Superman (1978) Poster



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Followed by 

Superman II (1980)
Superman III (1983)

Version of 

Superman (1941) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1948)
Based on "Action Comics"
Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
Based on "Action Comics"
Adventures of Superman (1952) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Stamp Day for Superman (1954) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman in Scotland Yard (1954)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman Flies Again (1954)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman and the Jungle Devil (1954)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman in Exile (1954)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman's Peril (1954)
Based on "Action Comics"
The Adventures of Superpup (1958) (TV Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
The Adventures of Superboy (1961) (TV Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superboy (1966)
Based on "Action Comics"
The New Adventures of Superman (1966) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
The Adventures of Superboy (1966) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1973)
Based on "Action Comics"
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975) (TV Movie)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1979) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
The Return of Superman (1979)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superwoman (1979)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1980)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman II (1980)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman III (1983)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl (1984)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1987) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1987)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1988) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superboy (1988) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
The Death and Return of Superman (1994) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superboy: Spies from Outer Space (1996) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: The Mysterious Mr. Mist (1996) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: The Animated Series (1996) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV Movie)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superwoman (1997) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
The Multipath Adventures of Superman (1999) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (1999) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Smallville (2001) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2002) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: The Man of Steel (2002) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Krypto the Superdog (2005) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman Returns (2006)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman Returns (2006) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman/Doomsday (2007) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Return to Supermans (2007) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: Red Son (2009) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
CR: Superman Returns (2010) (Video Game)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Super-Man (2011) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
All-Star Superman (2011) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl (2011) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: Requiem (2011)
Based on "Action Comics"
Super Girl (2011) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman vs. The Elite (2012) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl: Stranger in a Strange Land (2013) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman: Unbound (2013) (Video)
Based on "Action Comics"
Man of Steel (2013)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl in the Watery Trap (2013) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Golden Moustache: Batman v Superman (2013) (TV Episode)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl: Endurance (2013) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl & the Bloody Traces of Stargirl (2014) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl IV: The Submerged Tangled Web (2014) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl V: Deadly Seduction (2015)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superboy: The Tween Years (2015) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Twilight Zone: The Deadly Admirer of Supergirl (2015) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl (2015) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman (2015) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman Meets Batman (2016) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Supergirl VI: The Quest for Peace (2016)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superboy: Son of Tomorrow (2016) (Short)
Based on "Action Comics"
Krypton (2018) (TV Series)
Based on "Action Comics"
Superman vs Doomsday
Based on "Action Comics"

Remade as 

Edited into 

Superman II (1980)
The closing shots of Superman in space were lifted from Superman (1978).
Knight Rider: Not a Drop to Drink (1982) (TV Episode)
Shots of the giant dam from Superman are used in this episode
Superman III (1983)
The closing shots of Superman in space were lifted from Superman (1978)
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
The closing shots of Superman in space were lifted from Superman (1978).
Superman Returns (2006)
Marlon Brando footage is used
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.
Superman 75 (2013) (TV Short)
Rotoscoped animation of Superman flying in space.


Supergirl (1984)
Superman (1988) (TV Series)
Smallville (2001) (TV Series)
Krypto the Superdog (2005) (TV Series)


Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Christopher Reeve based his role of Clark Kent on David Huxley from "Bringing Up Baby".
Cinderella (1950)
Peter Pan (1953)
Superman II (1980)
At the very end of the end credits, it says "Next year, Superman II."

Referenced in 

Dr. Strange (1978) (TV Movie)
A flight scene in this movie is inspired by the Superman/Lois flight scene in 'Superman (1978)'.
Diff'rent Strokes: The Trip: Part 1 (1979) (TV Episode)
Willis promises Arnold that Superman will be featured on the plane
Lupin the 3rd: Bad Guys Are Truly Big Villians (1979) (TV Episode)
Lupin and his gang went to see this movie.
The Journalist (1979)
Movie poster visible in house.
WKRP in Cincinnati: The Patter of Little Feet (1979) (TV Episode)
Arthur mentions the movie by name.
Rapture (1979)
A cinema can be seen in the street announcing several movies (including this one)
The Muppet Show: Christopher Reeve (1980) (TV Episode)
Miss Piggy's dressing room contains numerous photos of Christopher Reeve as both Superman and Clark Kent. She later asks him to fly her over the towers of Metropolis as he did with Lois Lane in the film.
Rising Damp (1980)
A poster can be seen in the attic room, with John's head pasted onto it.
¡En qué lío me han metido! (1980)
A poster of this film can be seen
The Muppet Show: Andy Williams (1980) (TV Episode)
There are two photos of Christopher Reeve as Superman backstage.
Super Monster (1980)
Mork & Mindy: Invasion of the Mork Snatchers (1980) (TV Episode)
Mork comes home with a copy of the oversized D.C. comics "Superman: The Movie" magazine.
The Children (1980)
The Island (1980)
When Justin enters Windsor's home he says it looks like Lex Luthor's place in Superman.
The Exterminator (1980)
A person wearing a Superman T-Shirt can be seen walking across the streets of New York City
Flash Gordon (1980)
Fade to Black (1980)
Inside Moves (1980)
A pinball machine based on the movie can be seen in the background of Max's bar throughout the movie.
Kathenas me tin trella tou... (1980)
A poster is shown.
Nighthawks (1981)
Logo in Matthew Fox's T-Shirt
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Richard Pryor/George Carlin (1981) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard Pryor as he comments on the upcoming sequel
Adieu, Galaxy Express 999: Last Stop Andromeda (1981)
musical theme in a similar sequence
Spider-Man: Dr. Doom, Master of the World (1981) (TV Episode)
Peter mentions that there's a movie out featuring a "superguy from another planet, who's allergic to green rocks". This is a reference to Superman.
Mork & Mindy: My Dad Can't Beat Up Anybody (1981) (TV Episode)
After Mork and Mindy take Mearth to see the movie, Mearth begins to idolize Superman.
Basket Case (1982)
A man wears a "Superman" t-shirt. Also, a photograph of Christopher Reeve is shown.
Sogni mostruosamente proibiti (1982)
Paolo Coniglio dreams of being Superman and of flying like him
The Making of 'Superman II' (1982) (TV Movie)
mentioned a few times
Octopussy (1983)
The ComDads (1983)
Saturday Night Live: Jamie Lee Curtis/The Fixx (1984) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in Jake's Video Hut
Supergirl (1984)
Picture of Christopher Reeve as Superman on Lucy Lane's wall.
Best Defense (1984)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Buckaroo Banzai is seen wearing a pair of red (somewhat dorky) glasses, and goes into a phone booth with them on. The situation, along with Buckaroo's general look, bears a striking resemblance to that of Clark Kent/Superman entering a phone booth.
Purana Mandir (1984)
There's a movie poster of Christopher Reeve as Superman in front of an American flag hanging in the disco scene.
Charade (1984) (Short)
Supergirl: The Making of the Movie (1984) (TV Movie)
mentionned once
Punky Brewster: Henry Falls in Love: Part 2 (1985) (TV Episode)
Punky tells Zack that she named Brandon the Wonder Dog after Superman's dad, "Marlo Brandon", before Zack tells her that Superman's dad was actually played by Marlon Brando.
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) (TV Episode)
Referenced in 'Superman Auditions' and 'Superman Nursing Home'
The Goonies (1985)
At the climax, Sloth pulls off his shirt, revealing a Superman shirt. The theme music from the Superman movies plays.
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
a poster of this movie is seen during the end credits
The Making of 'Superman III' (1985) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by the narrator, and Christopher Reeve (as Superman I).
Saturday Night Live: Madonna/Simple Minds (1985) (TV Episode)
Superman theme plays during Weekend Update intro
Saturday Night Live: Pee Wee Herman/Queen Ida & The Bon Temps Zydeco Band (1985) (TV Episode)
John Williams' Superman Theme plays as the intro and outro to Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Teri Garr/Dream Academy/The Cult (1985) (TV Episode)
John William's Superman Theme closes Weekend Update
Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985)
Among the list of the males potentially allowed to survive by Mantis a promotional photo of Christopher Reeve as Superman is shown.
Saturday Night Live: Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements (1986) (TV Episode)
John William's Superman theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Ron Reagan/The Nelsons (1986) (TV Episode)
John Williams' Superman theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Jerry Hall/Stevie Ray Vaughan/Jimmie Vaughan (1986) (TV Episode)
John William's Superman Theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Jay Leno/The Neville Brothers (1986) (TV Episode)
John Williams' Superman theme plays as the outro to Weekend Update
The Magic of David Copperfield: China (1986) (TV Special)
To perform the "Levitating A Woman" illusion, Copperfield needs to find a lady from the audience, so he jokingly asks if anyone has ever dreamed of flying like Superman
Saturday Night Live: Griffin Dunne/Rosanne Cash (1986) (TV Episode)
John Williams' Superman Theme plays as the intro and outro to Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: George Wendt and Francis Ford Coppola/Philip Glass (1986) (TV Episode)
John Williams' Superman Theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) (TV Episode)
John William's Superman theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Catherine Oxenberg and Paul Simon/Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986) (TV Episode)
John WIlliams' Superman theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) (TV Episode)
John Williams' Superman theme closes Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic (1986) (TV Episode)
Theme tune played during outro to Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/Paul Simon (1986) (TV Episode)
Robin sings John Williams' Superman theme while performing Hamlet
Iron Warrior (1987)
Scenes of this movie copy the Krypton trial scene from Superman.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Christopher Reeve/Dana Carvey/Frank Olivier (1987) (TV Episode)
Christopher Reeve comments on being recognized for playing the title role
Star Cops: An Instinct for Murder (1987) (TV Episode)
Spring refers to the film.
