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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

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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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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$330,360,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$873,634,919
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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the Ultimate Edition, Lex Luthor is referred to as Prisoner A-C-23-19-4. Luthor first appeared in Action Comics #23 (April 1940). See more »

Goofs

After the mercenaries kill everyone in the desert, there are two guys looking at them using two monitors. The pencil below them changes from white to blue. 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

Do You Bleed?
Music by Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL
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Why did we beleive it was that bad when it was released?
11 October 2018 | by grande_alas_90See all my reviews

To be honest...i won't deny the movie's got pacing and scene linking issues...BUT, the more time we get away from the year of it's release....the more i recognize more and more brilliant moments...i mean....to be honest...why have i watched it too many times, looking for faults and flukes but i end up enjoying it? LOL. The movie's tone is amazing, the actors are amazing, and watching Justice League and Marvel /Disney movies in a row with this one along, makes me value it even more.


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