Category: Superhero Films

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Superhero Films – Batman (1989)

The summer of 1989 would see the release of many highly anticipated movies. It would be movie heaven for fans. As my one friend has described those warm months many...

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Superhero Films – The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)

Marvel Comics’ famous wall-crawler gets his first live-action television series! Brainy college student Peter Parker (Nicholas Hammond) has his world turn upside down when a radioactive spider bites him. What...

Barbarella Jane Fonda

Superhero Films – Barbarella (1968)

Producer Dino DeLaurentis returns to my superhero series with an attempt to bring Jean-Claude Forest’s popular ski-fi vixen to the big screen. Resembling actress Brigitte Bardot, the French comic strip...

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Superhero Films – The Pumaman (1980)

Professor Tony Farms (Walter George Alton) makes the discovery of a lifetime when he learns his is really the Pumaman – a superhero descended from the Gods. He is needed...

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Superhero Films – The Spirit (1987)

Detective Denny Colt is one of the finest, upstanding, uncorruptible cops around and he’s just arrived in Central City. Knowing Colt will cause them a lot of headaches when he...

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Superhero Films – Superman: The Movie (1978)

A big-budget film about Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s iconic superhero hits theaters on the 40th anniversary of his debut in 1978’s Superman: The Movie. Director Richard Donner works with...

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Superhero Films – Dr. Strange (1978)

Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme gets a television pilot to lead off into his own ongoing series. Ooops, nope, no series. So fans are just left with the pilot. By 1978 superheroes...

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Superhero Films – Wonder Woman (1975)

Lynda Carter lassos herself into the hearts of superhero fans the world over! The most famous female superhero ever spins onto television sets in 1975. After a rocky start beginning...