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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)

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Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Director:

Jay Oliva

Writers:

Bob Kane (character created by: Batman), Frank Miller (comic book) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Weller ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Ariel Winter ... Robin / Carrie Kelley (voice)
David Selby ... Commissioner Gordon (voice)
Wade Williams ... Harvey Dent (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Hernando (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Don (voice)
Paget Brewster ... Lana Lang (voice)
Maria Canals-Barrera ... Ellen Yindel (voice) (as Maria Canals)
Cathy Cavadini ... Joanie (voice) (as Catherine Cavadini)
Townsend Coleman ... Morrie (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Anchor Carla (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
Richard Doyle ... The Mayor (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Mackie (voice)
Michael Emerson ... Joker (voice)
Michael Jackson ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
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Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

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Old heroes never die. They just get darker. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Although Frank Miller's graphic novel "The Dark Knight Returns" was originally adapted into two parts, Warner Home Video re-edited them into a single direct-to-video animated feature, "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Deluxe Edition." See more »

Quotes

Alfred Pennyworth: Master Bruce. You set off the alarm, sir. This somnambulism is becoming a problem especially for those of us with a penchant for sleeping at night.
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Alternate Versions

A version was released on October 8, 2013 entitled 'Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Deluxe Edition'. This version combines both parts into a single 148 minute movie. however it cuts out the newscast part from the opening scene of Part 2. See more »

User Reviews

 
Amazing! (spoiler free)
13 September 2012 | by behy7000See all my reviews

I'll be short. I'm an 90-ties kid (now 21) and I watched a lot of batman cartoons and movies, and even read the comic on which this movie is based on. The movie shocked me how good it was made, the animation, the acting (even though batman isn't voiced by Kevin Conroy), even the sound is simply great.

If you are a batman fan, and watched the cartoon series, and movies, and even better if you read the comics you are absolutely going to LOVE this movie.

It's definitely worth watching it in theaters / or blue ray.

A+


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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