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Superman is an action movie directed by Richard Donner and starring Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Margot Kidder and Gene Hackman and Ned Beatty. The movie was written by Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman). The film has a $55 million budget with a 143-minute running time. Superman currently has a 7.3 IMDb rating, based on 143193 and 80 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG.
Superman release date
When does Superman come out in theaters?
The official theatrical release date for Superman (1978) is December 14, 1978.
When will Superman be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?
Superman DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.
Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.
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How much did Superman cost to make?
The movie cost $55 million to make.
Superman is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give “parental guidance.” The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
7.3 IMDb 80 Metascore
The movie currently has a 7.3 of out 10 IMDb rating and 80 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.
Superman plot summary
What is Superman about?
Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Synopsis from IMDb – 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.
The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.
Who is in Superman?
|Christopher Reeve as Superman / Clark Kent|
|Marlon Brando as Jor-El|
|Margot Kidder as Lois Lane|
|Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor|
|Ned Beatty as Otis|
Superman box Office
How much did Superman make?
The film has made over $300 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.
|Theatrical Release Date:||December 14, 1978|
|DVD & Blu-ray Release Date:||N/A|
|Film Budget:||$55 million|
|Box Office:||$300 million|
|Genre:||Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction|
How long is Superman?
The movie is 143 minutes long (2 hours and 23 minutes).
What year did Superman come out?
The movie is out on December 14, 1978. The movie has been out for .
Who is the lead actor in the movie?
Christopher Reeve plays as Superman / Clark Kent.
Who is the director of Superman?
Richard Donner directed the movie.
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