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Best 1978 Movies


  • Superman Returns

    Superman Returns (PG-13, 2006)

    Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint
    The Man of Steel returns to the big screen with this continuation of the icon's film legacy that pic... read moreks up after the events of the first two Christopher Reeve films. Some time has passed since the events of Superman II and the world has gotten used to life without Superman (Brandon Routh) ever since his puzzling disappearance years earlier. Upon his return, he finds a Metropolis that doesn't need him anymore, while Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) has moved on with another young suitor Richard White (James Marsden) in the meantime. As the hero begins to tackle the fact that life on Earth has continued without him, he is forced to face his old arch-nemesis Lex Luthor (Kevin Spacey) and restore the life that was once his. Directed by Bryan Singer from a script by the writing team of X-Men 2, Superman Returns marks a return to the screen for the man in tights, whose production history has seen many failed attempts including a famous near-miss from Tim Burton and Kevin Smith with Nicolas Cage in the lead role, along with another from director McG and writer J.J. Abrams (Lost). Singer eventually won the prestigious gig when he pitched the idea to not tackle the origin story again, but continue with director Richard Donner's original vision. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
    • muffin0681
      muffin0681: an Motion Picture Anthology" Blu-Ray set along with:
      * Superman And The Mole Men (1951)
      * Superman (1978)
      * Superman II (1980)
      * Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
      * Superman III (1983)
      * Supe
      Reviewed 2 months days ago
    • fb615194002
      fb615194002: glum to say it - especially since the film has been made from a place of love for Richard Donner's 1978 'Superman', a film I have similar affection for - but in 2013 'Superman Returns' stands as a pa
      Reviewed 12 months days ago
    • ThisIsTheMark
      ThisIsTheMark: .

      Worst of all, this movie is a pale imitation of Richard Donner's 1978 movie, rather than its own thing. Kate Bosworth is no Margot Kidder, and *no one* is as capabl
      Reviewed 17 months days ago