Top Ten Comic Book Movies

There have been plenty of great comic book movies but which one will take the cake as #1.

The Top Ten

1 The Dark Knight

This is so far the best comic book movie. It shows the rest of the world why us fanboys love the characters we read about so much. It's more than just guys in suits fighting each other. It's high drama with character driven plots.

This shouldn't even be a competition. The dark knight is one of the best movies of all time. The acting, the plot, the atmosphere, everything is exceptional.

Everything this movie did has been copied by virtually all later comic boon movies, with the overrated Avengers the biggest culprit, copying the whole "villain gets captured on purpose to have dialogue and control the good guys" section. This movie rewrote the rules.

Best comic book movie, and one of my all time favorites!

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2 The Avengers

What? Number 23! Are you kidding me! Although I don't think this is a better movie than the Dark Knight it was a boatload more fun! Dark Knight trilogy was more serious but this one was way more fun. Easily the best comic book movie and movie of ALL time.

I would not consider this movie to be better than The Dark Knight but it is so entertaining and still maintains the spirit of the Comic books.

Such a bad movie. Filled with corny humour. Filled with lame jokes and plot holes. The more I watch this film, the worse I feel about it.

Best film of marvel and the man who gave the third comment is foolish

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3 Guardians of the Galaxy

How on Terra is this number nineteen!?

I voted Avengers but would change my vote to this if I took the time to scroll down.

best movie

Meh I've seen better

4 Spiderman

We had to wait decades but finally it came along and blew us away. Good casting at the time, brilliant effects and a storyline not to different to alienate a true fan. Its pedigree can't be disputed and it just comes across so well that you forget its a super hero movie. Should be number 1

This movie was AWESOME. It isn't as good compared to the amazing spider man but I still think it was a great movie. If you've never watched this movie than you should give it a try. It may surprise you.

Simply awesome, Toby Maguire was perfect, much better than The Amazing Spider-Man...

Yes my all time favorite movie

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5 Batman

The best superhero movie of all time. Michael Keaton's performance as batman is SPECTACULAR. - LightningRider

Are the Nostalgia Critic and I the only ones who prefer this over The Dark Knight?

6 The Dark Knight Rises

Terrible movie. I have never seen a movie with so many plot holes. Not to mention the lack of Batman and boring as snot.

Truly interesting story with many amazing plot twists PLUS Bane and Talia Al Ghul!

The Dark Knight should be #1 but this trash shouldn't even be ranked!


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7 Spider Man 2

Not sure why the 2002 'Spider-Man' movie is listed above this one, since I remember virtually everyone saying how they felt that this movie bettered its predecessor in mostly every way. This one is probably my favourite superhero movie, still, even after 12 years. - BKAllmighty

This movie is FREAKY! A few years ago my dad took me to see it, and then just as it started I said "I don't wanna do this anymore"!

My dad and I love this movie to death!

A sequel that surpasses the original. Well done, Mr. Raimi.

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8 Batman Begins

I just clicked here so you can see my post
1.The Dark Knight
2.The Avengers
3.Captain America Civil War
4.Guardians Of The Galaxy
5.Captain America The Winter Soldier

9 Watchmen

Fantastic alternate superhero film with a dark storyline

Definitely an underrated film and glad that's in the top ten - idontknow

I am a huge watchmen fan. I would describe how amazing this movie is, but I will end up typing the entire story - Jonerman

I can’t wait for the HBO show

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10 Iron Man

Such a boring movie.

The Newcomers

? The Incredibles

The Contenders

11 Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Seriously! This has got to be Marvel's answer to Dark Knight. The cast is great, action sequences are beyond Dark Knight's and the plot is far better than Spiderman's. Sure the writing may be a little awkward if think about it long enough(nitpicking) but this movie deserves the top spot

This should be higher up.

Really great performances by Evans and johannsen, great action, great story, all around pretty great movie

Why is this masterpiece so low on the list
Definitively one of the best, if not, the best Marvel movie to date

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12 X-Men
13 Logan Logan

Beautiful, just so beautiful should be number 2 because nothing is going to beat the dark knight.

