The Marvel Cinematic Universe changed the rules of the game in 2008 with the premiere of Iron Man, in what was the beginning of a saga that continues to this day. Soon after, the Extended Universe of DC Comics began, and although it did not obtain the best results, there are films that must be rescued and will be integrated into the following list, as well as those that are of the genre, but without being part of the big franchises mentioned. Review these 7 feature films!
+7 essential superhero movies of the last decade
7- The Avengers
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Protagonists: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson,
Plot: The director of the SHIELD Agency decides to recruit a team to save the world from almost certain disaster when an unexpected enemy emerges as a major threat to global security.
Directed by: Zack Snyder
Protagonists: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot
Plot: Zack Snyder’s Justice League, commonly known as the “Snyder Cut,” is a director’s take on the 2017 American superhero film of the same name, the fifth film in the DC Extended Universe and based on the superhero team of the same name of DC Comics.
5- Black Panther
Directed by: Ryan Coogler
Protagonists: Chadwick Boseman, Lupira Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan
Plot: After his father dies, T’Challa returns to his nation, Wakanda. Once there, he discovers that he has a new and terrible enemy, and T’Challa assumes the personality of Black Panther to save not only the kingdom of Wakanda, but all of humanity.
4- Wonder Woman
Directed by: Patty Jenkins
Protagonists: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright
Plot: Diana, daughter of gods and princess of the Amazons, has never left her island. One day, in the context of the First World War, an American pilot crashes on his island and Diana saves his life; the pilot explains that a great war is unfolding that could devastate the world, and Diana goes to battle.
3- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Directed by: Peter Ramsey, Robert Persichetti Jr., Rodney Rothman
Protagonists: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson
Plot: After being bitten by a radioactive spider, young Miles Morales develops mysterious powers that transform him into Spider-Man. Now he must use his new abilities against the evil Kingpin, a huge madman who can open portals to other universes.
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Protagonists: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Hayley Lu Richardson
Plot: Kevin, a man with 23 personalities, kidnaps 3 young girls and keeps them held in a basement. As one of their personalities prevails over the rest, the girls’ lives, and Kevin’s, are increasingly in danger.
Directed by: James Mangold
Protagonists: Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen, Patrick Stewart
Plot: Years have passed and mutants are in decline. Logan, weak and tired, lives away from everyone until he accepts one last mission from Charles Xavier: to protect a special young woman, named Laura Kinney but known as X-23, the last hope of the mutant race.
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