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The Dark Knight

by:Nolan, Chrisopher

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represent hope.

Editions:139  Date:2005 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Superhero films

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The Incredibles

by:Bird, Brad

"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"--Container label.

Editions:102  Date:2003 - 2018  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

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:132  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, Feature films, Superhero films

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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:156  Date:2007 - 2018  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, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films

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Spider-Man

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:31  Date:1990 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; stylized violence and action ; Canadian Home Video rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Science fiction films, Feature films, Science fiction films, Superhero films

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Iron Man 2

by:Favreau, Jon (1966-....)

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:127  Date:2007 - 2017  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:68  Date:2001 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sci-fi action/violence, some sexuality and brief language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Superhero 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:130  Date:2008 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language; CHV rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Superhero films

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Man of Steel

by:Cavill, Henry

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Editions:118  Date:2013 - 2018  Rating:MPAA Rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Feature films, Action and adventure films

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Spider-Man 3

by:Raimi, Sam (1959-....)

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood.

Editions:147  Date:2004 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG, not recommended for children, frightening scenes, violence.  Genre(s):Superhero films, Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Fantasy films

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