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List of All Marvel Movies

Updated on November 1, 2014

Captain America (1944)

Captain America(1944) hit theaters on February 5, 1944

Official Synopsis: n/a

Starring: Dick Purcell as Captain America, Lorna Gray as Gail Richards, Lionel Atwill as Dr. Cyrus Maldor/The Scarab, Charles Trowbridge as Police Commissioner Drydan, Russell Hicks as Mayor Randolph, George J. Lewis as Bart Matson, John Davidson as Gruber, and Stanley Price as Purple Death Chemist.

Production Budget: n/a

Worldwide Gross: n/a


Howard The Duck

Howard The Duck first hit theaters on August 1, 1986.

Official Synopsis: Accidentally brought to Earth by an experiment conducted by physicist Dr. Walter Jennings, Howard T. Duck hides out with Jennings' young singer Beverly Switzer after saving her from a couple of hooligans. Beverly's friend and Jennings' assistant Phil Blumburtt must help Howard and Beverly keep the mad mallard from the authorities long enough to get him home. The only problem is that another, more hostile alien has hitched a ride on the laser beam that brought Howard to Earth and has taken over Jennings' body. Now it's up to Howard, Beverly and Phil to save the planet and prevent the alien from bringing his whole race of Dark Overlords to Earth.

Starring: Chip Zien as Howard The Duck(voice), Lea Thompson as Beverly Switzler, Jeffery Jones as Dr. Walter Jenning, Tim Robbins as Phil Blumburtt, and Paul Guilfoyle as Lieutenant Welker.

Production Budget: $37,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $37,962,774


The Punisher(1989)

The Punisher(1989) hit theaters on October 5, 1989.

Official Synopsis: n/a

Starring: Dolph Lundgren as Frank Castle/The Punisher, Louis Gossett, Jr. as Jake Berkowitz, Jeroen Krabbe as Gianni Franco, Kim Miyori as Lady Tanaka, Bryan Marshell as Dino Moretti, Nancy Everhard as Sam Leary, Batry Otto as Shake, Brian Rooney as Tommy Franco, Zoshka Mizak as Tanaka's Daughter, Larry McCormick as TV newsreader, Kenji Yamaki as Sato, Todd Boyce as Terrone, Hirofumi Kanayama as Tomio, Lani John Tupu as Laccone, and Giancarlo Negroponte as Musso.

Production Budget: n/a

Worldwide Gross: n/a


Captain America(1990)

Captain America(1990) hit UK theaters on December 14, 1990, and American theaters on July 22, 1992.

Official Synopsis: n/a

Starring: Matt Salinger as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Ronny Cox as President Tom Kimball, Scott Paulin as Tadzio de Santis/Red Skull, Ned Beatty as Sam Kolawetz, Darren McGavin as General Fleming, Francesca Neri as Valentina de Santis, Michael Nouri as Lt. Col. Louis, Kim Gillingham as Bernice Stewart/Sharon, Melinda Dillion as Mrs. Rogers, Carla Cassola as Dr. Maria Vaselli, and Wayde Preston as Jack.

Production Budget: n/a

Worldwide Gross: n/a


The Fantastic Four(1994)

The Fantastic Four was never released.

Official Synopsis: n/a

Starring: Alex Hyde-White as Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic, Jay Underwood as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, Rebecca Staab as Susan Storm/Invisible Woman, Michael Bailey Smith/Carl Ciarfalio as Ben Grimm/The Thing, Joesph Culp as Dr. Victor von Doom, Kat Green as Alicia Masters, and Annie Gagen as Mrs. Storm.

Production Budget: n/a

Worldwide Gross: n/a


Blade

Blade hit theaters on August 21, 1998.

Official Synopsis: Eric Brooks was still in his mother's womb when she was bitten by a vampire. A unique creation, he was born with all of the strengths of vampires, but virtually none of their weaknesses. Protecting humanity from these bloodthirsty creatures under the name Blade, this sunlight-immune vampire, or Daywalker as he's known, teams up with his friend and mentor Whistler to stop a renegade sect of vampires. Led by the evil Deacon Frost, these monsters aim to summon the blood god La Magra and wipe out humanity.

Starring: Wesley Snipes as Blade, Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler, Stephen Dorff as Deacon Frost, N'Bushe Wright as Dr. Karen Jenson, Donal Logue as Quinn, Udo Kier as Gitano Gragonetti, Sanaa Lathan as Vanessa Brooks, Arly Jover as Mercury, Kevin Patrick Walls as Officer Krieger, Tim Guinee as Dr. Curtis Webb, Traci Lords as Racquel, and Eric Edwards as Pearl.

