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

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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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Lana Lang (voice)
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Ellen Yindel (voice) (as Maria Canals)
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Morrie / Abner (voice)
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Anchor Carla / Sarah Essen-Gordon (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
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Oliver Queen (voice)
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Ben Derrick (voice)
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Merkel (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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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) based much of its material from Frank Miller's graphic novel "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns," such as the bulky Batsuit, an older version of Batman/Bruce Wayne, etc. See more »

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

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Batman: You say you answer to some sort of authority. They only want me dead because I'm an embarrassment. Because I do what they can't. What kind of authority is that?
Superman: It doesn't matter. It's their world, and they won't stand for you anymore. If it isn't me, it'll just be someone else.
Batman: Really? Who do they send after you?
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the Dark Knight Returns with a BANG!
17 January 2013 | by (Medan, Indonesia) – See all my reviews

This is the animated film comic fans have been waiting for. Batman fanatics will want to watch this and the Dark Knight Returns Part I back to back. Casual movies goers will want to head to their local comic shop for the first time ever.

The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller is among the most acclaimed graphic novels ever. For years fans hoped for a film version of this four part miniseries. Just when we thought the cinematic world of Batman couldn't get any better (thanks to Chris Nolan's masterful Dark Knight Trilogy) we were finally bestowed the very faithful film adaption of the Dark Knight Returns.

This films follows immediately after the Dark Knight Returns Part I. Bruce Wayne is old but more determined than ever to reclaim the city. Batman is met with both praise and animosity from the public. Commissioner Gordon has retired. The new commissioner wants Batman arrested. A teenage girl is the new Robin. Nazi gangs are roaming the streets. Joker is being released from jail. Green Arrow is getting involved in Gotham City's conflicts. Street gangs proclaim to be the Sons of Batman. The Cold War is about to reach its nuclear climax. Superman has been hired as an assassin by the president....

All of these events come together beautifully (and with many surprises) in a well-paced, brilliantly written, thought provoking, elegantly animated, and savagely action-packed epic played out by fascinating characters. The Dark Knight Returns reaffirms that the Legend of the Dark Knight is timeless and can only die when the rest of the human race goes with it.


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