Worst Superhero Movies

The Top Ten

1 Batman & Robin

As Mr. Freeze would say, it's so bad that it's FROZEN in place at #1. - Ashes

You know what's interesting? We can blame both of the Schumacher movies on the box office failure of Batman Returns, if Batman Returns was a box office hit and people responded positively to it, the studio would never have kicked Tim Burton off the franchise and Schumacher would never have been brought on board, so yeah, the failure of Batman Returns is the main cause of this disaster

So annoying and boring. Not epic at all batman had a terrible voice and mr freeze was just pure annoying

Batman and Robin looks weird with nipples on their suit.

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2 Catwoman

Catwoman should be number 1 - SimeOh

Horrible - Croy987

The only good thing about this movie is Halle Berry's razzie speech.

How to make a terrible superhero movie: Take a step forward by making a female-led superhero movie, then take eight steps back by having her do battle against MOISTURIZER. I mean, this movie doesn't even honor its source material. Catwoman's name isn't even Selina Kyle! I hope they someday make a good Catwoman movie that actually has to do with its source material.

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3 Fantastic Four (2015)

Definitely not top 5 - SimeOh

Fant4stic is just AWFUL. I'd watch Batman & Robin ANY DAY over this - RyanSmith123014

At least Batman & Robin is so bad that it's entertaining. This is just an uninspired CGI flick that is literally nothing like its source material. - Solarian

The story when it said 1 year later everything went down like garbage down from there - Dvafan2

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4 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

The effects were awful and nuclear man was a stupid villain and everything about him makes no sense

Those flying sequences were amazing.

Yes, that was sarcasm. - Ashes

What a horrible movie, I loved the first 2 superman movies, but then the 3rd one came out and I said "please don't tell me you're going this route" and then this steaming pile of crap came out, it's so cheap that they use the same shot of superman flying for every flying scene, also, nuclear man? Really? What kind of dumbass villain is that?

Remember when you were watching your favorite Superman movie and you heard about this, watched it and was disgusted at the awful quality? Yeah, me too.

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5 Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Way too over hyped and tries too hard to be a good movie. At least most of the other movies high up in this list knew they were bad movies in the first place and don't try to hide that fact. Add in the fact that this was to be a starting point for the DCU, it created a complete disaster for subsequent films to try and fix.

This really shouldn't be on the list. It was good, it wasn't bad, but it's definitely not top 10 worst list worthy - SimeOh

Seriously. The movie probably would have been good if it wasn't so ' dark.

It could have been amazing. And it was terrible. A disappointment to say the least.

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6 Elektra

Hey look! The spinoff nobody asked for! - Solarian

It's not that bad, definitely better than fantastic four (2015).

Gotta admit, that kiss scene was hot! - Daviddv0601

This movie is terrible it should be 1 but they have Fantastic Four which is a terrific movie up there. It is just stupid

7 Green Lantern

It's bad but not top 10 worthy - SimeOh

This is worse than Howard the duck you gotta be kidding me - Dvafan2

This movie was eh - Dvafan2

Nah this movie wasn't as bad as everyone says.

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8 Howard the Duck

Should be way higher - SimeOh

Wait this isn't no one this is one of the worst movies they could not make a hulk or iron man movie no it had to be one of marvels worst Howard the duck leave this in the 80s this is worse than batman and robin see this and batman and robin this movie is way worse just everything went wrong in Howard the duck - Dvafan2

This was made the same people who made star wars. why did they make this we will never know

It was the wrong time to make this movie, considering it relies heavily on special effect, now with the success of all their other movies, if done right, I think Marvel could make a good movie out of this character, or at least make him a side character, his design in GOTG was great. And even if he only said 3 lines they sounded like they were something iron man would say. But if they're gonna make a movie about him, make it about him fighting against his villain not just living a normal life in the human world, cause we don't wanna rehash this crappy movie again, seriously, the 80's was a crappy time for movies based on cartoons, ex. Masters of the universe, and for comic book movies, ex. This movie

