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List Rules Only sequels in new / standalone superhero movie series or reboots

What happens when a film is just so super that fans are begging for more? A super sequel! This list of the best superhero movie sequels includes trailers and ranks these awesome films, based on the votes of superhero fans and movie buffs like you. These all-time top superhero movie sequels are much loved, some even more than the originals. What are the best superhero movie sequels of all time?

It seems everyone's favorite superhero has a film franchise (or two) these days. From Batman and the X-Men to Ghost Rider and RoboCop, Hollywood couldn't stop at just one movie. These sequels and part two movies continue the stories of these awesome and super (sorry!) characters and worlds.

This list features the greatest superhero movie sequels including The Dark Knight Rises, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Spiderman 3, and Batman Returns. Vote up the best of these superhero film sequels below. If you don't see the sequels you think are the greatest be sure to add them for other film nerds and superhero fans to vote on!
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The Dark Knight Batman Begins The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the second part of Nolan's Batman film ...more

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Captain America: The First Avenger Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more

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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superhero Movie Sequels
CosmicCastaway added Captain America: Civil War Captain America: The Winter Soldier Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics character. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a ...more

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kruglik added X-Men: Days of Future Past X-Men: The Last Stand X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 science fiction action film written by Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg and Matthew Vaughn; directed by Matthew Vaughn.

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Spider-Man 2 Spider-Man Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi and written by Alvin Sargent from a story by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, and Michael Chabon. The sequel to the 2002 film ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises The Dark Knight The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC ...more

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X-Men: First Class X-Men Origins: Wolverine X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to ...more

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Batman Returns Batman Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film, directed and produced by Tim Burton, based upon the Batman character appearing in comics published by DC Comics. It is the second installment of ...more

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X-Men 2 X-Men X2 is a 2003 American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the second installment in the X-Men film series. The ...more

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Iron Man 2 Iron Man Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's Iron Man, ...more

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The Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superhero Movie Sequels
kruglik added The Wolverine X-Men: First Class, X-Men Origins: Wolverine The Wolverine is a 2013 action science fiction film written by Chris Claremont, Mark Bomback, Christopher McQuarrie and Frank Miller and directed by James Mangold.

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Blade II Blade 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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Kebab101 added Logan 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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Thor: The Dark World Thor Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the ...more

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army Hellboy Hellboy II: The Golden Army is a 2008 American supernatural superhero film based on the fictional character Hellboy created by Mike Mignola. The movie was written and directed by Guillermo del ...more

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MichaelChoi added Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy. It is the sequel to 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy and the ...more

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The Incredible Hulk Hulk 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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Iron Man 3 Iron Man 2 Iron Man 3 is a 2013 superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's ...more

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Superman II Superman Superman II is a 1980 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is a sequel to the 1978 film Superman and stars Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp, Ned Beatty, ...more

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CosmicCastaway added X-Men: Apocalypse X-Men: Days of Future Past X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy film written by Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Simon Kinberg and directed by Bryan Singer.

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The Chronicles of Riddick Pitch Black The Chronicles of Riddick is a 2004 American science fiction film which follows the adventures of Richard B. Riddick as he attempts to elude capture after the events depicted in the 2000 film ...more

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Jus... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superhero Movie Sequels
adenbuettner added Batman Vs Superman Batman vs. Superman is an upcoming 2016 film written by David S. Goyer, Zack Snyder, and Chris Terrio; directed by Zack Snyder.

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Kick-Ass 2 Kick-Ass Kick-Ass 2 is a 2013 action comedy film written and directed by Jeff Wadlow.

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics' fictional character Wolverine, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the fourth installment in the X-Men film ...more

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Blade: Trinity Blade II 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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RoboCop 2 RoboCop RoboCop 2 is a 1990 American cyberpunk action film directed by Irvin Kershner and starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan and Gabriel Damon. Set in the near ...more

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X-Men: The Last Stand X-Men 2 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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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fantastic Four Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a 2007 superhero film, and the sequel to the 2005 film Fantastic Four. Both films are based on the Fantastic Four comic book and were directed by Tim ...more

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adenbuettner added Superman Returns Superman Returns is a 2006 American superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman and serves as an homage sequel to the motion pictures ...more

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adenbuettner added Batman Forever Batman Returns Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the third installment of the initial ...more

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reaperram added Riddick The Chronicles of Riddick Riddick is a 2013 British-American science fiction thriller film, the third installment in the The Chronicles of Riddick film series. Produced by and starring Vin Diesel as the title character, ...more

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Ghost Rider Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. As Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) hides out in ...more

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Superman III Superman II Superman III is a 1983 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is the third film in the Superman film series based upon the long-running DC Comics superhero. The film is ...more

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Batman & Robin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Superhero Movie Sequels
adenbuettner added Batman & Robin Batman Forever Batman & Robin is a 1997 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the fourth and final installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series. The film was ...more

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Superman III Superman IV: The Quest for Peace is a 1987 American superhero film directed by Sidney J. Furie. It is the fourth and final film in the original Superman film series. This is the first film in ...more