Better Film: Joker or Spider-Man 2?

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Poll: Better Film: Joker or Spider-Man 2? (35 votes)

Joker 69%
Spider-Man 2 31%
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Joker, a complete mismatch IMO

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They are not in the same category and don't pretend to provide the same experience to the audience.

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@nn5 said:

Joker, a complete mismatch IMO

How it is a mismatch? it's a close match since Spider-Man 2 is still the gold standard for Spider-Man movies. While i think Joker is the superior film it works only as a Drama, Spider-Man 2 on the other hand, manages to balance action, drama, romance, AND humor to a near seamless whole and it's a good film.

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#4  Edited By OnlyOneEmpereor

@onlyoneempereor said:
@nn5 said:

Joker, a complete mismatch IMO

How it is a mismatch? it's a close match since Spider-Man 2 is still the gold standard for Spider-Man movies. While i think Joker is the superior film it works only as a Drama, Spider-Man 2 on the other hand, manages to balance action, drama, romance, AND humor to a near seamless whole and it's a good film, this is a close match.

@bullpr said:

They are not in the same category and don't pretend to provide the same experience to the audience.

Read what i wrote.

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@onlyoneempereor said:
@nn5 said:

Joker, a complete mismatch IMO

How it is a mismatch? it's a close match since Spider-Man 2 is still the gold standard for Spider-Man movies. While i think Joker is the superior film it works only as a Drama, Spider-Man 2 on the other hand, manages to balance action, drama, romance, AND humor to a near seamless whole and it's a good film, this is a close match.

@bullpr said:

They are not in the same category and don't pretend to provide the same experience to the audience.

Read what i wrote.

I understand your point, but for me they just don't have the same ambition.

SM2 is a big production for fun and entertainment.

Joker is a deep view inside a troubled mind.

Both are movies, I agree, but that's probably the only thing they have in common.

I enjoyed more SM2, but I can recognize that Joker is part of a toughest category.

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Joker is in a whole different league

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#7  Edited By OnlyOneEmpereor

@bullpr said:
@onlyoneempereor said:
@onlyoneempereor said:
@nn5 said:

Joker, a complete mismatch IMO

How it is a mismatch? it's a close match since Spider-Man 2 is still the gold standard for Spider-Man movies. While i think Joker is the superior film it works only as a Drama, Spider-Man 2 on the other hand, manages to balance action, drama, romance, AND humor to a near seamless whole and it's a good film, this is a close match.

@bullpr said:

They are not in the same category and don't pretend to provide the same experience to the audience.

Read what i wrote.

I understand your point, but for me they just don't have the same ambition.

SM2 is a big production for fun and entertainment.

Joker is a deep view inside a troubled mind.

Both are movies, I agree, but that's probably the only thing they have in common.

I enjoyed more SM2, but I can recognize that Joker is part of a toughest category.

I Respect and get your opinion but SM2 is actually a mix of Good Filmaking and Entertainment, the ambition and themes of Joker are superior by a wide margin,but some might be pulled off and prefer the Light Spider-Man 2, so this is nowhere close to a mismatch. Remember it's still the best out the three and a solid movie as a standalone.

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@onlyoneempereor: I really don't like that version of SM. I just think Tobey/Kirsten's acting is average at best, Aunt May annoys me and overall just can't stand that love-related drama. Sure, the movie has few good things (like J.J. Jameson) but I don't find it a good film.

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@onlyoneempereor: I really don't like that version of SM. I just think Tobey/Kirsten's acting is average at best, Aunt May annoys me and overall just can't stand that love-related drama. Sure, the movie has few good things (like J.J. Jameson) but I don't find it a good film.

You are right on the acting part of protagonists but Alfred Molina Doc-Ock stole the show with his complex charachter and great acting, plus good acting from JK Simmons and James Franco. Anyways i respect your opinion but i disagree, Spider-Man 2 is still a great Spider-Man movie and miles ahead MCU Spider-Man.

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People already forgot Spider-man 2...

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Joker stomps

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@onlyoneempereor: Agree Dock Ock was fine, he isn't one of my very favorite CBM villains but definitely bright point of the film. Still he & Simmons couldn't carry the movie for me. But respect your opinion too.

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@nn5 said:

Joker, a complete mismatch IMO

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Joker is a better drama but Spider-Man 2 is a better comic book movie.

Since this is a comic book forum I'm gonna vote for Spider-Man 2

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I haven't seen Joker yet, but it's probably best if we let the hype settle down before putting it against one of the best cbms.

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The mental gymnastics people use.

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Joker is my no. 1 CBM at the moment. Spider-Man 2 is in my top 10, but not as good as Joker.

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SM2..more action,excitement...better villian, broader appeal.

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Apples and oranges man, this site never understands this simple concept.

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SM2..more action,excitement...better villian, broader appeal.

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#23 FaradaySloth  Online

Joker is the new film to downplay on to make it seem DC movies aren’t at the actual top. At least TDK will start getting the actual treatment it deserves.

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SM2. Actually I enjoyed TDK more than joker. Joker is still a good movie though