Top 30 Best Comic Book Movies Of All Times

Superheroes and other comics have impacted the lives of countless people through all the pages of their colorful worlds.

The comic book genre has had a long and eccentric journey, and its journey to cinematic success has been equally challenging. Richard Donner’s Superman showed the public in 1978 that there was a market for live-action superhero movies. 

Tim Burton would conclusively ensure that concept again in 1989 with his revolutionary blockbuster Batman. After which, of course, any advancement that comics had created in the movie industry was utterly demolished and condemned with the release of the 1997 outcast that is Batman and Robin

With the help of X-Men, followed by Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man in 2002 and Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins in 2005, comic books reclaimed their place as among the most sellable franchises in film.

Fan-favorite superhero classic Iron Man in 2008 resulted in huge financial benefits and also critical praise for Marvel Studios, successfully launching the superpower of the MCU that is still extremely popular today. 

Capes and cowls have influenced the box office for quite some time, whether you like them or not. So without waiting too long, let’s count down our top 30 comic book movies.

Mask (1994)

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Director: Chuck Russell

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies and T.V., Amazon Prime Video. 

Stanley Ipkiss is a young and shy bank employee. One day, he comes across a mask by the sea that, according to an archaeologist, portrays Loki, the Norse god of tricks and deception. 

When Stanley puts the mask on, he transforms into an unmanageable reflection of himself, doing crazy things and shocking everyone.

The Mask, a new superhero, falls in love with a singer, Tina Carlyle, and he now decides to eliminate every gangster in town in his own funny and tricky way.

The Avengers (2012)

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Director: Joss Whedon

Where to watch: Disney+

The enigmatic Tesseract gadget and Captain America, the Army’s super soldier, have been located by S.H.I.E.L.D.

In reality, the Tesseract acts as a gateway to Asgard, a brand-new planet. As soon as Loki, a strange creature, arrives on Earth, he declares that he may rule over all people. 

However, S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury takes offense to that. Nick Fury thinks Loki’s stealing of the Tesseract represents an act of war against Earth. The only chance is to put together an honest group of superheroes.

Dr. Bruce Banner transforms into the Hulk, a vast, rage-filled green monster. Tony Stark owns Iron Man’s iconic armor. The super soldier developed by Stark Enterprises is Captain America. 

Thor is the thunder god, the protector of Earth and his home planet Asgard, and Loki’s brother.

Hawkeye and Natasha Romanoff are master assassins. They will form a group to face an attack that will challenge them to become the greatest superheroes of all time. Together they are known as Avengers. 

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) 

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Director: Joss Whedon

Where to watch: Disney+

After a successful raid on a HYDRA base, Tony Stark and Bruce Banner create Ultron. Ultron is a peacekeeping protocol created to help the Avengers protect the world from their deadly enemies. 

But things go really wrong when Ultron-The peacekeeping protocol, sees the human race as a great threat and decides to destroy it all. The Avengers, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye must now gather together to stop Ultron from creating chaos and destruction to save the human race. 

Side by side, the Avengers must fight with the powerful twins Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch and the new entity known as Vision. Also, after exploring a power beyond their imagination, the Avengers discover that things may never be the same again.

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) 

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Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. 

Where to watch: Disney+

The Avengers and their allies continued to protect the planet from several dangers that were too terrible for any one hero to manage. Suddenly A new threat Thanos arrived from the cosmos. 

Thanos, the supervillain, wants to collect all six Infinity Stones, legendary artifacts with unimaginable power, to enforce his twisted will on reality as a universal ruler.

The fate of Earth and the existence of mankind has never been in danger, and Avengers will fight till their last breath to stop Thanos from this. 

Avengers: Endgame (2019) 

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Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

Where to watch: Disney+

Thanos has taken almost half of all life, leaving the Avengers scattered and divided into pieces. With a way to repair the damage, the Avengers and their allies must gather now and learn to accept the differences in each other to work together and put things right. 

Along the way, the Avengers realize that sacrifices must be made as they prepare for the ultimate final showdown fight with Thanos, facing their most tough battle ever. 

Deadpool (2016) 

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Director: Tim Miller

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, and T.V.

