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1. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

PG-13 | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.7
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78 Metascore

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 481,572 | Gross: $854.53M

2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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87 Metascore

Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.

Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman | Stars: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 233,666 | Gross: $190.24M

3. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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68 Metascore

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans

Votes: 687,043 | Gross: $678.82M

4. Black Panther (2018)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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88 Metascore

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

Director: Ryan Coogler | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira

Votes: 526,901 | Gross: $700.06M

5. Incredibles 2 (2018)

PG | 118 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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80 Metascore

The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

Votes: 209,474 | Gross: $608.58M

6. Luke Cage (2016–2018)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.

Stars: Mike Colter, Simone Missick, Theo Rossi, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 105,812

7. The Incredibles (2004)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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90 Metascore

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Votes: 607,481 | Gross: $261.44M

8. Blade (1998)

R | 120 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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45 Metascore

A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

Director: Stephen Norrington | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 227,779 | Gross: $70.09M

9. Black Lightning (2018– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A crusading school principal gets back into action as the original African-American electrical superhero.

Stars: Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams

Votes: 17,011

10. The Defenders (2017)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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Set a few months after the events of the second season of Daredevil, and a month after the events of Iron Fist, the vigilantes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up in New York City to fight a common enemy: The Hand.

Stars: Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones

Votes: 77,351

11. Blade: Trinity (2004)

R | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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38 Metascore

Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula.

Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Parker Posey, Ryan Reynolds

Votes: 156,578 | Gross: $52.41M

12. Blade II (2002)

R | 117 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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52 Metascore

Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Leonor Varela

Votes: 187,577 | Gross: $82.35M

13. Hancock (2008)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head

Votes: 414,497 | Gross: $227.95M

14. Spawn (1997)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.2
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34 Metascore

An elite mercenary is killed, but comes back from Hell as a reluctant soldier of the Devil.

Director: Mark A.Z. Dippé | Stars: Michael Jai White, John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen, Theresa Randle

Votes: 60,437 | Gross: $54.97M

15. Catwoman (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

3.3
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27 Metascore

A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

Director: Pitof | Stars: Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Benjamin Bratt, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 102,828 | Gross: $40.20M

16. Spawn (II)

Action, Fantasy, Horror | Pre-production

The new Spawn movie will be a R-rated supernatural horror film.

Director: Todd McFarlane | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Jamie Foxx

17. Steel (1997)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

2.8
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John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged, he leaves in disgust. When he sees gangs are using ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 10,172 | Gross: $1.71M

18. Blade: The Series (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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The adventures of the half human/vampire hunter.

Stars: Sticky Fingaz, Jill Wagner, Nelson Lee, Jessica Gower

Votes: 4,782

19. Static Shock (2000–2004)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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In the city of Dakota, a teenage boy with electricity based powers, with the help of his inventive friend, fights crime as a superhero.

Stars: Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michele Morgan

Votes: 4,296

20. The Meteor Man (1993)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.1
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A high school teacher from a troubled inner city Washington D.C. neighborhood becomes a super-powered hero and takes on the gang that has been terrorizing his streets.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume

Votes: 7,225 | Gross: $8.02M

21. Vixen (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 5 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Vixen is based on the DC Character Mari McCabe / Vixen, a costumed superhero crime-fighter with the power to mimic the abilities of any animal that has ever lived on Earth.

Stars: Megalyn Echikunwoke, Anika Noni Rose, Emily Bett Rickards, Sean Patrick Thomas

Votes: 2,780

22. Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron (2019 TV Short)

44 min | Animation, Short, Action

5.0
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Riri Williams feels socially isolated because she is young for a college student. Hala the Accuser destroys the school's engineering lab and kidnaps Riri's best friend. inspired by Iron Man, Riri hatches a plan to save the day.

Directors: Sol Choi, Alfred Gimeno | Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Chloe Bennet, Dove Cameron, Robbie Daymond

Votes: 69

23. Vixen: The Movie (2017 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Originally from Africa, Mari McCabe grew up an orphan after her parents were killed by local greed, corruption and wanton violence. But Mari refuses to succumb to the terrors surrounding ... See full summary »

Directors: Curt Geda, James Tucker | Stars: Megalyn Echikunwoke, Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Franz Drameh

Votes: 785

24. Black Panther (2010)

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Black Panther is the ruler and protector of the African nation of Wakanda. Using technology, wits, and extraordinary fighting ability he must protect his nation from an invasion led by Ulysses Klaw, the man who killed his father.

Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Jill Scott, Carl Lumbly, Stephen Stanton

Votes: 1,267

25. Blade (2011– )

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Action, Horror

6.6
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Legendary half-vampire, half-human vampire hunter Blade is tracking Deacon Frost, a very powerful and influential vampire who killed his mother and who heads Existence, a secretive vampire organization that operates in Southeast Asia.

