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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All-Star Superman 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
Batman Begins 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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Batman: Gotham Knight 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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Batman: Under the Red Hood 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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Batman: Year One 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
DC Showcase: Green Arrow 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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DC Universe Original Animated Movies 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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Green Lantern 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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Green Lantern: Emerald Knights 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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Green Lantern: First Flight 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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Jonah Hex Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender, John Malkovich Jonah Hex is a 2010 American post-Civil War 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 ...more

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Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths 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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Justice League: The New Frontier 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
Man of Steel 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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Red 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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Superman Returns 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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Superman vs. The Elite 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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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse 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
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies 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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Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam 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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Superman: Doomsday 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 Death of Superman, focusing on the supposed death of the superhero ...more

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Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo 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
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list DC Comics Movies List
The Dark Knight Rises Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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The Losers Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Chris Evans The Losers is a 2010 action-adventure film written by Peter Berg, Andy Diggle and James Vanderbilt and directed by Sylvain White.

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Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup Watchmen is a 2009 American neo-noir superhero film directed by Zack Snyder and starring Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Patrick ...more

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Wonder Woman Rosario Dawson, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion Wonder Woman is a 2009 direct-to-DVD animated superhero film focusing on the superheroine of the same name. The plot of the film is loosely based on George Pérez's reboot of the ...more