Best Superhero Movie Actors


The Top Ten

1 Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr)

Are you kidding? Just because the movies were incredible doesn't mean Christian Bale's acting was. I mean, it was still good, but nothing there was too hard or new or unique.
Robert Downey jr, on the other hand, fits into the role of Tony Stark like a glove. Little things like face twitches, awkward pauses, smart-ass comebacks and sarcastic remarks make him the ultimate portrayal of Iron Man. I don' think any one ever, past, present or future can match up to this

Good actor but not better than Christian Bale.

Robert Downey jr is the best!

Love this actor

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2 Batman (Christian Bale)

Easily the best superhero actor even if his voice is harsh, he's been amazing through all 3 movies

Christian Bale is the best batman of our time. He has an epic voice and a strong play. Epic.

The best actor. His action is in peaks in the dark knight trilogy. No one can replace him in the role of batman

Amazing and a bloddy damn good batman and bruce wayne ever

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3 Wolverine (Hugh Jackman)

Hugh jackman is really looks like a real life wolverine this character is preety cool no one can act as wolverine accept jackman even batman can be acted by christian bale, keaton etc. This wolverine only suitable for jackman. He gives us the exact comic wolverine action in movies

Should be #1. If we're talking about who plays the character best, its Jackman as Wolverine. No question. - RyanMontero

Hugh Jackman brings out wolverine's true awesomeness

Just watch logan. Only actor who got the best actor award for a superhero role.

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4 Spider-Man (Toby Maguire)

He is the best. In the scene Uncle Ben died, Tobey was amazing

He was much better than Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland. - WinchesterGirl26

I prefer tom Holland though because he is way better

He is just amazing. Wow.

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5 Superman (Christopher Reeve)

The only person who perfectly presented Superman. Lots of these other actors are great, but Reeve really embodied who he was acting as.

Christopher Reeve is The King of Kings of Super Hero Movie Portrayals of All Time! And Christopher Reeve is The King of Kings of Superman Portrayals of All Time! He should be at number 1 here not Robert Downey Jr.

Chris sorpases every one on this list hands down he is the best actor ever! '!

6 Thor (Chris Hemsworth)

Because I like thor

He as an the exact body language of Thor. Like Robert Downey Jr. No one can play the role of Thor than Chris hemsworth.myfavourite superhero is also Thor.

7 Captain America (Chris Evans) Captain America (Chris Evans) Captain Steven Grant Rogers, most known as Steve Rogers or Captain America, is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a World War II veteran and is known as the world's first superhero. The character was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and more.

Chris Evans is the best because he plays Captain America AND The Human Torch. Also Captain America is the best superhero.

He is Captain America! He should be number 1!

No one can ever portray cap as Chris does

Chris Evans is a great actor. - Fullwalking2

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8 Batman (Michael Keaton)

Best actor and batman of his time.

9 Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds)

Straight badass. Born to play this role.

What. This should be Top 5 EASY - RyanMontero

He's a beast

10 Hulk (Edward Norton)

The Contenders

11 Hulk (Mark Ruffalo)
12 Superman (Henry Cavill)

He is too good for superman role

13 Spider-Man (Tom Holland)

Because he is so amazing and hot and is a great actor I love him so much

He was the best Spider-Man

He is amazingly fit

My daughter loves the boy! :) He deserves this, such a great man!

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14 Professor X (Patrick Stewert) Professor X (Patrick Stewert) Professor Charles Francis Xavier is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is the founder and leader of the X-Men.
15 Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) Natalia Alianovna Romanoff, most known as Natasha Romanoff or the Black Widow, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is one of the most talented spies and assassins in the entire world and is a founding member of the Avengers. The character was created more.
16 Blade (Wesley Snipes)
17 Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson)

(Again, I posted this on another list, but whatever, people need to hear it) He is THE Nick Fury. They redesigned him as black, and based his appearance of of Samuel Jackson. That ALONE is cool enough to get him in the top 5. He is older, but he can fight the villains just as well as the Avengers. He created and assembled the Avengers Initative. How much more evidence do I need? Come on people! Vote for Samuel. He should be at least higher than Chris Hemsworth (people probably voted for him thanks to looks)

18 Hellboy (Ron Perlman)
19 Elektra (Jennifer Garner)
20 Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley)

He deserves to be in the top five. The best and exact superhero portrayal after Christian Bale's Batman, Hugh Jackman's Wolverine and Henry Cavil's Superman.

Jackie earle haley is Rorschach

21 Daredevil (Ben Affleck)

Are you joking? Daredevil sucked in that movie! After seeing what Charlie Cox could do with the role in the Netflix T.V. Series, I now hate this version. - SuperheroSith

22 Batman (Ben Affleck)
23 Gru (Steve Carell)

Gru is not a superhero. He isn't even really a hero. He is more of an anti-hero, like Deadpool. I am not really sure why he is on this list...?

24 Green Arrow (Justin Hartley)

Green Arrow is my favorite

25 The Mask (Jim Carrey)
26 Magneto (Ian McKellan) - X-Men series Magneto (Ian McKellan) - X-Men series Magneto is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.
27 Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) Margaret Elizabeth Carter, most known as Peggy Carter or Agent Carter, is a fictional character appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She was one of the most prominent agents of the Strategic Scientific Reserve during and after the Second World War. The character was created more.
28 Deadpool (Nolan North)


29 Alan Quatermain (Sean Connery)
30 Monk (Chow-Yun-Fat)
31 Batman (Kevin Conroy)
32 Ben Ten (Tara Strong)
33 Nightcrawler (Alan Cumming)
34 Neo (Kenau Reeves)
35 The Crow (Brandon Lee)
36 Kato (Bruce Lee)
37 Human Torch (Chris Evans) Human Torch (Chris Evans) The Human Torch is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
38 Beast (Kelsey Grammer)
39 Casey Jones (Elias Koteas)
40 Thing (Michael Chiklis)
41 Oracle (Dina Meyer)
42 Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan)
43 Hit Girl (Chloe Moretz) Hit Girl (Chloe Moretz) Hit-Girl is a fictional character appearing in the Kick-Ass series, published by Marvel Comics under the company's imprint Icon Comics.
44 Hulk (Bill Bixby)
45 Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner)
46 V (Hugo Weaving)

What the hell? He should be in the top ten. I am disgusted by the opinion of people. It is probably because many have not heard or seen this superhero movie. He is one of the best.

47 Judge Dredd (Karl Urban)
48 Green Lantern (Ryan Reynolds)

Hate me as you wish, but I LOVE Green Lantern. I know the movie was bad, but I didn't mind his performance. I am voting for him because I feel this movie was needlessly hated on. And we can't forget about his awesome powers, right?

49 Star Lord (Chris Pratt)
50 Superman (Brandan Routh)
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Wolverine (Hugh Jackman)
2. Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds)
3. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr)
1. Batman (Michael Keaton)
2. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr)
3. Superman (Christopher Reeve)
1. Superman (Christopher Reeve)
2. Spider-Man (Toby Maguire)
3. Batman (Christian Bale)

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