Total Nerd DC Comics Movies List

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List of DC Comics movies (including DC Comics animated movies), listed alphabetically with film trailers when available. DC Comics has produced some popular movies, so film buffs can use this list to find a few that they haven't already seen. This best DC Comics movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by DC Comics, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV DC Comics movies.

List ranges from The Dark Knight to The Dark Knight Rises and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "What movies did DC Comics produce?" and "What films did DC Comics distribute?" then this list can help you out.
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Christina Hendricks, Ed Asner, Linda Cardellini
All-Star Superman is a direct-to-video animated superhero film based on the acclaimed comic book series of the same name by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. The film is the tenth in the DC ...more
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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list DC Comics Movies List
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson
Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. After training with his mentor (Liam Neeson), Batman (Christian Bale) begins his fight to ...more
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David McCallum, Parminder Nagra, Ana Ortiz
Batman: Gotham Knight is a 2008 direct-to-DVD anthology film of six short animated superhero films intended to be set in between the films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, though it is not ...more
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Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu
Batman: Under the Red Hood is a 2010 American superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and released by Warner Home Video. It is the eighth animated feature in the DC Universe Animated ...more
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Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff
Batman: Year One is a 2011 animated superhero film based on the four-issue story arc Batman: Year One printed in 1987. It premiered at Comic-Con on July 22 and was officially released October ...more
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DC Showcase: Green Arrow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list DC Comics Movies List
Ariel Winter, Malcolm McDowell, Neal McDonough
DC Showcase: Green Arrow is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Greg Weisman, featuring Neal McDonough as Green Arrow, who must protect a young princess at ...more
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DC Showcase: Jonah Hex Michelle Trachtenberg, Linda Hamilton, Thomas Jane
DC Showcase: Jonah Hex is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by noted Western comics writer Joe R. Lansdale, featuring Thomas Jane as disfigured bounty hunter ...more
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DC Showcase: The Spectre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list DC Comics Movies List
DC Showcase: The Spectre Alyssa Milano, Gary Cole
DC Showcase: The Spectre is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Steve Niles, featuring Gary Cole as Detective Jim Corrigan, whose suspects are brought to ...more
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The DC Universe Animated Original Movies are direct-to-video film projects being created by Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Animation, and DC Comics, with the help of producers such as Bruce Timm. ...more
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Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett
Green Lantern is a 2011 action fantasy film written by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim and directed by Martin Campbell.
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Kelly Hu, Nathan Fillion, Roddy Piper
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is a direct-to-video animated superhero film that tells various stories featuring members of Green Lantern Corps, including Abin Sur, Laira, Kilowog, and Mogo It ...more
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Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen
Green Lantern: First Flight is a 2009 direct-to-video animated superhero film adaptation of the DC Comics Green Lantern mythology. Centering on the first mission of Hal Jordan, the first human ...more
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Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender, John Malkovich
Jonah Hex is a 2010 American science fiction Western film loosely based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, the film is directed by Jimmy Hayward ...more
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James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres
A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.
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Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless
Justice League: The New Frontier is a 2008, direct-to-video, animated, superhero film adapted from the DC Comics limited series DC: The New Frontier. The film was written by Stan Berkowitz and ...more
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Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list DC Comics Movies List
Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon
Man of Steel is a 2013 superhero film directed by Zack Snyder, based on the DC Comics character. Clark Kent (Henry Cavill), one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable ...more
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Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren
Red is a 2010 American action comedy film directed by Robert Schwentke, inspired by the comic book series by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech ...more
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Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth
Superman Returns is a 2006 American superhero film directed and produced by Bryan Singer. It is based on the DC Comics character Superman and serves as an homage sequel to the motion pictures ...more
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Pauley Perrette, Laraine Newman, Tara Strong
Superman vs. The Elite is an animated superhero film based on "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?," the story published in the comic book Action Comics #775. ...more
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Summer Glau, Ed Asner, Andre Braugher
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/Batman: Public Enemie... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list DC Comics Movies List
Allison Mack, LeVar Burton, Clancy Brown
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies is a 2009 original direct-to-video animated superhero film adaptation of "Public Enemies"—the opening story arc of DC Comics' Superman/Batman—which ...more
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Danica McKellar, James Garner, Jerry O'Connell
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam is a 2010 short animated film, directed by Joaquim Dos Santos and written by Michael Jelenic, featuring George Newbern and Jerry O'Connell reprising ...more
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Anne Heche, Kevin Smith, James Marsters
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
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Tara Strong, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Greg Cipes
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo is a 2006 television animated film adaptation of the DC Comics superhero team Teen Titans. It is set in the milieu of the animated series' Teen Titans that ran from ...more
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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list DC Comics Movies List
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger
The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character, Batman. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and ...more