Best Comic movies or live action

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1. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,195,373 | Gross: $623.36M

2. Barefoot Gen (1983)

TV-PG | 83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.

Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Votes: 6,541

3. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,401,608 | Gross: $448.14M

4. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

84 Metascore

When the menace known as The Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham. The Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 2,090,618 | Gross: $534.86M

5. Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 (2012 Video)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

SHIELD agent Sitwell is assigned to recover an abandoned Chitauri weapon being used by a young couple robbing a bank

Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Bradford, Maximiliano Hernández, Titus Welliver

Votes: 7,280

6. Batman: Ashes to Ashes (2009)

18 min | Short, Crime

1938 Driven by different, but nevertheless essential reasons, Eddy, Charles and Sergio decide to break into the huge manor that overhangs the city. Their enterprise soon starts to derail as... See full summary »

Directors: Samuel Bodin, Julien Mokrani | Stars: Arnaud Bichon, Marielle Guerber, Florian Haas, Julien Honoré

Votes: 114

7. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

Clark Kent is an alien who as a child was evacuated from his dying world and came to Earth, living as a normal human. But when survivors of his alien home invade Earth, he must reveal himself to the world.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Votes: 652,890 | Gross: $291.05M

8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

53 Metascore

When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 392,918 | Gross: $202.85M

9. Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Action, Adventure

Frustrated at being marginalized at work, Peggy Carter goes on an unauthorized solo field mission.

Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Hayley Atwell, Bradley Whitford, Dominic Cooper, Tim Trobec

Votes: 7,139

10. Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (2014 Video)

Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

A documentary filmmaker interviews the now-famous Trevor Slattery from behind bars.

Director: Drew Pearce | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Scoot McNairy, Lester Speight, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 7,295

11. Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Sci-Fi

Agents Coulson and Sitwell plan to derail General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross from interfering with S.H.I.E.L.D. affairs with a very special person.

Director: Leythum | Stars: Clark Gregg, Maximiliano Hernández, Deborah Knox, Robert Downey Jr.

Votes: 5,245

12. Marvel One-Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 4 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

Agent Coulson stops at a convenience store and deals with a coincidental robbery during his visit.

Director: Leythum | Stars: Clark Gregg, Jessica Manuel, Jeff Prewett, Zach Hudson

Votes: 5,878

13. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 677,605 | Gross: $459.01M

14. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC's Trinity (Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman), who operate outside of the law, are framed for murders of prominent scientist and the government decides to take them out.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Michael C. Hall, Tamara Taylor, Paget Brewster

Votes: 11,918

15. The Wolverine (2013)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

61 Metascore

Wolverine comes to Japan to meet an old friend whose life he saved years ago, and gets embroiled in a conspiracy involving yakuza and mutants.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

Votes: 405,470 | Gross: $132.56M

16. Attack on Titan: Part 1 (2015)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In a world where giant humanoid Titans prey on humans, Eren joins the scouting legion to get revenge on the monsters who killed everyone in his town.

Director: Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Ashly Burch, Bryce Papenbrook, Monica Rial, Satomi Ishihara

Votes: 11,156 | Gross: $0.45M

17. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Marina Inoue, Yûki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Josh Grelle

Votes: 126,961

18. Ant-Man (2015)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

64 Metascore

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly

Votes: 512,368 | Gross: $180.20M

19. X-Men (2000)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

In a world where mutants (evolved super-powered humans) exist and are discriminated against, two groups form for an inevitable clash: the supremacist Brotherhood, and the pacifist X-Men.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen

Votes: 541,442 | Gross: $157.30M

20. Batman: Bad Blood (2016 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Yvonne Strahovski, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher

Votes: 17,244

21. Batman vs. Robin (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While Damian Wayne struggles to cope with Batman's no-killing rule, he soon starts to believe that his destiny lies within a secret society known as, The Court of Owls.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Stuart Allan, Troy Baker, Kevin Conroy, Trevor Devall

Votes: 16,760

22. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When Atlantian troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Sean Astin, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 17,239

23. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Flash finds himself in a war torn alternate timeline and teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to return home and restore the timeline.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Justin Chambers, C. Thomas Howell, Michael B. Jordan, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 38,413

24. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

Directors: Jay Oliva, Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Neal McDonough, Hynden Walch, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 28,185

25. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with super-human powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Andre Braugher, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg

Votes: 22,406

26. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: William Baldwin, Mark Harmon, Chris Noth, Gina Torres

Votes: 22,147

27. Superman: Unbound (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."

Director: James Tucker | Stars: Matt Bomer, Stana Katic, John Noble, Molly C. Quinn

Votes: 10,350

28. Deadpool (2016)

R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

65 Metascore

A wisecracking mercenary gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.