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9 Steel

Ok this was horrible it should be at least number 3 - SimeOh

This is an example of DC having a character who's a major ripoff of a marvel character, seriously this guy ripped off iron man in every way, and he even rips off robocop, it's so weird how the majority of the worst comic book movies ever are DC movies. Catwoman, Batman and Robin, Superman returns, Batman forever, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman, Batman Begins, Batman Returns, and Steel, Marvel had a few bad ones but there were only 4 of them. Elektra, Daredevil, Howard the Duck and Ghost Rider Spirit Of Vengeance. That's all. And I'm so sick of the way they make black people talk, newflash movie studios, just because someone is black doesn't mean they talk like rappers, plus it takes like 30 minutes before he becomes the superhero, also this is the most pathetic superhero on the face of the earth, he can't run after a car, he gets beat up multiple times in the movie, he has a hard time climbing a ladder, he has no idea how to use his weapons and he doesn't know how to ...more

I'm not defending Steel by the way, I hate it as much as everybody else does. - HarryPotter12

The steel from the comics is not pathetic but the one from the movie is pathetic

DC has officially shown us the most pathetic superhero on the face of the earth

Then you've clearly never heard of Arm fall off boy who is a real superhero - Jordan01

10 Suicide Squad

Sorry but I loved this movie and it's my favorite DCEU film - SimeOh

But they aren't superHEROES. - Ashes

Ugh, it was super dirty and it ruined childish super villains. - DijaUnicorn

If you think that critics are giving the movie bad reviews because they're Marvel fanboys, then you have no understanding of the word criticism. It's a bit ironic to be so sore about the critics being sore, isn't it?

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The Contenders

11 Daredevil

Best marvel movie

Ben affleck always has to ruin everything - Dvafan2

It's just so generic

I thought it was pretty good

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12 Ghost Rider (2007)

No its sequel was bad - Dvafan2

What person looked at Johnny blaze and thought "Nicholas cage is the man for THIS role" - Jackamalio

I don't think this one was bad at all, the sequel was a lot worse and should be higher on this list

The only thing that prevents the Ghost Rider films from entering my worst comic book movie list is Nicolas Cage's overracting which is always fun to watch.

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13 The Amazing Spider-Man 2

This was okay. Not amazing, but deserves more respect than it gets. Quite underrated in my opinion. - Solarian

I think this movie was alright, but the only thing I hated about it was Electro's death. He had POTENTIAL to be a reformed villain, yet the writers just killed him off the storyboard. He just wanted to be respected. And his death wasn't even done in a good way. He just died, a few seconds of him laying on the ground and that was it. I'm disappointed. - MillieTrina_Prower

This was noticeably just made for money and sequels, they marketed Rhino, even though he's in this movie around five minutes, tried to rush the Green Goblin and had God awful CGI to Electronic, Slams that together with no real motives at all and bad directing and you'll get this piece of crazy movie.

I don't know anyone who wasn't totally disappointed with this film. One of my best friends, who thought the 2012 film was the best of the series, absolutely hated it. I know the negotiations are just in the early stages but I seriously hope Sony gives Spider-Man back to Marvel. - BKAllmighty

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14 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

This is the epitome of sequels that should never have been greenlit. This movie just shouldn't exist. - Solarian

It would Have at least been an ok movie if it wasn't for that annoying editing, like who thought that was a good idea, the most used one is for no reason the film speeds up for 2 second, but the worst was when he gets shot by a rocket and that causes him to float in the air and spin around, what were they thinking? And ghost rider is barely in this movie, in the first movie he was in it a lot, but in this movie he gets his powers taken away, why? We want to see ghost rider, this is one of the worst comic book movies of all time

Did Marvel and Cage just get drunk 1 day and decide to make this movie?

Ghost rider was actually ok. This atrocity, however, is a dark mark on marvel.

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15 Hulk

I HATE THIS MOVIE! First off, the cgi, is HORRIBLE, hulk looks more confused than angry, 2nd off, why does hulk sound like someone smacking on their food and makng noises, 3rd, HULK BARELY DOES ANYTHING! Seriously all he does is either stand there or destroy stuff for no reason, 4th, what is up with the acting, 5th, why does hulk look like Shrek? 6th, the music is ANNOYING. 6th, barely has a villain, and OBVIOUSLY they know nothing about the hulk comics because if they did, then they would know that the obsorbng man is NOT Bruce's father, they would know it's Brian Banner, and they stated that hulk was created by Bruce's father? This movie is all types of DUMB! - GamingGoku757

Hulk? More like Sulk! (I can't believe Any lee did this)

This movie is release in wrong time Cg is not ready for it - Thirdwind

16 Supergirl

Should be #1, this is truely horrible - RyanSmith123014

Supergirl looks like superman with photoshop hair and boobs, we're in for a good movie.

