Superman III

Revealing mistake: When Superman gets blown away by the bombs, he is being smashed onto the rocks. You can easily see that the rocks aren't real, but also that when he rises up again, you can see the cardboard rocks dent.

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Revealing mistake: When Evil Superman blows out the acid from his hands, the tube used to throw the liquid can be seen for a brief second standing out from his finger.

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Revealing mistake: When the two Supermen are fighting in the scrapyard: As baddie Superman comes flying out of the acid with his hands cupped, look at his cape. It is wrapped around the front of his waist and legs, not flapping backwards like it would be if Supes was flying forward at speed. Superman is also completely dry during this shot (NOTE: Superpowers have nothing to do with this). This reveals the fact that it was shot with Christopher Reeve (or the stuntman) falling backwards into the vat, then shown in reverse.

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Revealing mistake: At the chemical plant, while Superman is landing Jimmy Olsen, the crane that holds them in the air casts a shadow on the green truck behind.

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Revealing mistake: During the Pisa tower scenes, the sky is always the same, plus the balloons in the stall have the exact same position, revealing not only that the shot is a chroma, but that both scenes were shot the same day.

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Revealing mistake: As Superman takes off from the coal mine, there are two dark lines over him. That was an attempt to mask out the wires.

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Revealing mistake: After getting blasted by the big missile, as Superman goes to leave the rock face, the surface flexes, showing it's fake.

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Revealing mistake: As Superman takes off from the junkyard, the background can be seen through him.

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Revealing mistake: After throwing Clark into the compacter, Evil Superman flies to the control booth. As he walks through the door, the background can be seen through him.

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Revealing mistake: As Evil Superman quips to Clark about wanting to fly, as he struggles Clark's left shoulder goes a little transparent, showing his image was superimposed over the stunt actor.

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Revealing mistake: When Clark Kent 'comes out' of Evil Superman's body, he walks to the left side of the screen and confronts Superman. Watch Clark's floor, it has a zigzag pattern of a lighter colour where the image's been pasted to achieve the duplicate-Christopher Reeve effect.

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Revealing mistake: After Clark defeats Evil Superman, he flies to the Statue of Liberty. The whole landscape is a still image with the ripples and the boats completely static.

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Revealing mistake: When the firemen's truck runs out of water there's a close-up of the level meter and it reads "Pierreville fire trucks Ltd. Camions a incendie" revealing the scene was shot in Canada.

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Revealing mistake: When Clark's sneeze launches the bowling ball, the ball casts no shadow, revealing it's a superimposed image.

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Revealing mistake: When the phone booths fall they don't have any cables attached underneath, revealing they're props.

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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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Revealing mistake: When Superman is in the cave, the computer is supposed to scan Superman making an instant diagram of him. Problem is that Superman's hands position is different to what the scan "sees".

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Revealing mistake: Evil Superman supposedly holds Clark by the back of his shirt, but what we really see is his hand behind the back and not holding anything. Just closed in a fist.

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Revealing mistake: When the two Supermen are fighting, towards the end Clark chokes baddie Superman. In this shot you can see where they cropped a stuntman's hands in the place, where Clark's hands would be, in order to have Christopher Reeve play both parts.

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