How to watch all DC Extended Universe movies in order
Sitting down to re-watch all of the DCEU movies this Christmas but not sure where to start? It could get messy deciding, but here's the accepted order.
Wonder Woman 1984 is nearly out in cinemas and on HBO Max. Wondering exactly how it slots into the rest of the series? Here’s all you need to know.
How to watch all DC extended universe movies in order of release
- Man of Steel (2013)
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
- Suicide Squad (2016)
- Wonder Woman (2017)
- Justice League (2017)
- Aquaman (2018)
- Shazam! (2019)
- Birds of Prey (2020)
- Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
DC extended universe movies yet to be released
- The Suicide Squad (2021)
- The Flash (2022)
- Aquaman 2 (2022)
- Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023)
- Black Adam (TBA)
How to watch all DC extended universe movies in chronological order
- Wonder Woman’s flashback scenes – 1914-18
Diana of Themyscira, an Amazon warrior who also is the demigoddess daughter of the god Zeus, uses her talents and abilities in order to help humanity during World War I.
- Wonder Woman 1984
Diana Prince comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds two formidable foes in the form of the Cheetah and Maxwell Lord.
- Man of Steel
Kal-El / Clark Kent, who arrived on Earth years ago as an child, from Krypton, struggles with the reason he was sent to Earth. Raised by his adoptive parents, Jonathan and Martha Kent, Clark adopts the persona "Superman", and learns if his abilities are meant to maintain peace or conquer the world.
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Gotham City-based vigilante Batman travels to Metropolis to pre-emptively combat Superman, fearing what would happen if the latter is kept unchecked, while another threat endangers humankind.
- Wonder Woman’s “modern day” scenes – see above
- Suicide Squad
After the death of Superman, a secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions and rescue the world from a powerful threat, in exchange for clemency.
- Birds of Prey
Since the events of Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn has left the Joker. When Cassandra Cain, a young girl, comes across a diamond belonging to crime lord Black Mask, Harley joins forces with Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya to help protect her.
- Justice League
Motivated by Superman's death at the hands of Doomsday, Batman and Wonder Woman assemble a team of metahumans to stop the threat of Steppenwolf, who is in search of three Mother Boxes scattered across Earth.
Arthur Curry, a half-Atlantean assistant lighthouse keeper, sets out to lead the underwater kingdom of Atlantis against his half-brother, King Orm, who seeks to unite the seven underwater kingdoms against the surface world.
By speaking "Shazam", Billy Batson, a 14-year-old foster child, can turn into an adult superhero, courtesy of an ancient wizard. He attempts to master his powers and defeat the evil forces controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.
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