90s The Best '90s Superhero Movies  

Originally by
7.5k votes 753 voters 18k views 22 items Follow Embed

List Rules Vote up your favorite superhero films that were released in the 1990s.

The '90s introduced the world to what would eventually become a dark and gritty superhero movie renaissance. These are the best 1990s superhero movies, ranked from best to worst by users who know what they're talking about. These films range from the aforementioned dark and gritty dramas, to slapstick comedies, and everything in between. Many of the greatest 90s superhero movies have gone down as some of the greatest movies of all time, or as some of the most influential movies of all time at the very least.

What films are featured on this best 90s superhero movies list? Tim Burton's Batman sequel, Batman Returns, was dark, imaginative, and funny. Michael Keaton reprised his role as the Caped Crusader, while Danny DeVito and Michelle Pfeiffer provided complex versions of The Penguin and Catwoman, respectfully. Blade was another great superhero movie that was released in the 1990s.

Sometimes these movies were also comedies, as proven by films like The Mask and Blankman. Other good films worth a watch that are featured on this top 1990s superhero movies list include The Crow, Judge Dredd, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Do you have a favorite superhero movie from the 90s? Or a favorite comic book from the 90s? Give the best films a thumbs up to make sure they end up at the top of this list and please add any great movies you think belong on this list.
list ordered by

1
+ - 340 96
Blade is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

The Sexiest Movie Casts from the 90s The Best Club Soda Brands

2
+ - 318 100
Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

3
+ - 337 114
The Crow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Crow Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

4
+ - 292 105
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas

5
+ - 250 139
The Mask is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Mask Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein

6
+ - 232 135
Spawn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Spawn Martin Sheen, John Leguizamo, Melinda Clarke

7
+ - 191 189
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies

8
+ - 165 165
The Mask of Zorro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Mask of Zorro Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas

9
+ - 153 166
Mystery Men is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Mystery Men Ben Stiller, Tom Waits, Hank Azaria

10
+ - 159 175
Judge Dredd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Judge Dredd Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, James Earl Jones

11
+ - 145 149
Darkman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Darkman Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell

12
+ - 154 194
Batman Forever is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

13
+ - 61 47
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Kevin Nash, Frank Welker, David Warner

14
+ - 141 162
The Rocketeer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Rocketeer Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

15
+ - 123 175
Tank Girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Tank Girl Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Iggy Pop

16
+ - 85 168
The Phantom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Phantom Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kristy Swanson, Billy Zane

17
+ - 89 172
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Inspector Gadget Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Broderick, Andy Dick

18
+ - 80 155
Black Mask is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Black Mask Jet Li, Dwight Schultz, John DiMaggio

19
+ - 72 160
The Shadow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Shadow Alec Baldwin, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry

20
+ - 86 187
Blankman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
Blankman Jason Alexander, Damon Wayans, Arsenio Hall

21
+ - 57 163
The Meteor Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Meteor Man Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Don Cheadle

22
+ - 61 180
The Fantastic Four is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '90s Superhero Movies
The Fantastic Four Rebecca Staab, Alex Hyde-White, Jay Underwood