Top Ten Marvel Superhero Movies

BKAllmighty
The ten greatest superhero films based of of characters from the Marvel Universe.

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1The Avengers

Awesome to see all the marvel heroes come together in this awesome film. The characters are all very human, and have excellent development. They didn't need to worry about giving each character a backstory and persona because they already did that in their respected films. Also, the movie is serious while also being superhero-y, something many films couldn't pull off. Overall, the best marvel film, and my favorite superhero movie.

Hands down one of my favourite movies ever. So much action and having all the avengers together is just perfect, along with having one of the greatest movie villains ever - johns1210

Easily the best. Great to see how the characters come together

This movie's overrated.

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2Iron Man

The Avengers was a rather mediocre film from a cinematic aspect. Bland plot, little to no character development, weak dialogue. It missed most elements that really define a movie as great, and is considered as such simply due to the unification of the Marvel heroes, and he CGI.

Iron Man however, has a lot more to offer. The plot isn't one dimensional. It's a rather interesting story that follows not just the beginning, but also the evolution of Tony Stark. It has witty diolague, and spot on delivery as expected from RDJ. The film has a great balance between action and story, as well as great pacing throughout the entire film, which are two things The Avengers simply did not have.

All that easily makes Iron Man the best Marvel movie, only rivaled by the excellence that is Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Both bring all the elements to not only make a great comic book movie, but also a great cinematic piece.

RDJ IS Tony Stark, and I love the fact the film is both gritty and flashy- and with a supporting cast including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges and Terrence Howard- what's not to love?

It started the whole marvel movie franchise era, and it still is the best one.

This was amazing. Tony Stark showed us that this was a start to a new Marvel Phase. Marvel Movie Rate: 9.59

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3Captain America: The Winter Soldier

This movie brought a lot of combat, definitely more so than any other Marvel film. It was not the kind of action with random magical beams shooting everywhere, fighting monsters, or robots. They were well trained soldiers in firefights or hand to hand. It's proven that people enjoy that kind of action more. The choreography was excellent. This film also brought a highly engaging plot that this cinematic universe had never seen before: SHIELD is no longer an ally but the enemy. Captain America faced a political and technological threat as well as a formidable assassin who was a former friend. Million of lives were on the line in a scenario which is not so far fetched, which helped the viewers care about the threat. Strong performances by Nick Fury, Black Widow, and Falcon added more awesomeness. Best film that I have ever seen by Marvel, and way better than the first movie. It's in the conversion with the Christian Bale Batman series for my favorite superhero movies ever!

While I love my Guardians, this movie was cinema gold to me. Evans pulled off Cap better then what he did in the first movie, and Falcon and the Winter Soldier were portrayed exceptionally. Although I already knew who the Winter Soldier was, for anyone who didn't, it would have made an excellent surprise. Best movie Marvel has made yet.

Somewhat gritty, completely believable hand-to-hand fight choreography, solid and graceful character arcs, awesome characters (Falcon anybody? ), and smooth dialogue all make this the best Marvel movie to date, forever silencing those who say that Captain America "isn't cool." Plus, the heroes didn't change characters completely between movies. I could go on, but that would make this an essay.

This was the best marvel film easily because the plot was believable and the action was realistic. The Avengers is overrated and has no plot. This has a plot and is just really good.

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4Spider-Man 2

Spider Man 2 is the best of all the Spider Man movies its such a well done movie the plot revolves around Peter Parker struggling with the pros and cons of super hero life and then without warning he starts to lose his powers which couldn't happen at a worst time with villain Doc Oc wrecking having on the city and trying to rebuild his failed creation and making matters worst the love of his life Mary Jane is getting married with another guy and his best friend Harry Osbourne obsessed with killing Spiderman who he blames for the death of his father. - egnomac

Set the standard for superhero movies to come. One of the greatest films ever made. 2nd best superhero movie is Daredevil Director's Cut. - Ummagumma1969

I just recently re-watched the entire Spider-Man movie series (including the 2 reboot movies) and after some thought I came to re-realize that 'Spider-Man 2' is still my all-time favourite superhero movie. As far as the flashy, colourful, comic-style superhero movie goes you can't really top this. - BKAllmighty

The best spider man

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5Guardians of the Galaxy

I'll be honest, I wasn't too sure about this movie judging by the trailers (which weren't that great) but Guardians of the Galaxy delivered in all the right places. Perfect blend of action, effects, and plenty of humor to make it entertaining from start to finish.

Maybe not the best actual film, but certainly the most entertaining. It's a roller coaster from start to finish and defiantly the funniest marvel movie. I'm sure as more people manage to watch it, it will climb up this list, I can't believe films such as iron man 3 and the amazing spider man are above this. but I suppose its just because more people have seen them

I just saw this movie and I must say I was very happy with it. It had a nice balance of humor and action that could make anyone like it. Easily number one or two of the best marvel movies

By far one the best films

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6X2: X-Men United

Really intense, Wolverine is great in this one. Funny when he is scared of the cat. Epic when he uses his claw to start car. He's is truly the mix of intense, epic, and funny. - maddyparrot22

Nice and nice and nice the real nice, one of the evergreen movies of hugh jackman

There wasn't enough action for me but was kinda cool

I forgot about it

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7X-Men: Days of Future Past

This was sort of a sequel to both X-men:First Class and X-men 3. It was by far the greatest X-men movie and most likely the best Marvel movie, so I'm not sure why it's not on here yet.

I really liked it. It was a continuation of both The Last Stand and First Class, but still kept it homely with Wolverine and a few familiar faces. I loved how they showed each character's side, so you wouldn't hate any of them.

This should be #2 on your list! Best X-men Movie Ever

Amazing movie time

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8Spider-Man

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Web-Head.

This film is so awesome! Way better than the not so amazing spiderman reboot garbage.

It is much better than other spiderman movies where there is a lot of talking but Spider-Man is packed full of action.I also love green goblin as the villain.

I love this movie.

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9X-Men: First Class

Great movie, Best X-Men movie I've seen, the only one I haven't seen is X-Men Days of Future Past, and that looks even better.

This movie made me want to be in this movie. Amazing! Marvel Movie Rate: 9.37

Where did the.37 come from? Isn't that a little silly to be THAT specific? I wouldn't go beyond.5. - BKAllmighty

A amazing movie from marvel. I can not bielive in that : 12°! Should be in top 3!

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10The Amazing Spider-Man

Wasn't expecting much, but instantly became my favourite Marvel movie when it finished. Such a great film with great new actors, villain and a more engaging story with a more accurate-to-the-comics Spiderman. Not just a great reboot, but a great movie altogether

This is my all time favourite marvel movie

With that full head of hair, it makes you wonder how he even tried to put that mask on. Tobey maguire was better.

I hate this movie, I love the sequel of this

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The Contenders

11Captain America: The First Avenger

Good Cap movie. Chris Evans does a great job as Steve Rogers, in fact the whole cast was phenomenal. I also liked that the movie was based in WWII. I thought Marvel might just skip by that part in history and jump to present times.

Honestly, I loved every part of this movie. The plot was well-constructed, the action was well-executed and the actors were phenomenal. A must watch! Oh, and P.S; staging the film during WWII was a fantastic blast from the past! This is one of my favourite movies!

Captain America, not my favorite super hero. But he is extremely loyal and would jump on a bomb to save people. He fights for good, I think he would deserve to be at least 8th

Almost cried, people. No shame though. Even if you don't like heroes, watch it for Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter.

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12Iron Man 3

This movie was good in almost all aspects. Good plot, pretty solid cast, good action. So what was wrong? The Mandarin twist. For someone who loves the Mandarin character this was a massive disappointment. Not to mention they had been building him up as a bad ass all movie, and you yearned to finally see him, and that's what we get? Sorry Marvel, you took all the wind out of that movie, with that move.

This movie had some very good scenes. This movie had Tony Stark facing the Mandarin. Marvel Movie Rate: 8.9

Best. Movie. Ever. Way better than the Avengers Trash. - Deathstroke

This movie is a joke

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13Thor

The Thor series probably has the best casting out there. Idris Elba knocks it out of the park as Heimdall, the Warriors three are portrayed great, and Portman plays her part well. Even Kat Dennings was tolerable in the first installment.

Dazzling and spectacular. A visually stunning movie with amazing action sequences, terrific acting and awesome soundtrack. Great characters and Kenneth Branagh brings a nice shakespearian touch to it all. Fully entertaining.

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14The Incredible Hulk

I love this movie way more better than the first. A lot more action, destruction, and actually has an enemy the Hulk faced off. The first movie was just awful and all the Hulk does is destroy buildings. Get this to at least #10 please.

Hulks always been my favorite marvel hero and Edward Norton did a great Bruce Banner... So ill go for this one.

This movie hit all the right notes. A great backstory for Banner, an awesome plot, and great casting. Especially Edward Norton as Banner/Hulk. I still think he is better then Ruffalo in all aspects.

This one is in my top three with guardians of the Galaxy.

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15Avengers: Age of Ultron

This was better than the first Avengers movie. It was better written and had characters that you could relate to. The emotions were more conflicted and better explained, and that definitely helped. However, one thing missed: This was an opportunity to have a villain maybe too big and too bad, but in the end, it was just like the newest Fantastic Four movie: too easy. - AlGalaxy

Even though Ultron was not as good as Loki, (just by a little ) This movie (saw today) made me say, this is probably the best movie I have ever saw. Marvel Movie Rate: 9.78

#1. Marvel movie Hands Down. All that crap like Iron Man 2 and Captain America The First Avenger Thor and Thor The Dark World 100% in my opinion should be worse than this movie.

This is my second favourite movie - SuperMan2003

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16Thor: The Dark World

This movie had so much potential. A story that could have been extremely interesting, and a villain that could have been bad ass. Instead, this movie felt like they were more concerned on writing their next joke instead of the next plot point. Still wasn't too bad, plus the dialogue between Thor and brother Loki was phenomenal

Thor is the best superhero who doesn't live on Earth after Rocket Raccoon (from the Guardians of the Galaxy) - AWESOMENESS29

Loki is awesome in this movie its his best performance in the Marvel series by far.

A sequel to a weak movie=even more weak

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17The Wolverine

A remarkable movie that was extremely underrated still to today good to see it getting decent respect.

Awesome movie (except for the last 30 minutes)

I love this movie my favorite superhero (at he moment) is wolverine he has been for a long time - SuperMan2003

Love this favourite movie! - SuperMan2003

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18X-Men

My only problem with it is they nerfed rogue, they took away every one of her powers except the power absorbing, other than that I love this movie

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19Iron Man 2

This was just kind of a dull movie. To this day, I can't remember the story, the characters or really anything that even happened. Kind of forgettable

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20Ant-Man

While I feel like Avengers 2 was the best film, I am a bit biased towards it, because Ultron is my favorite comic villain. I just saw Ant-Man last weekend and it was amazing. The plot developed at a steady pace (which I feel is one thing 'Ultron' lacked, since they had to cut, like, an hour off) and the humor was wicked awesome. I love Luis' inserts. So far, my favorite movies are Avengers 2, Ant-Man, Avengers, and Captain America 2. I'm looking forward to Black Panther (he's my favorite comic character) and Captain America 3.

It looks like if it is going to be a great film I am looking forward to it

The newest addition to the MCU is certainly one of the best movies of all time with Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas giving outstanding performances

Something different and fun

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