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Supergirl (1984)

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After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

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After a power source for the community of Krypton survivors is accidentally whisked to earth, Kara-El, cousin to Superman and niece to Jor-El, chooses to go to earth to find it, and bring it back. Upon her arrival, she becomes just a powerful and Super as her cousin, but encounters dangerous battles and unexpected obstacles when a mean spirited woman who practices rituals of the occult takes the power source for herself, and uses it to cause destruction and attempt zenith human status. Written by CoachTophie

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power | witch | city | monster | phantom zone | See more »

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She has all the power of the universe, but she still has to learn about love. See more »


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21 November 1984 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$13,600,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The dean of the college that Linda Lee attends is named Mr. Danvers. In the Supergirl comics, Linda was adopted by a family named Danvers, and even adopted their surname, Linda Lee-Danvers. See more »

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While Selena is burning the chicken, in the close up shot big flames come out, but a split second later, from a different angle, there's just smoke. See more »

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Selena: Such a pretty world. I can't wait until it's all mine.
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NEW SONG
Written and Performed by Howard Jones
Courtesy of WEA Records Limited
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GREAT Picture
13 March 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

As a child growing up in the 50s, there were very few female SuperHeroes. For some reason the comic publishers thought Girls were only interested in "True Romance" or "Archie" comic books. The only females I can remember were in "Legion of Super-Heroes" and finally Supergirl. The stories weren't great in the books but enjoyable anyway. Finally after all the Super-Hero Movies they brought out Supergirl. The plot is well put together and most of the questions answered. (It would have been nice if Superman had showed up for a bit part. In the comic books, He gave Kara the name Linda Danvers and set her up with a foster family. (They didn't know about her super-powers.) I agree that they should make another Movie or two. (How come all we get is Superboy series on TV?) I would go out of my way to watch it, but NOT a cartoon version. I HATE these new stylized cartoon. This Movie is definitely a keeper in my collection.

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