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The fictional superhero Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster has appeared in 11 live-action films. He first appeared in three serials Superman (1948), Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) and Superman and the Mole Men (1951). Four films directed by Richard Donner, Richard Lester and Sidney J. Furie starring Christopher Reeve titled Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983) and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) it had two spin-offs Supergirl (1984) and Steel (1997). The series was rebooted in 2006 starring Brandon Routh titled Superman Returns (2006). It was rebooted again in 2013 starring Henry Cavill titled Man of Steel (2013) with two follow ups titled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017). A sequel to Man of Steel was announced.

Early Films (1948–1951)Edit

Christopher Reeve Films (1978–1987)Edit

# Title Release Date Worldwide Gross RT MC
1 Superman December 15, 1978 $300.2 million 93% 86%
2 Superman II June 19, 1981 $190.3 million 89% 87%
3 Superman III June 17, 1983 $80.1 million 26% 42%
4 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace July 24, 1987 $36.6 million 12% 22%

Brandon Routh Films (2006)Edit

# Title Release Date Worldwide Gross RT MC
5 Superman Returns June 28, 2006 $391.0 million 76% 72%

DC Extended Universe (2013–present)Edit

# Title Release Date Worlwide Gross RT MC
6 Man of Steel June 14, 2013 $668.0 million 55% 55%
7 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice March 25, 2016 $873.2 million 27% 44%
8 Justice League November 17, 2017 $657.9 million 40%
9 Man of Steel 2 TBA
10 Justice League 2 TBA







Superman
Serials Superman (1948), Atom Man vs. Superman (1950), Superman and the Mole Men (1951)
Christopher Reeve Films Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), Superman III(1983), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Brandon Routh Films Superman Returns (2006)
Spin-Off Films Supergirl (1984), Steel (1997)
DC Extended Universe Man of Steel (2013), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Justice League (2017), Man of Steel 2, Justice League 2
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