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Superman (1978)

PG
143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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.
Writers
Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman) | Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman) | Mario Puzo (story) (screenplay) | David Newman (screenplay) & 2 more
Cinematographer
Geoffrey Unsworth (photographed by)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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News articles
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Box Office
Budget
$ 55,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,465,343
Gross (USA)
$ 134,451,603
Gross (World)
$ 300,451,603
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Release date
Dec 15, 1978 (United States)

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Jor-El Jor-El   See fewer
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Superman / Clark Kent Superman / Clark Kent   See fewer
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Perry White Perry White   See fewer
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Pa Kent Pa Kent   See fewer
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Lois Lane Lois Lane   See fewer
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Valerie Perrine
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Terence Stamp
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Ma Kent Ma Kent   See fewer
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Jeff East
Young Clark Kent Young Clark Kent   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 144,275 votes