Top Ten Marvel Superhero Movies

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

The Top Ten

1 The 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

It just awesome

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2 Iron 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.

So cool to see Tony build the suits

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3 Guardians 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

This should be #1. Besides the Avengers movies, there are multiple main characters who all have amazing chemistry with everyone. There is lots of humor but emotionally chargers scenes as well. This story is so good, I actually believe the sequel is even better. The characters are so lovable, even the villains. The soundtrack is the best as well!

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4 Captain 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!

I love this movie. It's my favorite movie period. Civil War is a very close second but I had to choose this one. It has so much to it. First it has the hottest guy ever Captain America. Second it has other great heroes like Black Widow and Nick Fury. It even introduces a new hero Falcon. Third it has so much action in it more than most Marvel movies. Fourth it brings back Bucky Captain Americas old friend but as a villain. It was so surprising and unexpected till the very end. I would never thought of Bucky saving Captain America at the end. I thought CA was going to die and I started crying in the theaters! Its just so amazing and I love it. It's the first Marvel Movie I'll show my kids but they'll probably have to see the First Avenger first to understand. On your left!

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.

Fantastic overall film. The fights are smaller but feel so much more real because of it.

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5 Spider-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

Best forever

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6 Captain America: Civil War

This movie was excellent. If you guys haven't seen it you should. Go to the theater or if you can't wait till it comes out on DVD and make sure you put it on hold at the library early. I waited since January to see it. It's my second favorite movie of all time. Winter Soldier is my favorite bit this is a really really close second. It's so epic and amazing. I won't tell you any spoiler alerts but I'll tell you this. It's so much better than I expected and I expected it to be awesome. After the theater when I saw it I was dancing and was so happy. It made me that happy. I've been smiling so much this week thanks to Captain America. He rules and Iron Man is trash. Oh by the way there are 2 end credit scenes. One at the first mini credits and one at the very end of the real actual credits in case you missed them or is going to see it. It's so amazing I would recommend it to your friends or family.

This definitely deserved to be added. And I am very happy to see that it's in the top ten. What a fantastic pleasure it was watching this movie. - BKAllmighty

Best Marvel Movie to date! No errors to explain this movie. I hope it gets higher in the list

No joke, this is my favorite movie

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7 X2: 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

It's still the best X-Men movie (in my opinion) and was (for nine years afterwards) the biggest-scale superhero team-up movie ever made. It's hugely entertaining, too. - BKAllmighty

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

Wolverine was amazing. I like wolverine fighting with lady deathstrike in this movie

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8 X-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 movie was super great because it really built up suspense, especially when you saw the futuristic parts it was so scary because I really didn't know if Wolverine would succeed or not and that is the mark of a good plot, whether movie of book

For me it is the best marvel movie
Reasons: 1 Great story
2 awesome scenes Magneto speech and quick silver slomotion scene
3 great characters Magneto, wolverine, Charles

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9 Spider-Man

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

Why this is better than the amazing series, he learns a lesson about responsibility and not killing, the death scene was actually sad, showed the struggle in his life, has better movie tie in games, better more epic intro music, and more I can name.

The Movie I Live By

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10 Deadpool

My mom said I can't watch it because it's rated R but Deadpool is still awesome.

I love that a movie that hasn't even been made is higher than actual movies. I love you, internet.

THIS should be in the number one spot even though it's an antihero film, but it's a great time, it's true to the character, the source material, the zany nature, and it's got nonstop action, tons of blood n gore, and ridiculous humor, it's marvel's version of crank basically, and it even pokes fun at all the other marvel movies and gives them the middle finger too lol

My best hero

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The Newcomers

? Thor: Ragnarok

Awesome super india loves thor

This is the best superhero movie ever...

Definitely in the top five

Best marvel movie ever

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? Spider-Man: Homecoming

It was good! Tom Holland nails the role of Spiderman again and the film is very hilarious!

It may seem hard to make a super human with insane powers relate-able, but spiderman in this movie does that and more with a great plot and story line.

Best Spider man movie that finally gets the character right. Also, the relationship between Tony and Peter is so pure!


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The Contenders

11 X-Men: First Class

This is, without a doubt, my favorite X-Men movie. For one, the characters are absolutely 3-dimensional & fun to watch, showing even little-known mutants that deserved a spotlight. Second, the fights & special effects were purely awesome. Not to mention, it proved they could have a good X-Men film without piggybacking on Wolverine by only giving him a small cameo halfway through. My one complaint is that they killed off one of my favorite recruits after 10 minutes of screen-time. Otherwise, it's practically perfect. Well done, Sony. Now if only the Fantastic Four movies were this good...

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.

I love this movie, so much! It has an awesome all star cast! James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and Kevin Bacon!

Age foul ultorm should be better

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12 Captain 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!

Why do so many people say that The Winter Soldier is better, this is the movie it's the perfect combination of an action, war, and superhero movie, and The Winter Soldier has too much talking, but This movie is packed with action!

Great movie

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13 Avengers: 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 film is amazing. It is so much better than the Dreamworks movie Home, Home sucks. This film Age of Ultron is one of the best Marvel movies of all time. This is one of the best films of 2015, too.

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14 Logan

Top five Comic Book movies of all time. Best x-men movie. The redeemer of the terrible wolverine trilogy. The precursor to in-depth characters, dark, rated r, super hero movies...

One of the only movies to ever make me cry. This film tells a story no other Marvel movie would dare to tell. Not just a perfect superhero movie, but a perfect movie in general. Do yourselves a favour and watch this if you haven't. And if you already have, watch it again. It's that damn good.

I've seen it twice in theatres now and it is easily the best Marvel movie and would definitely go somewhere in my top 3 favorite superhero movies

Best Patrick Stewart performance, before he ruining his career by starring in The Emoji Movie...

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15 Iron 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.

An underrated film, in all honesty. There's a great story here and the twists in the story should have been applauded when, instead, they were condemned. Why? Because "tons" of fans wanted the real Mandarin. If I recall, barely anyone (outside of comic readers - who are few in number compared to the mass media audience) knew who Iron Man even was before the first movie in 2008. It's not like how 'Spider-Man 3' ruined Venom. Seriously, people. Appreciate the movie for what it tried to be; original. - BKAllmighty

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

This movie is my favorite compared to all the other Iron Man movies. Pepper wasn't an annoying Mary Sue in this one, and she had great character development. Tony finally learned to balance himself.

I adored the Mandarin. He was one of those smartass types of villains. He was ruthless as hell but that's what made him so good. - MillieTrina_Prower

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16 The 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

I am Spider-Man in every comment I wrote this I have xbox 360 amazing Spider-Man 1 and 2 but there is no black suit classic I can't find it I am using my moms phone but I am there son I like Spider-Man so much I want to him

This is my all time favourite marvel movie

Didn't expect it to be amazing but I was impressed, and apparently a lot of people prefer Spider-Man 3

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17 Thor

The reason this movie doesn't get the love it deserves is because it wasn't hyped up. Nobody really gave any care about Thor. However, the acting is amazing, the fighting is decent, the romance... subpar, but the visuals are STUNNING. It is actually DIZZYING how well it was made... and, like I mentioned, the acting was touching and relatable.

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.

It's the best bit not so much loved. Why? Well, it wasn't promoted like others and also, people do not know how important and might Thor really is Marvel Universe. If they knew, it's not be a surprise if Thor was on No. 1!


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18 The 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 was the

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19 Ant-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

Ant-man is so much better than the incredible hulk.The incredible hulk SUCKS - Triceratops

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20 Thor: 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

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

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

Loki was the only thing good in this movie

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