Supergirl is a 1984 superhero film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and is a spin-off to Alexander and Ilya Salkind's Superman film series. The film stars Faye Dunaway, Helen Slater as Supergirl, and Peter O'Toole, with Marc McClure reprising his role as Jimmy Olsen from Superman.
The film was released in the United Kingdom on July 19, 1984 and failed to impress critics and audiences alike. Dunaway and Peter O'Toole earned Golden Raspberry Award nominations for Worst Actress and Worst Actor, respectively, However, Slater was nominated for a Saturn Award for her performance by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films for Best Actress. The film's failure ultimately led the Salkinds to sell the Superman rights to Cannon Films in 1986.
The first DVD release was by the independent home video company Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2000, under license from StudioCanal. Warner Bros. recently acquired the rights to the film and reissued it on DVD late in 2006 to coincide with the release of Superman Returns. Although it is canon with the Superman films starring Christopher Reeve, it was not included in any of Warner Bros.' Superman DVD or Blu-ray box sets.IMPORTANT NOTE: EACH PACK IS SEALED AND COMPLETE. SOME OF THESE PACKS MAY SHOW SIGNS OF WEAR
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