Live Action DC Comics Movies Rankedby jamieradburn97 | created - 09 Sep 2016 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public
All theatrically released DC Comics movies ranked by IMDb user rating
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1. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 2,056,451 | Gross: $534.86M
9.0/10 1.2m Votes 82 Metascore
2. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, 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.
Votes: 1,381,554 | Gross: $448.14M
8.4/10 1.2m Votes 78 Metascore
3. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.
Votes: 1,188,925 | Gross: $206.85M
8.3/10 989k Votes 70 Metascore
4. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 949,461 | Gross: $70.51M
8.2/10 797k Votes 62 Metascore
5. Wonder Woman (2017)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Votes: 484,367 | Gross: $412.56M
7.6/10 76 Metascore 314k votes
6. Batman (1989)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.
Votes: 312,122 | Gross: $251.19M
7.6/10 271k Votes 69 Metascore
7. Watchmen (2009)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 454,061 | Gross: $107.51M
7.6/10 394k Votes 56 Metascore
8. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 147,623 | Gross: $134.22M
7.3/10 127k Votes 86 Metascore
9. Man of Steel (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Clark Kent is an alien who as a child was evacuated from his dying world and came to Earth, living as a normal human. But when survivors of his alien home invade Earth, he must reveal himself to the world.
Votes: 645,337 | Gross: $291.05M
7.1/10 554k Votes 55 Metascore
10. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 252,332 | Gross: $162.83M
7.0/10 217k Votes 68 Metascore
11. Constantine (2005)
R | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Supernatural detective John Constantine helps a policewoman prove her sister's death was not a suicide, but something more.
Votes: 276,688 | Gross: $75.98M
6.9/10 237k Votes 50 Metascore
12. Superman II (1980)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Votes: 90,599 | Gross: $108.19M
6.8/10 77k Votes 87 Metascore
13. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 574,732 | Gross: $330.36M
6.6/10 393k Votes 44 Metascore
14. Batman: The Movie (1966)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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.
6.5/10 23k Votes
15. The Losers (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.
Votes: 83,657 | Gross: $23.58M
6.4/10 75k Votes 44 Metascore
16. Suicide Squad (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 530,174 | Gross: $325.10M
6.2/10 203k Votes 40 Metascore
17. Superman Returns (2006)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superman returns to Earth after spending five years in space examining his homeworld Krypton. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world.
Votes: 260,174 | Gross: $200.08M
6.1/10 241k Votes 72 Metascore
18. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.
5.9/10 1k Votes
19. Green Lantern (2011)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 251,788 | Gross: $116.60M
5.6/10 224k Votes 39 Metascore
20. Batman Forever (1995)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
Votes: 219,728 | Gross: $184.03M
5.4/10 192k Votes 51 Metascore
21. Swamp Thing (1982)
PG | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
5.4/10 10k Votes
22. Superman III (1983)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.
Votes: 59,498 | Gross: $59.95M
4.9/10 50k Votes 42 Metascore
23. Jonah Hex (2010)
PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 51,727 | Gross: $10.54M
4.7/10 46k Votes 33 Metascore
24. The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
PG-13 | 88 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy
The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,564 | Gross: $0.19M
4.5/10 3k votes
25. Supergirl (1984)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After losing a powerful orb, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.
Votes: 16,816 | Gross: $13.60M
4.3/10 14k Votes
26. Batman & Robin (1997)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
Votes: 217,632 | Gross: $107.33M
3.7/10 191k Votes 28 Metascore
27. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Votes: 39,375 | Gross: $15.68M
3.7/10 34k Votes 22 Metascore
28. Catwoman (2004)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 101,815 | Gross: $40.20M
3.3/10 88k Votes 27 Metascore
29. Steel (1997)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged, he leaves in disgust. When he sees gangs are using ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,005 | Gross: $1.71M
2.8/10 9k Votes
30. Justice League (2017)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his new-found ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Votes: 326,811 | Gross: $229.02M
31. Aquaman (2018)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land.
Votes: 253,389 | Gross: $335.06M
32. Shazam! (2019)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM. - this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.
Votes: 99,686 | Gross: $138.07M