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

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  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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Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
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Lois Lane (voice)
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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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Cleaning Up The Planet One Villain At A Time.


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4 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest  »

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The movie was based on batman and superman animated series. See more »

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The U.S. president is driven away from the airport in a single black limo with no apparent police protection whatsoever. And this was after his plane was (briefly) taken over by armed hijackers! So much for security. See more »

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[first lines]
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A great written story of the combinations of the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel.
7 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

Being a fan of both Batman & Superman, I really wanted to see how they could possibly come up with a good, interesting, and exciting story between these two superheroes. Well, the writers were able to do just that. With two of the most famous superheroes joined together vs. two of the most infamous villains joined together. Batman & Superman vs. Lex Luthor & the Joker. The action and story are great, but one thing I really enjoyed in this movie that the writers did was that they really displayed the personalities of the characters very nicely and uniquely. Batman's way of fighting crime goes against the way Superman believes in upholding justice, while the Joker's crazy ways of breaking the law doesn't mixes well with the way Lex Luthor handles his illegal businesses. So this is more than an action movie, but a well written screenplay, bringing out the colorfulness and the fun into these classic characters as we get to see them finally interact with each other. This is a much better movie than what Hollywood has produced in the recent years. A must see for all Batman & Superman fans out there.


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