PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Christopher Reeve's physique changed significantly during production. Some earlier scenes had to be re-shot.
Alert, alert, alert.
When Superman is flying back with the flag to the Whitehouse the pole is silver but when he's talking to the President after having set it down it is painted white.
Opening credits incorporate an extensive amount of footage from the first Superman movie.
The Canadian version has scenes not in the ABC version:
English, French, Russian
$14,100,523 21 June 1981
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