Superman (1978)

Episode #5October. 13, 2016 58m 54s Download
In this episode: TJ Draper, Joseph Darnell, and Gene Gosewehr

Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Superman leaped to the big screen in 1978 — and from there into our hearts. In this episode, TJ and Joe are joined by Gene Goswehr to relive the classic 1978 film by Richard Donner, Superman: The Movie.

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Superman (1978) Trailer

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Director Richard Donner brings the legendary character Superman to the big screen, with Golden Globe-nominee Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel.

Superman (1978) — IMDb

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.

Superman (1978) — Rotten Tomatoes

Critics Consensus: Superman deftly blends humor and gravitas, taking advantage of the perfectly cast Christopher Reeve to craft a loving, nostalgic tribute to an American pop culture icon.

Superman (1978) — BoxOfficeMojo

Domestic Total Gross: $134,218,018 Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: December 15, 1978 Genre: Action / Adventure Runtime: 2 hrs. 23 min. MPAA Rating: PG Production Budget: $55 million