Overview

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.

  1. Mark Rosenthal

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Lawrence Konner

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Sidney J. Furie

    Director

  4. Joe Shuster

    Characters

  5. Christopher Reeve

    Story

  6. Jerry Siegel

    Characters

Top Billed Cast

  1. Christopher Reeve

    Christopher Reeve

    Superman / Clark Kent

  2. Margot Kidder

    Margot Kidder

    Lois Lane

  3. Gene Hackman

    Gene Hackman

    Lex Luthor

  4. Jackie Cooper

    Jackie Cooper

    Perry White

  5. Marc McClure

    Marc McClure

    Jimmy Olsen

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

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Status Released

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  • July 24, 1987
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget $17,000,000.00

Revenue $19,300,000.00

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