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Superman III

  • Film

Time Out says

A splendid opening during the credits, with Lester displaying his dazzling skills in perfectly timed slapstick, sets the tone for the most satirical of the series so far. Here our superhero undergoes a psychotic reversal and turns into a real sleazo as he comes up against a megalomaniac tycoon (Vaughn in fine form) who is using computer wizard Pryor as an accomplice in his attempts to take over the world and destroy Superman. Unfortunately the pacy humour of the first half soon dwindles to a weak climax, and Pryor hams shamelessly, yet again proving that he's best in serious parts or as a stand-up man. Enjoyable, nevertheless.
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Release Details

  • Duration:125 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Richard Lester
  • Screenwriter:David Newman, Leslie Newman
  • Cast:
    • Christopher Reeve
    • Richard Pryor
    • Jackie Cooper
    • Marc McClure
    • Annette O'Toole
    • Annie Ross
    • Pamela Stephenson
    • Robert Vaughn
    • Margot Kidder
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