Film Franchises

Superman

7 movies over 37 years and 3 months ($1,557.43M)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Mar 25, 2016
1 years 6 months 25 days ago

Man of Steel
Jun 14, 2013
4 years 4 months 5 days ago
$662.85M (42.56%)

Superman Returns
Jun 28, 2006
11 years 3 months 21 days ago
$391.08M (25.11%)

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Jul 24, 1987
30 years 2 months 26 days ago
$19.30M (1.24%)

Superman III
Jun 17, 1983
34 years 4 months 2 days ago
$75.80M (4.87%)

Superman II
Jun 19, 1981
36 years 4 months ago
$108.19M (6.95%)

Superman
Dec 15, 1978
38 years 10 months 4 days ago
$300.22M (19.28%)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Mar 25, 2016 - 1 years 6 months 25 days ago
Director
Zack Snyder
Writers
Chris Terrio, David S. Goyer, Jerry Siegel (Superman created by), Joe Shuster (Superman created by), Bob Kane (Batman created by)
Actors
Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck
The plot is unknown.

Man of Steel (2013)

Jun 14, 2013 - 4 years 4 months 5 days ago
$662.85M (42.56%)
Director
Zack Snyder
Writers
David S. Goyer (screenplay), David S. Goyer (story), Christopher Nolan (story), Jerry Siegel (Superman created by), Joe Shuster (Superman created by)
Actors
Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Superman Returns (2006)

Jun 28, 2006 - 11 years 3 months 21 days ago
$391.08M (25.11%)
Director
Bryan Singer
Writers
Michael Dougherty (screenplay), Dan Harris (screenplay), Bryan Singer (story), Michael Dougherty (story), Dan Harris (story), Jerry Siegel (characters), Joe Shuster (characters)
Actors
Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, James Marsden
Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure Superman Returns, a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world's most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman's bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

Jul 24, 1987 - 30 years 2 months 26 days ago
$19.30M (1.24%)
Director
Sidney J. Furie
Writers
Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Christopher Reeve (story), Lawrence Konner (story), Mark Rosenthal (story), Lawrence Konner (screenplay), Mark Rosenthal (screenplay)
Actors
Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure
Superman does a lot in his newest adventure. Archvillain Lex Luthor, determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel: the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two super-powered foes clash in an explosive screen extranvaganza that sees Superman save the Statue of Liberty, repulse a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuild the demolished Great Wall of China and perform many more spetactular feats.

Superman III (1983)

Jun 17, 1983 - 34 years 4 months 2 days ago
$75.80M (4.87%)
Director
Richard Lester
Writers
Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), David Newman (screenplay), Leslie Newman (screenplay)
Actors
Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure
Wealthy businessman Ross Webster discovers the hidden talents of Gus Gorman, a mischievous computer genius. Ross decides to abuse his talents, in a way to help Webster with his plans for economic control. When the man of steel interferes, something must be done about Supes. When Gus' synthetic Kryptonite fails to kill Superman, it turns him in an evil incarnation of his former self. The tar-laced Kryptonite pits man against himself, setting up the Clark vs. Superman battle.

Superman II (1980)

Jun 19, 1981 - 36 years 4 months ago
$108.19M (6.95%)
Directors
Richard Lester, Richard Donner
Writers
Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Mario Puzo (story), Mario Puzo (screenplay), David Newman (screenplay), Leslie Newman (screenplay)
Actors
Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper
Picking up where "Superman: The Movie" left off, three criminals from the planet Krypton are released from the Phantom Zone by a nuclear explosion in space. They descend upon Earth where they could finally rule. Superman, meanwhile, is in love with Lois Lane, who finds out who he really is. Lex Luthor escapes from prison and is determined to destroy Superman by joining forces with the three criminals.

Superman (1978)

Dec 15, 1978 - 38 years 10 months 4 days ago
$300.22M (19.28%)
Director
Richard Donner
Writers
Jerry Siegel (creator), Joe Shuster (creator), Mario Puzo (story), Mario Puzo (screenplay), David Newman (screenplay), Leslie Newman (screenplay), Robert Benton (screenplay)
Actors
Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty
Unable to convince the ruling council of Krypton that their world will destroy itself soon, scientist Jor-El takes drastic measures to preserve the Kryptonian race: He sends his infant son Kal-El to Earth. There, gaining great powers under Earth's yellow sun, he will become a champion of truth and justice. Raised by the Kents, an elderly farm couple, Clark Kent learns that his abilities must be used for good. The adult Clark travels to Metropolis, where he becomes a mild-mannered reporter for the Daily Planet...and a caped wonder whose amazing feats stun the city: Superman! Meanwhile, Lex Luthor, the world's greatest criminal mind, is plotting the greatest real estate swindle of all time. Can't even the Man of Steel stop this nefarious scheme?
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