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The (definitive?) movie for each superheroe


  1. millotpue
  2. Millo

From the many adaptations and reinterpretations to each superheroe, which one is thought to be the closer to the definitive version. Of course, this list can suffer continuous modifications, and there can be different opinions about the chosen movie.

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Man of Steel 2013,  PG-13)
Man of Steel
They had all to make it: good actors, and even a good version of the life of Clark Kent in Earth. However, they derived into something that allowed many special effects and infra-developing of characters. It is not Superman, because it is closer to other versions of the conflict between alien civilizations and Earth. It is good to see variations and alternatives, but it is clear it is not the definitive version. Between 2.5 and 3.
2
The Dark Knight 2008,  PG-13)
3
Spider-Man 2002,  PG-13)
Spider-Man
Betwenn 2.5 and 3 stars, but only because I have always liked Spiderman
4
Iron Man 2008,  PG-13)
5
Fantastic Four 2005,  PG-13)
6
X-Men 2000,  PG-13)
7
Watchmen 2009,  R)
Watchmen
Pretty loyal adaptation. Of course, it couldnīt reach the deepness of the original, and of course, it couldnīt employ the good qualities of the comic fomat, but, come on!, itīs an adaptation, the idea was to take the general idea of the good story and explore the possibilities of cinema, not trying to get the good features of comic format, but to substitute them by the good points of cinema (for example, music!, that is really well-chosen). As you can presume, the main problems come from trying to tell a so-long story in just a reduced film (the extended version will probably be much better), so I understand that people that havenīt read comic donīt understand some parts, or think things go much quicker than they should -mainly, it is difficult to understand charactersī motivations, and you can see the "mark" of the scissors applied in some parts of the film. The changes from the original argument are mainly showing some parts that we lost in the comic (interesting change of point of view), other way to organize some facts, and principally the end, maybe more logical and self-conclusive, but without some of the strong implications that the original one had. So, finally, it is a good film to see, maybe make you think more questions than answers, but that is the point, the film is a way you decide to read the comic, that is a masterpiece in literature. Although I must say, you enjoy much from the film if you have previously read the graphic novel, so, start with it.
8
Thor 2011,  PG-13)
9
The Avengers 1998,  PG-13)
10
The Incredible Hulk 2008,  PG-13)
11
Captain America: The First Avenger 2011,  PG-13)
12
The Flash 1990,  Unrated)
13
The Shadow 1994,  PG-13)
14
The Phantom 1996,  PG)
15
Joseph - King of Dreams 2000,  PG)

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