Throughout April, we're counting down to the release of Marvel's Iron Man 3 with our picks for the Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time; here's #15...
V for Vendetta, 2005.
Directed by James McTeigue.
Alan Moore's chilling tale about a dystopian near-future England under fascist control comes to life courtesy of The Matrix creators Andy and Lana Wachowski, who adapted the opus for the screen alongside first-time director James McTeigue and Agent Smith himself Hugo Weaving in 2005.
The film sees future Thor star Natalie Portman as Evey, a young woman who gets caught up in a revolution after being saved from a gang by V (Weaving), a mysterious Guy Fawkes-masked vigilante and freedom fighter looking to spark a revolution against the brutal totalitarian government. A solid box office hit upon release, »
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