Total Nerd The Best Movies Based on DC Comics  

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A list of DC Comics movies. These are films based on DC comics such as Batman, Superman, and Green Lantern, characters that live within the DC Universe. Unlike other comic book companies which really didn't start having films made until the turn of the century, DC Comics have been a bit more popular with several films being released in the 80s and a number of movies and serials dating all the way back to 1951.

Ironically, movies based on DC Comics almost put the comic book movie genre out of business during the 1990's (the Batman sequels). Today though, DC Comics films are in the middle of a renaissance. DC Comics is currently owned by DC Entertainment, which in turn is owned by Warner Bros. Entertainment and they have been putting out some excellent DC Comics movies as of late.

If you're into movies based on comic books, check out the best Marvel comic movies for more awesome comic book movie action.

What the best movies based on DC Comics? It's up to you to decide.

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman - Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/Syncopy Films

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Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman - Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/Syncopy Films

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Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton - Studio: Warner Bros.

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

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Watchmen Malin Ã…kerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup - Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Paramount Pictures/Legendary Pictures

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Superman Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve - Studio: Warner Bros.

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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving - Studio: Warner Bros.

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Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito - Studio: Warner Bros.

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Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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Superman II Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp - Studio: Warner Bros.

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Constantine Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf - Studio: Warner Bros.

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RED Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren

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Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman - Studio: DreamWorks

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Shane West - Studio: 20th Century Fox

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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris - Studio: New Line Cinema

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Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey - Studio: Warner Bros.

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett

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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth - Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures

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

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Red 2 Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren

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Superman III Richard Pryor, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder - Studio: Warner Bros.

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Suicide Squad is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies Based on DC Comics

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The Losers Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Chris Evans

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Jim Broadbent - Studio: Golan-Globus/Cannon Films/Warner Bros.

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Swamp Thing Adrienne Barbeau, Louis Jourdan, Karen Price - Year of Release: 1982Studio: Embassy Pictures

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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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Supergirl Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow - Year of Release: 1984Studio: Warner Bros.

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Superman Vs Batman Drawn Justice

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Batman & Robin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies Based on DC Comics
Batman & Robin Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Uma Thurman - Year of Release: 1997Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Fountain Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn - Year of Release: 2006Studio: Warner Bros.

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Catwoman Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Missy Peregrym - Year of Release: 2004Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Return of Swamp Thing Heather Locklear, Louis Jourdan, Sarah Douglas - Year of Release: 1989Studio: Millimiter Films

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Green Lantern 2