Original Australian Daybill movie poster Superman II
Superman II is a 1980 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is a sequel to the 1978 film Superman: The Movie and stars Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp, Ned Beatty, Sarah Douglas, Margot Kidder, and Jack O'Halloran. The film was released in Australia and mainland Europe on December 4, 1980 and in other countries throughout 1981. Selected premiere engagements of Superman II were presented in Megasound, a high-impact surround sound system similar to Sensurround.