Production Budget: n/a

Worldwide Gross: $131,183,530


X-Men

X-Men hit theaters on July 14, 2000.

Official Synopsis: When teenage mutant Rogue's mutant abilities manifest with dire consequences, she runs away from home. She encounters the gruff mutant, Logan and despite his callous exterior, mysterious past and razor sharp claws, they quickly becomes friends. When two evil mutants attack the unlikely companions, the X-Men come to their rescue and bring Rogue and Logan back to Professor Charles Xavier and his School for Gifted Youngsters, a safe haven for mutants where they can learn to harness their abilities. As the X-Men uncover that Magneto, an immensely powerful mutant and Holocaust survivor bent on punishing humanity for its intolerance of mutantkind, was behind the attack, the team fears that Magneto and his mutant terrorists might be planning an act of war that could threaten the entire human race. Can the X-Men and their new members put a stop to Magneto's madness before it's too late?

Starring: Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine, Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier/Professor X, Ian McKellen as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto, Famke Janssen as Jean Grey, James Marsden as Scott Summers/Cyclops, Halle Berry as Ororo Munroe/Storm, Anna Paquin as Marie/Rogue, Tyler Mane as Sabretooth, Ray Park as Toad, Rebecca Romijn as Raven Darkholme/Mystique, Bruce Davison as Senator Kelly, and Matthew Sharp as Henry Gyrich.

Production Budget: $75,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $296,339,527


Blade II

Blade II hit theaters on March 22, 2002.

Official Synopsis: Blade is back. After defeating Deacon Frost and stopping the threat he posed to humanity, the Daywalker must team up with the same vampire council he intended to destroy and a team called the Blood Pack, a cadre of vampires trained to kill Blade. Why the unholy alliance? A new breed of vampires, the Reapers, has risen, horrific creatures who feed on both humans and vampires. Led by Nomak, the estranged son of Damaskinos, head of the vampire council, these monster are stronger, fiercer and more frightening than anything Blade has seen before.

Starring: Wesley Snipes as Blade, Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler, Ron Perlman as Reinhardt, Leonor Varela as Nyssa Damaskinos, Norman Reedus as Josh/Scud, Thomas Kretschmann as Eli Damaskinos, Luke Goss as Jared Nomak: Patient Zero and carrier of the reaper virus, Matt Schulze as Chupa, Danny John-Jules as Asad, Donnie Yen as Snowman, Karel Roden as Karel Kounen, Marit Velle Kile as Verlaine, Darren "Daz" Crawford as Lighthammer, Tony Curran as Priest, and Santiago Segura as Rush.

Production Budget: $54,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $155,010,032


Spider-Man

Spider-Man hit theaters on May 3, 2002.

Official Synopsis: Nerdy, scrawny, and awkward in nature, Peter Parker's life is turned upside down when he's accidentally bitten by an irradiated spider. Overnight Peter transforms, developing webs that shoot from his wrists, the ability to stick to walls, incredible strength and a premonitory spider-sense. Donning a homemade costume, Peter sets out to turn his life around, whatever it takes. When a criminal murders his Uncle Ben, he soon discovers that "with great power comes great responsibility." Peter becomes the crime fighter known as Spider-Man.

Starring: Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson, Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/Green Goblin, James Franco as Harry Osborn, Cliff Robertson as Ben Parker, Rosemary Harris as May Parker, J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Maganiello as Flash Thompson, Gerry Becker as Maximilian Fargas, Bill Nunn as Joseph "Robbie" Robertson, and Jack Betts as Henry Balkan

Production Budget: $139,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $821,708,551

Daredevil

Daredevil hit theaters on February 14, 2003.

Official Synopsis: After a freak accident left him blind, Matt Murdock discovered that although he has lost his sight, his other senses had been raised to super-human levels. After his father is killed by mobsters, Murdock dedicates his life to fighting injustice both inside the courtroom as a lawyer, and outside as the costumed vigilante Daredevil.

Starring: Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Jennifer Garner as Elektra Natchios, Colin Farrell as Bullseye, Michael Clarke Duncan as Wilson Fisk/Kingpin, Jon Favreau as Franklin "Foggy" Nelson, Ellen Pompeo as Karen Page, Joe Pantoliano as Ben Urich, Leland Orser as Wesley Owen Wench, Lennie Loftin as Nick Manolis, Erick Avari as Nikolas Natchios, Derrick O'Connor as Father Everett, Paul Ben-Victor as Jose Quesada, and David Keith as Jack Murdock.

