Superman (1978)

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.

All Releases

Domestic (44.8%)
$134,478,449
International (55.2%)
$166,000,000
Worldwide
$300,478,449
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorWarner Bros.
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Domestic Opening$7,465,343
Budget$55,000,000
Earliest Release DateDecember 15, 1978 (Domestic)
MPAAPG
Running Time2 hr 23 min
GenresAction Adventure Sci-Fi

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseDecember 15, 1978Domestic$134,218,018$134,218,018
2018 Re-releaseNovember 25, 2018Domestic$233,585$233,585
2020 Re-releaseJuly 9, 2020APAC$409$409
2023 Re-releaseApril 7-14, 2023EMEA$109,386$109,386
2021 Re-releaseDomestic$26,846$26,846

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic3$134,478,449499
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$92,3165,469
Spain1$17,0706,792
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
New Zealand1$3956,993
Australia1$147,801