All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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List Criteria: 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.

Vote for your favorite Batman movie titles below on this Batman movies list!
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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    Batman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

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    Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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    Batman Returns is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner

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    Batman: Under the Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu

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    Batman Beyond: Return of the J... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart

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    Batman Forever is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

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    Batman: Year One is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

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    Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, Peter Weller

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    Batman: the Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Conan O'Brien, Ariel Winter, Paget Brewster

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    Batman 1966 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Batman 1966

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    The Batman Superman Movie: Wor... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Lisa Edelstein

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    Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Marilu Henner, Dean Jones, Kevin Conroy

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    Superman/Batman: Public Enemie... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Allison Mack, LeVar Burton, Clancy Brown

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    Justice League: Doom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Nathan Fillion, Olivia d'Abo, Juliet Landau

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    Batman: Gotham Knight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    David McCallum, Parminder Nagra, Ana Ortiz

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    Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Summer Glau, Ed Asner, Andre Braugher

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    Justice League: Crisis on Two ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres

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    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoma... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Kelly Ripa, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Michael Richardson

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    Batman: Assault on Arkham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Matthew Gray Gubler, Neal McDonough, Kevin Conroy

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    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Jus... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin

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    Justice League: The New Fronti... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

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    Justice League: The Flashpoint... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Dana Delany, Nathan Fillion, Ron Perlman

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    Batman & Robin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Uma Thurman

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    The Batman vs. Dracula is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst


    Peter Stormare, Kevin Michael Richardson, Tara Strong

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    Batman: Dead End is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Andrew Koenig, Clark Bartram

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    Scooby Doo Meets Batman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Scooby Doo Meets Batman

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    Son of Batman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Morena Baccarin, David McCallum, Giancarlo Esposito

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    Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Su... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Clancy Brown, Rob Paulsen, Brian Bloom

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    Justice League: War is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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    Michelle Monaghan, Shemar Moore, Sean Astin

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