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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

PG-13 | | Animation, Action, Crime | Video 2001
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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Charles Buntz / Chucko (voice)
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Woof the Hyena-Man / Ace the Bathound (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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Trivia

Before turning the orbital laser on Batman, the Joker admonishes him, saying, "Poppa spank...!" which is a throwback to something the Batman says in an early issue of the Detective Comics series. See more »

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When Ace attacks Woof he rips off part of his vest, but in the next shot when he chases him his vest is intact. See more »

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Chucko: Lets go! Dee Dee, open the door!
Dee Dee: On the double!
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Version of Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999) See more »

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Meet the Joker
Written and Performed by Kristopher Carter
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Quite good
1 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

I've never really been that wild about this Terry kid, or this new costume. He seems to rely more on his Iron Man-like costume than his intellect and deductive skills, as the original Batman did. Having said that, my favourite part of Return of the Joker was when Barbara Gordon flashed back and remembered the last time Batman fought the Joker. That is an absolutely marvelous scene. You feel the concern and horror thunder through Batman as he's confronted with the atrocities Robin has endured, as well as his hatred and fury towards the Joker. The people in Warner Brothers animation have thankfully returned to drawing the Joker with the detail they had when Batman the Animated Series started. And as much as I don't really like him, Terry's climactic fight with the Joker is definitely worth checking out. As a previous comment said, it's a pleasant surprise.


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