Best Superhero Movies for Kids

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... some of our favorite superhero movies! If you're looking for a great family movie for your comic book lover, then this list is for you. Superhero movies have never been so popular, but some are better than others. Our picks are all excellent, action-packed, and full of strong role models. These men and women are sure to save the day and beat the bad guys when it really counts. From The Incredibles to Black Panther, there's something here for every superhero-loving kid, tween, and teen.

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Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel

age 5+

Hilarious movie combines the best of two cartoon worlds.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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The Powerpuff Girls Movie

age 6+

Funny, exciting, and involving.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Batkid Begins

age 7+

Tremendously heartwarming, positive docu for all ages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Big Hero 6

age 7+

Awesome origin story is action-packed, deals with grief.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis

age 7+

Super-brave, super-capable girls win the day and sell toys.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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The Incredibles

age 7+

Top-notch, action-packed fun for the entire family.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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The Lego Batman Movie

age 7+

Clever, creative, action-packed adventure/toy ad.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Scooby-Doo & Batman: The Brave and the Bold

age 7+

Witty crossover adventure has comic book violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Batman vs. Two-Face

age 8+

Clever animated throwback to '60s Batman has some violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Stan Lee's Mighty 7: Beginnings

age 8+

Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Superman: The Movie

age 8+

Super-nostalgic superhero adventure still soars.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1978)
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Superman II

age 8+

Witty, action-packed superadventure with big themes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1981)
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MOVIE

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

age 9+

Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Antboy

age 10+

Some iffy humor in quirky Danish tween superhero movie.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Captain Marvel

age 10+

Powerful female superhero story has some violence, language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Legends of the Knight

age 10+

Stirring docu sees superhero as powerful motivator for good.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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Spider-Man: Homecoming

age 10+

Diverse, entertaining reboot has some language, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Aquaman

age 11+

Underwater origin story has lots of comic book action.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Spider-Man

age 11+

Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Spider-Man 2

age 11+

A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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