Superhero Worship: Top 40 Marvel Movie Ideas, Ranked

From smart casting choices to Spidey and X-Men reboots, we rank the decisions that have shaped Marvel's superhero universe, from worst to best

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Everything about 'Spider-Man 2'
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9. Everything about 'Spider-Man 2'

All right, maybe not everything — we can still complain about Kirsten Dunst being (mis)cast as Mary Jane. But otherwise all the moving parts in Sam Raimi's second Spidey film works beautifully. Tobey Maguire is comfortable in the role, the effects and action are better, and Doc Octopus (Alfred Molina) remains the best of Spider-Man's cinematic bad guys. It's colorful, energetic, moving and exhilarating, which is just about everything we would want out of a Spider-Man movie. Giving Raimi free rein resulted in what is, to this day, still one of the best superhero movies ever.

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