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All-Star Superman (2011)

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After being poisoned by sun radiation, a dying Superman decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams while Lex Luthor has his own agenda.

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Sam Liu

Writers:

Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Denton ... Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
Christina Hendricks ... Lois Lane / Superwoman (voice)
Anthony LaPaglia ... Lex Luthor (voice)
Edward Asner ... Perry White (voice)
Obba Babatundé ... Judge / Bibliobot (voice)
Steve Blum ... Atlas / General Sam Lane / Astronaut #1 (voice)
Linda Cardellini ... Nasthalthia (voice)
Cathy Cavadini ... Floral / Cat Grant (voice) (as Catherine Cavadini)
Frances Conroy ... Ma Kent (voice)
Chris Cox ... Lead Agent (voice)
Alexis Denisof ... Dr. Leo Quintum (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Samson / Ultra-Sphinx (voice)
Robin Atkin Downes ... Solaris (voice)
Michael Gough ... Parasite (voice)
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Jimmy Olsen (voice)
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Storyline

While saving the crew of the first manned mission to the sun, Superman is poisoned by solar radiation. Dying, he decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams, while still saving the Earth from various threats. But when Lex Luthor reveals his latest plot to control the world, Superman must use his remaining strength to stop him. Written by page8701

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The Man of Steel Faces The Unltimate Sacrifice See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of action and violence, language including brief innuendo, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The comic this movie is based on is regarded as the best Superman comic storyline there is. See more »

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Sampson is a Biblical figure, a leader of the Hebrew people. His power comes from is devotion to the Abrahamic God. He would never 'swear to living Zeus'. See more »

Quotes

Solaris: Impossible, I made your sun red. You should have no powers. I see now. Your covering protects you from red sunlight. But it cannot survive this heat.
Superman: It should work long enough for me to take care of you.
Solaris: No, your sun is dying, but I kill you first.
Superman: Stop this. Whatever Luthor offered you, he'll betray you.
Solaris: I betray Luthor first. I will eat your sun, and replace it in the sky. Your people will pray to me, or die in the cold dark.
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Version of Supergirl (2015) See more »

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Best Superman movie ever. Seriously.
31 March 2015 | by almosalamiSee all my reviews

I have to say this is the best Superman portrayal I've ever seen and a very emotional one too. Really. I was left speechless at the end. This is how Superman is and should be. Towards the end, I was getting emotional. Just for that alone, I'm giving it a 5 out of 5. Now, some may complain that there were too many characters, but THAT'S HOW IT SHOULD BE! Were there beings like this in the world, that's probably how things would go. Also a really great portrayal of Superman as Clark Kent, and fun to see how he switches between the two in some scenes. The animation is well, done, though at times, I felt like the detail was a bit off, and if we were really to hit it home, the animation might've had more of an impact, but that's not taking away anything from the movie for me. Voices were also really well done, especially Superman's, because it makes him seem a lot more like a hero with the gentle, calm voice, and Luthor a vain intelligent evil man (as well as other characters who the read should find out for himself). The dialogue is EXCELLENTLY done! Very smart dialogue. Very characteristic of the character saying the dialogue. Absolutely great. The interaction between Superman and Lex Luthor when they did happen were also really well done and intriguing. Part of the emotional impact this movie had was the real feeling of heroism you felt from Superman - like I said, how Superman should be. And of course, the ending, which had so many things to it that were emotional, from pretty much every single character in the movie (like seriously! even one of the robots!) So yeah, definite 5/5 from me and the best Superman movie I've ever seen so far.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.77 : 1
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