films All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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List Rules Movies that star Batman, both live action and animated.

After the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan 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, in order, which of all Batman movies is really the top Batman film of all time. How can you possibly rank such masterpieces? It's easy - consider the mood, directing, actors, and storylines that the movie creators were able to capture in their films. Which of all of the Batman movies do you feel was most faithful to the original comics or more entertaining than the others? It's unlikely that anyone's answer would be a chronological list, given that the films have continued to build on themselves over time.

Batman has been one of the most popular comic book characters to make the jump to movies. This 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. But what is the best Batman movie? Or have you ever wondered how many Batman movies are there? This list will answer both those questions!

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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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman Gary Oldman

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Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale Morgan Freeman

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Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger Michael Keaton

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The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale Morgan Freeman

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Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken Danny DeVito

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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Mark Hamill, Dana Delany Marilu Henner

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Batman: Under the Red Hood Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles Kelly Hu

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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill Melissa Joan Hart

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Batman: Year One Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston Katee Sackhoff

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson Peter Weller

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Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore Jim Carrey

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Batman: the Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 Conan O'Brien, Ariel Winter Paget Brewster

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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero Marilu Henner, Dean Jones Kevin Conroy

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Batman 1966

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The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest Mark Hamill, Dana Delany Lisa Edelstein

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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Allison Mack, LeVar Burton Clancy Brown

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Justice League: Doom Nathan Fillion, Olivia d'Abo Juliet Landau

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Batman: Gotham Knight David McCallum, Parminder Nagra Ana Ortiz

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Batman: Assault on Arkham Matthew Gray Gubler, Neal McDonough Kevin Conroy

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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Summer Glau, Ed Asner Andre Braugher

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Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths James Woods, Mark Harmon Gina Torres

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Amy Adams, Ben Affleck Alec Baldwin

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Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman Kelly Ripa, Kyra Sedgwick Kevin Michael Richardson

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Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Dana Delany, Nathan Fillion Ron Perlman

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Justice League: The New Frontier Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris Lucy Lawless

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Batman & Robin Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney Uma Thurman

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The Batman vs. Dracula Peter Stormare, Kevin Michael Richardson Tara Strong

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Batman: Dead End Andrew Koenig, Clark Bartram

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Scooby Doo Meets Batman

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Son of Batman Morena Baccarin, David McCallum Giancarlo Esposito

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Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite Clancy Brown, Rob Paulsen Brian Bloom

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Justice League: War Michelle Monaghan, Shemar Moore Sean Astin