The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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List Criteria: Movies must be based on comic books.

This list of the best comic book movies ever, is ranked by fans of both comics and movies and needs your votes as well! This list includes some of the greatest superhero movies as well as film adaptations of graphic novels, which may not necessarily feature traditional heroes. These are the best of the best of the comic book movie genre, and many star some of the best actors in all of Hollywood.

Though not all comic book fans agree on the best comic book movies, some find a few of these comic inspired movies even better than the source material. Whether you prefer Marvel movies or DC movies, there's surely a comic book film on this list that you think is great.

Vote up your favorite movies from comics to move them up the list, or press rerank to create your own list of the best comic movies of all time and further affect the order of this ultimate list.
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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

  3. 3
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    Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

  4. 4
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    Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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    Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

  8. 8
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    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

  9. 9
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    The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

  10. 10
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    Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

  11. 11
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    Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    X-Men is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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    X-Men 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

  14. 14
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    Batman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

  15. 15
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    Thor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

  16. 16
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    Sin City is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

  17. 17
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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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    V for Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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    300 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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    The Crow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

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    Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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    Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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    Superman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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    Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

  27. 27
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    Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    Blade is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

  29. 29
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    The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

  30. 30
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    Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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    Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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    Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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    The Amazing Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

  34. 34
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    Constantine is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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    Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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    Superman II is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

  37. 37
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    Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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    Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

  39. 39
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    Hellboy II: The Golden Army is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

  40. 40
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    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

  41. 41
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    The Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

  42. 42
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    Blade II is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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    Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas

  44. 44
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    Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

  45. 45
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    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner

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    Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

    ranked low on reranks
    Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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    Batman: Under the Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu

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    Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

  49. 49
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    X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time


    Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field

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