Best Superhero Movies of All Time

The Top Ten Best Superhero Movies of All Time

1 The Dark Knight

"Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So, we'll hunt him, because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He's a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A Dark Knight. " - Gordon - BKAllmighty

I am a Marvel fanboy but The Dark Knight will always be the greatest, most epic and most haunting of all superhero movies. Truly mind-blowing. Kudos to Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale, Heath Ledger and a flawless cast and crew for crafting the finest of all superhero movies and also, one of the greatest movies ever made.

Christopher Nolan made a fantastic crime thriller about the hypocrisy of law enforcement and the true meaning of justice, that's also a kick-ass action movie where where a guy in a bat costume punches people and a clown blows up a hospital. Every single event in this movie has a deeper meaning, but watching this film at face value it still super entertaining.

RIP Heath Ledger, best Joker

He is a silent guardian, a watchful protector, a dark Knight. I don't there is a superhero movie with a better ending than this one.

2 The Avengers

The dark night is better but my brother made me vote for this. VOTE DARK NIGHT

What I found is a greatest reassemble of the Avengers and the first in a series to be the way for the pending "Infinity War". Surely, one of the greatest movie that Marvel has given to their fans in 2012. AVENGERS ASSEMBLE!

It was a great movie, the best of marvel. It's actors were great, and the cap/iron man feud kept you watching. It was not only great in terms of action, but the development of the characters was beautiful too.

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Should be at the top of the list in my opinion.
Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black widow

3 The Dark Knight Rises

This one has to be no.2 or number 1. I felt it was better than the dark knight because there was more batman story than villain doing crazy things and much more heroism and the oration in the end was epic. This has got more to do with Batman being forced by people to be Batman which ultimately proves that the people accepted him as a hero. So he technically defeated Jokers main objective of making batman a villain. Also, there is and interesting end and the climax was the best of the three films. Dark Knight cannot be better than this movie just because there was joker, I mean seriously.

This one should definitely be in the top 3... An epic conclusion to the most amazing trilogy ever...

It's plain awesome and the end when you find out the one detective is robin and batman survives the atomic bomb and I never guessed cat woman kills bane so if that's not awesome enough then you got to see it for your self

I don't understand why people say this is not a good movie!
This a perfect example of how you can mix emotions with action.

4 Spider-Man 2

You could take out all the action sequences and this would still be a fantastic drama. No other movie has ever captured the struggle of Spider-Man and Peter Parker like this one did. There is so much weight to everything, and yet even throughout it all, the movie still finds time to remind us of what the source material is with some funny comic book-like moments.

A great sequel based on an legendary storyline with a perfect mix of heart and action

Greatest superhero movie yet due to character build up, emotion moments and twists that are good and much better than the unforgiving 3rd movie

I always thought my nostalgia is why I loved this film so much, but after re-watching it for the first time in five or so years, it just made me love it even more. The great thing about this movie is that it is so different than what we have today (mainly because it was one of the first pioneers in the genre and could make it into whatever it wanted, CREATING the format rather than following it). It's just so different. It's the most personal superhero story we'll ever get in my opinion and has a certain heart and warmth to it.

5 Batman Begins

A superhero movie that is perfect in every single way: great story, great pacing, great writing, great acting, and interesting characters. Out of all the movies in the Dark Knight trilogy, this one is by far by favorite. - rapaddict97

The one where a man became a legend. It began what would be one of the greatest movie triology.

Batman begins is the most underrated superhero movie. Those who pick marvel movies to be better, just clearly live for the simple pleasures of action and pathetic storylines. All marvel movies have a political agenda. The Batman trilogies were more in depth. More symbolism, and what justice means. But people can't seem to appreciate action and stories complementing each other. Oh and Christian Bale is the best Batman, and even more complex then Kevin Conroy's and Michael Keaton's. The only marvel movie that stepped away from using pathetic political agendas was Doctor Strange.

