MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,134 this week

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Animation, Action, Crime  |  7 March 2001 (Brazil)
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 13,624 users  
Reviews: 68 user | 20 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

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 19 Jun 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 13 Dec 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 04 Feb 2014
 
a list of 25 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 41 titles
created 2 weeks 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 7.9/10

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... 

Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When Mr. Freeze, desperate to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.

Director: Boyd Kirkland
Stars: Kevin Conroy, Michael Ansara, Loren Lester
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree.

Director: Curt Geda
Stars: Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Kelly Ripa
Batman Beyond (TV Short 2014)
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

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

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Will Friedle
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: 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 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.
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 | 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
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
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
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 (199) »

Taglines:

A new dark night, the return of mayhem 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)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Bruce is checking the future-Joker's voice against that of the past-Joker, the clip is a newly animated (but previously scripted) segment from "Holiday Knights", which was the first episode of the redesigned Batman cartoon that appeared on the WB network. See more »

Goofs

After the scene with the holographic Tim Drake and the automated weapons, Batman gets in the bat-mobile and runs a search for jolly jack, which arrives at an abandoned candy factory. There is no mention of where Terry heard of jolly jack. See more »

Quotes

The Joker: Bonk?... Oh, right! Dead.
See more »

Connections

Follows Superman (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Healing Old Wounds
Written and Performed by Kristopher Carter
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Quite good
1 December 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – 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.


8 of 9 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