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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.

Director:

Sam Liu

Writers:

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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Storyline

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 »

Company Credits

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DC Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Color:

Color
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Trivia

When first seen, the three orphans Dickie, Jason, and Tim are holding up a couple. Tim is afraid and mentions what happened to Johnny Gobbs. This is the same line used in Batman (1989) when one of the muggers at the beginning of film is afraid while sharing the loot on the rooftop. See more »

Quotes

Alfred Pennyworth: I've laid out your mourning clothes.
Bruce Wayne: I have my own manner of mourning.
Alfred Pennyworth: Revenge.
Bruce Wayne: Her blood cries out for it.
Alfred Pennyworth: Does it, sir? "Beloved, avenge not yourselves, vengeance is mine. I will repay, sayeth the Lord." She wouldn't want you to be alone right now.
Bruce Wayne: It's how I work best, Alfred... But I can pay my respects.
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Connections

References Batman (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Can You Tame Wild Wimmen
Written by Andrew B. Sterling and Harry von Tilzer
Performed by Grey Griffin (as Grey Griffin)
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Not in the same league as under the red hood or dark knight returns but still pretty good
16 August 2018 | by suganthramSee all my reviews

There was quite some talk during this movie's release as to how it is good.It increased my expectations but now only I had the time and mood to give it a watch.And it was pretty good.The design of the batman's cowl was the only issue for me.Even if it is a Victorian age film,they need not make the eyes square.I really missed the white eyes typical of animated Batman.Other than that I had no complaints.The story and writing was engaging from beginning till end and I didn't see the climax twist coming.Overall a nice addition to DC 's acclaimed animated movies list


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