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Jack Foster

From what Rocket Raccoon once felt, "What if something belongs to someone else and I want it more than they do?" Yeah, that's still illegal, unless you're super smart like Evan Peters as Quicksilver.

If you're a comic book character, it's never too late to long for something you never had or hate someone else for having it. You got the guts, the resources and whatever else is necessary, so don't hate, infiltrate!

What might have been part of my list:

Bank Robbery in Spider-Man 2

Of all the new misfortunes that SONY has put up in their Spider-Verse, this is one solo masterpiece that stands clean. While it isn't flawless, it's the best type of comic book adaptation one could expect in a movie based on a really conflicted hero and one that deeply focuses on character development. While I found this quite enjoyable, the real reason it didn't make it into my list was its setting. Sure Doc Ock handled his obstacles like a badass but it sure was convenient enough that the safe was in open view for him to break into, not to mention the fight then goes outside, meaning it's no longer a infiltration type thing.

Bank Robbery in The Dark Knight

Alright, don't hate me for this, you probably would have expected this right on top of the list. While most of this movie holds up impressively well for being considered of masterpiece quality, I still encountered multiple issues with the setting of this heist. Say, how Joker and his men conveniently barged through in broad daylight or how Joker conveniently timed his exit by merging into several school buses with no suspicion whatsoever.

Sebastian Shaw infiltrating Division X in X-Men: First Class

Sometimes style is all it takes to impress an average moviegoer, or even someone with higher standards but this might have been much better than what it already was if it were a tad bit longer, according to me anyway.

Asgardians Vs Frost Giants in Thor

A pleasantly appealing showdown between Asgardians an Frost Giants. Sure it was out of Thor's greed but he did what he felt necessary to protect Asgard from evil forces. While it does hold up its potential, it still doesn't rank among the best in my list.

Orb stealing scene in Guardians Of The Galaxy

This sure was a delight as Peter Quill distracted Korath and his fellow guards with the perfect blend between style and agility, yet suffers from the fact that it escalated quickly.

Now my top ten picks aren't going to stay the same forever, just what I found to be fairly right in terms of analysis. There might have been several clips that I'd missed out but here are in my opinion, ten of the most potent infiltration scenes in comic book movies.

#10 - Dark Elves infiltrating Asgard in Thor: The Dark World

Ever since Malekith and his forces were stopped from unleashing the Aether, he proposed to being about their downfall for their survival. While Loki might have taken the hint by saying "Odin keeps bringing me new friends", it works seemingly well with its charismatic wit, humor and pulpy action.

#9 - Ship infiltration in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

One of the most astute performances from one of the best MCU movies to date. Starting from where Black Widow tried to compartmentalize her way into securing S.H.I.E.L.D. Intel to Jack Rollins asking Rumlow if Captain America was wearing a parachute to the breathtaking duel between Captain America and Batroc. The only negative would be the fact that it felt a little jeopardized along the way.

#8 - Triskelion infiltration in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

After the promising or convincing speech put up by Captain America, we see S.H.I.E.L.D. and HYDRA at the top of their game, starting with Agent 13, Black Widow in disguise, Nick Fury taking out his eye patch and so on.

#7 - General Stryker invading Xavier's school in X2: X-Men United

This was arguably the best action sequence in Bryan Singer's X2: X-Men United. Also, of all the movies that have been criticized of continuity errors, this one stands clean!

#6 - Loki invading S.H.I.E.L.D.'s base in the Avengers

I loved not only this but also the car chase that followed, given that it proved the movie had to involve not only heroes but also S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents. I was expecting something suspenseful to kick-start the entire process and Joss Whedon killed it with the chase followed by Nick Fury's desperate attempt to shoot down the vehicle in which they had attempted their escape. Pretty well done for a suspenseful introduction if you ask me!

#5 - Nightcrawler's White House infiltration in X2: X-Men United

This was probably 2003's Quicksilver that stole the show in a matter of few minutes and a little amount of extra screen time, before Quicksilver reinvented it.

#4 - Quicksilver's Pentagon infiltration in X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Just in case the poor quality bothered you...

#3 - Hawkeye's helicarrier infiltration in the Avengers

And that was why Hawkeye worked out as a mind controlled villain.

#2 - Ant-Man infiltrating into the new Avengers facility in Ant-Man

The main reason this infiltration cum superhero duel worked out so well was due to the fact that it took us by surprise, even if the TV spot hinted the crossover and because it was apparently clear Ant-Man would own Falcon when he shrunk in size and dodged his bullets by taking cover behind the gun!

#1 - Avengers infiltrating Strucker's base in the Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Yeah, this one seems like an improvised strategy of the Avengers ever since their first assembling in New York. Though this film has its mixed reviews, this one works out swift and smooth for the minute. While you may wonder why I set this as my number one despite criticizing several other clips for being short in length, I'd say this one benefits a lot from its history and poses a team up still which most people had longed to witness on the big screen ever since the first Avengers movie.

There's probably countless top tens based on infiltration that could form great lists, tell me what you think in the comments below.


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