Superman II
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1980
Director: Richard Lester
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 085391-112020
Running time: 2:07 (127 Min.)
Casetype: Snapper
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 01, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1341)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
This continuation of the adventures of the Man of Steel (Christopher Reeve) takes up where the original left off, showing spectacular new tricks to surpass it! "I thought the original Superman was terrific entertainment," Roger Ebert wrote, "and so I was a little startled to discover that I liked Superman II even more." Three fugitive super-powered Kryptonian do-badders (Terence Stamp, Sarah Douglas and Jack O'Halloran) plan to enslave the Earth – just when Superman decides to show a more romantic side to Lois Lane (Margot Kidder). The timing is off for the son of Jor-El, but it's ideal for a special-effects fan's dream come true as Metropolis comes under siege. Gene Hackman (as Lex Luthor) also returns from the first film and with a top supporting cast, witty Richard Lester direction and visuals that astound and delight, this comic book-come-to-life has become an enduring all-family wow!
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Genres
Adventure
Science-Fiction
Action
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
 • International Film Production
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Tags
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Richard Lester....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
Production
Ilya Salkind....Executive Producer
Pierre Spengler....Producer
Cinematography
Geoffrey Unsworth....Cinematographer
Bob Paynter....Director of Photography
Film Editing
John Victor-Smith....Film Editor
Music
Ken Thorne....Composer
John Williams....Composer
Sound
Roy Charman....Production Sound Mixer
Art
John Barry....Production Designer
Peter Murton....Production Designer
Roy Field....Visual Effects
Yvonne Blake....Costume Designer
Susan Yelland....Costume Designer
Maurice Fowler....Art Director
Charles Bishop....Art Director
Terry Ackland-Snow....Art Director
Norman Reynolds....Art Director
Ernest Archer....Art Director
Stuart Freeborn....Make-up Artist
Cast
Gene Hackman....Lex Luthor
Christopher Reeve....Superman Clark Kent
Ned Beatty....Otis
Jackie Cooper....Perry White
Sarah Douglas....Ursa
Margot Kidder....Lois Lane
Jack O'Halloran....Non
Valerie Perrine....Eve Teschmacher
Susannah York....Lara
Clifton James....Sheriff
E. G. Marshall....The President
Marc McClure....Jimmy Olsen
Terence Stamp....General Zod
Leueen Willoughby....Leueen
Robin Pappas....Alice
Roger Kemp....Spokesman
Terrorists
Roger Brierley
Anthony Milner
Richard Griffiths
Melissa Wiltsie....Nun
Alain Dehay....Gendarme
Marc Boyle....C.R.S. Man
Alan Stuart....Cab Driver
Controllers
John Ratzenberger
Shane Rimmer
John Morton....Nate
Jim Dowdell....Boris
Angus McInnes....Prison Guard
Antony Sher....Bell Boy
Elva May Hoover....Mother
Hadley Kay....Jason
Todd Woodcroft....Father
John Hollis....Krypton Elder
Gordon Rollings....Fisherman
Peter Whitman....Deputy
Bill Bailey....J.J.
Dinny Powell....Boog
Hal Galili....Man At Bar
Marcus D'Amico....Willie
Jackie Cooper....Dino
Richard Parmentier....Reporter
Don Fellows....General
Michael J. Shannon....President's Aide
Tony Sibbald....Presidential Imposter
Tommy Duggan....Diner Owner
Pamela Mandell....Waitress
Pepper Martin....Rocky
Eugene Lipinski....Newsvendor
Kids
Cleon Spencer
Carl Parris
Beth Porter....Football Fan (uncredited)
Joe Walsh....Sailor Baby (uncredited)