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Superman/Doomsday (2007)

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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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Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Adam Baldwin ... Superman / Clark Kent / Dark Superman (voice)
Anne Heche ... Lois Lane (voice)
James Marsters ... Lex Luthor (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Toyman (voice)
Tom Kenny ... The Robot (voice)
Swoosie Kurtz ... Martha Kent (voice)
Cree Summer ... Mercy Graves (voice)
Ray Wise ... Perry White (voice)
Adam Wylie ... Jimmy Olsen (voice)
Chris Cox ... Damon Swank (voice)
Hettie Lynne Hurtes Hettie Lynne Hurtes ... Newscaster (voice)
James Arnold Taylor ... Officer Tucker (voice)
Townsend Coleman ... Drill Operator (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Murphy (voice)
Kevin Smith ... Grumpy Man (voice)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Where were you the day Superman died?


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

18 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Death of Superman See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. Animation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Mercy, Lex Luthor's assistant, originally appeared in the "Adventures of Superman" series in the 90's as Luthor's Chaffuer/Bodyguard. In this film, she's his corporate assistant. See more »

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As Dark Superman begins sitting down at a mirror in the salon, there is a green bottle on the desk with a black cup next to it. Then after he sits down, the black cup suddenly becomes a red bottle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Referenced in When Heroes Die: The Making of Superman/Doomsday (2007) See more »

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Dark Superman, and very good at that
21 August 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Okay this is not faithful to the comics, which "purists" may object to. However as somebody who firmly believes in judging a movie or such on its own merits, I did like this movie. It is too short, and consequently despite the intelligent and well-balanced tone it generally had the script did feel rushed through. However, I liked the dark and even unflinching tone of the story, and the action scenes while violent are compellingly choreographed. The animation is great, very detailed and atmospheric indeed. The characters are well drawn also, though the high cheekbones may take some getting used to. The music is rousing and unpredictably moody and the characters are still interesting, the relationship between Superman/Clark and Lois while different to what one would expect was still convincing. The voice acting was terrific, especially from Adam Baldwin and John DiMaggio, though Anne Heche is lovely and James Marsters is the very meaning of suave as Luther. All in all, very good but not for everybody maybe. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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