Top 20 Comic Movies

Recently, the most large-scale fighters are filmed about comic book characters. Such pictures are liked by both adults and children. They are characterized by expensive, spectacular special effects, impressive scenery, unusual costumes, a fascinating and intense plot. The best films about comic book characters are made by DC Comics and Marvel, but this collection contains many others.

Joker (2019)

The film deserves to be one of the best. It received 11 Oscar nominations and won in two categories. The film grossed over $140 million in its opening weekend. The action takes place in Gotham in the early 80s. Comedian Arthur strives to bring goodness to the world and give people joy. But his smile causes only cruelty in people. Gradually, Arthur turns into the villain Joker.

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Original title:
Joker

Actors:
Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Bitz…

Country:
USA, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.0, IMDb – 8.5

Age restrictions:
18+


Mask (1994)

Among the best films based on comics is a picture based on the work of the same name published by Dark Horse. She brought fame to the great comedian Jim Carrey and made famous aspiring actress Cameron Diaz. A modest bank employee Stanley gets an old mask that turns him into an uninhibited, brilliant superhero. Then he decides to fight crime with his own methods.

Original title:
The Mask

Actors:
Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Rigert…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.0, IMDb – 6.9

Age restrictions:
12+


Men in Black (film series)

The first film based on the comic book series of the same name by Lowell Cunningham was released back in 1997. Then 3 more pictures appeared with an interesting story about aliens from outer space. The main characters are agents working for the government. Their task is to monitor the activities of aliens on our planet. Men in black protect the Earth from the scum of the universe, wield perfect weapons and leave no traces.

Original title:
Men in Black

Actors:
Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.0, IMDb – 7.3

Age restrictions:
12+


Batman (film series)

The DC Comics movies tell the story of Bruce Wayne. Even as a child, his parents were killed before his eyes. Then the boy, who became the heir to a huge fortune, chose the goal of his life to fight crime. He uses his parents’ money to create a superhero costume, a special vehicle, and a superweapon for himself. He hides his identity under the mask of Batman.

Original title:
Batman

Actors:
Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger …

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.5, IMDb – 7.5

Age restrictions:
12+


Iron Man (trilogy)

The first film about billionaire inventor Tony Stark appeared in 2008. Then two more films about the adventures of a superhero were shot. Having been captured by terrorists, Tony Stark creates a high-tech armored suit for himself. With his help, he makes an escape. After returning to his homeland, Iron Man uncovers a conspiracy within his firm. He uses his own inventions to solve the company’s problems.

Original title:
Iron Man

Actors:
Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow …

Country:
USA, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.9, IMDb – 7.9

Age restrictions:
12+


Sin City (2005)

Among the best films made from the comic book series is the film noir by Robert Rodriguez. It brings the visual style of graphic novels to the screen as accurately as possible. The main picture is black and white. The brightest characters and related details are highlighted in color. The action takes place in a city with a completely corrupt police. Despite the mortal danger, one of the residents is looking for the killer of his girlfriend.

Original title:
Sin City

Actors:
Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Jessica Alba, Benicio Del Toro…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.9, IMDb – 8.0

Age restrictions:
16+


“V” for Vendetta (2006)

The joint feature film of the USA and Germany was shot in the genre of dystopia. It is an adaptation of the comic book of the same name by Alan Moore. The action takes place in England after the outbreak of the epidemic. The cruel chancellor establishes his dictatorship in the country. But a mysterious freedom fighter appears in the city, hiding under a mask and calling himself V. He saves a young woman from the police and makes her his ally.

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Original title:
V for Vendetta

Actors:
Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea …

Country:
Great Britain, Germany

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 8.2

Age restrictions:
16+


Guardians of the Galaxy (trilogy)

The list of the best comic book films includes pictures based on the works of Andy Lanning and Dan Abnett. They are part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the first part, Peter Quill becomes the main character. He gets an artifact of a ruthless villain who was going to take over the Universe with his help. An intergalactic hunt has now begun on Quill.

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Original title:
Guardians of the Galaxy

Actors:
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 8.0

Age Limits :
12+


X-Men (film series)

The series consists of 12 science fiction films, the main characters of which are mutant people. They are based on the Marvel Comics comics of the same name. The first picture appeared in 2000. Since childhood, mutant people have been endowed with unusual abilities that make them outcasts in the modern world. Telepath Charles Xavier organizes a school for them to help control their power.

