Superman's primary photo
  • Superman (1978)
  • PG
    143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman (1978)
PG
143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Director
Writers
Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman) | Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman) | Mario Puzo (story) (screenplay) | David Newman (screenplay) & 2 more
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Geoffrey Unsworth (photographed by)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Dec 15, 1978 (United States)

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Cast

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121 cast members
Name Known for
Marlon Brando
Jor-El Jor-El   See fewer
Gene Hackman
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor   See fewer
Christopher Reeve
Superman / Clark Kent Superman / Clark Kent   See fewer
Jackie Cooper
Perry White Perry White   See fewer
Glenn Ford
Pa Kent Pa Kent   See fewer
Trevor Howard
1st Elder 1st Elder   See fewer
Margot Kidder
Lois Lane Lois Lane   See fewer
Valerie Perrine
Eve Teschmacher Eve Teschmacher   See fewer
Maria Schell
Vond-Ah Vond-Ah   See fewer
Terence Stamp
General Zod General Zod   See fewer
Phyllis Thaxter
Ma Kent Ma Kent   See fewer
Jeff East
Young Clark Kent Young Clark Kent   See fewer
Marc McClure
Jimmy Olsen Jimmy Olsen   See fewer
Harry Andrews
2nd Elder 2nd Elder   See fewer
Vass Anderson
3rd Elder 3rd Elder   See fewer
John Hollis
4th Elder 4th Elder   See fewer
James Garbutt
5th Elder 5th Elder   See fewer
Michael Gover
6th Elder 6th Elder   See fewer
David Neal
7th Elder 7th Elder   See fewer
William Russell
8th Elder 8th Elder   See fewer
Penelope Lee
9th Elder 9th Elder   See fewer
John Stuart
10th Elder 10th Elder   See fewer
Alan Cullen
11th Elder 11th Elder   See fewer
Lee Quigley
Baby Kal-El Baby Kal-El   See fewer
Aaron Smolinski
Baby Clark Kent Baby Clark Kent   See fewer
Diane Sherry Case
Lana Lang (as Diane Sherry) Lana Lang (as Diane Sherry)   See fewer
David Petrou
Team Manager Team Manager   See fewer
Billy J. Mitchell
1st Editor 1st Editor   See fewer
Robert Henderson
2nd Editor 2nd Editor   See fewer
Larry Lamb
1st Reporter 1st Reporter   See fewer
James Brockington
2nd Reporter 2nd Reporter   See fewer
John Cassady
3rd Reporter 3rd Reporter   See fewer
John F. Parker
4th Reporter 4th Reporter   See fewer
Antony Scott
5th Reporter 5th Reporter   See fewer
Ray Evans
6th Reporter 6th Reporter   See fewer
Sue Shifrin
7th Reporter (as Su Shifrin) 7th Reporter (as Su Shifrin)   See fewer
Miquel Brown
8th Reporter 8th Reporter   See fewer
Vincent Marzello
1st Copy Boy 1st Copy Boy   See fewer
Ben Feitelson
2nd Copy Boy (as Benjamin Feitelson) 2nd Copy Boy (as Benjamin Feitelson)   See fewer
Lise Hilboldt
1st Secretary 1st Secretary   See fewer
Leueen Willoughby
2nd Secretary 2nd Secretary   See fewer
Jill Ingham
Perry's Secretary Perry's Secretary   See fewer
Pieter Stuyck
Window Cleaner Window Cleaner   See fewer
Rex Reed
Rex Reed Rex Reed   See fewer
Weston Gavin
Mugger Mugger   See fewer
Steve Kahan
Officer 1 (as Stephen Kahan) Officer 1 (as Stephen Kahan)   See fewer
Ray Hassett
Officer 2 Officer 2   See fewer
Randy Jurgensen
Officer 3 (as Randy Jurgenson) Officer 3 (as Randy Jurgenson)   See fewer
Matt Russo
News Vendor News Vendor   See fewer
Paul Avery
TV Cameraman TV Cameraman   See fewer
David Baxt
Burglar Burglar   See fewer
George Harris II
Patrolman Mooney Patrolman Mooney   See fewer
Michael Harrigan
1st Hood 1st Hood   See fewer
John Cording
2nd Hood 2nd Hood   See fewer
Raymond Thompson
3rd Hood 3rd Hood   See fewer
Oz Clarke
4th Hood 4th Hood   See fewer
Rex Everhart
Desk Sergeant (as Rex Everhardt) Desk Sergeant (as Rex Everhardt)   See fewer
Jayne Tottman
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
Frank Lazarus
Air Force One Pilot Air Force One Pilot   See fewer
Brian Protheroe
