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Superman flies again with a new 1978–1987 five film collection

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    As part of the year-long centennial celebration for the 100th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studio, five films featuring the iconic DC Super Hero Superman – Superman: The Movie, Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman III, and Superman IV – will be available for purchase in a five-film collection on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital on April 18.

    On April 18, the Superman 1978 – 1987 5-Film Collection will be available to purchase on Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc online and in-store at major retailers and available for purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more.

    Based on the DC character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the Superman films star Christopher Reeve as the legendary “Man of Steel.”

    The Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Packs will include an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature films in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature films and special features in HD, and a Digital version of each film.

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    Features:

    Superman: The Movie Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack:

    -Commentary by Ilya Salkind and Pierre Spangler
    -The Making of Superman – vintage featurette
    -Superman and the Mole-Men – vintage featurette
    -Super-Rabbit – 1943 WB cartoon
    -Snafuperman – 1944 WB cartoon
    -Stupor Duck – 1956 WB cartoon
    -TV Spot
    -Teaser Trailer
    -Theatrical Trailer

    Superman II Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack:

    -Commentary by Ilya Salkind and Pierre Spengler
    -The Making of Superman II – 1980 TV Special
    -Superman’s Soufflé – Deleted scene
    -Fleischer Studios’ Superman vintage cartoons (First Flight, The Mechanical Monster
    -Billion Dollar Limited, The Arctic Giant, The Bulleteers, The Magnetic Telescope, Electric Earthquake, Volcano, and Terror on the Midway)
    -Theatrical trailer

    Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack

    -Commentary by Richard Donner and Tom Mankiewicz
    -Introduction by Richard Donner – featurette
    -Superman II: Restoring the Vision – featurette
    -Deleted scenes (Lex and Ms. Teschmacher head north, Lex and Ms. Teschmacher head south, The villains enter the fortress, He’s all yours, boys, Clark and Jimmy, and Lex’s gateway)
    -Famous Studios vintage cartoons (Japoteurs, Showdown, Eleventh Hour, Destruction, Inc., The Mummy Strikes, Jungle Drums, The Underground World, and Secret Agent)

    Superman III Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack 

    -Commentary by Ilya Salkind and Pierre Spengler
    -The Making of Superman III – 1983 TV special
    -Deleted scenes (Save my baby, To the rescue, Making up, Going to see the boss, Hatching the plan, The con, Rooftop ski, Boss wants this to go, Superman honored, Gus’ speech, and Hanging up on Brad)
    -Theatrical trailer

    Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack

    -Commentary by Mark Rosenthal
    -Superman 50th anniversary special – 1988 TV special
    -Deleted scenes (Clark’s morning, Jeremy’s letter, Superman’s visit, Nuclear Man’s prototype, Metropolis after hours, Lex ponders, Flying sequence (extended scene), Battle in Smallville, Battle in the U.S.S.R., Nuclear arms race, Superman’s sickness, Red alert, By my side, Clark and Lacy say goodbye, and No borders)
    -Theatrical trailer

    Fun Fact: Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1933, but the character didn’t appear in comics until he was sold in 1938 to DC Comics (then known as Detective Comics) for a cool $130.

    Tony M.