Before we get angry e-mails from fans of The Incredibles and others like them, let us explain that for this list, we stuck to superheroes who were first conceived in comic form before flying, stomping or swinging onto the big screen. And though it might be unfair to count the respective crimes of Joel Schumacher and Brett Ratner against Christopher Nolan and Bryan Singer, we also tried to take all movie versions into account in the rankings.

Before we get angry e-mails from fans of The Incredibles and others like them, let us explain that for this list, we stuck to superheroes who were first conceived in comic form before flying, stomping or swinging onto the big screen. And though it might be unfair to count the respective crimes of Joel Schumacher and Brett Ratner against Christopher Nolan and Bryan Singer, we also tried to take all movie versions into account in the rankings.

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