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
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    the people's #1 Morgan Freeman, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman

  2. 2
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    Katie Holmes, Morgan Freeman, Christian Bale

  3. 3
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    Anne Hathaway, Morgan Freeman, Christian Bale

  4. 4
    Up 685
    Down 197

    most listed Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

  5. 5
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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

  6. 6
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    Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner

  7. 7
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    Down 197

    Jensen Ackles, Neil Patrick Harris, Kelly Hu

  8. 8
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    Down 148

    Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart

  9. 9
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    Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

  10. 10
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

  11. 11
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    Marilu Henner, Dean Jones, Mary Kay Bergman

  12. 12
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    Parminder Nagra, David McCallum, Rob Paulsen

  13. 13
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    Allison Mack, LeVar Burton, Clancy Brown

  14. 14
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    Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Lisa Edelstein

  15. 15
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kelly Ripa, Kyra Sedgwick, Tara Strong

  16. 16
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    Michael McKean

  17. 17
    Up 169
    Down 135

    Summer Glau, Ed Asner, Tara Strong

  18. 18
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    James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres

  19. 19
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    Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

  20. 20
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    Batman: the Dark Knight Returns, Part 2

  21. 21
    Up 124
    Down 486

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Uma Thurman

  22. 22
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    added by jrdale1 Batman 1966

  23. 23
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    Peter Stormare, Tom Kenny, Tara Strong

  24. 24
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    ranked low on reranks Nathan Fillion, Michael Rosenbaum, Juliet Landau

  25. 25
    Up 49
    Down 80

    Andrew Koenig, Clark Bartram

  26. 26
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