Arguably the best comic book movie of all time tied with the dark knight

My list merged with this one and in mine it was number 2 - Ltune356


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14 X2 - X-Men United

Incredible movie in every way.

Though I voted for DOFP, this is in fact the best ever X-Movie, maybe the best comic book movie ever. - KnutHudson

15 The Amazing Spider-Man
16 Superman
17 Batman Returns

I like this movie because they show you how catwoman became who she is now. It also has a messed up villain in the movie. A Funny and serious movie

18 Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

this movie was surprisingly more kick-ass, then the movie titled kick ass - beasthound

The visuals in this movie is so good

19 Sin City

Dark, Brooding and Jessica Alba makes it a whole lot better. - LightningRider

20 X-Men: Days of Future Past

This one is probably this far down on the list on account of it coming out fairly recently, got my vote to hopefully push it up a few spots (at least past Barb Wire laugh out loud) - KnutHudson

This is by far the best X-Men film, while it's in my top 3, at least it deserves to be in the top ten - idontknow

Holy Bajeesus. Everything you need in not just a comic movie, but a movie in general. Absolute masterpiece.

21 X-Men: First Class

Vivid, heartbreaking and leaves you asking questions.

Drama + Romance + Sci-Fi + Action = AAAWWESSSOME!

22 Kick-Ass

How is this not even in the top five, intense, superbly acted, hysterical, exhilariting, seriously people! Bring on Kick-Ass 2!

23 The Incredible Hulk

My nest superhero

24 Batman: Mask of Phantasm

Best Superhero movie of all time! This makes the Dark Knight look like children's programing!

25 Deadpool

This is crap. Deadpool is easily in the top 10 adaptions of all time.

What? ? Why not higher people

Ok so I get it just came out but how is Deadpool below X-men and Spiderman 2. Personally this movie deserves to be much higher on the list. It was one of the first super-hero movies made for the fans not the box-office. Do you know how much more money they would have made if they made it pg-13 but they stuck it to the fans.


26 The Mask

It manages to balance dark with comedy juuuuuuuust right. - LightningRider

It doesn't have any blood or gore though. The original comic was very gory.

Entertaining, well-acted, good CG for a movie in 1994 with only an 18 million USD budget. to put that into perspective, Jurassic park had a budget of more than 3 times as much, at 63 million USD.

I think they nicely covered up the CGI by casting Jim Carey, who's basically a living cartoon and born to play the part. I don't get why they chose to return to the same character in the sequel when the whole concept established in the comics is that the mask moves from person to person. - PewPewAssassin

27 300

Gory, Action-Packed and overall awesome. - LightningRider

28 Spider-Man (2002)
29 Batman & Robin
30 Batman Forever
31 Dick Tracy
32 Hellboy
33 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
34 Blade

So good but it is quite clearly overlooked

35 Captain America: Civil War Captain America: Civil War

This is the best movie ever. Two hero teams fighting against each othwr. Great story and SPIDERMANS HOME

36 Wonder Woman
37 Ant-Man
38 Iron Man 3
39 Avengers: Age of Ultron

Great movie, the dark theme and story of The Dark Knight combined with the action, visual spectacle, dialogue and awesomeness of The Avengers, definitely deserves the top spot - Leoda1234

40 Hulk

My best superhero

41 Kingsman: The Secret Service
42 Fantastic Four
43 The Crow
44 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
45 Son of the Mask
46 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teanage mutant ninja turtles! Turtles in a half shell ninja power!
Love ninjas and pizza and turtles

47 The Shadow
48 The Punisher

Awesome movie with some of the sickest stunts ever performed. - LightningRider

49 Elektra

Most under rated comic hanging in with the big boys. The right tools make an differents. In an male orentated world it great to see that women aren't alway playing the helpless flavor of the month.

50 Spider-Man: Homecoming
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