Why isn't this higher? There's nothing good about it.

The reboot series is better

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17 Superman Returns

It wasn't that bad, Kevin spacey did a great job as lex Luthor. It wasn't phenomenal or anything, but it was pretty good.

Better than superman 4

What what, this is thirteen on best, this is one of the best. I'm sorry you want explosions and punching, then sod off and watch mos. Plus no violence in superman one and it gets love.

Really? This movie is kindof boring but is not a bad movie. It had like 78% or something on rotten tomatoes for crying out loud. It does not deserve to be placed with these other truly bad movies in the top 10

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18 Fantastic Four

This movie deserves more respect even if this is not a masterpiece - Olive855

The 2015 one makes this one look like Citizen Kane

This film pretty much just tried rely on having Jessica Alba strip every 10 minutes

It is just plain boring

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19 X-Men Origins: Wolverine

THIS FILM IS GONE WRONG - toshdeluxe

That video game though - xandermartin98

A horrible movie that butchered 2 of the greatest X-Men characters ever, Deadpool and Gambit

It's good until half of the movie, the second half is awful - Ale9991

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20 Batman Forever

I'm sure it's nowhere near as bad as Batman and Robin. - Solarian

Should be higher on the list, only saved by the fact that Batman & Robin was even worse.

This was a little...

It's not that bad. It's just more comical. This movie is the reason I love superheroes so much. Let me tell you the cycle:

I love Jim Carrey because he's my favourite comedian > Jim Carrey is the Riddler > The Riddler became my favourite Batman villain > I got Batman: Arkham City because it has the Riddler in it > I read Riddler comics > Then I gave Batman: The Animated Series a shot > I love Batman and his rogues gallery > Batman was in Justice League: The Animated Series > I watched it and now love DC superheroes > I watched the New 52 movies > Now I am a major fan of superhero movies. - Daviddv0601

21 Man of Steel

I liked it - SimeOh

This was a good movie. I mean, it could have used more substance, but it was still pretty enjoyable. - Solarian

Bad screenplay, bad actor (including Henry Cavill and Amy Adams), poor OST, not soul. I prefer Superman Returns to this thing. They don't Know how show to superman in the cinema. I mean, Superman Lives not y yes for man of steel. I think what is the different between man of steel and superman lives? Nothing, the screenplays about two movies were destroy the history about superman. I think so.

I Like This Movie

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22 Captain America

Let's just forget this film exists, okay? - Solarian

Batman and robin was bad, but it was bad in a fun way.

This is just disappointingly bad

The Reboot Was Better Then This Piece Of Crap

I didn't know that the reboot was a reboot this movie was so bad (yet it made a reference).

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23 Spider-Man 3

You need to stop hating on this film because of emo Peter.

Spider-Man 3 is not a bad movie it's so fun and you can't have a bad time watching this movie - SimeOh

The Amazing Spider-Man films are way worse than this. - OnyxDash

Hey Spider-Man 3 is not that bad sure it's not as good as the other ones and yes emo Peter Parker. But come on can you at least give it a bit of credit.

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24 Captain America (1990)

This one is on here twice

25 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Come on guys, even though the first one was bad, this one is actually really good

I just hate what they did to galactus, seriously, that wasn't galactus it was a storm cloud

I hate them all! Their asss! Their not heroes! I want Luigi to kick their ass hard as he can!

Some people forget, this movie was meant for kids. it wasn¨t meant to be taken that seriously.

26 Hulk (2003)

This one is on here twice

27 Jonah Hex

Awful - SimeOh

28 The Spirit
29 Batman

Umm What? - SimeOh

What? This movie is awesome!

What? This was a great movie!

This was awesome

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30 Dragonball: Evolution

Its an insult to dbz - Dvafan2

Awful, Justice awful. An insult no to only to DB fans, but to anyone who saw this movie!

31 Fantastic Four (1994)

It was never actually released, but those who've seen it at screening confirm it's absolutely torturous. - Solarian

32 The Incredible Hulk

Honestly this movie is underrated - SimeOh

Why is this up here? 1,000000.000000 times better than that piece of HULK garbage in 2003.

