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The Death and Return of Superman (2011)

Screenwriter Max Landis accounts DC's 1992 multi-issue story arc "The Death and Return of Superman," pointing out various plot holes and featuring a number of celebrity cameos.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Landis ... Himself
Kit Willesee ... 30's Woman
Yuri Lowenthal ... 30's Man
Grae Drake ... DC Executive
Joel Michaely ... DC Executive
Alex Montilla Alex Montilla ... DC Executive
Amalia Levari ... DC Executive
Morgan Krantz ... Superman
Jimmi Simpson ... Mad Scientist
Elden Henson ... Doomsday
Brian Morrison Brian Morrison ... Guardian / Space Puppy
Brad Gage ... Guy Gardner
James Markham Hall Jr. ... Bloodwynd (as Jamie Hall)
Chloe Dykstra ... Ice / Tora Olafsdotter
Joe Bereta ... Booster Gold / Michael Jon Carter
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Screenwriter Max Landis accounts DC's 1992 multi-issue story arc "The Death and Return of Superman," pointing out various plot holes and featuring a number of celebrity cameos.

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Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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PG-13
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Death and Return of Superman See more »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Adjacent LA See more »
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Color
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Lois Lane: Clark! Superman, everybody his name is Superman, not Clark. I love you!
Superman: How hard did I punch him? Did I punch him pretty hard?
Lois Lane: Yeah, you punched him like so hard.
Superman: Uhg.
[dies]
Lois Lane: Noooooo!
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Connections

References Chronicle (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Not Superman
music and lyrics written and performed by Devin O'Rourke
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Ron Howard!
6 November 2018 | by ericstevensonSee all my reviews

Well, this is a very strange and funny video that I found on YouTube. It's hard to tell whether something I see on the Internet would have its own page here. Anyway, this is a retelling of the comic books that featured the death and return of Superman, as the title suggests. I should be confused by this, as I haven't read many Superman comics. I'm on TVTropes so much I understand most of this story already. The weirdest thing is that this has some big name celebrities.

It's fairly obvious the budget is low because it's just people dressed in goofy costumes. If the budget was low, how were they able to get the celebrities? Must have spent all their budget on them. Anyway, this is a very funny video. It's great to point out all the weird things going on in that story, especially with these cheesy costumes. Any Superman fan should enjoy it. ***1/2


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