Best-Reviewed Comic Book/Graphic Novel Movies 2017
2017 was a banner year for movies based on comic book properties, with highly regarded entries from the MCU, the X-Men universe, and the world of Spider-Man, but it was Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman that set the critics’ hearts afire.
The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017. Scores might change over time.
Adjusted Score: 115714%
Critics Consensus: Thrilling, earnest, and buoyed by Gal Gadot's charismatic performance, Wonder Woman succeeds in spectacular fashion.
After leaving her all-female island for the first time, Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) discovers her full powers and true destiny... [More]
Adjusted Score: 114243%
Critics Consensus: Hugh Jackman makes the most of his final outing as Wolverine with a gritty, nuanced performance in a violent but surprisingly thoughtful superhero action film that defies genre conventions.
In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) while protecting a... [More]
Adjusted Score: 114926%
Critics Consensus: Exciting, funny, and above all fun, Thor: Ragnarok is a colorful cosmic adventure that sets a new standard for its franchise -- and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Thor must battle the Hulk in a deadly gladiatorial contest and prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world... [More]
Adjusted Score: 110718%
Critics Consensus: Spider-Man: Homecoming does whatever a second reboot can, delivering a colorful, fun adventure that fits snugly in the sprawling MCU without getting bogged down in franchise-building.
Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, high school student Peter Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as... [More]
Adjusted Score: 106093%
Critics Consensus: The Death of Stalin finds director/co-writer Arnando Iannucci in riotous form, bringing his scabrous political humor to bear on a chapter in history with painfully timely parallels.
When dictator Joseph Stalin dies, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet... [More]