DC Comics Adaptations (Animation)

by deano11 | created - 24 Nov 2011 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

These DC Comics feature animated films and short films actually produced by Warner Bros. Animation and are released direct-to-video, except the first as indicated.

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1. Superman (1941)

Passed | 10 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.4
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The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 2,309

AKA The Mad Scientist. First of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

2. The Mechanical Monsters (1941)

Approved | 11 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.6
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Superman battles a criminal mastermind and his robot army.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck

Votes: 881

Second of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

3. Billion Dollar Limited (1942)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.1
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Superman battles train robbers seeking to steal a billion dollars worth of gold.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 572

Third of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

4. The Arctic Giant (1942)

Not Rated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.9
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Superman versus a thawed-out Tyrannosaurus.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 594

Fourth of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

5. The Bulleteers (1942)

Not Rated | 8 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.2
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Superman versus extortionists with a super-powerful rocket car.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Orestes Calpini | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 552

Fifth of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

6. The Magnetic Telescope (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.3
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When police interfere with a reckless scientist's experiment, it creates a deadly meteor shower only Superman can stop.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 537

Sixth of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

7. Electric Earthquake (1942)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.1
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Superman versus a fanatical extortionist with an earthquake machine.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 499

Seventh of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

8. Volcano (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.3
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Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 463

Eighth of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

9. Terror on the Midway (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.8
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When the circus' animals escape and threaten disaster, Superman must take action.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Orestes Calpini | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 445

Ninth of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

10. Japoteurs (1942)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.5
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Superman vs. Japanese spies hijacking a new super-bomber.

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 473

10th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

11. Showdown (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Crime

7.0
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Oh no! A crook dressed as Superman commits a series of robberies. The real Superman must work fast to counter the bad publicity.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 399

11th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

12. Eleventh Hour (I) (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, War

6.4
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While Clark Kent is in wartime Japan, Superman becomes a saboteur.

Directors: Dan Gordon, Willard Bowsky | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 409

12th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

13. Destruction Inc. (1942)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.7
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Superman versus saboteurs at the Metropolis Munitions Plant.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 406

13th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

14. The Mummy Strikes (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short

6.7
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While investigating an egyptologist's mysterious death, Superman must battle dangerous mummies.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 417

14th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

15. Jungle Drums (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Thriller

6.6
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Superman vs. a secret Nazi outpost disguised as a jungle temple.

Directors: Dan Gordon, Orestes Calpini | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 394

15th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

16. The Underground World (1943)

8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.1
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Lois Lane and an explorer set out on an expedition through an underground cavern and discover a race of hawk-men. When these creatures prepare a ritual sacrifice for the adventurous pair, Superman comes to the rescue.

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Julian Noa

Votes: 366

16th of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

17. Secret Agent (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Superman battles saboteurs determined to stop a lady double agent from getting important documents to Washington D.C.

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 366

17th and final of the seventeen animated Technicolor short films based upon Superman.

18. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin.

Directors: Eric Radomski, Bruce Timm, Kevin Altieri, Boyd Kirkland, Frank Paur, Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Stacy Keach

Votes: 34,308 | Gross: $5.62M

Created in the DC Animated Universe.

19. The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 64 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf.

Director: Toshihiko Masuda | Stars: Tim Daly, Dana Delany, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill

Votes: 6,972

Created in the DC Animated Universe. Compilation of three episodes that originally aired during the second season of Superman: The Animated Series.

20. Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998 Video)

Unrated | 70 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.3
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When Mr. Freeze, desperate to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.

Director: Boyd Kirkland | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Michael Ansara, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 10,437

Created in the DC Animated Universe.

21. Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 132 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Action

7.8
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Decades after the retirement of Bruce Wayne as Batman, a boy dons the identity to avenge his own father's murder.

Directors: Curt Geda, Butch Lukic, Dan Riba, Yukio Suzuki | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Sherman Howard, Michael Ansara

Votes: 4,375

Created in the DC Animated Universe. Compilation of the first two episodes of Batman Beyond.

22. Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.8
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The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Will Friedle, Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Angie Harmon

Votes: 18,982

Created in the DC Animated Universe.

23. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003 Video)

PG | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.7
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The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree.

