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Justice League: Doom (2012)

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Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Director:

Lauren Montgomery

Writers:

Dwayne McDuffie, Bob Kane (character created by: Batman) | 10 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Conroy ... Batman (voice)
Tim Daly ... Superman (voice)
Susan Eisenberg ... Wonder Woman (voice)
Nathan Fillion ... Green Lantern (voice)
Carl Lumbly ... Martian Manhunter / Ma'alefa'ak (voice)
Michael Rosenbaum ... The Flash (voice)
Bumper Robinson ... Cyborg (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Bane / Terrorist Member (voice)
Claudia Black ... Cheetah (voice)
Paul Blackthorne ... Metallo / Henry Ackerdson (voice)
Olivia d'Abo ... Star Sapphire (voice)
Alexis Denisof ... Mirror Master (voice)
Phil Morris ... Vandal Savage (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Officer in Charge / Newscaster (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Lois Lane / Queen (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
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Storyline

The Justice League are a team of great power, but also of personal secrets they thought safe. That changes when the immortal supervillain, Vandal Savage, has Batman's Batcave secretly raided to learn them all and more. Soon, the Leaguers are individually beset by their enemies who attack them with inescapable death traps specifically designed with that information. With that, all seems lost until an indomitable Knight and a young Titan combine to deliver salvation even as Savage uses the opportunity to implement a far grander scheme. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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The end of justice. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

While most of the film material is completely original, the plotline of Batman developing countermeasures against his Justice League teammates as a deterrent, only to have the plans stolen and used against the Justice League is based off the 2000 JLA storyline "Tower of Babel". See more »

Goofs

The communication with Superman when he flies to the sun is traveling faster than the speed of light. Radio waves/electromagnetic waves travel at the same speed as light, and should thus have taken several minutes to reach Superman when he was close to the sun. See more »

Quotes

The Flash: You never asked me how my wrist was healing.
Mirror Master: Fine, how's your...? Unh!
The Flash: [punches him] Surprisingly fast.
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Connections

References Speed (1994) See more »

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'Doom' is in fact the Justice League's victory!!!
24 February 2012 | by sanddragon939See all my reviews

'Tower of Babel' was one of the earliest JLA story arcs I'd read and as such I was especially interested in how this story would translate to animation. The premise of the story is both simple and yet intriguing- Batman has secretly devised stratagems to neutralize his fellow Justice League members in case any of them turned rogue. When his files are stolen however and used against his teammates, the League is forced to confront the fact that the architect of their near-destruction is in fact one of their own...It's a compelling story which has serious ethical dimensions to it as well (not to mention some great action and character moments!)

While 'JL:Doom' is a loose adaptation, it remains faithful to the spirit of the story. Replacing Ras al Ghul with Vandal Savage, as the main villain, was a great move IMO, as I think Ras works much better as a purely Batman villain. The Legion of Doom was a great nod to the old Superfriends cartoons (kudos to them for including an arch-nemesis to Martian Manhunter, who normally gets left it in this particular area!) I was also glad they found a way to include Cyborg without making it seem contrived or making him feel like a token minority character! The other characterisations were all great (Flash came across far too much like Wally West, than like Barry Allen...but I guess than can be excused given that the voice actor is the one who played Wally in JLU). If there is one gripe I had, its that I felt there could have been more discussion of the ethical implications of Batman's actions among the League, but I guess that wouldn't have fit within the alloted run- time...

On the whole, a great addition to the animated DTV's stable...looking forward to the next one!


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28 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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