Domestic Box Office- 1. Man Of Steel $287.2M 2. The Amazing Spider-Man $262.0M 3. Batman Begins $206.0M 4. The Incredible Hulk $134.8M In order to measure the popularity of a hero you must measure popularity by the origin film of a trilogy, because the sequel's popularity is based on the creative intrigue of the origin film rather than the character itself. The origin film's popularity is based entirely on the character's popularity from a standing start. Hence Man Of Steel (Superman) is the most popular hero ever in the United States.