Production Budget: $78,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $179,179,718


X2: X-Men United

X2: X-Men United hit theaters on May 2, 2003

Official Synopsis: Once again the fate of the mutant race is in the hands of the X-Men. After an attempted assassination of the president by a befuddled outcast mutant named Nightcrawler, the X-Men find themselves at odds with the rogue government official William Stryker. Stryker's vile plan is to use Professor Xavier's powers and technology to wipe out Homo Superior. The only hope for the X-Men is to team up with their worst enemies--Magneto and his Brotherhood--in order to stop the plans of this raving fanatic. Can their united force save mutantkind from extinction?

Starring: Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier/Professor X, Ian McKellen as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto, Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine, Halle Berry as Ororo Munroe/Storm, Famke Janssen as Jean Grey, James Marsden as Scott Summers/Cyclops, Anna Paquin as Marie/Rogue, Rebecca Romijn as Raven Darkholme/Mystique, Brian Cox as William Stryker, Alan Cumming as Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler, Bruce Davison as Senator Kelly, Aaron Stanford as John Allerdyce/Pyro, Shawn Ashmore as Bobby Drake/Iceman, Kelly Hu as Yuriko Oyama/Lady Deathstrike, and Katie Stuart as Kitty Pryde.

Production Budget: $110,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $407,711,549


Hulk

Hulk hit theaters on June 20, 2003.

Official Synopsis: Brilliant research scientist Bruce Banner hides a dark secret. Full of repressed anger and almost unaware of his pain-laden past, he has alienated most of the people he knows, including his ex-girlfriend Betty Ross. But Bruce has one friend left. And it's hiding inside him. Hunted by a mysterious stranger, rival scientists, mutated beasts and Betty's father--the army general who put Bruce's twisted father behind bars--will Bruce Banner be able to both evade destruction at the hands of those who see him as a threat and control the Hulk hiding within him as well?

Starring: Eric Bana as Bruce Banner/Hulk, Jenifer Connelly as Betty Ross, Sam Elliot as General Thunderbolt Ross, Josh Lucas as Major Glenn Talbot, Nick Nolte as Dr. David "Dave" Banner, Cara Buono as Edith Banner, and Celia Weston as Mrs. Krensler.

Production Budget: $137,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $245,360,480


The Punisher

The Punisher hit theaters on April 16, 2004.

Official Synopsis: Undercover FBI agent Frank Castle is a day away from landing a desk job, finally he'll be able to leave the chaos of the streets behind him. On his last assignment, Bobby Saint, son of ruthless businessman and mob boss Howard Saint, is accidentally killed. Without hesitation, Howard Saint takes his anguish out on Castle's family, slaughtering his wife and son and leaving Frank for dead. In a state of complete devastation, Frank Castle has nowhere to turn except to himself. Frank Castle is now the Punisher, a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family. It is now up to him to take out Howard Saint and his empire. Follow Castle as he rages against evil forces in this action-packed tale of revenge.

Starring: Thomas Jane as Frank Castle/Punisher, John Travolta as Howard Saint, Roy Scheider as Frank Castle, Sr., Will Patton as Quentin Glass, Rebecca Romijn as Joan, Laura Harring as Livia Saint, Ben Foster as Spacker Dave, John Pinette as Bumpo, Samantha Mathis as Maria Elizabeth Castle, Marcus Johns as Will Castle, Russell Andrews as Agent James "Jimmy " Weeks, James Carpinello as Robert "Bobby" Saint and John Saint, Eddie Jemison as Mickey Duka, Eduardo Yanez as Mike Toro, Omar Avila as Joe Toro, Kevin Nash as The Russian, Mark Collie as Harry Heck, Veryl Jones as Candelaria, Tom Nowicki as Lincoln, and Hank Stone as Cutter.

Production Budget: $33,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $54,700,105


Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 2 hit theaters on June 30, 2004.

Official Synopsis: Two years after the first film, we find Spider-Man tired of his relentless life. Peter's friend and role model Dr. Otto Octavius has begun to experiment with sustained fusion, funded by the current head of Oscorp, Harry Osborn. In a freak accident, Octavius' experiment becomes unstable fusing his robotic arms to his spine and killing his wife. The psychological effects of the accident plague Octavius and morph him into Doctor Octopus, a villainous fiend obsessed with his deadly experiment. Despite his conflict with Octavius, Peter Parker must deal with the emotional distress of his love Mary Jane becoming engaged to another man. He soon finds himself pondering what life would be like without his crime-fighting alter ego. Spider-Man must choose between his personal life and his obligations to the public.

