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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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Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
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Lois Lane (voice)
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Lex Luthor (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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Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest  »

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This movie was originally three episodes of the animated Superman (1996) show, aired during its second season. See more »

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When Batman finds Superman in the warehouse he picks up the piece of kryptonite, but it disappears in the next shot and reappears when he throws it at the TV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Harley Quinn: Hang on there, Clyde!
Pawn Shop Broker: Sorry, miss, we're closed.
Harley Quinn: Just look at what I'm selling! You'll plotz!
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fails in comparison to any other batman animated movie
27 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Edited from 3 episodes of "The New Batman Superman Adventures", this cartoon has Lex Luther accepting the Joker's offer to defeat Superman for him. But Batman follows his arch-nemeses to Metropolis and finds himself teaming up with Superman to take these two villains down. I was a huge fan of "Batman: The Animated Series", but found Superman's subsequent series to be lackluster at best. So this is a halfway decent film, namely the Batman half (Well it's not really a half, as Superman hogs up most of the running time). Overall the film is the weakest of any of the animated Batman films Doesn't help that the story is mediocre as best.

My Grade: C

DVD Extras: Cast & Crew Information; "The Joker's Challenge" game; Conversation with Producer Bruce Timm;How To Draw Batman & Superman featurettes; The Art Of Batman featurette; Music Montage; Theatrical Trailer; and Trailers for "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker", "Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero", "Scooby-Doo Sneak Peaks", & "Scooby-Doo" Teaser Trailer


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