Great Superhero Films & TV-Shows

The Superhero films that are anything between good and perfect in no particular order. suggestions are welcome!
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1.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ People forget that this was the original ''Reboot'' ” - head1993
 
2.
Batman Returns (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Betters the original ” - head1993
 
3.
Batman Begins (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. (140 mins.)
“ after some very disappointing Batman movies this one came around. Finally a great Batman movie ” - head1993
 
4.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ The best Batman movie ever ” - head1993
 
5.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
 
6.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
“ The best cartoon ever. not just Batman ” - head1993
 
7.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin. (76 mins.)
“ a Phantasm-tic animated movie that shows us how awesome animated batman can be ” - head1993
 
8.
The New Batman Adventures (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing. (30 mins.)
“ The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing. ” - head1993
 
9.
Batman Beyond (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham. (23 mins.)
“ I loved this show as a kid, It's like Batman: TAS but in the future. awesome! ” - head1993
 
10.
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime. (76 mins.)
Director: Curt Geda
“ If you enjoyed Batman of the Future this is a no brainer ” - head1993
 
11.
Justice League (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever. (22 mins.)
“ This deserves to be here as much as most of the Batman content. this TV-show is one of the best of it's time, and has aged like wine, just like Batman: TAS (but this is available in HD) ” - head1993
 
12.
Justice League: War (2014 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth. (79 mins.)
Director: Jay Oliva
“ Not the best but it goes a long way. has nothing to do with the old TV show btw, it's a ''reboot'' with a horrible name, like those are doing great ” - head1993
 
13.
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he emerges whenever he loses his temper. However, Banner then must fight a soldier who unleashes himself as a threat stronger than he. (112 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ Putting incredible in the title doesn't normally work, but since the first one was horrible they can I guess ” - head1993
 
14.
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, a billionaire engineer creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ a great and super cool opener for an awesome franchise ” - head1993
 
15.
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
“ an improvement (!!!) over the original ” - head1993
 
16.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. (130 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
“ I'm not disappointed at all, the big scenes are amazing. I hate the ending though.. ” - head1993
 
17.
Thor (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders. (115 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ personally I didn't think Thor would be good, but it kind of was! ” - head1993
 
18.
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves. (112 mins.)
Director: Alan Taylor
“ A good movie but not as good as the other post-avenger films ” - head1993
 
19.
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
“ I liked this movie, but it's riddled with cliché's. ” - head1993
 
20.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier. (136 mins.)
“ maybe even better than the Avengers, it's smart, big and very cool. I loved this movie so much, it may be a masterpiece. ” - head1993
 
21.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. (147 mins.)
 
22.
The Avengers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ As good as it could have been, I want to see more! the only better movie on this list is Cap 2 ” - head1993
 
23.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. (141 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ a typical ''not as good as..'' situation, but a good film nontheless ” - head1993
 
24.
Kick-Ass (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so. (117 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ Kick-Ass kicks ass ” - head1993
 
25.
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Following Kick-Ass' heroics, other citizens are inspired to become masked crusaders. But the Red Mist leads his own group of evil supervillains to kill Kick-Ass and destroy everything for which he stands. (103 mins.)
Director: Jeff Wadlow
“ I have been waiting for this movie since it was called Kick-Ass: Balls to the Wall. it's weirder than the original, how much you'll like it depends on what kind of person you are. ” - head1993
 
26.
X-Men (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers. (104 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ The original that started it all! ” - head1993
 
27.
X2 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President's life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces. (134 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ Bigger, better, darker. the highpoint of the trilogy! also this movie has the best CGI Wolverine claws and a terrific story with amazing characters ” - head1993
 
28.
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
“ Might be the best of the X-men movies ” - head1993
 
29.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. (132 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ It's very good. maybe the best! ” - head1993
 
30.
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan. (144 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
31.
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
“ The original Spider-Man was a good start ” - head1993
 
32.
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
“ Spider-man 2 was made immediately after the original and this had a great effect! ” - head1993
 
33.
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf. (64 mins.)
 
34.
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman. (67 mins.)
Director: Sam Liu
“ Superman/Batman 1 is a great film! ” - head1993
 
35.
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with super-human powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn. (78 mins.)
“ Superman/Batman 2 also is a fantastic movie! ” - head1993
 
36.
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight. (75 mins.)
“ Barely made it to this list, this movie is good, but not great.. ” - head1993
 
37.
Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe. (30 mins.)
“ Fun show, a great new(old) take on Batman ” - head1993
 
38.
Batman: Year One (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways. (64 mins.)
“ This one is great though! ” - head1993
 
39.
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light. (75 mins.)
Director: Brandon Vietti
 
40.
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler. (76 mins.)
“ if you like the Batman Arkham game series or batman at all you'll love this gem. Kevin Conroy is back and Troy Baker is a phenomenal Joker. ” - head1993
 
41.
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When Mr. Freeze, desperate to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin. (70 mins.)
Director: Boyd Kirkland
 
42.
Young Justice (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League. (23 mins.)
 
43.
Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC's Trinity (Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman), who operate outside of the law, are framed for murders of prominent scientist and the government decides to take them out. (76 mins.)
Director: Sam Liu
“ Fantastic movie with a lot of blood and guts, the story is a bit meh but the concept is amazing ” - head1993
 
44.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The missions of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division. (45 mins.)
“ Yes it's good, especially the later episodes ” - head1993
 
45.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. (121 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
 
46.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Director: James Gunn
 
47.
Ant-Man (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (117 mins.)
Director: Peyton Reed
 
48.
Doctor Strange (2016)
After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant and conceited surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
“ Very excited for this. ” - head1993
 
49.
Arrow (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. (42 mins.)
“ this show has vastly become one of my favorite shows on modern television, a true gem and good times for all! ” - head1993
 
50.
The Flash (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Barry Allen wakes up 9 months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, Barry becomes "The Flash" and fights crime in Central City. (43 mins.)
 
51.
Constantine (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness. (43 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
 
52.
Black Panther (2018)
T'Challa, the new ruler of the advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must defend his land from being torn apart by enemies from outside and inside the country.
Director: Ryan Coogler
 
53.
Deadpool (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopting the alter ego Deadpool. (108 mins.)
Director: Tim Miller