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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)

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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Major Force (voice)
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Power Girl (voice)
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Metallo (voice)
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Amanda Waller (voice)
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Black Lightning (voice)
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Toyman (voice)
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Newscaster (voice)
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Gorilla Grodd (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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29 September 2009 (USA)  »

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Superman & Batman: Inimigos Públicos  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Uncommonly enough for a film (especially an animated one) the newspaper article regarding the election of Lex Luthor as president, though only visible for a few seconds, is a full, comprehensive story from start to finish. This includes the details of the campaign, the states where Luthor won, the name of the opponent (Mr. Diaz), Luthor's running mate (Max Yezpitlek) and his aide (Amanda Walker), the reaction of the vice-president and the number of Luthor's administration (46th). The article even closes with a praise to the American electoral system. See more »

Goofs

Superman flies up into space to rescue Batman, who is in the wrecked rocket. 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 »

Quotes

Batman: The kryptonite is near your heart. I don't know if I'll get it before the wound closes.
Superman: Where's The Flash when you need him?
Batman: Do me a favor and lose the sense of humor.
Superman: Do us both a favor and buy one.
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Action Packed Superhero Extravaganza. Terrific!
28 September 2010 | by (Kenya) – See all my reviews

Nonstop action start to finish. Great acting by all the three lead characters Batman, Superman and Lex Luther. The background musical score is also superb.

The plot is very good and effective. This shows again the important of a well written script.

The plot: Lex Luthor has been elected President of United States during a severe nation-wide economic depression. This is mainly due to his great wealth. The United States government discovers that a massive Kryptonite meteor is hurtling toward Earth. Luthor wants to destroy it using nuclear missiles and take all the credit for it. Now all he needs is to take Superman out of the way for good.

He immediately proceeds to frame Superman. He engineers the a fight between Metallo and Superman. Later we find Metallo has been killed, and Superman has been framed for it. Luther puts a million dollar bounty on Superman.

Batman who has been observing Luthor and the meteor all the time, intervenes and helps Superman to clear his name in the eyes of the public.

But with all the villains looking to collect on the bounty, will Superman live to see another day, destroy the meteor and foil Luther's plans yet again?

Watch and find out.

10/10 a must for any DVD/BLU-RAY collection.


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