Long before he was Ant-Man, Paul Rudd starred in the cult classic Clueless. Even today, this modernized adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma is wholly enjoyable.
Creed is crawling with members of the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon. It is helmed by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler and stars Thor: Ragnarok's tertiary Avenger Tessa Thompson as well as Black Panther's own scene-stealing Michael B. Jordan.
Jeremy Renner appeared in the Mission: Impossible franchise before he donned the moniker of Hawkeye in The Avengers. But his best contribution came several years later with Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation. Renner's Billy Brandt continues to be one of the most memorable characters of the franchise.
Brie Larson is now the future of The Avengers in her role as Captain Marvel. Before that, she was in the affecting indie film Short Term 12, which illustrates the daily struggles of a young woman working at a house for at-risk teens.
Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer is a far cry from the patriotic Captain America, The film imagines the last of humanity confined to one train. Chris Evans leads a revolt from the poorest part of the train to the wealthiest.
Scarlett Johansson's role in Under the Skin is a far, far cry from Black Widow. In the unique and haunting Jonathan Glazer film, Johansson plays a mysterious alien lifeform who lures humans to their death.
Zodiac, David Fincher's fictional account of the investigation of the titular killer, is also overstuffed with Marvel stars. Both Iron Man and the Hulk—Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo—play key roles. Jake Gyllenhaal, the star of the film, will appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home, which is due out in a few months.