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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)

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The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.

Director:

Jay Oliva

Writers:

Bob Kane (character created by: Batman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Weller ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Ariel Winter ... Robin / Carrie Kelley (voice)
Michael Emerson ... Joker (voice)
David Selby ... Commissioner Gordon (voice)
Mark Valley ... Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Congressman Noches (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Don (voice)
Paget Brewster ... Lana Lang (voice)
Maria Canals-Barrera ... Ellen Yindel (voice)
Townsend Coleman ... Morrie / Abner (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Anchor Carla / Sarah Essen-Gordon (voice)
Robin Atkin Downes ... Oliver Queen (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Ben Derrick (voice)
Michael Jackson ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Danny Jacobs ... Merkel (voice)
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Storyline

After a 10 year absence, the Dark Knight has returned to Gotham to fight the Mutant threat. After defeating the mutants, he has taken control of a gang loyal to him in order to make Gotham a safer place. But, the Joker has decided to stop this, and fights against Batman in a deadly duel. Meanwhile, the Man of Steel is ordered to stop the Dark Knight because the government believes that his ways are wrong. As Batman fights the Joker, the Man of Steel prepares for his greatest fight. Written by romanwarrior2

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Gotham City Belongs To The Batman (Deluxe Edition) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of action violence and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) based much of its material from Frank Miller's graphic novel "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns," such as the armored Batsuit, an older version of Batman, etc. See more »

Goofs

A major plot point in this movie is that Batman is being criminally prosecuted and chased by the government for killing Joker. However, Batman clearly did that when he had the right of self-defense and defense of others. Virtually all countries in the world have laws which state that (otherwise dangerous) actions performed in order to save the lives of oneself and/or others are not illegal. Therefore, having the government issue a large-scale manhunt for a man who merely used self-defense to save his life and the lives of others would be unnecessary and illegal. See more »

Quotes

[the White House, Washington, D.C. - the President of the United States meets with somebody who can handle Batman... ]
President: Son, you know I like to keep you out of domestic affairs, what with all the ruckus you stir up.
Superman: Yes, sir.
President: But, well... it's a ruckus I'd like you to straighten out, involving a friend of yours in Gotham City. It's all well and good to have a wild bronco on the ranch now and then. Does the hands good to break him in. But if the bronco up and kicks over the fence, and gets all the...
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Alternate Versions

A version was released on October 8, 2013 entitled 'Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Deluxe Edition'. This version combines both parts into a single 148 minute movie. however it cuts out the newscast part from the opening scene of Part 2. See more »

Connections

Version of Batman: Year One (2011) See more »

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part II
26 July 2013 | by johnhstrmSee all my reviews

I had a really hard time believing that Part II would be better than Part I, I was wrong. This movie was packed from start to finish and I never found myself even the slightest bit bored.

The first part with the Joker could have been a movie by itself. It felt like over 1 hour of the movie had passed at that point, but in a good way. I was really excited from the ending of Part I when the Joker did his "B-B-B-Batmaaan, daaaarling" thing. The Joker was portrayed in a good way by the way he acted and talked throughout the movie.

One thing I did not like and that I didn't like from the first one either is how the new Robin is played.

I had some doubts about the Superman part, but it turned out really great and I love how the battle between them turned out, especially the ending!

Overall an awesome movie!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Deluxe Edition See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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