- The Dark Knight (2008) With the stunning performance of Heath Ledger as the Joker this really is the best of the best in comic book movies
- The Watchmen (2009) The anti heroes in an alternative reality a much dark world then we are used to and some brilliant created characters.
- Kickass (2010) This one throws everything we have learned from superhero movies back in our faces with normal people who turn to superheroesism and the fowl mouthed twelve year old.
- Sin City (2005) Three short stories that cross over in this very over the top action and gory movie filled with stars and strong performances.
- X-men First Class (2011) following up the first four X-men movies we finally learn about the motives of Magneto and Xavier. top notch film.
a few more honorable mentions go to Batman Begins, 30Days of Night, Thor and V for Vendetta