My Top 20 Comic Book Films

These are my top 20 comic book films that I HAVE seen. It is in no particular order.
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1.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death. (136 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ Brilliant film, some really good work with the 3D. Great story too, especially when the reboot was done so near to the Maguire spidermans. ” - rjwickings
 
2.
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 emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ Possibly the best preformance by anyone in a comic book film - Heath Ledger as The Joker. Genuinely terrifying and a great story. ” - rjwickings
 
3.
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
“ Some of the best action sequences. Plus some unexpected humour with The Hulk which was good. ” - rjwickings
 
4.
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 turns into, whenever he loses his temper. (112 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ Not a great film but Tim Roth is very good and a much better outing for The Hulk than Eric Bana;s performance. ” - rjwickings
 
5.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years. (107 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
“ Origins of Wolvering was one of the best comics I have read and this film definately does it justice. Plus it was good to see hugh Jackman portraying Wolverine again! ” - rjwickings
 
6.
Watchmen (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it. (162 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ A visually stunning film which had a fantastic story. Plus I loved Rorschach, he was a brilliant Anti-Hero. ” - rjwickings
 
7.
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
“ Loved watching Mickey Rourke play the vengeful mad Russian. Plus had a great supporting cast and another well written story. ” - rjwickings
 
8.
From Hell (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. (122 mins.)
“ Other than the questionable accents from Depp and Graham this was a brilliant film. Not too gruesome but enough to do the Ripper justice. ” - rjwickings
 
9.
300 (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. (117 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ Another visually stunning film which did the comic book justice I feel. Some brilliant scenes in here, one of my favourites being the persian army being pushed back off the cliff. ” - rjwickings
 
10.
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
“ Some great action scenes and a good performance from Hemsworth. I liked the story line too and how it was well written to set up the much awaited Avengers film. ” - rjwickings
 
11.
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
“ Before Christian Bale the only person to do Mr Wayne justice I feel was Michael Keaton. If it hadn't been for a disappointing performance by Jack Nicholson the original Keaton Batman might have been on here. Instead it is replaced by a fantastic Danny de Vito, looking as beautiful as ever! ” - rjwickings
 
12.
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
“ A great film which has brought on a flood of films about normal people being superheroes. None have come close to this yet though. Plus you get to see the awesome scene where Hit-Girl, a 10yr old, slices up a gang of drug dealers - just brilliant! ” - rjwickings
 
13.
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.)
“ A brilliant film with vampires being descimated left and right. Great fight sequences and a very good story. Unfortunately the sequels were a bit of a let down. ” - rjwickings
 
14.
The Losers (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA. (97 mins.)
Director: Sylvain White
“ An underrated film which stays reasonably true to the comics. Some very cool scenes including the "finger guns". ” - rjwickings
 
15.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
“ I loved this when it was first released and am looking forward to the reboot which has been announced. I think this was a great live action film and the turtles looked pretty good. Master Splinter looked a bit dodgy but another great story and some good fights. ” - rjwickings
 
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
“ A very funny film where Michael Cera plays the awkward teen brilliantly, again. Love the supporting cast too and the fight scenes are good fun. ” - rjwickings
 
17.
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.)
“ Just brilliant. Rivals all other films and set a precident for being faithful to the source material. A fantastic cast and visually has got to be the most stunning film in a long time. ” - rjwickings
 
18.
30 Days of Night (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires. (113 mins.)
Director: David Slade
“ If I lived in Alaska i would have had to run away having watched this film. Great story and liked the un-hollywood ending. ” - rjwickings
 
19.
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.)
“ Like the film but disappointed not to see a scouse leading the fight against evil. Some great special effects though and liked the portrayal of The Devil and Gabriel. Another great ending and the world saved yet again! ” - rjwickings
 
20.
Wanted (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities. (110 mins.)
“ A brilliant story with a great ending. Loved the scene with the Dodge Viper where Jolie spins it round and collects Mcavoy. A fantastic story to go with the action too. ” - rjwickings