A better way to enjoy the holiday season is by being with the family and enjoying mindblowing superhero movies with the people you care about the most. A superhero movie focuses on the action of superheroes, where you’ll get to see dramas, comedy, power, adventure, fantasy, and many fictional elements.
There aren't many things better than getting together on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day to enjoy a wonderful superhero movie despite how stressful the holidays may be. If you’re a fan of Marvel, DC (Detective Comic) then you have come to the right platform and guidance about superhero movies.
Anyhow, I am giving you a list of some amazing superhero movies to watch this Christmas. Now, let’s get started with the top 20 underrated superhero movies to watch:
20. Thor: Ragnarok
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 superhero film which is based on the Marvel Comics Character Thor. The film is definitely satisfying and enjoyable to watch this Christmas. This film can be so much fun to watch with your family, it really does freshen up one's mood as it has a unique blend of humor and action. The thor has the God element that made the stories feel even more humourous.
The film's comedic moments, combined with its spectacular action scenes, make for a highly entertaining experience. The cast of the film including, Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and Jeff Goldblum are clearly having a blast playing off their characters in the film. The film soundtrack, which features classic rock songs is the best. The impressive cast, impressive Visuals, and fun soundtrack made this film an insanely fun ride from start to finish, you simply cannot miss this stunning film.
Deadpool is an absolutely stunning and hilarious Superhero film to binge on this Christmas with your family. The film was released in 2016 with the same name as the Marvel Comics character and is directed by Tim Miller. The greatness of this film lies in its humor and its uniqueness and it’s definitely not like a regular superhero film. The cast of the film has delivered a strong performance, the action scenes are well choreographed, and is thrilling to watch.
The return of Ryan Reynold in the comic world is worth betting for this Christmas, his delivering quick-witted one-liners and physical comedy are the best. This film is by far one of the most hysterical films, the writing is so perfect and so sharp, and all the little funny comedies scene make this a must-have on your list. This film also addresses deeper themes of love, loss, and the human cost of power. The film does exactly what it needs to do, and more. The direction is great and the storyline is fantastic. So, I highly recommend this film.
18. Iron Man
Iron Man is a 2008 superhero film based on the Marvel Comic character of the same name. This is a timeless action superhero film to watch. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who builds a power suit ti fight evil. It is a very enjoyable film to watch this Christmas together with your family.
The technology of this film feels as if we are living somewhere in the future. One of the very finest superhero films of Robert Downey Jr. Everything in the film looks very realistic with all those fight scenes. This film received critical acclaim for its direction, performances, and special effects. Overall, Ironman is a fun, thrilling, and visually stunning film that will surely entertain you. so, this is a binge-worthy fun two-hour film for you this Christmas with all the drama, action, and humor.
17. Captain America: Civil War
Captain America civil war is a 2016 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. The film is a gripping, bold, smart, and spectacular superhero film. One of the best marvel film, with great character development, a good storyline, and action that keep getting better and better. The Russo brothers used their second Marvel film to utterly dismantle the superhero team, exploiting simmering conflicts that had existed since The Avengers.
The film explores the tension and conflicts between the Avengers and the government over the issue of government regulation of superheroes. There are two teams in the film one led by Captain America and the other by Iron Man. The film has a large cast and many fan-favorite characters such as Black Widow, Hawkeye, the winter soldier, and Black Panther. The strength of the film is the action and fight scenes which are well-choreographed and exciting to watch. Most significantly, it presents us with an extremely exciting environment and the possibility of some incredibly captivating narratives which can be definitely watched with your family this Christmas season.
16. Spider-Man: No way Home
Spiderman: No way home is a 2021 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. This is a film made purely to satisfy the fans and there should be no doubt about that. No Way Home, in my opinion, is even better than Homecoming and Far From Home, and pretty much one of the best Superhero films of all time, so you can definitely add this to your list of films to watch this Christmas.
