Superman Returns (2006)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Sci-Fi

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Superman returns to Earth after spending five years in space examining his homeworld Krypton. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world.


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3 July 2020 | soumyadeep980
| Recommended 👍
I will say the movie was pretty decent, just please don't streach it too long like Avengers on stupid 9yrs olds fan demands, streaching a movie long is just makes a movie boring and dull...

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Lex Luthor says, "To the primitive mind, any sufficiently advanced technology would be indistinguishable from magic," which is a paraphrase of an Arthur C. Clarke quote, "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic" ("Profiles of the Future," 1961). Clarke is mentioned in the closing credits of the film for this reason.


Jor-El: You will travel far my little Kal-El. But we will never leave you. Even in the face of our deaths. You will make my strength your own. You will see my life through your eyes as your life will be seen through mine. The son becomes the father, and the...


When the police are stopping in front of the bank to confront the robbers, you can clearly see a white curved line on the road to show the stunt driver where to swerve and stop.

Crazy Credits

The opening credits are seen in a trip through space, from Krypton to Earth, in a manner reminiscent of the Superman (1978) opening credits sequence.

Alternate Versions

In the IMAX presentation, four scenes (totalling about 20 minutes) were converted from 2D to 3D: The flashback to Clark Kent's youth on the farm, the Shuttle/777 rescue, the rescue of the sinking ocean liner, and the final flyover before the credits. Bryan Singer developed a cue featuring an icon of Clark's glasses flashing in green at the bottom of the screen when it is time to put them on, and then with a red circle/slash over when it is time to take them off.


Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major
Written by
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Concentus Hungaricus
András Ligeti (as Andras Ligeti), Conductor
Featuring Jenõ Jandó, Pianist
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q


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Action | Sci-Fi


Release Date:

28 June 2006


English, German, French

Country of Origin

USA, Australia

Filming Locations

Cnr Auckland & King Streets Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Box Office


$270,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,535,096 2 July 2006

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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