Superhero Movies

List of the best superhero movies selected by site visitors: The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Avengers, Fantastic Four, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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

The Avengers (2012)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersSuperhero, Partners, Aliens, Scientists, Heroes, Giants, Monsters
PlotAlien invasion, Superpowers, Love, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceShips, Germany, India, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing

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!

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Heroes, Military, Superhero, Partners
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Apocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Rivalry, Superpowers
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating, For men

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

The Avengers (1998)
Mark5 (imdb: 3.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Chase
PlaceEngland
StyleFor men

British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma Peel, the only suspect, but simultaneously falls for her and joins forces with her to combat Sir August.

Fantastic Four (2005)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:46
CharactersSuperhero, Scientists, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Teleportation, Superpowers
PlaceLaboratory, Space, New York
StyleMarvel, Exciting, By comics

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.

Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersSuperhero, Friends
PlotWar, Mystery, Superpowers
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

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.

Fantastic Four (1994)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersSuperhero, Scientists, Superhero
PlotAdventures, Martial Arts
PlaceSpace
StyleSpectacular, Fancy

Fantastic Four, also known as Fantastic Four: The Animated Series, is the third animated television series based on Marvel's comic book series of the same name. Airing began on September 24, 1994, until ending on February 24, 1996. The series ran for 2 seasons, with 13 episodes per season, making 26 episodes in total.

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Scientists, Family, Monsters
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Experiments
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Disturbing, By comics

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler 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.

Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersSuperhero, Scientists, Heroes, Students
PlotJealousy, Death
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleMarvel, Soulful, Exciting, For men, To cry

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.

Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Killers, Police, Friends, Heroes, Spiders
PlotAdventure, Love, Jealousy, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men, To cry

The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – 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.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Heroes, Scientists, Girlfriends
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Mystery, Experiments
PlaceNew York
StyleMarvel

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away, but that is a promise he cannot keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro, emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn, returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past.

Man of Steel (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersSuperhero, Journalists, Reporters
PlotAdventure, Expeditions
PlaceDeserts, USA
StyleDC, Best soundtracks, By comics, Exciting, Disturbing

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Superman Returns (2006)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersSuperhero, Reporters
PlotAdventure
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting

Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Obsession
PlaceMountains, Laboratory
StyleDisturbing

With global superpowers engaged in an increasingly hostile arms race, Superman leads a crusade to rid the world of nuclear weapons. But Lex Luthor, recently sprung from jail, is declaring war on the Man of Steel and his quest to save the planet. Using a strand of Superman's hair, Luthor synthesizes a powerful ally known as Nuclear Man and ignites an epic battle spanning Earth and space.

Superman III (1983)
Mark5 (imdb: 5)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
StyleExciting

Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. Between rekindling romance with his high school sweetheart and saving himself, Superman must contend with a powerful supercomputer.

Superman II (1980)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Criminals
PlotAdventure
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human in order to get closer to Lois, realizes he has a responsibility to save the planet.

Superman (1978)
Mark4.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Journalists, Criminals
PlotAdventure
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

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.

The Dark Knight (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32
CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Psychopath, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Rivalry
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Worth watching, Exciting, Heavy

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.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:45
CharactersSuperhero, Police, Heroes, Criminals, Tough guys, Terrorists, Billionaires
PlotSurvival, Fight, Willpower, Love, Political, Mystery, Betrayal, Intrigue
PlacePrison, USA, Mansions
StyleDC, Gloomy, Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Green Lantern (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Monsters, Friends, Lifeguards, Actors, Heroes, Pilots
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Superpowers
PlaceSpace
StyleBy comics, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

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.

Hancock (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Lost memory, Superpowers
StyleExciting, For men

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?




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