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
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Dec 15-211$12,044,352-508-$23,709$12,044,3521
Dec 22-283$18,517,515+53.7%806+298$22,974$30,561,8672
Dec 29-Jan 4, 19791$93,292,767+403.8%---$134,218,0183