Since superhero movies didn’t dominate the box office this summer like they normally do, now feels like a great time to delve into the backlog of all the great superhero films already available out there on various streaming platforms. Forget live-action superhero movies, though; I’m talking about the classic DC animated films. Long before producer Kevin Feige willed the Marvel Cinematic Universe into existence, storytellers like Bruce Timm and Dwayne McDuffie came together to build what became a cohesive animated universe for DC Comic fans. Now, years later, the DC animated catalog contains numerous movies, television shows, and even a few cohesive timelines!
Whether it’s a Batman or Wonder Woman-dominated adventure you’re looking for, DC has you covered when it comes to their animated filmography. Even niche characters like Swamp Thing and Constantine pop up in a few films, proving that the DC animated universe has something for every kind of superhero fan imaginable. Strap on your utility belt and charge your Green Lantern rings because it’s time to explore the 20 Best DC Animated Movies!