Best Superhero Portrayals In Movies

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1Robert Downey Jr. - Iron ManRobert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

He was basically just being himself

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2Hugh Jackman - Wolverine

Definitely #2.. Nearly one? Jackman really expresses the character with not only skill but also grace. Great job.

He makes us believe that the wolverine is real.

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3Tobey Maguire - Spider Man
4Christian Bale - Batman

Best Bruce Wayne/Batman portrayal ever so far

5Scarlet Johansson - Black Widow
6Mark Ruffalo - The Hulk

After 2 terrible portrayals on screen, the hulk finally gets a great actor to play him. Ruffalo nails the Bruce Banner portrayal, a man who has hurt many people and is tired and sick of it.

7Chris Hemsworth - Thor
8Andrew Garfield - Spider ManAndrew Russell Garfield is a British-American actor. Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Epsom, Surrey, Garfield began his career on the UK stage and in television productions.

Andrew Garfield was a lot better as both Spidey and Peter Parker than Tobey Maguire. Come on, people. Also, the love interest in the movies also shaped him into who he was, and I really connected and felt for the relationship between Gwen and Peter in the Marc Webb movies rather than Mary Jane in the Sam Raimi movies. That took up until Spider-Man 2 to get them together. And Mary Jane was STILL annoying! In the first Amazing Spider-Man movie, Peter barely even got to fully asking Gwen out, and she still accepted him. But anyway, just watch the Amazing Spider-Man 1 again and you'll see what I'm talking about. Andrew Garfield did a much better job for reasons beyond just his relationship with Gwen in that movie, too. He is Peter Parker, as well as Spider-Man.

9Jackie Earle Haley - Rorschach

He played the mind of a broken man

10Jeremy Renner - Hawkeye Jeremy Lee Renner is an American actor (born 1971) best known for his role as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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11Ryan Reynolds - DeadpoolRyan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor and producer. He portrayed Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside, as well as Marvel Comics characters Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity, Wade Wilson / Weapon XI in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, ...read more.V1 Comment
12Chris Evans - Captain AmericaChristopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four.
13James Marsden - Scott Summers
14Michael Keaton - Batman

Should definitely be above Christian Bale. Where Christian Bale tries too hard to be Batman and does that stupid growling voice, Keaton's performance is more believable and talks like a normal human being. Plus Keaton's Batman is not afraid to kill when necessary. Which by the way I always found that whole "Batman doesn't kill people" business to be quite stupid. When Bale tries to kill someone, let alone fight someone, he always has to make a long speech about good and evil.

15Patrick Stewart - Professor XSir Patrick Stewart is an English actor whose career has included roles on stage, television, and film.
16Famke Janssen - Jean Grey
17Henry Cavill - Superman
18Chris Evans - Johnny StormChristopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four.V1 Comment
19Ben Affleck - Batman
20Paul Rudd - Ant Man (Scott Lang)
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1. Michael Keaton - Batman
2. Hugh Jackman - Wolverine
3. Jackie Earle Haley - Rorschach
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1. Scarlet Johansson - Black Widow
2. Hugh Jackman - Wolverine
3. James Marsden - Scott Summers
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1. Robert Downey Jr. - Iron Man
2. Tobey Maguire - Spider Man
3. Hugh Jackman - Wolverine
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