Questions tagged [superman-2]

1981 film sequel to "Superman", where the hero faces off against General Zod, a fellow Kryptonian with the same great power, banished from Krypton before its death and seeking to conquer Earth. Use with the [dc] tag.

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Was Richard Donner really involved in the direction of Superman II (1980) movie?

Wikipedia pages of Superman II and Richard Donner both show that Richard Donner had directed Superman II along with Richard Lester, but he was uncredited. Well, if he was uncredited, how can anyone ...
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What did Zod break at the beginning of Superman 2?

I'm watching Superman 2 on Syfy and I have sometimes wondered what was that red crystal rod that Zod broke? Based on the "S" on the front of it I assumed it was something of Jor-el's. Was it ...
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Is there any signifiance in Lex Luthor being a Liberace fan?

In the Richard Donner cut of Superman II, Lex Luthor wants his Liberace record back from an inmate who borrowed it. Is this a subtle humorous reference to prison homosexuality? Or a commentary on ...
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Is Superman a murderer in Superman II?

I recently watched the extended version of Superman II. I hadn’t watched it since I was a child, so I didn’t really remember it in detail. After watching it, I was genuinely surprised. After ...
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Superman throwing the S!

Was this an original comic book power of Superman or Fortress defence... or was this completely made up by the director Richard Lester? There's quite a few sites which talks about this, probably the ...
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How do Superman and Lois Lane leave the North Pole?

In Superman 2, how do Superman and Lois Lane make it back from the North Pole after Superman removes his powers in that 'power removal machine'? A few minutes after this scene, Clark and Lois are in ...
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Did Clark's (Kal El's) glasses increase the power of his heat vision?

In Superman II Lois jumps into the Niagara River to test her theory that Clark is actually Superman. Clark uses heat vision to break a branch off of a tree in hopes that Lois can use it as a life ...
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How did Superman play the “disappearing” game as a kid?

In Superman II, during the final battle between Superman, Zod, Ursa and Non (in the Fortress of Solitude), there was a part where they were disappearing and reappearing as false images (like holograms)...