Blood Diner (1987)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Masters of the Universe (1987)
The opening titles feature similar theme music and scroll out like Richard Donner's 1978 film.
She-Ra: Princess of Power: The Time Transformer (1987) (TV Episode)
She-Ra and Swift Wind travel back in time the same way Superman does
Binibining Tsuper-Man (1987)
Mentioned in the movie.
Superman (1987) (Video Game)
The game uses John Williams' theme tune.
Critters 2 (1988)
Akira (1988)
Tetsuo's cape and ability to fly is based on Superman's.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Christopher Reeve/Melanie Mayron/Jonathan Zachary (1988) (TV Episode)
Christopher Reeve talks about being recognized for his earlier role
Zocta: Sólo en la Tierra se puede ser extraterrestre (1988) (Video)
Superman cameo complete with the John Williams theme.
Superboy: Kryptonite Kills (1989) (TV Episode)
The kryptonite fell to Earth in Addis Ababa.
Splendor (1989)
Movieposter can be seen.
Alien Nation: Little Lost Lamb (1989) (TV Episode)
There is a drawing of Christopher Reeve as Superman on a street mural.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Hand (1989) (TV Episode)
"You will believe a hand can crawl"
Seinfeld: The Stakeout (1990) (TV Episode)
When George is kidding Jerry he says Jerry probably wishes Superman would fly around the world real fast so that he could turn back tim and then Jerry could correct all of his mistakes.
Seinfeld: The Stock Tip (1990) (TV Episode)
George says, "Too bad you can't get your buddy Superman to fly around the Earth at super speed and reverse time."
The Freshman (1990)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Christopher Reeve seen floating in the air is not funny according to Tom Servo.
Troll 2 (1990)
Poster is shown in Joshua's room.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: (as Otis) I got your stick Mr. Luthor.
Family Matters: Dog Day Halloween (1990) (TV Episode)
Steve is dressed as Superman for Halloween.
Night Court: Crossroads: Part 2 (1990) (TV Episode)
Bulls story
The Flash: Child's Play (1990) (TV Episode)
Barry passes a cinema where this film is being shown as part of a double bill with Batman (1989).
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Christopher Reeve in 'Superman.'"
The Rocketeer (1991)
At the Movies: Doc Hollywood/Return to the Blue Lagoon/Hot Shots!/Paris Is Burning/Another You (1991) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel mentions that a flashback sequence in "Hot Shots!" (1991) parodies this movie.
The Doctor (1991)
Age Isn't Everything (1991)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
Theme tune referenced/sung by Robin Williams
Eh kasi bata (1991)
mentioned in the movie.
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) (Video)
When Buster grabs Babs when they're falling she says "If you've got me who's got you?", shortly afterwards Superman catches them.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow, Joel, and Tom (as the Krypton elders): "Guilty! Guilty!"
30 Years of James Bond (1992) (TV Movie)
Referred to by special effectspert John Richardson.
Batman: The Animated Series: Christmas with the Joker (1992) (TV Episode)
Commissioner James Gordon called the Joker a 'diseased maniac' just like Superman did to Lex Luthor.
The Day Today: Big Report (1994) (TV Episode)
The actor Marlon Brando is being auctioned, some of his films are mentioned including this.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Firstborn (1994) (TV Episode)
Worf: "Who are you?" K'Mtar: "A friend."
The Larry Sanders Show: People's Choice (1994) (TV Episode)
Darlene mentions Christopher Reeve as playing the title role
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo hums the main theme.
Seinfeld: The Race (1994) (TV Episode)
The theme song from the movie is played in this episode
Movie Magic: Cinematic Flight: Up, Up and Away (1994) (TV Episode)
Behind-the-scenes photos are shown.
The Our Gang Story (1994) (Video)
Title is referenced
Drengen der gik baglæns (1995) (Short)
Watching Superman turn back time by circling the Earth in order to save Lois Lane (sequence recreated as animation combined with archive footage) inspires the main character to attempt the same feat by walking backwards.
Nemesis 2: Nebula (1995) (Video)
It is referenced.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: In the Nam of the Father (1995) (TV Episode)
The Kurtz-style character references Marlon Brando's character of Jor-El from "Superman: The Movie".
Seinfeld: The Face Painter (1995) (TV Episode)
George talks about the movie in one scene
At the Movies: Executive Decision/Ed/Two Much/The Star Maker/Land and Freedom (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Executive Decision" review.
Hollow Point (1996)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Josh Kirby: Time Warrior! Chap. 5: Journey to the Magic Cavern (1996) (Video)
Josh is able to save Azabeth similar to how Superman was able to save Lois Lane in Superman (1978).
Doctor Who (1996) (TV Movie)
Due South: Red, White or Blue (1996) (TV Episode)
Ray compares Fraser to Superman when asked "what's the Mountie like".
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
Mentioned by Rosalie.
Bordello of Blood (1996)
Reference father's house of Superman in Krypton.
Dear God (1996)
Kung marunong kang magdasal, umpisahan mo na (1996)
Mentioned in the movie.
Mad About You: Outbreak (1996) (TV Episode)
Paul uses this movie as an example as he explains the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" game.
Cats Don't Dance (1997)
One of the movie posters in the pre-credits epilogue features T.W. replacing Reeve.
Hercules (1997)
Contact (1997)
Highlander 2: To Be or Not to Be a Sequel (1997) (Video)
mentioned once
Todd McFarlane: Chapter & Verse (1998) (Video)
mentioned once
The Vicar of Dibley: Celebrity Vicar (1998) (TV Episode)
Alice saw the movie on TV, and she describes the scene in which Superman flies around the Earth's perimeter.
U.S. Marshals (1998)
At the Movies: U.S. Marshals/Hush/The Big Lebowski/Twilight/Men with Guns (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Big Lebowski" review.
Seinfeld: The Chronicle (1998) (TV Episode)
John Williams's theme music is heard.
Quest for Camelot (1998)
Theme song is played when Devon & Cornwall rescue Silverwing
The Matrix (1999)
Witchouse (1999) (Video)
Goomer (1999)
The "baby Kal-El being sent off Krypton" scene is reproduced.
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999) (TV Special)
Dialog about Christopher Reeve in Superman
Toy Story 2 (1999)
The Tribe: Episode #2.4 (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ebony.
Hope Island: Batten Down the Hatches (1999) (TV Episode)
Kevin and Callie answer this movie when giving a Trivial Pursuit question on Marlon Brando.
Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
Titan A.E. (2000)
Dilbert: The Delivery (2000) (TV Episode)
Jor-El and Lara receive a package sent by Dilbert.
Unbreakable (2000)
Elijah - "It's like your kryptonite".
Back to 'Somewhere in Time' (2000) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Superman: Screen Tests (2001) (Video)
the actors perform the dioalogue from the movie
Rent a Baby (2001) (TV Movie)
Theme used when Michael climbs up to rescue the dog
Family Guy: Mr. Saturday Knight (2001) (TV Episode)
Flashback scene featuring the Peter and Lois at dinner with Margot Kidder (played Lois Lane). Lois says "We loved you in the Superman movies!" Then, Kidder has a breakdown.
Joy Ride (2001)
Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001) (Video)
Bill mentions that the virus was weakened by the magnet, much like how kryptonite weakens Superman.
Smallville: Metamorphosis (2001) (TV Episode)
Clark keeps Lana's Kryptonite necklace in a lead box which Lex gave him.
The Omen Legacy (2001) (TV Movie)
Smallville: Hothead (2001) (TV Episode)
Jonathan tells Clark that he is on Earth to do more important things than play football.
Smallville: X-Ray (2001) (TV Episode)
Lex tells Clark that he is no "criminal mastermind."
Smallville: Hourglass (2001) (TV Episode)
Clark says, "Like I wish I could go back in time and erase that moment forever."
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Smallville: Nicodemus (2002) (TV Episode)
When Jonathan in his coma, Clark laments to Martha that he could not save him in spite of all his powers. He did the same thing after his father's death in the film.
Smallville: Drone (2002) (TV Episode)
Clark and Lana discuss The Godfather (1972) in which Marlon Brando played Vito Corleone. He also played Jor-El in this film.
Queer as Folk: Rage Against This Machine (2002) (TV Episode)
The plot is referenced when Michael and Justin are brainstorming comic book ideas.
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Several subtle allusions and character arcs allude to this version.
Blue Crush (2002)
Mentioned by characters
Masters of the Universe vs. the Snake Men: The Beginning: Part 3 (2002) (TV Episode)
"Who are you?" "A friend". quoted by Teela and He-Man
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
The Parkers: The Hold Up (2003) (TV Episode)
Nikki mentions how she likes to call Professor "Superman" sometimes
Alias: Firebomb (2003) (TV Episode)
Marshall mentions by name.
Smallville: Rosetta (2003) (TV Episode)
Dr. Virgil Swann, played by former Superman Christopher Reeve, was described as the Man of Tomorrow in 1978. This was the year that the film was released.
Alien Sex Party (2003)
Characters discuss how Christopher Reeves could have starred in a new "Superman" with digital help
South Park: Krazy Kripples (2003) (TV Episode)
Butters says "You know Christopher Reeve, from Superman"
Sumuru (2003)
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Link mentions that Neo "does his Superman thing".
