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Superman

Lists: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Action

Brief Synopsis: "Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane -- who's in love with Superman. Clark must summon his superhero alter ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world."

Overall Ranking: 795 (Rank from 1978: # 7)


Rating:
80
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
82.47

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 43.75%
Regular 43.75%
Half-Popped 12.5%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Wayne of Man I Love Films97(full review)
Dave Examines Movies97(full review)
Pete B95Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Tim The Film Guy93(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest92(full review)Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 8
Josh B90Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 5
Steve Habrat85 - Influential and epic, the original Superman is a real comic book blast.
(full review)
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Harvey Gardner80
Hypersonic55 Curt80(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes78(full review)
Jay of Life Vs Film70(full review)
Thomas Pollock70
Jordan K50
David Baruffi43



People Involved

  • Marlon Brando (Jor-El)
  • Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor)
  • Christopher Reeve (Superman / Clark Kent)
  • Ned Beatty (Otis)
  • Jackie Cooper (Perry White)
  • Glenn Ford (Jonathan Kent)
  • Trevor Howard (1st Elder)
  • Margot Kidder (Lois Lane)
  • Jack OHalloran (Non)
  • Valerie Perrine (Eve Teschmacher)
  • Maria Schell (Vond-Ah)
  • Terence Stamp (General Zod)
  • Phyllis Thaxter (Martha Kent)
  • Susannah York (Lara)
  • Jeff East (Young Clark Kent)
  • Michael Ensign (Newscaster)
  • Richard Donner (Director)


  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Superman II (Donner cut)
  • Superman III
  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Three Different Supermen