Starring: Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson, James Franco as Harry Osborn, Alfred Molina as Dr. Otto Octavius/Doctor Octopus, Rosemary Harris as Aunt May Parker, J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson, Donna Murphy as Rosalie Octavius, Daniel Gillies as John Jameson, Dylan Baker as Dr. Curits Conners, Bill Nunn as Joseph "Robbie" Robertson, Vanessa Ferlito as Louise, Aasif Mandvi as Mr. Aziz, Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/Green Goblin, Cliff Robertson as Uncle Ben Parker, and Ted Raimi as Hoffman.

Production Budget: $200,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $783,766,341


Blade: Trinity

Blade: Trinity hit theaters on December 8, 2004.

Official Synopsis: After being framed for murder by the very vampires he's sworn to destory, Blade himself becomes the hunted. Captured by the vampire-corrupted police, he is soon released by a group of fellow vampire hunters known as the Nightstalkers. Upon Blade's release, Nightstalkers' Hannibal King and Abigail Whistler, the daughter of Blade's former mentor, invite the Daywalker to take up arms alongside them against the vampire leader Danica Talos. Unbeknownst to them, Danica has a secret weapon of her own to take down the human race, the freshly resurrected Dracula.

Starring: Wesley Snipes as Blade, Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler, Jessica Biel as Abigail Whistler, Ryan Reynolds as Hannibal King, Dominic Purcell as Dracula/Drake, Parker Posey as Danica Talos, Callum Keith Rennie as Asher Talos, Triple H as Jarko Grimwood, Natasha Lyonne as Sommerfield, Haili Page as Zoey Sommerfield, John Michael Higgins as Dr. Edgar Vance, Mark Berry as Police Chief Martin Vreede, Patton Oswalt as Hedges, James Remar a FBI Agent Ray Cumberland, Michael Anthony Rawlins as FBI Agent Wilson Hale, Eric Bogosian as Bentley Tittle, Ron Selmour as Dex, and Christopher Heyerdahl as Caulder.

Production Budget: $65,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $128,905,366


Elektra

Elektra hit theaters on January 14, 2005.

Official Synopsis: "'Alias' Jennifer Garner returns as ELEKTRA, a lethal synthesis of grace and power with the mystical power known as kimagure: a limited ability to see the future. She has purposefully severed all ties with the world and lives only for her next assignment. Elektra's latest job forces her to make a decision that can take her life in a whole new direction - or destroy her.

Starring: Jennifer Garner as Elektra, Goran Visnjic as Mark Miller, Kirsten Prout as Abby Miller, Will Yun Lee as Kirigi, Terrance Stamp as Stick, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Roshi, Colin Cunningham as McCabe, Hiro Kanagawa as Meizumi, Natassia Malthe as Typhoid, Bobb Sapp as Stone, Chris Ackerman as Tattoo, and Edison T. Ribeiro as Kinkou.

Production Budget: $43,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $56,681,566


Man-Thing

Man-Thing hit theaters on April 21, 2005.

Official Synopsis: Dozens of townspeople have gone missing in the small town bayou of Bywater. Newly appointed sheriff Kyle Williams is working to discover the secret to the continuing disappearances. The likeliest suspect happens to be local misanthrope Rene LaRoque. Despite the public's issues with oil mogul Frederic Schist, the growing body count in the town proves a more serious problem as authorities are lead to blame the murders on a mysterious monster lurking around the swamps. It is Man-Thing, the being that sustains itself on human fear!

Starring: Matthew Le Nevez as Sheriff Kyle Williams, Rachel Taylor as Teri Elizabeth Richards, Jack Thompson as Frederic Schist, Rawiri Paratene as Pete Horn, Alex O'Loughlin as Deputy Eric Fraser, Steve Bastoni as Rene LaRoque, Robert Mammone as Mike Ploog, Pat Thompson as Jake Schist, William Zappa as Steve Gerber, John Batchleor as Wayne Thibadeaux, Ian Bliss as Rodney Thibadeaux, Brett Leonard as Val Mayerik, Imogen Bailey as Sarah, James Coyne as Billy James, Cheryl Craig as Michele, Gary Waddell as Cajun Pilot, Xoqui Pesce as Nurse, Mark Stevens as Ted Sallis/Man-Thing, and Shannon Leonard as School Boy.

Production Budget: n/a

Worldwide Gross: n/a


Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four hit theaters on July 8, 2005.

