Culture News Netflix Batman: 15 films and series on the Dark Knight and DC intended for fans
Published on 23/10/2022 at 14:45
Do you miss the dark knight? No worries, the JV editorial staff invites you to discover the works directly or indirectly related to the Batman and DC universe available on Netflix. Whether you prefer tight lycra or high-tech Batsuit, there will be something for everyone!
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Batman Live Action movies and series
On Netflix, there are in all and for all four works centered directly on Batman and his universe. Indeed, the American SVOD platform has seen its catalog crumble over the years. The opening of competing structures has pushed some franchises to migrate to other horizons. Despite this, you can still find Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on Netflix. The subject of the film? It’s in the title! A dantesque confrontation between the two headliners of the DC universe awaits you. Conversely, its prequel, Man of Steel, is no longer available. Other content set in the dark alleys of Gotham, the 5 seasons of the Gotham series are also available. Concluded for almost 3 years, Gotham contains a hundred episodes deciphering the life of the young commissioner J. Gordon. A length that has enough to fill your free time.
Animated works with the Dark Knight
On the animation side, we can find two atypical films on the American platform. Issued from a flagship toy license, LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Batman Justice League is a 22 minute short film. Released in 2014, it tells the story of a Justice League whose different members disappear one by one. From now on, only Batman will have to come to the aid of Superman and his other allies. Then, ”’Batman Ninja”’ takes over for an afternoon or evening. Lasting 1 hour and 25 minutes, we follow the adventure of a Batman transported despite himself in feudal Japan. However, the latter did not go there alone. Indeed, some of his most iconic adversaries have also suffered this unfortunate time travel. In a graphic style called cel-shading, this film is an American-Japanese collaboration.
Arrowverse & DC series
To further explore the Detective Comics franchise, there is plenty of content available on Netflix. Indeed, we find in particular the many main series of the Arrowverse. Among others, the selection ranges from Arrow, The Flash, Black Lighning et Supergirl passing through several superhero crossovers. For example, you can enjoy the first five seasons of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Other series related to the Batman or DC universe are also present. Robin and other young superheroes take over in the 37 available episodes of Titans. Lucifer is another DC character who had the right to his series for a total of 6 seasons.
DC Universe movies
Other works this time cinematographic are present on the Netflix catalog. Thus, DC Extended Universe films such as Shazam et Aquaman appear on the platform at the red N. In the first city, Billy Batson, 14, can turn into a superhero using a simple magic formula. Overpowered, he must fight against demons embodying the seven deadly sins. Then, the other feature film presents the life of Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman, during his fight against the Atlanteans. Raised by his father, he will be destined to become the king of this aquatic people. A viewing of this film could also be very useful to you. Indeed, the Batman embodied by Ben Affleck, should be present in the sequel to this film expected for 2023. Apart from this extended universe, two other feature films are also making an appearance. Thus, the critics Superman Returns et Green Lantern are available on the American SVOD service. It’s time to make up your own mind.
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