Best Superhero Movie Themes

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With the popularity of superhero movies reaching an all-time high its no wonder they're getting the best in business to create these brilliant scores! These main themes are the best of the best! Note: For themes that apply to multiple entries please list only the first movie that uses it.

The Top Ten

1 Batman (1989) - Danny Elfman
2 Superman (1978) - John Williams

John Williams is the most amazing musical genius ever!

Everyone knows what it is, when the first note heats.

3 Spider-Man (2002) - Danny Elfman
4 The Avengers (2012) - Alan Silverstri

This is the best theme ever! My personal favorite. It brings chills to your spine, whether you're a DC or a Marvel fan or both, there's still nothing else that says, 'saving the world and being a superhero' quite like this one.

A perfect superhero theme! It fills with you energy! - PVV11

5 X2: X-Men United (2003) - John Ottman
6 Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) - Alan Silvestri

This theme is inspiring. - TheFourthWorld

7 The Dark Knight (2008) - Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard
8 Iron Man 3 (2013) - Brian Tyler
9 Batman Forever (1995) - Elliot Goldenthal
10 Man of Steel (2013) - Hans Zimmer

The Contenders

11 Batman Begins (2005) - James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer

I think this one it's the most remarkable, because you automatically you know it's batman.

12 Iron Man (2008) - Ramin Djawadi
13 Doctor Strange (2016) - Michael Giacchino
14 Daredevil (2003) - Graeme Revell
15 X Men: First Class (2011) - Henry Jackman

The Magneto theme is so epic and awesome! - 17nobrien

16 X-Men Days of Future Past (2014) - John Ottman
17 The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - Hans Zimmer
18 Thor: The Dark World (2013) - Brian Tyler
19 Iron Man 2 (2010) - John Debney
20 Batman Returns (1992) - Danny Elfman
21 Fantastic Four (2005) - John Ottman
22 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) - Hans Zimmer and The Magnificent Six
23 Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) - Brian Tyler & Danny Elfman
24 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)- Hans Zimmer

The movie wasn't all that great but it surely did a great job of giving the best superhero ever, Spider-Man, a fitting, and awesome score.

25 Wonder Woman (2017) - Rupert Gregson-Williams
26 Spider-man (2004) - Michael Buble
27 Ant-Man (2015) - Christophe Beck
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Top Remixes

1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) - Alan Silvestri
2. The Avengers (2012) - Alan Silverstri
3. Ant-Man (2015) - Christophe Beck
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1. Batman (1989) - Danny Elfman
2. Superman (1978) - John Williams
3. Spider-Man (2002) - Danny Elfman
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