Most Popular "Comic Hero" Titles
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1. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 1,769,906 | Gross: $533.32M
2. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
Votes: 101,505 | Gross: $119.50M
3. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure
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.
Votes: 568,462 | Gross: $403.71M
6. Police Academy (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
A group of good-hearted but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
Votes: 91,464 | Gross: $81.20M
7. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.
Votes: 433,745 | Gross: $373.38M
8. The Punisher (2004)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion.
Votes: 128,390 | Gross: $33.68M
9. Toy Story 2 (1999)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.
Votes: 405,758 | Gross: $245.82M
12. You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy
An Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.
Votes: 161,780 | Gross: $100.02M
13. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.
Votes: 103,554 | Gross: $17.10M
14. Elektra (2005)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.
Votes: 73,687 | Gross: $24.41M
15. Silver Streak (1976)
PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.
17. Get Smart (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.
Votes: 172,855 | Gross: $130.31M
18. Johnny English (2003)
PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After a sudden attack on the MI5, Johnny English, Britain's most confident yet unintelligent spy, becomes Britain's only spy.
Votes: 118,649 | Gross: $27.97M
19. The Great Dictator (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
21. North to Alaska (1960)
Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
During the Alaska gold rush, prospector George sends partner Sam to Seattle to bring his fiancée but when it turns out that she married another man, Sam returns with a pretty substitute, the hostess of the Henhouse dance hall.
23. Inspector Gadget (1999)
PG | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.
Votes: 37,856 | Gross: $97.36M
24. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Western
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Votes: 55,708 | Gross: $39.25M
25. Son of the Mask (2005)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 42,659 | Gross: $17.01M
27. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Mystery
Luther Heggs aspires to being a reporter for his small town newspaper, the Rachel Courier Express. He gets his big break when the editor asks him to spend the night at the Simmons mansion ... See full summary »
28. The Phantom (1996)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Votes: 28,378 | Gross: $17.30M
31. See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.
Votes: 38,380 | Gross: $46.91M
32. Hercules in New York (1970)
G | 75 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Hercules (Schwarzenegger) is sent to Earth where he finds true love and starts a promising career in the bodybuilder business.
33. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)
G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.
Votes: 25,006 | Gross: $80.92M
34. McLintock! (1963)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials.
35. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy
In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.
Votes: 10,159 | Gross: $13.03M
36. Spy Hard (1996)
PG-13 | 81 min | Comedy, Action
Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot KGB agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.
Votes: 30,654 | Gross: $26.91M
38. The Cowboy Way (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Buddies Pepper Lewis (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny Gilstrap (Kiefer Sutherland) who are championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar Joaquín ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,460 | Gross: $20.28M
39. The Ice Pirates (1984)
PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found ... See full summary »
40. The Frisco Kid (1979)
PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
A Polish rabbi wanders through the Old West on his way to lead a synagogue in San Francisco. On the way he is nearly burnt at the stake by Indians and almost killed by outlaws.
42. Black Knight (2001)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Votes: 31,928 | Gross: $33.42M
43. Dagon (2001)
R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.
44. The Court Jester (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
46. Murderers' Row (1966)
Approved | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Handsome top-secret American agent Matt Helm must recover a laser-weapons inventor who has been kidnapped by arch-villain Julian Wall.
47. Suburban Commando (1991)
PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
An interstellar hero from a distant world visits earth and tries to fit in with a mundane yet kind suburban family.
Votes: 7,852 | Gross: $6.95M
48. First Kid (1996)
PG | 101 min | Family, Comedy
Luke Davenport is the thirteen-year-old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport. Ill tempered Agent Woods is the secret service agent in ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,912 | Gross: $26.46M
49. Inspector Gadget 2 (2003 Video)
PG | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Family
Inspector Gadget returns in this sequel to the 1999 hit, "Inspector Gadget." Gadget once again has to fight his arch nemesis, Claw.
50. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family
A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.
Votes: 32,927 | Gross: $28.41M