Total Nerd The Very Best DC Comics Movies  

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List Rules Films from DC and its imprints (Vertigo, Wildstorm, and Paradox Press included). Vote up your favs!

DC Comics is one of the two mainstream comic distributors in the world (the other, of course, being Marvel Comics). They publish dozens of titles and have invented thousands of characters. Warner Brothers acquired DC and strengthened their film department. Unlike Marvel Studios, Warners has all the DC characters legally under one umbrella. This allows them to (theoretically) assemble a film universe encompassing all DC heroes, from the fan favorites to the obscure, with ease.

Christopher Nolan was certainly an asset in rebuilding the DC film-verse after those Joel Schumacher Batman films happened, and below we celebrate Nolan's films, along with all of the others that gave us faith in DC's larger than life heroes once again. They taught us that a man could fly, that bats really were frickin' scary, and that we really should remember, remember the fifth of November.

These are the best movies from DC Comics, both live-action and best DC animated movies. Vote up the greatest DC Comics flicks!

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

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Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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Superman Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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

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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen

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Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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

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

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Superman II Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

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Constantine Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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

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

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Batman: Year One Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

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

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Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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

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

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Suicide Squad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best DC Comics Movies

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

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

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The Losers Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Chris Evans

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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

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Green Lantern: First Flight Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen

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All-Star Superman Christina Hendricks, Ed Asner, Linda Cardellini

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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Superman vs. The Elite Pauley Perrette, Laraine Newman, Tara Strong

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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

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Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett

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Superman: Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best DC Comics Movies
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Wonder Woman Ricardo Montalbán, Anitra Ford, Cathy Lee Crosby

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Supergirl Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow

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Catwoman Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Missy Peregrym

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Steel Shaquille O'Neal, Judd Nelson, Ray J