Directed by Sam Raimi. With Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco. When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Directed by Bryan Singer. With Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen. Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Directed by Sharon Maguire. With Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones. A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Directed by Richard Donner. With Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando. An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.