Total Nerd The Best Movies In The DC Extended Universe  

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List Rules Only DCEU movies that have been released.

Here all the movies in the DC Extended Universe, ranked by fans everywhere. Since its debut in 2013 with Man of Steel, the DCEU franchise has now released six movies as of 2018. While most of the DC movies have received low Rotten Tomatoes scores, the comic book movie franchise has grossed over $4 billion in the box office. What is the best DCEU movie? 

While the DC ensemble movies, like Justice League and Suicide Squad, were panned by critics and audiences alike, standalone movies Wonder Woman and Aquaman are considered the best movies in the DC movie universe. Other DCEU films include Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Are you excited for the upcoming superhero movies Shazam! and Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)?

Vote up the best DCEU movies, and vote down the most disappointing ones.

Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies In The DC Extended Universe
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
1 410 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

Worldwide box office gross: $821 million

Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Patty Jenkins, based on the DC Comics character. When a pilot (Chris Pine) crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana (Gal Gadot), an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, + more

Released: 2017

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

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Aquaman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies In The DC Extended Universe
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
2 395 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%

Worldwide box office gross: $1.12 billion

Aquaman is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the DC Comics character, directed by James Wan. The ruler of Atlantis, Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) is caught between land dwellers that are always polluting the globe and his own people who are ready to invade the surface. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, + more

Released: 2018

Directed by: James Wan

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Justice League is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies In The DC Extended Universe
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
3 322 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 40%

Worldwide box office gross: $657 million

Justice League is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the fifth installment in the DC Extended Universe. Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) assemble a team consisting of The Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg and the newly resurrected Superman to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, + more

Released: 2017

Directed by: Zack Snyder

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Suicide Squad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies In The DC Extended Universe
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
4 234 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

Worldwide box office gross: $746 million

Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film directed by David Ayer, based on the DC Comics supervillain team. A secret government agency led by Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions and save the world from a powerful threat, in exchange for reduced sentences. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, + more

Released: 2016

Directed by: David Ayer

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