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Superman Returns


Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden View All


Bryan Singer (Director), Bryan Singer (Story), Michael Dougherty (Screenplay), Michael Dougherty (Story) View All

Release: Jun. 28th, 2006
Runtime: 2 hours, 34 minutes
Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.
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33 Superman Returns: Appreciation
I know the movie isn't universally loved, in fact, many despise it but, having just watched the trailer for the "Man of Steel", the "reboot" that many people wanted so feverishly, ...

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The subplot is Superman's history with Lois, and her young son who is quite obviously Superman's child before the film even presents the notion.
Pirates will be huge as well and great indeed, but Superman Returns is a film that people have been waiting for for years and it does not disappoint.
The flaws inherent in trying to make a compelling narrative about Superman have been picked over time and time again and Superman Returns not only brings them crashing back, but it adds them into a bloated and alienating excuse for a superhero film.
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