EVERYTHING SUPERHEROSby johnhoskins25 | created - 05 Mar 2013 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
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1. The Green Hornet (1940)
Approved | 258 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.
4. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
Passed | 216 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a teenage boy named Billy Batson is given the power to become an adult superhero, Captain Marvel, with a single magic word: "Shazam!"
5. Spy Smasher (1942)
Passed | 215 min | Action, Adventure
Alan Armstrong, aka Spy Smasher, battles a Nazi villain known as The Mask, who heads a gang of saboteurs determined to spread destruction across America.
6. Batman (1943)
Approved | 260 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies.
7. Captain America (1944)
Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.
Approved | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hop Harrigan (William Bakewell) and his pal "Tank" Tinker (Sumner Getchell) operate a small airport and flying service, and are hired by J. Westly Arnold (Emmett Vogan) to fly an eccentric ... See full summary »
9. The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West (1947)
Approved | 285 min | Action, Crime
The Vigilante, a masked government agent, is assigned to investigate the case of the "100 Tears of Blood", a cursed string of rare blood red pearls sought by a gang led by the unknown X-1 that may have been smuggled into the country.
10. Congo Bill (1948)
Approved | 270 min | Adventure, Action
A girl is about to inherit a fortune, but she is missing in Africa. Only then, family charges Congo Bill, an adventurer, to find her, and bring her back to civilization. He follows a legend about some White Queen, but his path is full of difficulties, by an inhospitable jungle, and the man who will lose the fortune if the girl is found alive.
11. Superman (1948)
Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi
Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.
14. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
Not Rated | 58 min | Action, Drama, Family
When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.
16. Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952)
Approved | 242 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis. After the war, they continued to fight evil where ... See full summary »
18. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.
19. Batman (1966–1968)
TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Caped Crusader and his young ward battlle evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s colorized and updated versions of the 1940's black and white tv show based of the comic book hero's exploits.
26. Batman: The Movie (1966)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.
28. Spider-Man (1967–1970)
TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Family
Original cartoon series based on the web-slinging Marvel comic book character, Peter Parker, who, after being bit by a radioactive spider, assumes extraordinary powers.
30. Barbarella (1968)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Barbarella, an astronaut from the 41st century, sets out to find and stop the evil scientist Durand Durand, whose Positronic Ray threatens to bring evil back into the galaxy.
37. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
Votes: 138,951 | Gross: $33.80M
43. The Fantastic Four (1978– )
The super-elastic Mr. Fantastic, the force field-wielding Invisible Girl, the orange rock-covered Thing and the data-crammed robot Herbie make up a team of superheroes dedicated to thwarting would-be world-dominating villains.
46. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 137,479 | Gross: $134.22M
47. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Action, Family, Fantasy
At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find ... See full summary »
51. Legends of the Superheroes (1979)
100 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure
A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon.
53. Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The star spangled hero must battle a villain's plan to poison America with a chemical that horrifically accelerates the aging process.
54. Fred and Barney Meet the Thing (1979)
60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A show featuring two different cartoon segments,The New Fred and Barney Show (a revival of The Flintstones) and The Thing (based on the Marvel Comics superhero).
59. Yami no teiô kyuketsuki dorakyura (1980 TV Movie)
89 min | Animation, Action, Family
In this animated adaptation of the Tomb of Dracula comic book series, Dracula assumes control of a satanic cult and fathers a child through one of his followers, but the forces of both good and evil align themselves against him.
a.k.a Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
65. Superman II (1980)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Votes: 83,786 | Gross: $108.19M
67. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
R | 129 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his parents and his tribe whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his henchmen when he was a boy.
Votes: 120,876 | Gross: $39.57M
68. The Beastmaster (1982)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.
Votes: 16,837 | Gross: $14.06M
73. Sheena (1984)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Sheena grew up in the African wild, raised by a mystical witch woman. When her foster mother is framed for a murder Sheena is forced to flee, helped by her ability to talk to animals and her knowledge of the jungle.
Votes: 3,694 | Gross: $5.78M
75. Firestarter (1984)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A couple who participated in a potent medical experiment gain telekinetic ability and then have a child who is pyrokinetic.
Votes: 24,905 | Gross: $15.10M
76. Supergirl (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.
Votes: 15,529 | Gross: $13.60M
78. Red Sonja (1985)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A vengeful woman sets out to retrieve a magic orb from an evil queen whom she vows vengeance upon after the evil queen slain her family and her loyal warriors raped her.
Votes: 32,998 | Gross: $6.95M
79. Howard the Duck (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.
Votes: 36,510 | Gross: $16.30M
80. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Votes: 36,257 | Gross: $15.68M
82. The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hopefully on the verge of curing his Hulk condition, Banner meets his colleague, Don Blake, who is mystically linked to a Viking warrior, Thor.
85. Pryde of the X-Men (1989 TV Short)
22 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Short
Just as teenage mutant Kitty Pryde is welcomed to the X-Men, the team of mutant heroes are called into battle to prevent Magneto and his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants from crashing a comet into the Earth.
86. The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Banner is held as a witness to a violent crime linked to the Kingpin, the fugitive is helped by lawyer Matt Murdock who is also the superhero, Daredevil.
87. The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
PG-13 | 88 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy
The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,106 | Gross: $0.19M
90. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.
Votes: 74,032 | Gross: $135.27M
91. Swamp Thing (1990–1993)
30 min | Sci-Fi
The adventures of a man-turned-muck monster. Swamp Thing was once a man named Alec Holland, but after being caught on fire, doused with strange chemicals, and dumped into the Louisiana ... See full summary »
93. The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster (1991 Video)
88 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Every super hero has his nemesis - and this time Flash has that murderous mischief maker the Trickster (Hamill).
94. The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The finale of the television series about Dr. David Banner, a scientist who transforms into a mighty, larger-than-life creature called the Hulk when he gets angry. Desperately attempting to... See full summary »
PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants.
Votes: 45,232 | Gross: $78.66M
98. Power Pack (1991 TV Movie)
27 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The Power's kids have been given superhuman abilities, but that doesn't necessarily mean that adjusting to a new home will be any easier. Alex still needs to find his science book for class... See full summary »
99. Swamp Thing (1991– )
30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Scientist Alec Holland invents a growth substance that could end world hunger, but a plantation owner obsessed with immortality tries to steal it and causes an accident that turns Alec into a human-plant mutant, protector of the bayou.
100. Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
R | 104 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A scanner discovers a plot by renegade elements in the city government to take power with the help of evil scanners.