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Sunken Valley
2012-08-22, 06:00 PM
I'm wanting to catalogue every superhero film made. Please help expand my list by adding Superhero films onto. They have to have been in the cinema, but they can be any type of film, from the big comic book adaptions (Dark Knight, MCU etc), Smaller films (Spawn, Kick-ass) or original supers (chroncile, incredibles). Start!

1. Dark Knight
2. Batman Begins
3. Batman
4. Batman Returns
5. Batman Forever
6. Batman and Robin
7. Dark Knight Rises
8. Spiderman
9. Spiderman 2
10. Spiderman 3
11. Amazing Spiderman
12. Superman
13. Superman 2
14. Superman 3
15. Superman 4
16. Superman Returns
17. X-men
18. X2
19. X3: Last Stand
20. X-men Origins: Wolverine
21. X-men First class
22. Iron Man
23. Iron Man 2
24. Thor
25. Hulk
26. Incredible Hulk
27. Captain America
28. Avengers
29. Incredibles
30. Chronicle
31. Kickass
32. Super
33. Tank Girl
34. Catwoman
35. Electra
36. Daredevil
37. Ghost Rider
38. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence
39. Spawn
40. Howard the Duck

comicshorse
2012-08-22, 07:14 PM
Mystery Men
Green Lantern
The Crow (not sure if that counts)
Nick Fury

Serpentine
2012-08-22, 07:19 PM
The Tick :I

There's also at least one much older Hulk movie, and I think there was one for The Flash although I could be getting mixed up with Flash Gordon, and I'm not sure whether he's a superhero. Also Unbreakable.

Dienekes
2012-08-22, 07:22 PM
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. The only bit of the amazing DCAU to make it to theaters.

And I suppose since you have the Incredibles, Megamind needs to be added as well

JCarter426
2012-08-22, 07:35 PM
Batman 1966. Oh yes.

Oh, and I don't see Supergirl on the list.

Cdr.Fallout
2012-08-22, 08:41 PM
Does Judge Dredd count? After all, he is the law...

kpenguin
2012-08-22, 09:49 PM
There is a shocking lack of Steel on the list.

Aedilred
2012-08-23, 12:11 AM
Something that would be useful for such a list, I think, is to have the date for each film next to the name - it'll help to avoid confusion, especially where they're not being listed in chronological order of release (as with the Batman films, for instance).

In any case, some more for you:

Blade (1998); Blade 2 (2002); Blade: Trinity (2004)
Fantastic Four (2005); Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Hellboy (2004); Hellboy 2 (2008)
Watchmen (2009)
Hancock (2008)
Constantine (2005)
Unbreakable (2000)
Superman and the Mole Men (1951)

If you count them as superheroes, which I would, there's also:

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Flash Gordon (1980)

and debatably Scott Pilgrim vs The World.

Karoht
2012-08-23, 12:20 AM
Here's a relevant resource. Needs a bit of sorting though.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_based_on_English-language_comics

Go!

KillianHawkeye
2012-08-23, 08:22 AM
I'm pretty sure there were at least two Punisher movies. One of them had John Travolta in it.

There was also The Phantom (starring Billy Zane) and The Shadow (starring Alec Baldwin).

I think Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles technically counts as a super hero team. There have been 4 movies in that series so far.

dps
2012-08-23, 12:43 PM
This is probably an impossible task. I'd bet that there were dozens of low-budget superhero flicks in the 1950 that nobody here ever even heard of. Maybe hundreds--and that's just if you restrict it to English-language cinema.

Heck, if Tarzan counts, there's probably been at least 50 Tarzan films out of Hollywood alone.

kpenguin
2012-08-23, 12:57 PM
Every Santo film (http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~dwilt/santo.html)

Serpentine
2012-08-23, 01:01 PM
Here's a relevant resource. Needs a bit of sorting though.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_films_based_on_English-language_comics

Go!More relevant. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_superhero_films)

Eldan
2012-08-23, 01:04 PM
I think the first question here is how you define Superhero exactly. Because if you just count people being a) heroic and b) having supernatural powers, you can put a few thousand wuxia movies to that list.

Androgeus
2012-08-23, 04:02 PM
More relevant. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_superhero_films)

damn it, I wanted to spoil the fun. :smallfrown:

leafman
2012-08-23, 04:17 PM
Punisher (Dolph Lundgren)
Punisher (Thomas Jane)
Punisher: Warzone
Defendor

I can't think of any more that haven't been listed already but I know there are more.

Ravens_cry
2012-08-23, 04:41 PM
If you count serials as 'films', there's many examples even older than all but Zorro in that list.

Maxios
2012-08-23, 07:23 PM
Watchmen! The Green Hornet!

dps
2012-08-26, 07:50 PM
I think the first question here is how you define Superhero exactly. Because if you just count people being a) heroic and b) having supernatural powers, you can put a few thousand wuxia movies to that list.

