English movies about superheroes

List of the best English movies about superheroes, selected by site visitors: Batman Forever, Batman: Gotham Knight, Kick-Ass, Superman, Supergirl, Fantastic Four, Flash Gordon, Wonder Woman 1984, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Stan Lee's Lucky Man.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Batman Forever (1995)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:01

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side. And Edward Nygma, computer-genius and former employee of millionaire Bruce Wayne, is out to get the philanthropist; as The Riddler. Former circus acrobat Dick Grayson, his family killed by Two-Face, becomes Wayne's ward and Batman's new partner Robin.

Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, cartoon, crime, anime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea
Duration01:12

Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.

Kick-Ass (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan
Duration01:57

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.

Superman (1978)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, Luxembourg, France
Duration02:23

Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.

Supergirl (1984)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:00

After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Fantastic Four (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:40

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Flash Gordon (1980)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:51

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant—Ming the Merciless—to save Earth.

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:08

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Stan Lee's Lucky Man (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43

London cop and compulsive gambler Harry Clayton is on the verge of losing everything. On the night when his huge debts are to be called in, he meets the enigmatic Eve, who gives him a mysterious bracelet said to endow the wearer with immense luck. Harry's fortunes suddenly begin to shift, but he also soon finds himself sucked into a sinister crime wave sweeping through the city.

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LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Cosmic Clash (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Denmark
Duration01:32

Earth, a shiny jewel floating in the blackness of space... and for the robot known as Brainiac, the last piece to capture for his collection of planets. Not if the Justice League has anything to say about it!

V for Vendetta (2006)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:12

In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

Max Steel (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37

The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

Rise of the Superheroes (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:56

This is the story of how superheroes from Tim Burton's prototype blockbuster Batman, Blade, X-Men, Spiderman to Iron Man and the Black Panther brought to life from the pages of comic books, first took over Hollywood and then conquered the world through action films with larger-than-life characters.

SuperBob (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30

Six years ago, Robert Kenner, a mild mannered postman from Peckham, South London was struck by a meteor which bestowed him with super powers. Today, Bob is an overworked under-appreciated “civil servant” for the British government. He spends most waking hours saving people and filling out forms. There has been no time for anything else. Least of all love. But today he has a day off. And best of all, he has a date with the woman he once met at the library. Now all he has to do is act as if this isn’t the most exciting day of his life. Apparently that puts people off.

iBoy (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:24

After an accident, Tom wakes from a coma to discover that fragments of his smart phone have been embedded in his head, and worse, that returning to normal teenage life is impossible because he has developed a strange set of super powers.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, France, United Kingdom, India
Duration02:28

Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

Turtles Forever (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, China, West Germany, Japan, France, Italy
Duration01:10

Turtles Forever is a made-for-tv animated movie. Produced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise, the movie teams up different incarnations of the titular heroes—chiefly the light-hearted, child-friendly characters from the 1987 animated series and the darker cast of the 4Kids' own 2003 animated series—in an adventure that spans multiple universes.

Dragonball Evolution (2009)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico, Japan, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
Duration01:25

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

Defendor (2009)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he changes into a vigilante super-hero of his own making, Defendor. With no power other than courage Defendor takes to the streets to protect the city's innocents.

Macbeth (1971)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:20

Scotland, 11th century. Driven by the twisted prophecy of three witches and the ruthless ambition of his wife, warlord Macbeth, bold and brave, but also weak and hesitant, betrays his good king and his brothers in arms and sinks into the bloody mud of a path with no return, sown with crime and suspicion.

Guns Akimbo (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom, Germany

An ordinary guy suddenly finds himself forced to fight a gladiator-like battle for a dark website that streams the violence for viewers. Miles must fight heavily armed Nix and also save his kidnapped ex-girlfriend.

Tank Girl (1995)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44

Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.

The Ghost Writer (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:08

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman Polanski's tense drama, the author realizes that his discovery threatens some very powerful people who will do anything to ensure that certain episodes from Lang's past remain buried.

Sheena (1984)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey are forced to flee while pursued by the mercenaries hired by the real killer, who hopes to assume power. Sheena's ability to talk to the animals and knowledge of jungle lore give them a chance against the high tech weapons of the mercenaries.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:50

To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.

Blade (1998)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:00

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.

Iron Man 2 (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:05

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.

Green Lantern (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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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