30 Best Superhero Movies of All Time

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20. The Wolverine (2013)

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The film chronicles the journey of one of the fiercest X-men, Logan/Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) who travels to Japan to meet a Japanese officer, Ichirō Yashida, whom he saved during the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. Little does he know about Yoshida’s plans for him.


19. Unbreakable (2000)

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In Philadelphia, an ordinary man by the name of David Dunn (Bruce Willis) has survived many accidents without knowing it was because of his powers he got through each one of them and not just some coincidence.

Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) finds about David’s (Bruce) powers and helps him embrace them.


18. Watchmen (2009)

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Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley) re-unites this team of superheroes with his barbaric murder and triggers an investigation that will lead the Watchmen into even more danger.

It was directed by Zack Snyder (Famous for 300) hence the breathtaking visual effects.


17. Darkman (1990)

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Darkman is a classic superhero story about revenge. Peyton Westlake (Liam Neeson), a pioneer in synthetic skin production, is burned to the bone by a bunch of gangsters.

Fortunately, he survives the deadly attack and uses his new technology to disguise himself as anyone and beat his enemies.


16. The Crow (1994)

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This is a dark tale in the world of superheroes where Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) is brought back from the dead by a crow one year after he and his fiance were ruthlessly murdered by Top Dollar (Michael Wincott) and his men.

The crow also gives Eric new superhuman powers to help him take revenge from the murderers.


15. Big Hero 6 (2014)

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Hiro Hamada upgrades his late brother’s healthcare robot invention, Baymax, to fight against a masked villain who has stolen his microbots (Hiro’s own robotic invention).

This animated movie has loads robotic cuteness (Baymax).


14. Ant-Man (2015)

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Paul Rudd plays Marvel’s Scott Lang/Ant-Man who with the help of a highly advanced suit can shrink in size and gain super strength.

Scott now must train with the suit’s creator, Dr. Hank Pymm (Michael Douglas), and don’t let it fall into the wrong hands.


13. Kick-Ass (2010)

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A wanna-be superhero, Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), with barely any set of skills, gets mugged, stabbed, and ran-over at a parking lot on his first day out as a costumed vigilante.

This comedic and brutal event leads Dave into losing most of his pain receptors in his body, meaning he can barely feel any pain.


12. The Incredibles (2004)

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Another animated superhero movie in the list, Oscar-winning The Incredibles is about a family of superheroes who have retired after the two parents wanted to start a family.

Bob Par/Mr. Incredible (voiced Craig T. Nelson) is bored by the non-superhero life he is living and so tries to get back into action without letting his family know.


11. X-Men: First Class (2011)

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A prequel to the X-Men trilogy, X-Men: First Class explores the origins of the X-men. The movie has many of the classic mutant superheroes and super-villains such as Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Dr. Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Beast (Nicholas Hoult), and Azazel (Jason Flemyng).