Superman III

Lists: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, DC Comics, Superhero movie

Brief Synopsis: "Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. Between rekindling romance with his high school sweetheart and saving himself, Superman must contend with a powerful supercomputer."

Overall Ranking: 3242 (Rank from 1983: # 14)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 0%
Burnt 50%


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People Involved

  • Christopher Reeve (Superman / Clark Kent)
  • Richard Pryor (Gus Gorman)
  • Jackie Cooper (Perry White)
  • Marc McClure (Jimmy Olsen)
  • Annette OToole (Lana Lang)
  • Annie Ross (Vera Webster)
  • Pamela Stephenson (Lorelei)
  • Robert Vaughn (Ross Webster)
  • Margot Kidder (Lois Lane)
  • Richard Lester (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

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

  • Christopher Reeve Superman