The Best DC Comics Animated Movies Films
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The Best DC Comics Animated Movies

List Criteria: Movie must be a DC comics animated film. No Live Action.

A list of the best DC animated feature length movies. These are feature length animated films based on DC comics such as Batman, Superman, and Green Lantern, characters that live within the DC Universe. In the 1990's, when live action movies based on DC Comics were in a slump, the Warner Bros' animated division took the reins, putting forth great quality animated films led by the likes of Paul Dini, Bruce Timm, and Alan Burnett. Today, animated films based on DC Comics are still popular.

What are the best DC animated movies? DC Comics is currently owned by DC Entertainment, which in turn is owned by Warner Bros. Entertainment. These may not be all the DC animated movies, but they are the greatest.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
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    2010 More
    100
    Year of Release: 2010
  2. 2
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    The Dark Knight Returns

    94
    Year of Release: 2012
  3. 3
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    Justice League: Doom

    93
    Year of Release: 2012
  4. 4
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    2010 More
    91
    Year of Release: 2010
  5. 5
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    Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox

    91
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  6. 6
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    1993 More
    90
    Year of Release: 1993
  7. 7
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    2000 More
    83
    Year of Release: 2000
  8. 8
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    Batman: Year One

    82
    Year of Release: 2011
  9. 9
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    Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

    81
    Year of Release: 2010
  10. 10
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    2009 More
    80
    Year of Release: 2009
  11. 11
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    2009 More
    78
    Year of Release: 2009
  12. 12
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    2009 More
    77
    Year of Release: 2009
  13. 13
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    Justice League: The New Frontier

    75
  14. 14
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    Justice League: War

    72
    added by: SimKadBroadband
  15. 15
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    All-Star Superman

    71
    Year of Release: 2011
  16. 16
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    2007 More
    68
    Year of Release: 2007
  17. 17
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    Son of Batman

    67
  18. 18
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    Superman: Unbound

    66
  19. 19
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    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

    66
    Year of Release: 2011
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    Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero

    1998 More
    62
    Year of Release: 1998
  21. 21
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    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman

    2003 More
    56
    Year of Release: 2003
  22. 22
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    2012 More
    55
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    ranked low on reranks
    Justice League: Doom

    2012 More
    53
    added by: JakeFraser
  24. 24
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    2010 More
    52
    added by: wiabux
  25. 25
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    2008 More
    51
    Year of Release: 2008
  26. 26
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    Batman: Gotham Knight

    47
  27. 27
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    2008 More
    44
    added by: JakeFraser
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    2007 More
    44
    Year of Release: 2007
  29. 29
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    2006 More
    41
    Year of Release: 2006
  30. 30
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    2005 More
    41
    Year of Release: 2005
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    2009 More
    36
    Year of Release: 2009
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