Original title:
X-Men

Actors:
Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.7, IMDb – 7.4

Age restrictions:
12+


300 Spartans (2007)

The top films based on comics include the film adaptation of the same name by Frank Miller. In the center of events is the bloody battle that took place at Thermopylae. The brave king Leonidas marches with 300 soldiers against the many thousands of troops of the king of Persia Xerxes. The heroism of the brave Spartans inspires the Greeks to unite against the enemy.

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Original title:
300

Actors:
Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Vincent Regan …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.7

Age limits :
16+


Kingsman: Secret Service (dilogue)

The British-American franchise began with the Marvel comic of the same name. He talks about the everyday life of agents of a fictional special service. The protagonist Eggsy is a former marine with a high level of intelligence. A meeting with an old friend of his father changes his life. The guy becomes a new member of the team, whose task is to save humanity.

Original title:
Kingsman: The Secret Service

Actors:
Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson …

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.7

Age restrictions:
18+


The Avengers (film series)

The fantasy film series brings together several superheroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The first picture came out in 2012. Then 3 more films were shot, the last of which became the highest-grossing film in the history of cinema. He broke the record “Avatar”, held for 10 years. The main characters created the SHIELD organization to save humanity from mortal danger.

Original title:
Avengers: Infinity War

Actors:
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.9, IMDb – 8.5

Age restrictions:
16+


Watchmen (2009)

In a film with a gripping plot, the action takes place in a parallel reality. This world is filled with superheroes, but very soon it may collapse. Superhero Rorschach is looking for the killer of one of his colleagues in order to execute the culprit. He investigates a conspiracy against superheroes past and present. To do this, Rorschach organizes an alliance of associates.

Original title:
Watchmen

Actors:
Patrick Wilson, Matthew Goode, Malin Ackerman …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.6

Age restrictions:
16+


Logan (2017)

The third Wolverine film was based on the Logan comic book series. The action takes place in 2029. The mutant has almost lost the ability to regenerate. He lives out his life in the care of Charles Xavier. The old man suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and is dangerous to others. A young mutant comes to Logan, who is in mortal danger. Therefore, Wolverine decides to move her to a safer place.

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Original title:
Logan

Actors:
Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Daphne Keen…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.5, IMDb – 8.1

Age restrictions:
18+


Deadpool (dialogue)

Movies about the funniest mutant Wade Wilson are part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The first picture was released in 2016. A former mercenary acquires superhuman strength as a result of a genetic experiment. But its cellular structure is completely destroyed and is constantly changing. Wilson takes on the nickname Deadpool and dons a superhero costume to find his tormentor and get revenge.

Original title:
Deadpool 2

Actors:
Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.4, IMDb – 7.7

Age restrictions:
18+


Scott Pilgrim vs. Everyone (2010)

The film is based on the comic book series by Brian Lee O’Malley. Scott meets the girl of his dreams and arouses her interest in his person. To have an affair with her, the guy has to solve a much more difficult task. She has dated several guys in the past. Now they are all very angry and are trying to interfere with the lovers.

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Original Title :
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Actors:
Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin …

Country:
USA, UK, Canada, Japan

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.2, IMDb – 7.5

Age restrictions:
16+


Man of Steel (2013)

The fantasy action movie is based on comic books published by DC Comics and is the beginning of its superhero cinematic universe. Clark Kent has incredible strength. As a child, he arrived on Earth from the highly developed planet Krypton. The guy is forced to hide his abilities, but when the Earth is attacked, Clark stands up for her defense.

Original title:
Man of Steel

Actors:
Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner …

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 7.1

Age restrictions:
12+


Venom (2018)

The American superhero movie is based on Marvel comics about Eddie Brock. A symbiote alien takes over a journalist’s body. His presence gives Eddie superpowers, but takes over his mind. To save his identity, Brock has to negotiate with the bloodthirsty Venom.

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Original title:
Venom

Actors:
Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed…

Country:
USA, China

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.7

Age restrictions:
16+


Shazam! (2019)

Action comedy about teenage superhero Billy is new for 2019. The ancient wizard gives the guy the gift to turn into an adult male, the superhero Shazam, but in his heart he still remains a child. The guy tests the limits of his abilities, endangering the lives of others. But soon he has to grow up to fight the forces of evil.

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Original title:
Shazam!

Actors:
Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.4

Age restrictions:
12+


Captain Marvel (2019)

Superhero action movie based on the Carol Danvers comics. The girl was an Air Force pilot, but after a skirmish with aliens, she gained super strength and invulnerability. The planet is threatened by a powerful enemy. Therefore, Carol must quickly learn to master her powers in order to protect the Earth from enslavement.

Original title:
Captain Marvel

Actors:
Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law…

Country:
USA, Australia

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.9

Age restrictions:
16+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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