Official Synopsis: When brilliant but naive scientist Reed Richards allies with his cocky classmate Dr. Victor Von Doom in order to perform an experiment in space involving clouds of cosmic energy, he exposes himself and the crew--his friend and pilot Ben Grimm, Reed's girlfriend Susan Storm, her brother Johnny and Von Doom--to the cloud's bizarre energy. Once back on Earth, the crew find their bodies manipulated by the mysterious force from space. Johnny can control fire, Ben has morphed into a rocky, super-strong creature, Reed can stretch his body and Susan can become invisible. Soon enough, the press discovers the quartet and deems them the Fantastic Four. As the Four adapt to their newfound powers, they must use them to battle the twisted and super-powered Victor Von Doom.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Jessica Alba as Susan Storm/Invisible woman, Chris Evans as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, Michael Chiklis as Ben Grimm/The Thing, Julian McMahon as Victor von Doom/Dr. Doom, Hamish Linklater as Leonard, and Kerry Washington as Alicia Masters.

Production Budget: $100,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $330,579,719


X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand hits theaters on May 26, 2006.

Official Synopsis: A "cure" has been developed for mutants, but what does this mean for the children of the atom? Worthington Labs, the developer of this cure, finds itself in the sights of one of the most powerful mutants of all time: Magneto. With a growing army, Magneto storms the lab, aiming to annihilate the source of the cure--a young, frightened mutant. Ever-vigilant to protect the lives and freedom of mutants and humans, the X-Men stand ready to battle Magneto and anyone else who would harm the innocent. Featuring Phoenix, Juggernaut, Colossus and a host of mega-powerful mutants, the fate of Homo Superior depends on the outcome of this last battle.

Starring: Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine, Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier/Professor X, Ian Mckellen as Erik Lensherr/Magneto, Famke Janssen as Jean Grey/Phoenix, Halle Berry as Ororo Munroe/Storm, Anna Paquin as Marie/Rogue, Kelsey Grammer as Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy, James Marsden as Scott Summers/Cyclops, Rebecca Romijin as Raven Darkholme/Mystique, Shawn Ashmore as Bobby Drake/Iceman, Aaron Stanford as John Allerdyce/Pyro, Vinnie Jones as Cain Marko/Juggernaut, Helen Page as Kitty Pryde, Daniel Cudmore as Peter Raputin/Colossus, and Ben Foster as Warren Worthington III/Angel.

Production Budget: $210,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $459,359,555


Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider hit theaters on February 16, 2007.

Official Synopsis: To save his dying father's life, young motorcycle stuntman Johnny Blaze signs a deal with the demon Mephistopheles. Deceived by the demon, Blaze's father meets an unfortunate demise in spite of the pact. Now Johnny Blaze is the Ghost Rider, a fiery spirit of vengeance bound to do Mephistopheles' bidding. When the son of the evil fiend, Blackheart, makes a play for power, Mephistopheles commands the Ghost Rider to put an end to his son's madness.

Starring: Nicholas Cage as Johnny Blaze/Ghost Rider, Eva Mendes as Roxanne Simpson, Peter Fonda as Mephistopheles, Wes Bentley as Blackheart/Legion, Sam Elliot as Carter Slade/Phantom Rider/Caretaker, Brent Cullen as Barton Blaze, and Donal Logue as Mack.

Production Budget: $110,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $228,738,393


Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3 hit theaters on May 4, 2007.

Official Synopsis: It seems that Peter Parker has finally been able to balance out his life. He's is doing well in school, New York has heralded him as the hero he is, and he and Mary Jane Watson are going steady. Peter might even be ready to pop the question! Unfortunately Harry Osborn still holds Spidey responsible for his father's untimely death and plots his revenge against him as the New Goblin. And now Spider-Man must deal with a new villain known as the Sandman! When Spider-Man dons a mysterious black costume, his darker, more vengeful side starts to take control of his double life as he pursues his uncle's killer. The transformation forces Parker to face an unlikely villain: himself.

Starring: Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson, James Franco as harry Osborn/New Goblin, Thomas Hayden Church as Flint Marko/Sandman, Topher Grace as Eddie Brock/Venom, Bryce Dallas Howard as Gwen Stacy, Rosemary Harris as Aunty May, J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson, James Cromwell as Captain Stacy, Theresa Russell as Emma Marko, Dylan Baker as Dr. Curtis Connors, Elizabeth Banks as Betty Brant, Bill Nunn as Joseph "Robbie" Robertson, Ted Raimi as Hoffman, and Bruce Campbell as Maitre d'.

