Best new Superhero movies & Comic book adaptations in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best superhero movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Tim Miller, Scott Derrickson & Zack Snyder our new superhero genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

Since a couple of years, almost every summer blockbuster is a superhero film. Criticasters are fed up with that, and blame Hollywood for a lack of inspiration. Nonetheless, some of them are pretty great in their own right.

New superhero movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • Venom

    DIRECTOR: Ruben Fleischer
    CAST: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Tom Holland, Michelle Williams

    After years of planning, 'Venom' finally arrives in 2018. No one other than Tom Hardy plays Eddie Brock, a journalist who 'hosts' an extra-terrestrial potion which gives him uncontrollable super powers. Read more

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    DIRECTOR: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
    CAST: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans

    The Brothers Russo directed the 17th installment in the Marvel Film Series. In Avengers: Infinity War the heroes of the story must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos. Otherwise the Universe will be destroyed. Read more

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Best superhero movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 superhero movies

  • Logan

    DIRECTOR: James Mangold
    CAST: Doris Morgado Hugh Jackman Dafne Keen

    It's 2024 and Wolverine is just a shadow of what he used to be. He takes care of Professor X, close to the border. When an evil organization called Transigen starts recruiting mutants he is forced to act once again. A brilliant swan song of the Wolverine installment which will definitely please people that usually aren't into superhero movies too. Read more

    RATING: 83/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 3rd, 2017

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Best superhero movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated superhero movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    DIRECTOR: James Gunn
    CAST: Chris Pratt Vin Diesel Bradley Cooper

    A fanatic and potentially dangerous lord is about to take the control of the universe; the onus to save the creation lies on few inter-galactic criminals who re forced to... Read more

    RATING: 81/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 1st, 2014

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  • Birdman

    DIRECTOR: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
    CAST: Michael Keaton Zach Galifianakis Edward Norton

    An actor has come far from his days of glory but he finds it very difficult to cope with the fact; the film highlights his struggle to accept the fact as he realizes it... Read more

    RATING: 78/100

    RELEASE DATE: November 14th, 2014

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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    DIRECTOR: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
    CAST: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson Scarlett Johansson |

    An assassin from the past has broken into the modern times as Captain America is still striving to come to terms with his present so he teams up with a fellow avenger and... Read more

    RATING: 78/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 4th, 2014

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  • Kick-Ass

    DIRECTOR: Matthew Vaughn
    CAST: Aaron Taylor-Johnson Nicolas Cage Chloë Grace Moretz

    The plot follows the life of a high school student who is obsessed with superheroes and comics; he decides to be a superhero and rise against the evil without any... Read more

    RATING: 77/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 16th, 2010

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  • The Wolverine

    DIRECTOR: James Mangold
    CAST: Hugh Jackman Will Yun Lee Tao Okamoto

    Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old friend of his and there he has to rise against several of his own demons before unleashing himself against an unanticipated plot... Read more

    RATING: 67/100

    RELEASE DATE: July 26th, 2013

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