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Superhero movies key to 1st date success

2013-05-22 22:15
 
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London - Superhero films are key to success on a first date, new research has found.

According to a nationwide survey by multiplex cinema chain Cineworld, more than three quarters of ladies (77%) rated such movies as ideal first date material, and two thirds of men (62%) said the same.

Roy Gower, Head of Film at Cineworld, said: "Superhero films are huge right now. The recent success of films like The Dark Knight, Iron Man and The Avengers has re-kindled our love for comic book heroes and whetted our appetites for the latest superhero instalment, Man of Steel, released on June 14.

"Henry Cavill is expected to blow us away with his performance of Superman in Zack Snyder's highly anticipated re-imagining of the popular Superman franchise."

More than one third (34%) of men also voted Iron Man as the comic book hero they would most like to be.

Top 5 superheroes men would most like to be:
1. Iron Man - 34%
2. Batman - 20%
3. Superman - 12%
4. Wolverine - 11%
5. Spiderman - 8%

Top 5 superheroes women would most like to date:
1. Iron Man - 29%
2. Thor - 21%
3. Wolverine - 16%
4. Batman - 13%
5. Superman - 7%

Top 5 ladies women would most like to play:
1. Pepper Potts, Iron Man - 39%
2. Lois Lane, Superman - 18%
3. Jane Foster, Thor - 16%
4. Rachel Dawes, Batman - 10%
5. Mary Jane, Spiderman - 9%

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