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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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Lois Lane (voice)
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Lex Luthor (voice)
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Toyman (voice)
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The Robot (voice)
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Martha Kent (voice)
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Mercy Graves (voice)
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Perry White (voice)
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Officer Tucker (voice)
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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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Where were you the day Superman died?


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18 September 2007 (USA)  »

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The Death of Superman  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Aspects of the four false Supermen (Superboy, the Eradicator, Cyborg Superman, and Steel) were combined to form the clone Superman (Superboy was a clone, the Eradicator killed criminals, and Cyborg Superman attempted to convince everyone he was the genuine article). See more »

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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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This movie was a mistake....
22 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

Well after rushing out to purchase the Superman:Doomsday DVD, upon its release, I was not pleased with what I was met with. I remember following the story line very closely waiting on every book as it came out and even after that I still purchased the novel and graphic novels to re-experience it over and over. For over a decade I have secretly waited for a SERIES of movies that featured epic story of the death and eventual return of superman. THIS IS NOT IT!!!!! The reason this movie doesn't feature Jonathon Kent or have any of the other superheroes (all vital parts to the Doomsday saga) is because this is somebodies script that didn't make the cut to live action and instead of when the move to animation came up and all the ability to do it right with the proper character involvement, they were lazy and produced this. The only part of the story they seem to get right is the brutality of Doomsday. The fight is far to short and none of the internal monologue from the comics is translated as you never see any real emotion on Superman's face. The fights finale was just poorly done. It didn't carry any of the weight of the comics. The second and third acts shouldn't have even happened in this movie. It should have ended with a cliff hanger of superman's death. They were rushed and very poorly done with the exception of the Lois/Martha conversation. The Third act of the movie well this part was just completely rewritten. The 4 supermen do not make an appearance they are replaced with a single clone. Why this was done I don't know I guess to fit this awful attempt into a 75min runtime. Maybe if we all write them they will remake it correctly. One can only hope.


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