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Supersonic Man (1979)

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Superhero Kronos, from a distant galaxy, tangles with mad scientist Cameron Mitchell over the fate of mankind.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Cantafora ...
Paul (as Michael Coby)
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Dr. Gulik (as Cameron Mitchel)
José Luis Ayestarán ...
Kronos / Supersonic (as Richard Yesteran)
Diana Polakov ...
Patricia Morgan / Gordon (as Diana Polakow)
José María Caffarel ...
Prof. Morgan / Gordon (as John Caffarel)
Frank Braña ...
Peterson (as Frank Brana)
Javier De Campos ...
Borracho (as Javier Cameos)
Tito García ...
Joe
Quique Camoiras ...
Bill
Luis Barboo ...
Harrison
Ángel Ter ...
Cocinero italiano
Emilio Higuera ...
Lugarteniente de Peterson (as Emilio Higueras)
Luis Castilla
Frank A. Sánchez
Emilio Fornet ...
Borracho del bar
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An alien, "Supersonic Man," is sent to Earth to thwart the plans of evil men who would destroy the galaxy itself with their weapons. Only his superpowers, which include flight, bulletproof skin, and the ability to turn guns into bananas, can save Earth from destruction. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Trivia

The script lifts a scene from the screenplay of Superman (1978) that was not in the original theatrical release of Superman but can be found in the new video and DVD release, almost verbatim. It's the one where the hero (Superman/Supersonic) enters the underground lair of the villain (Lex Luthor/Dr. Gulik) and has to pass through some corridors where he is shot, frozen, and burnt. See more »

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Supersonic lifts some sort of tractor that is clearly flat and only a few inches thick (flat enough that the actor can grip it in his hands) and apparently made of balsa wood. See more »

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Professor Morgan: What is this tomfoolery?
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Supersonic Man needs no moustache
1 June 2010 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Supervillain Gulik (Cameron Mitchell) kidnaps a scientist in search of a powerful weapon which shall make him ruler of the world. When the scientist asks him why he wants to become ruler, he just shrugs and says: 'Aren't we all driven by something?' In other words, he has no clue, but the movie needed a super-villain... Enter the superhero: somewhere out in space, Supersonic Man comes to the rescue, his cape fluttering happily in the airless emptiness, accompanied by the even happier doodleeedoo soundtrack. Supersonic Man can stop bullets, lift heavy machinery, and he can turn into Boring Guy with a 1979 moustache, so the scientist's daughter won't discover his secret identity, but the moustache disappears every time he turns into Supersonic Man. Everything you thought was silly in superhero movies is right in here, so if you love bad movies with ridiculous special effects, don't miss the hilarious "Supersonic Man"!


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