Amazing comic book movies that aren’t Marvel or DC Comics

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Publisher: Formerly, IPC Media (Fleetway) Currently, Rebellion Developments

This isn’t the Judge Dredd from 1995 with Sylvester Stallone and Rob Schneider. It wasn’t some cheesy movie riding on Stallone’s popularity. Dredd is the movie that action fans wanted, needed, and deserved. Picture Frank Castle in the future as a cop and the authority to kill given to him by the law. That’s Dredd. The movie starts off with action and keeps hitting you until the end of the movie. Even the moments that are meant to make you feel bad are taken away by something terrible happening to someone.

One of the things makes this movie great is something that every action movie needs; a dominant and intimidating villain. Lena Heady plays the role flawlessly. Which shouldn’t be shocking since she played Cersei from Game of Thrones. In a world dominated by men, Ma-Ma (Heady) is the most intimidating in this movie person that isn’t named Dredd. Dredd and his partner Anderson getting to her was an amazing ride full of, “How are they going to get out of this” moments that were both smart and ridiculous.

Of all the movies on this list, this one represents how comic book movies can be more than what we’ve been used to seeing. It doesn’t follow the guidlines of any Marvel or DC movie. Even the R-rated ones. It’s in a league on it’s own. Like The Losers, it’s a shame there won’t be a sequel. Dredd is amazing.