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The DC Animated Movie Universe (DCAMU) is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of superhero films, produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment and distributed by Warner Home Video. The films are part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies line, based on the comic books published by DC Comics, and feature plot elements inspired by The New 52 continuity. The continuity, established by crossing over common plot elements, settings, cast, and characters, was introduced in Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox,[1] which was released in 2013. Sequels to The Flashpoint Paradox, Son of Batman, and Justice League Dark co-exist with this continuity. The franchise has received positive reviews for its themes and creative direction, and has obtained high sales. As of 2020, sixteen films have been distributed. Justice League Dark: Apokolips War marks the final film of this specific line.

Development[edit]

The franchise is loosely based on a set of New 52 storylines from the DC Universe. Following a teaser in the franchise's first film Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, a five-film story arc loosely based on the "Darkseid War" series written by Geoff Johns, started from Justice League: War and was later revisited in The Death of Superman, Reign of the Supermen and concluded in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the sequel to 2017's Justice League Dark. The franchise heavily focuses on Batman and his son Damian Wayne, the latter of whom becomes the new Robin in this continuity.

The franchise also includes four Batman and Justice League films: Son of Batman in 2014,[2] Batman vs. Robin in 2015,[3] Batman: Bad Blood in 2016,[4] and Batman: Hush in 2019,[5] Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Justice League: War, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and Justice League vs. Teen Titans, two Justice League Dark films: Justice League Dark in 2017 and Justice League Dark: Apokolips War in 2020, two Superman films: The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen and one Suicide Squad (Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay) one Teen Titans (Teen Titans: The Judas Contract) and one Wonder Woman: (Wonder Woman: Bloodlines).

Films[edit]

Film U.S. release date Director(s) Writer(s) Story by Producer(s)
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox July 30, 2013 (2013-07-30) Jay Oliva Heath Corson James Tucker
Justice League: War February 4, 2014 (2014-02-04) Jim Krieg
Son of Batman April 22, 2014 (2014-04-22) Ethan Spaulding Joe R. Lansdale James Robinson
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis January 13, 2015 (2015-01-13) Heath Corson
Batman vs. Robin April 7, 2015 (2015-04-07) Jay Oliva J. M. DeMatteis
Batman: Bad Blood January 20, 2016 (2016-01-20)
Justice League vs. Teen Titans March 29, 2016 (2016-03-29) Sam Liu Bryan Q. Miller and Alan Burnett Bryan Q. Miller
Justice League Dark January 24, 2017 (2017-01-24) Jay Oliva Ernie Altbacker J. M. DeMatteis and Ernie Altbacker
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract April 4, 2017 Sam Liu Ernie Altbacker
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay March 27, 2018 Alan Burnett Sam Liu
The Death of Superman July 24, 2018 Sam Liu and James Tucker Peter J. Tomasi Sam Liu and Amy McKenna
Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie October 9, 2018 Doug Murphy J.M. DeMatteis Butch Lukic
Reign of the Supermen January 29, 2019 Sam Liu Tim Sheridan and Jim Krieg James Tucker
Batman: Hush July 20, 2019 Justin Copeland Ernie Altbacker Amy McKenna
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines October 5, 2019 Sam Liu and Justin Copeland Mairghread Scott William Moulton Marston and H. G. Peter Sam Liu and Amy McKenna
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War May 5, 2020 Matt Peters and Christina Sotta Christina Sotta and Ernie Altbacker James Tucker

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)[edit]

Barry Allen wakes up in an alternate timeline, later known as Flashpoint, where he isn’t The Flash and meets Thomas Wayne, who is the Batman of the timeline. As he works his way to restore his old timeline, Barry must also contend with Professor Zoom, who appears to be behind everything.

The film was released on DVD and Blu-Ray July 30, 2013 and is based on the comic book series "Flashpoint" by Geoff Johns.

Justice League: War (2014)[edit]

When the Mad Dark and Demon Titan and New God Darkseid comes to invade Earth, Batman, Green Lantern, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Shazam and Cyborg come together to save the Earth.

