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List Rules Movies must be based on comics published by Marvel

A voter-ranked list of live action, theatrical movies based on Marvel Comics. These are films that star Marvel characters and take place within the Marvel Universe. While Marvel Comics began in the late 1930's and entered its modern incarnation in the early 1960's, movies based on Marvel Comics did not really start being made until the turn of the century. While there had been a few flops and low budget films made, it wasn't until Bryan Singer's "X-Men" that Hollywood really took notice. Since then, many of the best Marvel movies have gone on to become blockbusters. If you're interested only in the Disney Marvel movies, then check out this list of the top Marvel Cinematic Universe movies.

Marvel's relationship with Hollywood culminated in 2009 when The Walt Disney Company purchased Marvel Entertainment for $4.2 billion. What are the best Marvel movies? The top ten marvel comic movies on this list are generally considered to be the best, but if you have different favorites, you can make your own version of this list. If you are a marvel comics fan, create your own Marvel film list to share with your friends.
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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
Marvel189 added The Avengers Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

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JakeFraser added Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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Iron Man Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

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510 67
Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
WarrenMitchell added Guardians of the Galaxy Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

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905 301
X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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495 136
X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
JakeFraser added X-Men: Days of Future Past Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

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Brian Gilmore added Thor Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

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X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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596 312
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X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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651 277
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BrianGilmore added Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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Spider-Man Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst

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wiabux added Thor: The Dark World Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

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Spider-Man 2 Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

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Iron Man 2 Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Things You Should Know About Marvel Studios' Phase 3

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IsabelBaker added The Amazing Spider-Man Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans

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Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
wiabux added Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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The Incredible Hulk Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton

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Blade Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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393 206
The Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
wiabux added The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

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324 396
X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
Logan2011 added X-Men: The Last Stand Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

The Worst Movies Of All Time

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Mark Holmes added Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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Kick-Ass Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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Ant-Man Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly

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Logan2011 added Fantastic Four Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, Maria Menounos

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
Desertrat89 added Captain America: Civil War Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson

Easter Eggs From Every Marvel Movie

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
wiabux added Spider-Man 3 Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco

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Logan2011 added The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
PabloMartinez added The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field

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Logan2011 added Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans

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clintbadass234 added Ghost Rider Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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187 106
Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
but chickens double d added Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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PhillipRay added Daredevil Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck, Colin Farrell

The Best Movies of All Time

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Greg Stopera added Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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wiabux added Blade: Trinity Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Triple H

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Marvel189 added Ultimate Avengers Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle, Dee Bradley Baker

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Deadpool Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein

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PhillipRay added Punisher: War Zone Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West

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PhillipRay added Elektra Jennifer Garner, Jason Isaacs, Terence Stamp

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Men in Black 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
wiabux added Men in Black 3 Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith

Actors Who Almost Got the Part in a Marvel Film

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PhillipRay added Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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Ariel Kana added The Fantastic Four Rebecca Staab, Alex Hyde-White, Jay Underwood - (The Roger Corman one)

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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
Logan2011 added The Punisher Dolph Lundren, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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Hulk Vs Graham McTavish, Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore

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Captain America Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Francesca Neri

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63 188
Howard the Duck is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Marvel Comics Movies
Lon Harris added Howard the Duck Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones, Lea Thompson

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Dr. Strange Jessica Walter, Clyde Kusatsu, Anne-Marie Martin

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Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Norman Reedus, Matthew Mercer