Home » Animations » DC Animated Movie Universe Watch Order And Timeline (New 52 DCAMU)

DC Animated Movie Universe Watch Order And Timeline (New 52 DCAMU)

All Amazon links on this post are affiliate links. If you buy anything on Amazon through the links on this post (not just items from this post), Amazon will pay me some coffee money (at no extra cost to you), which I promise to drink while creating more helpful content like this (All opinions on this site remain my own).

Welcome to CinemaHub’s Timeline of The New 52 DC Animated Movie Universe. Please, feel free to use and share the timeline. And if you prefer, you can also check out and download our DC Animated Movie Universe Infographic.

Enjoy!!!

1. Justice League: The Flashpoint (2013)

Flashpoint follows Barry Allen (The Flash) in a war-torn alternate timeline, where he teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to return home and restore the timeline.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Flashpoint ends the previous DC Animated Film continuity and starts the New 52 DCAU

Where To Watch:

2. Justice League: War (2014) 

Justice League: War, sees the World’s finest heroes come together to stop an alien invasion of Earth and form the Justice League.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Justice League: War is the 1st film set in the New 52 DC Animated Movie Universe formed by the Flashpoint Paradox. It sees Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and other notable DC Heroes meeting for the first time.

Where To Watch:

3. Son of Batman (2014)

Batman learns he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son, secretly raised by the terrorist group the League of Assassins. Son of Batman is the first appearance of Damian Wayne in the New 52 DCAU

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Explained in Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.

Where To Watch:




Watch The Boys Season 2 On Prime Video

DC Fandome: The Ultimate Fan Event We Hope to See More Of ( Cinema Hub)
DC Fandome: The Ultimate Fan Event We Hope To See More Of
4.  Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015)

When Atlantean troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Nightwing & Robin in a 45-second movie set during the events of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. The short-film sees Nightwing and Damian Wayne’s Robin (Who debuted back in Son of Batman) finishing the Scarecrow mission that Green Lantern interrupted in Throne of Atlantis—thus indicating that Son of Batman happened before this movie.

Nightwing & Robin, also sets up the next New 52 DC Animated movie, by giving us the first appearance of the Talons, who happen to be the enforcers of the Court Owls (The main villains of Batman vs. Robin).

Where To Watch:

5.  Batman vs. Robin (2015)

While Damian Wayne struggles to cope with Batman’s no-killing rule, he soon starts to believe that his destiny lies within a secret society known as The Court of Owls.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Explained in Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.

Where To Watch:

6.  Batman: Bad Blood (2016) 

Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman’s disappearance.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Batman: Bad Blood is a direct sequel to Batman vs. Robin that introduces Batwoman and Batwing to the New 52 DC Animated Movie Universe.

Where To Watch:

7. Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016)

Batman sends Robin to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior messes up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Justice League vs. Teen Titans is the first appearance of the Teen Titans in the New 52 DCAU.

Where To Watch:

8. Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay (2018)

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay follows Task Force X (their cooler name) as they try to retrieve a mysterious artifact to save their boss, Amanda Waller, from Hell.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Reverse-Flash (Eobard Thawne) recalls his death in Flashpoint by Thomas Wayne’s Batman. This flashback makes Hell to Pay a sequel to Flashpoint.
 
However, Amanda Waller mentions The Justice League, thereby placing Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay some time after Justice League: War. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:

9. Justice League Dark (2017)

Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains. This team of supernatural beings includes John Constantine, Zatanna, and Jason Blood, also known as the demon Etrigan.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Justice League Dark marks the first appearance of Zatanna, Constantine, Swamp Thing, and Etrigan in The New 52 DCAU.

At the end of Justice League Dark, Jason Blood dies. However, during The Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay tie in comic, Jason is still alive, which means that Hell to Pay takes place before Justice League Dark.

Where To Watch:


10. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)

Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke’s plans for the Titans?

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Judas Contract is a sequel to Justice League vs. Teen Titans. However, it picks up a couple of years later and with a new member on the team, Tara Markov.

