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Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

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A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Conroy ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Jason Marsden ... Cop / Doctor / Youth 2 / Thomas Wayne (voice)
Scott Menville ... B-Devil / Cop (voice)
George Newbern ... Man in Black / Guido / Man / Youth 3 (voice)
Corey Padnos Corey Padnos ... Porkchop (voice)
Crystal Scales ... Meesh (voice)
Alanna Ubach ... Dander (voice)
Hynden Walch ... Woman / Young Cassandra / Young Bruce / Female Campaign Worker (voice)
Corey Burton ... The Russian / Marshall / Scarecrow (voice)
Gary Dourdan ... Crispus Allen (voice)
Jim Meskimen ... Gordon / Deadshot (voice)
Pat Musick Pat Musick ... News Anchor (voice)
Ana Ortiz ... Anna Ramirez (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Maroni / Mole Man / Youth 4 (voice)
Andrea Romano ... Dispatcher / Martha Wayne (voice)
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Storyline

In this 6-story anthology collection, Batman faces new villains and old ones in a time-line after Batman Begins. In "Have I Got A Story For You", 3 kids tell wildly different stories about Batman during a fight through Gotham. "Crossfire" focuses on two policemen who end up getting in the middle of a crime battle. "Field Test" has Lucius Fox creating a new technology for Batman, but is it too powerful? "In Darkness Dwells" features Killer Croc and Scarecrow, who have kidnapped a priest. "Working Through Pain" goes through flashbacks of Bruce Wayne's training while Batman finds his way through the sewers. Finally, "Deadshot" focuses on the titular sniper, who has a new target in Gotham. Written by Adam

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Get Ready....To Rage Against Evil


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Rated PG-13 for stylized violence, including some bloody images | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 July 2008 (USA) See more »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Someone Stop The Anime Madness, Please!
19 July 2008 | by donjeffriesSee all my reviews

What is it with the fascination with anime? "Gotham Night" is awful, absolutely dreadful stuff. The anime results in a Gotham City where everyone looks like Speed Racer. In one of the six episodes, Batman is drawn with a huge stomach and spindly legs, kind of like Hank Hill. Why can't the alleged artists of anime draw human beings? I agree that often the backgrounds in anime are wonderful, but the human figures always look the same- just like Astro Boy.

Even getting past the ugly, childish human figures, the stories in "Gotham Night" make no sense. There is no real drama, and the action is too focused on showing blood at every opportunity. And political correctness runs wild throughout; Russian gangs ruling the criminal underground in the city? And their arch enemies are some kind of Irish-1930s-Warner Brothers-type of nondescript (and, needless to say, totally unrealistic) outfit. I expected them to be brawling over bootleg liquor at any given moment. What are these writers thinking? Is there any city in modern America where the criminals look and talk like this? This is par for the course in Hollywood, but it still irks me.

I love Batman, but other than Kevin Conroy's always magnificent voice, this movie has almost nothing to recommend it.


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