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The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997)

Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf.

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Toshihiko Masuda

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Alan Burnett (story "World's Finest"), Paul Dini (story "World's Finest") | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Daly ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
Dana Delany ... Lois Lane (voice)
Kevin Conroy ... Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
Mark Hamill ... The Joker (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Lex Luthor (voice)
Arleen Sorkin ... Dr. Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn (voice)
Lisa Edelstein ... Mercy Graves (voice)
Bob Hastings ... Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice)
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Joseph Bologna ... Dan Turpin (voice)
Robert Costanzo ... Harvey Bullock (voice)
George Dzundza ... Perry White (voice)
Lauren Tom ... Angela Chen (voice)
Corey Burton ... Additional Voices (voice)
John Capodice ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

Joker, short on money for his criminal endeavors, strikes a deal with Lex Luthor to kill Superman. Batman tracks Joker to Metropolis and alerts Superman to the Joker's plan. After initial distrust of each other, the World's Finest team up to thwart the villains by night. By day, Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent clash over the attention of Lois Lane. Written by Kestrel (Anthony Paladino)

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Cleaning Up The Planet One Villain At A Time.


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This is a compilation of three episodes (World's Finest Part 1,2 & 3) from Superman Animated Series. See more »

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World's Finest!
9 May 1999 | by Blake_PetitSee all my reviews

The only thing I can fault Warner Bros for with this movie is for NOT stamping the classic Superman/Batman label of "World's Finest" on the box. Paul Dini and Bruce Timm -- indeed, everyone who has worked on these two animated series have proven time and again their respect for these characters and their talent in their portrayal. Seeing them TOGETHER -- well, it's a comic book geek's dream come true. Sure, it falls prey to the team-up concept of using one villain from each hero's mythos, but it does it well. What's more, the casts from each TV show have always been above par and are welcome together. Kevin Conroy and Tim Daly, as Batman and Superman, are the best on-screen pairing of the two heroes EVER. If Warner Bros had any sense at all, they'd forget Joel Schumaker and Tim Burton and give the next Batman and Superman movies to the great people who make the animated series a joy to watch every week. Oh -- and one more thing -- with the sudden influx of other heroes on these guy's shows: Steel, Supergirl, the Creeper, Green Lantern, Aquaman, the Flash, Nightwing -- when are we going to get the Justice League of America cartoon show that we're clamoring for? Get with it, WB!


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