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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)

Unrated | | Animation, Action, Crime | Video 17 March 1998
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When Mr. Freeze, desperate to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.

Director:

Boyd Kirkland

Writers:

Bob Kane (Batman created by), Randy Rogel | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Conroy ... Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
Michael Ansara ... Dr. Victor Fries / Mr. Freeze (voice)
Loren Lester ... Dick Grayson / Robin (voice)
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
George Dzundza ... Dr. Gregory Belson (voice)
Robert Costanzo ... Detective Harvey Bullock (voice)
Bob Hastings ... Commissioner James 'Jim' Gordon (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ... Barbara Gordon / Batgirl (voice)
Marilu Henner ... Veronica Vreeland (voice)
Dean Jones ... Dean Arbagast (voice)
Mari Devon ... WGBS Reporter Summer Gleeson (voice)
Liane Schirmer Liane Schirmer ... Lieutenant Renee Montoya (voice)
Rahi Azizi Rahi Azizi ... Koonak (voice)
Townsend Coleman ... (voice)
Brian George ... (voice)
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Storyline

Mr. Freeze is living in the arctic with his cryogenically-frozen wife. When a submarine destroys her containment capsule, he has to find someone to "donate" a new heart for her. His search turns up one donor with the right blood type: Barbara (Batgirl) Gordon. Her kidnapping sends Batman and Robin on a hurried chase to free her in time. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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It's going to get Cold this Summer!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Original animation from the Animated series was used not much like the new Adventures of Batman & Robin. And Mary Kay Bergman replaced Melissa Gilbert, who was eventually replaced by her friend and fellow voice actress Tara Strong. See more »

Goofs

Renee Montoya is portrayed as a uniformed police officer in this story which is set after "The Adventures of Batman & Robin" (1994) where she was promoted to plainclothes detective. Both SubZero and the series are part of the same continuity that began with the 1992 "Batman" animated series. See more »

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Commissioner James 'Jim' Gordon: Come on, people! A guy in a wierd suit with two polar bears can't be too hard to spot!
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A truly great Batman movie.
3 May 2005 | by thedarkknight-89See all my reviews

Alongside Mask of the Phantasm, this movie is a great tribute to the Animated Series that brought Batman into children's lives. This movie, even though it was animated, was serious, realistic, and had a great plot. The fact that it came out after Shcumaker's Batman & Robin, is a shame, due to the fact that this movie, an animated movie, blows the big screen movie out of the water. Just goes to show the difference between a great movie and director, and a horrible movie.

The voices for the characters were picked perfectly, and unlike the Freeze of Batman and Robin, this Dr. Freeze was perfectly in alignment with the mentality and actions of the comic book villain.

Kevin Conroy sounds just like you expect Batman to sound like, blowing George Clooneys frankly oddball and campy rendition away. Conroy acts like people expect the real Batman to act, assuming of course you are not Joel Schumaker or anyone who thinks said directors movies are good.


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