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Superman II


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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $108,185,706
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Production Budget:$54,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 19th, 1981 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: May 1st, 2001 by Warner Home Video
Franchise: Superman
Keywords: Visual Effects, D.C. Comics
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Super Hero
Promotional Budget:$15,000,000
Promotion Budget Source:THR, 7/6/1981, p. 10
Budget Source:THR, 7/6/1981, p. 10 (WB information to investors)

Cast

Terence Stamp    General Zod
Gene Hackman    Lex Luthor
John Ratzenberger    Controller
Christopher Reeve    Superman
Ned Beatty    Otis
Richard Griffiths    Terrorist
Jackie Cooper    Perry White
Margot Kidder    Lois Lane
Valerie Perrine    Eve Teschmacher
Susannah York    Lara
E.G. Marshall    The President
Marc McClure    Jimmy Olsen
Richard Donner    Man walking by diner

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Richard Donner

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/06/19 1 $14,100,523   1,395 $10,108   $14,100,523 3
1981/06/26 1 $10,765,687 -24% 1,408 $7,646   $34,774,959 10
1981/07/03 1 $10,905,892 +1% 1,878 $5,807   $53,472,435 17
1981/07/10 1 $6,745,678 -38% 1,853 $3,640   $65,964,133 24
1981/07/17 3 $5,260,610 -22% 1,227 $4,287   $75,325,418 31
1981/07/24 4 $3,691,244 -30% 989 $3,732   $82,117,493 38
1981/07/31 5 $2,806,048 -24% 908 $3,090   $87,096,665 45
1981/08/07 7 $2,188,092 -22% 780 $2,805   $91,070,634 52
1981/08/14 10 $1,697,996 -22% 679 $2,501   $94,096,867 59
1981/08/21 9 $1,570,081 -8% 821 $1,912   $96,712,603 66
1981/08/28 8 $1,440,684 -8% 763 $1,888   $99,067,592 73
1981/09/04 6 $1,610,179 +12% 714 $2,255   $101,347,629 80

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/06/19 1 $4,265,572   1,395 $3,058   $4,265,572 1
1981/06/20 1 $5,475,015 +28% 1,395 $3,925   $9,740,587 2
1981/06/21 1 $4,359,935 -20% 1,395 $3,125   $14,100,522 3
1981/06/22 1 $2,537,556 -42% 1,395 $1,819   $16,638,079 4
1981/06/23 1 $2,508,644 -1% 1,395 $1,798   $19,146,723 5
1981/06/24 1 $2,304,965 -8% 1,395 $1,652   $21,451,688 6
1981/06/25 1 $2,557,585 +11% 1,395 $1,833   $24,009,273 7
1981/06/26 1 $3,361,491 +31% 1,408 $2,387   $27,370,764 8
1981/06/27 1 $4,267,234 +27% 1,408 $3,031   $31,637,998 9
1981/06/28 1 $3,137,002 -26% 1,408 $2,228   $34,775,000 10
1981/07/03 0 $4,061,444   1,887 $2,152   $46,628,050 15
1981/07/04 0 $3,293,414 -19% 1,887 $1,745   $49,921,464 16
1981/07/05 0 $3,551,034 +8% 1,887 $1,882   $53,472,498 17
1981/07/10 0 $2,070,335   0     $0 22
1981/07/11 0 $2,784,267 +34% 0     $2,784,267 23
1981/07/12 0 $1,891,076 -32% 0     $4,675,343 24