Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human in order to get closer to Lois, realizes he has a responsibility to save the planet.
- Year: 1980
- Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
- Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
- Studio: Dovemead Films, Film Export A.G., Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Comics
- Keyword: saving the world, niagara falls, sequel, superhero, based on comic, loss of virginity, criminal, super power, phantom zone, rocket fired grenade, crystal machine, superhuman strength, duringcreditsstinger
- Director: Richard Lester
- Cast: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Sarah Douglas