Superman Returns

    Movie » Superman Returns released on June 28, 2006.

    Superman Returns brought the franchise back to the big screen after a 20 year absence with newcomer Brandon Routh putting on the cape. The continuity of the film is set just after Superman II (1980), where Superman had a romantic relationship with Lois Lane.

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    Superman Returns last edited by Phantom25 on 06/21/22 04:51PM View full history

    Five long years have passed since Superman disappeared mysteriously. The crisis took the world without limits. Without Superman, crime has risen in the city of Metropolis, and that's not counting the future criminal acts of Lex Luthor. The criminal has left prison with a clear plan: using Superman's technological secrets for his glory and benefit.

    Lois Lane, star reporter for the newspaper "Daily Planet", and true love in the life of Superman, has resumed his life after the sudden disappearance of five years of Superman. He left without saying a word. Lois even won a Pulitzer Prize for his note "Why the World Does not Need Superman". Now the journalist is engaged to the nephew of the editor of "The Planet" and has a young son, Jason, to look after. For Superman on the other hand, the search for a place in the universe ends when he returns to the Kent farm, the only family he knew. But finally he returns to Metropolis. There, just look into the eyes of Lois Lane, he knows he is in the right place, among people full of defects, but in the end, good people. Undoubtedly, the Earth is his true home. Meanwhile, Lex Luthor has a plan to be carried out just now that Superman has returned.

    The world needs the Man of Steel more than ever.

    Superman was born on a planet that long ago no longer exists. A couple of farmers, the Kent´s, who live in a small farm in the state of Kansas, adopt him. The child's name is Kal-El, but they changed his name to Clark Kent, and although he grows between humans, he is not one of them. Under the influence of a yellow sunlight on Earth, Kal-El takes superpowers and can make things impossible for humans.

    However, in order to live among them, he must lead a double life as if he were simply a human, without showing off his great gifts. And so, as Clark Kent, he lives like a normal person, but he transformed into the Man of Steel when the world needs.


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    Although widely regarded as one of the best superhero movies (even earning it's place on many top lists), the film has been mostly forgotten in the wake of Man of Steel, and the upcoming BvS. However have no doubt - this film is a worthy successor to Christopher Lee's Superman II, taking place five years later after Kent has disappeared to see his home world's destruction for himself. Brandon Routh is a charming Superman, although Kevin Spacey steals the show as Lex Luthor, who intends to use cr...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Psst... it's a remake. 0

    I had high hopes for this one. The director, Bryan Singer has had a great track record up till now making great films full of excitement and depth. Since the Batman franchise, began with two good movies, was followed by two terrible ones, and was ultimately redeemed in the new millenium by a visionary young director, I hoped the same would be true of the Superman franchise. Unfortunately this was not the case. The movie was a mixed bag, and there's no way I can explain myself to you comic g33...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Superman Returns 0

    I had high expectations for this movie since I watched the original four movies. Seriously, what was Bryan Singer thinking? You know, this movie is crap because of bad dialogue, acting and storywise. Now I know this was a blockbuster movie and it had high grossings. Seriously, when it comes to the story and the characters. It's lame. This movie is actually a sequel to Superman 1 and 2. Thus, ignoring the events of movie 3 and 4.   Here are some points which I don't like.Clark Kent/Superman- Clar...

    5 out of 12 found this review helpful.

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