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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)

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Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

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Cast

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Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
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Robin / Carrie Kelley (voice)
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Harvey Dent (voice)
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Hernando (voice)
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Don (voice)
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Lana Lang (voice)
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Ellen Yindel (voice) (as Maria Canals)
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Joanie (voice) (as Catherine Cavadini)
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Morrie (voice)
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Anchor Carla (voice)
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The Mayor (voice)
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Mackie (voice)
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Joker (voice)
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Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

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Old heroes never die. They just get darker. See more »


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

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25 September 2012 (USA)  »

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Batman DCU: Mroczny rycerz - Powrót, czesc 1  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where Commissioner Gordon relieves Officer Thompson, Thompson is seen wielding a M1928 submachine gun with drum magazine which, ironically, is also called Thompson. See more »

Quotes

Commissioner Gordon: That was some stunt you pulled at the racetrack.
Bruce Wayne: Keeps the blood flowing.
Commissioner Gordon: So long as most of it stays inside you.
Bruce Wayne: Worried about me?
Commissioner Gordon: Let's just say I'm glad you survived Batman's retirement and I was hoping you'd keep it that way.
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Version of Batman and Robin (1964) See more »

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a slice of brilliance
15 September 2012 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

There has been a few really good straight to DVD Batman animations, but this one takes the cake. Having watched the last installment of Christpher Nolans Batman on the big screen, this little piece just keeps the fire burning. Im so impressed by the attention to detail and story line that i wont even begin to give you the low-down/plot, you just need to see it for yourself. Any fans out there will be glad to know this is part one of a series and when you watch it, you'll see how the story drives you straight into the cliff hanger , all the elements are there ,even as we get to understand that Batman/Bruce Wayne has aged significantly it doesn't slow down the action, after all "Old Heroes never die , they just get Darker". i cant wait for part II . Well done and Respect to the Director and his crew for putting this together so well.


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