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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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Tim Drake (voice)
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Mary McGinnis (voice)
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Charles Buntz / Chucko (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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While Robin himself is played by his usual voice actor, Mathew Valencia, Joker Jr. is actually played by the movie's casting director Andrea Romano. See more »

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[to the Joker]
Terry McGinnis/Batman: Let's dance, Bozo.
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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Main Title)
Written and Performed by Kristopher Carter
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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.


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