5 movies that give us the fantasies of having super powers
A list of 5 movies that we probably kept under the over powering of super 'hero' movies.
These days when we are asked to name our favorite super power movie where the protagonist has powers our minds usually travel to the Marvel or DC universe. But we often fail to realize there are really good movies that show us what having super powers look like.
Here is a list of just 5 movies that give us the most amount of adrenaline when it comes to having super powers.
Chronicle is a 2012 American found footage science-fiction thriller film directed by Josh Trank and written by Max Landis based on a story by both. It follows three Seattle high school seniors, bullied Andrew (Dane DeHaan), his cousin Matt (Alex Russell), and more popular Steve (Michael B. Jordan), who form a bond after gaining telekinetic powers from an unknown object.
Hancock is a 2008 American superhero comedy film directed by Peter Berg and starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron, and Jason Bateman. It tells the story of a vigilante superhero, John Hancock (Smith) from Los Angeles whose reckless actions routinely cost the city millions of dollars. Eventually one person he saves, Ray Embrey (Bateman), makes it his mission to change Hancock's public image for the better.
Jumper is a 2008 American science fiction action film loosely based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Steven Gould. The film is directed by Doug Liman and stars Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, Diane Lane, Michael Rooker, and Samuel L. Jackson. The film follows a young man capable of teleporting as he is chased by a secret society intent on killing him.
Lucy is a 2014 English-language French science fiction thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Besson-Silla for his company EuropaCorp. Lucy's strength and mental capacities grow exponentially after the effects of a performance-enhancing drug set in. Soon, she transforms into a merciless warrior hell-bent on destroying her captors.
Venom is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel and Tencent Pictures. Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake's experiments, Eddie's body merges with the alien Venom -- leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.
Even though this list is a short one, we sure hope that it reaches all your expectations. Awaiting more super power movies to arise in the coming years.
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An amateur slam poet and pursuing to become a writer. For years now, literature has become an art of gaining knowledge on different things for me. Completely against E-books and believed in the wildest of imaginations. And to add on some motivation, "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing" - Benjamin Franklin.
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10 July 2019