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Batman The Dark Knight Returns Movie

Updated on March 20, 2013

Batman The Dark Knight Part 1

Looking for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 [Blu-ray]? Before you buy it though, you may really want to read this review of the animated movie first to see if you'll get your money's worth.

"Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1" is an original animated feature from Warner Premiere and DC Comics with a great story line. voice acting and action sequences.

If you want to know more about this movie, read on...

The Dark Knight Part 1 - Great Animated Adaptation of The Graphic Novel

Batman: The Dark Knight Part 1

What It's About and Features

Batman the Dark Knight Part 1 is the animated adaptation of the first half of Frank Miller's influential graphic novel "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns."

The graphic novel changed the way Batman is depicted in the comics, movies and TV forever. Because of the success of this novel, Batman started being portrayed as a dark and gritty vigilante that criminals feared.

Just like the graphic novel, the movie is set ten years after Bruce Wayne has long retired as Batman. However, due to a threat posed by a gang called the Mutants, he comes back as Batman to save Gotham.

This Blue Ray Disc includes a sneak peek of Part 2 and "Batman / Superman: Public Enemies" and the two mini documentaries "Batman and Me: The Bob Kane Story" and "Her Name is Carrie... Her Role is Robin."

It also has two bonus cartoons from "Batman: The Animated Series" and a section of the "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" digital comic.

The Dark Knight Returns Movie

Great Animation and Script

The Dark Knight Part 1 features great animation which captures the graphic novel's art. The animation matches the style and mood of the comic and has amazing fight scenes.

This movie captures the essence of Frank Miller's graphic novel and is almost an animated copy of it. The only main differences are most of Batman's narration has been removed in favor of a more movie action feel.

Certain dialogue has been changed appropriately for the movie but you won't find any cheesy one liners and corny punch lines here.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is a great movie for teens and adults alike.

Batman: The Dark Knight Part 1 Trailer - Watch This!

Here's the trailer for "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1."

Check the animation, the fight scenes and the voice acting in this trailer.

You'll get a glimpse of why people enjoyed watching this movie.

Watch the trailer below!

Batman The Dark Knight Returns Voice Talent

Great Cast and Performance

The Voice talent in the Dark Knight Returns is superb.

Peter Weller of Robocop fame, was great at voicing Batman/Bruce Wayne. He's no Kevin Conroy but he was able to play the part very well. He's able make Batman come across as more of tough guy/action hero/cowboy western hero in contrast to Conroy's brooding, scarred super hero.

David Selby (Social Network and 80's TV series Falcon Crest) was able to competently pull off an old gruff Commissioner Gordon and "Modern Family's" Ariel Winter voiced Robin pretty well.

Hey,This Isn't Batman Returns!

This Ain't The Dark Knight Rises, Either!

Some people Googled "Batman Returns Part 1" and found about this movie.

They bought this thinking it's Batman Part 1 or Batman Returns that starred Michael Keaton!

This isn't one of the live action movies produced in the late 80's and 90's.

Some also bought this thinking that this is one of the live action movies released more recently that starred Christian Bale as Batman. This isn't it. This one's an original animated movie.

There were people who bought this who thought they got scammed. Other people realized their mistake.

The solution to this mistake: Buy the Correct Batman Movie!

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2

The Conclusion Is Finally Here!

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 [Blu-ray] can now be ordered.

A lot of Batman fans (including me) can't wait for it to be released.

This is the second part of the graphic novel cartoon adaptation where he encounters the Joker who comes out of his catatonic state in Arkham Asylum. He also goes one on one with Superman who's ordered by the government to stop Batman.

People who got to view this movie (including yours truly) really liked it and wish there was a part 3!

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Is The Best Batman Movie - Do you agree?

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      kabbalah lm 4 years ago

      All the Batmans were good I like them all