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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 before it (not just a Marvel Studios film), earning over $200 million in its first 3 days in theaters. Then in 2019, Avengers: Endgame went on to earn $357 million during its opening weekend.

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? Cast your votes below.

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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton
The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character the Hulk, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the second ...more
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Logan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant
Logan is a 2017 American superhero drama film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. It is the 10th installment in the X-Men film series and the third and final Wolverine solo film ...more
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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
mmccarver01 added Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg
Year of Release: 1997
Studio: Columbia Pictures Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more
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Spider-Man: Far From Home is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya
Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. While on a vacation trip to Europe with his friends, Peter Parker is ...more
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Blade II is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman
Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
MichaelChoi added Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more
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Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca
Year of Release: 2010
Studio: Marv Films Kick-Ass is a 2010 British-American superhero action comedy film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film was directed by Matthew Vaughn, who ...more
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The Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima
The Wolverine is a 2013 American superhero film directed by James Mangold, based on the Marvel Comics superhero. When Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is ...more
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Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, and the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. After Thanos (Josh ...more
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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin
X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the third installment in the X-Men ...more
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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
oobug added John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash
The Punisher is a 2004 American comic book vigilante action film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, starring Thomas Jane as the antihero Frank Castle / The Punisher and John ...more
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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and ...more
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Fendarr added Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, directed by Marc Webb and released by Columbia Pictures. It It is the fifth ...more
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds
X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 American superhero film directed by Gavin Hood, based on the Marvel Comic character. The early years of James Logan (Hugh Jackman), featuring his rivalry with ...more
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Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson
Year of Release: 2002
Studio: Columbia Pictures Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, ...more
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Fantastic Four is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Maria Menounos
Fantastic Four is a 2005 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. It was directed by Tim Story, and released by 20th Century Fox. It is the second live-action Fantastic ...more
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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Si... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a 2007 superhero film directed by Tim Story, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only ...more
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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson
Ghost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the character of the same name which appeared in Marvel Comics, the character's ...more
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Hulk Vs is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Travis added Graham McTavish, Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore
Hulk Vs is a 2009 direct-to-video animated release from Marvel Animation and Lionsgate, featuring the Incredible Hulk in two short films: Hulk Vs Wolverine and Hulk Vs Thor. The animation was by ...more
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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell
Daredevil is a 2003 American neo-noir superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, the film stars Ben Affleck as Matt ...more
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Blade: Trinity is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H
Blade: Trinity is a 2004 American vampire superhero action film written, produced and directed by David S. Goyer who also wrote the screenplays to Blade and Blade II, and also produced by and ...more
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Venom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams
Venom is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Ruben Fleischer, based on the Marvel Comics character. The origin story of how reporter Eddie Brock transformed into Venom.
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Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez
Big Hero 6 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated superhero action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 54th film in the Walt ...more
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X-Men: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics
Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum
X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy film written by Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Simon Kinberg and directed by Bryan Singer.