MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,109 this week

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Crime  -  7 March 2001 (Brazil)
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 12,540 users  
Reviews: 67 user | 22 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(character created by: Batman), (story), 11 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 18 Nov 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 20 Nov 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 30 May 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 19 Jul 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Video 2000)

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Video 2000) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker.

User Polls

3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Batman: Gotham Knight (Video 2008)
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Yûichirô Hayashi, and 5 more credits »
Stars: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light.

Director: Brandon Vietti
Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, John DiMaggio
Batman Beyond (TV Short 2014)
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Terry McGinnis as Batman helps Bruce Wayne fight a robotic Batman inside the Batcave.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Will Friedle
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.

Director: Sam Liu
Stars: Clancy Brown, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly
Batman: Year One (Video 2011)
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with super-human powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.

Director: Lauren Montgomery
Stars: Andre Braugher, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.

Director: Jay Oliva
Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson
The Batman vs. Dracula (Video 2005)
Animation | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Batman faces off against the original creature of the night, Count Dracula, who has been unintentionally resurrected by the Penguin.

Directors: Michael Goguen, Seung Eun Kim, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Rino Romano, Peter Stormare, Tara Strong
Animation | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Director: Jay Oliva
Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Justice League: Doom (Video 2012)
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Director: Lauren Montgomery
Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg
Superman/Doomsday (Video 2007)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.

Directors: Lauren Montgomery, Bruce W. Timm, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Adam Baldwin, Anne Heche, James Marsters
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
...
...
...
Tim Drake (voice)
...
Mary McGinnis (voice)
...
...
Mathew Valencia ...
...
...
Charles Buntz / Chucko (voice)
...
...
...
Benjamin Knox / Bonk (voice)
...
Chelsea Cunningham (voice) (as Rachel Leigh Cook)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

batman | clown | mentor | twin | secret | See All (200) »

Taglines:

This Time, The Joker Is Wild See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 March 2001 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Return of the Joker  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(edited) | (uncut)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Bruce Wayne's car looks like the Batmobile from The Animated Series upside down. See more »

Goofs

When Ace runs and hops over the table, there is a steel ball with spikes on it which would be on Ace's left side. In the next shot it is on his right. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Wayne: It's not possible. He died years ago.
Terry McGinnis: You're SURE?
Bruce Wayne: I was there.
Terry McGinnis: [softly] You killed him... didn't you?
Bruce Wayne: [Bruce doesn't look at him]
Terry McGinnis: That was it, wasn't it? He was gonna do something so terrible, you had no other choice.
See more »

Connections

Follows Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Nightclub Fight / Terry Rescues Bruce
Written and Performed by Kristopher Carter
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Batman for a new generation...
19 November 2004 | by (Alberta) – See all my reviews

A lot of the Batman cartoon versions are better than the live versions, and Return of the Joker is one of them. Set in the Batman Beyond universe (between twenty and thirty years later from when Bruce was in his prime), this movie introduces a young boy named Terry who is given the honor of becoming a Batman for a new generation. At the same time, the Joker, who was long thought dead, resurfaces and causes no end of trouble for our heroes.

I've also had the chance to watch a big chunk of the series, and it's always neat when a video release like this is a continuous piece of the series. The voice acting is well done, the story is compelling and dynamic, and the physical limitations of the real world are easily evaded with the animation medium. This makes Batman a lot more agile, swift, and sneaky then he ever could be in the movies. Anybody who's followed the show has probably seen this, but if you haven't, it's definitely worth a watch.


11 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Different Title? ultron77
This Joker is waay better than Heath Ledger's joker nathan-517
Mask of the Phantasm vs. Return of the Joker sean686
name of song in club scene sargentcool
DVD related question hanshotfirst1138
When? GrazingFawn1

Contribute to This Page