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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.

Director:

Sam Liu

Writers:

James Krieg (as Jim Krieg), Brian Augustyn (graphic novel: "Gotham by Gaslight") | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bruce Greenwood ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Jennifer Carpenter ... Selina Kyle (voice)
Chris Cox ... Father Callahan / Additional Voices (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Chief Bullock / Big Bill Dust / Additional Voices (voice)
David Forseth David Forseth ... Cyrus Gold (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Sister Leslie / Jason / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Head ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Bob Joles ... Mayor Tolliver (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Harvey Dent / Additional Voices (voice)
Lincoln Melcher ... Dickie (voice)
Scott Patterson ... James Gordon (voice)
William Salyers ... Hugo Strange / Judge (voice)
Tara Strong ... Marlene Mahone / Tim (voice)
Bruce Timm ... Arkham Radio Man (voice)
Kari Wuhrer ... Barbara Gordon / Pamela Isley (voice)
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Storyline

In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of Gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a bat-garbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the innocent alike? The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines the Dark Knight detective in Victorian times and pits him against the infamous murderer Jack the Ripper.

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Catching a legendary killer takes a legendary hero. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

DC Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This is the third DC animated project in which actor Bruce Greenwood has voiced Bruce Wayne / Batman. He previously played the role in Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010) and the animated TV series Young Justice (2010). See more »

Quotes

Batman: [after fighting off the Ripper] I hope you're not hurt, Miss...?
Selina Kyle: Damn you! You're a fool. I'll never have a better chance of stopping that butcher and you squandered it, playing the knight in shining armor! I can take care of myself.
Batman: Don't be so sure. He's more skilled than I would have thought.
Selina Kyle: I don't need or want your help. And before you gallantly offer to escort me home, let me assure you, I am quite capable of...
[She looks and sees Batman is gone]
Selina Kyle: Hmm. Well, thank you for that at least.
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Connections

References Batman (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Can You Tame Wild Wimmen
Written by Andrew B. Sterling and Harry von Tilzer
Performed by Grey Griffin (as Grey Griffin)
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It took me a while to figure out what was missing from the film
24 January 2018 | by totalchaos7See all my reviews

I gave it a 6 mostly for the concept of the film and the atmosphere which was really great but when the movie ended it still felt like something was really missing and I couldn't pinpoint exactly what it was until a few hours later... It was the actual detective work.

Before the film started my greatest question was how the hell is he going to solve any mysteries without his super powerful bat-computer and I was looking forward to see how it will play out. It turns out there was little to none of that detective work and the Bat figures out who the killer is by pure luck and nothing else, which is really a shame for the world's greatest detective.

I did enjoy other parts of the movie, but, I cannot tell you what without giving any spoilers. You should watch it yourself and you will know what I'm talking about just don't put your expectations too high for the general outcome, it's definitely not a 10 or a 9.


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