All Batman Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst Films
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All Batman Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst

List Criteria: Movies that star Batman

After the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan has released the reins of the current Batman franchise after making three of the greatest of the Batman films of all time. Or were they? This list of the greatest Batman films ever is here to declare which one is really the top Batman film of all time.

Batman has been one of the most popular comic book characters to make the jump to movies. The list has every adventure of the Dark Knight tallied by preference, from the Adam West all the way up to Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy with Christian Bale, including the final film, 2012's The Dark Knight Rises.

It also includes the animated Batman movies that became popular in the mid-90s.

Batman films are so iconic and popular that there's even a whole genre of Batman fan films! Many other cultures have translated Batman films into their own languages too –Urutan film Batman is a popular international film.  FYI there's another list on Ranker of Best Batman Comics.

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  1. 1
    Up 1079
    Down 157

    the people's #1
    The Dark Knight

    2008 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 851
    Down 170
    2005 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 919
    Down 188
    2012 More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 592
    Down 168

    most listed
    Batman

    1989 More
    91
  5. 5
    Up 445
    Down 184
    1992 More
    82
  6. 6
    Up 354
    Down 141
    1993 More
    71
  7. 7
    Up 360
    Down 165
    2010 More
    67
  8. 8
    Up 228
    Down 118
    2000 More
    64
  9. 9
    Up 230
    Down 146
    2011 More
    58
  10. 10
    Up 216
    Down 270

    often listed
    Batman Forever

    1995 More
    57
  11. 11
    Up 155
    Down 127
    1998 More
    54
  12. 12
    Up 172
    Down 147
    2008 More
    51
  13. 13
    Up 141
    Down 115
    2009 More
    48
  14. 14
    Up 114
    Down 92
    1996 More
    47
  15. 15
    Up 108
    Down 131

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman

    2003 More
    44
  16. 16
    Up 140
    Down 113
    2010 More
    44
  17. 17
    Up 137
    Down 110
    2010 More
    42
  18. 18
    Up 113
    Down 110
    2008 More
    39
  19. 19
    Up 67
    Down 34
    2012 More
    39
  20. 20
    Up 112
    Down 415

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Batman & Robin

    1997 More
    38
  21. 21
    Up 2
    Down 4
    2005 More
    35
  22. 22
    Up 56
    Down 26

    Batman: the Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

    35
  23. 23
    Up 26
    Down 19

    Batman 1966

    34
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  24. 24
    Up 55
    Down 34

    ranked low on reranks
    Justice League: Doom

    2012 More
    33
  25. 25
    Up 31
    Down 56

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Batman: Dead End

    2003 More
    33
  26. 26
    Up 45
    Down 25

    Batman: Under the Red Hood

    32
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