My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

BB.5

(out of 5)


‘s hero franchise definitely reached its finale when this under-baked adventure was released. Despite an earnest plot line devoted to dealing with current world issues (nuclear disarmament and world peace), there’s very little fun to it and even less creativity. Reeve (who also co-wrote) is once again the man of steel, pitted yet again opposite the evil Lex Luther () in a fight for world domination. Luther has created a nuclear weapon in the form of an android who takes his power from the sun and is possibly powerful enough to kill Superman, leaving the world vulnerable to Luther’s takeover. Will the man in blue tights save the day? You bet your spinning phone booth.  returns, plus there’s a new lady interest in .


Cannon Films, Warner Bros., Golan-Globus Productions, London-Cannon Films

United Kingdom/USA, 1987

Directed by

Story by , , , Screenplay by Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, based on characters created by ,

Cinematography by Ernest Day

Produced by ,

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

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