Directors: Curt Geda, Jennifer Graves, Tim Maltby | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Kelly Ripa, Elisa Gabrielli

Votes: 8,622

Created in the DC Animated Universe.

24. Chase Me (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 6 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.2
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While escaping a dull party, Bruce Wayne finds Catwoman robbing a vault and gives chase as Batman.

Director: Curt Geda

Votes: 501

An animated short film based on the animated series The New Batman Adventures created in the DC Animated Universe, featured on a DVD for Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003).

25. The Batman vs. Dracula (2005 Video)

Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Horror

6.7
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Batman faces off against the original creature of the night, Count Dracula, who has been unintentionally resurrected by the Penguin.

Directors: Michael Goguen, Seung Eun Kim, Sam Liu, Brandon Vietti | Stars: Rino Romano, Peter Stormare, Tara Strong, Tom Kenny

Votes: 6,621

26. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006 Video)

Unrated | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Powers Boothe, Dana Delany, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 3,072

27. Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo (2006 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.2
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After a battle with a high-tech villain named, Saiko-Tek, the Teen Titans travel to the city of Tokyo where they find themselves embroiled in a conflict with an ancient enemy.

Directors: Michael Chang, Ben Jones, Matt Youngberg | Stars: Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong

Votes: 2,684

28. Superman/Doomsday (2007 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.

Directors: Lauren Montgomery, Bruce Timm, Brandon Vietti | Stars: Adam Baldwin, Anne Heche, James Marsters, John DiMaggio

Votes: 16,741

The first direct-to-video film project created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

29. Justice League: The New Frontier (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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In the 1950s, a new generation of superheroes must join forces with the community's active veterans and a hostile US government to fight a menace to Earth.

Director: Dave Bullock | Stars: David Boreanaz, Miguel Ferrer, Neil Patrick Harris, John Heard

Votes: 14,940

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

30. Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.8
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A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka, Jong-Sik Nam, Shôjirô Nishimi, Yûichirô Hayashi | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, George Newbern

Votes: 22,813

Collection of six shorts and created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

31. Wonder Woman (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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A modern man's trespass of the island of the Amazons enables an imprisoned war god to escape and Princess Diana wins the responsibility to recapture him.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 13,217

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

32. Tales of the Black Freighter (2009 Video)

R | 26 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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A mariner survives an attack from the dreaded pirates of the Black Freighter, but his struggle to return home to warn it has a horrific cost.

Directors: Daniel DelPurgatorio, Mike Smith | Stars: Gerard Butler, Cam Clarke, Siobhan Flynn, Jared Harris

Votes: 5,069

33. Green Lantern: First Flight (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 77 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Victor Garber, Tricia Helfer, Michael Madsen

Votes: 12,266

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

34. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.2
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When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Clancy Brown, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Xander Berkeley

Votes: 17,498

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

35. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.3
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A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: William Baldwin, Mark Harmon, Chris Noth, Gina Torres

Votes: 19,510

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

36. Spectre (2009)

4 min | Short, Horror

7.4
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As Detective Jim Corrigan investigates a murder, a ghost exacts horrific justice on the culprits.

Director: David V.G. Davies | Stars: Deborah Mulholland O'Neill, Lee O'Neill

Votes: 120

A DC Showcase is included with Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010). Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

37. Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light.

Director: Brandon Vietti | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, John DiMaggio, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 44,048

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

38. DC Showcase: Jonah Hex (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 13 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.4
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When a ruthless brothel madame murders Jonah Hex's current quarry, the disfigured bounty hunter plans to make her pay.

Director: Joaquim Dos Santos | Stars: Thomas Jane, Linda Hamilton, Jason Marsden, Michael Rooker

Votes: 2,138

A DC Showcase is included with Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010). Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

39. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with super-human powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Andre Braugher, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg

Votes: 20,150

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

40. Green Arrow (2010 Video)

12 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.3
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At an airport, the Emerald Archer must protect a young princess from assassins.

