Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

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

Brief Synopsis: "With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, is declaring war on the Man of Steel and his quest to save the planet. Using a strand of Superman's hair, Luthor synthesizes a powerful ally known as Nuclear Man and ignites an epic battle spanning Earth and space."

Overall Ranking: 3186 (Rank from 1987: # 24)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 60%


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Dave Examines Movies46(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest40
Pete B25
Sober Film Critic James Brown11.6(full review)
Steve Habrat8(full review)

People Involved

  • Christopher Reeve (Superman / Clark Kent)
  • Margot Kidder (Lois Lane)
  • Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor)
  • Jackie Cooper (Perry White)
  • Marc McClure (Jimmy Olsen)
  • Jon Cryer (Lenny)
  • Sam Wanamaker (David Warfield)
  • Mariel Hemingway (Lacy Warfield)
  • Mark Pillow (Nuclear Man)
  • Sidney J. Furie (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Superman
  • Superman II (Donner cut)
  • Superman III