Superman III

Continuity mistake: When the chemicals explodes, the firemen by the chimney fall down twice.

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Continuity mistake: At the chemical plant, while Superman is breaking the chimney, a worker at the far right climbs up twice.

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Continuity mistake: At the chemical plant, while Superman is grabbing the chimney, a worker in the back with a blue helmet aids a man to climb up. But in one of the shots in between he's seen away from him, doing something totally different. Then in the next shot he is back helping the guy.

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Continuity mistake: When Clark is visiting Lana and Ricky in the hotel, the stuff on the shelf behind them changes between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Wood planks appear and disappear behind the rockets in the Grand Canyon.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman is fixing the tower of Pisa, the close up of Giorgio, the seller in the back, shows him wearing a white t-shirt, which disappears in the rest of the shots.

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Continuity mistake: When the helicopter releases the yellow strap holding the steel cage, part of it falls over the "W" on the logo. In the next shots it's in a different place.

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Continuity mistake: The second time we see the souvenir seller at the Pisa tower he is standing by the side of his stall. In the next angle he is in a different position and place.

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Continuity mistake: The people from Archibald Data watching the slapstick of the credits change from being 2 on each window panel, to 4 standing very close together in a single window.

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Continuity mistake: During the credits, the amount of water inside the car is inconsistent throughout the scene. The first time it's covering the driver's throat. The second time it's at chest level but the guy's face and hair are totally soaked. Then in the third shot the water's filling the car.

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Continuity mistake: When the green car smashes the fire hydrant, a yellow piece gets tucked underneath. In the following shots it disappears.

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Continuity mistake: During the sequence where Gus puts the table cloth on as a cape, Lorelei's right arm swaps between being between her legs to being on the side.

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Continuity mistake: The second time Gus smashes the Krypton beam in the cave, some cables come off. In the next shot the cables are gone.

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Continuity mistake: Before Bad Superman drops the bowl of nuts, a coaster is seen behind his left hand. In the following shots it disappears.

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Continuity mistake: A scene shows some peanuts next to some smashed bottles, note the black ashtray. It is at first sideways, then in the next shot it is straight and continues to change position throughout the scene.

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Continuity mistake: Gus places his hand on the door's frame. A split second later it's on the glass. (00:44:40)

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Continuity mistake: When the blind man is walking two men from behind disappear in the close up.

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Continuity mistake: While bad Superman is walking down the street Ricky calls him. From a back shot there's no one behind. From the front, a crowd appears behind the kid.

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Continuity mistake: When Vera turns the TV off, in the aerial shot, the Tv is already off.

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Continuity mistake: In the gym, the way Ross places the white towel around his neck changes between shots. His hands are covered by the towel or on top of it, depending on the shot.

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Other mistake: Towards the end of the movie, when Superman drops Gus off at the coal mine, Gus begins talking with the coal miners about him and Superman. He then rips open his shirt (as if he had a Superman costume on underneath). How did Gus know that Clark Kent tore his shirt like that in order to change into Superman, or keeps his suit under his clothes at all? The only people who know this fact are the ones who have seen the transformation from Clark to Superman, i.e. the audience.

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Ross Webster: Congratulations, Gus, old buddy. You're going to go down in history as the man who killed Superman.

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Trivia: As Ross gets ready to fire rockets, the sounds made are those of the old Atari home video game version of Pac-Man.

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Question: In the original Superman television series, Superman created a duplicate of himself so that he could be in two places at once. However, as one went to pull the bars out of the wall, he had to have the other help, as the strength of one was half that of the original. That said, how is it that both Clark and Evil Superman have the same strength of the whole being after being split?

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Chosen answer: The effects of Red Kryptonite on Superman are always random and unpredictable. In the comics, the effect lasts 24 hours, however, for a film, they last as long as the writer needs them to. This time, it copied all of his powers as well to make the Evil Superman.

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