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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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1,031 461
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.

3
899 358
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

4
848 453
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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765 226
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

6
707 137
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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708 461
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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630 360
Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Spider-Man 2 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

9
625 223
X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
ejlinehan added X-Men: Days of Future Past Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

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776 435
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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741 445
Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

12
595 228
Batman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

13
535 366
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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548 324
X-Men 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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551 287
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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536 251
Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Darkness138 added Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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501 343
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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571 313
V for Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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492 353
300 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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503 289
Sin City is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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398 259
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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436 214
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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236 33
Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 23 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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411 254
Superman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Superman Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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286 29
Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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370 213
Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
wiabux added Kick-Ass Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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311 283
Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 27 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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397 301
Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
kumarasok added Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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233 94
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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366 196
Blade is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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236 62
Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Outspoken added Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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315 222
Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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370 298
Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 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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318 230
Superman II is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Superman II Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

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317 157
Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
wiabux added Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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314 280
The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 36 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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270 263
Constantine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Constantine Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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319 203
Dredd is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Darkness138 added Dredd Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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304 282
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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266 214
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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307 289
Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
kumarasok added Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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264 202
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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205 153
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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248 177
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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211 173
Blade II is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
wiabux added Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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239 228
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Darkness138 added Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas

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153 173
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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195 131
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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155 71
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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186 334
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