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Superman/Doomsday (2007)

When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.

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When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.

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Where were you the day Superman died?


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The Death of Superman  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Aspects of the four false Supermen (Superboy, the Eradicator, Cyborg Superman, and Steel) were combined to form the clone Superman (Superboy was a clone, the Eradicator killed criminals, and Cyborg Superman attempted to convince everyone he was the genuine article). See more »

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When Superman crashes down to Earth after killing Doomsday he has a tear in the shoulder of his costume, after he dies in Lois' arms the tear is gone. See more »

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Lex Luthor: Just look at him. So sleek. So powerful. So... beautiful, like some great golden god made flesh. Of course, any sensible god would demand absolute obedience in return for his favor. But, no, our Man of Steel protects us, with no strings attached. The people? Hmph. They practically worship him anyway. Enjoy your reign while you may, Superman. For surely as night follows day, there comes a time when even gods must die.
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no respect is given to superman
24 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This would be a cool.....If they broke it up into 3-discs and gave each part of the story it's own disc! The death, the absence, and the return! This was a painfully abridged version of the story. Superman was dead for like 10 minutes and then returns. There was no mention of the "man of steel" or the "cyborg" superman" or any of the others who showed up in the absence of superman in the comics! This movie, while entertaining, was a big let down for me. This movie is a rent at best. Take this movie with a grain of salt because they blew through the story without giving the sadness from superman's death a chance to even set in. I bought this DVD blindly thinking... "it's a cartoon--- therefore it won't be stricken with the Hollywood pitfalls of destroying the story."

I was so wrong. For what it is, it's an OK movie. The voice acting and even animation is a little weird sometimes (like superman insanely prominent cheekbones (wtf?). This movie is the puked up mess you get when every aspect of a story constrained to a 75 minute movie.

Even when you watch the extras they talk about the real story and you'll see how different it is compared to the movie! Man of Steel and all the others that were used to fill the void in superman's absence weren't even mentioned!

This would have done so much better as a series and not a movie.


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