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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.

Director: Richard Donner
Writer: Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Mario Puzo (story), Mario Puzo (screenplay), David Newman (screenplay), Leslie Newman (screenplay), Robert Benton (screenplay)
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Year: 1978
MetaScore: 80/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 15 Dec 1978
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 19 nominations.

67 Clips & Quotes

You will travel far - Superman 01:32 You will travel far How big are you - Superman 00:14 How big are you Live as one of them - Superman 01:07 Live as one of them Would you like a glass of wine - Superman 00:18 Would you like a glass of wine All those things I can do - Superman 00:21 All those things I can do Can you read my mind - Superman 01:41 Can you read my mind We all have our little faults - Superman 00:17 We all have our little faults And the American way - Superman 00:30 And the American way Now listen to me - Superman 00:40 Now listen to me Clark Kent may seem like just a mild mannered reporter - Superman 00:58 Clark Kent may seem like just a mild mannered reporter What color underwear am I wearing - Superman 01:04 What color underwear am I wearing Do you know why the number two hundred is so vitally descriptive to both you and me - Superman 00:29 Do you know why the number two hundred is so vitally... That's a bad outfit - Superman 00:11 That's a bad outfit What the hell happened - Superman 00:29 What the hell happened Is that how a warped brain like yours gets its kicks - Superman 00:34 Is that how a warped brain like yours gets its kicks Why is it I can't get it on with the good guys - Superman 00:16 Why is it I can't get it on with the good guys This is no fantasy - Superman 04:45 This is no fantasy Any more at home like you - Superman 00:12 Any more at home like you Your name is Kal El - Superman 00:47 Your name is Kal El Have you finished - Superman 01:29 Have you finished I was wondering if - Superman 00:46 I was wondering if Supposing that man had shot you - Superman 00:41 Supposing that man had shot you It's amazing that brain can generate enough power to keep those legs moving - Superman 00:22 It's amazing that brain can generate enough power to keep... You were followed again - Superman 00:19 You were followed again In the decade of the 1930s - Superman 01:17 In the decade of the 1930s You really shouldn't smoke - Superman 00:12 You really shouldn't smoke What do you think - Superman 00:49 What do you think I have to leave - Superman 00:48 I have to leave Why did you kiss me first - Superman 00:19 Why did you kiss me first What a super man - Superman 00:10 What a super man It is forbidden for you to interfere with human history - Superman 00:18 It is forbidden for you to interfere with human history Miss Teschmacher - Superman 01:08 Miss Teschmacher Don't touch that - Superman 00:33 Don't touch that Blue Bomb Buzzes Metropolis - Superman 01:40 Blue Bomb Buzzes Metropolis 'N' as in neanderthal - Superman 00:24 'N' as in neanderthal There's something I have to tell you - Superman 00:32 There's something I have to tell you How'd you get here so fast - Superman 03:13 How'd you get here so fast You were great in your day - Superman 00:32 You were great in your day I wonder what they're wearing in Addis Ababa - Superman 00:16 I wonder what they're wearing in Addis Ababa First bottle's on me - Superman 00:15 First bottle's on me Why am I paying you forty dollars a week when I should have you arrested for loitering - Superman 00:40 Why am I paying you forty dollars a week when I should have... The third one was to be 11 - Superman 00:35 The third one was to be 11 There's a strong streak of good in you - Superman 00:20 There's a strong streak of good in you Is that the newspaper I asked you to get me - Superman 00:28 Is that the newspaper I asked you to get me Something wrong with the elevator - Superman 00:14 Something wrong with the elevator They say confession's good for the soul - Superman 00:20 They say confession's good for the soul We're going off the tracks - Superman 00:12 We're going off the tracks It's too good to be true - Superman 00:16 It's too good to be true What are you writing - Superman 00:20 What are you writing See anything good today - Superman 00:17 See anything good today The Daily Planet - Superman 01:06 The Daily Planet The early history of our universe was a bloody mosaic of interplanetary war - Superman 00:22 The early history of our universe was a bloody mosaic of... We're all part of the same team - Superman 00:19 We're all part of the same team This is Lex Luthor - Superman 01:57 This is Lex Luthor My mother lives in Hackensack - Superman 00:13 My mother lives in Hackensack Why do so many people have to die for the crime of the century - Superman 00:59 Why do so many people have to die for the crime of the... You don't even care where the other missile is headed - Superman 00:24 You don't even care where the other missile is headed Take the gentleman's cape - Superman 00:18 Take the gentleman's cape The greatest criminal mind of our time - Superman 01:01 The greatest criminal mind of our time You would accuse me of insurrection - Superman 01:09 You would accuse me of insurrection A meteorite found in Addis Ababa - Superman 02:23 A meteorite found in Addis Ababa You're really sick - Superman 01:00 You're really sick The San Andreas Fault - Superman 00:54 The San Andreas Fault My attorney will be in touch with you about the damage to the door - Superman 00:20 My attorney will be in touch with you about the damage to... Justice and the American way - Superman 00:18 Justice and the American way Franks and beans - Superman 00:37 Franks and beans You are really sick - Superman 00:51 You are really sick