Tim Miller’s R-rated and hilarious adaptation of the legendary comic book character is Deadpool. Deadpool is a distinguishable superhero because of his vulgar and harsh sense of humor, and fans loved Reynold’s role as the iconic anti-hero. Wade Wilson is a bounty hunter. 

He meets Vanessa and falls in love with her. Life is going so perfectly until one day, he is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Things appear gloomy until a man appears and claims that he can be cured with a series of treatments that will give him superhero powers. 

Wilson agrees after initially refusing him and meets Ajax, the man behind the project. While undergoing this treatment, he discovers that he will become a mutant and will have to undergo several painful tests to discover his mutant abilities.

Wilson gains healing powers due to the treatment; he becomes horrid but immortal. Ajax tries to imprison him, but he escapes. 

He now has two goals only, finding Vanessa and taking revenge on Ajax for what he did to him. Killing Ajax may be more difficult than it appears due to his mutant status and the involvement of the superhero Colossus and his sidekick Negasonic Teenage Warhead. 

He named himself Deadpool. Deadpool’s journey has started, and he will not stop until he achieves his two major goals.

Deadpool 2 (2018)

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Director: David Leitch. 

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, and T.V.

Following the incredible success of 2016’s Deadpool, many were cautious about whether Ryan Reynolds and company could recreate the same magic in a sequel. But this movie met all the expectations of the viewers. 

After almost two years of successfully working as the bounty hunter Deadpool, he fails to kill one of his targets on his anniversary with his girlfriend, Vanessa.

Wilson gets tracked down, and Vanessa gets killed that night after the couple decides to start a family together. Wilson shot and killed the man in vengeance. 

He holds himself responsible for her death and attempts suicide by blowing himself up. Wilson sees Vanessa in the afterlife, but the pieces of his body remain alive due to his superhero powers, and Colossus rearranges these pieces.

The souvenir Skee-Ball token, an anniversary gift from Vanessa, Wildon is only left with this final memento. 

Wilson, recovering at the X-Mansion, reluctantly decides to join the X-Men as a form of therapy as he realizes that he can’t kill himself because of his superhero powers only, although he really wants to die. 

Captain America: Civil War (2016) 

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Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. 

Where to watch: Disney+

The Marvel Universe’s citizens are forced to choose sides when Captain America and Iron Man conflict over ideological differences in this heroic epic. 

A new Avengers team commanded by Captain America is ordered to sign a contract obligating them to follow instructions from a United Nations panel after a mission goes horribly wrong in Lagos, Nigeria, with several civilian casualties. 

Because of his intense guilt over his own past carelessness, Iron Man forces Captain America to sign this new agreement.

Captain America, on the other hand, worries that this kind of hierarchy will affect and can corrupt the Avengers. 

Their argument turns into a war when Cap’s old pal Bucky Barnes—now a brainwashed assassin known as the Winter Soldier—enters the picture.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

Where to watch: Disney+

Steve Rogers is now learning to live in modern America after being stuck in ice for 50 years. “The Winter Soldier” emerges as a new threat to S.H.I.E.L.D. 

When Director Nick Fury is assassinated by a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Soldier, Steve is warned not to trust anyone. On the run, Rogers investigates a deadly conspiracy revealing that SHIELD has been compromised by his old arch nemesis HYDRA, hiding in plain sight. 

With only Black Widow and Falcon as backup, Rogers must suit up once more and stop HYDRA from launching their ultimate weapon before it’s too late.

Spider-Man 2 (2004) 

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Director: Sam Raimi

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After two years of fighting crime and criminals as Superhero Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s life has begun to fall apart. The girl he loves the most is now engaged to someone else. 

His grades are dropping daily, and he can’t keep any of his jobs. The Daily Bugle, a popular newspaper in New York City, is viciously attacking him by claiming that Spider-Man is a criminal; he is not a hero anymore. 

On the other side of the story, following a failed fusion scientific experiment, an eccentric and obsessive scientist Dr. Otto Octavius is transformed into a supervillain during one of his scientific experiments.

He becomes Doctor Octopus, or Doc Ock for short, with four long superpower robotic tentacles assisting him as his extra superpower hands. 

Peter believes it’s time for Spider-Man to return, but will he act on it? To know the end, you must go through this movie. 