If Tarzan counts, then according to Wiki, there are 89 films with Tarzan in the title--and there might be more featuring the character that don't have his name in the title.

Bhu
2012-08-27, 12:21 PM
Somehow y'all have missed these:

The Specials
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wMvv924Gks

Defendor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Kg8HFQ1xP4

Super
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctcURFb7XE4

Special
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4sZaoqLfBM

Zebraman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyggpWz3fkw

Casshern
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk9fGI90qdM

Ra.one
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBud7byobX0

Krrish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK9IlliNeSs

Big Man Japan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozRYgw6Nlpk

Kekko Kamen and Sukeban Boy
Cant post trailer for obvious reasons

Sukeban Deka in it's many variations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MMfUvm4g18

Silver Hawk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcp-Ek1aPYI

The Heroic Trio
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXfNg6NN3C4

Mirage Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EU3w2mqmu0

Mercury Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1YUAtYcVYE

The Black Lightning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9kYdfSroTs


and those are just off the top of my head

http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/#Browse this site may help with the foreign stuff a bt

Logic
2012-08-27, 05:53 PM
I'm pretty sure there were at least two Punisher movies. One of them had John Travolta in it.

There was also The Phantom (starring Billy Zane) and The Shadow (starring Alec Baldwin).

I think Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles technically counts as a super hero team. There have been 4 movies in that series so far.

There (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098141/) are (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0330793/) 3 (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0450314/).

Plus #Dirty Laundry (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWpK0wsnitc).

turkishproverb
2012-08-28, 01:11 PM
Every Santo film (http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~dwilt/santo.html)

OH, I like you.

Somehow y'all have missed these:

The Specials
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wMvv924Gks

Defendor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Kg8HFQ1xP4

Super
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctcURFb7XE4

Special
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4sZaoqLfBM

Zebraman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyggpWz3fkw

Casshern
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk9fGI90qdM

Ra.one
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBud7byobX0

Krrish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK9IlliNeSs

Big Man Japan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozRYgw6Nlpk

Kekko Kamen and Sukeban Boy
Cant post trailer for obvious reasons

Sukeban Deka in it's many variations
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MMfUvm4g18

Silver Hawk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcp-Ek1aPYI

The Heroic Trio
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXfNg6NN3C4

Mirage Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EU3w2mqmu0

Mercury Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1YUAtYcVYE

The Black Lightning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9kYdfSroTs


and those are just off the top of my head

http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/#Browse this site may help with the foreign stuff a bt

you too, though I'm not sure a few of those are really "superhero" even if they are Toku.

THe Kamen Rider films
The Sentai Films (including the sentai "VS" films
The Ultraman Films
The few Gekko Kamen Films.

Personally I wouldn't count ninja turtles as superheroes, just comic book characters.

MikelaC1
2012-08-28, 01:17 PM
Remo Williams

eyeofsaulot
2012-08-29, 11:11 PM
Personally I wouldn't count ninja turtles as superheroes, just comic book characters.

Weird goo mutates them and gives them super strength, then they go on to fight crime and supervillains. Looks like a textbook case to me.

turkishproverb
2012-08-30, 04:34 AM
Weird goo mutates them and gives them super strength, then they go on to fight crime and supervillains. Looks like a textbook case to me.

fighting crime and "supervillains" (little of what they face fits that archetype either) was never their prime concern though, just something they did because the stuff came to them (or in the case of the shredder because of a pseuo-blood feud). Heck they were really more characters caught up in a perpetual gang war and trying to get along.

Further, that's more a textbook case of a scifi adventure series.


About the only series they really ARE pretty likely quantifiable as superheroes is the 1980's cartoon, and even that was pushing it unless we're going to argue every adventure serial protagonist ever was a superhero.

Gnomish Wanderer
2012-08-30, 03:00 PM
These three are arguable about whether or not they really belong in the 'superhero' category, but they're fun nonetheless.
Special (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479162/)
Defendor (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1303828/)
Griff the Invisible (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1509803/)
There was a fourth movie I was going to add, something about a teenager with burns whose mom was killed when he was young so he became a vigilante or something, but I don't remember the name of the movie. Ah well.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1227926/) count?
Edit: Looks like Bhu had a couple of these on his list, well-played Bhu.

Karoht
2012-08-30, 04:45 PM
Weird goo mutates them and gives them super strength, then they go on to fight crime and supervillains. Looks like a textbook case to me.
In comparison to humans, they don't have super powers really. They have skills attainable by human beings, and they have speed and strength and agility of... a human being.
But compaired to a turtle? It's like Godzilla VS Normal people.


But I agree. Not really a genuine super hero group, or at least not one easily defined as one without really moving the fenceposts on what constitutes a super hero.