DC Comics Live-action Movies

List of live-action films based on DC Comics (and other DC imprints) that I've seen (including my vote and sorted chronologically)
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1.
Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy. (58 mins.)
Director: Lee Sholem
“ 23 November 1951
4/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
2.
Stamp Day for Superman (1954 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Superman's commitment to promote US Savings Stamps is temporarily delayed when Lois is kidnapped. (18 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carr
“ 1954
1/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
3.
Batman: The Movie (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people. (105 mins.)
“ 30 July 1966
7/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
4.
Superman (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. (143 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ 10 December 1978
8/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
5.
Superman II (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth. (127 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ 4 December 1980
7/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
6.
Swamp Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ 19 February 1982
3/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
7.
Superman III (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. (125 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ 16 June 1983
4/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
8.
Supergirl (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch. (105 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
“ 19 July 1984
2/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
9.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man. (90 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ 24 July 1987
2/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
10.
The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation... (88 mins.)
Director: Jim Wynorski
“ 12 May 1989
4/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
11.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 19 June 1989
10/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
12.
Batman Returns (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 16 June 1992
8/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
13.
Batman Forever (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin. (121 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ 9 June 1995
6/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
14.
Batman & Robin (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City. (125 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ 12 June 1997
3/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
15.
Steel (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged... (97 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Johnson
“ 15 August 1997
2/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
16.
Batman: Dead End (2003 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Joker has escaped from Arkham and Batman must once again bring him in - once and for all. Unfortunately for the bat, there is something even more sinister than the Joker waiting in the alley for the dark knight detective.. (8 mins.)
Director: Sandy Collora
“ 19 July 2003
7/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
17.
Catwoman (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas. (104 mins.)
Director: Pitof
“ 19 July 2004
2/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
18.
Batman Begins (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. (140 mins.)
“ 10 June 2005
10/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
19.
V for Vendetta (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. (132 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
“ 11 December 2005
7/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
20.
Superman Returns (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Superman reappears after a long absence, but is challenged by an old foe who uses Kryptonian technology for world domination. (154 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ 21 June 2006
6/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
21.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ 14 July 2008
10/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
22.
Watchmen (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it. (162 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ 23 February 2009
10/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
23.
Jonah Hex (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth. (81 mins.)
Director: Jimmy Hayward
“ 17 June 2010
4/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
24.
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A look at the history of the comic book publication that launched such legendary characters as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Mac Carter
“ 9 November 2010
8/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
25.
Green Lantern (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ 14 June 2011
5/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
26.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ 16 July 2012
10/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
27.
Man of Steel (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction. (143 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ 10 June 2013
6/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
28.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. (151 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ 19 March 2016
5/10 ” - Peter Doinov
 
29.
Suicide Squad (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse. (123 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ 1 August 2016
6/10 ” - Peter Doinov