Superman III

Continuity mistake: After the blind man walks through the painting, the shape of the broken part changes on the angle behind.

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Continuity mistake: In the bowling alley, before Clark sneezes, his hands are covered in talcum powder. A second later he raises his hand to fit his glasses and it's clean.

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Continuity mistake: Inside the bus to Smallvile, the landscape outside is always an empty and vast wheat field. However, from the shots outside, it swaps to a huge factory. This changes back and forth.

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Continuity mistake: The driver's window in the cop car by the burning factory swaps from rolled up to halfway down between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Vera stands to turn the TV off in the close shot and a second later, in the aerial shot, she repeats the movement.

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Continuity mistake: The file footage of the torch shows it's burned around the rim. When the shot changes to fiction footage the burning is gone and the metal is spotless.

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Continuity mistake: When Superman fixes the tower of Pisa, the Italian seller turns his head around. The movement cuts to show a new angle but the new movement is totally different to the previous one.

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Continuity mistake: In the end, when Brad jumps on the bed, the wide shot shows him stepping on the right end of the mattress, but the close-up shows him stepping on the left end.

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Revealing mistake: When Superman fixes the Pisa tower, there's a wire on the left side, most probably the system to move the prop.

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Continuity mistake: While Jimmy Olsen looses balance on the ladder he holds himself but stays on the ladder. A second later he is already off of the ladder about to fall down.

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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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Gus Gorman: I don't want to go to jail because there are robbers and rapers and rapers who rape robbers.

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Trivia: Richard Pryor originally turned the film down because he thought the script was rubbish. He admitted he only accepted the role because he was offered five million dollars for it.

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Question: When Gus is eating at a diner, he overhears a man telling another man that somebody is making money off the oil shortage. How?

Answer: For one, when a commodity like oil is in short supply and the demand is high, the price rises significantly.

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