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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

PG-13 | | Animation, Action, Crime | Video 7 March 2001
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The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.

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Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
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Tim Drake (voice)
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Mary McGinnis (voice)
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Benjamin Knox / Bonk (voice)
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Chelsea Cunningham (voice) (as Rachel Leigh Cook)
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While trying to uncover the Joker's secrets, Terry McGinnis, the new Batman, discovers the greatest mystery in the career of the original Batman - the true story of the night Batman fought the Joker for the last time. Though when Bruce Wayne is almost killed in one of the Joker's new attacks, it's up to Batman Beyond to avenge his mentor and put the Joker to rest forever. Written by John Codega <Jedimaster54321@aol.com>

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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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7 March 2001 (Brazil)  »

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Trivia

The orbital weapons platform that creates a beam of light before it destroys is taken from the 1988 Japanese animated film Akira (1988) as is the basic design for the orbital weapons platform itself. In fact, one of the directors of animation at Tokyo Movie Shinsa (the Japanese animation company where most of the film was done) was the actual animator of the scene in Akira (1988) when Kaneda was briefly chased by the beam from the orbital system. When the scene of Terry being chased by the beam came up, the director snagged the storyboarding duties on it for himself, under the auspices of aiming to top himself. See more »

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The position of the microchip on the Joker's/Tim's neck changes. See more »

Quotes

[while working on a communications array]
Timothy Drake: [not looking up] You might as well show yourself, I heard you coming a mile away.
[Batman de-cloaks]
Timothy Drake: I'm no Boy Wonder anymore, but that old training never goes away, even at my age.
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Healing Old Wounds
Written and Performed by Kristopher Carter
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What a spectacular movie!
5 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Before watching this, I was expecting a good movie, but it turned out to be a spectacular movie that I want to watch again and again! This film pays true homage to the Batman animated series and explains many questions of what happened to the supporting characters and sidekicks of the original Batman animated series. The animation style for the Joker is that of Batman: TAS volume 1-3 (i.e. Joker: good version). If you're hesitant to watch this movie, go for it. Watch, love, and enjoy. I recommend buying the DVD right away, because it also has some pretty cool bonus features like a making-of feature, and a music video. I highly recommend this movie for a fan of the show, or anyone else who even remotely likes Batman.


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