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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 in history (not just a Marvel Studios film), earning over $200 million in its first 3 days in theaters.

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?

Use this list of Marvel movies as your ultimate guide to the best Marvel movies!
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The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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Metalldeth added Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

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X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Spider-Man 2 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Captain America: Civil War Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson

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Deadpool Ryan Reynolds

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Cobie Smulders

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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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Thor: The Dark World Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Chris Hemsworth

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frankpanderson added Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley - Year of Release: 2013 Studio: Marvel Studios

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The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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The Amazing Spider-Man Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

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Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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Doctor Strange Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams

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Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

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mmccarver01 added Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg - Year of Release: 1997 Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Kick-Ass Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca - Year of Release: 2010 Studio: Marv Films

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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Logan Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant

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oobug added The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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Spider-Man 3 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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Fantastic Four Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Maria Menounos

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Fendarr added The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Chris Evans

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Men in Black II Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson - Year of Release: 2002 Studio: Columbia Pictures

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MichaelChoi added Spider-Man: Homecoming Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya

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Ghost Rider Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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Daredevil Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell

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MichaelChoi added Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

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Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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Travis added Hulk Vs Graham McTavish, Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore

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X-Men: Apocalypse Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum

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Blade: Trinity Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H

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Umberhaven added Thor: Ragnarok Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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Wolverine Antonio Sabàto, Jr., Traci Lind

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michael45jg added Men in Black 3 Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith - Year of Release: 2012 Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Logan2011 added Howard the Duck Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones, Lea Thompson

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Kick-Ass 2 Jim Carrey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca