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  • Superman (1978)

    8.15/10

    PG | 2h 23min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Romance

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Superman (1978) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Superman (1978) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Harry Fielder, Terence Stamp, Sarah Douglas, Margot Kidder, Michael Ensign

Directed by Richard Donner

Synopsis: An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Tagline: You'll believe a man can fly.

Synopsis: Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, young Clark discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor, while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane

Tagline: You'll believe a man can fly.

Storyline: An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

  • Superman (1978) Movie Details

  • Directors: Richard Donner
  • Writers: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Mario Puzo
  • Cast: Harry Fielder, Terence Stamp, Sarah Douglas, Margot Kidder, Michael Ensign, Burnell Tucker, Shane Rimmer, Rex Everhart, Marco St. John, David Baxt, Gene Hackman, John Ratzenberger, Ned Beatty, Miquel Brown, Steve Kahan, Guy Standeven, Aaron Smolinski, Marlon Brando, Vincent Marzello, Vass Anderson, Christopher Reeve, John Hollis, Jackie Cooper, Larry Lamb, Paul Tuerpe, Alan Tilvern, Bill Bailey, Pam Rose, Robert Dahdah, David Calder
  • Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Romance
  • Producers: Charles F. Greenlaw, Ilya Salkind, Pierre Spengler, Richard Lester, Alexander Salkind
  • Musicians: John Williams
  • Cinematographers: Geoffrey Unsworth
  • Editors: Stuart Baird, Michael Ellis
  • Our Score: 8/10 by Florita A.
  • Average Rating: 8.15/10 of 143,512 Votes!
  • Runtime: 143 min / 2h 23min
  • Year: 1978
  • MPAA Rating: PG
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 17
  • Nominations: 18
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