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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.

Director:

Toshihiko Masuda

Writers:

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

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

Goofs

When Batman finds Superman in the warehouse he picks up the piece of kryptonite, but it disappears in the next shot and reappears when he throws it at the TV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Harley Quinn: Hang on there, Clyde!
Pawn Shop Broker: Sorry, miss, we're closed.
Harley Quinn: Just look at what I'm selling! You'll plotz!
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The Batman Superman Movie World's Finest: One of the finest indeed
5 January 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Okay I admit it, I went into this very judgemental. I mean come on can you blame me? Look at that front cover! And after all the family friendly DC stuff I've watched lately I expected more of the same.

Truth be told I got it, but made in such a way it was enjoyable regardless

Batman travels to Metropolis to team with Superman against the combined forces of Joker & Lex Luthor. The plot, hardly staggering but the delivery was fantastic.

With the vocal talents of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill & Clancy Brown this is one of the better DC outings I've seen lately despite it being a cutesy colorful one.

My complaints? The animation isn't one I like, it looks very odd in places almost like different animation styles were used for different characters.

Depite this minor issue I enjoyed Worlds Finest, it's a lot of fun for any super hero movie fan and still better than Batman vs Superman (2016)

The Good:

Mark Hamill

Very well written

The Bad:

Animation is off in places

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

Apparently Superman is a telepath as well as he can identify bad guys upon sight

Why did someone think it was a good idea to make Joker have a triangle head?


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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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1.33 : 1
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