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List Rules Movies must be based on comic books.

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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949 417
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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806 332
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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790 400
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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662 200
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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606 120
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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672 411
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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571 190
X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 8 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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580 325
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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731 394
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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552 203
Batman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

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684 416
Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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504 335
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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512 292
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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505 266
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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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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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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524 296
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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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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451 329
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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354 241
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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400 199
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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377 232
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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169 21
Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 24 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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344 188
Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 25 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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294 257
Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 26 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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363 278
Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 27 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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198 75
The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 28 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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295 201
Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 30 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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207 25
Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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349 279
Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 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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329 185
Blade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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299 209
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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293 146
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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296 264
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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296 190
Dredd is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Darkness138 added Dredd Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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244 255
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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291 262
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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249 202
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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290 271
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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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 42 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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242 190
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 43 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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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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228 215
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 45 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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193 164
Blade II is listed (or ranked) 46 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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146 160
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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180 119
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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138 64
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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Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, Peter Weller