El hombre Esponja (2003) (Short)
Spider-Man: Head Over Heels (2003) (TV Episode)
A newspaper cut out is shown with the headline "Webbed Wonder Stuns City" In Superman: The Movie a newspaper had the headline "Caped Wonder Stuns City.
Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (2003) (TV Movie)
The movie 'Superman (1978)' is referenced in this documentary.
Runaway Jury (2003)
Fitch refers to "truth, justice and your American way." While the famous line about the title hero fighting for "truth, justice and the American way" isn't mentioned in this movie, Gene Hackman, who plays Fitch in Runaway Jury, played supervillain Lex Luthor, making Fitch's line a reference all the same.
Behind the Tunes: Bugs - A Rabbit for All Seasonings (2003) (Video)
Referenced by title
My Life as a Teenage Robot: Dressed to Kill/Shell Game (2003) (TV Episode)
A couple finds XJ9 in a field and the wife thinks it may be a UFO with a Super power alien baby inside
That '70s Show: The Acid Queen (2003) (TV Episode)
When Eric finds out that the local library has every issue of Playboy Magazine, he also finds the issue with the actress that played Superman's Lois Lane in the first movie, Margot Kidder.
FX2: Visual Effects (2003) (Video)
Malcolm in the Middle: Malcolm Films Reese (2003) (TV Episode)
Reese tells Malcolm to "fly backwards around the Earth and turn back time, like Superman."
Mean Creek (2004)
Sam says "Do you think Superman will fly around the earth and turn back time?", a thing Superman did in the movie from 1978.
If Only (2004)
There's a picture of Christopher Reeve as Superman in this movie.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Bill's "Superman" speech
10.5 (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
California disappearing in the sea, just like Lex Luthor planned in Superman. Also, John Schneider's character ends stuck in a buried car, just like Lois Lane did toward the end of Superman.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
in one of the scenes, Toby Maguire runs in an alley unbuttoning his shirt while changing his clothes just like superman.
The Year of the Tick (2004)
The character Fran mentions this movie.
Smallville: Crusade (2004) (TV Episode)
Bridgette Crosby tells Martha that she and Dr. Virgil Swann were lovers in "another life."
The Incredibles (2004)
At the end of the movie, Mr. Incredible rips open his shirt much like Superman does.
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Some Kinda Robot", Strong Bad refers to himself the same way as Lex Luthor does: "The greatest criminal mind of our time"
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Smallville: Pariah (2005) (TV Episode)
Clark cries while holding Alicia's dead body in his arms.
Smallville: Recruit (2005) (TV Episode)
The Goo Goo Dolls' cover of "Give a Little Bit" was playing on the radio in Lois' car during the earthquake scene.
Elephant Shoes (2005)
Manny says he can't remember the difference between the Star Wars and Superman movie themes.
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05 (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Sin City (2005)
Referenced by name
Smallville: Spirit (2005) (TV Episode)
Bridgette Crosby's body is found buried in dirt. The same was true of Lois Lane's body in Superman (1978). Both characters were played by Margot Kidder.
Aislados (2005)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: Thank God It's Doomsday (2005) (TV Episode)
Homer tells God, "Superman did it," after God refuses to undo the apocalypse because it involves turning back time.
That '70s Show: Take It or Leave It (2005) (TV Episode)
Red tells Charlie that if Eric and his friends start to bother him, he should hold up a book - it's like Kryptonite to them.
Family Guy: Blind Ambition (2005) (TV Episode)
We see Superman at the ice cave from this film.
Smallville: Commencement (2005) (TV Episode)
Clark throws a crystal into the ice, forming the Fortress of Solitude.
Sin City: The Premiere (2005) (TV Movie)
The movie is referenced
Batman Begins (2005)
Cited by director Christopher Nolan as inspiration.
The Fairly OddParents: School's Out! The Musical (2005) (TV Episode)
The clown couple at the beginning of the film launch their clown baby in a rocket to save him from their fate.
Entourage: Aquamansion (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Vecinos: La luz interior (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frankie.
Teenage Superhero Pregnancy Scare (2005) (Short)
Uses a Christopher Reeve mask from the movie
Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced in Superhero Party
Joey: Joey and the Big Break: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
The theme song is played.
Smallville: Hidden (2005) (TV Episode)
As in the film, Clark stops a nuclear bomb from hitting a small town.
Batman: The Journey Begins (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by Christopher Nolan.
Smallville: Exposed (2005) (TV Episode)
Clark saves Lois from a helicopter.
The Office: Performance Review (2005) (TV Episode)
Michael mistakes dialogue from the TV show, Smallville, as being from the Superman movie.
Smallville: Solitude (2005) (TV Episode)
The entrance to the Phantom Zone is depicted as a large, flat rhombus-shaped mirror that moves by spinning.
Eminem: Live from New York City (2005) (TV Special)
Eminem mentions Christopher Reeve as Superman in his songs "Evil Deeds" and "Rain Man"
The Birth of a Queen: Directing a Drag Classic - The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2005) (Video)
Terence Stamp is referred to having played villains in Alien and Superman movies.
Smallville: Reckoning (2006) (TV Episode)
When Clark says he went back in time Chloe jokingly asks "What you do, spin the Earth backwards on its axis?", which references the ending of this film.
Smallville: Vessel (2006) (TV Episode)
The entrance to the Phantom Zone is depicted as a large, flat rhombus-shaped mirror that moves by spinning.
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006) (TV Special)
This movie is talked about in depth
Krrish (2006)
Krrish outrunning bus with children (train in Superman)
The Curse of Superman (2006) (TV Movie)
Reference to the film
Smallville: Zod (2006) (TV Episode)
General Zod says, "Zod doesn't take orders. He gives them."
Smallville: Arrow (2006) (TV Episode)
Lois coins the name "Green Arrow" in the same way as she coined the name "Superman" in the film.
Return to Halloweentown (2006) (TV Movie)
Vilains are captured inside a mirror and they ask for clemency.
Smallville: Fallout (2006) (TV Episode)
In a conversation between Clark and Raya, Raya mentions the amazing rush of racing trains. Clark Kent raced a train at the beginning of the first Superman movie directed by Richard Donner.
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by Kevin.
The Making of 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2006) (TV Special)
Jonathon Ross mentions this film.
Confessions of a Superhero (2007)
Christopher Reeve mentioned and the theme song plays
Stargate SG-1: Unending (2007) (TV Episode)
Cameron: "See, what we need, is we need Superman to fly around the ship really, really fast."
The Weakest Link: 'Doctor Who' Special (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Una familia de diez: Destapando el baño (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name by El Abuelo.
Illegal Aliens (2007)
The opening credits are mirrored.
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) (Video)
In "Secret Identity", one of the people listed in Bubs' Motor Lodge Registry is Mr. Tesmacher, a refererence to Lex Luthor's secretary, Eve Teschmacher
Doctor Who: Last of the Time Lords (2007) (TV Episode)
The sequence of the Earth reversing, and everything being reset to as it was is visually very similar to the resolution of Superman
Danny Phantom: Phantom Planet (2007) (TV Episode)
The scene where Danny carries Sam up into the Moon for the kiss similar to the kiss scene in Superman.
Time Patrol (2007) (Short)
The textfonts and music references Superman to add to the whole super-hero-parody-theme.
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
A brief mention of this movie is made
Bionic Woman: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
A little girl looks out her car window and tells her mother about a girl outside running as fast as a car, and is then told not to make up stories, like Lois Lane as a little girl.
Exhibit A (2007)
It is referenced.
The Big Bang Theory: The Big Bran Hypothesis (2007) (TV Episode)
Penny says she liked it when the guys invite her to watch a Superman movie marathon
Dancing with the Stars: Round 4 (2007) (TV Episode)
Cameron and Edyta dance the paso doble to the theme from "Superman"
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Dominic describes himself as a "strange Superman of the future". While the original author Mircea Eliade didn't see the movie, when the novella was published in 1976, he certainly knew the comic character Superman. Coppola's film now references Superman in general, incl. the movies.
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Om Kapoor shoots a film with a similar costume and flying scenes same as that of Superman.
Family Guy: Lois Kills Stewie (2007) (TV Episode)
Joe goes to the ice fortress as seen in Superman and asks a spanish maid if she has seen Stewie
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
Use of the song "Can You Read My Mind?", which is the love theme from the 1978 film Superman, written by John Williams and Leslie Bricusse. The use is noted in the end credits.
The Deconstructor: Superheroes (2008) (TV Episode)
Features selected themes and characters
Smallville: Siren (2008) (TV Episode)
The Green Arrow's line in reference to Lois accepting his secret identity, "...when the earth cracks open and time ticks backwords?", is also a reference to the scene in Superman where Lois is killed in an earthquake and Superman reverses time to bring her back to life.
Smallville: Arctic (2008) (TV Episode)
The entrance to the Phantom Zone is depicted as a large, flat rhombus-shaped mirror that moves by spinning.
Wieners (2008)
Wyatt refers to Miss Teschmacher saving Superman by taking the kryptonite necklace off of his neck.
30 Days: 30 Days in a Wheelchair (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when showing Christopher Reeve
Hancock (2008)
When we see Hancock flying to the scene of the bank robbery, the soundtrack bass notes are rhythmical identical to the repeated bass notes in the theme from Superman.
Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008)
Iqbal goes about the house dressed as Superman
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Superman (2008) (TV Episode)
Nerd makes a joke that the NES game of Superman is nothing like the movie.
Dissecting the Campus Corpse: A Look Back at 'The Hazing' (2008) (Video)
References made to actor Jeff East getting this role as a result of his work in The Hazing
Jimmy on Jimmy (2008) (Video)
photo shots of motion picture
Smallville: Odyssey (2008) (TV Episode)
Tess Mercer was named after Eve Teschmacher.
