Superheroes have monopolized billboards internationally for the past two decades. Gone is the time when we only had Christopher Reeve’s Superman and Tim Burton’s Batman. Choose the best superhero movies in Netflix It has not been an easy task. Since the war for the market streaming it has caused their repertoire to be scarce. Even leaving the platform a few months after being released.
However, there will always be a place for this genre within the platform. Therefore, we share a list with some of the best superhero films that you can find within Netflix, from films based on DC Comics and Marvel comics, through acclaimed animated films, to Asian visions about the subgenre.
Spider-Man (Dir. Sam Raimi, 2002)
A brilliant but clumsy and shy high school student, Peter Parker gains superhuman abilities after being bitten by a genetically modified spider. After a family tragedy, the young man will use his new powers to help and combat threats against the inhabitants of New York City. Spider-man proved to the Hollywood industry the narrative and commercial potential of comic book adaptations for the public in the early 2000s. The first film not only delivered in the audiovisual department, but perfectly captured the humanity and imperfection they have made. Peter Parker one of the most beloved characters in the history of western pop culture. Sail here.
Batman: The Dark Knight (Dir. Christopher Nolan, 2008)
In this installment, Batman fights to end the organized crime that stalks Gotham City. But that’s not all, as Batman’s arch enemy, The Joker, appears, who will make things quite complicated for the Dark Knight. This is one of the best Batman movies to date. Starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, who plays The Joker. The latter took quite a few awards due to his great performance in this role. Sail here.
Kick-ass (Dir. Matthew Vaughn, 2010)
This is a rare superhero movie as several of the protagonists turn out to be antiheroes. Based on the comics of the same name produced by Icon Comics, which is a Marvel owned label. It features performances by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Evan Peters, and Nicolas Cage, just to name a few. The film was quite successful in getting a second part made. Likewise, Netflix wants to carry out a reboot of the first film with new protagonists. Sail here.
Megamind (Dir. Tom McGrath, 2010)
Yes OK Megamind He started out as a villain, he becomes a hero thanks to his actions. And it is that this film has enough themes that make it spectacular. We can see from the triumph of Metroman, the superhero of the city, to his falls against Megamind. Although it seems like a film for children, it really is for the whole family. Sail here.
The Justice League (Dir. Zack Snyder, 2017)
This film is about one of the most iconic groups of superheroes in history. Starring Henry Cavil (Superman) and Ben Affleck (Batman), they seek the need to unite a group capable of defending the planet. Each of its members will have a different motive but a common enemy that unites them. Sail here.
Spider-man: Homecoming (Dir. Jon Watts, 2017)
The film of the most loved superhero by the audience obtained a reboot, this time starring Tom Holland. Here we can see a Peter Parker excited to have been with the Avengers, in Captain America: Civil War, discovering more his powers. Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) serves as his mentor in this film. We can see a new villain named Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerge, who will pose a risk to everything Peter loves. It was certainly a great way to bring our beloved spider hero back to the big screen. Sail here.
Hulk: The Incredible Man (Louis Leterrier, 2008)
One of the superheroes with the largest number of movies in recent years is the Hulk. This movie is one of the MCU’s pre-universe projects that was the benchmark for millions of fans before Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk. This time played by another excellent actor: Edward Norton. Sail here.
Superheroicos (Dir. Robert Rodríguez, 2020)
One of the “family” films of recent years is curiously from the director of series B of films like Del Twilight at dawn (nineteen ninety six) or Sin City (2005). With the interpretation of actors like Pedro Pascal or Taylor Dooley, the film consists of the capture of superheroes before extraterrestrial hands. Your children will be forced to rescue their parents by working as a team. Sail here.
Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (Dir. Vikramaditya Motwane, 2018)
Three young friends – Bhavesh, Siku and Rajat – form a successful online vigilante group. They are in charge of denouncing and solving minor corruption scandals in your neighborhood. However, the team splits up over time. The only one willing to continue this work is Bhavesh, who discovers a dark plot about the theft of water by a local politician. Despite being a commercial failure in India, the film starring Priyanshu Painyuli has been well received by audiences in the West. Even if it is only due to the extravagance of seeing a production of the subgenre produced in Bollywood. Sail here.
Psychokinesis (Dir. Sang-ho Yeon, 2018)
This is the second feature film live action by Sang-ho Yeon, the same director responsible for Zombie Station (2016). A fresh and effective action comedy in the superhero subgenre with a sharp social commentary. The film received mostly positive reviews from the specialized press that continue to position the Seoul filmmaker as one of the most promising voices in this Golden Age of South Korean cinema. The film’s worldwide distribution rights were acquired by Netflix, so take advantage if you haven’t already. Sail here.
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