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After a meteor falls in Smallville, Kansas, the Kents (Glenn Ford, Phyllis Thaxter) become the proud, adaptive parents of a bouncing, baby alien. Keeping his origins a secret, they watch as he grows from a boy to a Superman (played by Christopher Reeve), and sets off to save the world.

MPAA Rating PG
Theatrical Release December 14, 1978
Cast Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder
1978 Warner Brothers

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