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The World's Finest in Lego form.

In a world where the impossible is possible, there comes a time where a lone hero ain't enough to push back an evil too strong. Therefore, its time to unite all of Earth's Greatest Heroes into one team. They are the Justice League. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and an many more. These are their stories.

Lego DC Comic Super Heroes are a series of animated films based on the popular LEGO toys and DC Comics.


These movies contain examples of:

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  • Adaptational Comic Relief: Pretty much everyone gets hit with this to some effect due to the Lego stylings.
  • Absentee Actor: The only characters to appear in all of the movies are Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg.
  • Denser and Wackier: Considering the animation, it's no surprise.
  • Hammerspace: With everyone being Lego minifigs, there's always a lot of this.
  • Story Arc:
    • Batman accepting Superman as an ally rather than an enemy.
    • Darkseid plots to take over Earth.

    Batman Beleagured 
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: Batmite may have created a Death Trap that counteracts all the captured Superheroes' superpowers but he didn't take into account that they could just simply use the door to get out.
  • Cat Up a Tree: During a news report Lois Lane mentions that with Superman missing, the amount of cats stuck up trees has skyrocketed.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Batman and the Justice League easily defeat the villains summoned by Batmite.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: Aquaman gets angry when the sharks he and Batman are fighting appear to ignore his commands. Batman reveals their robot sharks, so his powers wont work on them.
  • Dwindling Party: Every hero Batman allys with disappears.
  • Evil Laugh: Batman in the end, joining the Justice League to keep an eye on Super Man.
  • Fan Boy: Batmite all the way. Going from fanboying to Batman to the rest of the Justice League.
  • I Work Alone: Batman as always.
  • Karma Houdini: Batmite kidnapped the Justice League and several super villains, but vanishes scot-free at the end.
  • Oh, Crap!
    • While brief, Superman's reaction just as he's about to vanish.
    • Black Manta's reaction when he realized he was about to disappear, he assumed Batman was responsible and cried out for him to stop.
  • Threatening Shark: Black Manta attacks Batman and Aquaman with several robot sharks.

    Justice League vs. Bizarro League 
  • Adaptational Intelligence: Bizarro is smart enough to understand that he just wasn't wanted at Earth which started the whole plot.
  • Always Identical Twins: Everyone on Earth thinks Bizarro is Superman's ugly brother.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Darkseid's plan was to use the Gold Rocks to conquer Earth. Well, the heroes give all of it to the machine causing a massive overload.
  • Bizarro Universe: A smaller version since this is taking place on an asteroid where breaking things fixes things etc.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Bizarro may have lost his fake 'citizen's to protect but earns friends to keep him company.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Bizzaro's main goal is to have friends who would play with him.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Bizarro realizes that he used a Kryptonite Bomb and Superman took the blast to save Bizarro causing to slowly die by the poison.
  • The Paranoiac: Batman fully expects Superman to turn evil at any moment.
  • Placebo Eureka Moment: Luthor rants that Bizarro took his Kryptonite Bomb he was saving for Superman who just so happens to be pursuing Bizarro. Never Mind.
  • Psycho Rangers: Bizzaro creates clones of the Justice League such as Batzarro, Greenzarro, Cyzarro and Bizarra.
  • Sequel Hook: With his plans foiled, Darkseid decides to ally himself with Lex Luthor.
  • The Unmasking: Batman knew Superman is Clark Kent simply because he's Batman. How did Superman knew Batman is Bruce Wayne? There's a name labeled on his underwear. Batman is not amused.

    Attack of the Legion of Doom 
  • Actor Allusion: The Trickster complains about being mistaken for the Joker in Attack of the Legion of Doom, which is a nod to how his voice actor is the voice of the Joker in several other mediums.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Martian Manhunter joined the Legion of Doom at first due to them freeing him from captivity but later defects due to their immoral actions.
  • Area 51: Area 52 since Area 51 shut down.
  • Casting Gag: The Legion Of Doom has Martian Manhunter voiced by Dee Bradley Baker. This wouldn't be the only time he's voiced a bluish alien in a project voice directed by Lisa Schaffer.
  • Character Focus: Cyborg is the main character of the film.
  • Dance Party Ending. The ending.
  • Death Course: Luthor, Sinestro and Black Manta put their potential recruits through an obstacle that test their limits.
  • The Determinator: Cyborg works hard into becoming a worthy member of the League and later stays behind to help clear his friends' names.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Martian Manhunter defects from the Legion of Doom after seeing their true colors.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: The entire Justice League, all the people of Metropolis seem to outright hate them after the fiasco at the power plant.
  • Load-Bearing Hero: Wonder Woman temporarily bench-presses a building to prevent it from falling on an animal hospital.
  • Legion of Doom: Luthor decides to add in new members to counteract the new heroes.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Cyborg accidentally blasted a stink bomb that covered the entire city.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Batman is patient with Cyborg and tries his best to bring out the best of his potential.
  • Removing the Rival: Luthor gets rid of Deathstroke who has shown to be a more effective leader.
  • Sequel Hook: Darkseid attracts Braniac to Earth.
  • So Proud of You: Batman and Superman are happy in Cyborg's development and express confidence and hope that Cyborg will be a leader in his own right.
  • Villain Team-Up: Lex Luthor, Black Manta and Sinestro hire several other villain's to form the Legion of Doom.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Wonder Woman admonish Green Lantern and Flash for caring about keeping score than actually doing this for the greater good.

