Top 28 Man Of Steel Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Man Of Steel facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Man Of Steel film message.

One of Kryptonian solider can be seen crushing head of one of the pilots.
One of Kryptonian solider can be seen crushing head of one of the pilots.
Small parallel from Man of Steel (2013) and Batman v Superman (2016).
Small parallel from Man of Steel (2013) and Batman v Superman (2016).

Man Of Steel Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Smallville's high school football team is named Smallville Spartans, a reference to Zach Snyder's 300
    Smallville's high school football team is named Smallville Spartans, a reference to Zach Snyder's 300
  • 1 - Kal-El says he has been on Earth for 33 years, prior to Zod's arrival. Yet another of Zack Snyder's Christ-like imagery. Biblically, Jesus Christ had been on Earth for 30 years before his ministry, which lasted for 3 years, until his crucifixion. (Sorry for bad captions).
    Kal-El says he has been on Earth for 33 years, prior to Zod's arrival. Yet another of Zack Snyder's Christ-like imagery. Biblically, Jesus Christ had been on Earth for 30 years before his ministry, which lasted for 3 years, until his crucifixion. (Sorry for bad captions).
  • 1 - The Mascot of Smallville is the "Smallville Spartans". A reference to the Film "300" made by the same director, Zach Snyder
    The Mascot of Smallville is the "Smallville Spartans". A reference to the Film "300" made by the same director, Zach Snyder
  • 1 - Alessandro Juliani plays Officer Sekowsky who helps look for Supermans ship with Dr. Emil Hamilton, who is played by Richard Schiff. In Smallville, the tv series based on Clark Kent, Alessandro Juliani plays Dr. Emil Hamilton.
    Alessandro Juliani plays Officer Sekowsky who helps look for Supermans ship with Dr. Emil Hamilton, who is played by Richard Schiff. In Smallville, the tv series based on Clark Kent, Alessandro Juliani plays Dr. Emil Hamilton.
  • They used the "rushing wind" sound effect from the flying scenes from George Reeves' "Adventures of Superman" during the scene in which Superman learns to fly.

  • 1 - When Clark returns home to the Kents' farm, the truck in the background has a Lexcorp logo on it
    When Clark returns home to the Kents' farm, the truck in the background has a Lexcorp logo on it

Man Of Steel Hidden Details

The neck snapping scene marks the re-birth of Kal-El as Superman. Even the editing and the score is similar to the initial birth scene. Props to Snyder.

1 - 2013, Superman and Zod fight on a construction site. Superman is thrown into a sign that reads "...106 days without an accident". For just a second the 1 and the 6 come off. (Apologies for the bad quality)
2013, Superman and Zod fight on a construction site. Superman is thrown into a sign that reads "...106 days without an accident". For just a second the 1 and the 6 come off. (Apologies for the bad quality)

Superman's first flight mirrors his comic book history - initially he could only "leap over buildings in a single bound". Flight was later added as an ability in the Fleischer Superman cartoons.

Superman does "Kneel before Zod."

1 - Clark Kent gets dropped off at his parents house by a LexCorp semi truck.
Clark Kent gets dropped off at his parents house by a LexCorp semi truck.

You can hear The director, Zack Snyder's late daughter, Autumn, saying "uh oh" in 2 instances. One is 15 seconds in the track "Oil Rig", and other is right at the end credits during the WB Logo

1 - The construction sign changes accordingly when General Zod throws Superman on it
The construction sign changes accordingly when General Zod throws Superman on it
1 - During the terraformation, Earth metaphorically undergoes contractions to give birth to Superman mirroring what women actually go through in labor. This is not only supported through visual metaphors, but also with the presence of medical terminology used during actual labour.
During the terraformation, Earth metaphorically undergoes contractions to give birth to Superman mirroring what women actually go through in labor. This is not only supported through visual metaphors, but also with the presence of medical terminology used during actual labour.
1 - When Clarke is talking with the priest deciding whether to sacrifice himself to save humanity, he sits in front of a picture of Gethsemane, where Jesus made the same decision.
When Clarke is talking with the priest deciding whether to sacrifice himself to save humanity, he sits in front of a picture of Gethsemane, where Jesus made the same decision.

When superman gets tossed into a sign by Zod two of the numbers on the sign fall off.

1 - Before Zod sheds his armor and flies for the first time on top of the building under construction, he knocks superman into a sign that indicates no accidents for 106 days. After Superman hits the sign, the number of days without an accident changes to an appropriate 0.
Before Zod sheds his armor and flies for the first time on top of the building under construction, he knocks superman into a sign that indicates no accidents for 106 days. After Superman hits the sign, the number of days without an accident changes to an appropriate 0.
1 - Young Clark Kent is reading Plato, who had the philosophy of raising kids in a nursery away from their parents, which was prominent at Krypton.
Young Clark Kent is reading Plato, who had the philosophy of raising kids in a nursery away from their parents, which was prominent at Krypton.

Conduit, aka Kenneth Braverman, a Superman villain in comics appears as a bully on the truck in one scene.

1 - The construction site that Kal-El and Zod fight on had 106 days without accidents. This changes to 0 when their fight moves to the location and Kal is thrown into the sign.
The construction site that Kal-El and Zod fight on had 106 days without accidents. This changes to 0 when their fight moves to the location and Kal is thrown into the sign.

: When luis comes over to tell Clark she found a way to stop the alien she bring a local cop with her. The cop seeing superman at his mom's house would immediately realize it's her son and his identity. Plot hole. Dammit Lois.

1 - In the fight between Superman and General Zod, Zod smashes Superman against a sign that shows 106 days without an accident and when Superman falls, he knocks the 1 and the 6 off the sign to show 0 days without an accident.
In the fight between Superman and General Zod, Zod smashes Superman against a sign that shows 106 days without an accident and when Superman falls, he knocks the 1 and the 6 off the sign to show 0 days without an accident.
1 - When Clarke is talking to the priest about whether or not he should sacrifice himself to save humanity, he is sitting in front of a picture of the garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus made the same decision
When Clarke is talking to the priest about whether or not he should sacrifice himself to save humanity, he is sitting in front of a picture of the garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus made the same decision

General Zod knocks Superman into a workplace safety counter, resetting it to 0.

1 - When Zod throws Superman against a construction sign the 106 days without an accident changes to 0 days without an accident
When Zod throws Superman against a construction sign the 106 days without an accident changes to 0 days without an accident
Man Of Steel poster
Man Of Steel poster

Man Of Steel Plot

An alien child is evacuated from his dying world and sent to Earth to live among humans. His peace is threatened, when survivors of his home planet invade Earth.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Man Of Steel. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director Zack Snyder
Stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane
IMDB score 7.0