The Man of Steel flies back to the silver screen in this thrilling adventure directed by Bryan Singer ("X-Men"). Following a five-year absence from Earth, Superman (Brandon Routh) resumes his old life as Clark Kent and discovers that Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) is living with her longtime boyfriend and has a child who may possess some extraordinary powers of his own. But when old foe Lex Luthor (Kevin Spacey) sets in motion a deadly real estate scheme, Supes faces the most dangerous challenge of his life. Co-stars James Marsden, Parker Posey, Frank Langella, and--in archival footage--Marlon Brando.System Requirements:Run Time: 154 minsFormat: BLU-RAY DISC
At the end of Superman II, the producers promised "Coming Soon: Superman III." It has taken 26 years for that promise to be fulfilled. To be sure, there were movies in the 1980s called Superman III and Superman IV, but those were bad jokes masquerading as motion pictures, unimaginative stories cashing in on a pay-day. These many years later, Bryan Singer has gotten it right. In fact, Superman Returns is not only a credit to the first two Superman movies; it may be the best of the series. Its combination of romance and fantasy adventure is unparalleled in superhero comic book-to-movie sagas.
"Why the World Doesn't Need Superman" reads the title of a piece that wins Lois Lane the Pulitzer Prize in "Superman Returns," the latest bigscreen revival of comicdom's strongest and fastest hero. Not only is she wrong in the context of the story (not to mention real life), but she'll be wrong in the court of public opinion once the world gets a look at this most grandly conceived and sensitively drawn "Superman" saga. Sure to rate with aficionados alongside "Spider-Man 2" and, for many, "Batman Begins" on the short list of best superhero spectaculars...Topping off these aspects is the evocative, darkly lyrical score by John Ottman...
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 2.40:1, English, French, Spanish, Subtitled, No Longer Produced
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
Eye-popping epic...Superman returns with a bang.
Richard Corliss, Time
Pure exhilaration...It's beyond Super. It's Superb.
Mind blowing special effects!!
Sorry, you missed the deal!
This product is currently not available.
Promotions & Offers (1)
5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme
*See page for details