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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)

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The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.

Director:

Jay Oliva

Writers:

Bob Kane (character created by: Batman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Weller ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Ariel Winter ... Robin / Carrie Kelley (voice)
Michael Emerson ... Joker (voice)
David Selby ... Commissioner Gordon (voice)
Mark Valley ... Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Congressman Noches (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Don (voice)
Paget Brewster ... Lana Lang (voice)
Maria Canals-Barrera ... Ellen Yindel (voice)
Townsend Coleman ... Morrie / Abner (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Anchor Carla / Sarah Essen-Gordon (voice)
Robin Atkin Downes ... Oliver Queen (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Ben Derrick (voice)
Michael Jackson ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Danny Jacobs ... Merkel (voice)
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Storyline

After a 10 year absence, the Dark Knight has returned to Gotham to fight the Mutant threat. After defeating the mutants, he has taken control of a gang loyal to him in order to make Gotham a safer place. But, the Joker has decided to stop this, and fights against Batman in a deadly duel. Meanwhile, the Man of Steel is ordered to stop the Dark Knight because the government believes that his ways are wrong. As Batman fights the Joker, the Man of Steel prepares for his greatest fight. Written by romanwarrior2

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Taglines:

Justice Returns... Vengeance Returns... Redemption Comes to Gotham See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of action violence and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Superman first flies into Gotham City, he flies past a newspaper stand. Other than the newspapers disturbed by the wake of his speeding through, the comic book titles on sale are: The Brave and the Bold 028 (1960), which introduced The Justice League of America, The Flash 123 (1961), featuring the Golden Age Flash (Jay Garrick) and introduced the concept of alternate Earths to the DC Universe (Earth-2 encompassing the characters from WWII to 1959), Captain Carrot and his Amazing Zoo Crew 012 (1983), an alternate Earth populated by sentient animals (previously Earth-C, but now designated as Earth-26); the title character was the Earth-C/Earth-26 version of Superman Shade, the Changing Man 006 (1978), created by Steve Ditko (writer/artist), The Warlord 067 (1983), created by Mike Grell (writer/artist), 'Mazing Man 001 (1986), created by Bob Rozakis (writer) and Stephen DeStefano (artist). See more »

Goofs

the mug the Joker uses has Endocrine spelled "ENDOCHRINE" See more »

Quotes

Batman: Ever ride a horse before?
Robin: Don't think I've ever seen a horse before.
Batman: You're about to learn fast.
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Alternate Versions

A version was released on October 8, 2013 entitled 'Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Deluxe Edition'. This version combines both parts into a single 148 minute movie. however it cuts out the newscast part from the opening scene of Part 2. See more »

Connections

Version of The Batman vs. Dracula (2005) See more »

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the Dark Knight Returns with a BANG!
17 January 2013 | by thezakman182See all my reviews

This is the animated film comic fans have been waiting for. Batman fanatics will want to watch this and the Dark Knight Returns Part I back to back. Casual movies goers will want to head to their local comic shop for the first time ever.

The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller is among the most acclaimed graphic novels ever. For years fans hoped for a film version of this four part miniseries. Just when we thought the cinematic world of Batman couldn't get any better (thanks to Chris Nolan's masterful Dark Knight Trilogy) we were finally bestowed the very faithful film adaption of the Dark Knight Returns.

This films follows immediately after the Dark Knight Returns Part I. Bruce Wayne is old but more determined than ever to reclaim the city. Batman is met with both praise and animosity from the public. Commissioner Gordon has retired. The new commissioner wants Batman arrested. A teenage girl is the new Robin. Nazi gangs are roaming the streets. Joker is being released from jail. Green Arrow is getting involved in Gotham City's conflicts. Street gangs proclaim to be the Sons of Batman. The Cold War is about to reach its nuclear climax. Superman has been hired as an assassin by the president....

All of these events come together beautifully (and with many surprises) in a well-paced, brilliantly written, thought provoking, elegantly animated, and savagely action-packed epic played out by fascinating characters. The Dark Knight Returns reaffirms that the Legend of the Dark Knight is timeless and can only die when the rest of the human race goes with it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Deluxe Edition See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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