Best Superhero Movies: Superman (1978)

“You will believe a man can fly.” With that simple promise Richard Donner’s Superman soared to Number 2 on the list. While people today may scoff at it’s simpleness and its light-heartedness, that’s what makes this film so damn special. It’s a joyful, cheerful, uplifting film that exists purely for you to have fun and be amazed and fill you with hope. That’s what Superman is all about! Hope. That’s what this film does! It is just amazing in it’s hopefulness.