Superman III

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Superman III
Directed byRichard Lester
Produced byPierre Spengler
Screenplay by
Based on
Music byKen Thorne
CinematographyRobert Paynter
Edited byJohn Victor-Smith
Dovemead Ltd.
Distributed by
Release date
  • June 12, 1983 (1983-06-12) (Washington D.C. premiere)
  • June 17, 1983 (1983-06-17) (United States)
  • July 19, 1983 (1983-07-19) (United Kingdom)
Running time
125 minutes
CountriesUnited Kingdom[1]
United States[2]
Budget$39 million[3]
Box office$80.2 million

Superman III is a 1983 superhero movie directed by Richard Lester from a screenplay by David Newman and Leslie Newman. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman.[4][5] It is the third movie in the Superman movie series. It stars Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Annette O'Toole, Annie Ross, Pamela Stephenson, Robert Vaughn, and Margot Kidder.[6]

A sequel, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, was released in July 1987.

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Superman III". AFI.
  3. "Superman 3 The Numbers". The Numbers. Retrieved February 11, 2020.
  4. "UGO's World of Superman - Superman Movies: Superman III". UGO Networks. 2006. Archived from the original on 2008-10-04. Retrieved 2010-10-15.
  5. "Superman III". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
  6. Ryan, Mike (August 10, 2013). "'Superman III': Rewatching 30 Years Later". The Huffington Post. United States: AOL. Retrieved December 10, 2016.