14 Movie Heroes Who Should Fight Each Other

With the release of Marvel’s mega crossover The Avengers, many fans began to wonder which other movie heroes should team up across their various franchises. But with the advent of “Civil War,” a storyline that will pit Captain America against Iron Man in the upcoming Captain America 3, audiences may start imagining a very different scenario. Who cares about two movie heroes teaming up? Now, we want to see them fight.

This kind of crossover isn’t common in movies, but it’s happened before. The villains-turned-protagonists of the classic slasher franchises A Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th turned on each other in the surprisingly awesome Freddy vs. Jason (2003). Across the Pacific, the iconic samurai hero Zatoichi came face-to-face with Toshiro Mifune’s beloved Yojimbo (in the fittingly titled Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo), and also faced off with Jimmy Wang-Yu’s One-Armed Swordsman (in the equally fittingly titled Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman).


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But for the most part, these kinds of battles to the death between beloved movie heroes are relegated to schoolyard “who would win in a fight” arguments, or the infrequent comic book crossover. So here at CraveOnline we’ve decided to make this a little more official, and tell Hollywood which movie heroes we want to fight each other on the big screen, and offer helpful suggestions about how they should come to blows, and who – ultimately – deserves to win.

Which movie hero showdowns do you want to see? Let us know in the comments. If we see enough good ideas, we’ll come back with more in the future.


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William Bibbiani is the editor of CraveOnline’s Film Channel and the host of The B-Movies Podcast and The Blue Movies Podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @WilliamBibbiani.