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message 1: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments What are your favorite comic book movies? Mine's are:

1. The Avengers
2. Sin City
3. X-Men: First Class
4. Iron Man
5. The Dark Knight
6. Spider Man 2
7. X-Men 2


message 2: by Tommy (new)

Tommy Hancock (tommyhancock) | 47 comments Gonna try this up to 10. I'm sure on 1 and 2, but after that... hazy.

1. Scott Pilgrim
2. Kick-Ass
3. The Dark Knight
4. Ultimate Spider-Man
5. Sin City
6. Kick-Ass 2
7. Batman
8. X-Men: First Class
9. Watchmen
10. Josie and the Pussycats

I'm sure I missed some and that some jumbling could be in order, but I'm basically fine with this list.


message 3: by Dave (new)

Dave Glorioso | 111 comments 1. Avengers
2. 300
3. Kick Ass
4. X Men First Class
5. V for Vengeance
6. The Dark Knight
7. The Crow
8. Iron Man
9. Oblivion
10. Hellboy movies

Only Avengers as 1 is certain
2-10 could change order


message 4: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Tommy wrote: "Gonna try this up to 10. I'm sure on 1 and 2, but after that... hazy.

1. Scott Pilgrim
2. Kick-Ass
3. The Dark Knight
4. Ultimate Spider-Man
5. Sin City
6. Kick-Ass 2
7. Batman
8. X-Men: First Cla..."


I really need to see the Kick-Ass movies! I've read the first comic so far, but I haven't gotten the chance to check out the movie!


message 5: by Tommy (new)

Tommy Hancock (tommyhancock) | 47 comments Oh, yeah, they definitely come highly recommended by me. In my opinion, Kick-Ass 1: movie > comic. Kick-Ass 2 comic > movie. But either way, both versions of both are just awesome.


message 6: by Mike (new)

Mike | 289 comments 1. Avengers
2. Dark Knight Rises
3. X Men First Class
4. Iron Man 3
5. Batman Begins
6. The Dark Knight
7. Sin City
8. Iron Man
9. Thor 2
10. 300


message 7: by Jeff (new)

Jeff Iron Man
The Dark Knight
Spiderman 2
The Avengers
X-Men 2
Hulk
Hellboy 2
Superman 2
Batman Begins
The Rocketeer


message 8: by Allen (new)

Allen Rubinstein (allenrubinstein) | 76 comments American Splendor
The History of Violence
Persepolis
Tamara Drewe
Ghost World
The Addams Family
Superman
Spiderman 2
Road to Perdition


message 9: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Tommy wrote: "Oh, yeah, they definitely come highly recommended by me. In my opinion, Kick-Ass 1: movie > comic. Kick-Ass 2 comic > movie. But either way, both versions of both are just awesome."

That's great to hear! :D


message 10: by Robert (new)

Robert Wright (rhwright) | 294 comments In no particular order:

The Rocketeer
Iron Man
Superman
The Avengers


message 11: by Peter (new)

Peter | 150 comments Allen wrote: "American Splendor
The History of Violence
Persepolis
Tamara Drewe
Ghost World
The Addams Family
Superman
Spiderman 2
Road to Perdition"


I like your picks, Allen! Nice to see something other than super-heroes.

No disrespect intended to the super-hero movies. I just like a bit of variety.


message 12: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Peter wrote: "Allen wrote: "American Splendor
The History of Violence
Persepolis
Tamara Drewe
Ghost World
The Addams Family
Superman
Spiderman 2
Road to Perdition"

I like your picks, Allen! Nice to see somethin..."


Oh yeah! I forgot about the non superhero movies! It's just there's just not enough of them out there and that's sad since there are so many good comic books out there that are not superhero based.


message 13: by Lu (new)

Lu | 8 comments Something like this:

1. The Dark Knight
2. The Avengers
3. X-Men: First Class
4. Iron Man
5. Watchmen
6. Batman Begins
7. Thor 2
8. Captain America


message 14: by Camilla (new)

Camilla (sandrabbit) X-Men: First Class
Iron Man
Hellboy
Watchmen
The Avengers
Scott Pilgrim
Persepolis
V for Vendetta
The Dark Knight


message 15: by Agustin (new)

Agustin Guerrero (agustinguerrero) | 6 comments Iron Man
The Dark Knight
X-Men: First Class
Dredd 3D
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
V for Vendetta
The Crow
The Wolverine (Minus the last 20 minutes)
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (I hope love for the DCAU is allowed)


message 16: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Agustin wrote: "Iron Man
The Dark Knight
X-Men: First Class
Dredd 3D
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
V for Vendetta
The Crow
The Wolverine (Minus the last 20 minutes)
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (I hope love for the ..."


