Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Continuity mistake: After the two police cars are sent backwards, a third one that was parked behind, suddenly appears aligned with the other two.

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Continuity mistake: When Lois is in the subway carriage crying for help, she places her right hand on the rail above. A frame later the hand is by her waist.

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Continuity mistake: Before lava covers the Italian village, furniture under the two arches on the right, as well as a vase, cart wheel and table on the left disappear between shots.

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Revealing mistake: When NuclearMan goes to destroy the Great Wall of China, there is a brief glimpse of him wearing support wires.

Continuity mistake: Nuclear Man arrives at Luthor's apt. and steps into a dark corner, where he loses his powers. From the opposite angle the place is filled with light, so Nuclear Man shouldn't have lost his strength.

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Revealing mistake: When Superman and Nuclearman are fighting for the first time in outer space, you can see them both standing on a small platform.

Plot hole: Nuclear Man makes his appearance at Lex's house, walks a couple meters and faints "because of lack of sun" according to Lex. This makes no sense, the place is surrounded by windows and there are beams of light everywhere.

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Continuity mistake: While the lava flows on the Italian village, a wooden cart with hay on the left suddenly becomes a red car.

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Continuity mistake: The debris on the bottom of the Statue of Liberty's base appears and disappears between shots.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the quarry, when the cops' car flies up the air you can see the ramp used to lift it on the lower left side of the screen.

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Continuity mistake: When Nuclear Man fires at the fire truck a short piece of hose comes out. A second later, in the following shot, the hose is 10 meters long and all over the place.

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Other mistake: When Clark Kent enters the subway, the set is the same as the rampage later in the film; only that the second time we see this set, the subway entrance has vanished.

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Lex Luthor: Lenny, I've always considered you the Dutch Elm disease in my family tree.

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Trivia: Near the end of the film, Superman gives a press conference in front of a bluish mirror-glass building which is meant to be the Daily Planet skyscraper in Metropolis (which we all know is New York, sort of). The shot is framed so you can only see the bottom of the building - necessary as it is only about 3 floors high, and is in fact the railway station in Milton keynes, England, about 400 yards from where I work. Even the crowd have a vaguely British look about them - presumably passers-by were recruited and stood there in their own clothes (this would matter less now - Brits look more American than they did in the Eighties).

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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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