The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics Films
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The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics

List Criteria: Movies must be based on a comic put out by Marvel.

Although Marvel actually released several films before the modern explosion, they were, how you say? Not good. It wasn't until Bryan Singer's X-Men that Hollywood really took notice. Since then, many Marvel movies have gone on to become blockbuster franchises, including films introducing beloved characters from the Marvel pantheon like: Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk and Captain America.

In 2012, years of preparation and lead-in films culminated in the release of The Avengers, an epic-scale event film bringing together a number of the company's most iconic heroes, S.H.I.E.L.D. agents Nick Fury, Black Widow, and Hawkeye. The film opened with the highest weekend domestic box office gross of any film in history (not just a Marvel Studios film), earning over $200 million in its first 3 days in theaters.

Here is the list of the best films ever made based on Marvel comics and characters from Marvel Comics. And as Marvel keeps churning out the hits, make sure to vote-up and submit your favorites!

These are the best Marvel Comics movies, voted on by the fans. What do you think is the best Marvel movie?

Use this list of Marvel movies as your ultimate guide to the best Marvel movies!

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    Robert Downey Jr., Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Robert Downey Jr., Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Oliver Platt, Rade Šerbedžija

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    Bruce Davison, Brian Cox, Hugh Jackman

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    Gary Sinise, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ed Brubaker

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    Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci

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    Bruce Davison, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

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    Alfred Molina, Kirsten Dunst, Donna Murphy

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    Rene Russo, Adriana Barraza, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman

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    Jim Norton, Stanley Anderson, Kirsten Dunst

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    William Hurt, Robert Downey Jr., Bill Bixby

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    Rene Russo, Christopher Eccleston, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Ben Kingsley, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Bettany Year of Release: 2013Studio: Marvel Studios

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    Kris Kristofferson, Traci Lords, Wesley Snipes

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    Irrfan Khan, Rhys Ifans, Campbell Scott

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    Hugh Jackman, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Tao Okamoto

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    Robert Downey Jr., Paul Bettany, Christiane Amanpour

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    Vinnie Jones, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Hugh Jackman

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    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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    Dominic Monaghan, Asher Keddie, Hugh Jackman

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    Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth McGovern, Aaron Taylor-Johnson Year of Release: 2010Studio: Marv Films

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    Will Smith, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tommy Lee Jones Year of Release: 1997Studio: Columbia Pictures

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    Robert Downey Jr., Paul Bettany, Andy Serkis

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    Thomas Jane, Laura Harring, Ben Foster

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    Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church, Kirsten Dunst

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    Marton Csokas, Campbell Scott, Felicity Jones

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    Laurie Holden, Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis

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    Laurence Fishburne, Jessica Alba, Zach Grenier

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    Bradley Cooper, Benicio del Toro, Vin Diesel

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    Evangeline Lilly, T.I., Bobby Cannavale

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    Will Smith, Martha Stewart, Nick Cannon Year of Release: 2002Studio: Columbia Pictures

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    Eric Bana, Josh Lucas, Sam Elliott

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    Nicolas Cage, Donal Logue, Sam Elliott

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    Ben Affleck, Joe Pantoliano, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Colin Murdock, Kari Wahlgren, Tom Kane

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    Kris Kristofferson, Eric Bogosian, Wesley Snipes

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    Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Christopher Lambert

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    Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Tommy Lee Jones Year of Release: 2012Studio: Columbia Pictures

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    Lea Thompson, Jordan Prentice, Virginia Capers

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    Antonio Sabàto, Jr., Richard Brooks

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    Steven Mackintosh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

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    Avengers: Age of Ultron

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    Dash Mihok, Colin Salmon, Tony Calabretta

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    Terence Stamp, Jason Isaacs, Goran Višnjić

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    Roger Craig Smith, Tom Kane, Michael Adamthwaite

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    Rebecca Staab, Alex Hyde-White, Joseph Culp

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    Barry Otto, Jeroen Krabbé, Dolph Lundren

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    Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton, Billy Dee Williams

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