Logan deserves its spot. Batman Begins can't even compare to that masterpiece. So no, Marvel doesn't have pathetic agendas. They can get pretty dark too. - MillieTrina_Prower

Best one ever. Fun, and amazing

6 Logan

Should be #2, only equaled by The Dark Knight. Logan is a beautiful, sombre, touching, brutal, dark and tragic film, one that truly redefines superhero movies. In fact, it bares little resemblance to most of the genre, and though there are plenty of gritty, thrilling action sequences scattered throughout, the film feels more like sombre, touching drama with bursts of explosive action in between. The dynamics between Logan, his daughter Laura and Charles are compelling and extremely well-defined, with a variety of touching character moments bolstered by a script with lots of emotional substance. The film also explores themes such as mortality, regret, death, fatherhood, responsibility, love and hope, which are uncommon in many superhero pictures. The cinematography is bleak, but beautiful nonetheless and highly well edited. The action sequences are extremely violent, but also well-handled so that they feel real. They are fluid, intense and very hard-hitting. The extreme blood and gore ...more

An epic conclusion to Jackman's 17 year run as the Wolverine. Couldn't have been any better. Charles thought he was killed by Logan which makes his death all the more tragic. And the ending... I will never forget the moment when Hugh Jackman closed his eyes. No film ever left a mark on me as significant as this one. It is not just mindless slashing and cutting - the R-rated violence actually makes sense and is an integral part of the film. One of the greatest pros of this film is the portrayal of Logan's relationship with Laura. If any film can knock Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Dark to the 2nd position, it's LOGAN. Goodbye Wolverine!

It wasn't the exact portrayal I wanted to see in bringing Wolverine from the comics to the big screen...but it was damn close. Would of loved to see a Weapon X movie faithfully loyal to the Barry Windsor Smith classic. That would of been a great start with this movie being the perfect end. Anyhow how can anyone not see this movie (wolverine fan or not) and not be touched? Its gritty realism, with a standout performance from Hugh Jackman (oscar worthy really) to the somber feel that accentuates Wolverine perfectly. It underlines really that Wolverine, despite all his will, heart and determination to do what is right that ultimately he is doomed by his very nature. Logan wasn't just a great superhero movie it was a great movie period.

Best marvel movie way better than avengers I mean avengers is great but too overrated

7 Guardians of the Galaxy

This film was so funny. The cast was great and I think the the best movie of 2014.

Although I'm not the biggest fan of super hero movie's this one's still one of my favourite movies

Very surprising to me and very fun to watch. Definitely watch this movie. - TheLastSiren

This may not be close to the comics at all but the acting and action is great. It's also really funny. It should be on the top 3.

8 Captain America: Civil War

Most dramatic movie after the dark knight truly best captain America action movie

The Best Pure Superhero Movie EVER!. This Movie has kicked DC fans right on their ASS!

I think the dark knight deserves 1st spot... But in my opinion this one is at least top 3, I'm not sure if I like this one or avengers more, but I believe this one should definitely be higher on this list, top 5 at the very least. This movie was great!

This is a pre-Endgame vote. Civil War isn't as deep as TDK but as a pure superhero movie this is tops! Definitely the funnest and funniest and has the best action sequence ever!

9 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

It has some of world's best hand to hand combat action scenes
best superheroe thriller movie chris evan looks great in this movie

Captain america is by far my favorite hero and the move is just pure awesomeness

Captain America: The winter Soldier is the second greatest superheroe movie behind only the dark knight, Great acting and great story

This movie had serious balls to step away from Marvel's usual "let's make it fun" thing. Great villain, great cast, great story. - TheLastSiren

10 Iron Man

Well, more realistic superhero than Batman, I think. He's not the one who'll get upset if the city bank is robbed, he won't run after the thief who snatched the purse(like spider man), but he will definitely save the world when needed the most. He won't get too sentimental while putting his life on line (remember the avengers). He doesn't fear that his superhero identity will cost the people closest to him(Just think of a Batman, always fearful of getting exposed). He creates trouble, he solves trouble. He will break his own morals if needed (not like batman, who let others die for his secret). And of course, coolest actor portraying the coolest character, he is simply the best.

Cocky, Badass, Super rich, Billionaire, Style, Class, GENIUS ETC... Tell me which movie had that? Closest movie to it would be The Dark Knight.

It’s the film to introduce new people into the superhero genre - Sa26

I love iron man because he is a billionaire, funny, and a genius.

The Contenders

11 Avengers: Infinity War

One of the most epic cliffhangers and it was like comic book pages brought to screen. A event of our generation.

