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List of All Superhero Movies

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Updated July 13, 2020 206.6k views 145 items

A list of all the best Superhero movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Check to see if these movies along with other great action movies are currently streaming on these action movies Amazon Prime or Netflix Instant lists. 

This Superhero movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of Superhero films also contains Superhero movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This Superhero films list can also be copied to start your own.

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Superhero movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including John Carpenter and Joe D\'Amato.

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Superhero Movies
Dir. by Christopher Nolan (2008), starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine & Heath Ledger

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Dir. by Christopher Nolan (2005), starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine & Liam Neeson

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#72 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #51 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #14 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Brad Bird (2004), starring Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter & Jason Lee

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Dir. by Bryan Singer (2003), starring Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman & Anna Paquin

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#399 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #461 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #32 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Bryan Singer (2000), starring Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman & Anna Paquin

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#157 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #440 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #28 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Superhero Movies
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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Superhero Movies
Dir. by Brett Ratner (2006), starring Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman & Anna Paquin

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#419 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #480 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #95 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Superhero Movies
Dir. by Matthew Vaughn (2011), starring Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman & Michael Fassbender

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#199 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #465 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #23 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Matthew Vaughn (2010), starring Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz & Lyndsy Fonseca

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#61 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #297 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #261 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Dir. by Guillermo del Toro (2002), starring Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes & Ron Perlman

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#294 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #57 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #198 of 784 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

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Dir. by Zack Snyder (2009), starring Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino & Billy Crudup

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Dir. by Richard Lester and Richard Donner (1980), starring Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve & Terence Stamp

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Superhero Movies
Dir. by Kenneth Branagh (2011), starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman & Tom Hiddleston

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#190 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #347 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #35 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Batman & Robin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Superhero Movies
Dir. by Joel Schumacher (1997), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney & Uma Thurman

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Dir. by Bryan Singer (2006), starring Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey & Kate Bosworth

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#405 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #387 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #145 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by M. Night Shyamalan (2000), starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson & Robin Wright

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#39 of 239 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #242 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #321 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Gavin Hood (2009), starring Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber & Ryan Reynolds

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#209 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #395 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #81 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Guillermo del Toro (2004), starring John Hurt, Selma Blair & Ron Perlman

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#236 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #338 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #45 of 172 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

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Dir. by Pitof (2004), starring Halle Berry, Sharon Stone & Missy Peregrym

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