The Moviefile - 10 Unlikely Movies You Should Watch Before Watchmen

Are you eagerly counting down the days until next Friday's Watchmen release? Are you looking for a way to pass the time? You could gorge yourself on past superhero movies to prepare yourself for the inevitable comparisons and dissections. Or you could give these somewhat unlikely movies a gander to examine things from a slightly different perspective. Captain Blood In the Watchmen universe, pirates star in comic books rather than superheroes. Tales of the Black Freighter is the comic-within-the-comic and ends up paralleling Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias's story (among others) in some important ways. The animated version doesn't come out on DVD until March 24, so watch the 1935 Errol Flynn starrer to get another take on swashbuckling heroes.

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