Superman: The Movie is the 1978 film adaptation of the DC comics series. The film was directed by Richard Donner (Lethal Weapon) and starred Marlon Brando as Superman's father Jor-El, Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor and Christopher Reeve as Superman/Clark Kent. An extended version of the film was released on DVD in 2001. Reeve would return as the Man of Steel in three sequels: Superman II, Superman III and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. The semi-sequel Superman Returns directed by Bryan Singer and starring Brandon Routh as the Man of Steel was released in 2006.
The following weapons were used in the film Superman: The Movie:
Smith & Wesson Model 36
A mugger who confronts Lois and Clark is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 36.
Smith & Wesson Model 15
Metropolis Police officers are seen armed with Smith & Wesson Model 15 revolvers when exchanging gunfire with thieves during a car chase.
During the car chase, several thieves are armed with what appear to be suppressed MAC-10's.
A US Army soldier is briefly seen with an M1911A1 holstered.