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Year 1979-80
Director Richard Lester
Film synopsis Completed
Film synopsis Dovemead Ltd.
Film synopsis 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.
Film cast Gene Hackman     ....    Lex Luthor
Christopher Reeve     ....    Superman/Clark Kent
Ned Beatty     ....    Otis
Jackie Cooper     ....    Perry White
Sarah Douglas     ....    Ursa
Margot Kidder     ....    Lois Lane
Jack O'Halloran     ....    Non
Valerie Perrine     ....    Eve Teschmacher
Susannah York     ....    Lara
Clifton James     ....    Sheriff
E.G. Marshall     ....    The President
Marc McClure     ....    Jimmy Olsen
Terence Stamp     ....    General Zod
Film credits Produced by
Pierre Spengler     ....    producer
Ilya Salkind     ....    executive producer

Writing credits
Jerry Siegel        (characters) &
Joe Shuster        (characters)

Mario Puzo        (story)

Mario Puzo        (screenplay) &
David Newman        (screenplay) &
Leslie Newman        (screenplay)

Tom Mankiewicz         creative consultant

Original Music by
Ken Thorne        

Non-Original Music by
John Williams        (from "Superman (1978)")

Cinematography by
Robert Paynter         (as Bob Paynter)
Geoffrey Unsworth        

Film Editing by
John Victor-Smith        

Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster        

Production Design by
John Barry        
Peter Murton        

Art Direction by
Terry Ackland-Snow        
Ernest Archer        
Charles Bishop        
Norman Reynolds        

Set Decoration by
Peter Howitt        
Peter Young        

Costume Design by
Yvonne Blake        
Sue Yelland         (as Susan Yelland)
Film distribution and sales Warner Bros. (1981) (USA) / Warner-Columbia Film (1980) (France) (theatrical)
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