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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

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As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
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The Joker (voice)
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Francesco (voice)
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Detective Bullock (voice)
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Alfred (voice)
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Reese (voice)
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Murray (voice)
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Mitch (voice)
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Paris (voice)
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Carny Owner (voice)
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Patrolman (voice)
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Jeannie (voice)
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Call Girl (voice)
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Storyline

As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.

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The madness begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some bloody images and disturbing content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 July 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Batman: La broma mortal  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,775,000, 26 July 2016
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This movie originally went into production in 2009, but it was canceled after Watchmen (2009), another R-rated Alan Moore/DC Comics movie, underperformed at the box office. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Barbara Gordon: First of all, I realize this is probably not how you thought the story would start, not with a big shiny moon or a city that could look stunning in spite of itself... Or me. But I wanted you to know before the horror began, before it all came crashing down, there was a time when capes and cowls and fighitng crime really was exciting.
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Crazy Credits

In a mid-credits scene, Barbara is in her wheelchair entering a secret room in her apartment. As she turns on her computers, Oracle's logo appears on the screen. She says "back to work." See more »

Connections

Version of Batman: The Animated Series (1992) See more »

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I Go Looney
Composed by Michael McCuistion, Kristopher Carter and Lolita Ritmanis, Performed by Mark Hamill
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They wasted good material and awesome actors...on this?
28 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was a fan of the graphic novel, so I will admit that already set a high bar to please me. I would never have considered watching it but for the voice talents of Hamill and Conroy.

So I got comfortable and watched, hoping to be 'disturbed.' I was...but not in the manner which I had been expecting. It was FLAT. Like a soda you enjoy left open in a warm room allowed to lose every bubble of carbonation as well as achieve a temperature of lukewarm tepid. My mind wished I could somehow spit it out now. But no... It is there now. Any fond memories of the graphic novel...gone. Replaced with this.

Keeping this "spoiler free" was extraordinarily easy as it is already a spoiled mire of good talent and incredible source material wasted.


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