DC Movie Timeline

Batman & Robin (1997)

Batman & Robin

  • 11%
  • PG-13
  • 125 min
  • Action

There's a chill over Gotham City. A new nemesis has unleashed a cold front of crime on the beleaguered metropolis. And once again, the citizenry turns to its one hope, its lone nocturnal guardian, to free it from the icy grip of crime. Summoned by the glowing moon of the Bat-signal hovering against the night sky, Batman (GEORGE CLOONEY) roars from the reconstructed Batcave in a sleek, remodeled Batmobile towards the city.

Only now, he doesn't travel alone -- his daredevil partner, Robin (CHRIS...

Batman Begins (2005)

Batman Begins

  • 84%
  • PG-13
  • 134 min
  • Action

How does one man change the world?

It’s a question that haunts Bruce Wayne (CHRISTIAN BALE) like the specter of his parents, gunned down before his eyes in the streets of Gotham on a night that changed his life forever.

Tormented by guilt and anger, battling the demons that feed his desire for revenge and his need to honor his parents’ altruistic legacy, the disillusioned industrial heir vanishes from Gotham and secretly travels the world, seeking the means to fight injustice and turn...

The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight

  • 94%
  • PG-13
  • 152 min
  • Action

The follow-up to the action hit "Batman Begins," "The Dark Knight" reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime.

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as the Joker, who thrusts Gotham into...

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The Dark Knight Rises

  • 87%
  • PG-13
  • 164 min
  • Action

Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' The Dark Knight Rises is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the...

Man of Steel (2013)

Man of Steel

  • 56%
  • PG-13
  • 148 min
  • Action

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes “Man of Steel,” starring Henry Cavill (“Immortals,” TV’s “The Tudors”) in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder (“300,” “Watchmen”).

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

  • 27%
  • PG-13
  • 151 min
  • Action

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Suicide Squad (2016)

Suicide Squad

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 130 min
  • Superhero

It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their...

Wonder Woman (2017)

Wonder Woman

    • NONE
    • 141 min
    • Action

    Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

    Justice League (2017)

    Justice League

      • NONE
      • 120 min
      • Superhero

      Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to form the Justice League and face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save...

      Aquaman (2018)

      Aquaman

        • 140 min
        • Superhero

        From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be…a king.

        The film also stars Amber Heard...

        Man of Steel 2

          • Superhero

          The second standalone adventure for the new DCEU's Superman.

          Shazam! (2019)

          Shazam!

            • PG-13
            • 132 min
            • Superhero

            We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot...

            Joker (2019)

            Joker

              • 122 min
              • Superhero

              Directed, co-written and produced by Todd Phillips, Joker is an origin story infused with, but distinctly outside, the character’s more traditional mythologies. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society. Longing for any light to shine on him, he tries his hand as a stand-up comic, but finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty and,...

              Harley Quinn

                • Superhero

                A Harley Quinn spin-off movie that Margot Robbie is developing outside of the DCEU.

                Cyborg (2020)

                Cyborg

                  • Superhero

                  A DC Comics solo adventure centered on Ray Fisher as Cyborg, which arrives in theaters following his debut in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League - Part 1 and Justice League - Part 2. Cyborg is a movie in early stages of development and the 10th film in the DC Extended Universe.

                  Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

                  Wonder Woman 1984

                    • Superhero

                    Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.

                    Green Lantern Corps. (2020)

                    Green Lantern Corps.

                      • Superhero

                      A reboot of the Green Lantern franchise, and an extension of the DC Extended Universe franchise. Rumor has it, Tyrese Gibson may be in the lead role for Green Lantern himself.

                      The Green Lantern Corps are an intergalactic police force that patrols the 3600 sectors of the universe. The organization was founded and, for several billion years, led by the Guardians of the Universe. After the events of Rise of the Third Army and Wrath of the First Lantern, leadership of the corps passed to the...

                      The Flash (2021)

                      The Flash

                        • Superhero

                        The Flash is a movie in early stages of development about Barry Allen as The Flash. The film is the sixth film in the DC Extended Universe. There are rumurs of the first human Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) appearing in the movie either as a supporting character in the story or simply making a cameo.

                        Ezra Miller will play Barry Allen in The Flash, debuting in 2018. The actor will likely have a cameo appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, where the entire Justice League team will...

                        The Batman (2021)

                        The Batman

                          • Superhero

                          Ben Affleck and DC's chief creative officer Geoff Johns are teaming up to write an Untitled Batman Reboot, which the actor will also star in as Batman and direct. Warner Bros. and DC apparently have much bigger plans for Ben Affleck's Batman. There are claims that studio is now developing a new Batman trilogy of stand alone Dark Knight movies, in which Affleck would direct and star in.