Oh yeah! I remembered loving Batman: Mask of the Phantasm! I haven't looked at many of DC's recent animated films a for awhile now.


message 17: by Agustin (new)

Agustin Guerrero (agustinguerrero) | 6 comments Ronyell - I'd say they're pretty consistently good. I enjoyed the two Superman/Batman movies quite a bit. They're definitely worth checking out.


message 18: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Agustin wrote: "Ronyell - I'd say they're pretty consistently good. I enjoyed the two Superman/Batman movies quite a bit. They're definitely worth checking out."

Thanks! I'll check them out!


message 19: by Lono (new)

Lono | 44 comments Captain America: Winter Soldier
The Dark Knight
Batman
Iron Man
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
The Crow
Dredd
The Avengers
Hellboy (1 & 2)
300
2 Guns
Blade 2
The Losers
Red
Watchmen
Sin City
Amazing Spider-Man
and Daredevil The Director's Cut (guilty pleasure)


message 20: by Corto (new)

Corto Maltese | 78 comments Of all the multiple mentioned I also love Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Hellboy, Sin City and some Dark Knight but also a quite unknown animated gem based on a South American Comic by Fontanarossa (haven't been able to find it yet, btw.):

BOOGIE is not for the easily offeded though. The Story of an Viet-Vet mercenary/killer is ultra-violent and non-PC to a degree, where it starts to hurt, but also extremely funny. Think "Torpedo" Torpedo: Ni Fleurs, Ni Couronnes or if your not familiar with this, think of Garth Ennis at his most disgusting.
Or, like the main character puts it on the Cover of my DVD:"If you're looking for a hero, buy another film"

My edition is in german, btw. Don't know if there is one in english. Needless to say, it is FSK 18.


message 21: by Steve (new)

Steve Chaput (stevec50) In no order:
AVENGERS
BATMAN
IRON MAN
THOR: THE DARK WORLD
CAPTAIN AMERICA
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER
IRON MAN 3
THOR
WATCHMEN
HELLBOY (1&2)
BLADE
X-MEN
ROAD TO PERDITION
AKIRA
MEN IN BLACK
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (Currently in my Top Five)

I'm sure I've forgotten a number of films.


message 22: by Jawairia (new)

Jawairia OMGG this is a real tough one so ill list all of them
The dark knight rises (favorite)
Man of steel
The amazing spider man (both of them)
Son of Batman
Justice league war
justice league doom
EVERYONE GO WATCH ALL THESE MOVIES CREATED BY DC THEY ALL ARE SOO AMAZING HAVE A MAROTHON


message 23: by Robert (last edited Oct 20, 2014 01:21PM) (new)

Robert Wright (rhwright) | 294 comments The DC direct-to-video films are pretty great, for the most part.

To each their own, but I have to disagree on the Nolan Batman movies, particularly Rises. I think their popularity is colored (and given too much credit) by their being not Batman & Robin and Heath Ledger's haunting turn as the Joker.

Amazing Spiderman was OK, but I still haven't seen 2. I'm just not a huge Spidey fan.

Man of Steel ---well, I have problems with. But it is growing on me. Cavill does make a good Superman.


message 24: by Michael (new)

Michael Cairns (michaelcairns) | 13 comments Oh, so many good ones.
I can't rank them, but particular faves are:
Sin City
Dark Knight Rises
Spiderman
Watchmen
Scott Pilgrim
and, of course, the best one of all time, the original sixties Batman. A genuine classic :) I'm not joking, btw, it's amazing. Best watched straight after the poe-faced seriousness of the most recent Batman movies. I love them, but the sixties one just reminds you that comics can be FUN!


message 25: by Michael (new)

Michael Cairns (michaelcairns) | 13 comments The hellboy ones were very cool as well


message 26: by Dan (last edited Oct 21, 2014 08:52PM) (new)

Dan (dan2345) | 17 comments hhmmm...have to think here...

1.) X-MEN
2.) BATMAN(1989)
3.) THE DARK KNIGHT
4.) SIN CITY
5.) 30 DAYS OF NIGHT
6.) SPIDERMAN(Tobey Maguire...not that new bullshit)
7.) THE WOLVERINE
8.) BLADE
9.) 300
10.) THE CROW
11.) THE WALKING DEAD(I know...."that's a TV show!"...but it's awesome!)
12.) ROAD TO PERDITION
13.) FROM HELL


message 27: by Tiamatty (new)

Tiamatty | 84 comments I'm a fan of the Marvel movies, of course.

