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The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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List RulesMovies 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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  • 1
    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • 2
    Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    3,854
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • 3
    Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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  • 4
    Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Captain America: Civil War

    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • 5
    Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • 6
    Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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  • 7
    Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Iron Man

    Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

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  • 8
    Logan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    3,375
    1,299

    Logan

    Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart

    Directed byJames Mangold

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  • 9
    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    4,387
    2,903

    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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  • 10
    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Ve is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

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  • 11
    Captain America: The Winter So is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    4,110
    2,791

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2014

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • 12
    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    2,649

    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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  • 13
    Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    756

    Doctor Strange

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Released2016

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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  • 14
    Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    3,850
    2,719

    Batman Begins

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2005

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • 15
    Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Wonder Woman

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

    Released2017

    Directed byPatty Jenkins

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

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  • 16
    The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    3,424
    2,345

    The Dark Knight Rises

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2012

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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  • 17
    Spider-Man: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • 18
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    774

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Gunn

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  • 19
    Batman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    2,847
    2,123

    Batman

    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger

    Released1989

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • 20
    Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Men in Black

    Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone

    Released1997

    Directed byBarry Sonnenfeld

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  • 21
    Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
    2,104
    1,387

    Ant-Man

    Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

    Released2015

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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  • 22
    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • 23
    Spider-Man: Far From Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Spider-Man: Far From Home

    Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • 24
    Deadpool 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    Deadpool 2

    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Leitch

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  • 25
    300 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time
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    300

    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender

    Released2006

    Directed byZack Snyder

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