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Owen Wilson as Jack in Paramount Pictures’ “Secret Headquarters.”

While Marvel and DC certainly have a stronghold on releasing popular superhero movies, Hollywood has produced its own original superhero movies over the years.

For example, the original superhero movie “Secret Headquarters” premieres on Paramount+ on August 12 and stars Owen Wilson and Michael Pena. In honor of “Secret Headquarters”, Moviefone is counting down the ten greatest original superhero movies of all time.

To be eligible for this list, the film must include superheroes but cannot be based on a previously released book, comic, or other type of media.

Without further ado, let’s get started!

When New York architect Matt Saunders (Luke Wilson) dumps his new girlfriend Jenny Johnson (Uma Thurman) – a smart, sexy and reluctant superhero known as G-Girl – she uses her powers to make his life is hell!

After his father, an assassin, is brutally murdered, Nick Gant (Chris Evans) swears revenge on Division, the secret government agency dabbling in psychic warfare and experimental drugs. Hiding in the underworld of Hong Kong, Nick assembles a group of rogue psychics dedicated to the destruction of Division. Along with clairvoyant teenager Cassie (Dakota Fanning), Nick sets out to find a missing girl and a stolen suitcase that may hold the key to their shared goal.

To push

To push

“One push can change everything.”


PG-131h51February 6, 2009

Hancock (Will Smith) is a downcast superhero who is forced to employ a public relations guru (Jason Bateman) to help him repair his image when the public tires of all the damage he’s inflicted over the of his saving exploits. The agent’s idea of ​​imprisoning the anti-hero to be missed by the world proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his newfound sense of purpose or fall back- he in his old ways? Also starring Charlize Theron.



“Bad behavior. Bad attitude. True hero.”


PG-131h32July 1, 2008

Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will Stronghold (Michael Angarano), the son of Commander (Kurt Russell) and Jetstream (Kelly Preston) tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being. . Also starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danielle Panabaker, Bruce Campbell and Lynda Carter.

sky high

“Saving the world… One duty at a time.”


PG1h40July 29, 2005

20th century fox

20th century fox

Three high school students (Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell and Michael B. Jordan) make an incredible discovery, which leads them to develop strange powers beyond their comprehension. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives begin to spiral out of control and their darker sides begin to take over.

the Chronicle

the Chronicle

“What are you capable of?”


PG-131h24February 2, 2012

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an ordinary man transforms into Crimson Bolt (Rainn Wilson), a superhero with the best of intentions, though lacking in heroic skills. Also starring Elliot Page, Liv Tyler and Kevin Bacon.



“Shut up, crime!”


R1h36April 1, 2011

Dr. Peyton Westlake (Liam Neeson) is about to achieve a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his lab is destroyed by gangsters. After being burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as the Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with an old love (Frances McDormand).

dark man

dark man

“They destroyed everything he had, everything he was. Now crime has a new enemy and justice has a new face.”


R1h35August 24, 1990

An ordinary man (Bruce Willis) makes an extraordinary discovery when a train wreck leaves his traveling companions dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery may lie in the mysterious Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), a man who suffers from a disease that makes his bones as fragile as glass.



“Some things are only revealed by accident”


PG-131h46November 22, 2000

In a violent and near-apocalyptic Detroit, the evil company Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the corporation drags street cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) into a gunfight with crime lord Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. . But when RoboCop learns of the company’s nefarious plans, he turns against his masters. Also starring Karen Allen, Ronny Cox and Miguel Ferrer.



“Part man. Part machine. All cop. The future of law enforcement.”


R1h42July 17, 1987

Pictures of Walt Disney

Pictures of Walt Disney

Bob Parr (Craig T Nelson) gave up his superhero days to log on in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children (Sarah VowellSpencer Fox, and Eli Fucile and Maeve Andrews) with his heroic former wife (holly hunter) in the suburbs. But when he receives a mysterious mission, it’s time to get back in costume.

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