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All-Star Superman (2011)

After being poisoned by sun radiation, a dying Superman decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams while Lex Luthor has his own agenda.

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Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
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Lois Lane / Superwoman (voice)
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Lex Luthor (voice)
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Perry White (voice)
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Judge / Bibliobot (voice)
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Atlas / General Sam Lane / Astronaut #1 (voice)
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Nasthalthia (voice)
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Floral / Cat Grant (voice) (as Catherine Cavadini)
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Ma Kent (voice)
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Lead Agent (voice)
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Dr. Leo Quintum (voice)
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Samson / Ultra-Sphinx (voice)
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Solaris (voice)
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Parasite (voice)
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Jimmy Olsen (voice)
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While saving the crew of the first manned mission to the sun, Superman is poisoned by solar radiation. Dying, he decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams, while still saving the Earth from various threats. But when Lex Luthor reveals his latest plot to control the world, Superman must use his remaining strength to stop him. Written by page8701

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Rated PG for sequences of action and violence, language including brief innuendo, and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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22 February 2011 (USA)  »

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All Star Superman: Superman viaja al sol  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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The comic this movie is based on is regarded as the best Superman comic storyline there is. See more »

Goofs

There is no air on the moon so that Superman's cape should not blow in the wind when he took Lois Lane there. See more »

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Lex Luthor: Doomed planet. Desperate scientists. Last hope. Kindly couple. Superman.
Dr. Leo Quintum: We know all the story, Luthor. Why did you ask to see me? If this is an escape attempt...
Lex Luthor: I'd already be free. No, I've already accepted my imminent execution. This is a confession. Forgive me, doctor. For have I sinned. A lot.
Dr. Leo Quintum: You killed him.
Lex Luthor: And my deathbed claims that I've seen the error of my ways can't change that. But there is one thing I can do to honor his memory.
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Version of Superman: The Man of Steel (2002) See more »

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"If it had mattered to you, Luthor, you could have saved the world years ago."
23 August 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

My favorite DC animated movie to date, based off of one of the better Superman comic book stories from the last decade. Dwayne McDuffie does a great job of translating Morrison's work to the screen. A few things are changed and some parts omitted for time. One of the complaints I've seen from other reviewers is that it feels too rushed. I can understand that criticism. Frank Miller's Dark Knight Returns was four issues yet was given a two-part animated adaptation, clocking in at about two and a half hours combined. All-Star Superman was twelve issues yet this adaptation only clocks in at seventy-six minutes. It would have been nice had they given it more time, but I think they did good with the time they had. It moves at a brisk pace and, while there are a few small parts from the series I would have liked to see included, they did capture all of the big moments well. I watched it recently with a friend who has never read the comics. She enjoyed the movie a lot and had no complaints, so perhaps this is simply a problem among fans. Anyway, I would recommend you check out the comic series also, if you haven't already. Even if you're not a comic book reader you should enjoy it.


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