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 Stand (2006)
To many X-Men fans, Brett Ratner is the dreadful director whose name we dare not speak. Bryan Singer had left the series to direct Superman Returns; then, in misguided fashion, Ratner tried to rush the Dark Phoenix saga, which isn't something you rush. (We half suspect that Fox just said: "Hey, it's got X-Men in the title - we'll be fine.") This badly