Top 10 Redeeming Qualities of Otherwise Bad or Mediocre Superhero Movies

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The Top Ten

1 Basically gave Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Rocko's Modern Life and Animaniacs an exact blueprint for how not to execute their adult themes (and, thanks to its horrifically ugly animatronic Howard, how not to design their characters) - Howard The Duck (1986)
2 Laid the groundwork for the extremely overrated but still amazingly epic Infinity War - Avengers: Age of Ultron
3 The African theming of the film is amazingly top-notch, and Killmonger is also a far more realistic villain than most of the others previously seen in Marvel movies - Black Panther (2018)
4 General Zod is legitimately badass and threatening in it rather than just being the petty comic-relief buffoon that he was back in Superman II - Man of Steel
5 Gal Gadot's portrayal of Wonder Woman is quite possibly the hottest canonical incarnation of the character to ever exist - Wonder Woman (2017)

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6 Jim Carrey's performance as the Riddler is hands-down one of the most gloriously over-the-top and ridiculous things he's ever done - Batman Forever
7 The film is vastly shorter than its predecessors to compensate for how unbearably bad of a movie it is (cough, unlike Batman & Robin for example, cough) - Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
8 The film just so happens to be the subject of one of the funniest Nostalgia Critic reviews ever made and also features one of the most hilariously god-awful mis-usages of an all-star acting cast to ever exist - Batman & Robin
9 The CGI effects for the Transformers themselves are exceptionally detailed and realistic - Michael Bay's Transformers
10 El Diablo and Black Deadshot are both incredibly cool characters, racist gangster stereotypes aside - Suicide Squad

The Contenders

11 El Diablo Transforming Himself Into a Flaming Aztec Sun God During the Final Battle Sequence - Suicide Squad
12 Its original director's cut is actually surprisingly good and perhaps one of the better marvel films - Daredevil
13 It was the real first black superhero film to make it big, two entire decades before black panther - Blade (1998)
14 Harley Quinn is crazily hot in it - Suicide Squad
15 Still features the classic John Williams musical score - Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
16 Arnold Schwarzenegger's Mr. Freeze suit looks absolutely awesome - Batman & Robin
17 Tetris theme cameo - Kick-Ass 2
18 Warehouse scene - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
19 Will Smith is in It - Suicide Squad
20 To an extent, the film does somewhat retain the colorful, campy charm of Adam West Batman - Batman & Robin
21 Elastigirl, Frozone and Jack-Jack now have way more screen time than they did before - Incredibles 2
22 At least one of its promotional posters makes Wade look like Ralph The Movie Maker - Ready Player One
23 The Swamp Thing costume is shockingly impressive for the time at which the film came out - Swamp Thing
24 Has Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Born On The Bayou" as its theme song, for both the intro and the credits as well - Return of Swamp Thing
25 The "Stanley Kubrick's The Shining" sequence when compared to the rest of the movie - Ready Player One
26 Arnold Schwarzenegger's performance as Mr. Freeze is hilariously god-awful to say the least - Batman & Robin
27 Still features the classic John Williams musical score - Superman III
28 Its Soundtrack Album - Suicide Squad
29 It's the First Actually Decent Super-Heroine Movie - Wonder Woman (2017)
30 Uma Thurman Was Extremely Hot as Poison Ivy - Batman & Robin
31 Loki is Still in It - Thor: The Dark World
32 Its 1990 Counterpart Makes It Look Like a Masterpiece by Comparison - Captain America: The First Avenger
33 It Began the Marvel Renaissance of the Late 1990s and 2000s - Blade (1998)
34 It is the Subject of One of the Best Search for the Worst Episodes to Date - The Amazing Bulk
35 Showed Its Marvel Cinematic Universe Remake Exactly What Not to Do - Captain America (1990)
36 The Home-Console Video Game Based Off of It is Actually Surprisingly Solid - X-Men Origins: Wolverine
37 Tom Hardy's Bane is Second-To-None - The Dark Knight Rises
38 Gus Gorman is Adorable - Superman III
39 Ralph the Movie Maker's Review of It - Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
40 Its Incarnation of Thanos is Probably the Single Greatest Superhero Movie Villain Since the Dark Knight Joker - Avengers: Infinity War
41 Ralph the Movie Maker's and I Hate Everything's Reviews of It - Suicide Squad
42 The Birth of Sandman - Spiderman 3

Now this should be number one - Kuro

43 The Better Half of Its Special Effects are Simply Jaw-Dropping - Avengers: Infinity War
44 Still Features the Classic John Williams Superman Theme Song - Superman Returns
45 Tries So Embarrassingly Hard to Take Itself Seriously that It's Actually Hilarious - Venom (2018)
46 Its Final Battle Sequence Between Superman and General Zod is All Kinds of Epic - Man of Steel
47 The Character "Mother Russia" - Kick-Ass 2
48 Hugh Jackman is the Wolverine - X-Men
49 Mark Ruffalo is the best Hulk - The Avengers
50 Black Widow is the only cinematic Marvel character with the best butt - Iron Man 2
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1. Basically gave Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Rocko's Modern Life and Animaniacs an exact blueprint for how not to execute their adult themes (and, thanks to its horrifically ugly animatronic Howard, how not to design their characters) - Howard The Duck (1986)
2. Laid the groundwork for the extremely overrated but still amazingly epic Infinity War - Avengers: Age of Ultron
3. The African theming of the film is amazingly top-notch, and Killmonger is also a far more realistic villain than most of the others previously seen in Marvel movies - Black Panther (2018)
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