Superman: Man of Steel Movie Quotes


Superman - Man of Steel Movie Quotes

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Man of Steel (2013)
MPAA Rating:  PG-13   –   Action,  Adventure,  Fantasy
Director:   Zack Snyder
Writers:    David Goyer,  Christopher Nolan,                                                      Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster (creaters of Superman)
Cast:           Henry Cavill  (Clark Kent, Superman)
                     Amy Adams  (Lois Lane)
                     Russell Crowe (Jor-El)                                                                              Kevin Costner (Johnathan Kent)                                                          Michael Shannon (General Zod)


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    • Laurence Fishburne   (Perry White)
    • Diane Lane   (Martha Kent)
    • Jadin Gould   (Lana Lang)
    • Christopher Meloni   (Colonel Hardy)
    • Michael Kelly   (Steve Lombard)
    • Ayelet Zurer   (Lara Lor-Van)
    • Richard Schiff   (Dr. Emil Hamilton)
    • Antje Traue   (Faora)
    • Tahmoh Penikett   (Henry Ackerdson)




The latest of the Superman franchise, Man of Steel is sure to be an early summer hit.  As you can tell from the trailer-teaser movie quotes below, Clark Kent will have to find a way to deal with the big questions in his life, “Who am I?”, “Why am I here?”, “What is my purpose/path?”, etc. and then confront his hidden origins to defend his new home planet and those he loves from the threats who traveled to earth from his extraterrestrial home planet.  We will update the movie quotes list when the film is released, but for now here are some teaser movie quotes from the trailers of the newest Superman movie, Man of Steel.


‘Man of Steel’ Movie Quotes

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Clark Kent:   I grew up in Kansas, you can’t get more American than that.
Lois Lane:   They say it’s all downhill after the first kiss.
Kal-El:   I think that only applies if you are kissing a human.
Martha Kent:   What are you going to do when you are not saving the world?
Priest [to Clark]:   Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith.  The trust part comes later.


Jor-El:   Goodbye, my son.  Our hopes and dreams travel with you.
Lara Lor-Van:   He will be an outcast.  They’ll kill him.
Jor-El:   How?  He’ll be a god to them.

[looking at his ship]
Jonathan Kent:   It’s not from this world, Clark, and neither are you.

Jonathan Kent:   People are afraid of what they don’t understand.

General Zod:   You believe your son is safe?  I WILL FIND HIM!

Jor-El:   You can save them…  You can save all of them.

Jonathan Kent: You are my son, but somewhere out there you have another father, and he sent you here for a reason. And even if it takes you the rest of your life, you owe it to yourself to find out what that reason is.

Martha Kent: Nice suit son.

I just came back from Aruba. Check out my tan.

Jonathan Kent:   You’re the answer, son.  You’re the answer to “are we alone in the universe”.
Clark Kent at 13:   Can’t I just…  keep pretending I’m your son?
Jonathan Kent:   You ARE my son.  And I have to believe that you were sent here for a reason.  And even if it takes the rest of your life, you owe it to yourself to find out what that reason is.

Lois Lane:   What’s the S stand for?
Superman:   It’s not an S.  On my world it means hope.
Lois Lane:   Well, here, it’s an S.  How about Super…

Jonathan Kent:   You’re not just anyone.  One day, you’re going to have to make a choice.  You have to decide what kind of man you want to grow up to be.  Whoever that man is, good character or bad, it’s going to change the world.

Perry White:   Can you imagine how people on this planet would react if they knew there was someone like this out there?

Clark Kent:   My father believed that if the world found out who I really was, they’d reject me, out of fear.  He was convinced that the world wasn’t ready.  What do you think?

Clark Kent:   I have so many questions.  Where do I come from?

General Zod:   You are not alone…  My name is General Zod.  I have journeyed across an ocean of stars to reach here.  Your world has sheltered one of my citizens.  He will look like you, but he is not one of you.  To those of you who know of his location:  the fate of your planet rests in your hands.  To Kal-El, I say this:  surrender within 24 hours, or watch this world suffer the consequences…

Jor-El: What are you doing Zod? This is madness!
General Zod:   What I should have done years ago. These lawmakers with their endless debates, have led krypton to ruin!
Jor-El: And if your forces prevail? You’ll be the leader of nothing!
General Zod:   Then join me, help me save our race. We’ll start a new, we’ll sever the degenerative bloodline that led us to this state.
Jor-El: And who will decide which bloodline survives on, you?

General Zod: No matter how violent, every action I take is for the greater good of my people.

Superman: You’re a monster, Zod, and I’m going to stop you!

Faora-Ul: You will not win. For every human you save, we will kill a million more.

Perry White:   Imagine how our world would react if they came face to face with this…

Jor-El: You’ve grown stronger here than I ever could have imagined. The only way to know how strong is to keep testing your limits. You can save them. You can save all of them.

Jor-El: My son is twice the man you are.

Jor-El:   You will give the people an ideal to strive towards.  They will race behind you, they will stumble, they will fall.  But in time, they will join you in the sun.  In time, you will help them accomplish wonders.  That’s what this symbol means, hope.

Lois Lane:   How do you find someone who has spent a lifetime covering his tracks?  For some, he was a guardian angel.  To others, a ghost who never quite fit in.

Jonathan Kent:   You have to keep this side of yourself a secret.
Young teen Clark Kent:   What was I supposed to do?  Let them die?
Jonathan Kent:   Maybe…

Superman: I can do things that other people can’t.

<strong?Lois Lane: For some, he was a guardian angel. For others, a ghost, who never quite fit in.

Superman: I won’t betray them!
General Zod: You already have.

Jor-El:   What if a child dreamed of becoming something other than what society had intended?  What if a child aspired to something greater?

A Mother:   My son was in the bus!  He saw what Clark did!

Superman:   You’re scared of me because you can’t control me, but that doesn’t mean I’m your enemy.
General Swanwick:   Then who is?
Superman:   That’s what I’m worried about.

Jor-El:   Every person can be a force for good, free to forge his own destiny.

Pre-teen Clark Kent:   The world’s too big, Mom.
Martha Kent:   Then make it small.  Focus on my voice.  Pretend it’s an island out in the ocean.  Can you see it?
Pre-teen Clark Kent:   I see it…



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