HE'S BACK. A hero for our millennium. And not a moment too soon, because during the five years (much longer in movie-fan years!) Superman sought his home planet, things changed on his adopted planet. Nations moved on without him. Lois Lane now has a son, a fiance and a Pulitzer for "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman." And Lex Luthor has a plan that will destroy millions - no, billions - of lives. Filmmaker Bryan Singer (X-Men, X2) gives the world the Superman it needs, honoring the legend everyone loves while taking it in a powerful new direction. Brandon Routh proves a perfect choice to wear the hero's cape, leading a top cast that includes Kate Bosworth as Lois and Kevin Spacey as Lex. And the thrills - from a sky-grapple with a tumbling jumbo jet to a continent-convulsing showdown - redefine Wow. "I'm always around," Superman tells Lois. You'll be glad he is.

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Superman Returns (2006)

PG-13

Action/Adventure/Science-Fiction · 2h 34m · 6/28/2006

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HE'S BACK. A hero for our millennium. And not a moment too soon, because during the five years (much longer in movie-fan years!) Superman sought his home planet, things changed on his adopted planet. Nations moved on without him. Lois Lane now has a son, a fiance and a Pulitzer for "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman." And Lex Luthor has a plan that will destroy millions - no, billions - of lives. Filmmaker Bryan Singer (X-Men, X2) gives the world the Superman it needs, honoring the legend everyone loves while taking it in a powerful new direction. Brandon Routh proves a perfect choice to wear the hero's cape, leading a top cast that includes Kate Bosworth as Lois and Kevin Spacey as Lex. And the thrills - from a sky-grapple with a tumbling jumbo jet to a continent-convulsing showdown - redefine Wow. "I'm always around," Superman tells Lois. You'll be glad he is.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, Peters Entertainment, Bad Hat Harry Productions, DC Comics

Budget

$270,000,000

Revenue

$391,081,192
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Superman

Cast
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Andrew Cole

Metropolis Museum Patron (uncredited)
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Michael Dougherty

Student #1 at Metropolis Museum (uncredited)
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Dan Ewing

Uni Student (uncredited)
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Xavier Fernandez

Bank robber (uncredited)
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Jay Finocchiaro

University Student (uncredited)
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Dan Harris

Student #2 at Metropolis Museum (uncredited)
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Darren K. Hawkins

Metropolis Citizen (uncredited)
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Yutaka Izumihara

Japanese Presenter (uncredited)
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Angela Johnson

Daily Planet Office Worker (uncredited)
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Sally Kimpton

Party-goer (uncredited)
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Lara Lewington

Weathergirl (uncredited)
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Lara Lukich

Actor (uncredited)
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Paul J. Mailath

Office Worker (uncredited)
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Tony Newton

Metropolis Hospital Head Doctor (uncredited)
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Courtney Powell

Metropolis Citizen (uncredited)
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Bobby Roe

Ravens Baseball Player (uncredited)
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Brett Schroeder

Crowd Extra (uncredited)
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Suzie Steen

Hospital Reporter #1 (uncredited)
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Gordon Waddell

Taxi Driver (uncredited)
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Duff Watkins

Sergeant at Hospital
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Narelle Valentine

Hospital Reporter #1
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Rebecca Rocheford Davies

Hospital Reporter #2
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Wayne McDaniel

Hospital Reporter #3
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Lisa Harrison

Hospital Reporter #5
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Gerry Sont

Hospital Reporter #6 (as Gerard Sont)
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Rohan Michael

Hospital Reporter #7
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Karen Pang

Hospital Reporter #8
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Monique Dykstra

Administration Nurse
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Kevin Fisher

Security Guard #1
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John Lucantonio

Security Guard #2
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Rob Flanagan

Bank Gunner
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Phillip Henry

Police Sharp Shooter
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Henry Browne

Taxi Driver
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Darin Rossi

Home Plate Umpire
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Aaron Chato

Boy with Dog
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Alison Araya

Actor (uncredited)
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Brendan Byrne

Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Karina Bracken

Hospital Ward Nurse
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Raelee Hill

Hospital Nurse
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Lee James

Doctor
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Michael Duggan

Doctor
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Keegan Joyce

Boy with Camera
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Frederique Fouche

