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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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January 1980 (USA)  »

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El supersónico  »

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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 »

Goofs

In the French Restaurant, the hand that Patricia holds the cigarette with jumps between her face and the table between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Wondering about Supersonic Man]
Gulik: Who sent him? Who is he? From where? More importantly, why? Why? Why? We must find this strange devil, or whatever the hell he is, before he panics my entire organization!
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All hail the mighty Supersonic!
19 March 2002 | by (Saint Louis, Missouri) – See all my reviews

Me and my high school dog pack caught this movie by chance one late night on Channel 44 in the Bay Area. Perhaps by devine intervention, I hit the record button and got the whole film on tape. It provided us and our respective families with endless laughs. We even composed a song/chant out of some of our favorite lines that we would recite religiously in the park at night (This is true San Jose-style recreation!!) Highlights? The terrifying killer robot that displayed the speed and swiftness of a cheetah! That devastating glare of Supersonic's evil nemesis as he monitors his underlings' treacherous deeds. The timeless beauty and personal complexity of Supersonic's love interest, Patricia Morgan. And the special effects -- especially the balsa wood steamroller, realistic-looking toy helicopter and the seamless camera work the director achieved whenever Paul morphs into Supersonic. To the uninitiated: May the forces of the universe be with you in your quest to see this movie!!


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