Has world's best vfx action scenes and great villain
most epic fighting scenes chris Evan's looks in this movie

I enjoyed it. Scarlet Witch still sucks, but an overall good movie. Endgame was also somewhat enjoyable.

A villain protagonist, a lot of depth to the plot and some extremely heartfelt moments. An unprecedented cinematic experience.

12 Spider-Man

a superb adaptation of the web hero - MatrixGuy

It is no wonder the best superhero flic ever.
Should be at the top spot.

The coolest superhero, your friendly neibhour Spiderman, it is the best superhero movie and it felt so real, Spiderman is not only the best superhero movie but also my favourite superhero

When I went to New York on vacations I couldn't help but watching up to the high skyscrapers and buildings there and wait/wonder for spider man to appear. Such a close superhero, nothing compares to the friendly neighbor. Like..never. Pd: I was 21 back then. Yeah I guess even adults want him to exist. How can a hero be more epic?

13 Avengers: Endgame

Most epic and emotional comic book movie best conclusion of captain America and iron man chris Evan's looks great in this movie

While this movie does have some glaring problems, such as its plot holes and overall slow first act, it's still one of the best superhero movies I've ever seen. Aside from living up to the hype, it also offered a satisfying conclusion to a 22 movie franchise.

Quite possibly one of the greatest movies ever made. When you can also empathize with the villain, you know you've got a fantastic movie.

Best superhero movie of all time.

14 X-Men: Days of Future Past

I Just Watched this film, It will go into the top ten soon! Whilst it is not better than the Dark Knight. It is personally better that the others

X men days of future past was best x men to date the early movies are this was best one the character are good it can funny and dark in the story.

Just watched this. Very very good movie.

Mixed drama and action.. Very good movie

15 Batman

So old, but still good. I just don't get how Michael Keaton could be the good guy in this movie, but be the bad guy in Spider-Man Homecoming! - luckycayden

Tim Burton defined the approach of Batman. It is much closer to the comics than the Dark Knight trilogy and Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson are perfect as Batman and The Joker. This should be #1.

Because it's one of the most influential superhero films ever made, a classic, and a masterpiece.

Who said an old movie with almost no special effects can be good? I did

16 Deadpool

Although the content is rough, it is still a HILARIOUS movie. Ryan Reynolds is really funny - Dandeman7

My new favorite superhero movie. This breaks all the rules and doesn't have a dull moment in the entire movie plus it is hilarious and irreverent. Awesome.

The funniest superhero movie yet and the second best only behind The Dark Knight.

Not only is this the best superhero movie, I think it's one of, if not, THE best action movie out there

17 X2 - X Men United

Seriously? X2 is the best X-Men movie other than The Wolverine. It should be at least Top 10 and at no means under Daredevil.

Both Wolverine movies sucked.

18 Batman - Mask of the Phantasm

This Is Totally Kickass - BeatlesFan1964

19 The Avengers: Age of Ultron

I love the end credit"i will get them my self "

The best movie of 2015 and 1 of the best by marvels

The Avengers Strike Back! - Leoda1234

Black widow is super hot in this movie

20 The Incredibles

Endgame and black panther have a 97 also rt are shills for disney and pixar

You would think that a superhero movie to based on a comic book would be horrible, but the Incredibles is one of the very few that break the rule.

Has a 97 on Rotten Tomatoes, higher than any other superhero movie out there.

This is the second best Pixar movie after Toy Story. It should be on the top 10 despite the fact that the story hits a brick wall after Mr Incredible is freed.

21 Iron Man 3

I thought Iron Man 1 was better, but this is my second favorite Iron Man movie

So the best, the effort put into this film is amazing

This sucks. It is not bad but it shouldn't be in the top ten

Now this is what I call a good movie

22 X-Men: First Class

Why did I have to be the first person to post this one on here?! Lets at least get this one in the top 15!

This is the second best X-men movie after X-men: Days of Future/Past. It should be higher and Professor-X and The Beast are awesome in it.

This is one of the very best!

2nd best superhero film after batman begins

23 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

This deserves to be higher. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was such an amazing masterpiece.

It's amazing. Definitely deserves to be top 10 or 15.

A True Masterpiece!

