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#1 Posted by WeAreTheFlash (2014 posts) - - Show Bio

What are The Usual Top 3 CBM? The Dark Knight, Spider-Man 2, and what else?

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#2 Posted by Manchine (6277 posts) - - Show Bio

My top 3 are
1- Avengers: Infinity War
2- The Avengers
3- Captain America: The First Avenger



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#3 Edited by TonyMartial (1756 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Logan is regarded as the 3rd best.

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#4 Posted by Temporal_Shift (3640 posts) - - Show Bio

Neither of those lmao.

Avengers

Avengers IW

The Winter Soldier

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#5 Posted by kroczilla (1519 posts) - - Show Bio

my top 3

The dark knight

The watchmen

V for vendetta

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#6 Posted by Gamer-Guy (523 posts) - - Show Bio

Neither of those lmao.

Avengers

Avengers IW

The Winter Soldier

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#7 Posted by TonyMartial (1756 posts) - - Show Bio

@manchine said:

My top 3 are

1- Avengers: Infinity War

2- The Avengers

3- Captain America: The First Avenger

Neither of those lmao.

Avengers

Avengers IW

The Winter Soldier

my top 3

The dark knight

The watchmen

V for vendetta

I think OP is wanting to know what CBM is generally received as the 3rd best, not your opinion.

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#8 Posted by RL4 (744 posts) - - Show Bio

Logan should Ben up there

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#9 Posted by TheMaximus (449 posts) - - Show Bio

TDK and spiderman were dethroned many millenia ago.

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#10 Posted by firebiscuits (57 posts) - - Show Bio

@wearetheflash:

Infinity War

TDK

Captain America: TWS

Honesty there's no answer to this question.

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#11 Posted by Temporal_Shift (3640 posts) - - Show Bio

@tonymartial: its all opinion based smarty there is no factual top 3.

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#12 Posted by Bella_Blackstar (7104 posts) - - Show Bio

Howard the Duck

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#14 Posted by Darthjhawk (3639 posts) - - Show Bio

From what I've seen most people say these three:

  • The Dark Knight
  • Spider-Man 2
  • X2

Though I've seen Winter Soldier, Iron Man, DOFP, Watchmen all creep in there.

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#15 Edited by mrmonster (8967 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that generally, it would be...

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. Logan
  3. Spider-Man 2
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#16 Posted by TonyMartial (1756 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that generally, it would be...

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. Logan
  3. Spider-Man 2

I think that those are generally considered the 3 best among fans and critics.

Agreed.

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#17 Posted by mrmonster (8967 posts) - - Show Bio

TDK and spiderman were dethroned many millenia ago.

I don't think very many people would agree with you on that.

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#18 Posted by adamTRMM (7191 posts) - - Show Bio

Seriously, there's no general. Just look at the responses, everyone has their own idea, as everyone should.

TDK though, in a league of its own. Such a cult following. Almost 2 million votes on IMDB and it still got an effing 9.

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#21 Edited by Petey_is_Spidey (11424 posts) - - Show Bio

I would say the GA consensus three is:

  1. the Avengers
  2. the Dark Knight
  3. Spiderman 2/GotG/Infinity War

For comic book fans, it seems to be:

  1. the Dark Knight
  2. Logan
  3. the Winter Soldier

For Critics it's:

  1. the Dark Knight
  2. Black Panther
  3. Spiderman 2

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#22 Edited by PenguinDust (6508 posts) - - Show Bio

I think generally it's The Dark Knight, The Winter Soldier and Spider-Man 2. I don't know if Logan had the same widespread impact on the general public that these other three had. Only one of these makes it into my personal Top-3, but I believe for the average person on the street, it's one of these three. I will concede that Avengers 1 may have taken the place of Spider-Man 2, though.

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#23 Edited by lubub55 (11635 posts) - - Show Bio

Spider-Man 2 is never ranked in there.

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#24 Posted by Hemehero (1051 posts) - - Show Bio

Winter soldier

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#25 Posted by m2k (398 posts) - - Show Bio

1 IW

2 Spider-man 2

3 TDK

I'm just glad my top is overtaken. I hope future films can do the same. Just means more greatness to come from the genre.

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#26 Posted by NarutoBleachFan (1391 posts) - - Show Bio

Take Spider-Man 2 off there.

The Dark Knight

Batman Begins

The Dark Knight Rises

In no order.

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#27 Posted by Essem (22 posts) - - Show Bio

The Dark Knight
Batman Begins
Logan

MCU films are generally good to very good they just simply dont reach the heights of the very best though.

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#28 Edited by Amcu (7663 posts) - - Show Bio

I think of Avengers being in the big three. An argument for any position could be made And I'd trade Spider-Man 2 for Logan. Infinity War might be in the conversation but I think we need to wait a little longer to be sure.

For me I think mine is something like this.

1. Avengers Infinity War

2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

3. The Dark Knight.

I'm not sure about IW vs TWS but right now I lean towards IW.

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#29 Posted by TheAmazingSpidey (16833 posts) - - Show Bio

Those three you mentioned are the ones and the ones most commonly considered the best CBMs by the "all CBMs are the same" group, in that they appeal to, are considered great cinema, even by those who don't typically love superhero movies.

I think a lot of CBM fans would also have The Winter Soldier and Infinity War on their list.

The Avengers was heralded as a magnum opus of the genre at the time, but a lot of people have grown to think it's overrated.

