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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    The Dark Knight Returns

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

    94
    Year of Release: 2012
  4. 4
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    Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox

    91
    added by: HumbertoIbarra
  5. 5
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    2010 More
    90
    Year of Release: 2010
  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
    79
    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

    74
  14. 14
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    All-Star Superman

    72
    Year of Release: 2011
  15. 15
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    new! Justice League: War

    70
    added by: SimKadBroadband
  16. 16
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    2007 More
    68
    Year of Release: 2007
  17. 17
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    Superman: Unbound

    66
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    Son of Batman

    66
  19. 19
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    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

    66
    Year of Release: 2011
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero

    1998 More
    61
    Year of Release: 1998
  21. 21
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    Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman

    2003 More
    55
    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
    51
    added by: JakeFraser
  24. 24
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    2010 More
    51
    added by: wiabux
  25. 25
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    2008 More
    50
    Year of Release: 2008
  26. 26
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    2005 More
    48
    Year of Release: 2005
  27. 27
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    Batman: Gotham Knight

    46
  28. 28
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    2008 More
    45
    added by: JakeFraser
  29. 29
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    2007 More
    42
    Year of Release: 2007
  30. 30
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    2006 More
    41
    Year of Release: 2006
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    2009 More
    37
    Year of Release: 2009
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