Face Eater (2008)
A comic geek is wearing a t-shirt from the 1978 Superman film.
Smallville: Committed (2008) (TV Episode)
Clark tells Lois that elevators are statistically the safest way to travel. Superman said the same thing about flying in the film.
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
The picture for the Toughness perk is similar to the Superman suit and pose.
Smallville: Bloodline (2008) (TV Episode)
The entrance to the Phantom Zone is depicted as a large, flat rhombus-shaped mirror that moves by spinning.
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.12 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann presents the result for Troldspejlet's website poll "Best Live Action Super-Hero Movie"
Pushing Daisies: The Norwegians (2008) (TV Episode)
When being pulled up from the cliff, Ned tells Olive he's got her and she says, "If you've got me, who's got you?"
The Deconstructor: Time Travel (2008) (TV Episode)
Features selected themes and characters
Star Stories: Kate Moss: My Rise, Fall, Rise, Fall Again and Then Rise (2008) (TV Episode)
The theme tune from this film is heard.
The Spirit (2008)
When Spirit is hanging from the building a bystander says "You'll believe a man can't fly" a parody of the Superman tagline "You'll believe a man can fly"
The Reinactors (2008)
Hollywood Boulevard costumed characted wears costume and states he looks just like Christopher Reeve
House: The Social Contract (2009) (TV Episode)
Wilson (answering House's question why he thinks the world will end in chaos and destruction if he's not there to save it): "Because when my parents put me in the rocket and sent me here, they said 'James, you will grow to manhood under a yellow sun.'"
Smallville: Infamous (2009) (TV Episode)
Lois publishes an article outlining Clark's origins and heritage.
Smallville: Stiletto (2009) (TV Episode)
Lois asks the Red-Blue Blur, "Can you read my mind?"
The Big Bang Theory: The Vegas Renormalization (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon calls the apartment his Fortress of Solitude, hums theme music.
Smallville: Beast (2009) (TV Episode)
The entrance to the Phantom Zone is depicted as a large, flat rhombus-shaped mirror that moves by spinning.
Nostalgia Critic: Steel (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced among good comic book movies
Nostalgia Critic: Warriors of Virtue (2009) (TV Episode)
The theme plays as characters take off.
My Cardboard Dad (2009) (Short)
The little son of single mother considers a cardboad Superman figure his father.
Nostalgia Critic: Captain America (2009) (TV Episode)
The main theme from this film is played.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Meteor (2009) (TV Episode)
the opening credits of Meteor are compared to this film's opening
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Writers on Film"
Couples Retreat (2009)
Dave apologizes to Sctanley for intruding his "fortress of solitude".
The Big Box: The Ritz (2009) (TV Episode)
Vic Dealio mentions it. Also, video case and photographs are shown.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.29 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Other Planets in Movies"
Nostalgia Critic: Superman IV (2009) (TV Episode)
is mentioned when discussing the film series
Smallville: Kandor (2009) (TV Episode)
Jor-El's trial is highly reminiscent of General Zod, Ursa and Non's trial. Jor-El later refers to the 28 galaxies.
The Venture Bros.: Return to Malice (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to a "Fortress Of Globitude" made by Dr. Girlfriend.
Smallville: Idol (2009) (TV Episode)
Clark reminds Lois that she tells him the color of her underwear every day. This is a tongue in cheek reference to the first Superman film when Lois Lane is interviewing Superman and she asks him to tell her what color underwear she is wearing after he reveals he can see through solid objects.
Nostalgia Critic: Jack Frost (2009) (TV Episode)
An altered image of Superman from this film is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Troll 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Answer to the Lost Riddle: Prophets of the New Order (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Funny Face: Super Hero (2009) (TV Episode)
"It's a bird! It's a plane!"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.89 (2010) (TV Episode)
Shaquille O'Neal sings the theme music after presenting a $7,500 question about his "S" tattoo
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Smash His Camera (2010)
Ron's wife mentions that they met at the premiere
Smallville: Warrior (2010) (TV Episode)
Chloe and Stephen's flight over Metropolis is highly reminiscent of Superman and Lois' flight in the film.
Cinematic Excrement: Catwoman (2010) (TV Episode)
Brought up by Smeghead as a comic book movie adaptation "done properly".
Kick-Ass (2010)
Referenced in the beginning, when the man sitting in the chair is being interrogated
TNA iMPACT! Wrestling: TNA iMPACT! #300 (2010) (TV Episode)
TNA debut of Brooke Adams as Ms. Tessmacher
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Toy Story 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Lotso is voiced by the same person who played Otis
Man v. Food: Phoenix (2010) (TV Episode)
Adam Richman says the owner of Los Reyes De La Torta is like Superman flying around the world to go back in time
Beginners (2010)
Example for a movie of the era
The Office: New employees (2010) (TV Episode)
Dana and Yossi hum the theme music from the movie
Smallville: Homecoming (2010) (TV Episode)
On October 15, 2017, Clark saves Lois from a helicopter.
Knucklehead (2010)
Dialogue reference to kryptonite.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Megamind (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy discusses super-hero movies
Yogi Bear (2010)
As Yogi is putting on his tie and hat, Superman's theme is playing.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Special)
The theme music is played
Castle: Poof, You're Dead (2011) (TV Episode)
When they walk into the workshop Castle says "this is his Fortress of Solitude"
Smallville: Collateral (2011) (TV Episode)
In the virtual world, Clark and Lois fly over Metropolis.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbest Spiderman Moments (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic states he loves this movie, despite it's silliness
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Smallville: Scion (2011) (TV Episode)
Lois refers to The Godfather (1972) in which Marlon Brando played Vito Corleone. He also played Jor-El in this film.
House: Fall from Grace (2011) (TV Episode)
In addition to the Superman II reference where House calls out "North, Miss Tesmacher", he also references Superman The Movie by asking what colour underwear he is wearing when he questioning his patient, who he has suggested is either a criminal or a superhero. Lois Lane asked Superman what colour underwear she was wearing during the interview scene of Superman The Movie.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3, Citizen Brown (2011) (Video Game)
Dave McFly has left home to work for a "big city newspaper". This refers to Marc McClure's portrayal of Jimmy Olsen.
Smallville: Finale (2011) (TV Episode)
John Williams' soundtrack is used.
The Decoy Bride (2011)
Katie says she is like kryptonite.
Phelous & the Movies: Phelous and Linkara: The Airzone Solution (2011) (TV Episode)
The theme song plays at Airzone's reveal
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
Bucky runs into an old man dressed as Superman.
Conan: What Happens on Krypton, Stays on Krypton (2011) (TV Episode)
The opening sequence imitates the opening credits on the film
Love Bites: Modern Plagues (2011) (TV Episode)
Judd and Colleen tell differing versions of a story about an earthquake they experienced together. Both refer to themselves as "Superman" and "Lois". And the 1978 movie Superman featured a prominent earthquake involving Superman and Lois.
Bad Movie Beatdown: When in Rome (2011) (TV Episode)
The DVD box is seen
New Girl: Kryptonite (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference to kryptonite
Good Bad Flicks: Masters of the Universe (2011) (TV Episode)
the movie's opening credits are similar to this one's
Superman: Requiem (2011)
This is a fan film that follows the continuity of the first two Christopher Reeve films and Superman Returns (2006).
Lord Slug (2011) (TV Short)
John Williams theme is heard when Bulma tries to pass Oolong for a superhero.
DVD-R Hell: Intergalactic Thanksgiving (2011) (TV Episode)
"Superman will save them by turning back time."
Watchman Video Broadcast: Evolution and the New World Order (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Mad: FROST/Undercover Claus (2011) (TV Episode)
Richard Donner mentions being the director of the first Superman movie.
Continue?: Golden Axe (2011) (TV Episode)
Luke is banished to the Phantom Zone.
Nostalgia Critic: Dunston Checks In (2012) (TV Episode)
Man with glasses? Fools'em.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Troll 2 - So Bad It's Good!! (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Young Justice: Agendas (2012) (TV Episode)
Luthor's message to Connor about "nothing on less than four legs can hear me.." is taken verbatim from his message to Superman, played by Christopher Reeve.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Superman #701 (2012) (TV Episode)
theme plays.
Earthbound (2012)
Hologram of Joe's father used.
Phelous & the Movies: Man's Best Phriend (2012) (TV Episode)
theme plays as Max leaps over police cars
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012) (Video Game)
John Williams's "Superman" theme is featured on the soundtrack.
Suits: Discovery (2012) (TV Episode)
Mike refers to Louis as "the poor man's Lex Luthor".
End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless (2012)
Peter Schiff quotes Lois Lane's line, "You've got me? Who's got you?"
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012) (Video)
Dr. Bartholomew Wolper is wearing a Superman T-Shirt in when Harvy Dent is giving his speech.
Young Justice: Satisfaction (2012) (TV Episode)
After Lex Luthor's office is blown up, a voice is heard asking, "Mista Luthaw, are you all right?" Lex responds, "We're fine, Otis." (The Otis character was created for Richard Donner's 1978 Superman film and does not not exist in DC Comics canon).
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
When little Bunny runs under the car and turns back into his Guardian form, the music score changes to Superman.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
When Ralph is falling down to Diet Cola mountain, he assumes the position of Superman when he flies.
Mad: Total Recall Me Maybe/The Asgardigans (2012) (TV Episode)
Superman becomes weak when the film reel of the Total Recall remake is chained around his neck like in this movie.
