Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Revealing mistake: When the movie ends and Superman grabs Lenny and Lex's car, they both become black and white coloured and semi transparent.

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Revealing mistake: Underneath Lenny's car when it flies away in the quarry there's no pipes, no nothing, just a black plank, revealing the car's a cheap prop.

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Revealing mistake: Same footage used when the Statue of Liberty plummets and when it's lifted up by Superman, though reversed.

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Revealing mistake: Superman's hands move despite him being frozen in a block of ice.

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Revealing mistake: Reversed scene when Nuclear Man exits the volcano: note the white smoke climbing upwards into the crater.

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Revealing mistake: When the first cab is attacked by Nuclear Man, watch underneath and you'll notice that the wheels don't touch the ground, revealing it's a prop.

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Revealing mistake: When Nuclear Man steals the Statue of Liberty, there's a very obvious blur around the retouched image where the real statue has been painted over to simulate it's gone.

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Revealing mistake: When the police cars drive backwards, before they crash and burst, the scene is a repetition of a previous one but reversed.

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Revealing mistake: During the subway sequence, all of the train stations are always the same Metropolis South.

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Revealing mistake: When Nuclear Man destroys Metropolis, one of the walls between the window shop wiggles and the tiles flutter revealing it's a cardboard set. (01:10:55)

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Revealing mistake: While Superman and Nuclear Man fall off the building and fight on air, they pass by the same parts of the building over and over again.

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Revealing mistake: When Superman and Lois jump off the window, Lois passes by the same window over and over again.

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Revealing mistake: When Lacy floats in space, Superman saves her and heads towards Earth. When he comes back, the shot of the Earth behind is the same one from before, yet reversed.

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Revealing mistake: When Nuclear Man melts the rifle, note that the SWAT member is holding the barrel and he slides his hand away slowly to make the barrel bend downwards. He was obviously holding it up. If he had burned himself he would've moved faster.

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Revealing mistake: Both explosions on the sun are the same shot repeated twice.

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Revealing mistake: Obvious doll replaces Nuclear Man when he falls into the chimney.

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Revealing mistake: When Nuclear Man flies through the ceiling for the first time, the first glass he crashes into is noticeably different than the others surrounding it, revealing it's a prop.

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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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More mistakes in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

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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