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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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Superman contre Brainiac  »

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Trivia

While this film features the same character designs, general look, style, and most same cast members of as Superman (1996), the creative team decided to recast villains just as they had done before with Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003). Lance Henriksen takes over for Corey Burton as Brainiac, Powers Boothe takes over for Clancy Brown as Lex Luthor, and 'Tara Strong' takes over for Lisa Edelstein as Mercy Graves. See more »

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Brainiac changes in size through the movie. For example he becomes just as large to break through the street and in another shot he is just three times larger than Luthor's battle suit. See more »

Quotes

Mercy Graves: You know something news boy, you're kinda cute
Jimmy Olsen: [Shyly] I... I am?
Mercy Graves: To bad I have to break you.
[flicks card onto Jimmy's face and kicks him]
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Follows Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993) See more »

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Even kids would get bored with this one
19 June 2006 | by (Ogdensburg, NY, USA) – See all my reviews

Although I'm a college educated adult, I actually like the Superman, Batman and Justice League cartoon series (I'm sure I'm far from alone on this one). The plots have been excellent examples of sci-fi writing and can be quite clever,complex and entertaining. Not so this one. The vast majority of this movie consisted of Superman and Braniac pounding each other into the ground, throwing each other through buildings, etc. The encounters went on for so long I got bored and fastforwarded through the monotony. There is a weak plot that holds this together, but it's not strong enough to redeem it. The phrase "phoning it in" leaps to mind. If you're a Superman fan, you're going to be disappointed in this.


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