Spider-Man 3 (2007) 

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Director: Sam Raimi

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies and T.V., Amazon Prime Video. 

Peter Parker has finally managed to put all the scattered pieces of his life back together, trying to balance his relationship with Mary-Jane and his huge responsibilities as Spider-Man to save his favorite city. However, our young hero faces new challenges. 

Peter’s old friend Harry Osbourne has finally decided to take revenge on Peter, adopting his late father’s persona as The New Goblin.

Peter must also capture Uncle Ben’s true killer, Flint Marko, who has been transformed into his most powerful enemy, known as the Sandman. 

When Peter’s suit suddenly turns jet black after an incident and greatly amplifies his powers, all hope appears to be lost.

However, it also begins to enhance the much darker sides of Peter’s personality. Also, his power has incredibly increased with his new suit, for which he begins to lose himself. 

Peter must dig deep within himself and fight side-by-side with his new enemies. 

The Amazing Spider-Man(2012) 

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Director: Marc Webb

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies and T.V., Amazon Prime Video. 

While trying to solve the mystery of his past and win the heart of his high school crush- Gwen Stacy, bookish shy teenage social outcast Peter Parker already has a lot on his plate. 

Peter, who is raised by his understanding of Uncle Ben and loving Aunt May, discovers a hidden briefcase by accident. This mysterious discovery leads to an extraordinary transformation, and he gets a new identity. 

However, as Peter searches for answers, an unstoppable lizard villain threatens the city. The web-spinning superhero must gather all of his strength to fight the new villain and defend his beloved New York City from this new lizard monster. 

Will Peter choose the difficult path of responsibility? Can Spider-Man save the city from the monstrous mega-villain Lizard? You need to watch this to know the story afterward. 

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) 

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Director: Marc Webb

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We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s main conflict was within himself. The struggle between Peter Parker’s daily life and Spider-Man’s responsibilities to save his favorite city, New York. 

However, in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that his most tough battle is about to begin. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

There’s nothing like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing his role as a superhero, and spending time with Gwen. 

But being Spider-Man comes with a cost. Only Spider-Man can prevent the show of doom from falling over New Yorkers brought upon by the most powerful villains.

With the arrival of Electro, Peter is forced to face a villain far more powerful than himself and his old friend, Harry Osborn, side by side. He returns as the new Green Goblin. 

Peter realizes that all of his enemies have returned, and he must fight them all to protect the city from them. 

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

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Director: Jon Watts

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies and T.V., Amazon Prime Video. 

 A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man continues to struggle to make peace with his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man. 

After Peter returns to his home, he is thrilled and excited by his new experience with the Avengers. He went back to his regular life with Aunt May under the watchful eye of Tony Stark. 

But somehow, he was distracted by several thoughts of building himself to be more neighborhood hero, but in the meantime, when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything Peter values is now threatened. Spider-Man must defeat the new villain to prove himself one more time. 

Spider-Man: No Way Home(2021) 

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Director: Jon Watts

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Peter Parker’s entire world is flipped upside down when his old enemy Mysterio reveals his identity to the public dangerously by creating terror among people. 

Peter seeks the help and support of Doctor Strange in order to reveal his true identity. But when Dr. Strange’s spell goes horribly wrong, Peter is challenged against five deadly new enemies, all of them come from different dimensions: the Green Goblin, Dr. Octopus, Electro, the Lizard, and Sandman. 

Peter now fights against all while understanding what it truly means to be the superhero Spider-Man.

Joker (2019) 

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Director: Todd Phillips

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video. 

An aspiring stand-up comedian named Arthur Fleck has a number of mental problems, including one that makes him giggle excessively under stress, and this frequently puts him in dangerous situations. 

Arthur only wants to be accepted and loved by others, but due to his mental illness, practically everyone in society rejects and hates him.

Arthur’s life starts to spiral out of control into delusions, violence, and chaos after he is severely assaulted and has his medication stopped. Finally, he turns into Gotham’s famed Clown-Prince of Crime, known as ‘Joker.’ 

The Incredibles (2004) 

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Director: Brad Bird

Where to watch: Disney+

After the government has prohibited all super-powered activities, married superheroes Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl are required to lead normal lives like Bob and Helen Parr.

