Superman is a 1978 superhero film starring Christopher Reeve, Glenn Ford, Marlon Brando, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper and Ned Beatty.
After the Planet Kypton explodes, a baby named Jor-El lands to Earth and makes his secret identity Clark Kent and becomes Superman.
Why It's Better Than Superman III and Superman IV: Quest for Peace
- It was the first film in the franchise.
- The cast do a superb job in both acting and film wise
- Roger Ebert gave it a 4 star review and did the same for Superman II.
- Superb special effects.
- The film was a box office smash hit, unlike III and IV.