Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, young Clark discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil. As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor, while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane
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Arch nemesis Lex Luthor, is determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, and creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel, Superman. His new creation is a radiation-charged Nuclear Man. He was created after Luthor steals a hair from a museum to aid in his development and creation of Nuclear Man, an android who gets his energy from the sun. The two super-powered foes clash in an explosive screen extravaganza that sees Superman save the Statue of Liberty, repulse a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuild the demolished Great Wall of China.
ABOUT THE FILM Superman: The Movie Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie) is a 1978 film directed by Richard Donner. It is based on the DC Comics character of...
Wealthy businessman Ross Webster (Robert Vaughn) discovers the hidden talents of Gus Gorman (Richard Pryor), a mischievous computer genius. Ross decides to abuse his talents, in a way to help Webster with his plans for economic control. When the man of steel interferes, something must be done about Supes. When Gus’ synthetic Kryptonite fails to kill Superman, it turns him in an evil incarnation of his former self. The tar-laced Kryptonite pits man against himself, setting up the Clark vs. Superman battle.