Superman (1978)

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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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Viooz Score: 7.1/10 from 2797 votes
Release Date: 1978-12-13
Status: Released
Run time: 143 min / 2:23
Production Studio : Dovemead Films, Film Export A.G., Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America

Superman Casts

Marlon Brando
as Jor-El
Gene Hackman
as Lex Luthor
Christopher Reeve
as Superman / Clark Kent
Ned Beatty
as Otis
Jackie Cooper
as Perry White
Glenn Ford
as Pa Kent
Trevor Howard
as 1st Elder (uncredited)
Margot Kidder
as Lois Lane
Jack O'Halloran
as Non
Valerie Perrine
as Eve Teschmacher
Maria Schell
as Vond-Ah
Terence Stamp
as General Zod
Phyllis Thaxter
as Ma Kent
Susannah York
as Lara
Jeff East
as Young Clark Kent
Marc McClure
as Jimmy Olsen
Sarah Douglas
as Ursa
Harry Andrews
as 2nd Elder (uncredited)
Vass Anderson
as 3rd Elder (uncredited)
John Hollis
as 4th Elder (uncredited)
James Garbutt
as 5th Elder (uncredited)
Michael Gover
as 6th Elder (uncredited)
David Neal
as 7th Elder (uncredited)
Penelope Lee
as 9th Elder (uncredited)
John Stuart
as 10th Elder (uncredited)
Alan Cullen
as 11th Elder (uncredited)
Lee Quigley
as Baby Kal-El (uncredited)
Aaron Smolinski
as Baby Clark Kent (uncredited)
Diane Sherry Case
as Lana Lang
Jeff Atcheson
as Coach (uncredited)
Brad Flock
as Football Player (uncredited)
David Petrou
as Team Manager (uncredited)
Billy J. Mitchell
as 1st Editor (uncredited)
Robert Henderson
as 2nd Editor (uncredited)
Larry Lamb
as 1st Reporter (uncredited)
James Brockington
as 2nd Reporter (uncredited)
John Cassady
as 3rd Reporter (uncredited)
John F. Parker
as 4th Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Scott
as 5th Reporter (uncredited)
Ray Evans
as 6th Reporter (uncredited)
Su Shifrin
as 7th Reporter (uncredited)
Miquel Brown
as 8th Reporter (uncredited)
Vincent Marzello
as 1st Copy Boy (uncredited)
Benjamin Feitelson
as 2nd Copy Boy (uncredited)
Lise Hilboldt
as 1st Secretary (uncredited)
Leueen Willoughby
as 2nd Secretary (uncredited)
Jill Ingham
as Perry's Secretary (uncredited)
Pieter Stuyck
as Window Cleaner (uncredited)
Rex Reed
as Rex Reed (uncredited)
Weston Gavin
as Mugger (uncredited)
Steve Kahan
as Officer 1 (uncredited)
Ray Hassett
as Officer 2 (uncredited)
Randy Jurgensen
as Officer 3 (uncredited)
Matt Russo
as News Vendor (uncredited)
Colin Skeaping
as Pilot (uncredited)
Bo Rucker
as Pimp (uncredited)
Paul Avery
as TV Cameraman (uncredited)
David Baxt
as Burglar (uncredited)
George Harris II
as Patrolman Mooney (uncredited)
Michael Harrigan
as 1st Hood (uncredited)
John Cording
as 2nd Hood (uncredited)
Raymond Thompson
as 3rd Hood (uncredited)
Oz Clarke
as 4th Hood (uncredited)
Rex Everhart
as Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
Jayne Tottman
as Little Girl (uncredited)
Frank Lazarus
as Air Force One Pilot (uncredited)
Brian Protheroe
as Co Pilot (uncredited)
Lawrence Trimble
as 1st Crewman (uncredited)
Robert Whelan
as 2nd Crewman (uncredited)
David Calder
as 3rd Crewman (uncredited)
Norwich Duff
as Newscaster (uncredited)
Keith Alexander
as Newscaster (uncredited)
Michael Ensign
as Newscaster (uncredited)
Larry Hagman
as Major (uncredited)
Paul Tuerpe
as Sgt. Hayley (uncredited)
Graham McPherson
as Lieutenant (uncredited)
David Yorston
as Petty Officer (uncredited)
Robert O'Neill
as Admiral (uncredited)
Robert MacLeod
as General (uncredited)
John Ratzenberger
as 1st Controller (uncredited)
Alan Tilvern
as 2nd Controller (uncredited)
Phil Brown
as State Senator (uncredited)
Bill Bailey
as 2nd Senator (uncredited)
Burnell Tucker
as Agent (uncredited)
Chief Tug Smith
as Indian Chief (uncredited)
Norman Warwick
as Superchief Driver (uncredited)
Chuck Julian
as Assistant (uncredited)
Colin Etherington
as Power Co. Driver (uncredited)
Mark Wynter
as Mate (uncredited)
Roy Stevens
as Warden (uncredited)
William Russell
as 8th Elder (uncredited)
Noel Neill
as Ella Lane (uncredited)
Kirk Alyn
as Sam Lane (uncredited)
Edward Finneran
as special football player (contest winner) (uncredited)
Tony Selby
as Hood (uncredited)
Richard Donner
as Man in Street (extended version) (uncredited)

Superman Crew

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