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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)

In an alternative Victorian Age Gotham City, Batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by Jack the Ripper.

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Sam Liu

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James Krieg (as Jim Krieg), Brian Augustyn (graphic novel: "Gotham by Gaslight") | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bruce Greenwood ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Jennifer Carpenter ... Selina Kyle (voice)
Chris Cox ... Father Callahan / Additional Voices (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Chief Bullock / Big Bill Dust / Additional Voices (voice)
David Forseth David Forseth ... Cyrus Gold (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Sister Leslie / Jason / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Head ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Bob Joles ... Mayor Tolliver (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Harvey Dent / Additional Voices (voice)
Lincoln Melcher ... Dickie (voice)
Scott Patterson ... James Gordon (voice)
William Salyers ... Hugo Strange / Judge (voice)
Tara Strong ... Marlene Mahone / Tim (voice)
Bruce Timm ... Arkham Radio Man (voice)
Kari Wuhrer ... Barbara Gordon / Pamela Isley (voice)
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In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of Gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a bat-garbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the innocent alike? The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines the Dark Knight detective in Victorian times and pits him against the infamous murderer Jack the Ripper.

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Catching a legendary killer takes a legendary hero. See more »


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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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DC Entertainment See more »
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Trivia

Other than the Sherlock Holmes quote there are other Sherlock Holmes references such as The Diogenes Club, Batman working with homeless children and Bruce Wayne even uses the Dancing Man code from "Sherlock Holmes and The Adventures of the Dancing Men" short story. See more »

Quotes

Sister Leslie: [faces the Ripper] Well, I won't beg. And I won't get hysterical. I won't give you the satisfaction. Know this: I forgive you.
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References Batman (1989) See more »

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Written by Andrew B. Sterling and Harry von Tilzer
Performed by Grey Griffin (as Grey Griffin)
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Great plot, solid performances, and thrilling action.
9 February 2018 | by Milk_Tray_GuySee all my reviews

Thoroughly enjoyed this 'Elseworlds' tale. Bruce Greenwood is a great Batman and I loved Anthony Head as Alfred - hope he gets to do more. Fight choreography in DC's animated Batman movies has improved hugely in recent years and Batman's battles with the Ripper here are as exciting as anything seen in his live-action - in some cases more so. Several nods to established Batman mythology/continuity for fans, plus a nice callback to Tim Burton's Batman '89 movie in the first few minutes. Quite a few Sherlock Holmes references too (might need to be a real Holmes buff to catch some). Definitely one for rewatches.

8/10


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