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Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

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Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

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Heath Corson, Bob Kane (Batman created by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Conroy ... Batman (voice)
Neal McDonough ... Deadshot (voice)
Hynden Walch ... Harley Quinn (voice)
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Riddler (voice)
Troy Baker ... Joker (voice)
Eric Bauza ... Security Guy (voice)
Chris Cox ... Gordon (voice)
John DiMaggio ... King Shark (voice)
Greg Ellis ... Captain Boomerang (voice)
Giancarlo Esposito ... Black Spider (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Killer Frost (voice)
Martin Jarvis ... Alfred (voice)
Peter Jessop ... Watch Commander (voice)
Christian Lanz ... Scarecrow (voice)
Nolan North ... Cobblepot (voice)
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Storyline

In Gotham City, the Riddler has secret information on the top secret Task Force X that he threatens to make public, but before Amanda Waller can have him killed, he is captured by Batman. Now with Riddler imprisoned in Arkham Asylum, Amanda Waller reassembles the Suicide Squad of captured supervillains with the mission to infiltrate the forensic mental hospital to retrieve Riddler's information. Led by Deadshot, this black ops team makes their way into the facility, only to face complications from within and without the team with secret agendas and double crosses all around. Meanwhile, Batman has his own concerns with an urgent search for The Joker's deadly bomb that threatens Gotham City. Eventually, all these players converge on Arkham Asylum for a showdown that few are going to escape alive. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The sex scene Deadshot and Harley Quinn have was taken from the DC "New 52" comics, where they were both members of the Suicide Squad and did the same thing. See more »

Goofs

One of Harley's balls on the end of her jester hat is cut off during a fight with batman, but a few minutes later it's somehow back on her hat. See more »

Quotes

Harley Quinn: [on the Joker] I'm fine. We're done. He's a jerk. Whatever.
Killer Frost: [sarcasm] Well, I'm convinced.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits feature a vignette that introduces each member of the Suicide Squad:
  • Killer Frost takes on a SWAT team at a bank robbery
  • King Shark attacks a squad of police officers
  • Black Spider breaks into a mobster's hideout and kills him
  • KGBeast attacks a US military base
  • Captain Boomerang defends himself in prison wielding a plate like a boomerang
  • at a support center, Harley Quinn attacks a woman who takes away her cartoons
  • Deadshot attempts to break out of a maximum security prison.
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Connections

Version of Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 1 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
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Whistled by Troy Baker
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Awesome!!
2 August 2014 | by crimson_knight_7See all my reviews

DC animated movies almost never fail to please me and Batman: Assault on Arkham, directed by Jay Oliva and Ethan Spaulding, portrays criminals with a vicious and sexy attitude.

With almost all the same voice actors from the Batman Arkham series including Kevin Conroy, Oliva and Spaulding take the Batman animated movies into Arkham Asylum just as portrayed in the Arkham video games series. In my opinion, it's about time Warner Brothers created a Batman animated movie based on the atmosphere of the Arkham games as it is so popular with the fans.

Interestingly enough, this movie focuses more on a criminal special task force created by Amanda Waller, who also created the Suicide Squad, rather than Batman; however, there was still enough of Batman to satisfy our Dark Knight needs especially when the voice is Kevin Conroy. What surprised me the most was Troy Baker as the voice of the Joker. Though he has been the voice of Joker before, I almost thought it was Mark Hamill until I looked up the cast. With that in mind, Baker's acting inspires me with high hopes for the Jokers future.

Overall, this Batman animated movie had a sexy, trilling, attitude which was packed full of lethal action that would please any Batman fan. A perfect 10!


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