Harvey Pekar (Paul Giamatti) is a file clerk with a dead-end job and an unsatisfying life. A chance meeting with Robert Crumb (James Urbaniak), a greeting card artist turned comic book illustrator, convinces Harvey to create his own comic centered on his working-class existence. The underground success of his work connects him with Joyce Brabner (Hope Davis), his soul mate through years spent as an independent icon. Directed by Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman. With Chris Ambrose, Joey Krajcar, Cameron Carter and the real Harvey Pekar. Categories: Biography, Comedy, Drama. Year: 2003.
After his son dies, Dr. Tenma (Nicolas Cage) builds a powerful robot in his image to help him deal with his grief. Unable to live up to Dr. Temna's high expectations, Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore) leaves his home in Metro City and sets out into the world to become a super hero. But, when Metro City is threatened, Astro Boy returns to save the day and attempts to reconcile with the father who rejected him. Directed by David Bowers. With Kristen Bell, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane and Eugene Levy. Categories: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi, Based on a Comic. Year: 2009.
Gotham City teems with corruption and decay, made worse by the presence of the Joker (Jack Nicholson), a deformed psychopath who wishes only to kill. Ready to take him on is Batman (Michael Keaton), the alter-ego of billionaire Bruce Wayne. With reporter Vicky Vale (Kim Basinger) hot on the case and threatening to win his heart, Batman must put everything on the line to keep the Joker from taking out the entire city. Directed by Tim Burton. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime, Fantasy. Year: 1989.
As a young child, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) watched helplessly as his parents were gunned down, victims of a petty criminal in corrupt Gotham city. Grown up and hardened by training under the ninja lord Ra's Al-Ghul (Ken Watanabe), Wayne returns to Gotham to become a force of justice: Batman. His first task is dealing with and old friend-turned-foe, Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), whose League of Shadows intends on driving the Gotham's citizens mad using an exotic poison. Director Christopher Nolan (Memento) returns the series to its dark and serious roots. With Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Morgan Freeman. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
As Batman, Bruce Wayne (Val Kilmer) must contend with a pair of his most feared enemies: Two-Face (Tommy Lee Jones) and the Riddler (Jim Carrey), who are determined to destroy the city and discover Batman's true identity. The Caped Crusader must use the help of the lovely Dr. Chase Meridan (Nicole Kidman) and brave young Robin (Chris O'Donnell) to save the city without losing his life or having his secret revealed. Directed by Joel Schumacher. With Michael Gough and Drew Barrymore. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Crime, Romance. Year: 1995.
Blade (Wesley Snipes) is the child of a woman bitten by a vampire while pregnant. Born as a half-vampire, with all their skills but without their insatiable bloodlust, Blade dedicates his life to ridding the world of the undead menace. Sought by the vampires for his unusual traits, Blade must defend himself and eradicate his foes. Directed by Stephen Norrington. With Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, Traci Lords and Kevin Patrick Walls. Categories: Action, Horror, Thriller. Year: 1998.
Blade (Wesley Snipes) is a Vampire hunter who must team up with his mortal enemies to rid the world of an even deadlier threat: the Reaper, a vampire that feasts on humans and vampires alike, turning them into unstoppable killers. Together with the Bloodpack, an elite group of vampire fighters, Blade must set aside his hatred long enough to prevent the destruction of mankind. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. With Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Matt Schulze and Leonor Varela. Categories: Action, Thriller, Horror. Year: 2002.
Blade (Wesley Snipes) is the Daywalker, a half-vampire attempting to rid the world of his evil full-blooded kin. Hunted by the FBI and marked by the vampires, Blade must stay on the run and defeat the deadliest vampire in the history of the world: Dracula. Directed by David S. Goyer. With Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds and Parker Posey. Categories: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Patience Philips (Halle Berry) is a shy, unassuming artist until she stumbles upon her employer's dark secret. Thrown into a corporate conspiracy, she suffers a freak accident that transforms her into Catwoman. With enhanced agility and senses, she begins a crime spree that attracts the attention of Tom Lone (Benjamin Bratt), a cop who has started to fall for the real Patience. Directed by Pitof. With Sharon Stone, Lambert Wilson and Michael Massee. Categories: Action, Crime, Fantasy. Year: 2004.
Batman (Christian Bale) continues his quest to bring down the criminal organizations that plague the streets of Gotham with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart). But, when mob bosses make an alliance with a psychotic mastermind known as the Joker (Heath Ledger), Batman must use every weapon in his arsenal to put an end to the villain's deadly rampage. Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Anthony Michael Hall, William Fichtner and Michael Caine. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Based on a Comic. Year: 2008.
The Dark Knight
Elektra (Jennifer Garner) is a mystical warrior combining incredibly physical strength with a supernatural ability to tell the future. An assassin by trade, she abandons the protection of her master Kirigi (Will Yun Lee) and begins a bitter struggle to protect her two latest targets, Mark Miller (Goran Visnjic) and his young daughter Abby (Kirsten Prout), from the warriors trying to kill them. Directed by Rob Bowman. With Terence Stamp and Bob Sapp. Categories: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller. Year: 2005.
After a freak accident in space, four astronauts are hit by cosmic radiation so intense that it mutates them into super powerful beings, outwardly normal but possessing incredible abilities. Realizing that their new powers could be used for good, they prepare themselves to challenge the evil Doctor Victor Von Doom (Julian McMahon) in a struggle for the survival of the world. Directed by Tim Story. With Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis. Categories: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, New York. Year: 2005.