Director: Joaquim Dos Santos | Stars: Neal McDonough, Malcolm McDowell, Steve Blum, Grey DeLisle

Votes: 2,222

A DC Showcase is included with Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010). Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

41. DC Super Friends: The Joker's Playhouse (2010 Video)

Short, Action

7.1
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The Joker kidnaps Batman, Superman and the rest of the DC Super Friends and puts them against their worst enemies in their own secret base, the Hall of Justice.

Director: Ciro Nieli | Stars: David Kaye, Daran Norris

Votes: 11

42. Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 25 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.2
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Superman finds a foe who may be too powerful even for him to defeat in the murderous Black Adam. Fortunately, Black Adam's real target is the Earth's Mightiest Mortal--Captain Marvel.

Director: Joaquim Dos Santos | Stars: Zach Callison, James Garner, Josh Keaton, Danica McKellar

Votes: 5,279

A DC Showcase is included with the DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection. Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

43. All-Star Superman (2011 Video)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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After being poisoned by sun radiation, a dying Superman decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams while Lex Luthor has his own agenda.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: James Denton, Christina Hendricks, Anthony LaPaglia, Edward Asner

Votes: 11,263

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

44. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011 Video)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.

Directors: Christopher Berkeley, Lauren Montgomery, Jay Oliva | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Jason Isaacs, Elisabeth Moss, Henry Rollins

Votes: 10,097

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

45. Batman: Year One (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 64 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.4
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A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku, Jon Polito

Votes: 25,227

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

46. Catwoman (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 15 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.9
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Catwoman attempts to track down a mysterious cargo shipment that is linked to a Gotham City crime boss called Rough Cut.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Eliza Dushku, John DiMaggio, Liliana Mumy, Kevin Michael Richardson

Votes: 2,115

A DC Showcase is included with Batman: Year One (2011). Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

47. Justice League: Doom (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

7.5
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Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion

Votes: 24,676

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

48. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 10,166

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

49. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Wade Williams

Votes: 42,827

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

50. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, David Selby

Votes: 36,474

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

51. Superman: Unbound (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."

Director: James Tucker | Stars: Matt Bomer, Stana Katic, John Noble, Molly C. Quinn

Votes: 9,105

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

52. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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The Flash finds himself in a war torn alternate timeline and teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to return home and restore the timeline.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Justin Chambers, C. Thomas Howell, Michael B. Jordan, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 32,403

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

53. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014 Video)

TV-Y7 | 52 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Lex Luthor is frozen during a battle with the Justice League. He thaws out in the 31st century, discovers Time Trapper and prevents Superman's arrival to Earth as a baby. Future teen heroes Karate Kid and Dawnstar must stop him.

Director: Giancarlo Volpe | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Laura Bailey, Dante Basco, Corey Burton

Votes: 2,897

54. Justice League: War (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Sean Astin, Zach Callison, Christopher Gorham, Justin Kirk

Votes: 23,081

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

55. Son of Batman (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Batman learns he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son, secretly raised by the terrorist group the League of Assassins.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan, Thomas Gibson, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 17,559

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

56. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

Directors: Jay Oliva, Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Neal McDonough, Hynden Walch, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 24,275

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

57. John Con Noir (2015)

3 min | Animation, Short

7.1
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When clay animated John Constantine (Matt Ryan) comes to Los Angeles for the premiere of his new show, he quickly finds the rising darkness has put a clutch in the filmmaking process.

Director: Sammy Corrado | Stars: Matt Ryan, Frankie Wagner

Votes: 51

58. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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When Atlantian troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Sean Astin, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 14,111

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

59. Batman vs. Robin (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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While Damian Wayne struggles to cope with Batman's no-killing rule, he soon starts to believe that his destiny lies within a secret society known as, The Court of Owls.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Stuart Allan, Troy Baker, Kevin Conroy, Trevor Devall

Votes: 13,714

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

60. Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (2015 Video)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.8
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Batman, with the help of the Flash, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Red Robin, has to try and get to the bottom of the mysterious robotic animals attacking Gotham.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Friedle, Charlie Schlatter

Votes: 2,160

61. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC's Trinity (Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman), who operate outside of the law, are framed for murders of prominent scientist and the government decides to take them out.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Michael C. Hall, Tamara Taylor, Paget Brewster

Votes: 9,800

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

62. Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem (2015 Video)

