Live Poll: Oscars Face-Off: Watershed Comic Book Movies

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For the second time in the ninety-two year-history of the Academy Awards, a film adapted from a comic book has been nominated for Best Picture. 'Joker' led all 2020 Oscar nominees and set a new record for comic book movies with eleven Oscar nominations. Only a year earlier, 'Black Panther' garnered seven nominations, as the first comic book adaptation to be nominated in the prestigious Best Picture category. A decade earlier, 'Dark Knight' laid the groundwork for future comic films by making the genre a serious Oscars contender with its breakthrough eight nominations and a shocking Best Picture snub.

Which of these most Oscar-nominated movies adapted from a comic book is the best: The Dark Knight (2008) or Black Panther (2018) or Joker (2019)?

See the partial list of leading Oscar-nominated comic book adapted movies here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls033184607/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/wH83ZiU8jfo/


The Dark Knight 2008 | Movie
Oscar Scoresheet
Best Picture (Snub), Best Supporting Actor (Won), Best Art Direction (Nominated), Best Cinematography (Nominated), Best Film Editing (Nominated), Best Makeup (Nominated), Best Sound Editing (Won), Best Sound Mixing (Nominated), Best Visual Effects (Nominated)

Black Panther 2018 | Movie
Oscar Scoresheet
Best Picture (Nominated), Best Original Score (Won), Best Original Song "All the Stars" (Nominated), Best Costume Design (Won), Best Production Design (Won), Best Sound Editing (Nominated), Best Sound Mixing (Nominated)

Joker 2019 | Movie
Oscar Scoresheet
Best Picture (Pending), Best Director (Pending), Best Writing - Adapted Screenplay (Pending), Best Lead Actor (Pending), Best Cinematography (Pending), Best Makeup and Hairstyling (Pending), Best Costume Design (Pending), Best Film Editing (Pending), Best Original Score (Pending), Best Sound Editing (Pending), Best Sound Mixing (Pending)
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Definitely not Black Panther
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i can see 'Black Panther' being a distant third. I think it has to do less with being the best film and more to how fervent the fan base are for the other two. Still, it still should be interesting to see if the superhero or the supervillain prevails between the remaining two.
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