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Superman II

Release Date: June 19th, 1981

PG|2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
Superman (Christopher Reeve) foils the plot of terrorists by hurtling their nuclear device into outer space, but the bomb's shock waves free the Kryptonian villain General Zod (Terence Stamp) ]and his henchmen Ursa (Sarah Douglas) and Non (Jack O'Halloran) from their imprisonment. Traveling to Earth, they threaten the planet with destruction at the same time that Superman decides to renounce his superpowers in order to live a normal life as Clark Kent with his new love, Lois Lane (Margot Kidder).

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Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science fiction

Distributor: Warner Bros.

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • It brings the fantastic into our everyday lives; it delights in showing us the reaction of the man on the street to Superman's latest stunt. show more

  • Poking fun at its American mythos, but never descending into camp comedy, this sequel makes for a wonderful time. show more

  • Superman II delivers on the promise hinted at in "Superman." Which is the better film? That's a hard choice to make, since both succeed in different ways. show more

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