Where To Watch:

11. The Death of Superman (2018) 

After a raging monster named Doomsday, decimates the joint force of the Justice League, it’s left to the Man of Steel to stop this force of destruction in the most epic showdown in the DC Animated Movie Universe.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

In the Death of Superman, we find out that Clark is now with Lois Lane. Their relationship is relevant because, as of Teen titans vs. Justice League, Superman was still in a relationship with Diana. This means the Super-couple must have split some time between Teen Titans Vs. Justice League and The Death of Superman. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:

12. Reign of The Supermen (2019)

As the world mourns the death of the Man of Steel, new heroes emerge, each claiming to be the real Superman reborn. But when a deadly threat uses Superman’s absence to target Earth, their powers are put to the ultimate test.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Reign of The Supermen is a direct sequel to Death of Superman, and it picks up a few months after The Man of Steel’s death.

Where To Watch:

13. Batman Hush (2019)

Batman: Hush sees a mysterious Villian use Catwoman, Riddler, Ra’s al Ghul, and several of Batman’s other enemies and allies in a game to create chaos in the Dark Knight’s life.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

During The Death of Superman, Clark reveals to Lois that he is Superman. And in Hush, Lois is still aware of this fact, meaning that Batman: Hush must take place after The events of Regin of The Supermen when Clark comes back.

We also find out that Lex Luthor is now a probationary member of the Justice League, which is a reference to then the end to Regin of The Supermen when Luthor joins the League. Read Our Full Review


Where To Watch:

14. Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019)

Wonder Woman tries to help a troubled young girl, Vanessa, who has fallen in with a deadly organization known as Villainy Inc. headed by Dr. Cyber.

Where To Watch:

15. Justice League Dark Apokolips War (2020)

Following the Earth’s Destruction, Apokolips War, sees the remaining superheroes regroup and take the War to Darkseid himself, in a final effort to save the world.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War ends the DC Animated movie Universe with another Flashpoint. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:

DCAU ELSE WORLD MOVIES

1. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker. At the same time, Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

Where To Watch:

2. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015)

In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC’s Trinity (Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman), who operate outside of the law, are framed for the murder of prominent scientists, and the government decides to take them out.

Where To Watch:

3. Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his fall into madness.

Where To Watch:

4. Batman Gotham By Gaslight (2018)

In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:

5. Batman Ninja (2018)

Batman Ninja sees the Dark Knight and a number of his adversaries transported from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:

6. Justice League: Fatal Five (2019)

The fate of the Earth hangs in the balance when the Justice League faces the Fatal Five, a time-traveling band who terrorizes Metropolis in search of the budding Green Lantern.

Where To Watch:

7. Superman Red Son (2020)

Superman: Red Son is an alternate take on the man of steel that portrays him as a Soviet hero after his rocket lands in the USSR. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:

Welcome to CinemaHub’s Timeline of The New 52 DC Animated Movie Universe. Please, feel free to use and share the timeline. And if you prefer, you can also check out and download our DC Animated Movie Universe Infographic.

Enjoy!!!

1. Justice League: The Flashpoint (2013)

Flashpoint follows Barry Allen (The Flash) in a war-torn alternate timeline, where he teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to return home and restore the timeline.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Flashpoint ends the previous DC Animated Film continuity and starts the New 52 DCAU

Where To Watch:

Justice League: War, sees the World’s finest heroes come together to stop an alien invasion of Earth and form the Justice League.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Justice League: War is the 1st film set in the New 52 DC Animated Movie Universe formed by the Flashpoint Paradox. It sees Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and other notable DC Heroes meeting for the first time.

Where To Watch:
 

2. Justice League: War (2014) 
3. Son of Batman (2014)

Batman learns he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son, secretly raised by the terrorist group the League of Assassins. Son of Batman is the first appearance of Damian Wayne in the New 52 DCAU

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Explained in Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.

Where To Watch:
 

Watch The Boys season 2 On Prime Video

DC Fandome: The Ultimate Fan Event We Hope To See More Of

4.  Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015

When Atlantian troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Nightwing & Robin in a 45-second movie set during the events of Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. The short-film sees Nightwing and Damian Wayne’s Robin (Who debuted back in Son of Batman) finishing the Scarecrow mission that Green Lantern interrupted in Throne of Atlantis—thus indicating that Son of Batman happened before this movie.

Nightwing & Robin, also sets up the next New 52 DC Animated movie, by giving us the first appearance of the Talons, who happen to be the enforcers of the Court Owls (The main villains of Batman vs. Robin).

Where To Watch:
 

While Damian Wayne struggles to cope with Batman’s no-killing rule, he soon starts to believe that his destiny lies within a secret society known as The Court of Owls.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Explained in Justice League: Throne of Atlantis.

