We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion. With that being said, here are the top 10 animated Marvel movies of all time. Feel free to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.
10. Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014) 45% at Rotten Tomatoes
Punisher is held captive by S.H.I.E.L.D. and forced to work with Black Widow on a mission to stop Leviathan, the terrorist version of S.H.I.E.L.D., from selling their secrets.
Director: Kenichi Shimizu
Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Brian Bloom, John Eric Bentley
9. Hulk Vs (2009) 66% at Rotten Tomatoes
Hulk battles two powerful heroes in two separate stories. In the first, he finds himself being hunted by Wolverine, a mutant with regenerative powers who doesn’t shy away from a fight. Next he’s tricked by Loki into fighting Thor, the God of Thunder. Both battles are epic.
Director: Sam Liu, Frank Paur
Starring: Fred Tatasciore, Matthew Wolf, Graham McTavish
8. Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008) 52% at Rotten Tomatoes
The offspring of the Avengers are in hiding after most of their parents are killed by Ultron. Tony Stark trains them, but he’s eventually captured. Now the next Avengers are out to rescue Stark and save the day. It’ll be an impossible task without waking up The Hulk, though.
Director: Jay Oliva, Gary Hartle
Starring: Noah Crawford, Brenna O’Brien, Aidan Drummond
7. Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme (2007) 58% at Rotten Tomatoes
Mordo and Wong fight a mystical beast using magic. Dr. Stephen Strange is injured in a car accident and seeks spiritual healing in Tibet, meeting Mordo and Wong in a temple. He meets the Ancient One and proves himself worthy of training in both martial and mystic arts. Meanwhile Mordo has changed allegiances and begins workign with Dormammu to take over our dimension.
Director: Patrick Archibald, Jay Oliva, Dick Sebast, Frank Paur
Starring: Bryce Johnson, Paul Nakauchi, Kevin Michael Richardson
6. Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011) 43% at Rotten Tomatoes
Thor and Loki search the nine realms for the Sword of Surtur, Elderstahl, a weapon of unlimited power. Their quest ignites a series of events that could threaten Asgard.
Director: Sam Liu
Starring: Matthew Wolf, Rick Gomez, Tara Strong
5. Ultimate Avengers 2 (2006) 50% at Rotten Tomatoes
While T’Challa inherits the Black Panther throne and technology, the Avengers are strained from their previous encounter with the Chitauri. The Avengers initially find themselves battling the Wakandans, and Black Panther joins them in an attempt at stopping the alien race.
Director: Will Meugniot, Dick Sebast, Bob Richardson
Starring: Justin Gross, Grey Delisle, Michael Massee
4. Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2008) 34% at Rotten Tomatoes
War Machine is killed and S.H.I.E.L.D. believe Iron Man is responsible. On the lam, he teams with Punisher to investigate A.I.M. to learn their purpose. Turns out they’re led by the son of one of Tony Stark’s enemies.
Director: Hiroshi Hamazaki
Starring: Norman Reedus, Matthew Mercer, Eric Bauza
3. Big Hero 6 (2014) 89% at Rotten Tomatoes
Hiro invents microbots at a science fair that attracts the attention of Krei Tech CEO Alistair Krei. His brother his killed in a fire saving Professor Callaghan, the head of the school’s robotics program. Soon he finds himself teaming with his friends to take down an evil masked man who’s using the microbots to cause destruction.
Director: Don Hall, Chris Williams
Starring: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung
2. Planet Hulk (2010) 56% at Rotten Tomatoes
After rampaging one too many times, Hulk is sent to an uninhabited planet by Tony Stark and the Avengers. Unfortunately, he wakes up and his fit of rage diverts the ship to a different planet, where he’s imprisoned and forced to compete in gladiatorial games for survival.
Director: Sam Liu
Starring: Rick D. Wasserman, Lisa Ann Beley, Mark Hildreth
1. Ultimate Avengers (2006) 59% at Rotten Tomatoes
Super soldier Steve Rogers is frozen for over 60 years in an accident while saving the world. He’s brought back by S.H.I.E.L.D. to help form a team of superheroes to save the world from a Chitauri invasion. But can he keep the Hulk pacified while doing it?
Director: Curt Geda, Steven E. Gordon, Bob Richardson
Starring: Justin Gross, Grey DeLisle, Olivia d’Abo