Total Nerd The Very Best DC Comics Movies  

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List Rules Films from DC and its imprints (Vertigo, Wildstorm, and Paradox Press included). Vote up your favs!

DC Comics is one of the two mainstream comic distributors in the world (the other, of course, being Marvel Comics). They publish dozens of titles and have invented thousands of characters. Warner Brothers acquired DC and strengthened their film department. Unlike Marvel Studios, Warners has all the DC characters legally under one umbrella. This allows them to (theoretically) assemble a film universe encompassing all DC heroes, from the fan favorites to the obscure, with ease.

Christopher Nolan was certainly an asset in rebuilding the DC film-verse after those Joel Schumacher Batman films happened, and below we celebrate Nolan's films, along with all of the others that gave us faith in DC's larger than life heroes once again. They taught us that a man could fly, that bats really were frickin' scary, and that we really should remember, remember the fifth of November.

These are the best movies from DC Comics, both live-action and best DC animated movies. Vote up the greatest DC Comics flicks!

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The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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847 249
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Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

693 372
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Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

678 360
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The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

562 301
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Superman Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

543 235
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Batman: Under the Red Hood Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu

626 320
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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

646 341
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Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

458 150
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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen

576 347
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Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

494 247
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Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

320 199
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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart

318 170
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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner

355 248
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Superman II Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

316 240
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Constantine Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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396 166
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Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox Dana Delany, Nathan Fillion, Ron Perlman

244 134
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Owen_Paul_Sloane added Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, Peter Weller

242 151
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Batman: Year One Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

189 135
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DanielWilliams added Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres

154 187
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Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

250 215
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin

166 101
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Justice League: Doom Nathan Fillion, Olivia d'Abo, Juliet Landau

203 146
Suicide Squad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best DC Comics Movies
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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Summer Glau, Ed Asner, Andre Braugher

168 163
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Justice League: The New Frontier Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

144 172
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The Losers Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Chris Evans

147 149
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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

133 174
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Green Lantern: First Flight Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen

135 164
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All-Star Superman Christina Hendricks, Ed Asner, Linda Cardellini

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136 165
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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

113 100
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JamesCushman added Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

133 152
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Superman vs. The Elite Pauley Perrette, Laraine Newman, Tara Strong

103 177
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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

126 161
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teddybear1029 added Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

99 217
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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett

43 29
Superman: Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best DC Comics Movies
Clint Wright added Superman: Doomsday

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Josh Negley added Wonder Woman Ricardo Montalbán, Anitra Ford, Cathy Lee Crosby

8 13
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Josh Negley added Supergirl Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow

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Catwoman Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Missy Peregrym

22 213
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Steel Shaquille O'Neal, Judd Nelson, Ray J