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The Dark Knight

by:Nolan, Christopher, 1970-

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes.

Editions:146  Date:2005 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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The Incredibles

by:Bird, Brad, 1957-

"Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction."--Container.

Editions:111  Date:2003 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for action violence.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Animated films, Animated films, Superhero films

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Batman Begins

by:Nolan, Christopher, 1970-

As a boy, Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right.

Editions:137  Date:2001 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Superhero films, Feature films

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Spider-Man

by:Raimi, Sam

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ.

Editions:208  Date:1997 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; stylized violence and action.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Superhero films, Film adaptations

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Spider-man 2

by:Raimi, Sam

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry. Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever of Peter. One day Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, resurfaces after a failed science experiment. Peter begins to notice he's losing some of his powers and wonders at the stress in his personal life. He realizes he must decide between being who he once was or retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction.

Editions:190  Date:2001 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized action violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Film adaptations

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Iron Man

by:Favreau, Jon

A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world.

Editions:169  Date:1997 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Superhero films, Feature films

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Iron Man 2

by:Favreau, Jon

Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet.

Editions:157  Date:2002 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Feature films

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X2 : X-men united

by:Singer, Bryan

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt.

Editions:83  Date:2001 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief language.  Genre(s):Drama, Science fiction films, Feature films, Science fiction films, Superhero films

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Black Panther

by:Coogler, Ryan, 1986-

King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war.

Editions:78  Date:2017 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films

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The dark knight rises

by:Nolan, Christopher, 1970-

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act.

Editions:142  Date:2008 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films

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