Superhero movies have been around for a long time, but only in the last two decades have they become big business. Batman and Superman dominated the superhero movie scene for years until Marvel threw their hat into the fray with a little movie called Sword and took the domain from DC. Since then, the MCU has gained control, providing fans with the great fights and cool Easter eggs that make superhero movies so great.
However, there have always been bad superhero movies, the ones that give the genre a bad name, but can often also be quite entertaining. In fact, some bad superheroes can be just as good as the good ones.
10 Ant Man
If I wasn’t part of the MCU, Ant Man I probably wouldn’t to be considered a good movie. The characters are very skinny, the plot is cliché, and the action is mediocre. Even the humor, one of the best parts of the movie, doesn’t quite fit compared to the Iron Man or Guardians of the Galaxy films. However, it is still a lot of fun to watch.
Part of that has to do with Paul Rudd’s performance as Ant-Man – Rudd is never obnoxious and does a great job with what he’s given him. His friend Luis, played by Michael Peña, is another highlight of the film, even if his involvement in the whole thing is pretty superfluous. Finally, Ant Man He has a heart that lifts him from the gloom of being a painful cliche and turns it into something that can be fun to watch.
9 Batman forever
By Joel Schumacher bat Man Films have been re-evaluated in recent years as campy masterpieces and of the two, the best is Batman forever. After Tim Burton’s gothic masterpieces, the film’s Day-Glo camp aesthetic came as a shock to the system and Val Kilmer’s Batman was a sleepy rendition of the character.
The real “bad” highlight of the movie is seeing Tommy Lee Jones as Two-Face and Jim Carrey as Riddler just nibbling the stage throughout the entire movie. Both performances are insanely entertaining, which is why this movie is worth watching. It’s so much better when you remember that Tommy Lee Jones totally hated working with Jim Carrey.
8 League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Alan moore League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is his best work of recent days, leading the heroes of classical literature and telling new and more realistic stories with them. When it was announced that the series would be made into a movie, fans were very happy, especially with the casting of Sir Sean Connery as Allan Quatermain.
The movie took the costumes from the comics and that was pretty much it, condensing it all into one great goofy action game. The funny thing is, when the movie is a great goofy action game, it’s actually quite entertaining. This is terrible LoEG movie, but it can be a pretty good action movie if you turn off your brain.
7 X-Men: Apocalypse
X-Men: Apocalypse it’s a weird movie because it has a reputation for being so bad when it’s actually fun to watch. It definitely has a lot of issues – it’s packed with characters and can be a bit more severe than necessary at the time. However, there are still some good things about it, such as Jame McAvoy and Michael Fassbender as Professor X and Magneto respectively, along with the action scenes that are really good.
Apocalypse It’s still pretty ridiculous in some places, but it’s ridiculous in a fun, not frustrating way. The movie is primarily a major disappointment – Apocalypse is such a beloved villain and X-Men: Days of Future Past it was so good that this movie, which was not great, worked against him.
6 X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine That’s what happens when writers who don’t understand superheroes and why they’re cool are hired to write a movie. This is a legitimately bad movie, even if Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber put out some solid performances as Wolverine and Sabretooth. However, it’s also fun to watch for how bad it is.
Well, to the end, that is. Deadpool’s colossal misuse takes a bad but funny movie and makes it truly terrible, as it takes away everything that makes the character so great. However, the movie is worth watching just to see it evolve from hilariously bad to something really terrible.
5 Iron Man
Iron Man It’s the double-edged sword of bad superhero movies. There are a lot of things about it that are pretty good – Henry Cavill looks great as Superman and the production design is wonderful, but the movie fundamentally misunderstands everything about Superman. However, that is also where the charm of the film lies.
Director Zack Snyder and writer David S. Goyer made a movie that actively hates everything Superman stands for, and while it’s somewhat depressing, it’s fun to watch it unfold in an incredulous way. Have a drink every time something basically anti-Superman happens and the movie gets a lot more fun.
4 Batman and robin
Batman and robin It’s the height of Schumacher’s cheesy Batman and it’s a joy to watch. This is not a good movie by any means, but it is still a lot of fun to watch. Batman has a bat credit card. The ice skates come out of his and Robin’s boots. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mister Freeze spits bad puns in every scene he’s in. It’s delicious.
Batman and robin is the definition of a bad funny movie. It set a new standard for camp superhero movies and while it’s received a huge reevaluation in recent years, Batman and robin it’s still a terrible movie in the best possible way.
3 X-Men 3: The Last Stand
The first two X Men movies are great but The last battle It almost killed the franchise. The latest film in the trilogy has so many blows against it – it tries to cram a great story into a relatively short runtime and destroy a classic arc in the process. However, that doesn’t mean it’s not worth seeing.
If one forgets about that X-Men 3 is trying to adapt one of the best comic stories ever, this is a decent movie with some pretty ridiculous story options in places that make it entertaining in such a bad way it’s good. Plus, the final battle is really cool and does a lot to save the movie from how bad it is in places.
By Schumacher bat Man the movies are camp masterpieces and Catwoman follow in their footsteps. It doesn’t share the Day-Glo aesthetic of Schumacher’s movies, it’s much darker, but it’s just as cheesy, glorifying the sheer ridiculousness of the script.
The story isn’t good, but everything about the movie is so over the top it’s just an entertaining watch from start to finish. The main trio of actors, Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt and Sharon Stone, do their best with what is given to them, embrace the absurdity of the script and make a terrible movie very funny.
1 The spirit
The spirit it’s like him The room from superhero movies – yeah The room It was based on a beloved character, had top-notch actors, and was directed by a legendary comic book creator. Based on your co-leadership of Sin City With Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller was put in the director’s chair, but maybe he shouldn’t have been.
The movie is just terrible and it’s all over the place, trying to be a tough but tough film noir story. The spirit it’s a tonal nightmare full of strange images and too much black and white. That said, there is a charm to everything that makes it worth seeing. It is the most shocking superhero cinema.
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