The 10 Best Superhero Performances in Movies

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Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man

I know some people love Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man, but for me, it just never clicked. And even though Andrew Garfield is a little too old to make playing the teenage, web-slinging superhero completely believable, his acting makes up for it. As Peter Parker, Garfield nicely handles Peter’s awkward nervousness and the weighty responsibilities of his home life, not to mention the magnetic chemistry he possesses with co-star and real life girlfriend Emma Stone (who plays the gorgeous and intelligent Gwen Stacy). And as Spider-Man, Garfield nails the humor, charisma, and energy that makes Spidey such an iconic comic book character.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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