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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 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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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jeffrey Dean Morgan's fourth big screen adaptation of a comic. His others are Watchmen (2009), The Losers (2010), and Jonah Hex (2010). See more »

Goofs

When Perry reads the newspaper, an article refers to the African incident as having taken place in the real-life city of Nairobi, even though the incident in the movie happened in the fictional country of Nairomi. 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 Warner Bros, Ratpac Entertainment and DC Comics logos have autumn leaves falling. 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

Version of Legion of Super Heroes (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Shostakovich: Waltz II (Jazz Suite No. 2)
Written by Dmitri Shostakovich (as Dimitri Shostakovich)
Performed by Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (as Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Riccardo Chailly
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Awesome
4 April 2018 | by ahmadkeSee all my reviews

First off let me say this film is far from perfect. The overall mood is way too dark for a Superman movie, the blasphemy scattered throughout seemed way too forced and the film does seem unevenly paced at times. That being said, BvS is still an awesome superhero movie; way cooler than all of the lame films marvel made over the years which just happened to get such high ratings here on IMDB, (except for maybe Thor Ragnarok, Ironman and a few others which are actually pretty cool). Batman vs Superman is in fact a real spectacle, a real showdown worthy of the most loved superheroes of our time. Zack Snyder does a great job making everything look great which to me is the most important aspect in a movie like this. Superman and Batman are awesome icons and they deserve to be presented in an awesome way.This film achieves that. Disregard the haters, this is a great film.


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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:

$873,634,919
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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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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