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Cult Animation

Like your animation a little weird and wonderful? Then look no further, you have arrived. From works as diverse as Jan Svankmajer and The Brothers Quay to that of Richard Linklater ("Waking Life", pictured), from the "Simpsons" to the "Bloggs" (in "Where the Wind Blows"). For Japanese Animation, check out "Japanime", for those oldies but goodies (1920-1965) check out "Classic Animation".

Batman of the Future: Return of the Joker (2000)

Director: Curt Geda
Starring: Voices Of, Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Angie Harmon, Melissa Joan H...

Aka "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker". This acclaimed, full-length animated feature tells of the new Batman, Terry McGinnis, and his encounter with... Read more

Batman vs Dracula (2005)

6.7/10
Starring: Voices Of, Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Peter Stormare, Kevin Michael Richardso...

Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthl... Read more

Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

6.8/10

Presented in a unique anime-inspired style, this cartoon anthology features six all-new short stories, each penned by a different writer, chronicling... Read more

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

7.9/10
Director: Bruce W Timm, Eric Radomski
Starring: Kevin Conway, Dana Delany, Voices Of, Mark Hamill

The caped crusader's slick animated series made an engaging feature length debut with all of its 'film noir' sensibilities intact. Based strongly on F... Read more

Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 1 (1992)

8.9/10
Director: Kent Butterworth, Kevin Altieri
Starring: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester

The legendary Dark Knight returns in the Emmy Award-winning animated series. With the help of his trusty sidekick Robin, Batman battles to protect the... Read more

Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 3 (1994)

8.9/10
Starring: Voices Of, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill

Gotham City crime czars Scarface and Rupert Thorne battle evil masterminds like The Joker and The Penguin for money, power and respect, and just when... Read more

Batman: The Brave and the Bold - Volume 1 (2008)

7.6/10
Starring: Diedrich Bader, (Voice of)

Allied with DC Super Heroes Aquaman, Plastic Man, Blue Beetle and Red Tornado, Batman faces villainous masterminds, intergalactic crooks and evil dict... Read more

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)

8/10
Director: Jay Oliva
Starring: David Selby, Peter Weller, Ariel Winter

Frank Miller's seminal comic series comes to life in this gritty animated movie, the first of two parts. A decade after retiring, an aging Bruce Wayne... Read more

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2012)

8.4/10
Director: Jay Oliva
Starring: David Selby, Peter Weller, Michael Emerson, Mark Valley, Ariel Winter

The Dark Knight and the brave, young Carrie Kelly at his side as Robin have finally reclaimed Gotham City and allowed a ray of hope to penetrate the r... Read more

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

6.5/10
Director: Sam Liu
Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, (Voices of)

Based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name, Batman: The Killing Joke takes a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime  fr... Read more