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The Best Movies Based on Marvel Comics

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List RulesMovies 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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  • Avengers: Infinity War1
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy2
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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  • Captain America: Civil War3
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    Captain America: Civil War

    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Thor: Ragnarok4
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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  • Avengers: Endgame5
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier6
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    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2014

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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  • Deadpool7
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    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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  • Spider-Man: Far From Home8
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    Spider-Man: Far From Home

    Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • The Avengers9
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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  • Iron Man10
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    Iron Man

    Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Favreau

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  • Ant-Man11
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    Ant-Man

    Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

    Released2015

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming12
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • Black Panther13
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 214
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Gunn

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  • Captain America: The First Avenger15
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    Captain America: The First Avenger

    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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  • Logan16
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    Logan

    Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart

    Directed byJames Mangold

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  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron17
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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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  • X-Men: Days of Future Past18
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    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry

    Released2014

    Directed byBryan Singer

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  • Doctor Strange19
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    Doctor Strange

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Released2016

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse21
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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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  • Spider-Man 222
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    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • Iron Man 223
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    Iron Man 2

    Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow

    Released2010

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

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    Deadpool 2

    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Leitch

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  • Thor25
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    Thor

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2011

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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