There Can Be Only One: Movie Stars Pick Favorite Superhero (Between Batman And Superman)

December 18, 2013


Good lord, I could get lost in either one of those two's eyes.

This is a video of current movie stars picking their favorite superhero between Batman and Superman, and explaining their choice. The lineup includes Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Hiddleston, Michael Fassbender, Harrison Ford, Chris Hemsworth, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Roberto Orci, Johnny Knoxville, Elizabeth Banks, Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Stan Lee and more. Who wins in the end? SPOILER, DON'T READ PAST THIS UNLESS YOU WANT TO KNOW THE ANSWER WITHOUT WATCH: just kidding, I'm not going to tell you anyways. "You didn't watch it did you?" It's seven minutes long -- that's like a lifetime to a butterfly. "But you're not a butterfly." Well I feel like one. Can you hear my heart beating? "Through the internet?" I'm starting to wonder if I took my roommate's meds instead of my multivitamin this morning.

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to ChaosLex, who loves chaos so much he goes to movie premiers and yells, "I BET IT'S GONNA SUCK!" just to stir up the crowd.

  • S.M. Archer

    I hate that Batman is always shown as the "smart" one between him and Superman, but when Superman erects his fortress (yes I said erects) Jor-El had it fitted with all the known knowledge of Krypton. Superman is supposed to be extremely smart.

  • SoldierZach

    Props to Natalie Portman and Kat Dennings for knowing their franchise. And I would like to see Thor fight Superman.

  • InsaneNikral

    It saddens me that average non-comic book reading people simply think Batman is just a maniac with too much money and toys. He's perfected his body and mind, has a photographic memory, knows every known martial art and some unknown, and has a genius level intellect. When writers get him right he's a joy to read about, but they keep lazily going back to the "more brooding means more readers." Batman can brood, but when it makes him boring that's an issue. BTW I'm super fun at parties (not)

  • Izy Betancourt

    If I remember correctly Superman's also susceptible to Magic.

  • InsaneNikral

    He is also susceptible to sonic and gravity based weapondry. I'm pretty sure he was forced to use a gravity gun on a Kryptonian DNA powered Lex Luthor in All-Star Superman.

  • Superman or Batman? That's easy. Spider-Man.

  • cyncity

    You mean Superman and Spider-woman?

  • Langdon Herrick

    Aquaman all day.

  • RareAwesomeman

    I like your balls

  • radcraig

    I think this equation illustrates it quite well...

  • n11

    Batman is just more of an interesting character to me. People enjoy watching smart characters go through struggles, and even more so if they could possibly place themselves in a similar situation..

  • Austin Baker

    At 4:29 and 5:05, Batman always has kryptonite on him...everyone knows that. Some people 9_9

  • vadersapp

    Has Krypronite, but not always on him. In most mediums, including comics, that I've seen, he keeps his In Case of Super-Emergency Kryptonite under lock and key in the Batcave.

  • InsaneNikral

    It varies. Some have it in a lead-encased compartment, so it's all the time. Others, sometimes the story-lines have kryptonite with a long term cancerous radiation, so only in emergencies. But I like the first, because one of the appeals of Batman is that he is prepared for everything and anything, and the cool ways he is prepared.

  • The Magnificent Newtboy

    Superman has the speed and strength but batman has the smarts, and the money, and a kryptonite bullet just incase...

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