Production Budget: $258,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $890,871,626


Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer hit theaters on June 15, 2007.

Official Synopsis: In "Rise of the Silver Surfer," Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, Thing and the Human Torch--the cosmic-powered foursome known as the Fantastic Four--renew their feud with Dr. Doom, the evil genius they thought they'd destroyed. But Dr. Doom is the least of their problems, for a new evil threatens Earth. A mysterious being of immeasurable power, the Silver Surfer has been dispatched to herald the coming of something so huge and destructive, the entire planet is in jeopardy. With the potential end of the world coming on the heels of Reed Richards and Sue Storm's marriage, the combined might of the world's greatest superheroes is yet again put to the test. Relying upon each of their unique powers, can the Fantastic Four save the world before it's too late? Only Doom, the Silver Surfer and the mighty Galactus stand in their way.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Jessica Alba as Susan Storm/Invisible Woman, Chris Evans as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, Michael Chiklis as Ben Grimm/The Thing, Julian McMahon as Victor von Doom/Dr. Doom, Kerry Washington as Alicia Masters, Andre Braugher as General Hager, and Laurence Fishburne as The Silver Surfer(voice).

Production Budget: $130,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $289,047,763


Iron Man

Iron Man hits theaters on May 2, 2008.

Official Synopsis: 2008's Iron Man tells the story of Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Jeff Bridges as Obadiah Stone/Iron Monger, Terrance Howard as James "Rhodey" Rhodes, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Leslie Bibb as Christine Everhart, Shaun Toub as Yinsen, Faran Tahir as Raza, Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson, and Paul Bettany as Jarvis.

Production Budget: $140,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $585,174,222


The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk hit theaters on June 13, 2008.

Official Synopsis: "The Incredible Hulk" kicks off an all-new, explosive and action-packed epic of one of the most popular super heroes of all time. In this new beginning, scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) desperately hunts for a cure to the gamma radiation that poisoned his cells and unleashes the unbridled force of rage within him: The Hulk. Living in the shadows--cut off from a life he knew and the woman he loves, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler)--Banner struggles to avoid the obsessive pursuit of his nemesis, General Thunderbolt Ross (William Hurt) and the military machinery that seeks to capture him and brutally exploit his power. As all three grapple with the secrets that led to the Hulk's creation, they are confronted with a monstrous new adversary known as the Abomination (Tim Roth), whose destructive strength exceeds even the Hulk's own. One scientist must make an agonizing final choice: accept a peaceful life as Bruce Banner or find heroism in the creature he holds inside--The Incredible Hulk.

Cast: Edward Norton as Bruce Banner, Liv Tyler as Betty Ross, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky, William Hurt as General "Thunderbolt" Ross, Tim Blake Nelson as Samuel Sterns, Ty Burrell as Leonard, Christina Cabot as Major Kathleen Sparr, Peter Mensah as General Joe Greller, and Lou Ferrigno as The Hulk(voice)/Security Guard.

Production Budget: $150,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $263,427,551


Punisher: War Zone

Punisher: War Zone hit theaters on December 5, 2008.

Official Synopsis: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the "Punisher Task Force" hot on his trail and the FBI unable to take Jigsaw in, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited before more of his evil deeds go unpunished.

Starring: Ray Stevenson as Frank Castle/Punisher, Dominic West as Billy Russoti/Jigsaw, Dutch Hutchinson as Loony Bin Jim, Colin Salmon as Paul Budiansky, Wayne Knight as Micro, Dash Mihok as Martin Soap, Julie Benz as Angela, Stephanie Janusauskas as Grace, Mark Camacho as Pittsy, Romano Ozari as Nicky, Keram Malicki-Sanchez as Ink, Larry Day as Agent Miller, and Ron Lea as Captain Ross.

Production Budget: $35,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $10,100,036


X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine hit theaters on May 1, 2009.

Official Synopsis: Hugh Jackman unsheathes the claws once again as he plays the fan-favorite mutant Wolverine in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," opening May 1, 2009. Directed by Gavin Hood, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" pits Wolverine against Sabretooth, played by Liev Schreiber and a host of other mutants including Blob and Deadpool, as well as the nefarious Weapon X project.

Starring: Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine, Liev Schreiber as Victor Creed/Sabretooth, Danny Huston as Stryker, Will.i.am as John Wraith, Lynn Collins as Kayla Silverfox, Kevin Durand as Fred Dukes/Blob, Dominic Monaghan as Chris Bradley/Bolt, Taylor Kitsch as Remy LeBeau/Gambit, Daniel Henney as Agent Zero, Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson/Deadpool, and Tim Pocock as Scott Summers.

