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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Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

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696 372
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Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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680 361
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The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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565 301
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Superman Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

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545 235
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Batman: Under the Red Hood Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu

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627 320
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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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649 342
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Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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467 152
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Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen

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583 348
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Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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497 247
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Batman Returns Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito

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323 199
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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart

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319 170
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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner

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357 248
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Superman II Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Terence Stamp

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316 240
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Constantine Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves, Shia LaBeouf

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

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247 134
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Owen_Paul_Sloane added Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, Peter Weller

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244 151
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Batman: Year One Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

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191 135
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DanielWilliams added Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres

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254 216
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin

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

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167 101
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Justice League: Doom Nathan Fillion, Olivia d'Abo, Juliet Landau

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207 148
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Outspoken added Suicide Squad Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie

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140 89
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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Summer Glau, Ed Asner, Andre Braugher

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169 163
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Justice League: The New Frontier Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

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

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

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134 174
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Green Lantern: First Flight Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen

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136 164
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All-Star Superman Christina Hendricks, Ed Asner, Linda Cardellini

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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

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134 152
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Superman vs. The Elite Pauley Perrette, Laraine Newman, Tara Strong

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104 177
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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

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128 161
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teddybear1029 added Batman Forever Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett

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Justice League Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams

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

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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

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Steel Shaquille O'Neal, Judd Nelson, Ray J