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The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  4 October 1997 (USA)
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Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf.

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Storyline

Joker, short on money for his criminal endeavors, strikes a deal with Lex Luthor to kill Superman. Batman tracks Joker to Metropolis and alerts Superman to the Joker's plan. After initial distrust of each other, the World's Finest team up to thwart the villains by night. By day, Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent clash over the attention of Lois Lane. Written by Kestrel (Anthony Paladino)

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clown | clark kent | reporter | cape | hero | See All (72) »

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Cleaning Up The Planet One Villain At A Time.


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Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest  »

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This movie's original television title, "World's Finest," was the title of a long-running (1941-1986) DC Comics series that teamed up various DC characters, mainly Batman and Superman. The title was later used for several Batman/Superman limited series and specials in the 1990s. See more »

Goofs

Lois Lane appears to be surprised that Bruce Wayne is handsome when he arrives on the plane. Since Batman's alter ego is a high profile playboy/bachelor who makes the gossip pages, how is it that the intrepid reporter has never seen a picture of him, or even seen him on television? See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Harley Quinn: Hang on there, Clyde!
Pawn Shop Broker: Sorry, miss, we're closed.
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Wonderful tale of the first meeting between Batman and Superman.
26 April 2001 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Batman and Superman were stars of DC Comics' World's Finest comic book for years before DC got the brilliant idea of having them appear together as a team. Since then there have been several tales of the "first meeting" between these two classic super heroes. None of them matches the strength of this movie, which is one of the best full-length movie versions of either of the characters. As with all of the animated Batman shows, this is suitable for both kids and adults.


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