Superman II

"Good"

Superman II Review


Superman's sequel is probably as good as the original, thanks to Terence Stamp's inimitable Zod, released (thanks to Superman himself, the big lunk!) on earth with his posse of goons, Ursa (Sarah Douglas) and Non (Jack O'Halloran). This time out, Lois discovers Clark Kent's true nature as the Man of Steel, and his computerized mother convinces Supe to give up his powers in order to marry the gal. Er, great call, Mom. Clark hightails it back to the Fortress to get the powers back, just in time for a duel with the three Zod folks at the end of the movie.

Best moment aside from "Kneel before Zod!": The bad guys zap their faces onto Mt. Rushmore.



Superman II

Facts and Figures

Run time: 127 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th June 1981

Box Office Worldwide: $108.2M

Budget: $54M

Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures

Production compaines: DC Comics, Warner Bros. Pictures, Alexander Salkind

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Fresh: 40 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

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Starring: as Superman / Clark Kent, as Lois Lane, as Lex Luthor, as Perry White, as Jimmy Olsen, as Otis, as Ursa, Jack O'Halloran as Non, as Eve Teschmacher, as Lara, as General Zod, E.G. Marshall as US President, as Sheriff, as President's Aide (as Michael J. Shannon)

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