Superman Returns

Release Date: June 30, 2006 - Warner Brothers

Cast: Brandon Routh - Clark Kent a.k.a. Superman, Kevin Spacey - Lex Luthor, Kate Bosworth - Lois Lane, James Marsden - Richard White, Frank Langella - Perry White, Sam Huntington - Jimmy Olsen, Eva Marie Saint - Martha Kent, Parker Posey - Kitty Koslowski, Kal Penn - Stanford, Stephan Bender - Young Clark Kent, Marlon Brando - Jor-El

Summary: 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.
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Superman Returns has a bad wrap and is commonly thought of as one of DC's biggest failures, but is it all that bad? Man of Steel is beloved by a large part of it's audience yet received mixed reviews from critics. I give you my thoughts on the two films and discuss which one worked more for me. - keiranbray
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Concept Art From Bryan Singer's SUPERMAN RETURNS Concept Art From Bryan Singer's SUPERMAN RETURNS
Film Sketchr has posted some wonderfully illustrated concept art that artist Jeff Julian designed for Bryan Singer's rather dull take on the Man of Steel, Superman Returns. Check it out. - nailbiter111
Kevin Spacey Shares His Thoughts On Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Kevin Spacey Shares His Thoughts On Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN
Of all the complaints made about Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, it's rare that you ever see anyone criticising Kevin Spacey's take on Lex Luthor. Now, the House of Cards star shares his thoughts on Jesse Eisenberg taking on the role in Batman Vs. Superman! - JoshWilding
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Kate Bosworth Shares Her Thoughts On MAN OF STEEL Kate Bosworth Shares Her Thoughts On MAN OF STEEL
The Lois Lane of Superman Returns talks about whether or not she wanted to do another Superman film, while also expressing her excitement for Zack Snyder's take and praising Amy Adams. - PaulRom
In Defense of SUPERMAN RETURNS In Defense of SUPERMAN RETURNS
IndieWire has released a video essay that intelligently analyzes the much-maligned 2006 film in a positive light. What do you think? - itbegins2005
EDITORIAL: Supes and Robin-a look back at two underrated movie performances EDITORIAL: Supes and Robin-a look back at two underrated movie performances
This is my take on Brandon Routh's Superman and Chris O'donnel's Robin. Yet again, another article open for discussion. - sonofsamadams
Ozy Revisits Superman Returns Ozy Revisits Superman Returns
So I just finished watching Superman Returns for the first time in about a year and does it deserve all the hate it gets? Or is just a misunderstood film with fanboys? Hit the jump to find out! - Ozymandias
My Take on Brandon Routh Continuing His Role of Superman My Take on Brandon Routh Continuing His Role of Superman
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Lex Luthor to be in 6th Superman Film... YET AGAIN!!! Lex Luthor to be in 6th Superman Film... YET AGAIN!!!
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Cyclops Actor Explains Why Superman Returns Sucked Cyclops Actor Explains Why "Superman Returns" Sucked
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