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Best Superhero Movies on Netflix Right Now (2024)

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Superhero movies are at their peak right now. Everywhere you look there is something that relates to this pop-culture phenomenon that you can’t escape from. The superhero film genre has drastically improved over the years, gone are the days of campy cheesy flicks and today is the time for well-written, diverse, and three-dimensional characters. The superhero film genre has experimented in diving into other genres as well, like, political thrillers, suspense, action, drama, and even horror.

With that being said, here are a few superhero movie that you can watch with just a push of a button.

Enter Netflix.

Watchmen (2009)

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Watchmen is a 2009 American superhero film based on the 1986–1987 DC Comics limited series of the same name co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons. The film is directed by Zack Snyder (300, Dawn of the Dead). Starring Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, et al.

Set in 1985, the film follows a gathering of costumed vigilantes as full-scale war takes steps to break out between the United States and the Soviet Union. The film started shooting in Vancouver in September 2007 for discharge on March 6, 2009. Like his past film 300, Snyder firmly displayed his storyboards on the comic yet decided not to shoot all of Watchmen utilizing chroma key.

Megamind (2011)

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Megamind is a 2010 American computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Tom McGrath, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Starring Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, et al.

However he is the most-splendid supervillain the world has known, Megamind is the most disastrous. Foiled over and over by brave Metro Man, Megamind is more astounded than anybody when he really figures out how to overcome his long-term adversary. However, without Metro Man, Megamind has no reason throughout everyday life, so he makes another rival, who rapidly concludes that being a troublemaker than a hero is more enjoyable.

Teen Titans GO! To the Movies (2018)

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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies is a 2018 American animated superhero musical comedy film based on the television series Teen Titans Go!, which is based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name. This film is written and produced by series developers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath, and directed by series producer Peter Rida Michail and Horvath.

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies distills the allure of its bright characters into a charmingly happy experience whose strange wacky humor fuels its infectious fun and belies a surprising level of intelligence.

The Spider-Man franchise

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  • Spider-Man (2002)
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Who doesn’t love Spider-Man? When someone says the word ‘superhero’ Spider-Man is arguably the first superhero you could think of. The first trilogy was directed by Sam Raimi up until 2007. It was a very successful trilogy and there were even talks of having a fourth Sam Raimi Spider-Man film, after the project fell-through Sony decided to reboot the franchise with an entirely new cast, director, and lead actor. That’s when Marc Webb and Andrew Garfield stepped in to fill-in the roles. The franchise went on until 2014, however due to mixed reviews, Sony decided to collaborate with Marvel Studios (which is currently owned by Disney) to reboot the franchise again and include the amazing webhead in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), and that’s when Tom Holland came in.

Spider-Man is a very relatable superhero and… do we really need to explain who Spider-Man is at this point?

The Dark Knight Trilogy

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  • Batman Begins (2005)
  • The Dark Knight (2008) (Only available in some countries)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (Only available in some countries)

In 2005, eight years after Batman and Robin put the Batman film franchise on profound freeze, Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer rebooted the franchise with the first film in a series of films called The Dark Knight Trilogy.

A Darker and Grittier retelling of the exemplary Batman mythos, the trilogy follows eccentric billionaire, Bruce Wayne, tormented from seeing his mother and father killed as a child, in his mission to making himself a formidable vigilante crimefighter to save Gotham City from turning into a Wretched Hive of widespread crime and corruption. On that journey, he meets recognizable partners and adversaries, and understands the potentially negative consequences his presence brings upon the residents of Gotham.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Joker
  • Birds of Prey
  • Zoom
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • Hancock
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Superhero movies have been a staple of the average household for a little more than a decade and these films can be enjoyed by the entire family from children, to teens, and even adults. Netflix has a wide range of variety, and a few superhero movies have already moved to a different streaming service, you can also check out Tiger King 2 if you want to explore different genres, read it on Slingo.com. Anyway, the bottomline is: you don’t have to be a superhero to be super, and you don’t have to be a child to enjoy them.

Suit up. Lace up your boots. Be super.