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Superman (1978)

PG 12/14/1978 (US) Science FictionActionAdventure 2h 23m

You'll Believe a Man Can Fly!


Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.

  1. Mario Puzo

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Joe Shuster


  3. Jerry Siegel


  4. Richard Donner


  5. Leslie Newman


  6. David Newman


  7. Robert Benton


  8. Tom Mankiewicz


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. Marlon Brando

    Marlon Brando


  5. Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty


  6. Jackie Cooper

    Jackie Cooper

    Perry White

  7. Glenn Ford

    Glenn Ford

    Pa Kent

  8. Trevor Howard

    Trevor Howard

    1st Elder (uncredited)

  9. Jack O'Halloran

    Jack O'Halloran


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