Superhero movies are the most popular genre right now, but established heroes from previous source material like Spider-Man and Batman have much more chance of succeeding at the box office than an original creation. Unfortunately, the rights to a character like Superman or the Hulk are tough to get a hold of, whereas creating a new superhero doesn’t cost a penny.
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had introduced audiences to talking toys and sympathetic monsters, Brad Bird
added a family of superheroes into the mix with his masterfully crafted action comedy The Incredibles
. There are plenty of other great original superhero movies, too.