How to Watch DC Movies in Order

Watch your favorite DC heroes on HBO Max or Amazon Prime

What to Know

  • To watch chronologically, start with Wonder Woman, then view Man of Steel, Batman vs. Superman, and Justice League.
  • To watch in release order, start with Man of Steel and Batman vs. Superman, then Suicide Squad (2016) and Wonder Woman.
  • You can find and watch these movies online on Amazon Prime and HBO Max.

If you want to watch all the DC Extended Universe movies, you can find them on Amazon Prime and/or HBO Max. There are a couple of ways you can watch these films. First, there is the actual chronological order that the movies take place, and then there's the order of their release.

These are all movies of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and do not include standalone movies or series such as Joker, The Dark Knight, or animated DC movies or shows.

How to Watch DC Movies in Chronological Order

Although many more films include DC characters, the DCEU is an interconnected series involving popular DC universe heroes. They began in 2010 with Man of Steel, and each movie within the DCEU is connected. So, there is a chronological order in which you can watch them.

If you want to see the DC movies in the order of events within the actual DC universe, you'll want to follow this list.

Movie Chronology Where to Watch
Wonder Woman 1918 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Wonder Woman 1984 1984 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Man of Steel 2013 Amazon Prime
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2013-2015 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Suicide Squad 2016 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Justice League 2017 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Zack Snyder's Justice League 2017 HBO Max
Aquaman 2018 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Shazam! 2019 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Birds of Prey 2020 Amazon Prime HBO Max
The Suicide Squad 2021 Amazon Prime HBO Max

How to Watch DC Movies in Order of Release

You may instead want to view the DC movies in order of their production and release in theaters. This order is a little different than watching them chronologically, so follow the list below to watch them in order of release.

Movie Release Date Where to Watch
Man of Steel 2013 Amazon Prime
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Suicide Squad 2016 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Wonder Woman 2017 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Justice League 2017 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Aquaman 2018 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Shazam! 2019 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Birds of Prey 2020 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Wonder Woman 1984 2020 Amazon Prime HBO Max
Zack Snyder's Justice League 2021 HBO Max
The Suicide Squad 2021 Amazon Prime HBO Max

Future DC Movies

There are also many more DCEU movies planned for release in the future. Here is a list of them, when we expect them to be released if known, and where they occur within the DCEU timeline.

Movie Release Date Chronological Order
Black Adam July 29, 2022 Pre-Justice League
The Flash November 4, 2022
Aquaman 2 December 16, 2022 Sequel to Aquaman
Shazam! Fury of the Gods June 2, 2023 Sequel to Shazam!
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