So good

24 Spider-Man: Homecoming

This Spiderman is first one to have an actor to look the proper age of Spiderman and the first one to really take place in high school and a awesome villain

A funny movie with great action. It should be higher on the list but because this movie is new it has not gotten much votes. But I love this movie

I would say this is the best Spider-Man movie right next to Spider-Man 2 and it's a huge improvement from The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

This should be WAY higher. I mean, Spider-Man 2 WAS my favorite Spider-Man movie, but this took the cake! - Solarian

25 Superman

It is the first CBM. And the best Superman movie(I think Man of steel is a close second). Plus it has the legendary John Williams theme.

Christopher Reeves is the coolest Superman Ever! - westofohio

The grand daddy of them all, there would not have been a DARK KNIGHT movie without this one. It was up there with STAR WARS back in 1978 when it was released.

A disgrace that this film is so low on the list. The genre has been all downhill ever since this, though I liked Man of Steel fine enough. - truckturner

26 Thor Ragnarok

It is the best superhero movie of all time! Why is Dark Knight the 1st? Thor is the most powerful superhero

It's a really great movie - Dvafan2

How dare hella break thor's favorite toy - jackjack1

I seen almost all the superhero movies of marvels.. But thor ragnarok are best and also include lots of actions and comedy..
And hulk and thors fight are amazing mind blowing...
I can't explain..
I saw the movie first show first ticket 🎫...

27 Black Panther

What it got 97 percent rotten tomatoes best of all superheroes movies

Worst movie ever Sean

Amazing! I recommend this masterpiece to everyone! - Solarian

This movie was a perfect example of how a superhero movie should be..

28 X-Men

This is my favorite superhero franchise, but I think that the later movies were much better than the first one.

The actors were fantastic! - LadyLioness

This is a good movie I like it

The best super hero movie ever ps this is my opinion and this is a girl talking.

29 The Amazing Spider-Man

Get this off the list NOW! It has the worst villain out of any superhero movie - RyanSmith123014

A much more faithful adaptation of the comic book hero. While Tobey Maguire captured Peter's loneliness and social inadequacy, he failed to capture Spider-Man's enduring spirit through his wise-cracks. There wasn't enough attitude that is an integral part of Spider-Man's character and that's what Andrew Garfield captured. Plus the genius level intellect was much better explored in this film. A much more satisfying adaptation of Spider-Man.

I like the 2002 spiderman WAY better than this. Tobey Maguire does a better Peter Parker better than Andrew Garfield. - luckycayden

This movie sucks its nowhere near as good as the other superhero movies on this list this should get knocked down all the way to the depths of the list

30 Captain America: The First Avenger

The start of us loving Chris Evans as Captain America

Story of best superheroe

31 Watchmen

The Watchmen is basically if you took the realistic aspects of The Dark Knight and applied them to any of the super heroic action-based hero movies, making for a hyper-realistic depiction of what would really happen if heroes existed. It starts off with a group of what seems to be "America's League of Super Guardians" yet quickly transitions to the dark side of each character. You have Nite Owl, the self righteous hero who, though he always makes morally righteous decisions, never comes out on top. Miss Jupiter, the sex appeal of the team who is actually a pivotal character to the plot in the sense that she influences the actions of everyone. Dr. Manhattan, a god among men who chooses to isolate himself from mankind. The Comedian who doesn't care and is a rapist, murderer. Ozymandias, who thinks logically/statistically and has a a master plan. And Rorschach, a man with a black and white moral code in a world of grey situations. - JiggaMan

This adaptation of Alan Moore's all time classic deserves a top 10 spot. May not be a high grossing hit but it was one of those rare breed of movies made not for the money, but for the love of the serious stuff. Genre defining movie a must see! - antonsaikia

I've never seen this movie, but I've read the book. If it's anywhere NEAR as good as the book, I'm gonna have to see it when I'm a little older. - Solarian

I would rate this movie above the dark knight! It introduces charachters wonderfully, narration but Rorchach is amazing and gripping, story is a solid 10/10,best costume award goes to miss jupiter in tight latex :-p, action is solid

32 Iron Man 2

Rdj looks great in this movie black widow looks sexy in this movie

Great movie! Whiplash is so cool. And the Mark V suit is Tony's coolest suit! - luckycayden

33 Batman Returns

This was the best of the original batman movies! Also batman forever was pretty awesome.

This is the best Batman movie after the 1989 one, with a great, sympathetic villain and a bigger Tim Burton effect.

