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Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006)

Unrated | | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Video 20 June 2006
Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.

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Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.

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Two Enemies Unite To Destroy The Man Of Steel


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Luthor's personality is close to that of Gene Hackman's Luthor. See more »

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In one scene, Lois Lane's eyes are black. See more »

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Clark Kent: I think Lois will be just fine as long as Superman and Clark Kent are here to look out for.
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Version of The Adventures of Superboy (1966) See more »

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Other than the animation and Dana Delaney, Superman: Braniac Attacks is a disgrace
11 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really wanted to like Superman: Braniac Attacks. I love Superman and a vast majority of the DC animated movies, and the voice cast looked good on paper. The film really failed to deliver though. I will admit that the animation is nice and fluid with lots of colour and some atmosphere. Dana Delaney is the best of the voice cast, her Lois is spot on. I like Tim Daly, but he lacked charisma for me here, almost as if he was yet to find his feet. Lance Henrikssen completely lacks menace and demeanour, that is very uncharacteristic of Henrikssen so I'll blame the writing on this one. The worst case though was the Lex Luthor of Powers Boothe, who is nowhere near calculating enough, and it does not help that Luthor is too much watered down Joker and not enough of the cold and calculating Luthor we are used to. The writing is terrible, disjointed and full of unfunny wisecracks from Luthor. The story never gets going, it is very thin, has no sense of mystery or excitement and even the action sequences are dull. There is even a major inconsistency with Braniac and the Krypton. The characters are way off too often, Luthor fares the worst, but Mercy is also annoying and robotic, Lois is too stereotypical and in an attempt to bring a potentially good idea of Clark telling Lois about him being Superman they make Superman as dull as dishwater. The music is pretty poor as well, it is often overbearing and just doesn't fit with the style of the film. All in all, a real disgrace despite its potential. 2/10 Bethany Cox


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