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Superman III

Cast

Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure View All


Crew

David Newman (Screenplay), Richard Lester (Director), Leslie Newman (Screenplay) View All

Release: Jun. 17th, 1983
Runtime: 2 hours, 5 minutes
Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. Between rekindling romance with his high school sweetheart and saving himself, Superman must contend with a powerful supercomputer.
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Iroquois
Superman III, on the other hand, is an overly long piece of dreck that offers up the odd spot of amusing silliness (such as a missile-targeting system that resembles a computer game or Pryor skiing off the roof of a skyscraper and surviving) but is mostly a dull and charmless piece of work.
The Rodent
Superman of course throws a spanner in the works and becomes the target of the villains' custom-built super-computer.


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