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Batman: Year One (2011)

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A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.

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Jim Gordon (voice)
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Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
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Selina (voice)
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Falcone (voice)
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Detective Essen (voice)
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Skeevers' Attorney (voice) (as Saratoga Ballantine)
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Alfred (voice)
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Stan (voice)
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Hare Krishna (voice)
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Barbara Gordon / Vicki Vale (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
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Harvey Dent (voice)
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Driver (voice)
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Flass' Attorney (voice)
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Storyline

Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on its streets and police department respectively, this pair learn how to fight back their own way. With that, Gotham's evildoers from top to bottom are terrorized by the mysterious Batman and the equally heroic Gordon is assigned to catch him by comrades who both hate and fear him themselves. In the ensuing manhunt, both find much in common as the seeds of an unexpected friendship are laid with additional friends and rivals helping to start the legend. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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A merciless crime - turns a man into an outlaw.


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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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18 October 2011 (USA)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Hopper's diner is seen frequently in the movie, and is named for its resemblance to the diner in "Nighthawks", a painting by Edward Hopper. See more »

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The DVD box says it only includes English, French and Spanish audio, but it also includes Thai audio as well. See more »

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[first lines]
Bruce Wayne: Gotham City. Clean shafts of concrete and snowy rooftops. The work of men who died generations ago. From here, it looks like an achievement. From here, you can't see the enemy.
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Batman: Absolute Perfection
28 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found that "Batman: Year One" was an amazingly entertaining and powerful movie (the best batman I've seen in a long time!). I haven't read the Graphic Novel before, but I'm sure, after watching this that it's a fantastic, well-written novel... The animation was the best I have ever seen in a long time. The story/plot was tantalizingly fabulous, I wish there were more to watch! I never saw Lieutenant Gordon as the versatile, hero he actually is. It's exciting, action-packed, sleazy and interesting. It'll definitely keep you well entertained for the hour and 4 minutes... There isn't a moment in this movie that I found boring or lame. The story is solid and ingenious! The casting was perfect. Never would have guessed Bryan Cranston to play James Gordon or Ben McKenzie as Batman but it blends perfectly... I highly suggest this to all; either your a Batman fan or not you're sure to find that this movie is Five-Star worthy...


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