Director: Tim Miller | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein

Votes: 832,901 | Gross: $363.07M

29. Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo (2006 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

After a battle with a high-tech villain named, Saiko-Tek, the Teen Titans travel to the city of Tokyo where they find themselves embroiled in a conflict with an ancient enemy.

Directors: Michael Chang, Ben Jones, Matt Youngberg | Stars: Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong

Votes: 3,708

30. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 458,874 | Gross: $107.51M

31. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure

70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,207,069 | Gross: $206.85M

32. Son of Batman (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman learns he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son, secretly raised by the terrorist group the League of Assassins.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan, Thomas Gibson, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 20,892

33. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

44 Metascore

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 582,792 | Gross: $330.36M

34. Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016 Video)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Robin is sent to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Christopher Gorham, Shemar Moore, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 15,493

35. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 11,417

36. Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! (2015 Video)

PG | 73 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Marvel Heroes unite to try and stop Loki and the frost giant Ymir from conquering the world as the duo try to steal Santa's powers to do so.

Director: Mitch Schauer | Stars: Mick Wingert, Matthew Mercer, Travis Willingham, Fred Tatasciore

Votes: 536

37. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford

Votes: 677,049 | Gross: $259.77M

38. Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (2013 Video)

PG | 71 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Invincible Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk must join forces to save the Earth from its greatest threat yet.

Directors: Eric Radomski, Leo Riley | Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Fred Tatasciore, Dee Bradley Baker, Robin Atkin Downes

Votes: 1,939

39. Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 88 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

Iron Man is framed by a technological terrorist and breaks out to clear his name.

Director: Hiroshi Hamazaki | Stars: Norman Reedus, Matthew Mercer, Eric Bauza, Kate Higgins

Votes: 3,716

40. Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 83 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After interfering with a top secret mission, THE PUNISHER is taken into custody by S.H.I.E.L.D. AGENT and AVENGER, BLACK WIDOW. At the orders of Director Nick Fury, Punisher and Black Widow... See full summary »

Director: Kenichi Shimizu | Stars: Jennifer Carpenter, Brian Bloom, John Eric Bentley, Grant George

Votes: 3,783

41. Ultimate Avengers II (2006 Video)

PG-13 | 73 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When the Chitauri invaders are sighted in the African kingdom of Wakanda, the Avengers covertly enter the advanced nation to investigate.

Directors: Will Meugniot, Dick Sebast, Bob Richardson | Stars: Justin Gross, Grey Griffin, Michael Massee, Marc Worden

Votes: 8,349

42. Hulk Vs. (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Two stories featuring Marvel's anti-hero The Incredible Hulk and his encounters with the X-Man Wolverine and the god known as Thor.

Directors: Sam Liu, Frank Paur | Stars: Fred Tatasciore, Matthew Wolf, Graham McTavish, Grey Griffin

Votes: 10,827

43. Planet Hulk (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 81 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Incredible Hulk, ejected from Earth in a spaceship, crash-lands on a planet ruled by a tyrant, who forces him to fight in a coliseum against other powerful creatures. The Hulk reluctantly befriends the combatants on his team.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Rick D. Wasserman, Lisa Ann Beley, Mark Hildreth, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 11,112

44. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

75 Metascore

Political involvement in the Avengers' affairs causes a rift between Captain America and Iron Man.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 596,626 | Gross: $408.08M

45. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

52 Metascore

In the 1980s the X-Men must defeat an ancient all-powerful mutant, En Sabah Nur, who intends to thrive through bringing destruction to the world.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult

Votes: 363,588 | Gross: $155.44M

46. X-Men: First Class (2011)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

65 Metascore

In the 1960s, superpowered humans Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr work together to find others like them, but Erik's vengeful pursuit of an ambitious mutant who ruined his life causes a schism to divide them.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 615,090 | Gross: $146.41M

47. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

75 Metascore

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy

Votes: 626,845 | Gross: $233.92M

48. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

40 Metascore

The early years of James Logan, featuring his rivalry with his brother Victor Creed, his service in the special forces team Weapon X, and his experimentation into the metal-lined mutant Wolverine.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston

Votes: 441,723 | Gross: $179.88M

49. X2: X-Men United (2003)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4