While Mr. Incredible adores his wife and children, he misses his life when he used to live an adventurous life again. He gets the chance when called to an island to fight a robotic threat. 

The family of Mr. Incredible must act quickly to help him when he finds himself in trouble during this fight.

The Incredibles is a lighthearted superhero comic movie and an emotional family drama, and this movie pulls off both of them easily. This movie is also exciting, action-packed, and side-by-side funny. 

Incredibles 2 ( 2018) 

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Director: Brad Bird

Where to watch: Disney+

 Winston Deavor, a telecommunications expert, recruits Elastigirl to eliminate crime and win back the public’s affection for superheroes. 

Mr. Incredible is now faced with one of his toughest tasks: staying home and caring for three wild kids. A cybercriminal named Screensaver begins his secret plan to hypnotize the globe through computer screens as Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack give him a fresh set of headaches. 

Mr. Incredible must fight once again to prove him once again. 

Darkman (1990) 

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Director: Sam Raimi

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video. 

A life-saving surgery finally helps Dr. Peyton Wilder (Liam Neeson) to survive a violent attack by thugs working for a crime leader that leaves him physically and psychologically traumatized. 

After recovering, Wilder can only find comfort by returning to his scientific work creating synthetic skin and getting back at the crime leader for revenge. 

He adopts the character of Darkman, a phantom warrior with changeable facial features who can explore, enter and scare the whole underworld.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)

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Director: Zack Snyder

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies and T.V., Amazon Prime Video. 

In Zach Snyder’s Justice League, Bruce Wayne, the Batman, teams up with Diana Prince to form a group of metahumans to defend the world from a potentially catastrophic threat. This is done to ensure that Superman’s ultimate sacrifice did not go in vain. 

The mission proves to be more difficult than Bruce expected, as each recruit must overcome the demons of their past to face the challenges that have prevented them from joining forces and forming an incredible league of heroes. 

When Steppenwolf, DeSaad, and Darkseid form a group by standing next to each other, it may be too difficult for Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash to save the world from their evil plans.

The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002) 

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Director: Craig McCracken

Where to watch: TVision.

The plot of this comic superhero film is based on the popular animated television series of the same name.

The Powerpuff Girls film tells how Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, three energetic and adorable young girls, gain special abilities and transform into superheroes. 

These three cute superhero girls team up to stop an evil genetically mutated monkey named- Mojo Jojo, who is trying to rule the world.

Hulk (2003) 

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Director: Ang Lee

Where to watch: Netflix

Brilliant scientist Bruce Banner, who has a mysterious family history, gets involved in a lab accident that exposes him to gamma radiation and nano meds. Nanomed is a tiny life form supposed to help heal wounds but has killed everything with which they have made contact.

 Bruce Banner, who is confused and unsure of how he managed to survive this deadly accident, learns that ever since the accident, whenever he gets angry, he turns into a huge green monster and destroys everything in his path. 

David Banner, Bruce’s birth father, steps in to continue his experiments on him, and Bruce learns the truth about his mysterious past. Bruce also slowly learns that this superhero power will help him in several ways if he can be able to control himself. 

Bruce got a name finally-The superhero Hulk, a green monster. Anytime he becomes angry, he gets stronger and bigger until he returns to his Bruce Banner form.

The Batman (2022)

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Director: Matt Reeves

Where to watch: Amazon Prime video. 

Billionaire Bruce Wayne is carrying out his superhero duties by wearing a dark cape and a Batman mask to rescue those in distress. But suddenly, a chilling murder of the city Mayor changes his priorities. 

Soon after, more powerful men are killed, and the plot becomes darker and darker as the killer leaves cryptic messages as a clue for Batman to solve these murders.

While doing so, the Riddler uncovers dark and disturbing secrets about the two most powerful families in Gotham City, both of which have a direct connection to Batman. So it’s very personal this time. 

The villain is a vigilante whose identity is unknown, but his motivation is clear, and he says no more lies. Because he is one of a kind, it appears impossible to stop him. Could Batman solve this mystery on his own? 

