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The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

Updated January 14, 2021 310.3k votes 13.4k voters 135.6k views177 items

List RulesVote up your favorite films based on comics and graphic novels.

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 Knight1
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    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • Avengers: Infinity War2
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    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Deadpool3
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    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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  • Captain America: Civil War4
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    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2016

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Thor: Ragnarok5
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    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Logan7
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    Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart

    Directed byJames Mangold

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  • Iron Man8
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    Iron Man

    Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Favreau

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  • The Avengers9
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    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier10
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    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2014

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy11
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    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse12
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    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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  • Doctor Strange13
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    Doctor Strange

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Released2016

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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  • Batman Begins14
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    Batman Begins

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2005

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • The Dark Knight Rises15
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    The Dark Knight Rises

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2012

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming16
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    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • Spider-Man17
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • Wonder Woman18
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    Wonder Woman

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

    Released2017

    Directed byPatty Jenkins

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 219
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    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

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  • Ant-Man20
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    Ant-Man

    Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

    Released2015

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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  • Batman21
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    Batman

    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger

    Released1989

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • Spider-Man 222
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    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • Deadpool 223
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    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Leitch

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  • Spider-Man: Far From Home24
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    Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • Captain America: The First Avenger25
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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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