Believe it or not, Marvel’s Black Panther and Warner Bros.’ Aquaman have a lot in common. Even if they come from different comic book universes, they share a lot of the same plot beats, along with the same general story about a fight over the throne of an incredibly powerful kingdom.

But there’s one big difference between the movies — and one key scene that spells it all out. In this new video essay, ScreenCrush’s Ryan Arey breaks it all down and explains why Aquaman is just a pretty fun superhero movie with a charming lead performance and Black Panther will go down in history as one of the best films the genre ever produced.

Watch the video right here:

If you liked this video on the differences between Black Panther and Aquaman, check out some more of our videos below, including our video comparing Joker and The Dark Knight, our video on all the Easter eggs in Joker, and our examination of the controversial plot element about the Joker and his possible biological relationship to another character in the movie. Plus, there’s tons more over at ScreenCrush’s YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe to catch all our future episodes.

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