Over the weekend, Captain America: The Winter Soldier earned $96.2 million — a record opening weekend for April — proving that superhero movies are still box-office gold. And you still can enjoy that gold via Netflix streaming.
Superhero movies like The Winter Soldier aren’t just big-budget action fare. With so many acclaimed directors and Academy Award-nominated actors involved these days, superhero movies are reaching new levels of quality and entertainment.
And with Marvel Studios cranking out a couple of movies every year, we rarely have to wait more than a few months for another superhero film to hit the big screen.
But in the interval between The Winter Soldier and next month’s Amazing Spider-Man 2, you can always turn to superhero movies on Netflix streaming. It’s not quite the same experience as seeing Batman punch criminals on an IMAX screen, but behind all the explosions and stunt sequences, most superhero movies are compelling dramas that draw the viewers in, whether they’re watching in IMAX or on an iPhone.
Here are three must-watch superhero movies on Netflix streaming: