Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Continuity mistake: When Clark sees Lex's building, there's no terrace anywhere, but when he arrives, a huge, wide terrace with an umbrella and plants around suddenly appears.

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Continuity mistake: Lois visits sick Clark and opens the door wide. When the angle changes the opening is much narrower.

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Continuity mistake: When Lacy acts sexy in her office, Clark is about to enter through her door, but when the angle changes he's 15 meters behind walking towards the door again.

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Continuity mistake: After Nuclear brakes the cab's hood, the opening width of the trunk changes between one frame and another in between angles for no reason whatsoever.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is in Lacy's kitchen watching Lex's message, the billboard underneath changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lands with Lois after flying around, he says "You don't know my name." Right then her bangs swaps from messy and uneven to evenly cut and brushed.

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Continuity mistake: Superman's X-ray vision cooks the raw turkey and then the shot cuts to Superman's face, when it returns to the turkey is perfectly cook and now has a skinny leg on the right side.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman lifts Lenny and Lex's car up in the air, Lenny's hand is inside the vehicle, but a frame later it's outside and further back.

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Continuity mistake: Nuclear Man breaks through the Daily Planet ceilings but his hair doesn't ruffle, instead it looks much better than when he entered the building. Superman's hair does ruffle and get messy and dirty.

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Continuity mistake: The Russian cosmonaut who says, "Sing at home, Sinatra.", is floating relaxed inside the spaceship, a frame later he is crouched fixing some bolts.

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Continuity mistake: When Lenny and Lex do the genetic experiment, the stuff on the table comes much closer together between the first and second shot.

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Continuity mistake: In the barn Carl looks ahead to see through the walls to check who's coming. His POV shows a cart wheel, but when the angle changes it's been replaced by 4 stables. The wheel is on the far right hand side.

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Continuity mistake: When the volcano erupts, the village's main tower keeps swapping form lit to unlit between shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is being buried in the moon, the flag pole behind disappears between shots.

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Continuity mistake: At the hotel room, Clark and Lois are watching the city skyline. From their POV the city is New York/Metropolis, but behind them is a glass door which reflects the real city, which is completely different.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman flies to save the cosmonaut, the spaceship behind turns pink.

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Continuity mistake: Before rampaging Metropolis, Nuclear Man elevates himself in Luthor's apartment and smoke comes out of his arms. For the rest of the movie this feature doesn't happen.

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Continuity mistake: In the barn, the vest is folded in such a way that the sleeve-hole is hidden. However, in the close-up of Carl hiding the glass the hole is perfectly visible. Then it swaps to the previous angle.

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Continuity mistake: Before Lacy enters the elevator at the hotel lobby an old man walks behind Clark, but suddenly disappears when the angle changes.

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Continuity mistake: In the hotel room, the swimming pool's waters are flat, then when Superman arrives at the terrace behind they are very rippled, then a frame later it cuts to Lois greeting Super and they are totally flat again.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Superman and the super villain are fighting on the moon, when Superman flies in and lands at the beginning of the fight, you can see the cables that are suspending him.

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Lex Luthor: Lenny, let's try and keep your IQ a family secret.

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Trivia: Christopher Reeve said in his autobiography that he much preferred Richard Donner's approach rather than Sidney J. Furie's. He mentioned that if Donner had done the scene with Superman walking up to the big UN building, he would have shot on location of where that building in real life is, choreographed thousands of extras, had cars driving by on the street and cut to real shots of people gawking out of office windows. Instead, Furie shot at an industrial park in London with a giant matte painting, only a few extras, no buildings or cars and a couple of pigeons for added effect.

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Question: Assuming anyone saw this deleted scene on the DVD special features. Why would Lacy even go to Smallville?

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Answer: Lacy had gotten tired of her dad's newspaper, big-city life and decided to move to Smallville because she wanted to experience life at a much slower pace and even decided to live on a farm.

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