The film was released on January 21, 2014 and is based on the comic book “Justice League: Origin” by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee. It features the voice talents of Jason O'Mara as Batman, Alan Tudyk as Superman, Michelle Monaghan as Wonder Woman, Christopher Gorham as The Flash, Justin Kirk as Green Lantern, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Sean Astin as Shazam, Steven Blum as Darkseid, and Rocky Carroll as Dr. Silas Stone.[6] A sequel to the film, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, was released January 13, 2015.

Son of Batman (2014)[edit]

Gotham City-based vigilante Batman discovers he has a son Damian Wayne trained by the League of Assassins as Slade Wilson vows revenge on Damian for being chosen to be the heir of the League instead of him.

The film was released on April 22, 2014 and is based on the comic book “Batman and Son” by Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert. The film introduces Damian Wayne to the universe. A sequel to the film, Batman vs. Robin, was released on April 22, 2015.

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015)[edit]

Arthur Curry, the half-Atlantean Prince of Atlantis, teams up with the newly found Justice League to stop his brother Orm from going to war with the surface world after blaming them for the death of his father it was Orm's lies after he attacked Atlantis killed his mother and Darkseid who killed Orm's father.

The film was released on January 13, 2015 and is based on comic book “Throne of Atlantis” by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis. The film introduces Aquaman to the universe. A tie-in film titled Nightwing and Robin was released set during the events of the film.[7]

Batman vs. Robin (2015)[edit]

Damian Wayne, Bruce's son and now the current Robin, becomes angered at his father's moral code. He trains with the mysterious assassin Talon to become a member of the Court of Owls, a secret organisation lurking in the shadows of Gotham.

The film was released on April 7, 2015. The film features the Court of Owls. The film is loosely based on the comic book “Batman: The Court of Owls”,[8] as well as sharing influences from "Batman and Robin: Born to Kill".[9] A sequel to the film, Batman: Bad Blood, was released in January 2016

Batman: Bad Blood (2016)[edit]

With Batman missing, Damian returns from his isolation, Dick Grayson takes up the mantle of Batman and an aspiring Batwoman emerges, while a new enemy called the Heretic and Damian’s mother Talia al Ghul plots to destroy Gotham.

The film was released on January 20, 2016. It features an original story by J.M. DeMatteis. It introduces Batwoman and Batwing to the universe.[10][11] Batgirl (Barbara Gordon in the Burnside costume) also makes a non-speaking cameo appearance at the very end of the movie, right before the end credits.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016)[edit]

Following a demonic attack on Earth, the demon Trigon re-emerges prompting the Teen Titans to team up with the Justice League.

The film premiered at WonderCon in Los Angeles on March 26, 2016. It introduces the Teen Titans to the universe.[12] It features an original story by Bryan Q. Miller.

Justice League Dark (2017)[edit]

Batman is sent to find John Constantine after a supernatural threat occurs in Metropolis, who recruits a group of other magical heroes to fight the being Doctor Destiny, revealed to be behind the threats.

The film was released digitally on January 24, 2017 and on DVD and Blu-ray on February 7, 2017.[13][14][15] It is an adaptation of Peter Milligan's "Justice League Dark" series and introduces the team of the same name to the universe.[16]

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)[edit]

Cult leader Brother Blood hires Deathstroke to capture the Titans, who have been spied on by a mole revealed to be their new member Terra, to be part of an experiment that will supposedly make Blood a god.

The film was released April 4, 2017 and is based on the comic book "The Judas Contract" by Marv Wolfman and George Perez.

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)[edit]

Amanda Waller recruits a group of criminals led by Floyd Lawton to retrieve a magical “Get Out Of Hell Free” card which is also being hunted by immortal being Vandal Savage and speedster Professor Zoom, who survived his death in the alternate timeline Flashpoint.

The film was announced at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con and was released on DVD and Blu-ray on April 10, 2018. It features an original story by Alan Burnett.

The Death of Superman (2018)[edit]

After a monster crash lands on Earth and severly weakens the Justice League, Superman becomes their only hope in defeating it but at a life threatening cost.

Despite the story being previously adapted in the first DC Universe Animated Original Movie (though not in the DCAMU), Superman: Doomsday, this said, the movie greatly altered and condensed the original comic story to fit it within a 75-minute runtime. The Death of Superman was written to be much more faithful to the original story; according to DC's Tim Beedle, the film is "much less condensed and will include many of the fan-favorite moments from the story that were left out of Doomsday".[17]

Reign of the Supermen (2019)[edit]

Six months following the death of Superman, four new Supermen have emerged and become controversial to the world as they battle to become the next Superman. One of the Supermen - Cyborg Superman is being controlled by Darkseid from Apokolips to invade the world.

Reign of the Supermen is the second part of a two-part film that started with The Death of Superman and was released in January 2019. The film is based on the comic storyline of the same name which was a follow up to The Death of Superman comic. The film features Superboy, Steel, the Eradicator and Cyborg Superman.[18] It was released digitally on January 15, 2019 and was released on Blu-ray and DVD January 29.[19]

Batman: Hush (2019)[edit]

A mysterious vigilante calling himself “Hush” threatens Batman’s life as he develops a romantic relationship with reformed thief Catwoman.

The film was announced at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2018, it was released digitally on July 19, 2019 and was released on Blu-ray and DVD on August 6, 2019.[20][21][22] It stars Jason O'Mara as Batman, Geoffrey Arend as Hush, Jerry O'Connell as Superman and Jennifer Morrison as Catwoman.[23][24] The film is based on the comic book of the same name.

Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019)[edit]

Wonder Woman, who has been an aspiring superheroine for five years, goes up against a criminal organisation known as Villainy Inc. consisting of villains from her past who plot to destroy the island of Themyscira and take over the Amazons' technology.

The film was announced at San Diego Comic-Con in July 2018. It was released October 5, 2019 on digital platforms and was released October 22, 2019 on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray. Rosario Dawson reprises her role as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman from previous films.[25]

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020)[edit]

The Justice League, Teen Titans, and Suicide Squad team up against one final battle against Darkseid, who has successfully conquered Earth.

The film was announced July 2019 during San Diego Comic-Con.[26] Previous DCAMU voice actors are set to reprise their roles from previous films with Hynden Walch replacing Tara Strong as Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay.[27] It released on digital platforms on May 5, 2020, and is scheduled to be released on 4k/Blu-Ray DVD on May 19, 2020.[28] Christina Sotta and Ernie Altbacker provided the script while Matt Peters and Sotta directed the film. It is the final film in the DC Animated Movie Universe.[29]

Expanded setting[edit]

Nightwing and Robin[edit]

A 1 minute short film set during the events of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. The two main characters are called upon by Batman to find and capture the Scarecrow (voiced by Michael Rosenbaum) since he had to help the Justice League. While Jason O'Mara reprises Batman in this short, only his voice is heard while Nightwing and Robin have no dialogue.[30]

Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans[edit]

The DCAMU versions of Nightwing, Cyborg, Starfire, Beast Boy and Raven appear in Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans, with Sean Maher briefly reprising his role as Nightwing. They first appear when the two Titans teams from the 2003 Teen Titans animated series and the 2013 Teen Titans Go! animated series are escaping from Santa Claus by traveling to alternate universes. They are later summoned to fight alongside the Titans of Infinite Earths against Hexagon.

Timeline[edit]

In the DCAMU, the films never make their exact years known. However, many continuity errors are shown in this franchise including the opening scene of Teen Titans: The Judas Contract taking place five years earlier before Justice League: War stating that the Teen Titans were established before the Justice League while the prologue of Wonder Woman: Bloodlines takes place during the Parademon attack from Justice League: War which also features the first meeting between Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor, however, in Justice League: War it shows that they have known each other for a while. It is also unclear when in the timeline Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox takes place as Batman’s new suit featured in Batman: Hush was shown at the end of the film showing possibility that the former is set before the latter. The former film’s events are also revisited in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay with the Reverse-Flash surviving Flashpoint Batman’s gunshot to his forehead. A time jump of two years is featured in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War from 2020 to 2022. Later in the film, the events of Flashpoint was revisited again when John Constantine frees Flash from his slavery of Darkseid. Following the League’s defeat against Darkseid, Flash resets the timeline once again creating a second Flashpoint.