This is also one of the most UNDERRATED superhero movies ever.

33 Blade Trinity

One of the worst films of all time. OF ALL TIME. - NickWillems

Good, but definitely the weakest of the three. - Mrveteran

34 Judge Dredd
35 Thor: The Dark World

But Loki was hilarious!

36 The Punisher (1989)
37 Green Hornet

Awesome super hero, but Seth Rogen ruined this movie. - Mightyena5875345

38 X-Men: The Last Stand
39 Iron Man 2

Kinda dull, but by no means AWFUL.

Most boring dissapointing superhero film ever

The best out of marvel films. 3rd favorite movie ever.

40 Justice League

Imagine the avengers but it got rushed out - Dvafan2

The worst plot ever

Dear god where do I begin


1. This story has awful characters, Wonder Woman is so boring in this film, the flash was beyond annoying, Aqua man and cyborg were beyond flat, Batman was just horrendous.

2 This movie has such a cookie cutter plot that it’s unbelievable

3. Why is Superman stronger than everyone put together

4. What is the point of the flash if Wonder Woman and Superman are shown to have speed comparable to him?

5. The villain, Steppenwolf, is so attrotious that he makes malekith from Thor II look fwscenating and interesting

6. The cgi, good god was it bad

7. The tone flips all over the place, it wants to be light hearted but it also tries to be gritty and falls on its face

8. Henry Cavill’s upper lip

41 The Shadow
42 Marvel's The Avengers: Age Of Ultron

This is the best installment in the series. Both parts of the third movie sucked.

It wasn't really that bad - SimeOh

Avengers age of ultron was that bad but the first was way better

No it wasn't it was actually a good movie, you just hate good movies! - GamingGoku757

Little development, in your face CGI, confusing plot, nauseating camera work, overall terrible overrated and over-anticipated.

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43 Deadpool

Get this OFF the list please - RyanSmith123014

I don't see how anyone could call this bad - SimeOh

Deadpool was awesome

It's a goood movie man it should not be on the worst movie list

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44 Son of the Mask

This will give people nightmares for the rest of their lives.

45 Spawn

Should be #2 - SimeOh

Terrible effects, awful jokes, and the worst part about it, it was released the same year Batman and Robin was released. And even worse, this movie was made at a time before the Internet and social media where hardcore comic book fans would completely tear an awful comic movie apart for being so bad.

The cape, enough said

Holy hell, this was awful, I got major nausea from every single effect in this movie, the violator was such a dumb bad guy (and it was John L, Spawn's cape look like crap, the devil looked BEYOND HORRENDOUS, and of course, 1 of the dumbest villain lines in history, "kickstart the apocalypse now"
😩 Why? Just why? And it was John Leguizamo so it's even worse

46 The Amazing Bulk

I want to know why the 1989 Batman is ranked above this. Catwoman or Batman and Robin suck, but watch this, and you will feel sorry for not giving it number 1. - 445956

This movie SUCKS! MS paint background, you can EASILY tell it's green screen, the acting is ATROCIOUS, everythig looks like a little kid did it, and it's just and abomination, then, Bulk himself also looks like an abomination, the CG's TERRIBLE, and bulk is just a plain RIP-OFF of hulk. - GamingGoku757

Why is this not higher?!? It’s terrible! I am glad that the director was a good sport about receiving criticism though, unlike some other directors out there (cough)Derek Savage(cough). That’s the only good thing about this movie, and the movie barely has anything to do with that.

47 Kick-Ass 2

This piece of crap was so disappointing. Really is just a bad movie and nothing else.

This movie was terrible. Matthew Vaughn even admitted it, yikes! - NickWillems

Such a dissapointment! I loved the first Kick-Ass, my second favourite superhero movie only to The Dark Knight. Kick-Ass 2 pretty much ruined Hit-Girl! Not enough action sequences, either. - NickWillems

Jeff Wide Load is the main reason this sucked

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48 Superman III
49 Zoom: Academy for Superheroes
50 Spider-Man

This movie was good when the other actors (Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland) didn't play Spider-Man. This is overrated as well. People only like this because it is an older film. Don't get me wrong. I love this version of Spider-Man. It's just being milked too much. - CartoonCriticizer

I can't believe this is on here - SimeOh

Come on guys, this is one of the best

It is the best out of the 5 spiderman movies

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