Even Deadpool owes a debt of gratitude to 1978’s Superman, the first “comic-book movie” to offer an origin story for its hero. As he did later in Lethal Weapon and The Goonies, the versatile Donner delivers an expert mix of action, emotion and comedy.
Director: Richard Donner
Screenplay by: Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Robert Benton
Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando
Major nominations on original release : BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor (Hackman), Most Promising Newcomer (Reeve - won)See all nominees