Top 100 Original Superhero/Comic Book Type Filmsby muybueno16 | created - 01 Jan 2019 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Some of these are also similar to manga/anime or shows like Heroes and X-Men.
Powers, The Old Guard, The Boys and Painkiller Jane are also rather loose but because they originated as comics, they are excluded.
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3. Push (2009)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.
Votes: 106,158 | Gross: $31.81M
4. Sleight (2016)
R | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents' passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in... See full summary »
Votes: 7,918 | Gross: $3.85M
5. Hancock (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Hancock is a superhero whose ill-considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image.
Votes: 446,341 | Gross: $227.95M
6. City Under Siege (2010)
110 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When circus clown Sunny gets transformed into a super-powered mutant, he finds himself pitted against his fellow performers, who were altered in the same accident, and who are now using their powers to wreak havoc around the city.
8. The Darkest Minds (2018)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.
Votes: 28,455 | Gross: $12.70M
10. Glass (2019)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.
Votes: 210,447 | Gross: $111.05M
11. Jake 2.0 (2003–2004)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Jake Foley is a computer technician for the N.S.A., who secretly longs for a chance to work in the field. Circumstance puts him in a top secret laboratory, in the middle of a shoot-out ... See full summary »
12. Chronicle (2012)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
Votes: 240,232 | Gross: $64.58M
13. Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
55 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A violent, guitar-playing, electrically charged boxer faces off against an electronic wizard half-merged with a metallic Buddha.
14. Darklight (2004 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Captured by a secret society known as the Faith and mentally controlled with a powerful spell, ancient demoness Lilith now lives as a young woman with no memory of her ageless past.
15. Firestarter 2: Rekindled (2002– )
Not Rated | 168 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young woman who has the ability to start fires with her mind, must now face the trauma of her childhood by battling with a group of very talented children and their cruel leader, John Rainbird.
While it follows the premise of the original Stephen King adaptation, it also is done in a style like similar films and shows around the same time (X-Men, Dark Angel, The One).
16. Painkillers (2015)
Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Marines sent on a classified mission to Afghanistan find themselves trapped in a military hospital with no memory of how they got there.
17. Guardians (2017)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.
18. Beyond the Edge (2018)
Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Contemporary Moscow. A talented gambler gathers a team of people with supernatural powers to win big at a casino. But they find a much stronger mystical rival.
19. No Ordinary Family (2010–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
The Powells are a typical American family living in Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon.
20. The 4400 (2004–2007)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.
23. Chuck (2007–2012)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down.
25. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
Votes: 234,297 | Gross: $53.42M
26. RoboCop: Prime Directives (2001)
R | 375 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Thirteen years after the original Robocop, Delta City, considered to be "The Safest Place On Earth!", has become a futuristic city owned and operated by OCP, and RoboCop, Alex Murphy has ... See full summary »
27. RoboCop (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Votes: 216,829 | Gross: $58.61M
28. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 159,899 | Gross: $58.06M
32. The Expendables 2 (2012)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Votes: 292,866 | Gross: $85.02M
33. The Expendables 3 (2014)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.
Votes: 170,128 | Gross: $39.32M
35. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.
Votes: 1,687,496 | Gross: $171.48M
36. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Freedom fighters Neo, Trinity and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army, unleashing their arsenal of extraordinary skills and weaponry against the systematic forces of repression and exploitation.
Votes: 518,485 | Gross: $281.49M
37. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Votes: 450,359 | Gross: $139.31M
39. The Sentinel (1996–1999)
45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In the jungles of Peru, the fight for survival heightened his senses. Now, Detective Jim Ellison is a sentinel in the fight for justice. Anthropologist Blair Sandburg works side by side with Jim, helping him develop these senses.
40. The Pretender (1996–2000)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.
41. The A-Team (2010)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A group of Iraq War veterans look to clear their name with the U.S. Military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.
Votes: 246,402 | Gross: $77.22M
43. The Bionic Woman (1976–1978)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After fully recovering from her nearly fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
46. Viper (1994–1999)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In the near future, an organized crime group known as the "Outfit" has become a major force in America. Engineer Julian Wilkes develops a high-tech crime-fighting vehicle called the Viper, ... See full summary »
48. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama