Superman: The Movie
- Original title
Superman: The Movie
- Running time
- 143 min.
- United Kingdom
Robert Benton, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Mario Puzo. Comic: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel
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Dovemead Films, Film Export AG, International Film Production
Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Adventure | Superheroes. Based on a Comic. DC Comics
- Movie Groups
- Chronicles the origins of Superman - rocketed from the dying planet Krypton by his scientist father Jor-El, Kal-El arrives on Earth and is taken in by the Kents. After his adopted father dies, Kal-El (named Clark) discovers his origins and takes on the role of Superman. Travelling to Metropolis, Superman meets love interest Lois Lane and soon finds himself struggling against Lex Luthor, a criminal genius who plans to drop the California coastline into the Pacific Ocean using a nuclear missile and cash in on the desert (now beachfront) real estate property he has bought up.
- Rankings Position
: 3 Nominations for Oscar: OST, Editing, Sound. Special Award (visual effects)
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Motion Picture Score
: BAFTA Awards: Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film (Christopher Reeve). 5 Nominations
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Comedy Screenplay
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