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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

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The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". Written by Mine Turtle

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Rated PG - 13 for intense sequences of violence and action throughout, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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25 March 2016 (USA)  »

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Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$166,007,347 (USA) (25 March 2016)

Gross:

$330,249,062 (USA) (10 June 2016)
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Trivia

After seeing his performance in Cloud Atlas (2012), the studio wanted Tom Hanks to portray Lex Luthor. See more »

Goofs

In the obituary for Clark Kent, the opening couple of paragraphs are repeated further down the article. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Batman: There was a time above... a time before... there were perfect things... diamond absolutes. But things fall... things on earth. And what falls... is fallen. In the dream, it took me to the light. A beautiful lie.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are set within a flashback to young Bruce Wayne's childhood: his parents' death, their funeral and him encountering a cave of bats. See more »

Connections

References Seven Samurai (1954) See more »

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This movie was badly edited, written & destroyed an iconic story & villain
27 April 2016 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This movie had all the hallmarks of being a long endurance classic but turned an iconic villain into a joker Zuckerburg. The best parts of the movie were in the trailer & the mishmash of editing left you feeling like there was no continuity to the movie & I really don't care about seeing a Justice League made up of these characters. I really enjoyed Man of Steel & the Dark Knight series but this movie sucked. I can't blame it on Afflack because he wasn't what brought this movie down. It was the story & editing that did that. I wouldn't waste my money for this movie on DVD let alone flop down the cash to see it in 3D. I hope for more from Suicide Squad because the previews look just as good or better than BvS & I know it can't get worse than BvS. If you want BvS get the Frank Miller Dark Knight story that was butchered in this film.


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