Production Budget: $150,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $373,062,864


Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2 hit theaters on May 7, 2010.

Official Synopsis: Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster film based on the legendary Marvel Super Hero Iron Man, reuniting director Jon Favreau and Oscar® nominee Robert Downey Jr. In Iron Man 2, the world is aware that billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is the armored Super Hero Iron Man. Under pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military, Tony is unwilling to divulge the secrets behind the Iron Man armor because he fears the information will slip into the wrong hands. With Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and James Rhodey Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, Tony forges new alliances and confronts powerful new forces.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Don Cheadle as James "Rhodey" Rhodes, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Sam Rockwell as Justin Hammer, Mickey Rourke as Ivan Vanko/Whiplash, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson, John Slattery as Howard Stark, Garry Shandling as Senator Stern, Leslie Bibb as Christine Everhart, Jon Favreau, and Paul Bettany as Jarvis.

Production Budget: $200,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $623,933,331


Thor

Thor hit theaters on May 6, 2011.

Official Synopsis: Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment present the epic adventure, “Thor,” which spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth), a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth by his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and is forced to live among humans. A beautiful, young scientist, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), has a profound effect on Thor, as she ultimately becomes his first love. It’s while here on Earth that Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Stellen Skarsgard as Erik Selvig, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson, Colm Feore as King Laufey, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Ray Stevander as Sif, and Rene Russo as Frigga.enson as Volstagg, Tabanobu Asano as Hogun, Josh Dallas as Fandral, Jaimie Alex

Production Budget: $150,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $449,326,618


X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class hit theaters on June 3, 2011.

Official Synopsis: X-Men: First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history of famous global events. Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop Armageddon. In the process, a grave rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.

Starring: James McAvoy as Charles Xavier/Professor X, Michael Fassbender as Erik Lensherr/Magneto, Kevin Bacon as Sebastian Shaw, Jennifer Lawrence as Raven/Mystique, Rose Byrne as Moira McTaggart, Nicholas Hoult as Hank/Beast, Lucas Till as Alex Summers/Havok, January Jones as Emma Frost, Caleb Laundry Jones as Cassidy/Banshee, Joe Kravitz as Angel Salvadore, and Edi Gathegi Armando Munoz/Darwin.

Production Budget: $160,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $353,624,124


Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger hit theaters on July 22, 2011.

Official Synopsis: Marvel's "Captain America: The First Avenger" focuses on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America.

Starring: Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter, Sebastian Stan as James "Bucky" Barnes, Tommy Lee Jones as Colonel Chester Philips, Hugo Weaving as Johann Schmidt/Red Skull, Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark, Richard Armitage as Heinz Kruger, Stanley Tucci as Dr. Abraham Erskine, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Toby Jones as Dr. Arnim Zola, Bruno Ricci as Jacques Dernier, Neal McDonough as Timothy "Dum Dum" Dugan, Derek Luke as Gabe Jones, Kenneth Choi as Jim Morita, and JJ Field as James Montgomery Falsworth.

Production Budget: $140,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $370,569,774


Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance hit theaters on February 17, 2012.

Official Synopsis: Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze in GHOST RIDER™ SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE. Still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter, Johnny is hiding out in a remote part of Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young boy from the devil. At first, Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider, but it is the only way to protect the boy and possibly rid himself of his curse forever.

Starring: Nicholas Cage as Johnny Blaze/Ghost Rider, Johnny Whitworth as Ray Carrigan/Blackout, Fergus Riordan as Danny ketch, Ciaran Hinds as Mephisto/Roarke, Violante Placido as Nadya Ketch, and Idris Elba as Moreau.

Production Budget: $57,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $132,563,930


The Avengers

The Avengers hit theaters on May 4, 2012.

Official Synopsis: Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”–the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012. In “Marvel’s The Avengers,” superheroes team up to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/The Hulk, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson, Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill, Stellan Skarsgard as Selvig, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, and Paul Bettany as Jarvis.

Production Budget: $220,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $1,518,594,910


The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man first hit theaters on July 3, 2012.

Official Synopsis: "The Amazing Spider-Man" is the story of Peter Parker (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance--leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Ifans), his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, the Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

Starring: Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curtis Connors/The Lizard, Denis Leary as Captain Stacy, Martin Sheen as Uncle Ben, Sally Field as Aunt May, Irrfan Khan as Rajit Ratha, Cambell Scott as Richard Parker, Embeth Davidtz as Mary Parker, and Chris Zylka as Flash Thompson.

