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Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

PG-13 | | Animation, Action, Crime | Video 29 July 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
... Deadshot / Floyd Lawton (voice)
... Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn (voice)
... Riddler (voice)
... Joker (voice)
... Security Guy (voice)
... G.C.P.D. Commissioner James Gordon (voice)
... King Shark (voice)
... Captain Boomerang / George Harkness (voice)
... Black Spider / Eric Needham (voice)
... Louise Lincoln / Killer Frost (voice)
... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
... Watch Commander (voice)
... Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow / Victor Zsasz / Smitty / Guards (voice)
... The Penguin / Oswald Cobblepot / KGBeast / Anatoli Knyazev (voice)
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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

Neil McDonough who plays Deadshot in this film also plays another DC villain in Arrow (2012-), Damien Darhk. See more »

Goofs

When the helicopter falls from the skyscraper it falls outside the window where Batman has been fighting. However Batman was in a different skyscraper - distinctly shown a few minutes before so it should have fallen from the sky scraper opposite. See more »

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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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Holy character development, Batman
30 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

Quite possibly the best DC film to date.

Top notch character development, particularly for underused characters.

Top notch writing, something sorely lacking in Hollywood in general.

Top notch animation with so many brilliant subtleties.

Top notch directing...no wasted scenes.

Before watching this, if you are a true fan, seriously go through every episode of Justice League Unlimited, Batman Beyond, and Young Justice. The characters are so rich and vivid given that context. If this is your first DC film, well, I hope you appreciate how truly brilliant these characters have been cast in this particular film.


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