Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty
Mario Puzo (Screenplay), Mario Puzo (Story), Tom Mankiewicz (Writer), David Newman (Screenplay)
Release: Dec. 13th, 1978
Runtime: 2 hours, 23 minutes
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.
Before today, I never saw any of the Superman movies, and I recently decided to watch all of them before Man of Steel comes out. That includes the most infamous one where he quests for peace. Also, I'...
The weak antagonist aside, the movie also leaves much yearning compared to later superhero movies that offered more depth and substance, but I find it hard to complain about a humble, romantic little movie like this that still gave me quite a good time.