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Blade II (2002)
Half vampire and half man, Blade is fighting to save humanity in this second installment in the Blade trilogy. When a powerful vamp tries to genocide the human race, Blade must team up with a team of elite vampires. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Blade II is a superhero movie with horror elements.
No matter how Deadpool had actually turned out, it probably would've earned a spot on this list. We're suckers for any superheroes cool enough to bump Salt-N-Pepa and DMX. Soundtrack aside, Deadpool has its cinematic merits: The titular anti-hero is sly and crass with charming results.
Sin City (2005)
This graphic novel adaptation is also a great example of the dark and twisty neo-noir aesthetic. The 2014 sequel wasn't as good as the original, where an ensemble cast navigates a seedy underworld of crime, greed, and desire.
Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010)
Remember Michael Cera? Remember his skinny, cardigan-wearing charm? The actor held his own in this adaptation of another graphic novel about a bass guitarist battling his new girlfriend's superhero exes. This vibrant teen tale also features other future stars: Chris Evans, Brie Larson, and Anna Kendrick.