This was so much better than batman forever and batman and robin

Why is this below superhero movie? What is wrong with people?!?!

34 Kick-Ass

Kick-ass kicks the asses of all of these movies dude! I mean seriously! I think this should be at least #3. Also, Hulk was completely terrible! Jeez loo-eeze, this must be decided by Brits! Kick Ass rocks, Spiderman 3 and Hulk should be off the list, and not even on the contenders.

Who are you... I'm kick ass

Has anyone watch the original kickass with characters like big daddy, hit girl red mist seriously this should so what if he doesn't have super powers he could spider man's ass anytime anywhere. - Rvplove9

I think this is te best super hero movie, because is't so close to reality. They don't have superpowers, there is real consecuenses, unlike Batman who got stuff that dn't exicist, this movie got it all. My favourite superhero movies are

1. Kick Ass

2. The Dark Knight

3. Hancock

4. Kick Ass 2

35 Wonder Woman

First female led superhero movie. And it certainly is in the top 10 cbm( or maybe even top 5

This movie was great! Good concept, depth characters and I especially loved Gal Gadot's performance. SPOILER, it was such a shame that Steve died. The comics have him alive but the movies just gave way for more tragedy. Very compassionate. - MillieTrina_Prower

The greatest superhero film of all time

One of the Best movies in 2017

36 The Amazing Spider-Man 2

This movie sucks very little action

You have to be kidding me it's better than Spider Man 3 but it still sucks - NickWillems

Electrode is cool. Spider-Man, not so much! - luckycayden

Homecoming was awful, This was amazing. - rocketrider2065

37 Batman: Under the Red Hood

This is the best animated superhero movie ever! Amazing voice acting and great animation! The plot and dialogue are stupendous. This is my favorite superhero movie.

38 V For Vendetta

This movie is fantastic, the characters are rich in backstory, there are plenty of emotional moments in the film, and the horrifying actions of the lettermen are shown in glorious detail making you hate them with a passion.

39 Doctor Strange

This movie has a great ingredient such as a great CGI image and a interesting stories.

Man it's awesome, A new superhero with a fabulous origin story

A true masterpiece the best superhero in marvel history

Why is this 48? This should be number 1!.

40 Spider-Man: Far From Home

Amazing it should be top 10 easily maybe even top 5

Spider-Man: Far From Home should be #1! - sonictiger

Vera level mass movie

Haven’t seen it but I know it’s the best - DPH209

41 Unbreakable

Quentin Tarantino put this on his top 20 films released since 1992 and for good reason. Probably one of the most original superhero films out there.

Most underrated superhero movie ever

This has to be the most realistic superhero movie ever! Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson are amazing in this movie!

Yeah go m night shalyman

42 Robocop
43 Thor: The Dark World

This is a really great movie from beginning to end. I recommend this movie

44 The Crow
45 Big Hero 6

This a good movie I remember watching it twice first time I saw half, 2nd time I saw the hole movie - trains45

It's great to see Disney do a Superhero movie, something they really haven't tackled before in their own Animation studio. Sure it isn't a complete mystery but does it really have to be? Too many superhero movies try to be overly complicated and epic, but this one had a lot of heart and if I had to guess it will create a new generation of comic book fans that'll grow up and make the genre even better than it is now.

I love this movie! It's exciting, funny, cute, charming, and overall, really good! - LarkwingFlight

Why are so many mediocre movies ahead of this kick-butt movie? - Solarian

46 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Even better than the original.

Amazing movie I loved it

THIS IS GREAT

NUMBER 44?!?!? WHAT? GREATEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME IN 44 WITH LEGO MOVIES AND THAT CRAP?!?!?!?

47 Dredd

Dredd should be higher than #41 on the list

Top 5 material much better than silly willy dark knight

48 Ant-Man

Good movie with a bit of humour. Loved the Falcon cameo! Hopefully Ant-Man ties into the avengers story soon.

How is Suicide Squad ahead of this? - Solarian

49 Suicide Squad

Who put this here? It's not out yet!

It is horrific

Should definitely be in the top 20

Not exactly a superhero movie - Nirocart

50 Shazam

I LOVE how he looks so much like SUPERMAN!

GREAT MOVIE! - Brightar

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