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Best Superhero movie Movies

  • Watchmen

    Watchmen (R, 2009)

    Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley
    300's Zack Snyder brings Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' critically acclaimed comic book Watchmen to th... read moree big screen, courtesy of DC Comics and Warner Bros. Pictures. Set in an alternate universe circa 1985, the film's world is a highly unstable one where a nuclear war is imminent between America and Russia. Superheroes have long been made to hang up their tights thanks to the government-sponsored Keene Act, but that all changes with the death of The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a robust ex-hero commando whose mysterious free fall out a window perks the interest of one of the country's last remaining vigilantes, Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley). His investigation leads him to caution many of his other former costumed colleagues, including Dr. Manhattan, Night Owl (Patrick Wilson), Ozymandias (Matthew Goode), Sally Jupiter (Carla Gugino), and her daughter, The Silk Spectre (Malin Akerman). Heralded for bringing the world of superheroes into the literary world, Watchmen gave the super-powered mythos a real-life grounding that had been missing in mainstream comics to that point. The film adaptation had languished in one form of development hell or another for years after the book's release, with various directors on and off the project, including Terry Gilliam, David Hayter, and Darren Aronofsky, as well as Paul Greengrass, whose eventual dismissal stemmed from budget conflicts with the studio. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
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      fb244148315784310: . Watchmen is very original. It is nothing like any other superhero movie. It is very dark as deals with very mature themes that most superhero movies wouldn'
      Reviewed 2 months days ago
    • chasemorris326
      chasemorris326: . Zack Snyder took that out of the movie, and made it into a superhero movie. That's not what the novel is, not even close. This was a lifeless story and the gra
      Reviewed 7 months days ago
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      fb100002875789232: . It's been better than most superhero movie adaptations I've seen.
      Reviewed 16 months days ago
  • Spider-Man 2

    Spider-Man 2 (PG-13, 2004)

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Alfred Molina, Rosemary Harris
    Stan Lee's all-too-human superhero returns to the screen in this highly anticipated sequel to 2002's... read more blockbuster hit Spider-Man. Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) is attempting to juggle college classes and his job as a photographer with the Daily Bugle while maintaining his secret life as costumed crime-fighter Spider-Man. Parker is also struggling to hold on to his relationship with Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst), who is beginning to enjoy success as a model and actress, and both Mary Jane and Peter have noticed he's beginning to buckle under the strain. Parker's friendship with Harry Osborn (James Franco) is also beginning to fray due to Peter's seeming alliance with Spider-Man, whom Harry blames for the death of his father, the nefarious Norman Osborn. As Parker weighs his responsibilities to himself and those around him against the obligations that come with his special powers, Spider-Man is faced with a new nemesis -- Dr. Otto Octavius (Alfred Molina), a deranged scientist whose latest project has turned him into the near-invincible cyborg Doctor Octopus. Spider-Man 2 was directed by Sam Raimi, who helmed the first film, and much of the original cast has also reunited for this sequel, including Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, and Bruce Campbell. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
  • Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four (PG-13, 2005)

    Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon
    Marvel's first family of comic superheroes takes the world by storm as the longest running comic boo... read morek series in history comes to the big screen. Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, who can elongate his body; Susan Storm/Invisible Woman, who not only can become invisible at will but can render other objects invisible; Johnny Storm/Human Torch, who can shoot fire from his finger tips and bend flame; and Ben Grimm/The Thing, a hideously misshapen monster with superhuman strength, together battle the evil Doctor Doom.
  • Superman

    Superman (PG, 1978)

    Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty
    Richard Donner's big-budget blockbuster Superman: The Movie is an immensely entertaining recounting ... read moreof the origin of the famous comic book character. Opening on Krypton (where Marlon Brando plays Superman's father), the film follows the Man of Steel (Christopher Reeve) as he's sent to Earth where he develops his alter-ego Clark Kent and is raised by a Midwestern family. In no time, the movie has run through his teenage years, and Clark gets a job at the Daily Planet, where he is a news reporter. It's there that he falls in love with Lois Lane (Margot Kidder), who is already in love with Superman. But the love story is quickly sidetracked once the villainous Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) launches a diabolical plan to conquer the world and kill Superman. Superman: The Movie is filled with action, special effects and a surprising amount of humor. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi
  • Marvel's The Avengers

    Marvel's The Avengers (PG-13, 2012)

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson
    Marvel Studios presents Marvel's The Avengers-the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic... read more Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. -- (C) Marvel
    • Kjisawesome
      Reviewed 5 months days ago
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      fb100000690199785: e between the entire cast, wonderful performances, and beautiful set pieces which makes this film a superhero movie to be loved for years to come as well as one of the greatest superhero movies of all
      Reviewed 51 days days ago
    • sugared365gmailcom
      sugared365gmailcom: . This is the superhero movie I have been waiting for my entire life, and my high expectations were greatly exceed
      Reviewed 3 months days ago
  • Hulk

    Hulk (PG-13, 2003)

    Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas, Nick Nolte
    Ang Lee directs the live-action feature film The Hulk, based on the Marvel comic book created by Sta... read moren Lee and illustrated by Jack Kirby. Emotionally stunted Dr. Bruce Banner (Eric Bana) is part of a research team at the University of California at Berkeley. Corporate hustler Glenn Talbot (Josh Lucas) takes notice of the lab and makes plans to take it over. Then Bruce accidentally gets hit by an experimental ray and grows into a huge beast, destroying the lab in the process. A creepy janitor who claims to be his real father, Dr. David Banner (Nick Nolte), starts to secretly use the experimental ray on himself. He creates some mutant dogs and sends them after Bruce's lab mate and ex-girlfriend Betty Ross (Jennifer Connelly). After Bruce saves her life in the form of the Hulk, she lets her distant father, General Ross (Sam Elliott), take him to an abandoned army base in the desert. However, Glenn Talbot takes over the operation and wants to patent the creature's superpowers for his own profit, so he holds Bruce unconscious in an isolation tank. When provoked, Bruce turns into the Hulk and makes a break for San Francisco, leading to a desert chase sequence involving military aircraft, tanks, and bombs. Only the sight of Betty can make him turn back to his human form. When he is eventually captured, Dr. David Banner shows up for a final confrontation with his son and his old adversary, General Ross. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi
    • gonzalezjake99gmailc
      gonzalezjake99gmailc: HULK is the biggest superhero movie I ever seen. MARVEL last movie was X2 . A lot of people say this movie was terrible
      Reviewed 8 months days ago
    • bigjay1005
      bigjay1005: . Hopefully any & everyone who's ever contemplated making a superhero movie saw that & realized it's a bad idea. Otherwise I was pretty geeked over it & can't w
      Reviewed 15 months days ago
    • fb100000410589213
      fb100000410589213: . It's too arty for a superhero movie the hulk looks a bit crap at times and eric bana dosent seem to bring his a game to
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Superhero Movie

    Superhero Movie (PG-13, 2008)

    Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Kevin Hart, Brent Spiner
    This spoof on the superhero genre takes on such films as "Spider-Man," "Batman Begins" and "Fantasti... read morec Four."
  • Chronicle

    Chronicle (PG-13, 2012)

    Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hinshaw
    Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers ... read morebeyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over. -- (C) Official Site
    • fb100000512520293
      fb100000512520293: Kudos for trying to bring in an epic superhero movie on an indie budget. The dodgy effects are forgivable in light of such an admirable e
      Reviewed 4 months days ago
    • fb100001416467195
      fb100001416467195: . A typical superhero movie with a twist. Chronicle director Josh Trank deserves a chance to director more movie
      Reviewed 8 months days ago
    • bengreenly
      bengreenly: Fantastic superhero movie. Best found footage movie ever. A-
      Reviewed 2 months days ago
  • Superhero Movie

    Superhero Movie (PG-13, 2008)

    Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Kevin Hart, Brent Spiner
    This spoof on the superhero genre takes on such films as "Spider-Man," "Batman Begins" and "Fantasti... read morec Four."
    • fb100003907940177
      fb100003907940177: . Unlike Epic Movie, this actually stays true to the title throughout. Only superhero movies are spoofed here. The number of movies being satirized is smaller than Epic Movie,
      Reviewed 11 months days ago
    • fb1526363679
      fb1526363679: Superhero Movie was not a good film, let me just clear that right now. But compared to other spoof
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • KendylKlownfish
      KendylKlownfish: Even though it's both boastfully witless and cluttered with pop culture references, Superhero Movie
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
  • Darkman

    Darkman (R, 1990)

    Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake, Nelson Mashita
    Neglecting Julie (Frances McDormand), his lawyer lady friend, Dr. Peyton Westlake (Liam Neeson) work... read mores feverishly to perfect his latest invention -- artificial skin that could be used to treat burn victims. Peyton himself falls victim to an explosion when one of Julie's crooked clients sends his henchmen to sniff out an incriminating document that's been left in Westlake's lab. Hideously disfigured and left for dead, the good doctor receives an experimental medical treatment that renders him super-strong, impervious to pain and prone to heightened fits of rage. Rebuilding his lab into an underground hideout, Westlake begins using his synthetic skin to impersonate various characters and engineer his revenge against those who destroyed his life. Reconnecting with Julie, however, becomes the unsightly vigilante's biggest challenge. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi
    • fb100000085193568
      fb100000085193568: Comic-booky superhero noir movie much in the vein of pulp heroes like The Shadow. Rather cheesy at
      Reviewed 19 months days ago
    • fb1467912884
      fb1467912884: "Darkman" is one of those 90s cult classics that keeps getting better and better with each viewing.
      Reviewed 9 months days ago
    • superclerk25
      superclerk25: A really good superhero movie that plays the genre loosely and fun. All of the actors play the roles well and rea
      Reviewed 6 years days ago