130 Great Super Hero films to Watch

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My list of of 130 great Super hero movies to watch. How my have you seen?


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Batman & Robin (1997)

Action Crime Fantasy
Strength. Courage. Honor. And loyalty.

Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between the dynamic duo.

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Vote count 1,129 Vote avg 42 Release date 1997-06-20

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Batman (1966)

Family Adventure Comedy
He's Here Big As Life In A Real Bat-Epic

The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

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Vote count 161 Vote avg 60 Release date 1966-07-30

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The Dark Knight (2008)

Drama Action Crime
Why So Serious?

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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Vote count 11,060 Vote avg 82 Release date 2008-07-16

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Action Crime Drama
The Legend Ends

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

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Vote count 7,836 Vote avg 75 Release date 2012-07-16

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Batman Begins (2005)

Action Crime Drama
Evil fears the knight.

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

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Vote count 6,055 Vote avg 74 Release date 2005-06-14

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X-Men (2000)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Evolution Begins

Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.

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Vote count 2,945 Vote avg 70 Release date 2000-07-13

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X2 (2003)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
The time has come for those who are different to stand united.

Professor Charles Xavier and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker. Storm, Wolverine and Jean Grey must join their usual nemeses – Magneto and Mystique – to unhinge Stryker's scheme to exterminate all mutants.

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Vote count 2,736 Vote avg 68 Release date 2003-04-24

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Adventure Action Thriller
Witness the Origin.

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

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Vote count 3,382 Vote avg 62 Release date 2009-04-28

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
Witness the moment that will change our world.

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

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Vote count 4,404 Vote avg 71 Release date 2011-05-24

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The Wolverine (2013)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
When he's most vulnerable, he's most dangerous.

Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.

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Vote count 3,503 Vote avg 64 Release date 2013-07-23

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Spider-Man (2002)

Fantasy Action
With great power comes great responsibility.

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.

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Vote count 4,073 Vote avg 67 Release date 2002-05-01

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Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Action Adventure Fantasy
There's a hero in all of us.

Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his feelings for Mary Jane Watson, a girl he's loved since childhood.

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Vote count 3,413 Vote avg 65 Release date 2004-06-25

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Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Fantasy Action Adventure
The battle within.

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villain – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and also gets caught up in a love triangle.

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Vote count 2,718 Vote avg 58 Release date 2007-05-01

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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Action Adventure Fantasy
The untold story begins.

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

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Vote count 5,593 Vote avg 64 Release date 2012-06-27

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Catwoman (2004)

Action Crime
CATch Her In IMAX

Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a vigilante. Before you can say "cat and mouse," handsome gumshoe Tom Lone is on her tail.

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Vote count 602 Vote avg 42 Release date 2004-07-22

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Green Lantern (2011)

Adventure Action Thriller
In our darkest hour, there will be light.

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

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Vote count 2,057 Vote avg 51 Release date 2011-06-16

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Watchmen (2009)

Action Mystery Science Fiction
Justice is coming to all of us. No matter what we do.

In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.

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Vote count 2,273 Vote avg 69 Release date 2009-03-05

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Hulk (2003)

Action Science Fiction
Unleash the hero within

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

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Vote count 1,195 Vote avg 53 Release date 2003-06-19

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The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Science Fiction Action Adventure
You'll like him when he's angry.

Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face with a new, deadly foe.

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Vote count 2,401 Vote avg 61 Release date 2008-06-12

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Iron Man (2008)

Action Science Fiction Adventure
Heroes aren't born. They're built.

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

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Vote count 8,100 Vote avg 73 Release date 2008-04-30

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Iron Man 2 (2010)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
It's not the armor that makes the hero, but the man inside.

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.

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Vote count 5,782 Vote avg 66 Release date 2010-04-28

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Iron Man 3 (2013)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
Unleash the power behind the armor.

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

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Vote count 7,756 Vote avg 69 Release date 2013-04-18

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The Avengers (2012)

Science Fiction Action Adventure
Some assembly required.

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

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Vote count 11,003 Vote avg 74 Release date 2012-04-25

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Thor (2011)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Two worlds. One hero.

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor -a powerful but arrogant warrior god -recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

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Vote count 5,991 Vote avg 66 Release date 2011-04-21

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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Action Adventure Fantasy
Delve into the darkness

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

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Vote count 4,290 Vote avg 68 Release date 2013-10-29

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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
When patriots become heroes

Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

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Vote count 5,934 Vote avg 65 Release date 2011-07-22

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Action Adventure Science Fiction
In heroes we trust.

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

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Vote count 4,717 Vote avg 76 Release date 2014-03-20

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The Punisher (2004)

Action Crime Drama
There is no justice, there is only revenge.

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.

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Vote count 607 Vote avg 61 Release date 2004-04-15

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Punisher: War Zone (2008)

Action Crime
Vengeance has a name

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the "Punisher Task Force" hot on his trail and the FBI unable to take Jigsaw in, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited before more of his evil deeds go unpunished.

