Superman

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Grosses

Domestic (44.7%)
$134,218,018
Summary Details
DistributorWarner Bros.
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Opening$7,465,343
508 theaters
Budget$55,000,000
Release DateDec 15, 1978
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 23 min
GenresAction Adventure Drama Sci-Fi
In Release382 days/54 weeks
Widest Release817 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 15-171$7,465,343-508-$14,695$7,465,3431
Dec 22-242$6,535,784-12.5%806+298$8,108$18,580,1362
Dec 29-311$10,363,384+58.6%817+11$12,684$40,925,2513