Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.

  1. Bryan Singer

    Director, Story

  2. Dan Harris

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Michael Dougherty

    Screenplay, Story

  4. Jerry Siegel


  5. Joe Shuster


Top Billed Cast

  1. Brandon Routh

    Brandon Routh

    Superman / Clark Kent

  2. Kevin Spacey

    Kevin Spacey

    Lex Luthor

  3. Kate Bosworth

    Kate Bosworth

    Lois Lane

  4. James Marsden

    James Marsden

    Richard White

  5. Parker Posey

    Parker Posey

    Kitty Kowalski

Full Cast & Crew

Superman Returns
Superman Returns



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 21, 2006


  • June 28, 2006


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 34m

Budget $270,000,000.00

Revenue $391,081,192.00



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