Total Nerd The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time  

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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
The Dark Knight 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
The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men: Days of Future Past Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

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Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Spider-Man 2 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

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X-Men 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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V for Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
V for Vendetta 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
300 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
The Crow 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
Hellboy John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

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Superman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Superman Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Kick-Ass Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Thor: The Dark World Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Captain America: Civil War Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman

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Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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Blade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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Superman II is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Superman II Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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Dredd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Dredd Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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Constantine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Constantine Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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The Amazing Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
The Amazing Spider-Man Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Hellboy II: The Golden Army John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner

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The Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas

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Blade II is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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Batman: Under the Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman: Under the Red Hood Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu

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Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin