Here's the list of live-action movies based on DC properties. Let me know what I got wrong!

DC adaptations

Legacy

  1. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941, serial)
  2. Spy Smasher (1942, serial)
  3. Batman (1943, serial)
  4. Hop Harrigan (1946, serial)
  5. The Vigilante (1947, serial)
  6. Superman (1948, serial)
  7. Congo Bill (1948, serial)
  8. Batman (1949, serial)
  9. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950, serial)
  10. Superman and the Mole Men (1951)
  11. The Miraculous Blackhawk: Freedom’s Champion (1952, serial)
  12. Batman (1966)
  13. Wonder Woman (1974, TV movie/pilot)
  14. The New Original Wonder Woman (1975, TV movie/pilot)
  15. Superman: The Movie (1978)
  16. Superman II (1981)
  17. Swamp Thing (1982)
  18. Superman III (1983)
  19. Supergirl (1984)
  20. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
  21. Batman (1989)
  22. Return of the Swamp Thing (1989)
  23. Batman Returns (1992)
  24. Batman Forever (1995)
  25. Batman & Robin (1997)
  26. Steel (1997)
  27. Justice League of America (1997, TV movie/pilot, unreleased)
  28. Road to Perdition (2002)
  29. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
  30. Catwoman (2004)
  31. A History of Violence (2005)
  32. Batman Begins (2005)
  33. Constantine (2005)
  34. Superman Returns (2006)
  35. V for Vendetta (2006)
  36. The Dark Knight (2008)
  37. Watchmen (2009)
  38. Red (2010)
  39. Jonah Hex (2010)
  40. The Losers (2010)
  41. Green Lantern (2011)
  42. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  43. Man of Steel (2013)
  44. Red 2 (2013)
  45. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  46. Suicide Squad (2016)
  47. Wonder Woman (2017)
  48. Justice League (2017)
  49. Aquaman (2018)
  50. Shazam! (2019)
  51. The Kitchen (2019)
  52. Joker (2019)
  53. Birds of Prey and the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
  54. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
  55. The Suicide Squad (2021)
  56. Black Adam (2022)
  57. Flash (2022)
  58. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2022)
  59. The Batman (2022)
  60. Shazam: Thunder of the Gods (2023)

DC Extended Universe (14)

  1. Man of Steel (2013)
  2. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  3. Suicide Squad (2016)
  4. Wonder Woman (2017)
  5. Justice League (2017)
  6. Aquaman (2018)
  7. Shazam! (2019)
  8. Birds of Prey and the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
  9. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
  10. The Suicide Squad (2021)
  11. Black Adam (2022)
  12. Flash (2022)
  13. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2022)
  14. Shazam: Thunder of the Gods (2023)

If you pop out Batman, it looks like this:

Batman

  1. Batman (1943, serial)
  2. Batman and Robin (1949, serial)
  3. Batman (1966)
  4. Batman (1989)
  5. Batman Returns (1992)
  6. Batman Forever (1995)
  7. Batman & Robin (1997)
  8. Catwoman (2004)
  9. Batman Begins (2005)
  10. The Dark Knight (2008)
  11. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  12. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  13. Joker (2019)
  14. Birds of Prey and the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
  15. The Batman (2022)

If you pop out Superman, it looks like this:

Superman

  1. Superman (1948, serial)
  2. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950, serial)
  3. Superman and the Mole Men (1951)
  4. Superman: The Movie (1978)
  5. Superman II (1981)
  6. Superman III (1983)
  7. Supergirl (1984)
  8. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
  9. Steel (1997)
  10. Superman Returns (2006)
  11. Man of Steel (2013)
  12. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Don't forget League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! The movie so bad, that Sean Connery retired. And he was in Highlander 2

Added!

Hey! I liked LXG! It's certainly not the graphic novel but as its own entity, it's a nice popcorn film!

Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) said:

Don't forget League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! The movie so bad, that Sean Connery retired. And he was in Highlander 2

AAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!

I would tend to agree. I wouldn't call it a great movie, but it was a fun ride. But "not the graphic novel" in the same way that most films based on true stories aren't the true story.

Philip Portelli said:

Hey! I liked LXG! It's certainly not the graphic novel but as its own entity, it's a nice popcorn film!

Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) said:

Don't forget League of Extraordinary Gentlemen! The movie so bad, that Sean Connery retired. And he was in Highlander 2

Adding Tom Sawyer to LXG damaged it. The other characters had aged appropriately for the turn of the last century. Tom should have been at least 60 years old.

DCEU: Seen all of them to date except Birds of Prey, which is too far removed from the real Birds of Prey

Batman: Have seen all of them to date except (1) the 1949 serial. Currently watching the 1943 serial on TCM (you have the serials both listed twice) and (2) the Halle Berry Catwoman movie. I like the actress but it seemed so derivative of Batman Returns. Catwoman without Batman? That’s like Venom and Morbius without Spider-Man.

Well I thought the LXG movie sucked, and I didn't think the comic book was that great either.

If you'll forgive me, in the first set you've listed the Batman serials twice (nos 3, 8, 12, 13).

Holy crap, you're right! Fixed!

Luke Blanchard said:

If you'll forgive me, in the first set you've listed the Batman serials twice (nos 3, 8, 12, 13).

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