Bekas (2012)
Awe at Richard Donner's film is one of the themes of the journey of Dana and Zana.
Shake It Up: Home Alone It Up (2012) (TV Episode)
Ty mentions this movie to cover up his admiration for another movie
The Replacement Gods (2012) (Video)
Mentioned by the narrator.
The Simpsons: A Test Before Trying (2013) (TV Episode)
A bug is shown flying around and around a globe while the "Superman" theme music plays.
Special Collector's Edition: Superman: Episodios Clásicos (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD & Blu-ray mentioned
The Dirties (2013)
Original comic book and posters are shown in Matt's room.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.89 (2013) (TV Episode)
Amy Adams talks about being a fan of the film and sings part of the song "Can You Read My Mind"
Tosh.0: X12 (CeWEBrity Profile) (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Mad: George Washington: Cherry Tree Chopper/Star Wars Earn Stripes (2013) (TV Episode)
Dean Cain tries to tell the viewers that he's not the Superman from this movie.
How I Met Your Mother: The Fortress (2013) (TV Episode)
Ted mentions the movie by name.
Family Guy: 12 and a Half Angry Men (2013) (TV Episode)
Guy who works at front counter at Quahog Mini Mart mentions this movie by name
Phelous & the Movies: Friday the 13th Part IX: Jason Goes on Vacation: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
theme plays as Jason displays Superman-like strength
Veep: Signals (2013) (TV Episode)
Selina tells Jonah "I'm going to that 4.30 meeting even if I have to get Sue to fly around the world the wrong way like Superman and reverse time."
Count It Down: Sequels Better Than the Originals (2013) (TV Movie)
Superman II (1980) is the sequel to Superman (1978).
How I Met Your Mother: Something New (2013) (TV Episode)
Marshall suggests being "the giant Jor-El head from Superman"
Family Tree: Treading the Boards (2013) (TV Episode)
Tom and Rex talk about the film.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Green Lantern in 6 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
Marlon Brando narration is mentioned
Man of Steel (2013)
During Jor-El's lesson about Krypton, Kal-El's rocket looks like the version from the Donner film.
DVD-R Hell: Return of the Ewok (2013) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions that the director of this video was an assistant director on this movie
Honest Trailers: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Pastor Mike Online: Is Superman Jesus in Spandex? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike (as Superman: The Movie).
Pastor Mike Online: Man of Steel Coming to a Church Near You! (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Warehouse 13: All the Time in the World (2013) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor mentioned by Pete.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Teen Titans Go!: Super Robin (2013) (TV Episode)
Robin basically gained the powers of Kryptonian powers and he also gains Superman's trademark hair curl to commemorate his new powers.
Suits: The Arrangement (2013) (TV Episode)
Louis states that Harvey was like Superman back when they were associates in the bullpen, but that he is not like Superman anymore.
Honest Trailers: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2013) (TV Episode)
Pa Kent is mentioned
RED 2 (2013)
There are several references to "Frank's Kryptonite" throughout the film.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike (as Superman: The Movie).
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike.
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Pool Party September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
When everyone is doing the "Big Dive", Travis slides down the slide in the famed Superman flying position.
Teen Titans Go!: Power Moves (2013) (TV Episode)
Before Beast Boy and Starfire do their power move, Superman's theme and the Man of Steel theme combined can be heard.
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)
Richard Donner is introduced as the film's director.
Tom & Issy (2013) (Short)
The underwear that Issy steals.
Best of the Worst: Playing Dangerous 2, the Exterminator, and the Deadliest Prey (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay alludes to it. Also, Rich wears a "Superman" hoodie.
Lego Airplane!: Part 1 (2013) (Short)
Characters/situation parodied
Hotel Inferno (2013)
Open reference by a character
Teen Titans Go!: Second Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
The present Robin opens is a Superman cape.
Dafabet Masters: 2014: Day 5, Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme, and the film is mentioned by Hazel.
Dafabet Masters: 2014: Day 7, Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme.
The Image Revolution (2014)
Mentioned in prologue about Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (regarding royalties).
Comedy Nights with Kapil: Bhojpuri Trimurti - Ravi, Manoj and Nirahua (2014) (TV Episode)
Kapil asks the Bhojpuri title to Ravi Kishan.
Hilariocity Review: Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it.
This Is Joe (2014) (Short)
References title credits style
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey/Randy Newman (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tina Fey as a movie shot in Pinewood Studios
Veep: The Choice (2014) (TV Episode)
Dan calls Richard "Superman".
MovieBerto: Superman (2014) (TV Episode)
Discussed film of the episode
World Championship Snooker: 2014: Day 1, Part 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme.
World Championship Snooker: 2014: Day 9, Part 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme.
World Championship Snooker: 2014: Day 10, Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme.
World Championship Snooker: 2014: Day 11, Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme.
World Championship Snooker: 2014: Day 12, Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Shaun Murphy's walk-on music is the Superman theme.
Swamp People: Metalhead (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Today at Wimbledon: 2014: Day 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
The theme song is played.
The Cinema Snob: The Adventures of Hercules II (2014) (TV Episode)
"...while acting like a B-movie version of the Superman credits."
Altman (2014)
Mentioned by Robert Altman.
Hilariocity Review: Steel (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it.
Nobody from Nowhere (2014)
At Fnac, Sébastien Nicolas (Mathieu Kassovitz) is looking for a movie where a father finds his son, and the salesman suggests this film (third suggestion).
Tosh.0: Summertime Is Great (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Blackcatloner Reviews: Superman III (2014) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner promises that he will not review this movie.
How It Should Have Ended: How the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Should Have Ended (2014) (TV Episode)
Spider-Man forces Superman reverse time and avert Gwen's death
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Before Baymax rescue Hiro he poses like Superman.
The Flash: Going Rogue (2014) (TV Episode)
Barry says, "Taking the train is still one of the safest ways to travel." Felicity replies, "I thought that was airplanes."
Encounters (2014)
Fjord wears a "Superman" t-shirt. Also, Anders and Alex call him by that name and allude to Christopher Reeve.
Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) (Short)
mentioned once/poster shown
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (2014) (Video Game)
John Williams's "Superman" theme can be heard throughout the game.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Will Vinton (2014) (TV Episode)
Michael Jackson hired David Newman and Colin Chilvers, who worked on this film, to work on Moonwalker.
Road to Perdition, B-Movie Style: William A. Levey on Hellgate (2014) (Video)
Mentioned by William A. Levey. Poster shown.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Skull #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Superman getting fucked"
Barbie in Princess Power (2015) (TV Movie)
When Super Sparkle catches the construction worker, they exchange the same dialogue as Superman and Lois Lane.
Mom: Nudes and a Six-Day Cleanse (2015) (TV Episode)
When she suggests a long night out, Alvin asks: "What am I, Superman?"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Taglines (2015) (TV Episode)
The #7 movie tagline is "You'll believe a man can fly."
Blackcatloner: Super Bowl (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner compares this movie to Man of Steel.
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Zombieworld (2015)
T-shirt worn by superzombie.
Wogan: The Best Of: Oscar Winners (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Gene's interview.
Blackcatloner Reviews: Man of Steel (2015) (TV Episode)
Compared to Man of Steel.
Chasing Life: One Day (2015) (TV Episode)
April mentions Lois Lane.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Winds of Change (2015) (TV Episode)
main theme is heard.
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Jonathan Ross talks about the difficulties achieving the effect of Superman flying and he talks to Zoran Perisic about his solution to his problem
Terminator Genisys (2015)
a school bus is seen hanging off the Golden Gate Bridge; the rotating ring used for the time displacement machine resembles the one used where the three Kryptonians were on trial prior to exile in The Phantom Zone
Batman: Arkham Knight (2015) (Video Game)
A district in Gotham is called Otisburg, the same name Otis wanted to name a town in Lex's new continent.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Supersonic Man (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kalkofe referring the idea for Supersonic Man
After Paradise: Jason Biggs & James Gunn (2015) (TV Episode)
James mentions Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty and Superman
Geeks Who Drink: Jonathan Sadowski vs. Lenny Jacobson (2015) (TV Episode)
Zachary says that Marlon Brando tried to convince Richard Donner that his character in the film should be played by a bagel
Cartoon Superheroes Abridged: The Movie (2015) (Short)
Theme music featured
Chasing Life: First Person (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Cinema Snob: Xanadu (2015) (TV Episode)
"Superman is doing his best to speed up time so we can get through this movie quicker."
Elstree 1976 (2015)
I Am Your Father (2015)
Dave training Christopher Reeve is mentioned
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Omen (2015) (TV Episode)
also directed by Richard Donner
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015) (TV Short)
Time travel scene discussed.
Supergirl: Stronger Together (2015) (TV Episode)
Donner Avenue references director Richard Donner.
Robot Chicken: Cheese Puff Mountain (2015) (TV Episode)
When Skye catches the tortoise, they exchange the same dialogue as Superman and Lois Lane
Family Guy: Hot Pocket-Dial (2015) (TV Episode)
Zod makes an appearance
Supergirl: Hostile Takeover (2015) (TV Episode)
Non was created for the film.
G.I.L. (2015) (Short)
It's an homage to this movie
Offline: Are You Ready for the Next Level? (2016)
A poster of Superman can be seen in Deniz's room
Swiss Army Man (2016)
Famous scene is imitated in Hank's shadow show.
Blackcat Riffs: And Now a Word from Our Public Domain Sponsors (2016) (TV Episode)
"You know, kid. There are some people in the world who aren't comfortable using the word swell."
