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- Marlon Brando
- Gene Hackman
- Christopher Reeve
- Ned Beatty
- Jackie Cooper
- Glenn Ford
- Trevor Howard
- Margot Kidder
- Jack O'Halloran
- Valerie Perrine
Did You Know?
- Peter Boyle auditioned for the part of Otis, Lex Luthor's bumbling accomplice.
- The Cheerios box that Mrs. Kent pulls from the cupboard on the morning Clark leaves Smallville changes position on the table when she looks out the window.
- Lois Lane: Any more at home like you?
- Clark Kent: Uh, not really, no.
Atom User Reviews
Christopher Reeve is by far the best Superman. This movie still holds up.
Superman is a pure delight, a wondrous combination of all the old-fashioned things we never really get tired of: adventure and romance, heroes and villains, earthshaking special effects, and -- you know what else? Wit.
Estimates of the movie's costs range between $35-and $70-million; whatever the price, it was not too much to pay. As gods go, Superman is one of the godliest; his movie is one of the best.
There's no doubt that it's a flawed movie, but it's one of the most wonderfully entertaining flawed movies made.