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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Crime  -  7 March 2001 (Brazil)
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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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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>

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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Although the Joker is generally thought to have been destroyed for good in this movie, he is not actually completely gone, as he has a still-living counterpart in an alternate universe introduced in the "Justice League" episode, Justice League: A Better World: Part II (2003), in which the Joker has been lobotomized by that dimension's Superman and now serves as the superintendent of Arkham Asylum. However, this alternate Joker's status, by the time of the movie, is unknown. See more »

Goofs

The Joker pulls his joy buzzer out of nowhere. See more »

Quotes

The Joker: [pulls off Terry's mask and begins choking him] HA HA HA! Come on McGinnis! Laugh it up now! You miserable little punk! LAUGH!
[Puts his face close to his]
The Joker: I CAN'T HEAR YOU!
Terry McGinnis: Ha... ha...
[reaches his hand, holding one of The Joker's electric hand buzzers, to the back of his neck and electrocutes him]
The Joker: GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA...
[you briefly see a close up of the DNA microchip in his neck flying apart]
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A wonderful surprise!

When I bought the unedited version of this movie on DVD, I had never watched Batman Beyond in my life, so I knew nothing about the storyline. I wasn't even sure about buying the movie before having seen it, but I am a great fan of Mark Hamill's Joker, so I was sure that even if the movie sucked, I would at least like the Joker.

What I found was a great bit of animation with a surprisingly awesome storyline. I was expecting the comic book cliche of a clone replacement, but the fresh twist had me guessing all the way through. And I was right about loving the Joker, he was still as great as he always was.

If you haven't seen it yet, don't wait. It won't disappoint you.


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