Superman: The Movie
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1978
Director: Richard Donner
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 012569-101326
Running time: 2:31 (151 Min.)
Casetype: Snapper
Format: NTSC, 2.30:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Double-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 01, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1340)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
Soaring even higher in a state-of-the-art digital transfer from restored elements and with dynamically remixed digital audio, the Academy Award®-winning* adventure also now includes eight minutes integrated into the film by director Richard Donner. Enjoy more footage of the Krypton Council, a glimpse of stars of prior Superman incarnations, more of Jor-El underscoring his son's purpose on Earth and an extended sequence inside Lex Luthor's gauntlet of doom. Christopher Reeve (Superman/Clark Kent), Marlon Brando (Jor-El), Gene Hackman (Luthor) and Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) give indelible performances that fuel the film's aura of legend. Looks like a swell night for flying. Why not come along?

*1978: Special Achievement in Visual Effects
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Genres
Action
Science-Fiction
Adventure
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
 • International Film Production
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Music Only  Dolby Digital 5.0
Subtitles
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Top 100 Movies
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature, Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Closed Captioned
 • Audio Outtakes, Screen Tests
Crew
Direction
Richard Donner....Director
Writing
Jerry Siegel....Original Characters By
Joe Shuster....Original Characters By
Mario Puzo....Story By
Mario Puzo....Screenwriter
David Newman....Screenwriter
Leslie Newman....Screenwriter
Robert Benton....Screenwriter
Production
Alexander Salkind....Executive Producer
Ilya Salkind....Executive Producer
Pierre Spengler....Producer
Cinematography
Geoffrey Unsworth....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Stuart Baird....Film Editor
Music
John Williams....Composer
John Williams....Song Writer
Leslie Bricusse....Song Writer
Sound
Chris Greenham....Supervising Sound Editor
Gordon K. McCallum....Production Sound Mixer
Gordon K. McCallum....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Roy Charman....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Norman Bolland....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Brian Marshall....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Charles Schmitz....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Dick Ragusa....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Chris Large....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
John Barry....Production Designer
Colin Chilvers....Visual Effects
Roy Field....Visual Effects
Denis Rich....Visual Effects
Maurice Fowler....Art Director
Bill Brodie....Art Director
Norman Dorme....Art Director
Norman Reynolds....Art Director
Ernest Archer....Art Director
Tony Reading....Art Director
Les Dilley....Art Director
Stuart Craig....Art Director
Gene Rudolf....Art Director
Philip Bennet....Art Director
Stan Jolley....Art Director
Yvonne Blake....Costume Designer
Philip Rhodes....Make-up Artist
Basil Newall....Make-up Artist
Kay Freeborn....Make-up Artist
Graham Freeborn....Make-up Artist
Nick Maley....Make-up Artist
Sylvia Croft....Make-up Artist
Connie Reeve....Make-up Artist
Louis Lane....Make-up Artist
Jamie Brown....Make-up Artist
 Film Restoration
Production
Michael Thau....Producer
Film Editing
Michael Thau....Film Editor
Sound
Jay Nierenberg....Supervising Sound Editor
Bernard Weiser....Supervising Sound Editor
Steve Mann....Sound Editor
Anthony R. Milch....Sound Editor
Terry Rodman....Sound Editor
Brian T. Best....Sound Editor
Roland N. Thai....Sound Editor
Lance Brown....Sound Editor
Tim Walston....Sound Designer
Tim Gedemer....Sound Designer
Charles Deenen....Sound Designer
Steve Pederson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Daniel Leahy....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Cast
Marlon Brando....Jor-El
Gene Hackman....Lex Luthor
Christopher Reeve....Superman / Clark Kent
Ned Beatty....Otis
Jackie Cooper....Perry White
Glenn Ford....Pa Kent
Trevor Howard....1st Elder
Margot Kidder....Lois Lane
Jack O'Halloran....Non
Valerie Perrine....Eve Teschmacher
Maria Schell....Vond-Ah
Terence Stamp....General Zod
Phyllis Thaxter....Ma Kent
Susannah York....Lara
Jeff East....Young Clark Kent
Marc McClure....Jimmy Olsen
Sarah Douglas....Ursa
Harry Andrews....2nd Elder
Krypton Council
Vass Anderson....3rd Elder
John Hollis....4th Elder
James Garbutt....5th Elder
Michael Gover....6th Elder
David Neal....7th Elder
William Russell....8th Elder
Penelope Lee....9th Elder
John Stuart....10th Elder
Alan Cullen....11th Elder
Lee Quigley....Baby Kal-El
Aaron Smolinski....Baby Clark Kent
Smallville
Diane Sherry....Lana Lang
Jeff Atcheson....Coach
Brad Flock....Football Player
David Petrou....Team Manager
Daily Planet
Billy J. Mitchell....1st Editor
Robert Henderson....2nd Editor
Larry Lamb....1st Reporter
James Brockington....2nd Reporter
John Cassady....3rd Reporter
John F. Parker....4th Reporter
Antony Scott....5th Reporter
Ray Evans....6th Reporter
Su Shifrin....7th Reporter
Miquel Brown....8th Reporter
Vincent Marzello....1st Copy Boy
Benjamin Feitelson....2nd Copy Boy
Lise Hilboldt....1st Secretary
Leueen Willoughby....2nd Secretary
Jill Ingham....Perry's Secretary
Pieter Stuyck....Window Cleaner
Metropolis
Rex Reed....Rex Reed
Weston Gavin....Mugger
Stephen Kahan....Officer 1
Ray Hassett....Officer 2
Randy Jurgenson....Officer 3
Matt Russo....News Vendor
Superman's 1st Night
Colin Skeaping....Pilot
Bo Rucker....Pimp
Paul Avery....TV Cameraman
David Baxt....Burglar
George Harris II....Patrolman Mooney
Michael Harrigan....1st Hood
John Cording....2nd Hood
Raymond Thompson....3rd Hood
Oz Clarke....4th Hood
Rex Everhardt....Desk Sergeant
Jayne Tottman....Little Girl
Frank Lazarus....Air Force One Pilot
Brian Protheroe....Co Pilot
Lawrence Trimble....1st Crewman
Robert Whelan....2nd Crewman
David Calder....3rd Crewman
Norwick Duff....Newscaster
Keith Alexander....Newscaster
Michael Ensign....Newscaster
Missile Convoys
Larry Hagman....Major
Paul Tuerpe....Sgt. Hayley
Graham McPherson....Lieutenant
David Yorston....Petty Officer
Missile Control
Robert O'Neill....Admiral
Robert MacLeod....General
John Ratzenberger....1st Controller
Alan Tilvern....2nd Controller
Phil Brown....State Senator
Bill Bailey....2nd Senator
Golf Course
Burnell Tucker....Agent
California
Chief Tug Smith....Indian Chief
Norman Warwick....Superchief Driver
Chuck Julian....Assistant
Colin Etherington....Power Co. Driver
Mark Wynter....Mate
Prison
Roy Stevens....Warden
Kirk Alyn....Young Lois Lane's Father (uncredited)
Bruce Boa....General (uncredited)
Richard Donner....Man On Street (uncredited)
Edward Finneran....Special Football Player (uncredited)
Noel Neill....Young Lois Lane's Mother (uncredited)
Tony Selby....Hood (uncredited)