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

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Director: Sam Raimi

Where to watch: Disney+

Following the incidents of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange unintentionally casts a forbidden spell; hence he unknowingly opens up the multiverse. 

Dr. Strange faces various versions of himself. While traveling through various realities with young America Chavez and attempting to restore reality as Dr Strange knows it. 

Strange seeks help from his friend Wong, the supreme and the Avengers’ most powerful Scarlet Witch, Wanda, to restore a world in which everything is changing. 

However, a terrible threat looms over mankind and the entire universe that their power cannot deal with alone. Even more surprisingly, the universe’s greatest threat looks exactly like Doctor Strange.

Black Widow (2021) 

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Director: Cate Shortland

Where to watch: Disney+

Natasha Romanoff, known as Black Widow, must confront the darker parts of her past record when vicious and dangerous conspiracy ties to her past emerge in Marvel Comics’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow.” 

Natasha must cope with her past as a spy and the failed relationships she left in her wake long before becoming an Avenger, as she is pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down.

X-Men (2000) 

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Director: Bryan Singer

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, and T.V. 

Born with amazing superpowers in a world filled with fear, bias, and intolerance, the powerful meta-humans, the next link in the sequence of human evolution, will soon have to pick sides. Professor Charles Xavier, a telepathic mutant, struggles to achieve peaceful relations between the two species. 

He wished that his institute’s gifted students would use their powers for good. While Magneto, his old friend and Superman villain, prepares for war. 

Now, Professor X’s newest students—the teenage mutant with the lethal touch, Rogue, and the body-regenerating, Logan, known as Wolverine—find themselves in the midst of a violent confrontation that will either put an end to or begin a new era in the history of homo superiority. Can Xavier’s X-Men end Magneto’s victory?

X-Men 2 (2003) 

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Director: Bryan Singer

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, and T.V. 

Everyone at Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters is settling in after the events on Liberty Island. Magneto is imprisoned in a plastic cell, Rogue and Bobby Drake have finally reunited, and Wolverine has set out to discover his origins. 

But it won’t be silent for long. Following a mutant attack on the President, everyone begins to fear all mutants. William Stryker, who intends to eliminate all mutants, takes over the school, forcing Wolverine and his mutant team to evacuate. 

Stryker has captured Xavier and plans to use him to create a new Cerebro. Wolverine and the team must now work together with their opponent, Magneto, to stop Stryker before it becomes too late.

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) 

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Director: Bryan Singer

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Sentinels, the powerful robots, will slaughter mutants and those who help them in the future. 

Professor Xavier, Wolverine, Magneto, Storm, Kitty Pryde, and her mates meet in a Chinese monastery, and Xavier describes that the invincible Sentinels were created using Mystique’s D.N.A., which was captured in 1973 when she attempted to assassinate their creator, Dr. Bolivar Trask. 

Xavier informs them that their only chance is to return to 1973 and use Pryde’s ability to enter Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr in convincing Mystique to abandon her plans.

Only Wolverine, however, can withstand the effects of time travel. Will he be able to stop Mystique and the Sentinel Program in time to save the mutants and their human partners?

X-Men: Apocalypse ( 2016) 

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Director: Bryan Singer

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, and T.V. 

When the first mutant, En Sabah Nur, who was worshiped as a god in Egypt, awakens in modern times, he discovers how the world has changed in his absence. 

Then he decides to unleash the Apocalypse on the globe and destroy the human race with the help of four main mutants- Strom, Angel, Magneto, and Psylocke.

Professor Charles Xavier and a group of young mutants, the new generation of X-Men, are now the only hope for saving the world. 

Logan (2017) 

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Director: James Mangold

Where to watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, and T.V. 

In the not-too-distant future of 2029, the whole mutant race has been nearly demolished, and Logan, the invulnerable bestial superhero later known as Wolverine, is growing old, and his amazing healing ability has already been significantly weakened. 

Logan, an incognito limo driver, does his best to protect and keep a tired nonagenarian Professor Xavier out of sight; however, things take a strange turn when a mysterious woman requests him to transfer the young mutant girl, Laura.

The unaccompanied adolescent has a better future beyond Canadian borders, but the government is reluctant to give up its assets so smoothly. 

In the end, will Logan be able to safeguard himself and Laura?

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