The film follows Peter Parker as he teams up with familiar allies, including Happy Hogan, Nick Fury, and Dr. Strange, to face a new threat that involves the introduction of multiple villains from previous spiderman films. Every actor, especially our star actor Tom Holland, gave a convincing, realistic performance. The best part of this film is its ability to bring together multiple elements from previous Spider-Man movies, creating a sense of nostalgia for fans while also offering a fresh and exciting storyline.
Additionally, the visual effects and editing were excellent. This film understands spider-man fans like no other spider-man film before it. Truly a celebration of the most beloved character in the best way possible! This is definitely a movie I recommend you watch this holiday season.
15. The Avengers(2012)
The Avengers is a 2012 Superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012) has everything you want in a team-up superhero film from awesome action sequences to great characters. The Avengers, as a film, can be best described as one of the most prominent examples of a crowd pleaser, the avenger lives up to its promise and delivers quite a punch.
The film follows a group of superheroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, Hawkeye, and the Black Widow as they come together to stop Thor's adopted brother, Loki from enslaving the Earth. The cast does well to give depth to their characters, some even evolving as the film progresses. Comedic choices boost the atmosphere of the film, but even more so do the effects. The visuals employed are stunning all-around, and the fight scenes do not disappoint. Overall, the movie is perfect to watch this holiday season. Enjoy your Christmas Holiday!
14. Captain America: Winter Soldier
Captain America: The winter soldier, directed by the Russo Brothers is a 2014 superhero film based on the Marvel Comic character Captain America. The spy/action superhero film is worth watching. The Russo Brothers completely flipped the film in their own style, with some hilarious humor along with perfect action scenes. The winter soldier does everything that a good sequel should do.
The Winter Soldier is a compelling and well-written villain, and the film does an excellent job of exploring the relationship between Captain America and Bucky Barnes, who is revealed to be the titular Winter Soldier. With shield being the center of attention, it allowed Sam Jackson to have a lot more character moments, Chris Evans is an absolute stud as Captain America, and Steve Rogers; He is emerged out so more, having one of the best characters in the film. The action of the film was the driving force of the film.
There is no reason why this film shouldn’t be at top of your list. Overall, the action, fight scenes, and the relationship between characters are worth watching the movie during your Christmas holiday.
13. The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad is a 2016 superhero film which is directed by David Ayer and it is based on the DC comics team of the same name. The film is action-packed, has cool characters, and has its own unique style which can really please the audience. Harley Quinn which was played by Margot Robbie is a highlight of the film as the character got all the praise.
The film cast is widely regarded as its strongest aspect, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, and Viola Davis all deliver standout performances, and their characters are some of the most memorable aspects of the film. The film follows a group of supervillains who are recruited by the government to undertake a dangerous mission in exchange for reduced sentences.
The film is wild, and thrilling and gives you an entertaining ride that really embraces the R-rating with humor, violence, and a lot of action. Overall, the movie is worth watching with its amazing cinematography. So, if you love adventure and thrillers this is a film you can watch during your Christmas holiday.
12. Batman Begins
Batman Begins is a 2005 Superhero Film directed by Christopher Nolan and based on the DC comic character Batman. The pleasure of watching Batman action sequences with exceptional plots and phenomenal action sequences is different. Christopher Nolan, the mastermind has again shown his magic in the film. The film is widely regarded as one of the best Batman films ever made and is often credited with reinvigorating the superhero genre.
The Film's portrayal of Bruce Wayne's journey from a troubled young man to a confident and capable superhero is mesmerizing, performance in the movie is top-notch, playing the darkest of all superheroes, and is frightening as well as comforting. The Fights are great, the bat- gadgets are all there, the care is amazing, the plot is thorough and exciting, and Gotham looks great.
Overall, all the characters in the film are beautifully executed, and a must-see superhero film as it is both entertaining and thought-provoking. So, an interesting film to watch this Christmas with your friends and family.
11. The Avengers (Assemble)
If you’re a fan of an epic adventure movie, this is the perfect superhero movie. The Avengers is a 2012 superhero film based on the marvel comics superhero team based on the same name. Directed by Joss Whedon, the film has everything you want in a team-up superhero film, starting from a great action sequence to an awesome character, and an amazing setup for the movie. You will get to see the powerhouse blockbuster of Marvel studios. Bringing together all the superhero characters together has to turn out to be a great move for the filmmakers.
