Here Are Michigan’s Top 5 Superhero Movies
Superhero movies are some of the biggest movies ever produced and some of the biggest box office hits of all time. What are Michigander's top 5 favorite superhero movies?
Superhero Movie Franchises
There are lots of superhero franchises that have been consistently making movies and products for years and I don't see that slowing down anytime soon.
Obviously, Superman and Batman are two of the oldest and longest-running superheroes with movies and merchandise. We can't leave out Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, The Avengers, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor, Justice League, and I'm sure the superhero nerds will point out the ones I missed.
What is so crazy is that these billion-dollar movie franchises all started from comic books. I'm sure the writers and illustrators of these books didn't see that coming 50 or more years ago.
What Are Michigan's Favorite Superhero Movies?
#5 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Spider-Man: Homecoming came out in 2017 and was the 16th film from the franchise. Actor Tom Holland played the part of Peter Parker/Spider-Man which led to two more movies, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man: No Way Home. There are over 400,000 searches a month for items related to this movie.
#4 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was an animated film that came out in 2018 starring Shameik Moore as Morales. This story follows Miles as he becomes the new Spider-Man and joins other Spider-People from various parallel universes to save his universe from Kingpin. Spider-Verse gets nearly 500,000 Google searches a month.
#3 The Dark Night
The Dark Night came out in 2008 and starred Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman. This is still one of my personal favorites and apparently a lot of other Michiganders as well. This movie also had the late Heath Ledger as the Joker who was certainly one of the best at playing the role. The Dark Night gets nearly 450,000 searches a month and is considered by some as the best of the best of Batman movies.
#2 Avengers: Endgame
Avengers: Endgame came out in 2019 with a slew of stars like Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Con Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin. This film was based on the surviving members of the Avengers and their allies attempt to reverse Thanos's actions in Infinity War. This movie was a powerhouse at the box office ranking in nearly 3 billion dollars. The movie gets nearly 500,000 Google searches every month and not just a huge movie for Michiganders but 28 other states agree with Michigan on its popularity.
#1 Guardians of the Galaxy
2014's Guardians of the Galaxy holds the number one slot for a favorite superhero movie in Michigan. This movie paved the way for Guardians of the Galaxy to become one of the most successful franchises within the Marvel Comics Universe. This movie gets over 900,000 Google searches a month and it's the most searched-for movie in Michigan and the other 49 states.
*Google Search Data Provided by Casino Sweeps