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Superman II

4th December 1980
2h 7m
Richard Lester
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Superman II is a 1980 Action Adventure film released on 4th December; Richard Lester directed the film which stars Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp, and Margot Kidder. The film is a sequel to the 1978 film Superman. A sequel, Superman III, was released in 1983. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $136,458,706 on its budget.


Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human in order to get closer to Lois, realizes he has a responsibility to save the planet.

Cast (55)

Terence Stamp's profile Terence Stamp
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Margot Kidder's profile Margot Kidder
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Gene Hackman in Superman II (1980) Gene Hackman Lex Luthor
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Ned Beatty in Superman II (1980) Ned Beatty
Age at Filming ≈ 42
John Ratzenberger's profile John Ratzenberger
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Trevor Howard's profile Trevor Howard
Age at Filming ≈ 66
Richard Griffiths's profile Richard Griffiths
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Shane Rimmer's profile Shane Rimmer
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Susannah York's profile Susannah York
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Clifton James's profile Clifton James
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Marc McClure's profile Marc McClure
Age at Filming ≈ 22
Eugene Lipinski's profile Eugene Lipinski
Age at Filming ≈ 23
E.G. Marshall's profile E.G. Marshall
Age at Filming ≈ 65
Jean-Pierre Cassel's profile Jean-Pierre Cassel
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Angus MacInnes's profile Angus MacInnes
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Glenn Ford's profile Glenn Ford
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Valerie Perrine's profile Valerie Perrine
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Sarah Douglas's profile Sarah Douglas
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Don Fellows's profile Don Fellows
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Tommy Duggan's profile Tommy Duggan
Age at Filming ≈ 70
Gordon Rollings's profile Gordon Rollings
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Pepper Martin's profile Pepper Martin
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Richard Donner's profile Richard Donner
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Jack O'Halloran's profile Jack O'Halloran
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Roger Brierley's profile Roger Brierley
Age at Filming ≈ 44
John Morton's profile John Morton
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Tony Sibbald
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Hal Galili's profile Hal Galili
Age at Filming ≈ 53
John Hollis's profile John Hollis
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Jackie Cooper's profile Jackie Cooper
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Antony Sher's profile Antony Sher
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Dinny Powell
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Peter Whitman
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Jeff East's profile Jeff East
Age at Filming ≈ 22
Anthony Milner
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Richard LeParmentier's profile Richard LeParmentier
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Marc Boyle
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Jim Dowdall
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Jack Cooper
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Hadley Kay
Age at Filming ≈ 6
Marcus D'Amico's profile Marcus D'Amico
Age at Filming ≈ 14
Michael J. Shannon
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Alan Stuart
Age at Filming ≈ 48

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Superman II FAQ

When was Superman II released?

Superman II was released 43 years ago, on Thursday December 4th, 1980.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Superman II?

The lead role is played by Christopher Reeve in the role of Clark Kent / Superman.

How much did Superman II cost to make?

The budget was $54,000,000.

How much money did Superman II make?

The worldwide revenue was $190,458,706.

Is Superman II on Netflix?

No, Superman II is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Superman II on Amazon Prime?

No, Superman II is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Superman II on Disney Plus?

No, Superman II is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States