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List Rules 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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The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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

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X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

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X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Spider-Man 2 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Captain America: Civil War Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chadwick Boseman

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Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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Thor: The Dark World Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley - Year of Release: 2013Studio: Marvel Studios

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The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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The Amazing Spider-Man Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

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Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg - Year of Release: 1997Studio: Columbia Pictures

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The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

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Doctor Strange Benedict Cumberbatch

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Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Kick-Ass Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca - Year of Release: 2010Studio: Marv Films

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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Logan Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant

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The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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Spider-Man 3 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Fantastic Four Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Maria Menounos

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Chris Evans

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Men in Black II Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson - Year of Release: 2002Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Ghost Rider Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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Daredevil Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell

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Hulk Vs Graham McTavish, Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore

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Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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Blade: Trinity Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H

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X-Men: Apocalypse Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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Men in Black 3 Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith - Year of Release: 2012Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

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Wolverine Antonio Sabàto, Jr., Traci Lind

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Howard the Duck Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones, Lea Thompson

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Kick-Ass 2 Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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Elektra Jennifer Garner, Jason Isaacs, Terence Stamp

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Punisher: War Zone Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West