Despite Justice League Dark: Apokolips War being the final film in the franchise, a new dc animated film titled Superman: Man of Tomorrow will be released although it hasn’t been revealed whether it will be continued from this timeline or set up a completely new franchise and timeline.

Year(s) Feature films
2012 Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (prologue)
2014 Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (prologue/flashbacks only), Justice League: War, Son of Batman
2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, Nightwing and Robin, Batman vs. Robin
2016 Batman: Bad Blood, Justice League vs. Teen Titans
2017 Justice League Dark, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
2018 Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, The Death of Superman, Constantine: City of Demons
2019 Reign of the Supermen, Batman: Hush, Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
2020 Justice League Dark: Apokolips War.’’(prologue)
2022 Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

Comic books[edit]

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay[edit]

The digital-first series Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay was released on March 21, 2018, and features 12 digital issues. It serves as a sequel to the film of the same name.[31][32]

The Death of Superman: Part 1[edit]

On August 1, 2018, DC announced a 12-part, weekly digital comic series titled The Death of Superman: Part 1.[33] This series, written by veteran Superman writer Louise Simonson serves as a prequel to the film. Some aspects of the series contradict events previously established in the DC Animated Movie Universe, most notably the Parademon invasion as depicted in Justice League: War.

In the US, retailer Best Buy offered an exclusive "Deluxe Edition" Blu-ray containing a hardcover graphic novel titled The Death of Superman: The Wake,[34] which compiles the last four chapters of the series. In these chapters, Superman's colleagues share memories of their friend as they clean up the debris of the damaged Hall of Justice.

Future[edit]

In September 2017, writer J.M. DeMatteis responded to a question on twitter regarding a Batman film for the DCAMU continuity:

Actually, I'd like to adapt my Batman story "Going Sane." I think it'd make a great movie."[35]

He later responded to another comment on the thread expressing interest in a New Gods movie:

"A story NOT written by me? New Gods!".[36]

As of 2020, no other reports on the films have been expressed nor if they will see the light of day due to Justice League Dark: Apokolips War being the last film within the DCAMU continuity.[29] However, in May 2020, screenwriter Ernie Altbacker teased the possibility of a new project related to that continuity. He stated:

"I think that the way we ended it... it’s really like a tough balancing act: It ends something on a bittersweet yet hopeful note, and I’ll just say, people who are saying, “Oh man, we’re not going to get anymore of these!” ...you’re not losing something, you’re gaining something new..."[37]

Series[edit]

On March 24, 2018, the CW seed released a five episode animated miniseries titled Constantine: City of Demons written by J. M. DeMatteis, sharing continuity with Justice League Dark. Matt Ryan reprises his role as John Constantine. On October 9, the series was re-released as a film as an extended version for DVD and Blu-Ray and later split into two as two episodes on January 19, 2019 on CW seed.

Recurring cast and characters[edit]

Character Justice League:
The Flashpoint Paradox

(2013)
Justice League:
War

(2014)
Son of Batman
(2014)
Justice League:
Throne of Atlantis

(2015)
Nightwing and Robin
(2015)
Batman vs. Robin
(2015)
Batman: Bad Blood
(2016)
Justice League vs. Teen Titans
(2016)
Justice League Dark
(2017)
Teen Titans:
The Judas Contract

(2017)
Suicide Squad:
Hell to Pay

(2018)
The Death of Superman
(2018)
Reign of the Supermen
(2019)
Batman:
Hush

(2019)
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
(2019)
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
(2020)
Justice League
Barry Allen
Flash
Justin Chambers Christopher Gorham   Christopher Gorham   Christopher Gorham Non-speaking   Christopher Gorham   Christopher Gorham
Billy Batson
Shazam
Jennifer Hale
(as Billy Batson)

