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Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty View All


Richard Donner (Director), Mario Puzo (Story), Mario Puzo (Screenplay), Leslie Newman (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 14th, 1978
Runtime: 2 hours, 23 minutes
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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Here's the thing that I couldn't really overlook - Lex Luthor knowing just what his weakness really was.
The Rodent
They raise him as their own on their farm and name him ‘Clark’. Eventually the day comes for Clark has to leave home to discover his heritage after finding a green crystal in the barn amongst the wreckage of the comet/ship that he came to earth in. After 12 years of study in the hidden Fortress Of Solitude, he returns to the world as an all-powerful "Super Man" and....
Legend has it that Nick Nolte was actually offered the role but said that he'd only take it if they agreed to make Clark Kent a schizophrenic.