Where To Watch:
 

5.  Batman vs. Robin (2015)
6.  Batman: Bad Blood (2016) 

Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman’s disappearance.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Batman: Bad Blood is a direct sequel to Batman vs. Robin that introduces Batwoman and Batwing to the New 52 DC Animated Movie Universe.

Where To Watch:

 

Batman sends Robin to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior messes up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Justice League vs. Teen Titans is the first appearance of the Teen Titans in the New 52 DCAU.

Where To Watch:
 

7. Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016)

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay follows Task Force X (their cooler name) as they try to retrieve a mysterious artifact to save their boss, Amanda Waller, from Hell.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Reverse-Flash (Eobard Thawne) recalls his death in Flashpoint by Thomas Wayne’s Batman. This flashback makes Hell to Pay a sequel to Flashpoint.
 
However, Amanda Waller mentions The Justice League, thereby placing Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay some time after Justice League: War. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:
 


Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains. This team of supernatural beings includes John Constantine, Zatanna, and Jason Blood, also known as the demon Etrigan.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Justice League Dark marks the first appearance of Zatanna, Constantine, Swamp Thing, and Etrigan in The New 52 DCAU.

At the end of Justice League Dark, Jason Blood dies. However, during The Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay tie in comic, Jason is still alive, which means that Hell to Pay takes place before Justice League Dark.

Where To Watch:
 

9. Justice League Dark (2017)
10. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)

Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke’s plans for the Titans?

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Judas Contract is a sequel to Justice League vs. Teen Titans. However, it picks up a couple of years later and with a new member on the team, Tara Markov.

Where To Watch:
 

   

After a raging monster named Doomsday, decimates the joint force of the Justice League, it’s left to the Man of Steel to stop this force of destruction in the most epic showdown in the DC Animated Movie Universe.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

In the Death of Superman, we find out that Clark is now with Lois Lane. Their relationship is relevant because, as of Teen titans vs. Justice League, Superman was still in a relationship with Diana. This means the Super-couple must have split sometime between Teen titans vs. Justice League and the Death of Superman. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:
 

12. Reign of The Supermen (2019)

As the world mourns the death of the Man of Steel, new heroes emerge, each claiming to be the real Superman reborn. But when a deadly threat uses Superman’s absence to target Earth, their powers are put to the ultimate test.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

Reign of The Supermen is a direct sequel to Death of Superman, and it picks up a few months after The Man of Steel’s death.

Where To Watch:
 

Batman: Hush sees a mysterious Villian use Catwoman, Riddler, Ra’s al Ghul, and several of Batman’s other enemies and allies in a game to create chaos in the Dark Knight’s life.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:

During The Death of Superman, Clark reveals to Lois that he is Superman. And in Hush, Lois is still aware of this fact, meaning that Batman: Hush must take place after The events of Regin of The Supermen when Clark comes back.

We also find out that Lex Luthor is now a probationary member of the Justice League, which is a reference to then the end to Regin of The Supermen when Luthor joins the League. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:
 

14. Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019)

Wonder Woman tries to help a troubled young girl, Vanessa, who has fallen in with a deadly organization known as Villainy Inc., headed by Dr. Cyber.

Where To Watch:
 

Following the Earth’s Destruction, Apokolips War sees the remaining superheroes regroup and take the War to Darkseid himself, in a final effort to save the world.

How it Fits Into The Timeline:
Justice League Dark: Apokolips War ends the DC Animated movie Universe with another Flashpoint. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:
 

DCAU ELSE WORLD MOVIES

1. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker. At the same time, Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

Where To Watch:
 

In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC’s Trinity (Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman), who operate outside of the law, are framed for the murder of prominent scientists, and the government decides to take them out.

Where To Watch:
 

2. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015)
3. Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his fall into madness.

Where To Watch:
 

In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper. Read our Full Review.

Where To Watch:
 

Batman Ninja sees the Dark Knight and a number of his adversaries transported from modern Gotham City to feudal Japan. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:
 

The fate of the Earth hangs in the balance when the Justice League faces the Fatal Five, a time-traveling band who terrorizes Metropolis in search of the budding Green Lantern.

Where To Watch:
 

6. Justice League: Fatal Five (2019)

Superman: Red Son is an alternate take on the man of steel that portrays him as a Soviet hero after his rocket lands in the USSR. Read Our Full Review

Where To Watch:
 

1 thought on “DC Animated Movie Universe Watch Order And Timeline (New 52 DCAMU)”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *