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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Drama  -  29 September 2009 (USA)
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When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.

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Lex Luthor (voice)
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Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
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Superman (voice)
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Captain Atom (voice)
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Metallo (voice)
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Amanda Waller (voice)
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When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.

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Rated PG-13 for action violence throughout and a crude comment | See all certifications »

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In the fight at the beginning between Metallo, Superman and Batman in the cemetery one of the headstones reads "here lies stu deo adaelaide 1996 - 2008" See more »

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Superman flies up into space to rescue Batman, who is in the escape pod. However, this would be suicide for Superman because the Kryptonite dust cloud and the trillions of shards of the meteor would still be floating around out there. See more »

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Power Girl: He didn't do it. I'm sure of it.
Lex Luthor: Oh, really?
Power Girl: It's just not in him.
Lex Luthor: Do me a favor. Think back to three years ago. Could you have even dreamed back then that I would be president today? Did you think it was in me? Then if I could change that much, couldn't he?
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Could have been more, but has a lot to like about it
3 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Of the Superman/Batman animated movies, I did find Superman/Batman: Apocalypse much more consistent. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies is still a good movie, but at the same time was left wanting. The film is too short, the story is on the formulaic side and could have done with more conflict, and while it was fun to spot some of the more secondary characters they are not that well developed and are not on screen long enough. However, the animation is wonderful, fluid and full of atmosphere and I liked the haunting undercurrent of the scoring. The writing is smart and Superman, Batman and Luthor are compelling characters. The opening credits are brilliant, and the action sequences have enough excitement to impress the fussiest superhero fan. The voice work of Clancy Brown, Tim Daly and Kevin Conroy I can't fault, the rest are great as well, but these three are unbeatable in these roles and they voice the three most interesting characters of the film. All in all, a good movie that could have been even better. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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