MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 223 this week

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

3.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.6/10 from 28,814 users   Metascore: 22/100
Reviews: 244 user | 75 critic | 10 from Metacritic.com

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Director:

Writers:

(character created by: Superman), (character created by: Superman), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 27 Jun 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 26 Aug 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) on IMDb 3.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.

User Polls

1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Mark Pillow ...
...
...
Damian McLawhorn ...
...
...
Stanley Lebor ...
Don Fellows ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Superman does a lot in his newest adventure. Archvillain Lex Luthor, determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel: the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two super-powered foes clash in an explosive screen extranvaganza that sees Superman save the Statue of Liberty, repulse a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuild the demolished Great Wall of China and perform many more spetactular feats. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Nuclear Power. In the best hands, it is dangerous. In the hands of Lex Luthor, it is pure evil. This is Superman's greatest battle. And it is for all of us.


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

24 July 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Superman IV  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,681,020 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical) | (1987)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The failure of this film at the box office prompted The Cannon Group Inc., to cancel a planned production of "Spiderman". See more »

Goofs

When Superman lands on the moon and surveys the elevator car that he trapped Nuclear Man in, black curtains are clearly obvious directly behind him. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cosmonaut Captain: [in Russian] You can sing later comrade Sinatra.
Cosmonaut: [in Russian] Back at home they told me to sing in space.
See more »


Soundtracks

Theme from Superman
(uncredited)
Written by John Williams
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Even Superman couldn't save this one!
14 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a huge Superman fan and I loved the first two Superman films,but starting with the third one this franchise slowly started going down.Now we reach the fourth installment in the franchise and not even Superman himself could of saved this one.The story and villain were weak and the action was boring.Plus this sported the worst special effects in the franchise.This film feels rushed and choppy,cutting from scene to scene leaving you confused.Christopher Reeves still played the part perfectly,but him and Margot Kidder are the only ones.I felt throughout the film they tried to rekindle the success of the original two,but just couldn't do it.With a corny script,bad special effects and action,weak acting,and terrible directing and editing this one is completely passable.You definitely will not be watching this one again and again like the first two.

A disappointing: 1/10!!!


30 of 44 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The fact people on here hate MOS and love this movie... jerelvis
Can this movie be fixed? aristotle501
Struggling watchng this for the first time... mulletguitarknee
Why the financial problem? kevinchengxin
Question what did Lex say to Superman JAlexa9898
Superman was an even bigger idiot Lantern_Jaw
Discuss Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page