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Superman--born on a planet which has long since died--has been raised by adoptive parents on the Kent farm in Kansas. The young boy Kal-El is renamed Clark Kent, and though he has grown up among humans, he is not one of them. Under Earth's yellow sun, he can do two things humans can only dream of, but to co-exist with them he must live a dual life as mild, unassuming Clark Kent, secretly transforming into the Man of Steel when the world cries out for him. But now, the world's crises have gone unheeded for five long years since Superman's mysterious disappearance. Without him, crime has risen in the city of Metropolis and beyond; that's not even counting the future destructive acts of Lex Luthor, who has been sprung from prison with the specific intent of using Superman's technological secrets for his own personal gain and glory. Lois Lane, star reporter for the Daily Planet and the love of Superman's life, has moved on since Superman left without a word. She has even won a Pulitzer Prize for her essay, "Why the World Doesn't Need Superman." Lois has other issues to contend with--she is now engaged to the editor's nephew and has a young son to look after. But for Superman, the long search for his place in the universe ends back at the Kent farm, among the only family he has ever known. His destiny lies in Metropolis, where one look in Lois's eyes tell him that this place, among the flawed but ultimately good people of Earth, is his true home. And with Lex's plan coming to fruition mere hours after his return, the world will never need Superman more than it does now.
Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth.
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|MPAA Ratings:||PG-13||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||2006||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WARNER BROS. PICTURES)|
|Sound:||Production Co:||Peters Entertainment .....Production Company, Bad Hat Harry Productions .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Zee'S Catering .....Production Company, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc. .....Production Company, Rhythm & Hues Studios .....Production Company, Framestore Cfc .....Production Company, Prime Focus Vfx .....Production Company, The Orphanage, Inc. .....Production Company, Rising Sun Pictures .....Production Company, Photon Vfx .....Production Company, Pixel Liberation Front .....Production Company, Eden Fx .....Production Company, Digital Sandbox .....Production Company, Technicolor Digital Intermediates .....Production Company, Prologue Films .....Production Company, Cutting Edge Australia .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Bloomberg .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Independent Television News .....Production Company, Warner Sogefilms .....Theatrical Distributor, Garsu Pasaulio Irasai (Gpi) .....Theatrical Distributor, ZON Lusomundo (Portugal) .....Theatrical Distributor, Sam Film .....Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox International .....Theatrical Distributor, Kinomania .....Theatrical Distributor, Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf) .....Theatrical Distributor, Caroprokat .....Theatrical Distributor, Intercom .....Theatrical Distributor, Tuck .....Theatrical Distributor, Norsk Filmdistribusjon .....Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures .....Studio, Warner Bros. Pictures International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group .....Domestic Video Distributor, Legendary Entertainment .....Financier, .....Various|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|
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