6 posts tagged Comic Book and Superhero Movies
Batman: The Movie
(1966) Rated PG - 1hr 44m
In director Leslie H. Martinson’s campy action comedy based on the tongue-in-cheek 1960s TV series, Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) battle sharks, Catwoman (Lee Meriwether), The Joker (Cesar Romero), The Penguin (Burgess Meredith) and The Riddler (Frank Gorshin) on the big screen. Can they keep the bad guys from taking over the world? With a “wham!” and a “pow!” the heroes just might pull it off — and maintain their secret identities.
6.4/10 - IMDB
Batman: Year One
(2011) Rated PG-13 - 1hr 4m
This animated movie finds Bruce Wayne as he first assumes the identity of crime fighter Batman, crossing paths with Gotham’s top cop, James Gordon. When Catwoman and the mob unleash a crime spree, it’s up to the caped crusader to deliver justice.
7.3/10 - IMDB
(2004) Rated PG-13 - 2hr 12m
Based on Mike Mignola’s cult comic book series, this fast-paced live-action film tells the dark story of Hellboy, a charismatic demon who’s put on Earth by the Nazis to terrorize the rest of the world. But Hellboy has other plans. Deciding to fight for good instead of evil, he vows to rid the world of supernatural monsters and the powers that rule them.
6.9/10 - IMDB
(2004) Rated R - 2hr 3m
Undercover FBI agent Frank Castle is devastated when his wife and children are murdered after witnessing a Mafia hit. So with nothing left to lose or to live for, Castle becomes “the Punisher” — a one-man judge, jury and executioner.
(2011) PG-13 - 1hr 54m
In this Marvel Comics-inspired action flick, thunder god Thor finds himself banished by his father, Odin, and forced to live among humans on Earth to learn humility. Can Thor regain his powers and return home?
7.0/10 - IMDB
(2010) Rated R - 117 minutes
Inspired by his love of comic books, high school student Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) decides to transform himself into a masked crime fighter — a decision that eventually thrusts the teenager into Internet stardom. Soon, Dave’s antics inspire a wave of would-be heroes to don costumes and live out their superhero fantasies. Nicolas Cage, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Chloe Moretz also star in this comic book adaptation from director Matthew Vaughn.
7.9/10 - IMDB