Superhero action, starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Michael Shannon. An alien on the planet Krypton sends his only son to Earth to save him from danger. The infant is taken in by an American farmer and his wife, who name him Clark and raise him as a human, but as he grows older, the alien begins to discover his superhuman abilities. Clark sets out to discover where he came from and what he was sent to do - until a threat from his home planet comes knocking in the form of otherworldly archenemy General Zod, forcing Clark to accept his true identity, rise as a superhero and save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner and Diane Lane also feature.