Every DC Movie Streaming on Netflix, Amidst the Major Reboot Under James Gunn

Published 12/03/2023, 3:07 AM EST

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James Gunn turned the world of fans upside down when he announced the reboot of the DC Extended Universe. The new CEO promised new exciting things like comic-accurate instances and the return of the beloved characters in a new light. This transformation will mark a new dawn for superheroes like Superman whom Henry Cavill embodied previously. Though fans have grown excited about what the director has stored in the box for them, they cannot overlook the legacy DCEU left behind.

Fans still like to watch all the old films that introduced them to their beloved superheroes. Therefore, for viewers who are craving a taste of that thrilling cinematic experience, Netflix has got it covered for them.

Movies DC fans should not miss on Netflix 

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DC fans who have been planning to stay home this holiday season can assemble their squad to stream this roster of 12 films available on Netflix. From Robert Pattinson’s The Batman to the Margot Robbie–led Birds of Prey, here is the full rundown of action-packed DCEU movies available on Netflix.

The Batman (2022)

Based on the DC Comics character Batman, this film depicts the superhero hunting for a killer. However, this quest takes him to the corrupt underworld in Gotham City, which turns out to be more entwined than he imagined. The movie was a massive success, grossing over $750 million worldwide, and Pattinson received praise for his impeccable performance.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Directed by Zack Snyder, this film features Batman and Superman together, but against each other. It also marked the first live-action cinematic portrayal of Wonder Woman. The emblematic cast includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, and Diane Lane among others.

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Bird of Prey (2020)

This movie features Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, who joins forces with Helena Bertinelli, Dinah Lance, and Renee Montoya to rescue Cassandra Cain from the clutches of Roman Sionis, the crime lord of Gotham City. It received positive reviews from critics and viewers garnering over $200 million at the box office.

Black Adam (2022)

This film revolves around Teth Adam, an ancient superhuman who breaks out of his magical prison. A champion wielding godly powers straddles the line of morality after his freedom while the Justice Society tries to stop him. Creators teased the second installment of this movie in a post-credit scene depicting Henry Cavill’s Superman. However, the reboot of the franchise benched the project.

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Man of Steel (2013)

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For fans who have been missing Cavill’s version of Superman after his exit from DC, this might be the right time to walk down the memories aisle with his debut film in the role of Superman. The streaming giant has listed this film among the bevvy of its action thriller content. So dive back into the time when Clark Kent sprang into action to save Earth from evil forces.

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As for the DC reboot, James Gunn has been working on Superman Legacy and recently retreated to the cast rumors of Michael Rooker in the film. After a lot of chatter about the actor who could be playing General Sam Lane in the upcoming film, the director confirmed Rooker would not be a part of this project. While Gunn continues to add elements to his revamped DC, fans can go back and add a star to the old DCEU movies.

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Which of the mentioned DC movies are you excited to watch? Drop your comments below!

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an experienced entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, having contributed over 1000 articles to the platform. She holds a Master's degree in English Literature from a prestigious university and has honed her writing skills over three years. Shikha's forte lies in crafting thought-provoking pieces about the lives of pop culture icons.

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