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Superman II
The Adventure Continues

The three outlaws from Krypton descend to Earth to confront the Man of Steel in a cosmic battle for world supremacy.
The Man of Steel meets his match!
The Man of Steel is back, and better than ever!
Miraculously freed from eternal orbit, the three outlaws from Krypton descend to earth, for the ultimate confrontation.

Directed By Richard Lester, Richard Donner (uncredited)
Written By Joe Shuster & Jerry Siegel (Created Superman character)
Screenplay By Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman
Cast Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Terence Stamp
Story Mario Puzo
Produced By Pierre Spengler
Executive Producer Ilya Salkind
Film Editing By John Victor-Smith
Cinematography By Robert Paynter, Geoffrey Unsworth
Music By Ken Thorne

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





Release Date

1 Jun 1981 (USA)


127 min

Distributed By

Warner Bros. Pictures, Columbia-EMI-Warner

Budget $54,000,000
Gross $108,200,000 (USA)


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  • Christopher Reeve as Superman
  • Margot Kidder as Lois Lane
  • Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor
  • Terence Stamp as General Zod
  • Ned Beatty as Otis
  • Jackie Cooper as Perry White
  • Sarah Douglas as Ursa
  • Jack O'Halloran as Non
  • Valerie Perrine as Eve Teschmacher
  • Susannah York as Lara
  • Clifton James as Sheriff
  • E.G. Marshall as The President
  • Marc McClure as Jimmy Olsen
  • Leueen Willoughby as Leueen
  • Robin Pappas as Alice
  • Roger Kemp as Spokesman
  • Roger Brierley as Terrorist #1
  • Anthony Milner as Terrorist #2
  • Richard Griffiths as Terrorist #3
  • Melissa Wiltsie as Nun
  • Alain Dehay as Gendarme
  • Marc Boyle as C.R.S. Man
  • Alan Stuart as Cab Driver
  • John Ratzenberger as Controller #1
  • Shane Rimmer as Controller #2
  • John Morton as Nate
  • Jim Dowdall as Boris (as Jim Dowdell)
  • Angus MacInnes as Prison Warden (as Angus McInnes)
  • Antony Sher as Bell Boy
  • Elva Mai Hoover as Mother (as Elva May Hoover)
  • Hadley Kay as Jason
  • Todd Woodcroft as Father
  • John Hollis as Krypton Elder
  • Gordon Rollings as Fisherman
  • Peter Whitman as Deputy Dwayne
  • Bill Bailey as J.J.
  • Dinny Powell as Boog
  • Hal Galili as Man in Diner
  • Marcus D'Amico as Willie
  • Jack Cooper as Dino (as Jackie Cooper)
  • Richard LeParmentier as Reporter (as Richard Parmentier)
  • Don Fellows as General
  • Michael Shannon as resident's Aide (as Michael J. Shannon)
  • Tony Sibbald as Presidential Imposter
  • Tommy Duggan as Diner Owner
  • Pamela Mandell as Waitress
  • Pepper Martin as Rocky
  • Lipinski as Newsvendor
  • Cleon Spencer as Kid #1
  • Carl Parris as Kid #2


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