Man of Steel

    Movie » Man of Steel released on June 14, 2013.

    Reboot of the Superman movie franchise and the beginning of the DC Extended Universe, with Henry Cavill as the man of steel. Directed by Zack Snyder, of 300 and Watchmen fame. Written by David Goyer and Christopher Nolan, director of The Dark Knight Trilogy.

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    Man of Steel last edited by KillerZ on 06/15/24 07:34AM View full history

    Official Synopsis

    In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Cavill) is a young twenty something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond anyone’s imagination. Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question – Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Costner), Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions. But when the world needs stability the most, it comes under attack. Will his abilities be used to maintain peace or ultimately used to divide and conquer? Clark must become the hero known as “Superman,” not only to shine as the world’s last beacon of hope but to protect the ones he loves.

    Henry Cavill has been quoted saying that to prepare for the role he read " Birthright", "Red Sun" and "The Death and Return Of Superman".

    In the Jor-El voice over teaser trailer, Russel Crowe is reciting a line from Grant Morrison's All-Star Superman.

    Hans Zimmer was named to score the film in June 2012.

    On January 23rd 2013, the MPAA gave "MAN oF STEEL [2013]" a rating of PG-13 "for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language."

    As of Feb. 19. 2013, iMDB is listing "Man of Steel" with a run time of 148 minutes. This is approximately 8 minutes longer than Batman Begins and 4.5 minutes shorter than The Dark Knight.


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    Average score of 33 user reviews

    Bringing Superman into the 21st Century 0

    I've been a fan of Superman for as long as I can recall, having grown up watching the 90's Animated series, and the earlier films, and although Batman became my favourite superhero, Superman isn't far behind. The more recent Superman films have not been kind to the Man of Tomorrow, with Superman Returns, and Superman IV: The Quest For Peace being very poor, and Superman III also not being too great. This however is the perfect time to rectify that.PlotSPOILER FREEWhen Krypton starts to destroy i...

    25 out of 26 found this review helpful.

    Snyder delivers on his modern day take of the Man of Steel 0

    Man of Steel ReviewSnyder delivers on his modern day take of the Man of Steel in a large way. For years fans of Superman have been pining for a chance to see The Last Son of Krypton be pitted against a villain that didn’t require trickery; someone who could go toe-to-toe with a man who is a god, for all intents and purposes, and give as good as they got without the gimmick of a certain rare and precious element showing up magically by the truckload. You can rest assured that this is the case in ...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    Man Of Frigging Steel! 0

    hey guys. so this will be my first attempt to review a DC movie, lets hope it works out.Man of SteelSo before i get into the details, this is basically a spoiler free review, and if i decide to spoil something, it will be indicated, so no worries.First things first, i am not generally a superman fan, well not a HUGE fan that is, but i enjoy his character , and i think i understand him well enough to write up a decent review or analysis. The Start of the movie explores krypton, and the events tha...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

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