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Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006)

Unrated | | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Video 20 June 2006
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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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Curt Geda

Writers:

Duane Capizzi (screenplay), Christopher Simmons (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tim Daly ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
Powers Boothe ... Lex Luthor (voice)
Dana Delany ... Lois Lane (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Brainiac (voice)
George Dzundza ... Perry White (voice)
David Kaufman ... Jimmy Olsen (voice)
Mike Farrell ... Jonathan Kent (voice)
Shelley Fabares ... Martha Kent (voice)
Roger Rose ... (voice)
Cynthia Songé ... (voice)
Tara Strong ... Mercy Graves (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... (voice)
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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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Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Superman contre Brainiac See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Luthor's personality is close to that of Gene Hackman's Luthor. 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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Even kids would get bored with this one
19 June 2006 | by cine-11See 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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