Cast

Jor-El - Marlon Brando
Lex Luthor - Gene Hackman
Otis - Ned Beatty
Perry White - Jackie Cooper
Pa Kent - Glenn Ford
1st Elder - Trevor Howard
Lois Lane - Margot Kidder
Eve Teschmacher - Valerie Perrine
Vond-Ah - Maria Schell
General Zod - Terence Stamp
Ma Kent - Phyllis Thaxter
Young Clark Kent - Jeff East
Jimmy Olsen - Marc McClure
2nd Elder - Harry Andrews
3rd Elder - Vass Anderson
4th Elder - John Hollis
5th Elder - James Garbutt
6th Elder - Michael Gover
7th Elder - David Neal
8th Elder - William Russell
9th Elder - Penelope Lee
10th Elder - John Stuart
11th Elder - Alan Cullen
Baby Kal-El - Lee Quigley
Baby Clark Kent - Aaron Smolinski
Lana Lang - Diane Sherry Case
Brad - Brad Flock
Team Manager - David Petrou
1st Editor - Billy J. Mitchell
2nd Editor - Robert Henderson
1st Reporter - Larry Lamb
2nd Reporter - James Brockington
3rd Reporter - John Cassady
4th Reporter - John F. Parker
5th Reporter - Antony Scott
6th Reporter - Ray Evans
7th Reporter - Sue Shifrin
8th Reporter - Miquel Brown
1st Copy Boy - Vincent Marzello
2nd Copy Boy - Benjamin Feitelson
1st Secretary - Lise Hilboldt
2nd Secretary - Leueen Willoughby
Perry's Secretary - Jill Ingham
Window Cleaner - Pieter Stuyck
Rex Reed - Rex Reed
Mugger - Weston Gavin
Officer 1 - Steve Kahan
Officer 2 - Ray Hassett
Officer 3 (as Randy Jurgenson) - Randy Jurgensen
News Vendor - Matt Russo
Pimp - Bo Rucker
TV Cameraman - Paul Avery
Burglar - David Baxt
Patrolman Mooney - George Harris II
1st Hood - Michael Harrigan
2nd Hood - John Cording
3rd Hood - Raymond Thompson
4th Hood - Oz Clarke
Desk Sergeant - Rex Everhart
Little Girl - Jayne Tottman
Air Force One Pilot - Frank Lazarus
Co Pilot - Brian Protheroe
1st Crewman - Lawrence Trimble
2nd Crewman - Robert Whelan
3rd Crewman - David Calder
Newscaster (as Norwick Duff) - Norwich Duff
Newscaster - Keith Alexander
Newscaster - Michael Ensign
Major - Larry Hagman
Sgt. Hayley - Paul Tuerpe
Lieutenant - Graham McPherson
Petty Officer - David Yorston
Admiral - Robert O'Neill
General - Robert MacLeod
1st Controller - John Ratzenberger
2nd Controller - Alan Tilvern
State Senator - Phil Brown
2nd Senator - Bill Bailey
Indian Chief - Chief Tug Smith
Superchief Driver - Norman Warwick
Assistant - Chuck Julian
Power Co. Driver - Colin Etherington
Warden - Roy Stevens
General Sam Lane - Kirk Alyn
General (extended version) - Bruce Boa
Newspaper Customer - Robert Dahdah
Warden (voice) - David de Keyser
Man in Street (extended version) - Richard Donner
Policeman - Harry Fielder
Special Football Player - Edward Finneran
Reporter - Aidan Harrington
Man on Daily Planet Rooftop - Alan Harris
Little Boy with Mom - Rob Hawk
Man in Office - George Leech
Ella Lane - Noel Neill
Naval Transport Commander - Shane Rimmer
Reporter - Pam Rose
Hood - Tony Selby
Man in Street - Byron Sotiris
Mugger's Arm in Alley - Marco St. John
Man in Street Watching TV - Guy Standeven