The Best Movie Remakes of All Time
The Remake – Man of Steel (2013) – Rotten Tomatoes rating – 55%
The Original – Superman (1978) – Rotten Tomatoes rating – 93%
In 1978, Superman, directed by Richard Donner, flew on to the scene starring Christopher Reeves as Superman with Margot Kidder portraying Louise Lane.
The film would lead to three more sequels, before putting the franchise to rest in 1987. Superman was rebooted in 2006, and while receiving positive reviews and being nominated for an Academy Award, the reboot was scrapped before a sequel could be made.
In 2013, Zach Snyder directed the most recent Superman Reboot, Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill. The reboot did not receive stellar reviews, scoring a 55% on critic review aggregation site, Rotten Tomatoes, however, it was the highest grossing Superman film to date with a sequel already in the works.