Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Friday 24th July 1987

Box Office Worldwide: $19.3M

Budget: $17M

Distributed by: Warner Home Video

Production compaines: DC Comics, Warner Bros. Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 12%
Fresh: 5 Rotten: 36

IMDB: 3.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Christopher Reeve as Superman / Clark Kent, Margot Kidder as Lois Lane, Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor, Jackie Cooper as Perry White, Marc McClure as Jimmy Olsen, Jon Cryer as Lenny, Sam Wanamaker as David Warfield, Mariel Hemingway as Lacy Warfield, Mark Pillow as Nuclear Man

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Movie Review


Christopher Reeve allegedly insisted that if he was going to slum his way through a fourth Superman movie, it would have to involve a story about nuclear disarmament. Noble, yes, but after Supe tosses all the nukes into the sun, Lex Luthor tosses token villain "Nuclear Man" (Mark Pillow, whose career was promptly killed after this debacle) into the mix. Pathetic battle, combined with the usual "hide that secret identity!" subplot, ensues. Worst of all are the special effects: I didn't think you could make an entire movie on a bluescreen in 1987, but damn if director Sidney J. Furie doesn't try. I've also never seen people falling sooo sloooooowlyyyyyyyyyy. Avoid!

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