Total Nerd The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform  

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List Rules Only shows currently airing on the DC Universe streaming platform

DC Universe launched in the early fall of 2018, offering new comic book shows based on DC titles alongside classic animated DC Comics shows and movies. With names like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman - and well, anyone on the Justice League - on their roster, the DC Universe streaming service is full of some of the best comic book shows you can watch right now. They even have shorts and their daily news program DC Daily.

Classic live-action movies and TV shows, like the 1978 Superman film or the 1970s Wonder Woman program, are available right next to new animated films like Gotham By Gaslight (2018). Even guilty pleasure comic book movies like Batman & Robin are available on the DC Universe streaming service. Some of the new original DC Universe TV shows are even bringing back old favorites in a fresh way. Harley Quinn, introduced in the '90s Batman: The Animated Series, has her own cartoon show in 2019. Although the animation style is reminiscent of the "Timmverse" due to her creator Bruce Timm's signature art style, Harley Quinn offers new (mis)adventures Joker and Poison Ivy.

It's not all old favorites, DC Universe has some exciting new original comic book series, such as Doom Patrol. Although the characters are a spin-off from Titans and have shown up in cameos in other DC shows, this is their first official television show. 

Both old and new, the shows on DC Universe are some of the best comic book shows and movies around - and now they're all available in one place. Now that they're all together, which of all the DC shows and films are best of all of the DC comic book adaptations?

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Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Young Justice is an American animated television series created by Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman for Cartoon Network. Despite its title, it is not a direct adaptation of Peter David, Todd ...more
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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on the Fox Network ...more
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Doom Patrol is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Doom Patrol (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series based on the DC Comics superhero team. Led by Dr. Niles Caulder (Timothy Dalton), the Doom Patrol – ...more
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Justice League is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Justice League is an American animated television series which ran from 2001 to 2004 on Cartoon Network. It is part of the DC animated universe. The show was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. ...more
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Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman Beyond is an American animated television series created by Warner Bros. Animation in collaboration with DC Comics as a continuation of the Batman legacy. Depicting a teenaged Batman in a ...more
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Titans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Titans (2018) is an American web television series developed by Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter, based on the DC Comics superhero team. Led by Batman's former ...more
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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Teen Titans is an American TV show based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, that premiered on Cartoon Network and The WB in 2003. It is based primarily on the run of stories by Marv ...more
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Justice League: The Flashpoint... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox is a direct-to-video animated film adaptation of the 2011 comic book crossover "Flashpoint" by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert. It is scripted by Jim ...more
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The Death of Superman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
The Death of Superman is a 2018 American animated direct-to-video superhero film directed by Sam Liu and James Tucker, and produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment. Based on the ...more
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Justice League: War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Justice League: War is an upcoming direct-to-video animated superhero film, an adaptation of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's 2011 Justice League: Origin storyline. It was directed by Jay Oliva and ...more
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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is a 1993 American animated superhero mystery film featuring the DC Comics character Batman, and is based on the 1990s Batman: The Animated Series. Produced by ...more
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Batman Beyond: Return of the J... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker is a 2000 direct-to-video animated film featuring the comic book superhero Batman and his archenemy, the Joker. It is set in the continuity of the animated ...more
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Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Justice League Unlimited was an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation and aired on Cartoon Network. Featuring a wide array of superheroes from the DC Comics ...more
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Son of Batman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Son of Batman is a direct-to-video animated superhero film which is part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies. It is an adaptation of Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert's 2006 Batman and Son ...more
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Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is a two-part direct-to-video animated superhero film, an adaptation of the 1986 comic book The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller and serves as a sequel to ...more
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Constantine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Constantine is an American television series developed by Daniel Cerone and David S. Goyer for NBC, featuring the DC Comics character John Constantine. Matt Ryan stars as Constantine, a British ...more
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Justice League: Throne of Atla... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis is a direct-to-video animated superhero film featuring the DC Comics superhero team the Justice League, which is part of the DC Universe Animated Original ...more
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Reign of the Supermen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Reign of the Supermen is a 2019 American animated superhero film directed by Sam Liu and is a direct sequel to the 2018 animated film The Death of Superman, based on the DC comic book of the ...more
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Batman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the first installment of Warner Bros.' ...more
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Batman: Assault on Arkham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman: Assault on Arkham is a 2014 direct-to-video animated superhero film that is part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies. Jay Oliva and Ethan Spaulding direct, with a script by Heath ...more
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Batman: The Dark Knight Return... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 is an animated film.
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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is a 2010 direct-to-video animated superhero film based on the Superman/Batman comic storyline "The Supergirl from Krypton" and is a sequel to ...more
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Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Superman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics flagship character, Superman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on The ...more
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Batman vs. Robin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Batman vs. Robin is a direct-to-video animated superhero film which is part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies and DC Animated Movie Universe. The film is partially based on the Batman: ...more
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Superman: Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Shows And Movies You Can Watch On DC's Streaming Platform
Superman: Doomsday is a 2007 American direct-to-video animated superhero film, adapted from the popular DC Comics storyline. The film is rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America ...more