Superman II (Donner cut)

Lists: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Dark Fantasy, DC Comics, Hero vs villain, Superhero movie

Brief Synopsis: "Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human in order to get closer to Lois, realizes he has a responsibility to save the planet."

Overall Ranking: 373 (Rank from 1980: # 3)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 71.43%
Regular 28.57%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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  • Reviewer Rating Review
    Steve Habrat95 - Bigger, louder, faster, and stronger than Donner's origin tale.
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    Pete B90
    David Baruffi88
    Sober Film Critic James Brown88(full review)
    Rob from GuysFilmQuest84
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    People Involved

  • Christopher Reeve (Superman / Clark Kent)
  • Margot Kidder (Lois Lane)
  • Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor)
  • Jackie Cooper (Perry White)
  • Marc McClure (Jimmy Olsen)
  • Ned Beatty (Otis)
  • Sarah Douglas (Ursa)
  • Jack OHalloran (Non)
  • Valerie Perrine (Eve Teschmacher)
  • Susannah York (Lara)
  • Terence Stamp (General Zod)
  • E. G. Marshall (US President)
  • Clifton James (Sheriff)
  • Richard Donner (Director)