The film features an all-star cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, and Jeremy Renner. The characters of this movie are beyond great and it's such a thrilling experience to see the magic on the screen. The movie has great humor, plenty of action, amazing special effects, easy to understand the good part is, it is easy to understand, and don’t need to pay much attention to everything as everything connects as easily as it can be. The movie is highly recommended to binge-watch this Christmas.
Superman is the first big film of a comic book hero. It's been almost 44 years now since this movie came out in the world of superheroes film. You can see Christopher Reeves as Superman, Marlon Brandon as Jor-El, Gene Hackman as Lex Luthor, and many other incredible characters. Superman still remains the best superhero movie ever made that remains an entertaining and inspiring watch for audiences of all ages.
The movie is full of humor, action, and an iconic performance played by Christopher Reeves. The film's special effects, particularly the flying sequences, hold up well even by today's standards. The storytelling of this film is amazing, great fight scene, a really great emotional scene, and a lot of love. Christopher Reeve as Superman has done amazing work showcasing hope and humanity to the audience. Best Superhero classic made by Richard Donner. The movie will make you feel like a child again, so you can definitely watch the movie with your friends and family this Christmas.
9. Batman Returns
Batman Returns is a 1992 film directed by Tim Burton, this film is undeniably a Christmas movie, It is an amazing sequel and a great superhero comic movie. Michael Keaton returns as the title character batman, and the character is more powerful than he was in the first movie. Michelle Pfeiffer made an excellent Cat woman, and Danny DeVito was an amazing choice to play The Penguin.
The movie is dark, the action is amazing and the character they played is fully justified. Overall, Batman Returns is a visually stunning film with strong performances from the lead actors and it is worth watching during Christmas as the atmosphere that Burton creates for Gotham City is wonderful. so, enjoy watching the movie!
8. Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman is a 2017 superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins on the popular DC Comics character of the same name. This film is everything you want in a superhero Film, one of the first female superheroes ever created in the world of comics. Wonder woman is amongst the most recognizable superheroes in history. Wonder Woman is a powerful and confident hero, who fights for justice and peace.
The Film's plot is well-crafted, providing a compelling origin story for Wonder Woman. The character is bold and confident, it has got all the fun and thrilling parts that are delightful to watch. This film really showed the process of her becoming a true hero. She loves, she protects and she saves. This film is worth checking out this Christmas if you love adventure.
7. Avengers: Infinity War
How can we just end Christmas without watching a Superhero film, Avengers Infinity war is an emotional roller coaster, one can watch this film with the family. The film was made in 2018 and directed by the Russo brothers based on the characters from the Marvel comics Universe. Using the strength of its powerful and interesting villain, the film successfully brings together the past 10 years of Marvel films into a largely effective cocktail of superheroic dramatics.
The visual effect of the film is stunning, and that pleases your eyes. Scarlet Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Holland, and Bradly Cooper have proven they are the best stars. Joe and Anthony Russo created a superhero film that it’s every bit the epic that it needs to be. Infinity war is stunning, hilarious, and heartbreaking. The ending will leave you craving for more. kids, parents, grandparents anyone can watch this movie as it is a kind of rollercoaster ride!
6. Spider Man 2
Spider-Man 2 is widely regarded as one of the best superhero film of all time. Released in 2004, the film was directed by sam Raimi. The iconic Superhero film surpasses the original one on different levels. The film has an exceptionally better villain, a great story, and a beautiful message. The film is filled with plenty of adventure and action that will keep you intrigued till the end. Like any other superhero sequel, there’s always a new villain and Dr.octopus nailed his character in this film.
Peter Parker played by Tobey Maguire has done justice to the character, bringing a mix of humor, heart, and vulnerability to the role. Spiderman is a film that needs no introduction, and every age group people can thoroughly enjoy it. Everything includes music, visual effects, romance, actions, the acting, just everything is better in this film. It is pretty much the perfect film to watch this Christmas. so, I highly recommend watching this film and enjoying your time.
