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Superhero Films You're Most Excited For

Updated November 5, 2019 42.7k votes 1.4k voters 129.5k views33 items

List RulesVote up all the superhero movies you're most excited to go broke over in the theaters!

In the next five years we will have over thirty (THIRTY!) comic book properties released onto the silver screen. More than twenty of these are officially confirmed, with Marvel Studios having ten of those dates locked, and DC recently confirming even more for their franchises. Crazy. What upcoming superhero movies can you not wait to see?

This has been the dream of comic readers for years. The idea that all of our favorite characters would be immortalized in film seemed unbelievable, but now they are the golden standard for movies.

Marvel movies comprise some of the most successful franchises of all time. DC is racing to catch up, with all sorts of Justice League shenanigans on the way. Sony is turning their one major property (Spider-Man) into a huge universe of its own, with seven movies in total planned so far. Over at Fox, they are upping their mutant game and even revamping the Fantastic Four. 

Oh, and Marvel just got the rights back for Ghost Rider, Punisher, and Blade back – so expect even more release dates in the coming years!

It's a wonderful, crazy, awesome time to be a comic fan and a film goer. Vote up the superhero film that you're most excited for!
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  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2
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    Marvel Studios
    Release Date: May 5, 2017
    Directed By: James Gunn
    Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista
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  • Deadpool
    Photo: Marvel Comics
    20th Century Fox 
    Release Date: February 12, 2016 
    Directed By: Tim Miller 
    Starring: Ryan Reynolds 
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  • Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
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    Warner Bros./DC
    Release Date: March 25, 2016
    Directed By: Zack Snyder
    Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Jesse Eisenberg, Scoot McNairy, Laurence Fishburne

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  • Thor: Ragnarok
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    Marvel Studios
    Release Date: July 28, 2017
    Directed By: ?
    Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston 

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