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.
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  1. 1
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    2010 More
    100
    Year of Release: 2010
  2. 2
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    Justice League: Doom

    94
    Year of Release: 2012
  3. 3
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    The Dark Knight Returns

    94
    Year of Release: 2012
  4. 4
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    2010 More
    90
    Year of Release: 2010
  5. 5
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    1993 More
    89
    Year of Release: 1993
  6. 6
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    Batman: Year One

    88
    Year of Release: 2011
  7. 7
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    Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

    85
    Year of Release: 2010
  8. 8
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    2009 More
    83
    Year of Release: 2009
  9. 9
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    2009 More
    83
    Year of Release: 2009
  10. 10
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    2009 More
    81
    Year of Release: 2009
  11. 11
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    2000 More
    81
    Year of Release: 2000
  12. 12
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    All-Star Superman

    78
    Year of Release: 2011
  13. 13
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    ranked low on reranks
    Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox

    75
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  14. 14
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    Justice League: The New Frontier

    74
  15. 15
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    2007 More
    71
    Year of Release: 2007
  16. 16
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    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

    69
    Year of Release: 2011
  17. 17
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero

    1998 More
    65
    Year of Release: 1998
  18. 18
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    2003 More
    59
    Year of Release: 2003
  19. 19
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    ranked low on reranks
    Son of Batman

    59
  20. 20
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    2012 More
    58
  21. 21
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    Superman: Unbound

    58
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    new! Justice League: War

    55
    added by: SimKadBroadband
  23. 23
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    2008 More
    54
    Year of Release: 2008
  24. 24
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    2010 More
    52
    added by: wiabux
  25. 25
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    2012 More
    51
    added by: JakeFraser
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    2005 More
    51
    Year of Release: 2005
  27. 27
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    Batman: Gotham Knight

    50
  28. 28
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    2008 More
    47
    added by: JakeFraser
  29. 29
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    2007 More
    44
    Year of Release: 2007
  30. 30
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    2006 More
    42
    Year of Release: 2006
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    2009 More
    39
    Year of Release: 2009
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