Year Released: 1978
Staring: Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty
Director: Richard Donner
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.
3 Tiny Reviews
"Love Marlon as Jerel. Gene Hackman was a good Lex Luther. Classic of Comic Book Movies, way ahead of its time. Still the best Superman movie besides Superman Two. "
"Man of Steel - Film Full of Love The planet Krypton is doomed, all life there is soon to be over. Jor-El, knowing that the planet Earth has the same atmosphere, rockets his baby son there post haste. On Earth, the infant grows up to find that he has super human powers that must be hidden from the ordinary Earthlings, he hides away as mild mannered reporter Clark Kent and transforms into Superman whenever evil and wrong doing needs taking care of. I would think most people have either seen "
"_**"Miss Teschmacher!"**_ I didn't catch "Superman" (1978) until over 25 years after its release. It's a great superhero flick with a lot of wit, well worthy of its reputation. Although a couple of things are understandably dated, like the flying sequences and Clark Kent's glasses (which are so BAD they're laughable), the movie definitely stands the test of time despite being shot in 1977. "Superman" may be a comic-booky superhero flick, but it's also a powerful piece of SCI-FI cinema. The"
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