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
Theme song played coming out of commercial break
Elementary: You've Got Me, Who's Got You? (2016) (TV Episode)
The title is from the famous line by Lois Lane when Superman catches her after she falls out of the helicopter.
Honest Game Trailers: Injustice: Gods Among Us (2016) (TV Episode)
Scene where Superman shoots around the world to travel back in time
Half in the Bag: Batman v Superman (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Batman vs. Superman (2016) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Honest Trailers: Superman Returns (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
Talking Dead: Sicut Cervus (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick.
FantastiCozzi (2016)
Movie is mentioned; poster shown
Nostalgia Critic: Is White Washing Really Still a Thing? (2016) (TV Episode)
the Critic points out that few, if anyone, ever heard of Christopher Reeve before this movie
Veep: Inauguration (2016) (TV Episode)
Roger Furlong tells Jonah that with his glasses on, Jonah looks "like Clark Kent if they dug up Christopher Reeve's corpse to play the part."
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
Bill: "You won't believe a man could fly!"
COMIX: Beyond the Comic Book Pages (2016)
Mark Waid mentioned seeing this movie in 1979
Flutter Green Forever (2016) (Short)
The mention of the film.
Triple Feature (2016)
Tomorrow's Headline is riddled with references
Supergirl: The Adventures of Supergirl (2016) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor is in prison for causing earthquakes. Cat's new assistant Eve Teschmacher was created for this film. Lena Luthor says, "I hate flying. I know statistically it's the safest way to travel but still."
Nostalgia Critic: Can an Ending Ruin a Film? (2016) (TV Episode)
calls its ending a stupid copout, even though it was the most popular Superman film
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Benedict Cumberbatch/Rachel Maddow/Jim James (2016) (TV Episode)
Benedict Cumberbatch mentions the movie in the Mad Lib Theater segment
Brain Dump: Is Doctor Strange too Strange? (2016) (TV Episode)
Max refers to Dr. Strange as "Nerdy moustache Superman".
Earth: Rise of New Krypton (2016) (Short)
Homage to script.
Ridiculous IMDb Plot Keywords: Movie Challenge (2017) (Video)
The movie is one of the answers to the quiz.
The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
Superman's Fortess of Solitude's doorbell plays the John Williams theme.
Flutter Green: The Final Chapter. Part 1: Beginning of the End (2017) (Short)
The main character wears a jacket and T-shirt with the logo of Superman.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: No Surrender (2017) (TV Episode)
Superman78 is a username
Deadpool: No Good Deed (2017) (Short)
Theme music plays when Deadpool is in the phone booth changing into his costume.
What It's Like Trying to Be an Actor (2017) (Short)
Hollywood titles are apart of this short's plot.
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #14 (2017) (TV Episode)
Rich wears a "Superman" hoodie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Time Travelers (2017) (TV Episode)
"General Zod still trapped in there?"
Supergirl: Ace Reporter (2017) (TV Episode)
Snapper calls for Miss Teschmacher at the top of his voice.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 9 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Piers mentions Marlon Brando's performance.
Injustice 2 (2017) (Video Game)
Supergirl tells Grodd "You believe a gorilla can fly!"
Wonder Woman (2017)
The alley scene where Diana saves Steve from an assassination attempt is a nod to this movie.
Good Witch: Somewhat Surprising (2017) (TV Episode)
The Reflection: Ceremony (2017) (TV Episode)
I-Guy's line "Easy miss, I've got you..." is a direct reference to dialogue in Richard Donner's Superman.
The Question Jury: Episode #2.20 (2017) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Nostalgia Critic: Kangaroo Jack (2017) (TV Episode)
Critic commenting on the use of the theme song
The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)
A shot of a school bus about to fall off a bridge exactly reproduces an equivalent shot in Superman.
1st Viewing: Green Lantern (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Robot Chicken: The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking (2017) (TV Episode)
Lucille's origins act like Superman
Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2017)
Superhero with cape
Justice League (2017)
One of the score pieces pays tribute to the theme of this movie.
Supergirl: Reign (2017) (TV Episode)
The Alura hologram tells Kara that she possesses the accumulation of knowledge of the 28 known galaxies.
Kingsman: Inside the Golden Circle (2017) (Video)
This film is referred to by Julianne Moore.
Film Discussions: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Film Discussion and Review (2017) (TV Episode)
Leia force pulling herself is compared to Christopher Reeve flying as Superman.
The Chronic Rift: Podcast of the Apes (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in this week's discussion topic
Rolling to You (2018)
Mentioned by Jocelyn.
Ready Player One (2018)
Halliday's favorite quote is a Lex Luthor monologue from this movie.
The Chronic Rift: In Review - March 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in pop culture op-ed
Supernatural: ScoobyNatural (2018) (TV Episode)
When Shaggy is falling and Scooby-Doo dives after him, Shaggy says, "You've got me! Who's got you?"
Supergirl: In Search of Lost Time (2018) (TV Episode)
Kara tells J'onn that her uncle Jor-El used to say, "The son becomes the father and the father the son."
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Deadpool: "I want a planet where everyone is inferior to me at everything, then I will be their Superman."
Supergirl: Not Kansas (2018) (TV Episode)
James yells "Miss Teschmacher!" at the top of his lungs.
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018)
The Crystal console from the movie is featured and Jor-El's likeness and voice are modelled after Marlon Brando.
The Death of Superman (2018) (Video)
Lois tells Superman "I've got you." Superman then asks Lois "You've got me, but who's got you?" in a reversal of the dialogue Superman and Lois have in this movie.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Drake of the 99 Dragons (2018) (TV Episode)
The Nerd refers the stolen green artifact as Kryptonite.
Venom (2018)
Anne asks if sound is like a Kryptonite to Venom.
Superlopez (2018)
Multiple references to this film.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Super Hydlide and Virtual Hydlide (2018) (TV Episode)
The Nerd compares the crystal fortress to the Fortress of Solitude.
Lego DC Super-Villains (2018) (Video Game)
Ultraman hums part of the theme music, claiming it as his own theme song now.
Half in the Bag: Halloween (2018) (2018) (TV Episode)
Mike talks about Christopher Reeve's role as Superman
Nostalgia Critic: The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2018) (TV Episode)
"Maybe it's all the sets to the Superman sequels they're never gonna make?"
Best of the Worst: Christmas or Cats (2018) (TV Episode)
A still of Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent appears when comparing the lead actor from Two Front Teeth with Reeve.
Screen Rant Pitch Meetings: "Pitch Meetings" Pitch Meeting (2019) (TV Episode)
Superman's glasses "disguise" mentioned.
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #18 (2019) (TV Episode)
The Principal in Creating Rem Lezar is called "Principal Zod."
Shazam! (2019)
Superman cameo appearnce; John Williams's theme music is heard.
Honest Trailers: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Epic Geek Girl.
De Avond van de Filmmuziek (2019) (TV Special)
Music from the soundtrack is played; footage is shown
Shadowhunters: Aku Cinta Kamu (2019) (TV Episode)
Simon and Izzy discuss this movie as she draws blood from him.
The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
The "Superman Theme" plays when Snowball is pretending to fly.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Superman 64 Returns (2019) (TV Episode)
Nerd remembers complaining about the John Williams theme not being in the video game
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Brixton states he is black Superman. While fighting him, Hobbs says he has kryptonite for him.
Captain Marvel XXX: An Axel Braun Parody (2019) (Video)
Carol Danvers travel back in time by spinning the Earth and reference the movie doing so

Featured in 

Star Wars: Music by John Williams (1980) (TV Movie)
Example of John Williams Music
The Making of 'Superman III' (1985) (TV Movie)
Clip of baby Clark Kent lifting the van is included.
Superman (1987)
stolen footage used
Superman 50th Anniversary (1988) (TV Movie)
Clips of the movie were shown.
Troldspejlet: Episode #1.1 (1989) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the title + footage used
At the Movies: They'll Do It Every Time: Part Two (1992) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
A clip of Superman flying is shown
The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (2001)
Superman tells Lois Lane she should stop smoking.
The Magic Behind the Cape (2001) (Video)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Superman is the #26 hero.
I Love the '70s: 1978 (2003) (TV Episode)
The World's First Time Machine (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips of film included in documentary
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 51
Smallville: Arrival (2005) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the film are shown.
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006) (TV Special)
clips are shown as this is talked about on screen
The Science of Superman (2006) (TV Movie)
Several scenes Lois and Superman
The Curse of Superman (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman (2006) (Video)
Making of the Superman series
The Mythology of Superman (2006) (Video)
clips shown
Superman II: Restoring the Vision (2006) (Video)
Clips shown.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Superman (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD box set Superman: Ultimate Collector's Edition featuring the film is release reviewed + footage used
Brando (2007) (TV Movie)
Best! Movies! Ever!: Rescues (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the best rescues in movie history
20 to 1: Movie Heroes & Villains (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on its title character.
Starz Inside: Comic Books Unbound (2008) (TV Movie)
Talked about, clips shown.
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.9 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann presents the film as a nominee for the poll "Best Live Action Super-Hero Movie" + clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbest Superman Moments (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Ernest Saves Christmas (2009) (TV Episode)
"Look out, you're gonna run into Superman trying to make the world turn backwards!"
The Cinema Snob: Superman: The 1975 Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage used in review intro.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Salt/Ramona and Beezus/Summer Doc Round-Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Terence Stamp Creepazoiditude segment
Atop the Fourth Wall: Action Comics #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
recalling the scene of Superman taking Lois home.