French News Anchor (as Frederique Fouché)
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Julian Pulvermacher

German Anchor
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Rebecca Barratt

German Reporter
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Penelope Heath

Sydney Reporter
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Ted Maynard

News Anchor #1
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Ed Wightman

News Anchor #2 / Hospital Reporter #4
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Prue Lewarne

News Anchor #3
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Paul Shedlowich

News Anchor #4
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Barry Quin

News Anchor #5
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Francine Bell

News Anchor #6
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Genevieve Davis

Reporter at Deli
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Adrian Jarrett

Deli Robber
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Marcello Fabrizi

British Talk Show Host
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Donald McDonald

British Scientist (as Donald MacDonald)
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Robert Meyer Burnett

Cape Canaveral Reporter
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Roger Sciberras

Daily Planet Reporter (uncredited)
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Rajan Velu

Paramedic No. 2 (uncredited)
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Terrell Dixon

Hospital Policeman
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William Cheung

Businessman (uncredited)
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Jack Symon

Jason White (uncredited)
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Taris Tyler

Daily Planet Reporter (uncredited)
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Brandon Routh

Clark Kent / Superman
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Kate Bosworth

Lois Lane
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Kevin Spacey

Lex Luthor
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James Marsden

Richard White
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Parker Posey

Kitty Kowalski
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Frank Langella

Perry White
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Sam Huntington

Jimmy Olsen
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Eva Marie Saint

Martha Kent
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Marlon Brando

Jor-El (archive footage)
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Kal Penn

Stanford
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Tristan Lake Leabu

Jason White
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David Fabrizio

Brutus
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Ian Roberts

Riley
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Vincent Stone

Grant
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Jack Larson

Bo the Bartender
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Noel Neill

Gertrude Vanderworth
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James Karen

Ben Hubbard (scenes deleted)
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Stephan Bender

15-Year-Old Clark
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Peta Wilson

Bobbie-Faye
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Jeff Truman

Gil
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Barbara Angell

Polly
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Ian Bliss

Shuttle Commander
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Ansuya Nathan

Shuttle Pilot
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Richard Branson

Shuttle Engineer (as Sir Richard Branson)
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Sam Branson

Shuttle Specialist
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Warwick Young

777 Co-Pilot
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Bradd Buckley

777 Navigator
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Bill Young

Mission Control Flight Director
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Thomas Stewart

Mission Control Navigator
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David Webb

Mission Control Officer
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Patricia Howson

Museum Guard
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Mirren Lee

Vanderworth Relative
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Steve Ostrow

Vanderworth Relative (as Stephen Ostrow)
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Hank Roberts

Vanderworth Relative
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Jordana Beatty

Little Girl
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Jennifer Sciole

EMT (uncredited)
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Jimmy Star

Bank Robber (uncredited)
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Derek Steen

Student (uncredited)
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Emma Whittaker

Running Girl (uncredited)
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Robert Zurobski

Daily Planet Reporter (uncredited)
Crew
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Guy Hendrix Dyas

Art
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Michael Dougherty

Writer
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Charlie Revai

Art
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Dan Harris

Writer
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Bryan Singer

Writer
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Jerry Siegel

Writer
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Joe Shuster

Writer
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Gilbert Adler

Producer
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William Fay

Producer
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Chris Lee

Producer
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Scott Mednick

Producer
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Lorne Orleans

Producer
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Jon Peters

Producer
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Bryan Singer

Producer
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Thomas Tull

Producer
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Newton Thomas Sigel

Cinematograpy
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Elliot Graham

Editor
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John Ottman

Editor
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John Ottman

Music
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Erik Aadahl

Sound
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Chris Alderton

Sound
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Craig Berkey

Sound
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Paul 'Salty' Brincat

Sound
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David E. Campbell

Sound
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David Chornow

Sound
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Christian Fontaine

Sound
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John T. Reitz

Sound
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Gregg Rudloff

Sound
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Hugh Bateup

Art
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Damien Drew

Art
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Lawrence A. Hubbs

Art
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Catherine Mansill

Art
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Bryan Singer

Director
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John Pryce-Jones

Art
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