Co Pilot Co Pilot   See fewer
Lawrence Trimble
1st Crewman 1st Crewman   See fewer
Robert Whelan
2nd Crewman 2nd Crewman   See fewer
David Calder
3rd Crewman 3rd Crewman   See fewer
Norwich Duff
Newscaster (as Norwick Duff) Newscaster (as Norwick Duff)   See fewer
Keith Alexander
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
Michael Ensign
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
Paul Tuerpe
Sgt. Hayley Sgt. Hayley   See fewer
Graham McPherson
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
David Yorston
Petty Officer Petty Officer   See fewer
Robert O'Neill
Admiral Admiral   See fewer
Robert MacLeod
General General   See fewer
John Ratzenberger
1st Controller 1st Controller   See fewer
Alan Tilvern
2nd Controller 2nd Controller   See fewer
Phil Brown
State Senator State Senator   See fewer
Bill Bailey
2nd Senator 2nd Senator   See fewer
Chief Tug Smith
Indian Chief Indian Chief   See fewer
Norman Warwick
Superchief Driver Superchief Driver   See fewer
Chuck Julian
Assistant Assistant   See fewer
Colin Etherington
Power Co. Driver Power Co. Driver   See fewer
Roy Stevens
Warden Warden   See fewer
Kirk Alyn
General Sam Lane (uncredited) General Sam Lane (uncredited)   See fewer
Jerry Baker
Helipad Ground Crew (uncredited) Helipad Ground Crew (uncredited)   See fewer
Roy Beck
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Roy Beck
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Bruce Boa
General (extended version) (uncredited) General (extended version) (uncredited)   See fewer
Rodney Cardiff
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Dahdah
Newspaper Customer (uncredited) Newspaper Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
David de Keyser
Warden (voice) (uncredited) Warden (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Dearlove
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Donner
Man in Street (extended version) (uncredited) Man in Street (extended version) (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Fielder
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Edward Finneran
Special Football Player (uncredited) Special Football Player (uncredited)   See fewer
Aidan Harrington
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Harris
Man on Daily Planet Rooftop (uncredited) Man on Daily Planet Rooftop (uncredited)   See fewer
Rob Hawk
Little Boy with Mom (uncredited) Little Boy with Mom (uncredited)   See fewer
John Ketteringham
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
George Leech
Man in Office (uncredited) Man in Office (uncredited)   See fewer
Noel Neill
Ella Lane (uncredited) Ella Lane (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony O'Leary
Daily Planet Employee (uncredited) Daily Planet Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas Quinn
Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Desk Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
Shane Rimmer
Naval Transport Commander (uncredited) Naval Transport Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Robinson
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Pam Rose
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Selby
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
Sandy Shelton
Woman in Street (uncredited) Woman in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeff Silk
School Bus Driver (uncredited) School Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Byron Sotiris
Man in Street (uncredited) Man in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
Marco St. John
Mugger's Arm in Alley (uncredited) Mugger's Arm in Alley (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Standeven
Man in Street Watching TV (uncredited) Man in Street Watching TV (uncredited)   See fewer
Elizabeth Sweetman
Baby Kal-El in capsule (uncredited) Baby Kal-El in capsule (uncredited)   See fewer
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