They Can’t All Be ‘Iron Man’: Six Movies Marvel Might Prefer to Forget

Iron Man 2 doesn’t arrive in the U.S. until Friday, but it’s already a monster hit, having pulled in over $100 overseas on its opening weekend. But things weren’t always so good for movies based on Marvel Comics. Consider the decades between 1980 and 2000, when nearly every film based on a Marvel character was a critical and financial flop.

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