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on 18 Jul 2011 07:49

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Stan Lee's Marvel movie cameos

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1. The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)


A jury foreman in the trial of... well, Bruce Banner aka the Incredible Hulk, obviously.

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2. X-Men (2000)


Hotdog stand vendor on the beach to which Senator Kelly emerges after escaping from Magneto.

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3. Spider-Man (2002)


A bystander who witnesses Spider-Man's and the Green Goblin's first battle and pulls a little girl away from falling debris.

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4. Daredevil (2003)


A man reading a newspaper, who almost gets hit a bus, but is saved by young Matt Murdock.

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5. Hulk (2003)


A security guard leaving Bruce Banner's lab while he enters. His colleague is none other than former bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno, who portrayed the transformed Hulk in the 1980s TV series. Lee's first speaking role.

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6. Spider-Man 2 (2004)


After Doc Oc's bank robbery, Lee witnesses a fight between Oc and Spidey, and yet again pulls a woman away from falling debris.

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7. Fantastic Four (2005)


The first (and so far the only) time Lee makes a cameo as a character he created: cheerful postman Willie Lumpkin.

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8. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)


Witnesses young Jean Grey demonstrating her powers.

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9. Spider-Man 3 (2007)


In the beginning of the movie, in Times Square, has a small chat with Peter Parker. Leaves after saying his catchphrase "'Nuff said".

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10. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)


Tries to enter Reed Richard's and Susan Storm's wedding as himself, but is turned away for not being on the guest list.

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11. Iron Man (2008)


Tony Stark mistakes him for Hugh Hefner while entering a gala.

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12. The Incredible Hulk (2008)


Drinks a soft drink contaminated with Bruce Banner's blood early in the movie.

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13. Iron Man 2 (2010)


Tony Stark mistakes him for Larry King while leaving a gala.

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14. Thor (2011)


This time around Lee portrays Odin, the ruler of Asgard and a major god in Norse mythology. Director Kenneth Branagh, famous for his Shakespearean background, felt that Lee was the only possible choice for the role.

Just kidding. He is a guy with a pick-up truck, who attemps to pull the Mjolnir, Thor's hammer, off the ground shortly after it has arrived on Earth. Odin is played by Anthony Hopkins, so it's pretty awesome nevertheless.


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15. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)


A general in World War II, who mistakes a random man for Captain America.

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16. The Avengers (2012)


With The Avengers being one of the most anticipated comic book films of all time, Lee stated beforehand that one way or another he would appear in this film "unless they shoot it on the Moon". He ended up playing a man interviewed for TV who doesn't believe that the Avengers are real.

There's also a deleted scene (with unfinished special effects, MetLife Building was supposed to be replaced by the Stark Tower) with a brief interaction between Lee and Steve Rogers (Captain America).


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17. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)


Lee cameos as a school librarian who (almost) witnesses a battle between Spider-Man and the Lizard.

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18. Iron Man 3 (2013)
Lee has a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo as a beauty pageant judge.

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19. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Lee cameos as a patient in a mental ward.


 

Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, television personality, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. He has co-created several iconic superheroes, such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and the Avengers. He started Marvel Comics' expansion from a small division of a publishing house to a large multimedia corporation it is known as today. In consequence, it's only natural he gets to appear in movies based on Marvel Comics property.

Lee has also had several cameos in other movies and tv shows, including Mallrats, Heroes, Chuck and The Big Bang Theory.

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 11 months ago at Nov 13 3:00
Nice list! XD

Did he not have a cameo in X-Men 2? That's a shame.
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jan 8 13:43
what about blade? did he not have a cameo in that film?
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jan 8 19:58
Sorry, but these are the only ones so far. It's always nice to try to spot him, though.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0498278/
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 3:12
jajajaja, The man is a genious!!
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 14:42
haha awesome!
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Jan 12 1:59
Great list, bro! Stan is the Man!
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Apr 7 13:39
Great job "True Believer!"
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at May 28 23:58
awesome list!!! every time I watch a marvel movie I find myself looking for him hahaha almost like Waldo!
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Jan 7 8:59
I love Stan Lee, I love this man and his Marvel Movie Cameos, he is by far the coolest and most awesomest dude ever, he rules!

By the way GREAT LIST, I SALUTE YOU!! HAHAHA! :D
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Jan 7 10:41
Brilliant list, Love Stan Lee, his comics and cameos!
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Mar 15 15:44
I believe I know why he wasn't in "X2: X-Men United". There was way too much cool shit going on! How could they squeeze a gratuitous Stan Lee cameo into the middle of all the brilliant chaos? =)

Maybe he could have been the security guard taking Xavier and his wheelchair to visit Magneto in prison if director Bryan Singer hadn't taken that role for himself.
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jul 9 16:37
A Genious
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jul 9 22:55
It would had been funny to see Stan Lee as a vampire in Blade.
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jul 10 8:49
Entertaining! Nice list!
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Aug 14 17:56
Very cool list!
Posted: 11 months ago at Nov 25 6:46
Stan Lee was not in "X2: X-Men United" because "Spider-Man 2" was filming at the same time, and he didn't have time in his schedule to do both. He chose to do "Spider-Man 2", and I've always thought Bryan Singer should have had a picture of Stan in Iceman's house...maybe they could have referenced Bobby's grandfather, and shown Stan's picture. He didn't do Ghost Rider or the Blade movies, because those were only slightly tied to Marvel, and the studios involved tried to present them as not being part of the Marvel cinematic universe...luckily for Stan.

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