All Batman Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst Films

All Batman Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst

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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 Batman movie 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.

What is the best Batman movie? 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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List Criteria: Movies that star Batman

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  1. 1
    Up 963
    Down 144

    the people's #1 &often listed
    The Dark Knight

    2008 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 769
    Down 155

    ranked high on reranks
    Batman Begins

    2005 More
    93
  3. 3
    Up 817
    Down 164

    ranked high on reranks
    The Dark Knight Rises

    2012 More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 519
    Down 148

    most listed
    Batman

    1989 More
    92
  5. 5
    Up 393
    Down 159

    often listed
    Batman Returns

    1992 More
    83
  6. 6
    Up 320
    Down 119
    1993 More
    75
  7. 7
    Up 321
    Down 149
    2010 More
    69
  8. 8
    Up 203
    Down 96
    2000 More
    67
  9. 9
    Up 212
    Down 124
    2011 More
    62
  10. 10
    Up 189
    Down 231

    controversial
    Batman Forever

    1995 More
    58
  11. 11
    Up 136
    Down 107
    1998 More
    58
  12. 12
    Up 154
    Down 126
    2008 More
    55
  13. 13
    Up 94
    Down 71
    1996 More
    51
  14. 14
    Up 124
    Down 94
    2009 More
    51
  15. 15
    Up 48
    Down 21
    2012 More
    49
  16. 16
    Up 126
    Down 99
    2010 More
    48
  17. 17
    Up 33
    Down 14

    Batman: the Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

    48
  18. 18
    Up 125
    Down 93
    2010 More
    47
  19. 19
    Up 95
    Down 107
    2003 More
    47
  20. 20
    Up 103
    Down 93
    2008 More
    44
  21. 21
    Up 24
    Down 41

    niche appeal
    Batman: Dead End

    2003 More
    41
  22. 22
    Up 24
    Down 14

    Batman: Under the Red Hood

    40
  23. 23
    Up 99
    Down 370

    controversial
    Batman & Robin

    1997 More
    40
  24. 24
    Up 40
    Down 22
    2012 More
    40
  25. 25
    Up 81
    Down 97

    ranked low on reranks
    The Batman vs. Dracula

    2005 More
    38
  26. 26
    Up 46
    Down 35
    1999 More
    36
  27. 27
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