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The Movie (Blu-ray) PG

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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 31 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: November 28, 2006
  • Originally Released: 1978
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"You've got me' Who's got you'"
  - Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) to Superman (Christopher Reeve)

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1978 - Best Visual Effects

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh94%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 67

Upright86%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 285,797
Rating: A -- Margot Kidder as Lois Lane was wonderful and her and Reeves have excellent chemistry. Full Review
rachelsreviews.net
Apr 12, 2019
...A wonderful, chuckling, preposterously exciting fantasy....Reeve is excellent....Superman's ultimate triumph involves a lot more than super-feats of strength, exercising the heart muscles as well...
Variety
Dec 13, 1978
Rating: 3.5/4 -- It is this year's answer to "Star Wars," a movie that is pure escape and good, clean, unadulterated fun. Full Review
New York Daily News
Dec 10, 2015
It's the simple, earth-bound quality of the film that makes this comic-book fantasy soar. Full Review
Washington Post
Jul 14, 2010
Rating: 8.5/10 -- The most influential, if not definitive comic book superhero origin story we'll ever see. Full Review
Lyles' Movie Files
Jun 7, 2013
While the first part of the movie is pretentious and boring, the second part adopts a comedic tone and is full of brilliant and entertaining dialogue. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
El Pais (Spain)
Aug 2, 2019
Between its extravagant fancies and extravagant success Superman can only help to enhance the prestige of large-scale fantasy filmmaking. Full Review
Washington Post
Apr 23, 2018

Product Description:

The Superman myth is well told, from his birth on the doomed planet Krypton to his childhood in a small Kansas town and beyond, in Richard Donner's blockbuster. After he comes of age, young Clark Kent, as his Earth parents have named him, learns the truth of his alien birth on a voyage of discovery to the Arctic. It is there that he learns--through a link to his long-dead birth parents--of his superhuman abilities and his responsibility to preserve and protect "truth, justice and the American Way." Once he adjusts to life in the big city, Metropolis, he discovers that hiding his superpowers as mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent (Christopher Reeve) isn't easy as he flirts with hard-nosed Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) and battles supervillain Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman). The film's all-star cast includes Jackie Cooper, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty, Glenn Ford, Terence Stamp, and Valerie Perrine, among others, all camping it up wonderfully.

Plot Synopsis:

This star-packed extravaganza brings the comic book legend to the screen in grand style. It begins with Superman's scientist dad sending the infant superhero down to Earth just as the home planet, Krypton, explodes into a zillion pieces. Taking up permanent residence on Earth, the young Superman grows up into supernormal reporter Clark Kent, wooing winsome colleague Lois Lane and keeping his true identity hidden from the world. But when three villains come up with a dastardly real estate scheme that involves shoving California into the ocean, Clark Kent decides it's time to don his cape and fight the forces of evil.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 64,524
  • UPC: 085391131014
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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