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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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From out of another galaxy and into your hearts comes... Supergirl See more »


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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

A film container, simply stating the words 'do not use' was discovered at Pinewood Studios in London. The negative inside the container was the full 138 minute Director's cut of the movie. Anchor Bay subsequently released this version on special edition DVD, limited to 50,000 copies. See more »

Goofs

During the "monster tractor" sequence, a boom operator is visible in the wrecked bar's mirror. 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 beginning credits real silver is flashed at you. See more »

Connections

Version of Superman (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

What Is Love?
Written by Howard Jones & Bill Bryant
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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