Top 10 Superhero Movie Actors Who Perfectly Fit Their Character

This list is compiled of actors who were perfectly casted for a superhero role (not necessarily those who did the best job) who rendered it impossible to imagine the character portrayed by anyone else. Basically, when actor met character perfectly.

The Top Ten

1 Robert Downey Jr.- Tony Stark Robert Downey Jr.- Tony Stark Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

The only one who could play it

2 Hugh Jackman - Wolverine Hugh Jackman - Wolverine Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, producer and musician . Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters .
3 Ryan Reynolds - Deadpool Ryan Reynolds - Deadpool Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor and producer. He portrayed Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside, as well as Marvel Comics characters Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity, Wade Wilson / Weapon XI in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, more.

I don't think there was ever anyone else for this role. - BKAllmighty

4 Heath Ledger - Joker Heath Ledger - Joker Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career.

Heat ledger must be under top 3. If someone wants a reason for this then watch "The Dark Knight"

Joker was a villain.. but whatever, he was good

5 Andrew Garfield - Peter Parker Andrew Garfield - Peter Parker Andrew Russell Garfield is a British-American actor. Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Epsom, Surrey, Garfield began his career on the UK stage and in television productions.

I don't think he was a good Peter Parker. He was a good Spider-Man, but his Peter was too confident, too socially adjusted, too prone to stuttering, and too emotionless for half of his scenes. He was a very unconvincing Peter Parker, in general, and without getting Peter, at his core, right on film, you've not done the character right (no matter how quippy his Spider-Man alter ego is). - BKAllmighty

6 Christian Bale - Bruce Wayne Christian Bale - Bruce Wayne Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.
7 Chris Evans - Captain America Chris Evans - Captain America Christopher Robert Evans is an American actor. Evans is best known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four.

Very underrated

Underrated compared to RDJ and one of the best in the Marvel universe - Lucasw14

8 Chris Hemsworth - Thor Chris Hemsworth - Thor Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Kim Hyde in the Australian TV series Home and Away and as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor, The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Thor: Ragnarok.

Oh come on he fits his role perfectly and is the mighty God of Thunder. He is so underrated. He acts better than Ryan Reynolds.

Underrated compared to RDJ and one of the best in the Marvel universe - Lucasw14

9 Tom Hiddleston - Loki Tom Hiddleston - Loki Thomas William Hiddleston is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Thor, The Avengers, and Thor: The Dark World.
10 Jack Nicholson - Joker Jack Nicholson - Joker John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker, who has performed for over 60 years. Nicholson is known for playing a wide range of starring or supporting roles, including satirical comedy, romance and dark portrayals of antiheroes and psychopathic characters. In many more.

The Contenders

11 Henry Cavill - Superman Henry Cavill - Superman
12 Tobey Maguire - Peter Parker Tobey Maguire - Peter Parker Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire is an American actor and film producer who gained recognition for his film roles in Pleasantville, The Cider House Rules, Wonder Boys, Spider-Man, Seabiscuit, Spider-Man 2, The Good German, Spider-Man 3, Brothers, and The Great Gatsby. He was nominated for the Screen Actors more.
13 Benedict Cumberbatch - Doctor Strange Benedict Cumberbatch - Doctor Strange Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio.
14 Christopher Reeve - Superman Christopher Reeve - Superman
15 Scarlett Johansson - Black Widow Scarlett Johansson - Black Widow Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North. more.
16 Chris Pratt - Star Lord Chris Pratt - Star Lord Christopher Michael "Chris" Pratt is an American actor. He came to prominence from his television roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood and Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.

Yes... enough said - Revrad

17 Tom Hardy - Bane
18 Ben Affleck - Batman Ben Affleck - Batman Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
19 Paul Rudd - Ant Man Paul Rudd - Ant Man Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He studied theatre at the University of Kansas and the British American Drama Academy, before making his acting debut in 1992 with NBC's drama series Sisters. He is known for his starring roles in the films more.
20 Tom Holland - Spider-Man Tom Holland - Spider-Man Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics existing in its shared universe. The character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko, and first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the more.
21 Gal Gadot - Wonder Woman Gal Gadot - Wonder Woman
22 Adam West - Batman Adam West - Batman William West Anderson, known professionally as Adam West, was an American actor known primarily for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same name and its 1966 theatrical feature film.
23 Jason Momoa - Aquaman
24 Zoe Saldana - Gamora Zoe Saldana - Gamora
25 Elizabeth Olsen - Scarlet Witch Elizabeth Olsen - Scarlet Witch
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1. Hugh Jackman - Wolverine
2. Robert Downey Jr.- Tony Stark
3. Heath Ledger - Joker
1. Tom Hiddleston - Loki
2. Robert Downey Jr.- Tony Stark
3. Chris Hemsworth - Thor
1. Robert Downey Jr.- Tony Stark
2. Hugh Jackman - Wolverine
3. Chris Hemsworth - Thor

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