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Rated
PG
Runtime 127 min
Ratings
87% critics Rotten Tomatoes
76% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 8+ Common Sense Media
Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release 06/19/81
Actors Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper
Directors Richard Lester, Richard Donner
Picking up where "Superman: The Movie" left off, three criminals, General Zod (Terence Stamp), Ursa, (Sarah Douglas), and Non (Jack O'Halloran) from the planet Krypton are released from the Phantom Zone by a nuclear explosion in space. They descend upon Earth where they could finally rule. Superman, meanwhile, is in love with Lois Lane (Margot Kidder), who finds out who he really is. Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) escapes from prison and is determined to destroy Superman by joining forces with the three criminals.
Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release 06/19/81
Actors Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper
Directors Richard Lester, Richard Donner
Picking up where "Superman: The Movie" left off, three criminals, General Zod (Terence Stamp), Ursa, (Sarah Douglas), and Non (Jack O'Halloran) from the planet Krypton are released from the Phantom Zone by a nuclear explosion in space. They descend upon Earth where they could finally rule. Superman, meanwhile, is in love with Lois Lane (Margot Kidder), who finds out who he really is. Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) escapes from prison and is determined to destroy Superman by joining forces with the three criminals.