Stars: Kim Mai Guest, Harold Perrineau, JB Blanc, Steve Blum

Votes: 779

26. Shadowman (I)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Pre-production

A jazz musician finds himself possessed by an ancient spirit of vengeance that leads him into a new and unexplored world of voodoo and dead spirits. Based on the Valiant Comics character.

Director: Reginald Hudlin

27. Spider-Man Lives: A Miles Morales Story (2015)

9 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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In the wake of Peter Parker's death, will Miles Morales find the courage to put on the mask and become Spider-Man?

Director: Ivan Kander | Stars: Demetrius Stephens, Patrick McDaniel, Michael J. Patterson, Diane Samuelson

Votes: 93

28. Nightwatch

Action | Announced

A scientist named Dr. Kevin Trench obtains a battle-suit with super powers, from someone he discovers is a future version of himself.

29. Abar (1977)

PG | 102 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Upon moving into a bigoted neighborhood, the scientist father of a persecuted black family gives a superpower elixir to a tough bodyguard, who thus becomes a superpowered crimefighter.

Director: Frank Packard | Stars: J. Walter Smith, Tobar Mayo, Roxie Young, Gladys Lum

Votes: 336

30. Califia and the Timeless Sentries (2018– )

Animation

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Califia is a powerful Nubian Amazon queen who joins forces with the Black Knight, Mowgli, William Tell and Madame Butterfly to protect the weak against malevolent forces in a mysterious realm where time has no rhyme or reason.

Stars: Nirav Bhakta, JB Blanc, Stephanie Charles, Timon Kyle Durrett

31. DC Super Friends: The Joker's Playhouse (2010 Video)

Short, Action

6.1
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The Joker kidnaps Batman, Superman and the rest of the DC Super Friends and puts them against their worst enemies in their own secret base, the Hall of Justice.

Director: Ciro Nieli | Stars: David Kaye, Daran Norris, John Kassir, Grant Moninger

Votes: 15

32. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Booty Noir (2005)

TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Reducto falls in love when he meets a derriere he just can't shrink. Unfortunately, said derriere belongs to Norlisa, Black Vulcan's girlfriend. She's ready to dump her fella for the arms ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Chris Edgerly, Maurice LaMarche

Votes: 62

33. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Droopy Botox (2004)

TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Believe it or not, Harvey successfully defends a plastic surgeon of botching Botox injections on Droopy.  The relieved doctor pays instantly and, in a fit of generosity, throws in a free ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 53

34. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Guitar Control (2004)

TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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When Quick Draw McGraw pulls out his trusty six-string in an attempt to put the El Kabong kibosh on the Dalton Gang, he gets hauled off to the hoosegow. So he turns to noted constitutional ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 54

35. Static Shock (2000–2004)
Episode: Out of Africa (2004)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.4
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Anansi comes to Dakota to get a rare spider artifact from Dr. Anokye, who has brought it to the Dakota History Museum as part of an African artifact exhibit.

Director: Victor Dal Chele | Stars: Roscoe Lee Browne, Phil LaMarr, Michael Jai White

Votes: 37

36. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Peanut Puberty (2004)

TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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It's a very special Harvey when Peanut begins to "develop" his superpowers. It's a difficult time for a young superhero and Peanut turns to Harvey to help him understand the changes he's ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 62

37. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Sebben and Sebben Employee Orientation (2005)

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Welcome to Sebben and Sebben, new employee! In this eleven and a half minute romp through the halls of everyone's favorite fake animated law firm you'll learn what makes working here so ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 57

38. Static Shock (2000–2004)
Episode: Static in Africa (2003)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.2
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The Hawkins family takes a once in a lifetime trip to Africa, where the Hawkins take pride in their heritage.

Director: Victor Dal Chele | Stars: Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michele Morgan

Votes: 45

39. Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics (2017– )
Episode: The Color of Comics (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary

7.8
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The rise and fall of Milestone Comics, an African-American-owned comic book imprint which came to life in early 1990s New York.

Director: Daniel Junge | Stars: Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, Derek Dingle, Reginald Hudlin

Votes: 36

40. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: The Death of Harvey: Part 2 (2007)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, Peter MacNicol

Votes: 45

41. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Trio's Company (2004)

TV-14 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Inch-High Private Eye hires Harvey to represent him for a case in which he thinks he was fired because of his size, meanwhile Harvey develops feelings for his personal trainer.

Director: Richard Ferguson-Hull | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 63

42. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: Very Personal Injury (2001)

TV-PG | 12 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Ex-Superfriend Apache Chief spills coffee on his lap and loses his superpower, the ability to "grow large at will". Harvey represents the fallen superhero in his fight against the negligent coffee conglomerate.

Director: Vincent Waller | Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Maurice LaMarche, Jack Angel

Votes: 107

43. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000–2007)
Episode: X, the Exterminator (2003)

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.3
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The assassin "X the Eliminator" is sitting at home, mostly having forgotten that he was paid a million bucks to kill Birdman in 1968, when he sees Harvey in an ad for his law practice. X ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, Thomas Allen, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 90



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