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1978-12-13 | Science Fiction / Action

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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.
Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder

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Positive 77%
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16 wins 38 nominations
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    Special Achievement Award

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    Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

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    Best Film Editing


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Superman FAQ

The director of Superman is Richard Donner.
The certification of Superman is PG.
On April 22, 2021, the IMDB rating of Superman is 7.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 80/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The revenue of Superman was 300,218,018 USD.
Superman won 1979 Academy Awards, USA, 1979 BAFTA Awards, 2018 Online Film & Television Association, 2017 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 2006 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, 2006 Satellite Awards, 1998 International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA), 1980 Grammy Awards, 1979 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1979 Golden Screen, Germany and 2 others.
The production budget of Superman was 55,000,000 USD.
The sequels of Superman are Superman, Superman II, Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Superman Returns.
The genre of Superman is Science Fiction,Action,Adventure.
The casts of Superman are Christopher Reeve starring as Superman / Clark Kent, Margot Kidder starring as Lois Lane, Gene Hackman starring as Lex Luthor, Ned Beatty starring as Otis, Marlon Brando starring as Jor-El, Jackie Cooper starring as Perry White.
The runtime of Superman is 143 minutes.
On April 22, 2021, there were 5294 public reaction to Superman including five stars, for when you want to cry, for Valentine's Day, puppy love, lovey dovey.
The full version of Superman is provided by HBO Max , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , Eros Now
The release date of Superman is December 13, 1978.