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Superman 1978

  • Richard Donner
  • December 14, 1978
  • 143 mins
  • English
  • Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure
You'll Believe a Man Can Fly!
Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane − who's in love with Superman. Clark must summon his superhero alter ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.


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I remember seeing this one for the first time in a Superman marathon on TV back when I was just a kid growing up in the late 80s through the 90s. I've always been familiar with the cartoon and comics prior, and after seeing the films I became even more a fan of the characters within the universe. Christopher Reeve was a fresh face and was perfect for the role of the hero. Most importantly, Superman's costume design matches how it looks in the action comics, simple and brightly colored, and his hair has the signature (what I like to call) S bang. What I like about this film is the way they portrayed Clark's love interest with Lois, and the date scene with the two is just so tender, dreamy, and heart-warming, with just a tiny bit of comedy. He's very loyal, honest, and would do anything for her. With majestic music score by John Williams, state of the art visual effects (at the time), and among the biggest budget film (at the time), remains a staple of superhero films for later generations to come. Thanks to Richard Donner for his vision. It was followed by 3 sequels.

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Sue me but I prefer what Richard Donnor did with Superman over what Zack Snyder is doing with Superman. I prefer my Superman films whimsical over dark and dreary.

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i understand why people not very like it.for me everything just fine except for costume.

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