Production Budget: $230,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $757,930,663


Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 hit theaters on May 3, 2013.

Official Synopsis: Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

Starring: Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Don Cheadle as James "Rhodey" Rhodes, Guy Pierce as Aldrich Killian, Ben Kingsley as Trevor Slattery, Rebecca Hall as Maya Hansen, James Badge Dale as Savin, Stephanie Szostak as Brandt, Paul Bettany as Jarvis, William Sadler as President Ellis, Dale Dicky as Mrs. Davis and Ty Simpkins as Harley Keener.

Production Budget: $200,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $1,215,439,994


The Wolverine

The Wolverine hit theaters on July 26, 2013.

Official Synopsis: Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine, the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.

Cast: Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine, Tao Okamoto as Mariko, Rila Fukushima Yukio, Hiroyuki Sanada as Shingen, Svetlana Khodchenkova as Viper, Brian Tee as Noburo, Hal Yamanouchi as Yashida, Will Yun Lee as Harada, Ken Yamamura as Young Yashida, and Famke Janssen as Jean Grey.

Production Budget: $120,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $414,828,646


Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World hit theaters on November 8, 2014.

Official Synopsis: Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Christopher Eccleston as Malekith, Jaimie Alexander as Sif, Zachery Levi as Fandral, Ray Stevenson as Volstagg, Todanobu Asano as Hogun, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Rene Russo as Frigga, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Algrim/Kurse, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, and Stellan Skarsgard as Erik Selvig.

Production Budget: $170,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $644,783,140


Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier first hit theaters on April 4, 2014.

Official Synopsis: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier finds Steve Rogers – aka Captain America – living quietly in Washington, DC, and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy – the Winter Soldier.

Starring: Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce, Sebastian Stan as James "Bucky" Barnes/The Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill, Frank Grillo as Brock Rumlow, Maximiliano Hernadez as Jasper Sitwell, Emily VanCamp as Kate/Agent 13, Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter, and Toby Jones as Dr. Arnim Zola.

Production Budget: $170,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $714,083,572


The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hit theaters on May 2, 2014.

Official Synopsis: It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.

Starring: Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Jamie Foxx as Maxwell Dillion/Electro, Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn/Green Goblin, Sally Field as Aunt May, Colm Feore as Donald Menken, Felicity Jones as Felicia, Cambell Scott as Richard Parker, Embeth Davidtz as Mary Parker, Paul Giamatti as Aleksei Sytsevich/The Rhino, and Marton Csokas as Dr. Ashley Kafka.

Production Budget: N/A

Worldwide Gross: $708,982,323


X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past hit theaters on May 23, 2014.

Official Synopsis: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Starring: James McAvoy as Charles Xavier/Professor X, Hugh Jackman as James/Wolverine, Michael Fassbender as Erik Lensherr/Magneto, Jenifer Lawrence as Raven/Mystique, Halle Berry as Storm, Nicholas Hoult as Hank McCoy/Beast, Ellen Page as Kitty Pryde, Peter Dinklage as Dr. Bolivar Trask, Shawn Ashmore as Bobby Drake/Iceman, Omar Sy as Bishop, Evan Peters as Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver, Josh Helman as Major Bill Stryker, Daniel Cudmore as Piotr Rasputin/Colossus, Bingbing Fan as Blink, Adan Canto as Sunspot, Booboo Stewart as Warpath, Ian Mckellen as Magneto, Patrick Stewart as Professor X, Anna Paquin as Rogue, Famke Janssen as Jean Grey, Lucas Till as Alex Summers/Havok,Evan Jonigkeit as Toad, and James Marsden as Scott Summers/Cyclops.

Production Budget: $200,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $746,045,700


Guardians of The Galaxy

Guardians of The Galaxy hit theaters on August 1, 2014.

Official Synopsis: “An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits — Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Peter discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand — with the galaxy’s fate in the balance.”

Starring: Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax: The Destroyer, Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Racoon, Lee Pace as Ronan: The Accuser, Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Djimon Hounsou as Korath, John C. Reilly as Corpsman Dey, Glenn Close as Nova Prime, and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector.

Production Budget: $170,000,000

Worldwide Gross: $752,650,120


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      MatthewParker 3 years ago

      No that's awesome, haha!

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      Geekdom 3 years ago

      Is it sad that I have seen all of these except War Zone?

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      HK 3 years ago from London

      All entertaining glitzy films...