Superman (1978 movie)

1978 superhero film directed by Richard Donner


Superman is a 1978 movie based on the popular Superman superhero comic book. It was directed by Richard Donner, produced by Ilya Salkind, and the music was provided by John Williams. The movie starred Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Phyllis Thaxter, Glenn Ford, and Jackie Cooper. It was very successful at the box office and with critics, and inspired three sequels along with the 2006 movie, Superman Returns.

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United Kingdom 14 December 1978
  United States 15 December 1978
  Australia 21 December 1978
  Thailand 21 December 1978
  Egypt 25 December 1978
  India 25 December 1978
  Denmark 26 December 1978
  Ireland 26 December 1978
  Italy 18 January 1979
  France 26 January 1979
  West Germany 26 January 1979
  Norway 30 January 1979
  Finland 2 February 1979
  Spain 8 February 1979
  Netherlands 15 February 1979
  Sweden 19 February 1979
  Portugal 23 March 1979
  South Korea 31 March 1979
  Brazil 6 April 1979
  Hong Kong 3 May 1979
  Argentina 24 May 1979
  Colombia 13 June 1979
  Japan 30 June 1979
  Uruguay 30 June 1979
  Turkey November 1979
  Peru 25 December 1979
  Soviet Union 1980
  China 1986
  Hungary 26 June 1992

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