Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Greatest Superhero Movie?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll

April 4, 2014 2:10 PM ET
The Dark Knight movie poster
'The Dark Knight' movie poster.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier hit theaters all across America today, and so far it's earned a pretty impressive 87 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It's poised to make a large fortune over the next few weeks, pretty much guaranteeing that a new Marvel movie will be made from now until the end of time.

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Now we have a question for you: What is the greatest superhero movie ever made? Any movie counts as long as it features a character with super powers, preferably taken from a comic book or graphic novel. These movies have been made over and over, so please be very specific when you vote.  2002's Sider-Man is different than 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man. There have also been a ton of Batman and Superman flicks over the years ,not to mention all the sequels. It might just help to include the year when you vote, but we'll leave that up to you. Also, please only vote once and only for a single movie. We'll know something is up if we see 15,000 votes for 1984's Supergirl

You can vote here in the comments, on facebook.com/rollingstone or on Twitter using the hashtag #WeekendRock. 

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