20 Movies Like Superman Returns

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Man of Steel

Man of Steel
Man of Steel
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award7 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Jerry Siegel
Actors: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Man of Steel” is a superhero film that explores the origin story of Superman, as he discovers his powers and embraces his destiny as the protector of Earth, while facing the threat of an alien invasion led by General Zod.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 14 wins & 33 nominations
Writer: Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Jerry Siegel
Actors: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams
Language: English
Country: United States, Morocco
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is about the clash between two iconic superheroes, Batman and Superman, as they face off against each other while also dealing with the threat of a powerful villain. The film explores themes of power, justice, and the consequences of unchecked heroism.

Justice League

Justice League
Justice League
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 2 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Chris Terrio
Actors: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa
Language: English, Irish Gaelic, Russian, Icelandic
Country: United States, Canada, United Kingdom
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The Justice League movie follows a team of superheroes, including Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman, as they unite to defend Earth against a powerful threat. Together, they must overcome their differences and work as a team to save the world from destruction.

Superman: The Movie

Bane v Superman: The Movie
Bane v Superman: The Movie
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
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Runtime: 36 min
Genre: Short, Action, Adventure
Awards: N/A
Writer: Keith Stahle
Actors: Keith Stahle, Janelle Stahle, Kevin Staley
Language: English
Country: United States
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Superman: The Movie is about the iconic superhero’s journey from his birth on the planet Krypton to his arrival on Earth, where he uses his extraordinary powers to protect humanity and battle his arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor.

Superman II

Superman II
Superman II
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Mario Puzo
Actors: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder
Language: English, French, Russian
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
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Superman II is about the superhero’s conflict with three Kryptonian criminals who possess powers similar to his own and threaten to take over the world. As he battles them, Superman must also navigate his complicated romantic relationship with Lois Lane.

Superman III

Superman III
Superman III
Internet Movie Database: 5.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, David Newman
Actors: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder
Language: English, Italian, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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Superman III is about Superman battling his evil alter ego, who is created when a computer genius manipulates the Man of Steel’s DNA. As the evil Superman wreaks havoc, the real Superman must find a way to stop him and save the world.

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Internet Movie Database: 3.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 10%
Metacritic: 24/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Christopher Reeve
Actors: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder
Language: English, Russian, French, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace is about Superman’s mission to rid the world of nuclear weapons, as he battles against a newly created superhuman called Nuclear Man, who threatens to destroy humanity.

Superman: Doomsday

Superman: Doomsday
Superman: Doomsday
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win.
Writer: Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Duane Capizzi (story by), Bruce Timm (story by), Duane Capizzi (screenplay by), Dan Jurgens (character created by: Doomsday), Jerry Ordway (character created by: Doomsday), Roger Stern (character created by: Doomsday), Louise Simonson (character created by: Doomsday), Brett Breeding (character created by: Doomsday)
Actors: Adam Baldwin, Anne Heche, James Marsters, John DiMaggio
Language: English, Spanish
Country: USA
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Superman: Doomsday is an animated film that follows the story of Superman facing his most formidable adversary yet, Doomsday, in a battle that leaves Metropolis devastated. As the city mourns the loss of their beloved hero, a mysterious figure emerges, claiming to be the new Superman, leading to a clash of identities and a fight for the truth.

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
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Runtime: 67 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Awards: N/A
Writer: Jeph Loeb (comic book), Ed McGuinness (comic book), Stan Berkowitz, Bob Kane (character created by: Batman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman)
Actors: Clancy Brown, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Xander Berkeley
Language: English
Country: USA
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Superman and Batman are framed for a crime they didn’t commit and must team up to clear their names while battling a rogue’s gallery of supervillains and a corrupt government.

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
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Runtime: 78 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: N/A
Writer: Bob Kane (character created by: Batman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), William Moulton Marston (character created by: Wonder Woman), Jack Kirby (characters created by: Darkseid & The New Gods), Jeph Loeb (graphic novel), Michael Turner (graphic novel), Tab Murphy
Actors: Andre Braugher, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg
Language: English, French, Esperanto
Country: USA
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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is an animated film that follows Superman and Batman as they rescue a young girl from the clutches of Darkseid, an evil alien overlord, who plans to turn her into his new weapon. They must form an alliance with Wonder Woman and other superheroes to stop Darkseid’s destructive plans and save the world.

