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Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)

A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.

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Batman (voice)
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Superman (voice)
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Lex Luthor (voice)
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Superwoman (voice)
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Owlman (voice)
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J'onn J'onzz (voice)
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Ultraman (voice)
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The Flash / Aquaman (voice)
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Wonder Woman (voice)
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Freddi Rogers ...
Rose Wilson (voice)
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Breakdance / Secret Service Agent (voice)
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Jimmy Olsen (voice)
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A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.

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When Justice meets its match, worlds collide.


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Rated PG-13 for action violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the behind the scenes featurette, voice director Andrea Romano reveals that James Woods recorded all of his lines as Owlman via satellite from a studio in Connecticut. See more »

Goofs

During Green Lantern's and Wonder Woman's assault on a drug manufacturing warehouse, after Wonder Woman has been knocked into a wall, Green Lantern backs into view from behind the building with his left arm extended and the sound effects indicate his ring is active. He is not surrounded by the glow indicating such, and his ring is visible on his right hand. See more »

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[first lines]
Lex Luthor: No time for niceties.
[rips the security door open]
The Jester: Way to be stealthy, Luthor.
Lex Luthor: The moment I shut down the grid, it send a silent alarm. They're already on their way here.
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Edited into Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013) See more »

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the Justice League flies high and goes up against... the bizarro world of themselves!
24 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the things that makes these DC animated movies, specifically those as of late (with very few exceptions) so strong thematically is that they take the foundations of the characters from the comics and the TV shows, keep them strong, and build upon them as their own forms of mythology. We see this in Superman: Doomsday with the concept of 'Can Superman be taken down?', to even a slightly lessor film like Wonder Woman, which asks, simply, 'Is this a man's world, or is there some I Am Woman Hear Me Roar too?'

While the best of the lot, Justice League New Frontier, is hard to get eclipsed in its storytelling, this new direct to video release, Crisis on Two Earths, does its best to come close. At first it might appear to be a simple bizarro-world story (or Elseworld tale as it can be called, i.e. Superman: Red Son), where the Justice League is visited by Lex Luthor(!) from the other world, who is actually battling the bad-guy versions of the JLA, and they have to stop them- specifically the mastermind Owlman- from destroying possibly both worlds... or all.

What makes it richer is how the writers and directors build upon the tropes and even add some philosophy to the mix - the way Owlman looks at all of the worlds, the nihilism present, and his disgust of free will, is rather morbidly fascinating for the few minutes its given light in what would be otherwise a "kids" movie - and keeps fans happy. I wouldn't say this is a good place to start for newbies to these characters; not so much for a complex story, which is isn't entirely, but that some of the characters are already so well established and that some of the smaller ones may just float by without much consequence (I, who has been catching up on the Justice League animated show, didn't recognize some of the characters unless named). It really is made by fans of the series (the directors are also well-established with these films, practically covering all of the recent ones for better and worse), for fans, as a rock-em-sock-em elseworld story.

While some small parts do frustrate a bit (how Owlman is so set in his path towards the end... and then proceeds to go and beat up Batman anyway seems rather redundant), it gives us some great moments in DC animated history. That one line from Batman especially to Owlman, "The difference between you and I - we both looked in the abyss, and you blinked", is a keeper, and some of the quips given by Superwoman and the Flash (yes, the Flash) are really funny. And though the overall outcome of who will triumph and so on can be called practically from the outset, the fun and danger comes in the instances of uncertainty between character fights and the intensity of one-on-one action, or just unexpected moments (the 'Green Arrow' in the elseworld is basically painted Red and made into the Batman villain Deadshot) that delight.

One last note - the voice acting here was surprisingly good. It's tricky not having the standard voices for Super/Batmen (I'm always wary hearing Batman not as Kevin Conroy), but William Baldwin actually didn't do too bad, and same for Mark Harmon. Best of all were Gina Torres as the femme fatale in Superwoman, and James Woods dialing down his usual hammy bad-guy acting for Owlman, who sounds so cerebral one wonders why he has that big suit of armor.


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