Logan often gets mentioned when the question of "what is the best CBM?" is brought up, but almost no one engages in any discussion about it outside of that. Discussion about the film or it's strongpoints are exclusive to occasions where that question is asked. I often hear people talk about the action-sequences in The Winter Soldier, or the storytelling and themes in The Dark Knight, but I forget Logan exists until someone asks this question.

My personal top 3:

  1. Avengers: Infinity War
  2. The Avengers
  3. The Dark Knight
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#30 Posted by byrd42 (492 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't care for TDK at all but I realize that it is one of the most popular super hero movies.

I rank the top 2 as follows-

1) Infinity War

2) The Dark Knight

There is no clear cut #3 but it is probably Avengers.

I would rank TDK #1 but feel that if Heath Ledger had not died The Dark Knight wouldn't even be in the running at all. There is a phenomena that people make a huge deal (call it super hyping) out of entertainers immediately after they die. Paul Walker died then appeared in Fast and Furious 7 and it did nearly double world wide over what Furious 6 did.

My personal top 3 is Infinity War, Winter Soldier, Civil War. TDK is not in my top 25 super hero movies.

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#31 Posted by DoctorDaMn (519 posts) - - Show Bio

@wearetheflash: Spider man 2 is never in the running...Id personally replace that with logan and the other would probably be IW...

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#32 Posted by The_Badman (230 posts) - - Show Bio

The Dark Knight Rises and The Winter Soldier. Both are better than Spider-Man 2.

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#33 Posted by TheIncredibleSuperHulk8642 (4082 posts) - - Show Bio

Wouldn’t Superman The Movie definitely be on that list? Along with Logan over Spiderman 2

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#34 Posted by firebiscuits (57 posts) - - Show Bio

Infinity Wars

Ironman

Captain America:TWS

Didn't add TDK because I genuinely didn't like it THAT much. And also it's just to overrated right now on account of being the only noteworthy DC film in 20 years. If the DCEU had been a hit no one would be talking about TDK right now.

So basically every DC fanboy is going to champion that movie no matter what. Marvel has so many good movies all the Marvel votes are spread between 20 movies. So hardly any one can stand out. But with DC is just TDK TDK TDK. Because that's all they have.

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#35 Posted by Lone_Wolf_and_Cub (8283 posts) - - Show Bio

Infinity War>>>>>>> everything else.

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#36 Posted by MoTM (1367 posts) - - Show Bio

MoS.

TDK.

IW.

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#37 Posted by yeimsick (176 posts) - - Show Bio

The Dark knight

Winter Soldier

Thor: Ragnarok

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#38 Posted by byrd42 (492 posts) - - Show Bio

Wouldn’t Superman The Movie definitely be on that list? Along with Logan over Spiderman 2

The 1978 Super Man movie has not aged well. At all. It was a big hit because they gave it a star studded cast. No one cares about Ned Beatty, Glen Ford or Gene Hackman anymore.

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#39 Edited by infantfinite128 (4575 posts) - - Show Bio

@tonymartial said:

I think OP is wanting to know what CBM is generally received as the 3rd best, not your opinion.

I don't think they're listening, Tony. lol

Going by ImdB, it seems like the three Nolan Batman movies are the most generally received (It's too soon to say for Infinity War).

The Dark Knight seems to be the go to for top ranking, but based on this line up, I'm not sure what would be after Spider-man 2. Logan might be my go to.

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#40 Posted by TonyMartial (1756 posts) - - Show Bio

@tonymartial said:

I think OP is wanting to know what CBM is generally received as the 3rd best, not your opinion.

I don't think they're listening, Tony. lol

Going by ImdB, it seems like the three Nolan Batman movies are the most generally received.

The Dark Knight seems to be the go to for top ranking, but based on this line up, I'm not sure what would be after Spider-man 2. Logan might be my go to.

Hardly anyone listens on this site lol

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#41 Posted by Insertnewname (1498 posts) - - Show Bio

1. The dark knight

2. Watchmen

3. Spiderman 2

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#42 Posted by Petey_is_Spidey (11424 posts) - - Show Bio

@infantfinite128 said:
@tonymartial said:

I think OP is wanting to know what CBM is generally received as the 3rd best, not your opinion.

I don't think they're listening, Tony. lol

Going by ImdB, it seems like the three Nolan Batman movies are the most generally received.

The Dark Knight seems to be the go to for top ranking, but based on this line up, I'm not sure what would be after Spider-man 2. Logan might be my go to.

Hardly anyone listens on this site lol

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#43 Posted by Ready_4_Madness (10841 posts) - - Show Bio

1: The Dark Knight

2: Logan

3: The Winter Soldier

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#44 Posted by TheIncredibleSuperHulk8642 (4082 posts) - - Show Bio

@byrd42: I think critically speaking its still hailed as one of the greatest super hero movies of all time, it may not have aged well but its legacy is indisputable.

Not to mention films like Winter Soldier, Civil War, Batman Begins, etc are better than Spiderman 2

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#45 Posted by WhyZoSerious (646 posts) - - Show Bio

My top 3 is:

Days of future past

Batman begins

Infinity war

I believe what mass public top 3 is something like this:

1) Dark Knight

2) Infinity war

3) Logan

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#46 Posted by KanyeCosby (4089 posts) - - Show Bio

1. The Dark Knight

2. Avengers

3. Superman 1978

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#47 Posted by Outside_85 (21240 posts) - - Show Bio

Comicbook movies... or superhero movies? Because I think people tend to forget there are movies that are based on comicbooks, but do not feature people in capes.

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#48 Posted by JohnCena69swag (2765 posts) - - Show Bio

Justice league

BvS

Suicide Squad