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Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« on: June 21, 2009, 06:19:10 PM »
What are your favorite movies that are based on the comic series or graphic novel characters? There have been enough of them made over the years?

Mine, in no particular order:

1)Batman(1989)
2)From Hell(2001)
3)Dark City(1998)
4)Sin City(2004)
5)The Dark Knight(2008)
6)Iron Man(2008)
7)Hellboy(2004)
8)V Is For Vendetta(2005)
9)Watchmen(2009)
10)X2(2002)
11)Spider-Man II(2004)
12)Blade(1998)
13)Ghost Rider(2006)
14)Superman(1978)
15)The Punisher(2004)
16)The Incredible Hulk(2008)
17)The 300(2006)
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2009, 07:22:48 PM »
American Splendor
Ghost World
Road to Perdition
Persepolis
A History of Violence

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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2009, 07:42:23 PM »
Batman (1966)
Flash Gordon (1980) ..............I hope comic strips count
Dick Tracy, the b & W movies & the Warren Beatty flick
Superman & the Molemen
Lil' Abner (1930's, not the musical)
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2009, 08:11:19 PM »
Superman and Superman 2. Batman (the first Burton), V for Vendetta, Heavy Metal, Iron Man. 300, Watchmen, Men In black.
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2009, 11:14:25 PM »
Batman
V for Vendetta
Hellboy
Blade
Heavy Metal
Sin city
X-men
Ironman
Punisher

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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2009, 06:43:12 AM »
American Splendor
Ghost World
Road to Perdition
Persepolis
A History of Violence

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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2009, 06:57:00 AM »
The Dark Knight
Watchmen
Iron Man
300
Spider-Man 2
The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The Dark Knight gets better every bloody time i see it, lol.    8)
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2009, 07:46:10 AM »
I think the only comic book movies I've wanted to sit through a second time were Superman 1 & 2, Ghost World, and American Splendor. And maybe the 60s Batman and The Phantom.
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2009, 07:54:10 AM »
Meh. Although i think Chirs Reeve was a  visually good Superman, i found the campiness, over-acting (General Zod), and tongue-in-cheek storytelling a bit unimpressive.

I think the old Fleischer animated stuff is a much better portrayal of the characters. Just my opinion.  
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2009, 06:02:41 PM »
I like how you think.

Thanks, ST. You and I are "simpatico" more often than not . . . due in large part to our similar professions IMO.

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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2009, 06:13:20 PM »
Just watched the 300 again, and I really like Frank Miller's stuff on this and Sin City, alas, he dropped the ball on The Spirit film last year,except for putting some hot ladies in it such as Scarlett Johanssen, Eva Mendes & Jaime King..
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2009, 09:26:58 PM »
1. IRON MAN
2. THE DARK KNIGHT
3. V FOR VENDETTA
4. WATCHMEN
5. FANTASTIC FOUR 1 & 2
6. SPIDER MAN 2
7. CASPER MEETS WENDY
8. BATMAN & ROBIN (and Batgirl Allisia Silverstone)
9. GHOST RIDER
10. CAPTAIN AMERICA
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2009, 07:19:56 PM »
- The Dark Knight
- 300
- 30 Days of Night
- The Incredible Hulk
- Blade
- From Hell
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
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Re: Favorite Films based on comic books/graphic novels?
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2019, 09:14:23 AM »
Aquaman!



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