9. Joker (2019)
Joker accomplishes something that, in the post-Nolan era, seemed almost impossible, if nothing else.
At this point, it's probably difficult to avoid creating a jet-black, depressing Batman movie — unless, of course, you're purposefully going in the opposite direction.
7. Batman (1989)
"The Joker is extravagant. Batman desires to remain anonymous. In his 1989 blockbuster, Tim Burton described the main characters as "fighters."
It was the final Batman film that Tim Burton was ever given permission to make, and that seems to have been Burton's only goal.
5. Wonder Woman (2017) Marvel has long since eaten DC's lunch, but Warner Bros. can always use this as leverage against its rival: It created the first superhero driven by women.
Christopher Reeve later on in life revealed the secret to portraying the Man of Steel. He said to Esquire, "Superman is a large fish in a little pond.
3. Batman Begins (2005)
Here, Christopher Nolan made it clear that he wasn't going to be reduced to making only brilliant little puzzle movies.
Superman II ranks highly on the list of notable successes in the annals of high-budget rescue efforts.
The Dark Knight may be among the most quotable superhero films, in addition to being one of the most memorable.