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Old 02-08-2013, 05:19 PM   #401
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I rate the Batman animated movies like this;

1. TDKR (parts 1 and 2).
2. Under the Red Hood.
3. Batman Beyond Return of the Joker.
4. Batman Year 1.
5. Mask of the Phantasm.
6. Batman Beyond Rebirth.
7. Mystery of the Batwoman.
8. Sub Zero.
9. Gothem Knights.

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Old 02-08-2013, 10:21 PM   #402
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Excellent list. I pretty much agree as well.

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Old 02-09-2013, 09:46 AM   #403
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I wouldn't put Batman: Year One anywhere that high...

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Old 02-09-2013, 12:41 PM   #404
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Let's not have this thread go off topic, TDKR please. Not ranking the animated Batman.

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Old 02-09-2013, 01:17 PM   #405
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Definitely agree as well with that last.

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Old 02-09-2013, 01:59 PM   #406
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1. TDKR Parts 1 & 2
2. Batman Beyond Return of the Joker
3. Batman: Under the Red Hood.
4. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
5. Batman Beyond Rebirth
6. Batman Mr Freeze: Sub Zero
7. Batman Year One
8. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
9. Batman: Gotham Knight


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Let's not have this thread go off topic, TDKR please. Not ranking the animated Batman.
Firstly your not a mod and secondly it's not off topic really when people are saying where they rate it against the other films.

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Old 02-09-2013, 02:32 PM   #407
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Batman Mask Of Phantasm
Batman Beyond Return of Joker
BB:Rebirth
Red Hood
TDKR Part 1/2
Subzero
Gotham Knight(Great animation in some of them)
Batman vs Dracula
Mystery Of that Batwoman
Year One

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Superman vs the Elite
JL: Crisis on Two Earths
S/B Public Enemies
Red Hood
TDKR Part 1/2
Gotham Knight
Superman Doomsday
Year One
All Star Superman
B/S Apocalypse


I haven't seen the GL films in a while.

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Old 02-09-2013, 03:00 PM   #408
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Was Part 2 good? Have yet to watch it

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Mask Of The Phantasm
TDKReturns II
BB: Return Of The Joker
Year One
TDKReturns I
Sub Zero
Red Hood
Gotham Knight







Mystery Of The Batwoman (I haven't seen this since the initial viewing in what 2003?)

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Old 02-09-2013, 03:51 PM   #410
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Was Part 2 good? Have yet to watch it
It was brilliant. I loved it.

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Old 02-09-2013, 05:23 PM   #411
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Someone please start a "rank the batman animated films" thread! Please stay on topic here! Getting cluttered with lists! Boring.

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Old 02-09-2013, 05:50 PM   #412
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Then avoid the thread for a while if it bothers you that much...

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Old 02-09-2013, 07:18 PM   #413
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:43 AM   #414
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I had no idea Year One was so disliked.
As for Mask of the Phantasm (imho) it hasn't aged well.
By far the worst Batman DTV was Gothem Knights, I actually fell asleep a couple of times.

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Old 02-10-2013, 03:23 AM   #415
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I wouldn't put Batman: Year One anywhere that high...
I would, in fact, in Batman: Year One's defense...

Batman animated movies:
1. Batman: Year One
2. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 2
3. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 1
4. The Batman/Superman Movie
5. Batman: SubZero
6. Batman: Gotham Knight
7. Batman: Mystery Of The Batwoman
8. Batman Vs. Dracula
9. Batman: Under the Red Hood
10. Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm
11. Batman: Return Of The Joker

Batman live-action movies:
1. Batman Returns
2. Batman
3. Batman Begins
4. The Dark Knight
5. The Dark Knight Rises
6. Adam West's Batman: The Movie
7. Batman Forever
8. Batman & Robin

Batman live-action movie serials:
1. The Batman
2. Batman and Robin

Batman television series:
1. Batman: The Animated Series
2. The Adventures of Batman & Robin
3. The New Batman Adventures
4. Adam West's Batman
5. Adam West's New Adventures of Batman
6. Batman: The Brave and the Bold
7. The Adventures of Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
8. The Batman
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:33 AM   #416
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Want to see discussion on TDKR merits' not lists. The ranking idea is great, but should have it's own thread, believe you me' it will soon get boring to look at' if it ends up page after page.
And now' Man-bat, you have increased the lists.

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Telling people to change the trajectory of the thread topic never helps. You have to change the subject yourself, and you're not.

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Want to see discussion on TDKR merits' not lists. The ranking idea is great, but should have it's own thread, believe you me' it will soon get boring to look at' if it ends up page after page.
And now' Man-bat, you have increased the lists.
I think I exhausted the momentary ranking comparisons, rather than fueled it. The discussion will likely soon move past ranking comparisons.

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Yeah, I noticed they didn't go with first person narration, but they did keep many elements of the actual story in there.

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Want to see discussion on TDKR merits' not lists. The ranking idea is great, but should have it's own thread, believe you me' it will soon get boring to look at' if it ends up page after page.
And now' Man-bat, you have increased the lists.
You're not a mod, I don't see your problem with it, it's still in topic cause people are saying here they rank it.

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Old 02-11-2013, 03:31 AM   #422
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I had no idea Year One was so disliked.
As for Mask of the Phantasm (imho) it hasn't aged well.
By far the worst Batman DTV was Gothem Knights, I actually fell asleep a couple of times.
LOL I thought i was the only one who did on Gotham Knights.Now some are really good but some could have been used on BTAS.

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Year One just kind of sat there on the screen... slavishly following the source material with no real thought or passion.

The one praise I'd give the movie is Bryan Cranston.

On the other hand, The Dark Knight Returns was not only a better movie but actually improved on the book itself. No mean feat. It was exciting, interesting, passionate and engaging. Everything Year One was not.

Ironically, in graphic novel form, I much prefer Year One to TDKR.

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For me it's...


1. Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm
2. Batman: Return Of The Joker
3. Batman: Year One
4. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 1
5. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 2
6. Batman: Under the Red Hood
7. Batman: SubZero
8. Batman: Gotham Knight
9. Batman: Mystery Of The Batwoman
10. The Batman/Superman Movie
11. Batman Vs. Dracula

I don't think anything will ever take away my number one spot.

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What about Batman & Robin: Animated?

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