Steven Blum
(as Captain Thunder)
Zach Callison
(as Billy Batson)

Sean Astin
(as Shazam)
  Zach Callison
(as Billy Batson)

Sean Astin
(as Shazam)
  Sean Astin
Arthur Curry
Aquaman
Cary Elwes   Matt Lanter DJ Price
(as Young Arthur)
  Non-speaking   Matt Lanter   Non-speaking
Mera Non-speaking   Sumalee Montano   Non-speaking   Non-speaking
Diana Prince
Wonder Woman
Vanessa Marshall Michelle Monaghan   Rosario Dawson   Rosario Dawson   Rosario Dawson   Rosario Dawson
Clark Kent
Superman
Sam Daly Alan Tudyk   Jerry O'Connell   Jerry O'Connell   Jerry O'Connell   Jerry O'Connell
Hal Jordan
Green Lantern
Nathan Fillion Justin Kirk   Nathan Fillion   Nathan Fillion   Non-speaking
Victor Stone
Cyborg
Michael B. Jordan Shemar Moore   Shemar Moore   Shemar Moore Non-speaking   Shemar Moore   Shemar Moore
Bruce Wayne
Batman
Kevin Conroy Jason O'Mara   Jason O'Mara   Jason O'Mara
J'onn J'onzz
Martian Manhunter
  Non-speaking   Nyambi Nyambi   Non-speaking
Hawkman   Non-speaking   Non-speaking   Non-speaking
Bat-Family
Kate Kane
Batwoman
  Yvonne Strahovski   Non-speaking
Luke Fox
Batwing
  Gaius Charles   Non-speaking
Barbara Gordon
Batgirl
  Non-speaking   Peyton List   Non-speaking
Teen Titans
Dick Grayson
Nightwing
  Sean Maher   Non-speaking Sean Maher   Sean Maher   Sean Maher   Non-speaking
Damian Wayne
Robin
  Stuart Allan   Non-speaking Stuart Allan   Stuart Allan   Non-speaking   Stuart Allan   Stuart Allan
Princess Koriand'r
Starfire
  Non-speaking Kari Wahlgren   Kari Wahlgren   Non-speaking
Garfield Logan
Beast Boy
  Brandon Soo Hoo   Brandon Soo Hoo   Non-speaking
Rachel Roth
Raven
  Taissa Farmiga   Taissa Farmiga   Taissa Farmiga
Jaime Reyes
Blue Beetle
  Jake T. Austin   Jake T. Austin   Non-speaking
Tara Markov
Terra
  Non-speaking   Christina Ricci  
Roy Harper
Speedy
  Crispin Freeman   Non-speaking
Karen Beecher
Bumblebee
  Masasa Moyo   Non-speaking
Wonder Girl
Donna Troy
  Non-speaking   Non-speaking
Superboy
Connor Kent
  Non-speaking Cameron Monaghan   Non-speaking
Justice League Dark
John Constantine   Matt Ryan   Matt Ryan
Zatanna   Camilla Luddington   Camilla Luddington
Jason Blood
Etrigan the Demon
Dee Bradley Baker   Ray Chase   Ray Chase
Dr. Alec Holland
Swamp Thing
  Roger Cross   Roger Cross
Boston Brand
Deadman
  Nicholas Turturro  
Black Orchid   Colleen Villard   Non-speaking
Green Lantern Corps
John Stewart
Green Lantern
  Roger Cross   Roger Cross
Suicide Squad
Amanda Waller   Vanessa Williams   Vanessa Williams  
Harley Quinzel
