Superman is one of the most iconic and recognizable superhero appearing in American comic books. The film series started in 1974 when Ilya Salkind, Alexander Salkind, and Pierre Spengler purchased the rights to the character. They produced 4 films before selling the rights to Cannon Films, resulting in the critically panned last movie in 1987.

Universal Watch Order:
1. Superman (1978)
2. Superman II (1980)
3. Superman III (1983)
4. Supergirl (1984)
5. Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987)