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010) (Video)
Scenes are shown and discussed in detail
Hollywood's Top Ten: Holding Out for a Superhero (2011) (TV Episode)
Christopher Reeve takes the #2 top movie superhero
Nova ScienceNow: Can We Live Forever? (2011) (TV Episode)
brief clips or Jor-El in the Fortress of Solitude when discussing computerized Avatars
Special Collector's Edition: Especial redoblajes (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Planets in Sci-Fi Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Krypton is #4.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbasses in Distress (2011) (TV Episode)
Lois Lane ranks #6. Clips are shown.
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Bad special effect
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2012: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
clip of Lex Luthor
Breakfast: Episode dated 20 May 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest Vic Armstrong.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Flying to New Heights (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable Mention
Hollywood's Top Ten: Romantic Adventures (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips shown
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Clip featured in the Memoriam section for Jackie Cooper
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movies (2012) (2012) (TV Episode)
Superman is #2.
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Awesome Movie Themes (2012) (TV Episode)
The Superman theme ties at #7
Amnesia (2012)
Shown on the TV
The Replacement Gods (2012) (Video)
Clips are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Costumes in Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
Superman is #4.
Renegade Cut: Superheroes and Orson Welles (2013) (TV Episode)
Leon Thomas mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Are Superheroes Whiny Little Bitches? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic says this one got Superman's emotions right
Showreel: The Final Countdown (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and mentioned in the history of Superman segment
Cinematic Excrement: Superman IV (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage used due to being a predecessor of the reviewed film.
Nostalgia Critic: Sailor Moon (2013) (TV Episode)
"Hi, Clark, got any new pictures of Superman, lately?"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters That Can Fly (2013) (TV Episode)
Superman is #1.
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle: A Hero Can Be Anyone (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown, film commented.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Materials (2013) (TV Episode)
Kryptonite is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Iconic Movie Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor is #4.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales to Astonish #27 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown during "Secret Origins Month" intro
Honest Trailers: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Showcase #22 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown during "Secret Origins Month" intro
WatchMojo: Top 10 Iconic Instrumental Film Scores (2013) (TV Episode)
The score for the Superman series is #2.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Journey Into Mystery #83 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip show during Secret Origins Month intro
WatchMojo: Top 10 Supervillain Portrayals in Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor is #8.
Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
Jor-El's speech bookends the review.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movie Endings (2013) (TV Episode)
The ending of Superman is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters with Super Speed (2013) (TV Episode)
Superman is #4.
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured
WatchMojo: Top 10 Supervillain Movie Weapons (2014) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor's kryptonite is #6.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movie Aliens (2014) (TV Episode)
Superman is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Major Plot Holes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
If I Could Turn Back Time... is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Damsels in Distress in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Lois Lane is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Towns (2014) (TV Episode)
Metropolis gets an honorable mention.
Renegade Cut: Red Dead, Yellow Mellow (2014) (TV Episode)
among movies discussed
Nobody from Nowhere (2014)
Sébastien Nicolas (Mathieu Kassovitz) watches this film at home.
WatchMojo: Top 10 DC Comic Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Superman is #9.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Whiz Comics #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Movie Villains (2014) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor gets an honorable mention.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales to Astonish #44 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Detective Comics #38 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Avengers #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movie Musical Themes (2015) (TV Episode)
The theme for Superman is #1.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015)
Clips of the movie are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Millionaires (2015) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor is #10.
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: A Good Day to Die Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
Film Brain jokingly guesses how John McClane gained his superhuman abilities to survive even his most brutal injuries
Atop the Fourth Wall: Just Imagine Stan Lee Creating Superman (2015) (TV Episode)
The movie theme plays briefly
Honest Trailers: Iron Man (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Bogus Science (2015) (TV Episode)
Super Speed is #5.
Videofobia: El visitante del más allá (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Deus Ex Machina Moments (2015) (TV Episode)
Reversing Time is #2.
Atop the Fourth Wall: More Fun Comics #73 (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Daredevil #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comic Book Movie Franchises (2015) (TV Episode)
Superman is #7.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Action Comics #252 (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales of Suspense #52 (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
WatchMojo: Top 10 Evil Villain Plans in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor's plan to destroy California for real estate is #3.
One Hit Wonderland: Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco (2015) (TV Episode)
Meco's remix of the film's theme is discussed, and clips are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Amazing Small Details in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Clark Kent and Superman's hair is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters of the 1970s (2016) (TV Episode)
Superman is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hardest to Kill Movie Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Superman is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Mugging Scenes (2016) (TV Episode)
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Human with Alien Hookups (2016) (TV Episode)
The hookup between Lois Lane & Superman is #2.
The Cinema Snob: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (2016) (TV Episode)
Snob compares this movie's opening credit sequence to Superman IV's.
Honest Trailers: Batman (1989) (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Superman (1978) (2016) (TV Episode)
Used in the trailer
WatchMojo: Top 10 Special Effects That Didn't Age Well (2016) (TV Episode)
The special effects for Superman are #2.
Honest Trailers: Captain America (1990) (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Villain Names in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greediest Villains in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Hottest Male Aliens (2016) (TV Episode)
Clark Kent/Superman is #1.
Best of the Worst: Parole Violators, Future Force and Geteven (2016) (TV Episode)
clip of Superman turning back the Earth is shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Strange Tales #110 (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Half in the Bag: Doctor Strange (2016) (TV Episode)
movie clip is shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: More Fun Comics #73: Aquaman (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales of Suspense #57 (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: All-Star Comics #3 (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
WatchMojo: Top 10 Classic Superhero Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Superman is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movies of ALL TIME (2016) (TV Episode)
Superman is #2.
Honest Trailers: Suicide Squad (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unforgettable John Williams Scores (2016) (TV Episode)
The score for Superman is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Exciting Escape Pod Scenes! (2017) (TV Episode)
The scene where Jor-El sends baby Kal-El to Earth is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Epic Superhero Introductions (2017) (TV Episode)
The introduction of Superman in Superman is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Running Out of Time Scenes in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Two Missiles is #7.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 STUPIDEST Weaknesses (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
MsMojo: Top 10 Unforgettable Movie Couples of the 1970s (2017) (TV Episode)
Superman & Lois Lane are #9.
The Murder of Laci Peterson: Missing in Modesto (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown as Laci's favorite movie
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 DC Animated Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Mr. Robot: shutdown -r (2017) (TV Episode)
Playing on TVs in a shop window.
The Chronic Rift: Let's Take it From the Top (2018) (TV Episode)
Featured in the 2018 anniversaries
Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
A clip is featured.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 CRAZIEST Fictional Presidents (2018) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor is the #7 pick.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scenes That Almost Ruined Good Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
The scene in Superman where he rewinds time is #2.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 STUPIDEST Superman Moments (2018) (TV Episode)
Superman reversing time by spinning the Earth is the #7 pick.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Secret Lairs (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Movie Nights: Superman (1978) (2018) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Controversial Moments in Superhero Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Superman reversing time to save Lois is #2.
MsMojo: Top 10 Greatest Superhero Movie Couples (2018) (TV Episode)
Clark Kent & Lois Lane are #1.
The Oscars (2019) (TV Special)
Shown during tribute to Margot Kidder
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Endings That Made Fans Rage Quit (2019) (TV Episode)
The ending of Superman is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movies with Bad Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
Superman is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Biggest Superhero Movie Deaths (2019) (TV Episode)
The death of Jonathan Kent is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Villain Sidekicks (2019) (TV Episode)
Otis is #7.
MsMojo: Top 10 Movie Character Musical Themes (2019) (TV Episode)
The Superman theme is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Iconic Superhero Movie Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
The ending of Superman is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Iconic Moments in Superhero Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Discovering the Fortress of Solitude is #3.
MsMojo: Top 10 Almost Kisses in Live Action Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
That Darn Jimmy Olsen gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Lois and Clark are a specific reference to this version of them which was to come out around the same time.
Saturday Night Live: Michael Palin/The Doobie Brothers (1979) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as Uberman in 'What If'
Saturday Night Live: Margot Kidder/The Chieftains (1979) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Superhero party sketch
The 51st Annual Academy Awards (1979) (TV Special)
Scooby Goes Hollywood (1979) (TV Movie)
Superwoman (1979)
Adult spoof of the movie featuring characters such as Superwoman, Lois Lay and Clark Click.
Super Christian (1980) (Short)
The lead character is loosely based on a Superman
Security Unlimited (1981)
Bruce imagines himself flying with a girl in Superman costume
The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984) (TV Movie)
D.C. has a fantasy of being Mark (read: Clark Kent), who springs into action when his lovely fellow reporter Lana (Tatyana) is abducted by "Lax Lutzer" (read: Lex Luthor). Earlier in the film, D.C.'s mom recalls how - when he was four - he went into a phone booth and stripped down to just his underwear; he then called out, "Where's Lois Lane?"
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Nat Nerd's costume parodies the title superhero's.
The Wizard of Speed and Time (1988)
Spoofed at "Supper Man" as one the film footage that is available.
The Raccoons: The Sky's the Limit! (1989) (TV Episode)
Ralph imagines he is a Superman-esque hero in his fantasy where he rescues Melissa.
Saved by the Bell: The Lisa Card (1989) (TV Episode)
Zack rips his shirt open, revealing a T-shirt with a "Z" on the front, spoofing Superman's phone box routine.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Cinemaniacs! (1990) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Superbabs" segment
Alice (1990)
Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (1990)
Scenes of Kabukiman and Lotus flying
Hot Shots! (1991)
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Fat Boy and Little Man (1991) (TV Episode)
Larry runs down the hall and changes into his football uniform in the same manner as Superman, and when he appears on the field, the crowd says: "It's a bird! It's a truck?! It's Kubiac!"