Harley Quinn
  Tara Strong   Hynden Walch   Hynden Walch
Captain Boomerang James Patrick Stuart   Liam McIntyre   Liam McIntyre
Black Manta Non-speaking   Harry Lennix   Dave Fennoy   Non-speaking
Cheetah
Barbara Ann Minerva
  Non-speaking   Non-speaking   Kimberly Brooks Non-speaking
Bane   Adam Gifford   Non-speaking
Supervillains
Professor Zoom
Eobard Thawne
C. Thomas Howell   C. Thomas Howell  
Lex Luthor Steven Blum   Steve Blum   Steve Blum   Rainn Wilson   Rainn Wilson
Slade Wilson
Deathstroke
Ron Perlman   Thomas Gibson   Miguel Ferrer Non-speaking  
Orm
Ocean Master
James Patrick Stuart Steve Blum   Sam Witwer  
Darkseid   Steve Blum   Tony Todd   Tony Todd
Trigon   Jon Bernthal   John DiMaggio
Ra's al Ghul   Giancarlo Esposito   Terrence C. Carson  
Talia al Ghul   Morena Baccarin   Non-speaking Morena Baccarin  
The Joker   Dee Bradley Baker   Non-speaking   Jason Spisak  
Harvey Dent
Two-Face
  Non-speaking   Dave Boat   Non-speaking  
Clayface Non-speaking   Adam Gifford  
Victor Fries
Mr. Freeze
(weapon cameo)   Non-speaking  
Penguin   Non-speaking   Non-speaking  
Dr. Jonathan Crane
Scarecrow
  Michael Rosenbaum   Chris Cox  
Blockbuster   John DiMaggio   Dave Fennoy  
Weather Wizard   Rick D. Wasserman   Non-speaking
Dabney Donovan   Trevor Devall  
Hank Henshaw
Cyborg Superman
  Patrick Fabian  
Lady Shiva   Sachie Alessio   Sachie Alessio
Giganta   Kimberly Brooks Non-speaking
Other characters
Batman
Thomas Wayne
Kevin McKidd   Non-speaking   Kevin Conroy   Non-speaking   Non-speaking
Joker
Martha Wayne
Grey DeLisle   Non-speaking
Joe Chill Non-speaking   Non-speaking
Lois Lane Dana Delany Non-speaking   Juliet Landau   Rebecca Romijn   Rebecca Romijn
General Lane Danny Huston   Jay K. Johnson  
Steve Trevor James Patrick Stuart George Newbern   George Newbern   Non-speaking   Jeffrey Donovan  
Jimmy Olsen   Non-speaking   Patrick Cavanaugh   Max Mittelman  
Silas Stone   Rocky Carroll   Non-speaking   Rocky Carroll  
Sarah Charles   Melique Berger   Melique Berger   Non-speaking  
Alfred Pennyworth   David McCallum   David McCallum James Garrett   Non-speaking   James Garrett  
James Gordon   Bruce Thomas   Non-speaking Bruce Thomas   Bruce Thomas  
John Henry Irons
Steel
  Khary Payton   Cress Williams   Non-speaking
Cat Grant   Toks Olagundoye  
Martha Kent   Jennifer Hale  
Jonathan Kent   Paul Eiding  
Bibbo Bibbowski   Charles Halford  
Mercy Graves   Erica Luttrell  
Perry White   Rocky Carroll  
Steve Lombard   Max Mittelman  

