film The Best DC Comics Animated Movies  

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

A list of the best DC animated feature length movies including new DC animated movies as well. 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 1990s, when live action movies based on DC Comics were in a slump, the Warner Bros' DC animation 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? Are the animated Batman movies like Batman: Under the Red Hood and Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker your favorites? 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.
 

You may think this is a list of DC movies, but in fact it is list of DC animated movies only. So you won’t find the likes of The Dark Knight, or Man of Steel here, but you will for sure see all the Superman animated movies. Maybe once DC makes enough we can have a Justice League movies list.  

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38 people just voted on Batman: Under the Red Hood


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Year of Release: 2010

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Actors: Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu, Jason Isaacs Bruce Greenwood, + more

Initial Release: 2010

Directed by: Brandon Vietti

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#7 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#45 on The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

#48 on The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

#7 on All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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34 people just voted on Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox


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Actors: Dana Delany, Nathan Fillion, Ron Perlman, Kevin McKidd Michael B. Jordan, + more

Initial Release: 2013

Directed by: Jay Oliva

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#14 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#94 on The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

#24 on All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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The Dark Knight Returns


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Year of Release: 2012
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29 people just voted on Batman: Mask of the Phantasm


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Year of Release: 1993

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Actors: Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner, Abe Vigoda Stacy Keach, + more

Initial Release: 1993

Directed by: Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski

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#12 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#39 on The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

#41 on The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

#42 on The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

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Justice League: Doom


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Year of Release: 2012

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Actors: Nathan Fillion, Olivia d'Abo, Juliet Landau, Claudia Black Michael Rosenbaum, + more

Initial Release: 2012

Directed by: Lauren Montgomery

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#20 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#17 on All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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Year of Release: 2000

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Actors: Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart, Rachael Leigh Cook Teri Garr, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: Curt Geda

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#10 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#63 on The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

#77 on The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time

#21 on The Scariest Clown Movies in Film History

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Year of Release: 2010

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Actors: James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres, Kari Wührer Chris Noth, + more

Initial Release: 2010

Directed by: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery

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#18 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#22 on All Batman Movies List: Ranked from Best to Worst

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10 people just voted on Assault On Arkham


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Initial Release: 2016

Directed by: David Ayer

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#26 on The Very Best DC Comics Movies

#22 on The Best Movies Based on DC Comics

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