Darkwing Duck: The Secret Origins of Darkwing Duck (1991) (TV Episode)
The "Secret Origins of Darkwing Duck" is very similar to Superman's.
Doug: Doug's Hot Property/Doug and the Little Liar (1993) (TV Episode)
Man-O-Steel Man is a clear Superman Parody
Casper (1995)
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Spook, Lies and Videotape/Ghostfather (1996) (TV Episode)
Superman-like music plays as Casper flies back from the moon to Whipstaff in "Ghostfather."
Pinky and the Brain: Two Mice and a Baby/The Maze (1997) (TV Episode)
The "Two Mice and a Baby" segment is a spoof of the Superman origin as recounted in the 1978 movie.
Weird Science: Forbidden Janet (1997) (TV Episode)
Wyatt dreams that he is falling from a skyscraper and Janet flies up and catches him. Janet says, "I've got you" and Wyatt replies, "You've got me? Who's got you?"
Extranghero (1997)
When the character of Andrew E was pulled to outer space, it was a scene spoof from Superman.
Half Baked (1998)
Saturday Night Live: David Duchovny/Puff Daddy/Jimmy Page (1998) (TV Episode)
spoofed in The Ambigiously Gay Duo
Wicked Weapon (1998) (Video)
The female superhero of the film maintains a secret identity as a mild-mannered reporter. This is a reference to Superman, who hides behind the mild-mannered facade of reporter Clark Kent.
Cassius: Feeling for You (1999) (Video)
Superhero changes clothes in the toilet booth instead of phone booth.
Mystery Men (1999)
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Super Grover is a spoof of Superman.
Saturday Night Live: The Rock/AC/DC (2000) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Superman skit
Aerobic Man (2000) (Short)
The Aerobic Man suit was made as a 'femmed up' version of the classic Superman costume.
Little Nicky (2000)
Banyo Queen (2001)
Saturday Night Live: Hugh Jackman/Mick Jagger (2001) (TV Episode)
spoofed in Fortress of Solitude sketch.
South Park: Red Sleigh Down (2002) (TV Episode)
The boys visit Santa at the north pole at his fortress of solitude. The fortress is Superman's taken directly from this movie.
Ultrachrist! (2003)
Turma da Mônica em Cinegibi: O Filme (2004)
Is spoofed in the opening
Promedio Rojo (2004)
The night flight scene over the clouds is spoofed
Drawn Together: The Other Cousin (2004) (TV Episode)
The scene where Captain Hero flies with Bleh is a spoof to where Superman flew with Lois Lane.
Burnt Face Man: Movie Trailer (2004) (TV Episode)
The music as well as much of the content plays on this film.
Teen Titans: Don't Touch That Dial (2005) (TV Episode)
When Control Freak is banished, he is thrust into a mirror-like device; This is similar to the imprisonment of the Phantom Zone villains in "Superman: The Movie".
The Fairly OddParents: School's Out! The Musical (2005) (TV Episode)
The clown couple at the beginning of the film launch their clown baby in a rocket to save him from their fate.
Drawn Together: Ghosteses in the Slot Machine (2005) (TV Episode)
The League of Heroes holds captain hero in the same floating rings the Kryptonian council used to hold Zod, Ursa, and Non during their trial.
Drawn Together: Terms of Endearment (2006) (TV Episode)
Captain Hero circles the Earth at an incredible speed to spin it in the opposite direction and turn back time to save Foxxy like Superman did to save Lois Lane.
The Venture Bros.: Hate Floats (2006) (TV Episode)
As the Monarch carries the drugged Dr. Girlfriend through the air over the food court, he recites lyrics to "Can You Read My Mind?" in his mind, just as Lois Lane did when being carried by Superman.
Minoriteam: Balactus: Part I (2006) (TV Episode)
Soundalike theme music featured as the Projects Of Solid-tude assembles.
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
G-Girl's night flight with Matt is a gender-reversed mirror of Superman's flight with Lois Lane
Minoriteam: Balactus: Part II (2006) (TV Episode)
The Projects Of Solid-tude and the technology for Fasto to talk to his dad. Soundalike heroic theme music featured.
How It Should Have Ended: How Superman Should Have Ended (2006) (TV Episode)
Alternate Ending parody
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Super Twins (2007) (TV Episode)
Zack races fast around the world to make it spin backwards and reverse time, which parodies Superman doing the same thing to save Lois Lane
Underdog (2007)
Underdog suprises a cat burglar by standing above him on the building. Underdog's flight with Polly mirrors Superman's flight with Lois Lane.
Family Guy: Padre de Familia (2007) (TV Episode)
The Griffins screen the fictional "Superman V: The Broken Condom" (where Superman breaks up with Lois Lane after learning - through X-ray vision - that she's pregnant)
American Dad!: The Most Adequate Christmas Ever (2007) (TV Episode)
Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog are trapped in the Phantom Zone just like General Zod, Ursa and Non.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is one of the "sweded" movies (Mike wears a Superman suit). Also, DVD and video case are shown.
A Man Who Was Superman (2008)
A fantasy sequence features a spoof of the Daily Planet newsroom with period (1978) costumes
Imaginationland: The Movie (2008) (Video)
The opening credits and music of this movie are parodied.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Screen Tests For Famous Roles"
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
The opening credits (including the title) are shown in the form "Superman" opening credits.
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
'The Fortress of Solitude Scene' is spoofed in segment "La Fortaleza de la Soledad"
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
'The Fortress of Solitude Scene' is spoofed in segment "La Fortaleza de la Soledad"
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.11 (2009) (TV Episode)
'The Fortress of Solitude Scene' is spoofed in segment "La Fortaleza de la Soledad"
Robot Chicken: Due to Constraints of Time and Budget (2009) (TV Episode)
Lex Luthor contacts Superman via a high-range frequency
Robot Chicken: Especially the Animal Keith Crofford (2009) (TV Episode)
Jor-El shares his years of wisdom with his son
The Simpsons: Homer the Whopper (2009) (TV Episode)
The "Everyman" theme is a send-up of John Williams's "Superman" theme.
Spanish Movie (2009)
Parodied in the scene where Pedro flies away with Ramira
Muchachada nui: Episode #4.9 (2010) (TV Episode)
'The Fortress of Solitude Scene' is spoofed in segment "La Fortaleza de la Soledad"
Muchachada nui: Episode #4.12 (2010) (TV Episode)
'The Fortress of Solitude Scene' is spoofed in segment "La Fortaleza de la Soledad"
30 Rock: When It Rains, It Pours (2010) (TV Episode)
Jack begins his message to his son the same way Jorel does.
American Dad!: 100 A.D. (2010) (TV Episode)
Stan becomes enraged and hallucinates flying into space and reversing the earth's rotation.
Mad: WALL-E-NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the topics parodied in this episode ("Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude")
Megamind (2010)
Megamind takes on the persona of Marlon Brando's character when training Titan.
South Park: Coon vs. Coon and Friends (2010) (TV Episode)
When The Father Reveals Mint Berry Crunch's Origins
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's DP Christmas Special (2010) (TV Episode)
Superman and Santa settle a childish argument over speed and skill.
The Looney Tunes Show: Best Friends (2011) (TV Episode)
Bugs says he was born on the planet Krypton to get Daffy to pay attention, with a flashback parodying a scene from the movie, including using John Williams' famous score.
Robot Chicken: The Core, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (2011) (TV Episode)
Superman flies back in time to TiVo "Top Chef."
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clark Kent/Superman tries to keep his dad from dying.
Body of Proof: Identity (2012) (TV Episode)
Ethan does his impression of Marlon Brando as Jor-El from this movie.
The Cleveland Show: Brownsized (2013) (TV Episode)
Cleveland turns back time by flying around the world to reverse its rotation.
Jimmy Giraffe's Flying Car (2013) (Short)
Jimmy and Reginald spin around the Earth several times and actually collide into Superman
The Venture Bros.: Bot Seeks Bot (2013) (TV Episode)
Shoreleave jokingly asks if Brock has a "Fortress Of Brockitude."
Supergirl in the Watery Trap (2013) (Short)
A parody to the Superman drowning scene.
The IT Crowd: The Internet Is Coming (2013) (TV Episode)
Moss changes clothes in a telephone booth to become a superhero
The Looney Tunes Show: SuperRabbit (2013) (TV Episode)
A parody on the scene in which Jor-El judges Zod and his minions.
Family Guy: Mom's the Word (2014) (TV Episode)
Stewie wears glasses like Clark Kent to hide his secret identity.
Family Guy: The Most Interesting Man in the World (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody of the movie seen
Robot Chicken: Link's Sausages (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Regular Show: Gold Watch (2014) (TV Episode)
Benson travels back in time to receive his gold watch from Mr. Maellard by riding in an aircraft flying across earth and reversing Earth's rotation.
Being Super (2014) (Short)
Parodies the Kryptonian Trial
Wander Over Yonder: The Fremergency Fronfract/The Boy Wander (2015) (TV Episode)
Hater uses his body to hold the rest of the tracks so the train can pass.
Robot Chicken: Triple Hot Dog Sandwich on Wheat (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Robot Chicken: The Angelic Sounds of Mike Giggling (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018)
Cyborg, as Lois Lane, crank calls Superman saying "Gene Hackman has me in a real estate scam!"
Superlopez (2018)
Multiple spoofs of this movie.

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