The Top Ten Marvel Superhero Films

The best superhero movies based on characters from Marvel comics. In my opinion these are the movies that go beyond being the traditional and cliche superhero flick and delve a bit deeper. These movies are ones that broke the mold and set the standard for what superhero movies should be.
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1.
Iron Man (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ This movie has set the current standard for superhero movies. Its a perfect mix of being lighthearted yet dark, funny yet serious, and proves story is more important than cheap thrils or tons of special effects. It definently has great action but also a great story, great acitng, great directing, and one of the best casts ever, and gives us a main hero that we dont hate but yet dont necessarily love either in a traditional way. Its second to none in giving us a deep and interesting origin story of a character and allows us to really get to know the man behind the costume.Tony Stark is a complex character who doesnt start off a "good guy" and is full of flaws. Only after a near death experience does he come to realize what he's doing is wrong and must redeem himself. He isnt a product of an experiment gone awry or radiation, and has no "super powers". Hes a self made superhero who after escaping had no obligation of continuing to be iron man but made that sacrifice knowing he could better serve the world and making right his wrongs of war profiteering. This is a what a superhero movie should be. I remember watching it in the theater and i didnt want the movie to end, at no point does the movie get boring. Its flat out awesome! A great superhero/sci-fi film but also a great film, period. And lets not forget how freaking sweet Iron Mans suit is! ” - Thaddeus Daruszka
 
2.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius. (127 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ ill post my thoughts on this film and the rest soon! ” - Thaddeus Daruszka
 
3.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
4.
Blade (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. (120 mins.)
 
5.
X-Men: First Class (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III. (132 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
6.
The Punisher (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion. (124 mins.)
 
7.
Spider-Man (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family. (121 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
8.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy. (124 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
9.
Blade II (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires. (117 mins.)
 
10.
Hulk (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry. (138 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee