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Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  26 February 2008 (USA)
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In the 1950s, a new generation of superheroes must join forces with the community's active veterans and a hostile US government to fight a menace to Earth.

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Adapting the award-winning DC Comics miniseries DC: THE NEW FRONTIER by Darwyn Cooke, Justice League: The New Frontier spins a tale of the DC Universe in the 1950s, focusing on test pilot Hal Jordan (Green Lantern) and the Martian Manhunter. The story also features other DC characters, including Barry Allen (the Flash), Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and many more. Written by Andrew Laubacher

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Rated PG-13 for violent content/images | See all certifications »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Miguel Ferrer, who plays J'onn J'onzz, is the cousin of George Clooney, who played Batman in Batman & Robin (1997). See more »

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When Hal and Ace are speeding on a highway just outside of Las Vegas, they pass a warning sign for the Nevada Test Site, stating that it is off limits by order of the United States Department of Energy. But the US Department of Energy (DOE) didn't exist in the 1950s; its predecessor then was the US Atomic Energy Commission. (It became the Energy Research and Development Administration in 1974; the ERDA was then incorporated into the new DOE in 1977.) See more »

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The Centre: [narrating] Like all things on this hurtling sphere, I emerged from the molten center of creation. But mine has been a unique path. Isolated, I developed attributes beyond those of lesser beings. Then the sphere was struck by a vast celestial stone. Black chunks of death filled the skies and the world became a chaotic world of doom. Soon the sphere began to nurture new kinds of life. And there was one that stood above the rest. Its fragile shell belied its vicious nature. And in ...
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Absolutely faithful to the original
2 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The original comic New Frontier was a lavish, loving tribute to both the heroes of DC comics and the spirit of 1950s America, and this movie captured both almost as well. Many of the comments here that are critical of this film apparently are not at all familiar with comics of that era, and don't realize what this story tries to evoke. Some of the incongruities (Batman and Superman's costumes, the white Green Lantern) are NOT errors or sloppiness. These were depictions of the characters as they were nearly a half century ago. Remember, there were visions and versions of these heroes that existed prior to the Cartoon Network, and this is their story.

I love the Justice League cartoon, and this movies stands shoulder to shoulder with the best of that show.


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