Superman (1978)

Rating: ***
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

A fun and exciting film with the longest and most boring opening credits ever created. The dying planet of Krypton sends a lone child out into the stars and he finds his way to Earth. There he is raised by a kind old couple and taught to hide his incredible strength and super abilities. He finally takes a job as a journalist at the Daily Planet newspaper and moonlights on the side as Superman, the hero of truth, justice, and the American way! Enter love interest Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) and villain Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) and you've got all the fixings for an exciting comic book action film.