind their feud in the first place?

Answer: There appears to be multiple reasons. They had creative differences, ultimately resulting in a poorly received movie. Kidder said Reeves, who co-wrote the story, had an inflated ego and clashed with Furie.

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