The 86th Oscars will honor movie heroes of all types: animated heroes, everyday heroes and of course unforgettable superheroes. From STAR WARS to SPIDER-MAN, THE MATRIX to IRON MAN, the heroes from these action, sci-fi, fantasy and comic-book films have captivated generations of movie-goers.
Maybe you had some of these characters on your lunchbox as a kid, collected their action figures or plastered their posters on your wall. Or fast-forward to today, perhaps you are a regular Comic-Con attendee. Whether you’re a fan past or present, there’s no denying the lasting theatrical impact of these iconic characters. Check out our photo gallery honoring some of these unforgettable leaders and reflect back on the excitement and awe of watching them rescue mankind.
Don’t miss the Academy's tribute to superheroes at the 2014 Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT on ABC and online at oscar.go.com.
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