The Best Movies Based on DC Comics Films

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.

List Criteria: Only movies based on DC comic books.

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    The Dark Knight

    Christopher Nolan More
    100
    Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/Syncopy Films
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    Batman Begins

    Christopher Nolan More
    93
    Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/Syncopy Films
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    Zack Snyder More
    80
    Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Paramount Pictures/Legendary Pictures
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    Christopher Nolan More
    77
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    Tim Burton More
    72
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    James McTeigue More
    62
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    Zack Snyder More
    61
    added by: midnightq2
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    Road to Perdition

    Sam Mendes More
    61
    Studio: DreamWorks
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    Richard Donner More
    60
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    Francis Lawrence More
    58
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    Tim Burton More
    52
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    Richard Lester, Richard Donner More
    51
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    Robert Schwentke More
    43
    added by: wiabux
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    Bryan Singer More
    40
    added by: coolmountain5812
    Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures
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    Martin Campbell More
    39
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    Stephen Norrington More
    39
    Studio: 20th Century Fox
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    Joel Schumacher More
    36
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    A History of Violence

    David Cronenberg More
    33
    Studio: New Line Cinema
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    Richard Lester More
    29
    added by: coolmountain5812
    Studio: Warner Bros.
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    Sidney J. Furie More
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    Studio: Golan-Globus/Cannon Films/Warner Bros.
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