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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 ()


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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... See more »

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Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
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Robin / Carrie Kelley (voice)
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Commissioner Gordon (voice)
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Harvey Dent (voice)
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Hernando (voice)
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Don (voice)
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Lana Lang (voice)
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Ellen Yindel (voice) (as Maria Canals)
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Joanie (voice) (as Catherine Cavadini)
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Morrie (voice)
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Anchor Carla (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
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The Mayor (voice)
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Mackie (voice)
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Joker (voice)
Michael Jackson ...
Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
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Merkel (voice)
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Dr. Herbert Willing / Anchor Tom (voice)
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Son of Batman / Rookie Police Officer (voice)
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Dr. Bartholomew Wolper (voice)
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Anchor Ted (voice)
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General Briggs (voice)
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Rob / Robber (voice)
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Woman (voice)
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Michelle / Anchor Trish / Young Bruce Wayne / Kevin Ridley (voice)
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Murray (voice)
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Silk (voice) (as Gary Sturgis)
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Mr. Hudson / Store Woner (voice)
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Thomas Wayne (voice)
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Femur's Lawyer (voice)
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Mayor Stevenson / Weather Man (voice)
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Mutant Leader / Anchor Bill (voice)
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Femur (voice)
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Lola Chong (voice)

Directed by

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Jay Oliva

Written by

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Bob Kane ... (character created by: Batman)
 
Frank Miller ... (comic book) &
Klaus Janson ... (comic book)
 
Bob Goodman ... (written by)
 
Bob Kane ... (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Alfred Beagle as Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth, Commissioner James Worthington "Jim" Gordon, Harvey Dent, The Joker, Dr. Thomas Wayne & Martha Wayne) (uncredited)
 
Bill Finger ... (characters: Bruce Wayne/Batman, Commissioner James "Jim" Gordon, Harvey Dent, The Joker, Thomas Wayne, Martha Wayne & Lana Lang) (uncredited)
 
Jerry Robinson ... (character: The Joker) (uncredited)
 
Lynn Varley ... (comic book) (uncredited)
 
John Sikela ... (character: Lana Lang) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Alan Burnett ... co-producer
Toshiyuki Hiruma ... line producer
Michael Macasero ... associate producer
Benjamin Melniker ... executive producer
Sam Register ... executive producer
Bruce Timm ... executive producer
Michael E. Uslan ... executive producer (as Michael Uslan)

Music by

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Christopher Drake ... (original music by)

Film Editing by

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Christopher D. Lozinski

Editorial Department

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Steven White ... on-line editor

Casting By

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Meredith Layne

Makeup Department

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Jeannee Josefczyk ... makeup artist
Lois McIntosh ... hair stylist: daily crew

Production Management

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Cory Gustke ... production manager
Matthew Mahoney ... assistant production manager
Bobbie Page ... production supervisor
Scott Shinick ... post-production manager

Art Department

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Brendan Clogher ... storyboard artist
Tim Divar ... storyboard artist
Lynell Forestall ... storyboard artist
Naz Ghodrati-Azadi ... storyboard artist / storyboard revisionist
Jay Hong ... background design
Sam Liu ... storyboard artist
Kathryn Marusik ... storyboard revisionist
Lauren Montgomery ... storyboard artist
Christina Sotta ... storyboard clean-up artist
Keo Thongkham ... storyboard artist
Christie Tseng ... storyboard clean-up artist
Adam Van Wyk ... storyboard artist
Melchior Zwyer ... storyboard artist

Sound Department

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George Brooks ... sound effects editor
Kelly Ann Foley ... dialogue editor (as Kelly Foley Downs)
Patrick J. Foley ... dialogue editor
Mike Garcia ... dialogue editor
Robert Hargreaves ... re-recording mixer / sound designer / sound effects editor
John Hegedes ... re-recording mixer (as John K. Hegedes)
Mark Keatts ... adr editor (as Mark A. Keatts) / supervising dialogue editor (as Mark A. Keatts)
Gary Marullo ... foley artist

Visual Effects by

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Matthew Girardi ... visual effects

Animation Department

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Jen Bennett ... storyboard clean-up artist
Matthew Bordenave ... color key artist
Michael Chang ... storyboard
Andy Chiang ... model designer
Brendan Clogher ... storyboard artist
Tim Divar ... storyboard
Bill Dunn ... background key painter
Lynell Forestall ... character designer / storyboard
Naz Ghodrati-Azadi ... storyboard clean-up artist
Stephen B. Jones ... character designer
Danny Kimanyen ... character designer
Sam Liu ... storyboard
Lauren Montgomery ... storyboard
Rick Morales ... storyboard
Justin Schultz ... animation checker
Coran Stone ... character designer
Owen Sullivan ... storyboard
Jon Suzuki ... lead character designer
Junpei Takayama ... character designer
Keo Thongkham ... storyboard
Brian Uchida ... character designer
Adam Van Wyk ... storyboard
Melchior Zwyer ... character designer / storyboard

Music Department

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Francisco Rodriguez ... music editor
Niki Sherrod ... executive in charge of music

Transportation Department

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Shahin Moatazed-Keyvany ... unit driver
Angelo Sotereanos ... production driver
Ian Yea ... driver: honeywagon (uncredited)

Other crew

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Lori Blackstone ... business & legal affairs
Neil A. Cole ... publicist
Luisa Guzman ... production accountant
Vivian Hernandez ... production support
Michele Karpel ... production support
Audrey Kim ... production support
Sharmalee Lall ... business & legal affairs
Debbie Lindquist ... production accountant
Nicole Martin ... production administrator
Tamara Miles ... production support
Bonnie Negrete ... business & legal affairs
John Nixon ... senior armoury technician
Andrea Romano ... voice director
Maral Simonian ... production accountant
Kira Tirimacco ... production support
Renee Toporzysek ... production support
Athena Wingate ... production accountant
Janet Yi ... production support

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Taglines Old heroes never die. They just get darker. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Batman: El Regreso del Caballero Oscuro. Primera Parte (Spain)
  • Μπάτμαν: Η επιστροφή του σκοτεινού ιππότη, μέρος 1 (Greece)
  • Batman: Návrat Temného rytíre, cást 1. (Czech Republic)
  • Batman DCU: Mroczny rycerz - Powrót, czesc 1 (Poland)
  • Тёмный рыцарь: Возрождение легенды. Часть 1 (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 76 min
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Box Office

Budget $3,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The red phone that the Commissioner uses to contact Batman has the same design and beeping tone that the one from the 1960s TV series had. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Dark Knight Returns Movie (2013). See more »
Quotes Mutant Leader: [picks up Batman out of mud] You finished, old man.
Batman: [headbutts Mutant Leader in broken nose] You don't get it, son. This isn't a mud hole. It's an operating table. And I'm the surgeon.
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