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Supersonic Man (1979)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | January 1980 (USA)
The superhero Kronos, from a distant galaxy, tangles with the mad scientist Dr. Gulik over the fate of mankind.

Director:

Juan Piquer Simón (as J. Piquer Simon)

Writers:

Sebastian Moi (screenplay), Juan Piquer Simón (screenplay) (as Juan Piquer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Cantafora ... Paul (as Michael Coby)
Cameron Mitchell ... Dr. Gulik (as Cameron Mitchel)
José Luis Ayestarán José Luis Ayestarán ... Kronos / Supersonic (as Richard Yesteran)
Diana Polakov Diana Polakov ... Patricia Morgan / Gordon (as Diana Polakow)
José María Caffarel ... Prof. Morgan / Gordon (as John Caffarel)
Frank Braña ... Peterson (as Frank Brana)
Javier De Campos Javier De Campos ... Borracho (as Javier Cameos)
Tito García ... Joe
Quique Camoiras Quique Camoiras ... Bill
Luis Barboo ... Harrison
Ángel Ter Ángel Ter ... Cocinero italiano
Emilio Higuera Emilio Higuera ... Lugarteniente de Peterson (as Emilio Higueras)
Luis Castilla Luis Castilla
Frank A. Sánchez Frank A. Sánchez
Emilio Fornet Emilio Fornet ... Borracho del bar
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Storyline

An alien, "Supersonic Man," is sent to Earth to thwart the plans of evil men who would destroy the galaxy itself with their weapons. Only his superpowers, which include flight, bulletproof skin, and the ability to turn guns into bananas, can save Earth from destruction. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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It's a bird ... It's a plane ... It's who?!!


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

January 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El supersónico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Almena Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Supersonic was played by bodybuilder and former Tarzan José Luis Ayestarán. Paul, his human alter ego, was played by Antonio Cantafora. See more »

Goofs

American soldiers use British sten guns. See more »

Quotes

Professor Morgan: What is this tomfoolery?
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Alternate Versions

English and Spanish versions have different music soundtracks. While English version uses a knockoff of John Williams's Superman theme as its central musical piece, Spanish version uses a cheesy disco song sung in English by a female voice, with lyrics that go "Supersonic Man, I wanna be". See more »

Connections

References The Other Side of Julie (1978) See more »

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closest thing to 1980!
9 March 2001 | by a__j__pSee all my reviews

Supersonic man was made for the people waiting for Superman II(1980). It rips off the original Superman film in many scenes, but is still quite a good watch if you like superhero movies. The FX of our hero flying were not that great- however still far superior than Superman IV. Overall, not a bad film.


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