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Vote count 232 Vote avg 57 Release date 2008-12-05

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Fantastic Four (2005)

Action Adventure Fantasy
4 times the action. 4 times the adventure. 4 times the fantastic.

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" must now thwart the evil plans of Dr. Doom and save the world from certain destruction.

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Vote count 2,239 Vote avg 55 Release date 2005-07-07

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Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Discover the secret of the Surfer.

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.

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Vote count 2,031 Vote avg 54 Release date 2007-06-13

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Daredevil (2003)

Fantasy Action Crime
A Guardian Devil

He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock represents the downtrodden. At night he is Daredevil, a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets of the city, a relentless avenger of justice.

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Vote count 1,185 Vote avg 50 Release date 2003-02-14

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Elektra (2005)

Action
Looks can kill

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.

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Vote count 457 Vote avg 49 Release date 2005-01-13

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Hellboy (2004)

Fantasy Action Science Fiction
From the Dark Side to Our Side.

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil.

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Vote count 1,779 Vote avg 64 Release date 2004-04-02

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Saving the world is a hell of a job.

In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince.

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Vote count 1,237 Vote avg 65 Release date 2008-07-11

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Spawn (1997)

Action Adventure Fantasy
Born in darkness. Sworn to justice.

After being murdered by corrupt colleagues in a covert government agency, Al Simmons (Michael Jai White) makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected to see his beloved wife Wanda (Theresa Randle). In exchange for his return to Earth, Simmons agrees to lead Hell's Army in the destruction of mankind.

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Vote count 272 Vote avg 50 Release date 1997-07-31

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Blade (1998)

Horror Action
Part Man. Part Vampire. All Hero.

When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade and his mentor Whistler battle an evil vampire rebel (Deacon Frost) who plans to take over the outdated vampire council, capture Blade and resurrect voracious blood god La Magra.

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Vote count 1,614 Vote avg 64 Release date 1998-08-21

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Blade II (2002)

Science Fiction Horror Action
Faster. Sharper. Deadlier.

A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Blade is asked by the Vampire Nation for his help in preventing a nightmare plague that would wipe out both humans and vampires.

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Vote count 1,268 Vote avg 62 Release date 2002-03-22

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Blade: Trinity (2004)

Science Fiction Action Horror
The final hunt begins.

For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never knew existed - The Nightstalkers. Together with Abigail and Hannibal, two deftly trained Nightstalkers, Blade follows a trail of blood to the ancient creature that is also hunting him, the original vampire, Dracula.

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Vote count 1,046 Vote avg 57 Release date 2004-12-08

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The Punisher (1989)

Action Thriller

The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle survived the blast to become THE PUNISHER ... a shadowy, invincible fighter against evil who lives for total revenge on his mob enemies.

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Vote count 83 Vote avg 55 Release date 1989-10-05

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Ghost Rider (2007)

Thriller Action Fantasy
Hell Is About To Be Unleashed

In order to save his dying father, young stunt cyclist, Johnny Blaze sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from the pure-hearted, Roxanne Simpson, the love of his life. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, now a go-getting reporter, and also with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery 'Ghost Rider'.

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Vote count 1,321 Vote avg 52 Release date 2007-02-16

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

Action Fantasy Thriller
He Rides Again.

When the devil resurfaces with aims to take over the world in human form, Johnny Blaze reluctantly comes out of hiding to transform into the flame-spewing supernatural hero Ghost Rider -- and rescue a 10-year-old boy from an unsavory end.

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Vote count 903 Vote avg 47 Release date 2011-12-10

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Unbreakable (2000)

Action Fantasy Thriller
Some things are only revealed by accident.

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead -- and him unscathed. Is he truly unbreakable? The answer could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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Vote count 1,498 Vote avg 68 Release date 2000-11-13

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The Incredibles (2004)

Action Adventure Animation
No gut, no glory

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.

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Vote count 3,966 Vote avg 73 Release date 2004-11-05

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Kick-Ass (2010)

Action Crime
Shut up. Kick ass.

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

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Vote count 3,851 Vote avg 70 Release date 2010-03-22

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Swamp Thing (1982)

Horror Science Fiction
Science changed him into a monster. Love changed him even more!

Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and is transformed. Arcane, desperate for the formula, attempts to capture the Swamp Thing. An explosive chase ensues that ultimately ends with a confrontation between Holland and a changed Arcane...

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Vote count 74 Vote avg 53 Release date 1982-02-19

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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

Horror Science Fiction
Why can't men be more like plants?

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 affection.

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Vote count 29 Vote avg 45 Release date 1989-05-11

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The Toxic Avenger (1984)

Science Fiction Action Comedy
He was 98lbs. of solid nerd until he became...

Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.

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Vote count 90 Vote avg 65 Release date 1984-05-01

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Science Fiction Action Adventure
Heroes in a half shell!

A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas

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Vote count 399 Vote avg 65 Release date 1990-03-30

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)

Science Fiction Adventure Action
Cowabunga, it's the new turtle movie.

The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.

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Vote count 240 Vote avg 58 Release date 1991-03-22

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