Comic Book Non-Superhero

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1.
Fish Police (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Inspector Gill, a fish detective, navigates an underwater metropolis, solving often Mafia-related crimes while avoiding the seduction of vamp Angel Jones and avoiding marriage to diner owner Pearl. (30 mins.)
 
2.
Timecop (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
3.
Judge Dredd (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers), is convicted for a crime he did not commit and must face his murderous counterpart. (96 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
 
4.
Men in Black (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (98 mins.)
 
5.
Timecop (1997 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Jack Logan is a time traveler from 2007, who hunts down rogue travelers and brings them to justice before they can alter the past. (60 mins.)
 
6.
Ghost World (2001)
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With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives. (111 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
7.
Men in Black II (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory. (88 mins.)
 
8.
American Splendor (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar. (101 mins.)
 
9.
Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Twenty years after a set of events, the TEC (Time Enforcement Commission), the agency that makes sure... (81 mins.)
Director: Stephen Boyum
 
10.
A History of Violence (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core. (96 mins.)
 
11.
Sin City (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption. (124 mins.)
 
12.
Constantine (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Supernatural detective John Constantine helps a policewoman prove her sister's death was not a suicide, but something more. (121 mins.)
 
13.
V for Vendetta (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. (132 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
“ I don't consider V a superhero, but I wouldn't necessarily disagree with the argument that he is. ” - dustinbatt
 
14.
XIII: The Conspiracy (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech... (136 mins.)
 
15.
RED (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants. (111 mins.)
 
16.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
 
17.
XIII: The Series (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
XIII: The Series is an English-language Franco-Canadian TV series that premiered in April 2011 in France and Canada... (45 mins.)
 
18.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
 
19.
Dredd (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. (95 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
 
20.
The Sixth Gun (2013 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Failed pilot adaptation of an eponymous comic book set in the old west about six cursed guns that give dark powers and are tied to its owners until their deaths. A heroine and an antihero are after the sixth gun that grants visions. (60 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Reiner
“ Title: The Sixth Gun

Status: NBC took the project to pilot, but ultimately passed on the series ” - dustinbatt
 
21.
2 Guns (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold. (109 mins.)
 
22.
R.I.P.D. (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. (96 mins.)
 
23.
RED 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. (116 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
 
24.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. (102 mins.)
 
25.
Black Hole (????)
A group of high school students are afflicted by an STD known as "teen plague" or "the bug." Symptoms may include flaky skin, rash, growing a new limb or turning into a new kind of creature.
“ Title: Black Hole

Latest: October 3, 2013
http://www.slashfilm.com/david-fincher-may-make-graphic-novel-adaptation-black-hole-after-all/ ” - dustinbatt
 
26.
Brodie's Law: Project Jameson (????)
From the pages of the UK's top graphic novel comes a crime, a double cross and it's consequence.
Director: John Pogue
“ Title: Brodie's Law ” - dustinbatt
 
27.
Constantine the Great (????)
Constantine the Great engages in a complicated power struggle after the death of Galerius to claim the Roman empire.
“ Title: Constantine

Status: Not confirmed for 2015; in development

*This is a reboot of Constantine
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0360486/
and not related to the possible "Constantine 2" listed below ” - dustinbatt
 
28.
Constantine 2 (????)
After a long hiatus, John Constantine is drawn back into action after finding out supreme demons have acquired a map to Heaven and are planning a mission to destroy the kingdom of God.
“ Title: Constantine 2

*This would be a sequel to the original Constantine
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0360486/
and should not be confused with the proposed reboot listed above ” - dustinbatt
 
29.
Coward (????)
A story centered on a master heist planner who lives alongside other thieves, hustlers, dirty cops, and lowlifes.
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ Title: Coward

Latest: October 3, 2013
http://variety.com/2013/film/news/kim-jee-woon-directing-ed-brubakers-coward-exclusive-1200689300/ ” - dustinbatt
 
30.
Lore (????)
A young man defends the world from legendary beasts from folklore.
Director: Dave Green
“ Title: Lore ” - dustinbatt
 
31.
Ocean (????)
An international space crew stumbles upon a cache of weapons and bodies buried deep in the ice of Jupiter's moon, Europa.
“ Title: Ocean ” - dustinbatt
 
32.
Queen & Country (????)
Special Ops agent is on the run after assassinating a powerful figure in Eastern Europe.
Director: Craig Viveiros
“ Title: Queen & Country ” - dustinbatt
 
33.
The Stuff of Legend (????)
A band of toys journey into a Dark realm to rescue their owner from the infamous Boogeyman.
Director: Peter Candeland
“ Title: The Stuff of Legend

*Not confirmed for 2015

Latest: October 9, 2013
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/saw-writers-adapt-disneys-stuff-646384 ” - dustinbatt
 
34.
Term Life (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A guy wanted around town by various hit men hopes to stay alive long enough for his life insurance policy to kick in and pay out for his estranged daughter. (93 mins.)
“ Title: Term Life ” - dustinbatt
 
35.
Timecop (????)
A remake of the 1994 sci-fi film about an agent in the future who enforces the laws of time travel.
“ Title: Timecop

*Remake/ reboot of Timecop (1994)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111438/ ” - dustinbatt
 
36.
Who Is Jake Ellis? (????)
A former spy on the run is kept safe by a mysterious man known as "Jake Ellis".
“ Title: Who is Jake Ellis?

Latest: October 3, 2013
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/fox-picks-up-who-is-642585 ” - dustinbatt
 
38.
Locke & Key (????)
Three siblings who move into their ancestral estate after their father's gruesome murder discover their new home's magical keys, which must be used in their stand against an evil creature who wants the keys and their powers.
 
39.
Locke & Key (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An adventure story centered around three children who become the caretakers of a New England mansion that is home to a bevy of secrets and magic.
Director: Mark Romanek
 
40.
The Mask (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic superhero when he wears a mysterious mask. (101 mins.)
Director: Charles Russell
 
41.
Snowpiercer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
 
42.
Son of the Mask (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be. (94 mins.)
 
43.
Atomic Blonde (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. (115 mins.)
Director: David Leitch