Released Date
December 15, 1978
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Superhero
Rating
PG
Budget
$55,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$134,451,603 + $166,000,000 = $300,451,603
1924-2004

Marlon Brando

as Jor-El

1952-2004

Christopher Reeve

as Clark Kent/Superman

91

Gene Hackman

as Lex Luthor

1948-2018

Margot Kidder

as Lois Lane

83

Terence Stamp

as General Zod

1937-2021

Ned Beatty

as Otis

1916-2006

Glenn Ford

as Jonathan Kent

1922-2011

Jackie Cooper

as Perry White

78

Valerie Perrine

as Eve Teschmacher

1939-2011

Susannah York

as Lara

1913-1988

Trevor Howard

as First Elder

1919-2012

Phyllis Thaxter

as Martha Kent

1926-2005

Maria Schell

as Vond-Ah

About Superman

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

About

Richard Donner directed film about an alien who comes to earth and becomes a superhero who fights against the forces of evil. 

Trivia

The film was made with a budget of $55 million, becoming the most expensive film ever made at the time of its release.