Just like the MCU movies, DC movies also have some of the biggest action sequences. These action sequences are well choreographed and will definitely blow your mind. We are only considering the live action scenes DC movies and are excluding all the animated ones. Let’s have a look at top ten action scenes in DC movies.
10) Batman vs Joker (The Interrogation scene in The Dark Knight):
9) Tonight, a Comedian Died (Watchmen)
Watchmen is directed by Zack Snyder and was released in the year 2009. The entire setting of the DC movie is different and more violent from the rest of the superhero movies which we are used to. The fight between the assailant and the comedian is well choreographed and brilliantly shot. The assailant kicks and punches him like anything and we could clearly see that the comedian has no other option rather than getting his ass kicked. The shot at the end of this fight scene is so precise to the comic and it would definitely steal the hearts of comic fans.
8) Superman Changes the Missile Path (Superman)
Superman is directed by Richard Donner and was released in the year 1978. The movie was released with the tagline, “you’ll believe a man can fly” and this fact remains the same even after 40 years of its release. Superman flies through the air with the speed of a bullet to stop a pair of missiles launched by Lex Luthor. After a suspenseful chase accompanied by John William’s terrific background score, Superman stops the missile for good.
7) Kryptonian Civil War (Man of Steel)
Man of Steel is directed by Zack Snyder and was released in the year 2013. Since the previous versions of Superman were disappointments, the superhero desperately needed a strong comeback and it happened to the Man of Steel. General Zod launches a revolt against the leaders of planets and Jor-El fights like anything to keep the Codex safe and for the survival of his race. The particular action scene is breathtaking and visually stunning.
6) Batman vs Bane (The Dark Knight Rises):
The Dark Knight Rises was a disappointing threequel as the expectations from the movie were massive. But nevertheless, there were moments of brilliance all over the movie. For instance, the physical fight between Batman and Bane is an underrated gem where Nolan recreated “Break the Bat” moment from the comics. Along with the sound of the fists, Hans Zimmer score and haunting dialogue sent chills down the spine of DC fans.
5) Superman vs General Zod (Man of Steel)
Man of Steel is directed by Zack Snyder and was released in the year 2013. This particular action scene was one of the main reasons for the higher budget of the movie and the amount of destruction shown is just massive. Superman hampers General Zod’s plans and he charges at Superman using his whole power and both of them exchange powerful punches in the whole process. This result in the unbelievable damage caused to the metropolis and this scene will definitely make your day.
4) Truck Chase (The Dark Knight)
The Dark Knight is directed by Christopher Nolan and was released in the year 2008. This masterpiece work of Nolan is a pure gem and has a plenty of adrenaline-pumping action sequences. Out of all the action sequences in the movie, the truck chase scene is the most exciting and thrilling one. Batman tries his level best to protect the District Attorney from the Joker and he even sacrifices his Batmobile for the purpose. The action sequence gets insane as the Batman continues his chase with his Batpod.
3) No Man’s Land (Wonder Woman)
Wonder Woman is one of the most critically acclaimed and successful movies of DCEU. The movie was a treat to watch for many. The movie has also broken many box-office records set by major superhero movies. There were a lot of great moments in the movie but the one we are talking about It’s the moment when Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) reveals herself as Wonder Woman. She climbs out of a trench and single-handedly takes down the entire squad of the German soldiers. She takes on the firepower of German soldiers, allowing Steve Trevor along with other allied forces to take control of the situation and take out the German soldiers.
2) Batman vs Superman (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is directed by Zack Snyder and was released in the year 2016. Even though the movie turned out to be a disappointing fare, everyone totally agreed that it was great to see the two iconic superheroes smashing each other with full enthusiasm. Both of them fight with their full powers and you could also see a considerable amount of property damage. This equally matched fight was undoubtedly one of the best scenes in the entire movie.
1) Crashing This Plane (The Dark Knight Rises)
The Dark Knight Rises is directed by Christopher Nolan and was released in the year 2012. “Crashing This Plane” was the final step of Bane’s master plan and he does it both insanely and brilliantly causing the audience to keep their minds in a perpetual state of blown. Most portion of this action sequence was done for real as Nolan always prefers a realistic approach. This action scene accompanied by Hans Zimmer gripping musical score tops our list in full glory.
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