PG | 81 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.8
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The Joker is aided in his Halloween quest to render modern technology useless and take over Gotham City by Solomon Grundy, Silver Banshee, Clayface and Scarecrow.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Troy Baker, Eric Bauza, Steve Blum, Janell Cox

Votes: 1,809

63. Batman: Bad Blood (2016 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Yvonne Strahovski, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher

Votes: 13,252

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

64. Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016 Video)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.0
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Robin is sent to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Christopher Gorham, Shemar Moore, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 11,673

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

65. DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (2016 Video)

Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.8
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It's time for the annual Hero of the Year ceremony and the students of Super Hero High compete for the top prize. But the festivities take a turn when Dark Opal targets the heroes and ... See full summary »

Director: Cecilia Aranovich | Stars: Yvette Nicole Brown, Dean Cain, Greg Cipes, Jessica DiCicco

Votes: 332

66. Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (2016 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

5.9
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The Dark Knight is back doing what he does best - protecting the citizens of Gotham City - in the third installment of the Batman Unlimited series, Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants. When... See full summary »

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Troy Baker, Chris Diamantopoulos, John DiMaggio

Votes: 808

67. Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

R | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.5
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As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong, Ray Wise

Votes: 37,633 | Gross: $3.78M

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

68. DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (2016 TV Short)

TV-PG | 44 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.5
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When Supergirl first joins Superhero High she learns to become better hero and find new friends.

Director: Jennifer Coyle | Stars: Yvette Nicole Brown, Dean Cain, Greg Cipes, Grey DeLisle

Votes: 80

69. Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)

PG | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Batman and Robin of the 1960s live action series are back in action to take down their fiendish foes united once more against them.

Director: Rick Morales | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Jeff Bergman

Votes: 3,001

An animated superhero film based on the 1960s Batman TV series with Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar reprising their roles as Batman, Robin, and Catwoman from the series.

70. Justice League Dark (2017 Video)

R | 75 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

7.1
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Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains. This team of supernatural beings include John Constantine, Zatanna and Jason Blood also known as the demon Etrigan.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Camilla Luddington, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Matt Ryan

Votes: 11,802

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

71. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017 Video)

PG-13 | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke's plans for the Titans?

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Stuart Allan, Jake T. Austin, Taissa Farmiga, Sean Maher

Votes: 5,923

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

72. DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games (2017 Video)

Not Rated | 77 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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Get ready for the Intergalactic Games; a friendly competition that aims to bring peace throughout the galaxy, but with these teams competing, it may get a little fierce! Facing off against ... See full summary »

Director: Cecilia Aranovich | Stars: Yvette Nicole Brown, Greg Cipes, Romi Dames, Jessica DiCicco

Votes: 114

73. Batman and Harley Quinn (2017 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.9
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Batman and Nightwing are forced to team with the Joker's sometimes-girlfriend Harley Quinn to stop a global threat brought about by Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue, the Floronic Man.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Melissa Rauch, Paget Brewster, Loren Lester

Votes: 5,375

Created in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies/DC Animated Universe.

74. Batman vs. Two-Face (2017 Video)

PG | 72 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.1
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Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent is mutilated in a laboratory accident. When the duplicitous Two-Face embarks on a crime spree, Batman and Robin must solve the mystery of his identity while facing off against several other foes.

Director: Rick Morales | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, William Shatner, Julie Newmar

Votes: 1,228

Second animated superhero film based on the 1960s Batman TV series with Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar reprising their roles again and this is the final role for Adam West.

75. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018 Video)

R | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Jennifer Carpenter, Bruce Greenwood, Tara Strong, Kari Wuhrer

Votes: 14

76. The Death of Superman (2018)

Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

Superman battles against an insurmountable foe named Doomsday.

77. Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)

R | Animation, Action | Completed

Plot unknown.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Christian Slater, Dania Ramirez, Tara Strong

78. Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018)

Animation, Action, Comedy | Filming

A villain's maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.

Directors: Aaron Horvath, Peter Rida Michail | Stars: Kristen Bell, Khary Payton, Will Arnett, Tara Strong

79. Reign of the Supermen (2019)

Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Announced

A sequel/part 2 to the 2018 animated film the Death of Superman.