Crew[edit]

Crew Justice League:
The Flashpoint Paradox

(2013)
Justice League:
War

(2014)
Son of Batman
(2014)
Justice League:
Throne of Atlantis

(2015)
Batman vs. Robin
(2015)
Batman: Bad Blood
(2016)
Justice League vs. Teen Titans
(2016)
Justice League Dark
(2017)
Teen Titans:
The Judas Contract

(2017)
Suicide Squad:
Hell to Pay

(2018)
The Death of Superman
(2018)
Constantine:
City of Demons:
The Movie

(2018)
Reign of the Supermen
(2019)
Batman:
Hush

(2019)
Wonder Woman:
Bloodlines

(2019)
Justice League Dark:
Apokolips War

(2020)
Director Jay Oliva Ethan Spaulding Jay Oliva Sam Liu Jay Oliva Sam Liu Sam Liu and Justin Tucker Doug Murphy Sam Liu Justin Copeland Sam Liu and Justin Copeland Matt Peters and Christina Sotta
Producer James Tucker Sam Liu Sam Liu and Amy McKenna Butch Lukic James Tucker Amy McKenna Sam Liu and Amy McKenna James Tucker
Writer(s) Jim Krieg Heath Corson Joe R. Lansdale Heath Corson J. M. DeMatteis Alan Burnett and Bryan Q. Miller Ernie Altbacker Alan Burnett Peter J. Tomasi J. M. DeMatteis Tim Sheridan and Jim Krieg Ernie Altbacker Mairghread Scott
Composer Frederik Wiedmann Kevin Kliesch Frederik Wiedmann Robert J. Kral Frederik Wiedmann Robert J. Kral Frederik Wiedmann Kevin Riepl Frederik Wiedmann Robert J. Kral
Editor(s) Christopher D. Lozinski Al Bretienbach Christopher D. Lozinski Kyle Stafford James Tucker Christopher D. Lozinski
Production companies DC Entertainment
Warner Bros. Animation
DC Films
Warner Bros. Animation
Distributor Warner Home Video

Reception[edit]

Sales performances[edit]

Sales figures below represent DVD sales and, when available, Blu-ray sales in the United States. International sales, digital sales, and rentals are not included.

Title Release date Director(s) Gross in the 1st three weeks Gross total Ref.
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox July 30, 2013 Jay Oliva $2,961,561 $5,184,277 [38]
Justice League: War February 4, 2014 $3,119,314 $5,219,941 [39]
Son of Batman May 6, 2014 Ethan Spaulding $4,071,112 $6,933,575 [40]
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis January 27, 2015 $2,445,009[41] $4,554,413 [42]
Batman vs. Robin April 14, 2015 Jay Oliva $2,537,343 $4,186,872 [43]
Batman: Bad Blood February 2, 2016 $3,093,355 $4,704,603 [44]
Justice League vs. Teen Titans March 26, 2016 Sam Liu $2,522,134 $4,513,446 [45]
Justice League Dark January 24, 2017 Jay Oliva $1,286,255 $3,150,426 [46]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract April 18, 2017 Sam Liu $1,514,960 $3,159,717 [47]
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay March 27, 2018 $1,202,526 $2,803,774 [48]
The Death of Superman July 24, 2018 Sam Liu and Jake Castorena $4,219,828 $6,468,039 [49]
Constantine: City of Demons: The Movie October 9, 2018 Doug Murphy $750,022 $1,368,977 [50]
Reign of the Supermen January 15, 2019 Sam Liu N/A $3,163,749 [51]
Batman: Hush July 20, 2019 Justin Copeland $3,321,159 $3,598,138 [52]
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines October 5, 2019 Sam Liu $2,462,892 $2,462,892 [53]
Total: $29,723,280 $53,161,943
Average: $2,702,945 $4,244,950

Ratings[edit]

Film Rotten Tomatoes
Critic rating Average rating
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox 100% (5 reviews)[54] 7.6/10[54]
Justice League: War 50% (6 reviews)[55] 5.8/10[55]
Son of Batman 64% (11 reviews)[56] 6.4/10[56]
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis 57% (7 reviews)[57] 5.3/10[57]
Batman vs. Robin 100% (5 reviews)[58] 8.4/10[58]
Batman: Bad Blood 100% (5 reviews)[59] 7.6/10[59]
Justice League vs. Teen Titans 75% (4 reviews)[60] N/A
Justice League Dark 78% (9 reviews)[61] 7/10[61]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract 83% (6 reviews)[62] 7.6/10[62]
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay 88% (8 reviews)[63] 7.2/10[63]
The Death of Superman 93% (15 reviews)[64] 7.4/10[64]
Constantine: City of Demons: The Movie 100% (3 reviews)[65] 6.8/10[65]
Reign of the Supermen 93% (15 reviews)[64] 7.4/10[64]
Batman: Hush 88% (17 reviews)[66] 7/10[66]
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines 88% (8 reviews)[67] 7/10[67]

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

100% (8 reviews) N/A

See also[edit]

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