Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

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Zack Snyder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Bruce Wayne / Batman
Henry Cavill ... Clark Kent / Superman
Amy Adams ... Lois
Jesse Eisenberg ... Lex Luthor
Diane Lane ... Martha Kent
Laurence Fishburne ... Perry White
Jeremy Irons ... Alfred
Holly Hunter ... Senator Finch
Gal Gadot ... Diana Prince / Wonder Woman
Scoot McNairy ... Wallace Keefe
Callan Mulvey ... Anatoli Knyazev
Tao Okamoto ... Mercy Graves
Brandon Spink ... Young Bruce Wayne
Lauren Cohan ... Martha Wayne
Alan D. Purwin Alan D. Purwin ... Wayne Industries Pilot
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Storyline

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman. Meanwhile, Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". Written by Mine Turtle

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Who will win?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Henry Cavill did the ALS ice bucket challenge on set with Amy Adams, although Cavill had extra buckets of ice thrown on him. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce Wayne watches the video footage of meta humans, the one with Diana takes place in Paris, France. The footage shows a date in the upper left corner. The date says "22 juin 2015, 10:13AM". If "22 juin 2015" is French, "10:13AM" is pure English. In French, the hour would simply be "10:13" (as the evening time would be "22:13"). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Batman: There was a time above... a time before... there were perfect things... diamond absolutes. But things fall... things on earth. And what falls... is fallen. In the dream, it took me to the light. A beautiful lie.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are set within a flashback to young Bruce Wayne's childhood: his parents' death, their funeral and him encountering a cave of bats. See more »

Alternate Versions

The theatrical release (rated "PG-13") is 151 minutes in length. The "ultimate edition" director's cut (rated "R" for scenes of violence) is 183 minutes in length. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Black and Blue
Music by Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL
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Ultimate Extended Edition
18 February 2021 | by choarcwarb-18133See all my reviews

Just watch The Ultimate Extended Edition. It's longer and for good reason. It adds so much and fills so many holes. Theatrical cut is a mess. The Ultimate Extended Edition is a 9 for me. Theatrical version is a 5.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman vs. Superman See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$166,007,347, 27 March 2016

Gross USA:

$330,360,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$873,637,528
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ultimate Edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Datasat (Datasat Digital Sound)| 12-Track Digital Sound | Dolby Surround 7.1 | IMAX 6-Track

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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