FRED Watch Episode 12: Superman (1978)


Warner Bros.

It’s four nerds and a comic book movie for this episode of FRED Watch! Wayne brings Superman (1978), his favourite superhero film of all time, to Phillip, Ashley, and special guest Kendall.

While Ashley and Kendall share Wayne’s nostalgic childhood memories, Phillip experiences Richard Donner’s genre masterpiece for the first time… with a slew of superhero blockbusters to compare it to!

Listen to their review here:


Check out the original teaser trailer and theatrical trailer:

Starring: Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Margot Kidder, Jack O’Halloran, Valerie Perrine, Maria Schell, Terence Stamp, Phyllis Thaxter, Susannah York, Jeff East, Marc McClure, Sarah Douglas, Lee Quigley, Aaron Smolinski, Diane Sherry [aka Diane Sherry Case], Jeff Atcheson, Brad Flock, Rex Reed, Rex Everhardt [aka Rex Everhart], Larry Hagman, Kirk Alyn [uncredited], Noel Neill [uncredited].

Director: Richard Donner | Writers: Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Robert Benton, Tom Mankiewicz [credited as creative consultant] (based on Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster) | Producer: Pierre Spengler | Music: John Williams | Cinematographer: Geoffrey Unsworth | Editors: Stuart Baird, Michael Ellis

Available: DVD and BluRay


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Let us know what you thought of this film in the comments!


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