Continuity mistake: When Brandon's dad is telling him about his candy being his secret weapon on him when he was a kid, he's shown with just one in his hand. A couple of shots later suddenly he's got 2.

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Trivia: If you watch the entire film, at the end you'll see newspaper clippings and a conspiracy theorist mention costumed threats and super-beings-one was already in the film Super and the others are meant to appear in an anticipated sequel.

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Trivia: In one scene dangling from the car keys in the ignition is a Jason hockey mask - iconic for another superhuman maniac who's virtually unstoppable.

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Trivia: The name of the main character and the town-Brandon Breyer and Brightburn - BB - play upon a symbol that the character draws and is meant to remind the viewer of such alliterative comic book name conventions as Peter Parker, Clark Kent, and Lois Lane.

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Mr. Breyer: Maybe there is something wrong with Brandon. He may look like us. He's not like us.
Mrs. Breyer: I will never turn against our son.
Mr. Breyer: He's not our son.

Brandon Breyer: Mom, who am I?
Mrs. Breyer: You are a gift. I know it's been difficult for you lately, that you feel different from other kids. You are different. After your dad and I got married, we prayed for a baby for so long. One night, someone listened.

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