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Supergirl (1984)

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Selena
... Kara Zor-El / Supergirl / Linda Lee
... Zaltar
... Ethan
... Alura
... Bianca
... Nigel
... Zor-El
... Jimmy Olsen
... Lucy Lane
David Healy ... Mr. Danvers
Sandra Dickinson ... Pretty Young Lady
Robyn Mandell ... Myra
Jenifer Landor ... Muffy
Diana Ricardo ... Mrs. Murray
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Storyline

After a power source for the community of Krypton survivors is accidentally whisked to earth, Kara-El, cousin to Superman and niece to Jor-El, chooses to go to earth to find it, and bring it back. Upon her arrival, she becomes just a powerful and Super as her cousin, but encounters dangerous battles and unexpected obstacles when a mean spirited woman who practices rituals of the occult takes the power source for herself, and uses it to cause destruction and attempt zenith human status. Written by CoachTophie

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Release Date:

21 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Supergirl: The Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,738,249, 25 November 1984, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,600,000
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(international) | (theatrical) | (director's cut) | (original cut) | (Video Version) | (TV)

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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was completed by Warner Brothers. After Superman III (1983), Warner Brothers decided not to release it. Tri-Star Pictures picked it up, and cut it from 126 minutes to 105 minutes. Warner Brothers eventually regained full rights to the film and finally released it on DVD in 2006 in its international cut. See more »

Goofs

Supergirl positions her body twice in the flying ballet. See more »

Quotes

Bianca: My dear Nigel, the way to a woman's heart is through the elimination of her rivals.
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits Argo City is kept in view until the last minute. See more »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Superman (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

New Song
Written and Performed by Howard Jones
Courtesy of WEA Records Limited
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A true example of Girl Power!
6 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie! It was my favorite as a young girl! Don't be fooled by its cheesy appearance. This movie is a classic! Its a must if you have young daughters! So don't be afraid give it a shot.


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