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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)

The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.

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Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
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Robin / Carrie Kelley (voice)
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Don (voice)
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After a 10 year absence, the Dark Knight has returned to Gotham to fight the Mutant threat. After defeating the mutants, he has taken control of a gang loyal to him in order to make Gotham a safer place. But, the Joker has decided to stop this, and fights against Batman in a deadly duel. Meanwhile, the Man of Steel is ordered to stop the Dark Knight because the government believes that his ways are wrong. As Batman fights the Joker, the Man of Steel prepares for his greatest fight. Written by romanwarrior2

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Justice Returns... Vengeance Returns... Redemption Comes to Gotham See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of action violence and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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29 January 2013 (USA)  »

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Deluxe Edition  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Commissioner Gordon's wife, Sarah, was never actually illustrated by writer/artist Frank Miller in the source material. When she finally appears at the end of the series, she is in silhouette. See more »

Goofs

The automated missiles set to target Superman during the final confrontation have a misspelled readout, "X-RAY DECTECTED." See more »

Quotes

Batman: He'll still be weak, between the nuke and so little sunlight. Just how weak we'll see when he finds my first surprise.
Robin: Yeah, but how long you expect to last against him?
Batman: Long enough.
Robin: Boss. I'm trying to get the plan here. I mean, you gonna die tonight or what?
Batman: Figure I will.
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The Batman is back again....again.
3 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an excellent translation of Miller's piece of the same name. Animation and the overall attitude of the movie was perfectly executed like the first part. This Batman mini-series is so satiating for Miller's fans; but it is also very satisfying to Dark Knight patrons unfamiliar with his work. I remember reading the description before reading the graphic novel; and then kind-of begrudgingly read them because I wasn't anticipating a Batman/Superman story would be as gritty and raw as Miller typically does and I was inevitably still in awe of the beauty of that entire side of the story. I didn't begrudgingly watch this series but my excited meant reestablished. Absolutely bloody-well done!


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