Superman 1978
You'll believe a man can fly.

The movie that makes a legend come to life.

Directed By Richard Donner
Screenplay By Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Robert Benton, Tom Mankiewicz
Cast Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman
Produced By Pierre Spengler, Alexander Salkind, Ilya Salkind
Film Editing By Stuart Baird, Michael Ellis
Cinematography By Geoffrey Unsworth
Music By John Williams

Dovemead, Film Export A.G., International Film Productions


United States, United Kingdom



Release Date

December 10, 1978


143 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

Warner Bros. Pictures, Columbia-EMI-Warner

Budget $55,000,000
Gross $300,218,018


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  • Christopher Reeve as Superman
  • Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor
  • Marlon Brando as Jor-El
  • Ned Beatty as Otis
  • Jackie Cooper as Perry White
  • Glenn Ford as Jonathan Kent
  • Margot Kidder as Lois Lane
  • Trevor Howard as The First Elder
  • Terence Stamp as General Zod
  • Jack O'Halloran as Non
  • Valerie Perrine as Eve Teschmacher
  • Maria Schell as Vond-Ah
  • Phyllis Thaxter as Martha Kent
  • Susannah York as Lara
  • Jeff East as Clark Kent (teenage)
  • Diane Sherry as Lana Lang
  • Marc McClure as Jimmy Olsen
  • Sarah Douglas as Ursa
  • Harry Andrews as The Second Elder
  • Noel Neill as Ella Lane
  • Kirk Alyn as Sam Lane



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Superman (1978) Official Trailer00:32

Superman (1978) Official Trailer

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