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Superman III (1983) Movie Reviews

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12/17/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Superman III review

The beginning of the film starts with a series of coincidental sequences as if you were expecting a comedy. Clark meets his childhood friend Lana Lang (Annette O'Toole). Brad (Gavan O'Herlihy) bulllies Clark and sticks beside Lana. August "Gus" Gorman (Richard Pryor) works for Ross Webster (Robert Vaughn) who plans on ruling the world by disrupting the weather and controlling the oil supply of he world. Gus is assigned of all places Smallville, where Clark is. Clark fights an evil superman and searches for Webster. The ultimate computer is built.

Pryor skills in his character which unfortunately seems to be the focus most of the time. The lack of a suitable antagonist, It seems this version is "kid-friendly" instead of a broader audience. One of the best lines from Webster - "Co...

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08/03/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Ok sequel, but I & II are still better

The first two Superman movies had a certain style to them that made them epic. Now, with a new director, that style is completely lost. Everything that made the first movie so good is taken away. Lex Luthor is gone, and Lois Lane's role has been shrunk down to supporting cameo. The new love interest in this film is Lana Lang, Clark's childhood sweetheart. Whereas the first movie was a great mix of action, drama, and humour, this movie is mostly humour, and a little action, because this movie is mainly meant to show off Richard Pryor's comedy skills. The plot in general is a little weak, and the villain in this is no Lex Luthor.
While this movie isn't as good as the first 2, and it does look like Warner Bros. had a big hand in taking this movie and trying to turn it into a Richard Pryor c...

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