• Released
  • June 14, 2013
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 23 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 21,570 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: Young reporter Clark Kent roams the world covering news stories but returns home to face his destiny - to become Superman.

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Critic Ratings

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Film.com

If the word “epic” has lost its meaning in the throes of recent summers, Man of Steel forcefully redefines it.
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80

Time Out London

By Dave Calhoun
Feels both modern and traditional – a halfway house between the broodier Nolan way of shaking things up and the louder, bone-crunching...
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80

Total Film

By Matthew Leyland
A bracing attempt to bring the legend back into contention that successfully separates itself from other Super-movies but misses some of...
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80

Empire

By Dan Jolin
It aches for more depth and warmth and humour, but this is spectacular sci-fi — huge, operatic, melodramatic, impressive. It feels the...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Caught in the slipstream between action and angst, Man of Steel is a bumpy ride for sure. But there's no way to stay blind to its wonders.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is a pretty good action movie that justifies bringing back the Superman franchise -- a dubious proposition to begin with -- by taking...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Deploying an impeccable American accent, Brit Henry Cavill may be as charming as the late great Christopher Reeve.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The story, while sometimes soaring, is other times grounded by a hyperactive and numbing vibe. But Henry Cavill has the strapping good...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
A mostly underwhelming film, with underdeveloped characters and supercharged fight scenes that drag on forever and offer nothing new in the...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

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The local multiplex is lousy with celluloid crime fighters. So what turf is left for good old Clark Kent? That's the nagging question that...
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Ok...

By patrickswain
This movie was good, but there were a few downsides. First of all, the computer animation was not very good. It looks like they were kind of careless with the flying part. Also, there is too much...

Good Movie

By kearnscougar
Fantastic character depth with Zod and Superman's past, but the lack of the classic "who is this hero among us" really downplays the traditional Superman. Lois Lanes character seems forced. Overall,...

Boss movie

By andrewcstewart21
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More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Superman's back in brooding, action-packed reboot.
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