Superman Returns (2006) Movie Review

Superman Returns (2006)

2006 | PG-13 | Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
154 minutes /

User Score: 67/100

Synopsis:

Superman reappears after a long absence, but is challenged by an old foe who uses Kryptonian technology for world domination.

Superman Returns Review

He’s back. A hero for our millennium. And not a moment too soon, because during the five years (much longer in movie-fan years!) Superman sought his home planet, things changed on his adopted planet. Nations moved on without him. Lois Lane now has a son, a fiance and a Pulitzer for "Why the World Doesn’t Need Superman." And Lex Luthor has a plan that will destroy millions - no, billions - of lives. Filmmaker Bryan Singer (X-Men) gives the world the Superman it needs, honoring the legend everyone loves while taking it in a powerful new direction. Brandon Routh proves a perfect choice to wear the hero’s cape, leading a top cast that includes Kate Bosworth as Lois and Kevin Spacey as Lex. And the thrills - from a sky-grapple with a tumbling jumbo jet to a continent-convulsing showdown - redefine Wow. "I’m always around," Superman tells Lois. You’ll be glad he is.


About Superman Returns (2006)

Title: Superman Returns
Original Title: Superman Reborn, Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience, Superman V
Year: 2006
Runtime: 154 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Reviewer:
Score: 3 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.3/5 stars from 9 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 9
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Starring: James Marsden, Ian Roberts, Frank Langella, Ted Maynard, James Karen, Parker Posey, Alison Araya, Ian Bliss, Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Suzie Steen, Taris Tyler, Noel Neill, Terrell Dixon, Brandon Routh, Peta Wilson, Kate Bosworth, Rebecca Rocheford Davies, Bobby Roe, Kal Penn, David Fabrizio, Bill Young, Raelee Hill, Donald McDonald, Aaron Chato, Emma Whittaker, Thomas Stewart, Lee James, Robert Meyer Burnett, Andrew Cole
Writers: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Bryan Singer, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster
Director: Bryan Singer

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