10 Worst Fox Marvel Movies

After two decades of making Marvel movies, which of Fox's contributions to the genre were the worst?


With the exception of New Line Cinema's adaptation of Blade in 1998, films based on Marvel Comics hadn't ever really been taken seriously before 2000, and for good reason, as the few the world had ever gotten ranged somewhere in quality between 1986's disastrous Howard the Duck or direct-to-video dreck like 1989's The Punisher and 1990's Captain America.

It wasn't until 20th Century Fox took a chance on the original X-Men that the tide really turned, ushering in a comic book movie boom that has brought us to where we are today.

For the last two decades, Fox has been pumping out films based on Marvel properties every few years, though that era has now come to an end with Disney's acquisition of the historic studio. From the X-Men to the Fantastic Four to Daredevil, Fox tried to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of the modern comic book movie genre it helped create over the years, resulting in beloved successes like X2: X-Men United, X-Men: Days of Future Past, the Deadpool films, and Logan.

But throughout the studio's run, it also churned out quite a lot of duds, a few considered some of the worst superhero films ever made, others disliked simply for being subpar. With the era of Fox-produced Marvel movies behind us - barring the release of New Mutants, if it ever sees the light of day at this point - let's look back over the studio's legacy to sort out the 10 worst Marvel adaptations they released...


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