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Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

PG-13 | | Animation, Action, Crime | Video 8 July 2008
A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
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Cop / Doctor / Youth 2 / Thomas Wayne (voice)
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B-Devil / Cop (voice)
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Man in Black / Guido / Man / Youth 3 (voice)
Corey Padnos ...
Porkchop (voice)
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Meesh (voice)
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Dander (voice)
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Woman / Young Cassandra / Young Bruce / Female Campaign Worker (voice)
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The Russian / Marshall / Scarecrow (voice)
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Crispus Allen (voice)
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Gordon / Deadshot (voice)
Pat Musick ...
News Anchor (voice)
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Anna Ramirez (voice)
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Maroni / Mole Man / Youth 4 (voice)
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Dispatcher / Martha Wayne (voice)
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Storyline

In this 6-story anthology collection, Batman faces new villains and old ones in a time-line after Batman Begins. In "Have I Got A Story For You", 3 kids tell wildly different stories about Batman during a fight through Gotham. "Crossfire" focuses on two policemen who end up getting in the middle of a crime battle. "Field Test" has Lucius Fox creating a new technology for Batman, but is it too powerful? "In Darkness Dwells" features Killer Croc and Scarecrow, who have kidnapped a priest. "Working Through Pain" goes through flashbacks of Bruce Wayne's training while Batman finds his way through the sewers. Finally, "Deadshot" focuses on the titular sniper, who has a new target in Gotham. Written by Adam

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Get Ready....To Rage Against Evil


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for stylized violence, including some bloody images | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

On DVD commentary, D.C. Comics' Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs, Gregory Noveck said that the reason they chose Deadshot as one of the villains was to show a direct contrast. While Batman took a vow never to use guns, Deadshot enjoys using guns. See more »

Goofs

During the 'Field Test' segment, it is explained that the 'shield' has a highly sensitive sound detector that detects a gunshot and triggers activation of the device. As a bullet travels considerably faster then the sound wave from the gunshot that fired it, this device would be useless. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
B-Devil: Ay, yo! Where you guys been?
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Connections

Version of Batman Begins (2005) See more »

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Simply Put-Phenomenal
1 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

I was extremely excited to get this DVD for several reasons. I've been a huge Batman fan as long as I can remember and have really enjoyed the animated shows that have been inspired by Batman as well as comics such as Year one, Long Halloween, Dark Victory, Hush, The Killing Joke and such. After the first string of Batman films and the original show I never felt a real connection to a Batman not printed on the pages of a book. However, Kevin Conroy remains my favorite Batman of all time. And of course to see what David Goyer and the others have written is phenomenal. Each episode is written and directed by different individuals, but the voice talent remains the same (and I do mean talent). It's really cool to see Batman in so many formats and to see Batman from different perspectives as far as writing, directing, and the p.o.v of the episodes go. If you're not used to anime it might be a little tough to watch Batman in this format. But the pallets are really gorgeous and I have fallen in love with the set of episodes and hope they do more.

Also a plus-you don't actually have to watch Batman Begins or The Dark Knight (but who hasn't?) to get it, but if you have you'll enjoy the little nuances that make it great. It will also be enjoyable for comic books fans, it bring back the old noir feeling of the comics (especially with the arrival of Deathshot, wow). I hope this was helpful. Enjoy!


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