5. The Incredibles
The Incredibles is a beloved and iconic animated superhero film released in 2004 by Pixar Animation Studios. Directed by Brad Bird, the film tells the story of a family of superheroes who are forced to retire and live a normal life but are eventually called back to save the world. One of the most excellent Pixar films that have ever been made. The Incredibles is really a family movie to watch this Christmas eve. The film is compelling, entertaining, funny, smart, ambitious, original, mature, and just simply enjoyable animated film.
The amazing factor of this film is its exceptional animation and attention to detail, as well as its inventive action sequences and compelling characters. The Incredibles is a rare kind of film that you would like to watch again and again. It is an animated film yet it is not just a kid film to watch as it really contains adult humor as well. The film also explores themes of family, identity, and heroism, and the story is engaging and full of twists and turns to keep you engaged. If you haven’t seen this masterpiece yet, stop reading the review and go watch it right now.
Logan is a superhero film released in 2017, based on Marvel comic character, and is directed by James Mangold. Logan is yet another best superhero films of all time. This is by far the best x-men film ever made, the action is more brutal than you would dare to expect, maybe that Is the reason behind getting an R-rated movie. The relationship between Laura and Logan is quite different yet fascinating. Logan offers a deeper look at a character who’s always suppressed his actual feelings.
The film takes place in the future and follows an aging and ailing Logan, who is tasked with protecting a young girl with powers similar to his own. The performance in the film is excellent, particularly Hugh Jackman's portrayal of Logan. The film also showcases the themes of fatherhood, sacrifice, and mortality in a very powerful way. If you have been looking for a comic book film that isn’t like all the previous ones, logan is the one for you. It’s a fantastic action film but also manages to create such an impressive story that you will find yourself amazed. You can undoubtedly give it a watch this holiday season.
3. Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy is a superhero film released in 2014, which is also based on the Marvel comic Character and is directed by James Gunn, the film follows a group of misfits who must come together to stop a powerful villain from destroying the galaxy. Guardians of the galaxy is the funniest Marvel film filled with great action, great performance, and beautiful characters. Because of the exceptional humor, it will get hard to breathe after watching this superhero film. The story and screenplay are amazing, and the performance and direction are top-notch.
The film shows you the importance of family, and friendship, and also about self-discovering in a very entertaining and emotional way. A film full of melodrama, this film is the perfect example that not all superhero films need to be dark and moody. All the main characters are very likable. Definitely, a must-watch film for this Christmas, even if you are not a big superhero movie lover.
2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 film directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman. This superhero film is one of the amazing animation films, with undoubtedly a better storyline and cast. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is rather a perfect film, the pacing is so wonderful. The film is visually engaging and beautiful in every scene, not to mention an incredibly unique art style.
If we had a list of anything that can be done near perfect film, this film checks every box. The film's animation is visually stunning, with bold, vibrant colors also the visuals have been talked about endlessly. The story is also equally strong, with a powerful plot that balances humor and engages us with action and suspense. It is a fun, action-packed adventure that will leave you entertained and wanting more. It won an Oscar for them as well. So a must-watch film for this Christmas. Just go for it!
1. The Dark Knight
The Dark knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan based on the DC character Batman. This film, this particular film is a work of art.
The beautiful sequel ever made in the history of a superhero film. Heath Ledger’s as Joker is the best film character one can ever see. Christian Bale's portrayal of Batman is equally strong. Of course, the film is dark but is it worth watching as you will get to experience the thrilling story and character experience in the film.
The film portrayed justice, power, and the battle between good and evil. Christopher Nolan and his Co-writer Jonathan Nolan deserve a standing ovation. The Dark Knight is certainly loud and violent but it's not mindless. It has got depth and soul. The action is great, the plot is deeper, and the film has got a sadistic, psychotic touch which also makes it a psychological thriller.
It is a must-see for fans of the Batman character and for anyone who loves great action films. So, if you haven't watched it then you must just go and watch it this Christmas holiday.