Superman: Unbound

Superman: Unbound
Superman: Unbound
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: 3 nominations.
Writer: Bob Goodman, Geoff Johns (graphic novel: "Superman: Brainiac"), Gary Frank (graphic novel: "Superman: Brainiac"), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Jerry Ordway (character created by: Ron Troupe), Tom Grummett (character created by: Ron Troupe)
Actors: Matt Bomer, Stana Katic, John Noble, Molly C. Quinn
Language: English
Country: USA
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Superman: Unbound is an animated film that follows Superman as he battles against Brainiac, an alien supercomputer intent on destroying Earth. With the help of Supergirl, Superman must save humanity from Brainiac’s destructive plans.

Superman: Brainiac Attacks

Superman: Brainiac Attacks
Superman: Brainiac Attacks
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: N/A
Writer: Duane Capizzi (screenplay), Christopher Simmons (story), Duane Capizzi (story)
Actors: Tim Daly, Powers Boothe, Dana Delany, Lance Henriksen
Language: English
Country: USA
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Superman: Brainiac Attacks is an animated film where Superman battles against the villainous Brainiac, an alien supercomputer intent on destroying Earth and collecting knowledge. With the help of his allies, Superman must stop Brainiac’s destructive plans and save the planet.

Superman: Red Son

Superman: Red Son
Superman: Red Son
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination.
Writer: J.M. DeMatteis (screenplay), Mark Millar (graphic novel), Dave Johnson (graphic novel), Kilian Plunkett (graphic novel)
Actors: Jason Isaacs, Amy Acker, Diedrich Bader, Vanessa Marshall
Language: English
Country: USA
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The Superman: Red Son movie is an animated adaptation of the comic book series by Mark Millar. It explores an alternate reality where Superman’s spaceship lands in Soviet Russia instead of Smallville, Kansas, and follows his journey as he becomes a symbol of Soviet power and ideology.

Superman: Man of Tomorrow

Superman: Man of Tomorrow
Superman: Man of Tomorrow
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination.
Writer: Tim Sheridan, Jerry Siegel (created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (created by: Superman), Joe Samachson (created by: Martian Manhunter), Joe Certa (created by: Martian Manhunter), Jerry Ordway (created by: Ron Troupe), Tom Grummett (created by: Ron Troupe), Keith Giffen (created by: Lobo), Roger Slifer (created by: Lobo)
Actors: Darren Criss, Zachary Quinto, Ike Amadi, Eugene Byrd
Language: English
Country: USA
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“Superman: Man of Tomorrow” is an animated film that follows a young Clark Kent as he embraces his role as Superman and battles against the intergalactic bounty hunter Lobo and the alien Parasite, while also discovering the true meaning of heroism.

Superman: Last Son of Krypton

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Superman: Last Son of Krypton is a movie that tells the story of Superman’s origins and his journey to Earth from the dying planet Krypton, as he discovers his extraordinary powers and becomes Earth’s greatest hero.

Superman: The Animated Series

Superman: The Animated Series
Superman: The Animated Series
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 30 min
Seasons: 3
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Bob Kane
Actors: Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Superman: The Animated Series movie is about the iconic superhero Superman as he battles against his arch-nemesis Lex Luthor and his diabolical plans to take control of Metropolis. With the help of his friends, including Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen, Superman must save the city from Luthor’s destructive schemes.

Superman: Shazam! The Return of Black Adam

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“Superman: Shazam! The Return of Black Adam” is an animated superhero film that follows the story of Billy Batson, a young boy who gains the ability to transform into the superhero Shazam. When the powerful villain Black Adam returns, Shazam must team up with Superman to protect the world from his wrath.

Superman vs. The Elite

Superman vs. The Elite
Superman vs. The Elite
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations.
Writer: Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Joe Kelly (story "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way"), Doug Mahnke (story "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way"), Lee Bermejo (story "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way"), Joe Kelly
Actors: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker
Language: English, French, Spanish
Country: USA
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“Superman vs. The Elite” is an animated film in which Superman faces off against a group of super-powered vigilantes known as The Elite, who believe in using lethal force to combat evil, challenging Superman’s unwavering commitment to justice without killing. The movie explores the clash of ideologies between Superman’s unwavering moral code and The Elite’s brutal methods, ultimately questioning the effectiveness and ethics of using extreme violence in the pursuit of justice.

Superman: All-Star Superman

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The Superman: All-Star Superman movie follows the Man of Steel as he faces his own mortality and sets out on a mission to save the world one last time, while also dealing with the consequences of his powers becoming overcharged.

Superman: The Death of Superman

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Superman: The Death of Superman is an animated film that follows the story of Superman as he battles against the monstrous creature called Doomsday, resulting in a deadly confrontation that ultimately leads to his demise, leaving the world in shock and mourning.

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