    Cosmic Clash 
  • 1 Million B.C.: Wonder Woman was trapped there.
  • All-Cheering All the Time: Supergirl uses this when fighting Brainiac's robots.
  • Bad Future: Brainiac turned Superman evil, then had him destroy New Metropolis and most of the Legion of Super Heroes.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Brainiac-Superman.
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: Not Batman himself (who stays inside a ship) but Superman, Wonder Woman and Cyborg don't need spacesuits to fight Brainiac.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Batman had outfits just in case he had to Time Travel.
  • Defrosting the Ice Queen: Batman has shed away his paranoid delusion that Superman will become evil and became friends with the Justice League.
  • The Dog Bites Back:
    • Wonder Woman liberated the Cavewomen and led them to fight back against Vandal Savage and his cavemen followers.
    • Hal gets payback on the Pirates who enslaved him.
  • The Dreaded: Wonder Woman in Prehistoric Times.
  • Everything Is Better With Dinosaurs: T-Rex, Raptors, Pteranodons. The usual.
  • Faking the Dead: Saturn Girl tricked Brainiac-Superman into thinking he'd killed the Legion of Superheroes but it was all a distraction by the Legion to allow Batman time to get to the Batcave.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Batman turns Brainiac's Shrink Ray to become a Growth Ray to restore Earth and the other planets.
  • I Have You Now, My Pretty: Vandal kidnapped one of the cavewomen but was thwarted by Batman.
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: Batman uses this to get Superman to fight Brainiac's mind control.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: After Brainiac sent Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern throughout time, they all lost their memories.
  • Mecha: Cyborg built ships that can form into Mecha Leaguer.
  • Mythology Gag:
    • The introduction sequence mirrors the memorable opening of Justice League.
    • Batman traveling through time references to Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne which has a similar premise.
    • Supergirl's costumes sometimes are more like an NFL cheerleader's; here she's an actual cheerleader (high school).
  • Pirates: Where Green Lantern was at.
  • The Power of the Sun: During the first battle with Brainiac, Superman mentions how his powers get a boost from the Sun. This becomes much more important when Batman fights the Brainiac controlled Superman.
  • Shrink Ray: Brainiac uses this to shrink planet so that he could add them to his collection.
  • Stable Time Loop: Wonder Woman is the reason The Amazons were founded and Themyscra was created.
  • The Starscream: Brainiac 1.1 anticipated betrayal from 1.2 and 1.3 and disposed of them immediately upon finding out.
  • Time Travel: The entire half of the movie.
  • Truth Serums: Batman used Wonder Woman's own lasso to force the truth out of Wonder Woman so that she can remember herself.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Batman convinces Hal to be not afraid.

    Gotham Breakout 
  • Badass Normal: Batman did warn Superman about his Rogues in Gotham City and Superman pays for it.
  • Bait-and-Switch: Nightwing thinks that Batman doesn't have one of everything and Robin agrees as he has two of everything.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Robin saves Superman, Cyborg and Wonder Woman from the Rogues Gallery.
  • But Now I Must Go: After Deathstroke mended fences with his classmate and mentor and leaves to parts unknown.
  • Butt-Monkey: Superman, Cyborg and Wonder Woman.
  • Cannot Tell a Lie: Superman shouts this word for word just before he confesses the truth to Batman about the Arkham breakout.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The Bat signal Batman uses was calling for the Bat Drill he brought along.
  • Cowardly Lion: Grungle
  • Exact Words: Madam Mantis offers tea to her guests and she means it by throwing tea at them.
  • Fate Worse than Death: The Forbidden Move destroys the targets' body but not life.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Deathstroke sides with Batman after finding peace within himself for so long. He states that he's still not on good terms with Batman afterward, though, indicating that even though they teamed up this time, he's not going to quit being a supervillain.
  • Hyper-Competent Sidekick: Robin has to take the slack when Batman takes a vacation and make sure Superman did it right.
  • I Ate WHAT?!: Starfire realizes that her dessert has Beast Boy's saliva on it.
  • Mythology Gag: To the 1966 series.
    • Batgirl strikes a pose from the familiar promotional image of Yvonne Craig in costume.
    • "Batusi!"
    • Batman And Deathstroke being former friends is an amalgam of Series/Arrow and Beware the Batman.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Joker playing Superman's gullible personality to free many of Arkham's prisoners.
  • Running Gag:
    • A rat repeatedly appears at random and distracts Superman. In the Batcave, a bat does the same.
    • Nightwing and Batgirl keep getting "owies" from Madame Mantis.
    • Nightwing's Lego hairpiece keeps getting detached from his head.
  • Shout-Out: The Trogowog pair, who routinely pause during actions to politely comment and make compliments in posh accents, are based on Mac and Tosh, the Goofy Gophers.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye. Subverted. Gordon believes it would happen but since Superman took Batman's place, that didn't happen.
  • Surprise Party: It was Batman's party but he figured it out before it was revealed.
  • Trickster Mentor: Madame Mantis.
  • Trigger Phrase: Batman knew one way or another, Bane and Deathstroke will get the Forbidden Move. So he implanted a suggestion when he says Batusi that would make Bane's army to dance uncontrollably.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Played with. Batman describes as a balance between friendship and arch rivalry.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Subverted as the Trogowogs are still intent on destroying Batman.
  • You Killed My Father: Bane took over the Trogowog Kingdom after murdering Grungle's father.

    The Flash 
  • Character Focus: Flash.
  • The Chosen One: The reason Flash got his powers is because the Speed Force chose him to wield it.
  • Eureka Moment: Flash realizes he could use the Speed Force bricks to build a machine to return to Earth.
  • Evil Is Petty: Reverse Flash's motivation for trying to ruin Flash, he's a speedster from the future who's tired of being overshadowed by the original Flash.
  • Frameup: Reverse Flash ruins Flash's reputation by framing him.
  • Golden Super Mode: After getting back the Speed Force Nexus, Flash undergoes a golden form to beat Reverse Flash.
  • "Groundhog Day" Loop: Reverse Flash uses this to drive Flash into losing his connection to the Speed Force.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Flash is hit with this pretty hard due to Reverse Flash framing him, and he gets fired from the Justice League. However the League knew the Flash was being framed and his firing was merely a Batman Gambit to lure out Reverse Flash.
  • Humiliation Conga: Reverse Flash not only loses his giant statues, he gets beaten and mocked by Flash, loses his connection to the Speed Force and gets imprisoned with Killer Croc as his cellmate.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Killer Croc, the same Killer Croc that Reverse Flash arrested is now his cell mate and looks ready for some payback.
  • Mellow Fellow: Doctor Fate is this.
  • Musical Episode: Zatanna and Doctor Fate plays this while helping Flash to get his speed back.
  • Mythology Gag: Reverse Flash’s initial appearance (blurred due to speed) is taken from The Flash (2014).
  • Pet the Dog: Batman of all Heroes loves to play with Ace.
  • Running Gag: B'dg corrects Atom that he is not a Super Pet.
  • Sdrawkcab Speech: Zatanna hates that to use magic, all incantations must be said backwords.
  • Two Lines, No Waiting: While Flash attempts to get his Speed back and clear his name, Atom tries to get back to the Hall of Justice and warn the League about the mentioned frame up.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: The Reverse Flash becomes well loved by everyone on Earth leaving the Justice League forgottten.

    Aquaman: Rage Of Atlantis 
  • Adaptational Heroism: Ocean Master appears as an ally, if the trailer is any indication. He turns out to have become their ally.
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: An underwater variation. Superman, Batman and the rest of the League use Batman's Bat-Aqua Spray so that they will breath normally while staying in Atlantis.
  • Big Bad: Prince Orm would like to believe he's in charge. Turns out it's actually Atrocitus, leader of the Red Lanterns.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Superman spends most of the movie powerless due to being trapped on a planet with a red sun. Even after the League gets back to Earth, they aren't restored until he gets back above the surface and is directly exposed to yellow sunlight.
  • Hate Plague: Atrocitus puts the Atlanteans under his rage to get them to invade the surface world. Mera eventually falls under it as well.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Arthur's ability to communicate with sea life is awesome when he commands some microbes to help him and the rest of the League out a jam.
  • Heel–Face Turn: This seems to be the case with Prince Orm/Ocean Master, if the trailer is any indication. This is confirmed in the actual movie, where he helps Aquaman and the rest of the Justice League take down Atrocitus when he's betrayed by the latter.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Jessica's Green Lantern ring is very upfront and critical of her whenever she messes up, but is ultimately just trying to make sure she becomes a better hero
  • Kryptonite Factor: As in most continuities, Superman doesn't do very well when under a red sun.
  • Official Couple: Aquaman and his wife Mera.

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