10. “THE ROCKETEER” (1991)
In the tense situations after the World War II, millionaire Howard Hughes develops the invention of the century: a high-powered mini jet-pack. Nazi agents steal a prototype of the device, but loose it on an isolated. Aspiring pilot Cliff Secord accidentally finds the pack, and soon he is zooming through the air. But when Cliff uses it to save an unconscious pilot plummeting to his death the press dubs him “the rocketeer” and Nazis are hot on his trail.
09. “SPY KIDS” (2001)
When the notorious husband-and-wife spy team, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez, is kidnapped by the evil Fegan Floop, the two Cortez children are the only ones who have the right skills and the insider know-how to help. Together Carmen and Juni Cortez set out on their first spy mission to find Floop and rescue their parents. Spy Kids is a high-wire family that lets the kids save the day.
08. “HELLBOY” (2004)
Based on the comic book series, this film follows adventures of Hellboy, a demonic hero enlisted by an occult scholar to fight evil. Along with the fire-throwing, Liz Sherman and the amphibious psychic, Abe Sapien, Hellboy is joined by new recruit John Myers, a squeaky-clean FBI agent assigned to keep the big red devil’s exploits in check. Thing get out of hand, however when a vicious monster is unleashed by the villainous Rasputin, leading to events that may setoff a nightmare for humanity.
07. “INFRAMAN” (1976)
When the nefarious Dragon Mom dispatches her other-worldly goons to destroy Earth, only one thing stands between us and the Armagadeon: the mighty Inframan, a superhero with an insect-like helmet, a love of back-flipping and the ability to grow 20 times his normal size. Loosely based on the 60’s Japanese series “Ultraman”, this infectiously fun movie features some of the goofiest battles between a gymnast and a guy in a rubber suit monsters ever made.
06. “DARKMAN” (1990)
A scientist disfigured by a gang of sadistic criminals develops a mask-like second skin which allows him to change identities. Peyton Westlake, his face hidden behind bandages, is transformed into the Darkman, a lonely psycho who prowls streets of Los Angeles by night. Disguised as different characters, the Darkman seeks out the men who ruined him and exacts brutal revenge.
05. “SUPERMAN II” (1980)
Once again mild mannered reporter, Clark Kent, hiding his identity as Superman, fights for law and order. This time around a trio of nasty villains from the planet Krypton break free of their dimensional prison and run away to earth, where they enjoy the same superpowers as Superman. Meanwhile Lois Lane has discovered that Superman and Clark is the same person, so Superman debates whether to give up his life as a hero and spend his life as a normal person.
04. “THE INCREDIBLES” (2004)
Stuck in a dead-end day job, now that a super-heroic are frowned upon, the former Mr. Incredible pines for the days of knocking bad guys into next week. Then a vengeful figure from his past shows up, and the whole family – along with Frozone – springs into action.
03. “SPIDERMAN” (2002)
The film begins with Peter Parker, a high school student, being bitten by a genetically altered spider. After misusing his newly given abilities, which indirectly caused the death of his Uncle Ben and he becomes the heroic Spiderman. Peter hopes to win the heart of Mary Jane Watson, the girl he loved since childhood, and battles the villainous Green Goblin, father of Peter’s best friend Harry Osborn.
02. “BATMAN RETURNS” (1992)
In the sequel to Batman, the Caped Crusader is pitted against the demented, ravenous Penguin, a pitiful, orphaned psychopathic freak who once went on a baby-killing spree, and a power-hungry villain, Max Shreck. As the two villains start to gain domination over Gotham City, Batman plots to stop them. In Batman returns, Batman is thrown a third enemy, a terrible distraction: Cat Woman. She is the slinky, sharp clawed alter ego of Shreck’s secretary Selina. Batman overcomes his own dark past, and his present love entanglements to rid Gotham of its evil enemies.
01. “X-MEN” (2000)
X-men takes place in the near future, as certain humans are evolving into mutants with special powers. Young runaway mutants named Rogue and Wolverine, a bad-tempered, quick-healing mutant with retractable metal claws, is suddenly attacked by the powerful Magneta and his lackeys. Fortunately Cyclops and Storm, students of the Professor, interfere and bring them back to Xavier’s school. Here they learn about the conflict between Xavier and the militant Magneto, who wants to power a device that will genetically alter humans, with possibly deathly results.