Total Nerd The Best Superhero Evolution on Film  

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List Rules Vote up the character you think has changed the most for the better!

As the studios keep cranking out superhero film after superhero film things change. Drastically.

Whether it's technological advances in CGI (The Hulk) recasting of your character (Batman) or both (Spider-Man) it makes a big difference as to how the character is portrayed and the overall tone of the film. Some (not all) of Ang Lee's Hulk's problems were that they were trying to create a fully realized character that the technology just wasn't ready for yet. Costumes and material advancements are also a huge factor.

Whatever the cast may be here we take a look back at how these characters have changed throughout the years, for better or worse. These are the best superhero evolutions on film!
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The Joker


Joker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superhero Evolution on Film
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Cesar Romero's 60's TV Joker, Nicholson's 80's Joker, and Heath Ledger's Dark Knight Joker.

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Batman


Batman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superhero Evolution on Film
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Batman Serials, Adam West Batman,
Tim Burton's Batman (x2), Joel Schumacher's Batman (x2) Bat Nipples!
Batman Begins, The Dark Knight (Rises)

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Captain America


Captain America is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superhero Evolution on Film
Photo: Marvel Comics
40's Movies and Serials, 90's Movies, Captain America: The First Avenger,The Avengers, Captain America: Winter Soldier.

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#5 on The Top Marvel Comics Superheroes

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Hulk


Hulk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superhero Evolution on Film
Photo: Marvel Comics
The Tv Show, Ang Lee's Hulk, Ed Norton's The Incredible Hulk, The Avengers Hulk.

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