Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 86%
TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 93%

Financials

Revenue: $300,500,000

Budget: $55,000,000

Profit: + $245,500,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: You'll believe a man can fly.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 14, 1978

Rating: 1978-12-11

Run Time: 2h 23m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: Switzerland , United Kingdom , United States of America

Production Companies: Dovemead Films , Alexander and Ilya Salkind Productions , International Film Production


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve

Clark Kent / Superman

Age : 52 | Popularity : 14%

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Jor-El

Age : N/A | Popularity : 100%

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

Lex Luthor

Age : 94 | Popularity : 24%

Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty

Otis

Age : 86 | Popularity : 20%

Jackie Cooper

Jackie Cooper

Perry White

Age : 88 | Popularity : 8%

Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford

Pa Kent

Age : 90 | Popularity : 15%

Trevor Howard

Trevor Howard

1st Elder

Age : 74 | Popularity : 7%

Margot Kidder

Margot Kidder

Lois Lane

Age : 69 | Popularity : 10%


Crew

Department Role Name
Crew Second Unit
Robert Lynn
Robert Lynn
Stunts
Richard Hackman
Richard Hackman
Greg Powell
Greg Powell
Stunt Coordinator
Vic Armstrong
Vic Armstrong
Writing Screenplay
David Newman
David Newman
Robert Benton
Robert Benton
Mario Puzo
Mario Puzo
Leslie Newman
Leslie Newman
Characters
Joe Shuster
Joe Shuster
Jerry Siegel
Jerry Siegel
Story
Mario Puzo
Mario Puzo
Writer
Tom Mankiewicz
Tom Mankiewicz
Production Producer
Pierre Spengler
Pierre Spengler
Executive Producer
Ilya Salkind
Ilya Salkind
Casting
Lynn Stalmaster
Lynn Stalmaster
Associate Producer
Charles F. Greenlaw
Charles F. Greenlaw
Production Manager
Dusty Symonds
Dusty Symonds
Production Supervisor
Robert Simmonds
Robert Simmonds
Directing Director
Richard Donner
Richard Donner
Second Unit Director
John Barry
John Barry
David Tomblin
David Tomblin
John Glen
John Glen
Editing Editor
Stuart Baird
Stuart Baird
Michael Ellis
Michael Ellis
Camera Director of Photography
Geoffrey Unsworth
Geoffrey Unsworth
First Assistant Camera
David Wynn-Jones
David Wynn-Jones
Camera Operator
Mike Fox
Mike Fox
Art Production Design
John Barry
John Barry
Art Direction
Norman Reynolds
Norman Reynolds
Tony Reading
Tony Reading
Philip Bennet
Philip Bennet
Norman Dorme
Norman Dorme
Leslie Dilley
Leslie Dilley
Ernest Archer
Ernest Archer
Stuart Craig
Stuart Craig
Set Designer
Steve Cooper
Steve Cooper
Set Decoration
Peter Howitt
Peter Howitt
Draughtsman
Reg Bream
Reg Bream
Sound Original Music Composer
John Williams
John Williams
Supervising Sound Editor
Chris Greenham
Chris Greenham
Sound Mixer
Roy Charman
Roy Charman
Norman Bolland
Norman Bolland
Brian Marshall
Brian Marshall
Charles Schmitz
Charles Schmitz
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Gordon K. McCallum
Gordon K. McCallum
Sound Effects Editor
Peter Pennell
Peter Pennell
Sound
Pat Foster
Pat Foster
John Foster
John Foster
Costume & Make-Up Hairdresser
Joan White
Joan White
Iloe Elliott
Iloe Elliott
Patricia McDermott
Patricia McDermott
Stella Rivers
Stella Rivers
Darby Halpin
Darby Halpin
Cathy Kevany
Cathy Kevany
Makeup Supervisor
Stuart Freeborn
Stuart Freeborn
Makeup Artist
Nick Maley
Nick Maley
Louis Lane
Louis Lane
Connie Reeve
Connie Reeve
Kay Freeborn
Kay Freeborn
Graham Freeborn
Graham Freeborn
Phil Rhodes
Phil Rhodes
Basil Newall
Basil Newall
Jamie Brown
Jamie Brown
Sylvia Croft
Sylvia Croft
Costume Design
Yvonne Blake
Yvonne Blake
Wardrobe Supervisor
Betty Adamson
Betty Adamson
Wardrobe Assistant
Barbara Gillett
Barbara Gillett
Visual Effects Visual Effects Designer
Denis Rich
Denis Rich
Special Effects Supervisor
Colin Chilvers
Colin Chilvers
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