After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.
Release Year: 1984
Rating: 4.1/10 (7,876 voted)
Stars: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole
After a power source for the community of Krypton survivors is accidentally whisked to earth, Kara-El, cousin to Superman and niece to Jor-El, chooses to go to earth to find it, and bring it back. Upon her arrival, she becomes just a powerful and Super as her cousin, but encounters dangerous battles and unexpected obstacles when a mean spirited woman who practices rituals of the occult takes the power source for herself, and uses it to cause destruction and attempt zenith human status.
Pretty Young Lady
Her first great adventure.
Release Date: 21 November 1984
Filming Locations: Black Park Country Park, Wexham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $5,738,249
(25 November 1984)
Did You Know?
Almost 85% of the film was shot on giant sound stages at Pinewood Studios.
When Selena breaks the brick wall, the concrete holding it flutters, revealing it's a mere brown piece of fabric.
I'm considering nothing less than world domination.
Helen Slater is Superb, Faye Dunaway is Delicious, and Warner Bros. are MIFFED!
First of all, I am sick of all the bad reviews people seem to say about
exceptional film. For starters, the film had over the top special
cast, BEAUTIFUL heroine, breathtaking musical score, good direction, and
else that goes with it! I saw this film as a young child during the whole
early 1990, and let me tell you it was an experience that I haven't yet
The film deals with young Kara, from Argo City, the survivors of krypton.
loses the omegahedron, a power source of importance to her argo city. As
knows the consequences of the lost source, she travels to earth to
it has fallen into the hands of the world domination hungry Selina, who
consider nothing less. Supergirl arrives on earth and the battle begins
good and evil. Supergirl faces a demonic force made from pure energy of
travels to a dangerous phantom zone. The film was panned for no reason
so ever, it has intellect and gracefullness, which the ruthless money
critics obviously chose to ignore. The real root to this film's problems
critics, but rather the studio and producers which finished this film.
didn't like Helen Slater. Ilya Salkind hath many a time mentioned the
feels that they didn't get some pretty girl who couldn't act (Brooke
Sheilds) to do
the part. Then, he and his father dumped the film for god knows why! Next
line, Warners hailed to the Salkinds for giving them a good Superman, and
could blame them, but in this case, because of their doubts, they just
the film altogether. This film is piece by piece what superhero movie
all about. It cost $50 million to make, and the crew are still proud of
HINDER SOMEONE'S ART! Last but not least the cast are powerful and Helen
Slater is the best choice, no one care's what Ilya Salkind thinks! Faye
who is very much proud of this film, gives a tounge in cheek performance
campy way! TRI-STAR, who picked this film up chopped the film up and
distributed it horribly. Now, Warners are miffed and trying to speak up
that's a different story. All in all, The film was a GREAT film from the
remains to this day thusly! Thank you to AnchorBay for recreating my
and happiness. Sad though, the irony of it is lost in today's generation.