With X-Men: Dark Phoenix arriving on cinema screens today, we thought it a good idea to go back and superpower-rank the superhero movie franchise that kick-started cinema's current spandex boom. Excelsior!

11: X3: The Last

10. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

9. The Wolverine (2013)

8. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

7. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

6. Deadpool 2 (2018)

5. X-Men (2000)

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4. X-Men: First Class (2011)

3. X2: X-Men United (2003)

2. Deadpool (2016)

1. Logan (2017)