The first Christopher Reeves Superman movie is one that I hold up as one of the best superhero movies ever made.

I enjoyed the Burton Batman movies. I loathed the Nolan Batman movies, and consider them some of the most overrated pieces of garbage I have ever watched in my life.

More positively, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World was a lot of fun.


message 28: by Michael (new)

Michael Cairns (michaelcairns) | 13 comments What did you so dislike about the Nolan batman movies?


message 29: by Tiamatty (new)

Tiamatty | 84 comments Michael wrote: "What did you so dislike about the Nolan batman movies?"
I found them ham-fisted, overly melodramatic, too self-serious, too lacking in any sense of fun or self-awareness. Batman Begins even failed spectacularly as an action film - shaky-cam made action scenes unwatchable. The Dark Knight went on too long and had several bits that could and should have been cut entirely - the whole sequence in Hong Kong comes to mind. Funnily enough, Dark Knight Rises, the one that got the least love, was the one I had the least problem with.


message 30: by Michael (new)

Michael Cairns (michaelcairns) | 13 comments Tiamatty wrote: "Michael wrote: "What did you so dislike about the Nolan batman movies?"
I found them ham-fisted, overly melodramatic, too self-serious, too lacking in any sense of fun or self-awareness. Batman Beg..."


Fair enough. They did take themselves very seriously. I guess it depends upon what you want from your comic book movies. I like the different Batman films because they are all contrasting, in a similar way to say the comics from the sixties and then Frank Miller's take.
Cheers


message 31: by Mel (new)

Mel (metermouse) | 50 comments In no particular order (except for #1)
1 Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
2 Addams Family
3 Addams Family Values (thank you Allen I always forget they are based on comics first!)
4 Ghost in the Shell
5 Ghost World
6 Persepolis
7 Akira

that's all that comes to mind for now...


message 32: by Mel (new)

Mel (metermouse) | 50 comments Allen wrote: "American Splendor
The History of Violence
Persepolis
Tamara Drewe
Ghost World
The Addams Family
Superman
Spiderman 2
Road to Perdition"


Good picks!


message 33: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Now, I'm adding to my list:

8. Captain America: Winter Soldier
9. X-Men: Days of Future Past


message 34: by Lono (new)

Lono | 44 comments Ronyell wrote: "Now, I'm adding to my list:

8. Captain America: Winter Soldier
9. X-Men: Days of Future Past"


Both are worth adding!


message 35: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell (rabbitearsblog) | 345 comments Lono wrote: "Ronyell wrote: "Now, I'm adding to my list:

8. Captain America: Winter Soldier
9. X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Both are worth adding!"


Yep!


message 36: by Richard Kenneth (new)

Richard Kenneth Conde | 283 comments Mod
I would have to say it is still Spider-Man 2.


message 37: by Kyle (new)

Kyle Windle | 9 comments Ranking them is impossible but here’s a selection of my favorites:

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Superman the Movie
Captain America (honestly any of them, but esp. Winter Soldier)
Wonder Woman
Black Panther
Avengers: Endgame
Hellboy (2003)
The Rocketeer
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
The Adventures of Tintin
Shazam
X-Men: First Class
Logan


message 38: by Trike (new)

Trike | 112 comments My list of top 5 MCU movies has 15 titles on it. 😁

As a fan of movies, comics and history, the MCU hits the sweet spot of that Venn diagram. What Marvel has done under Kevin Feige is unprecedented. No one has ever set out to create an interconnected movie universe before, nevermind with top-tier talent. And so many of them are not just good but genuinely great. The only one I don’t like is Iron Man 3. Which leaves 22 movies to enjoy.

Outside the MCU I really like

Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse, which was the best comic book movie of 2018. Considering that year also saw the release of 3 MCU films, The Incredibles 2 and Deadpool 2, that is not something I would’ve bet on in January of that year.

The Old Guard on Netflix this week. The comic book is good; the movie is better. Both are written by Greg Rucka.

The Dark Knight - all praise to Heath Ledger.

I Kill Giants - the comic made me cry. The movie nearly did, too.

The Crow - way better than the comic, and still enjoyable to watch despite Brandon Lee’s tragic death on set.

Logan - finally, a good Wolverine flick.

Next Avengers - future fight!

Big Hero 6 - so much fun and brilliantly designed.

Red - I’m all about the Malkovich. The sequel was decent, too.

Road to Perdition - like Old Guard and Crow, it takes a good comic and improves on it.

Akira

Black Magic M-66 - I don’t recall if this was a movie or TV show but I’m still including it. Peak Shirow.


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