Movie » Superman released on December 15, 1978.

    The 1978 film released by Warner Brothers was the first big-budget comic-to-film adaptation and became a blockbuster around the world, following in the footsteps of Star Wars.

    Short summary describing this movie.

    Superman last edited by Hyjurocket on 10/15/23 07:23PM View full history

    No description

    User reviews Add new review

    5 (4)
    4 (1)
    3 (1)
    2 (0)
    1 (0)
    4.6 stars

    Average score of 6 user reviews

    THE Superman movie! 0

    I"ve loved this movie for years.  Never mind the fact that Christopher Reeves was an unknown when he starred in this role but he played both parts well.  Everything from the music of John Williams to the Fortress and Krypton itself worked well.  Seeing General Zod even if only for moments was great as well.    Gene Hackman was smooth and tricky as Lex Luthor, Margot Kidder playing a Lois Lane that would be unrivaled until years later in the TV series Smallville.  Jor-el played by Marlon Brando w...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    First major superhero movie revisited 0

    I'm back! And to celebrate the release of Man of Steel this Friday (can't believe it's already here, Fall of 2011 doesn't seem long ago), I decided to go back and relive the cinematic history of Superman, starting with Superman in 1978. While this wasn't the first superhero movie, it was the first major superhero movie and paved the way for films like Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, and The Avengers. I don't remember much of it, but it's regarded as a classic and one of the greatest superhero ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Superman: The perfect movie 0

    Journey back to a day where superhero movies coukd be light and slightly campy. This movie is the perfect Superman movie. Christopher Reeves is born to play the role of Clark Kent. This movie is a pure enjoyment to watch. If you want to kill a few hours fun movies then Suoerman: The movie is for you...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

    Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

    Comment and Save

    Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.