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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.

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Directed by

Richard Donner

Written by

Mario Puzo (Screenplay)
Leslie Newman (Screenplay)
Robert Benton (Screenplay)
David Newman (Screenplay)
Tom Mankiewicz (Writer)
Joe Shuster (Characters)
Jerry Siegel (Characters)

Runtime

143 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

You'll Believe a Man Can Fly!

Cast

Keywords

journalist superhero secret identity super power criminal based on comic dc comics aftercreditsstinger evil genius saving the world crime fighter sabotage nuclear missile galaxy north pole newspaper office superhuman strength destruction of planet save the day midwest rural life

Photos

Lists

#174 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#97 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

#685 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Special Achievement Award Les Bowie

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score John Williams

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Roy Charman