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zcbdsm2| Superman - The Movie (Extended Cut)
Director: Richard Donner
Screenplay: Mario Puzo
Producer: Pierre Spengler
Cast: Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Running Time: 151
Aspect Ratio:  2.35:1 (NTSC )
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Features: Special Edition
Studio:  Alexander Salkind DVD Region:  1 PG
DVD Release:  Discs:  1 (Cloud) []
Reviews:  Unable to convince the ruling council of Krypton that their world will destroy itself soon, scientist Jor-El takes drastic measures to preserve the Kryptonian race: He sends his infant son Kal-El to Earth. There, gaining great powers under Earth's yellow sun, he will become a champion of truth and justice. Raised by the Kents, an elderly farm couple, Clark Kent learns that his abilities must be used for good. The adult Clark travels to Metropolis, where he becomes a mild-mannered reporter for the Daily Planet...and a caped wonder whose amazing feats stun the city: Superman! Meanwhile, Lex Luthor, the world's greatest criminal mind, is plotting the greatest real estate swindle of all time. Can't even the Man of Steel stop this nefarious scheme?

Longer, but reviting, even I can't tell what scenes are new, or rather old but not in the theatrical release. I must say the Extended Cut is now my favorite.

Now it is from 1978, thus the blue-screens don't quite hack it from todays standards, but think about it from 1978, that this was new on the big screen and it soared in the box office when it came out and yes, the Superman-aficionados won't let it die because of Reeve -- Superman -- and Donner, the director.

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