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The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997)

Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf.

Director:

Toshihiko Masuda

Writers:

Alan Burnett (story "World's Finest"), Paul Dini (story "World's Finest") | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Daly ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
Dana Delany ... Lois Lane (voice)
Kevin Conroy ... Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
Mark Hamill ... The Joker (voice)
Clancy Brown ... Lex Luthor (voice)
Arleen Sorkin ... Dr. Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn (voice)
Lisa Edelstein ... Mercy Graves (voice)
Bob Hastings ... Commissioner Jim Gordon (voice)
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Joseph Bologna ... Dan Turpin (voice)
Robert Costanzo ... Harvey Bullock (voice)
George Dzundza ... Perry White (voice)
Lauren Tom ... Angela Chen (voice)
Corey Burton ... Additional Voices (voice)
John Capodice ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

Joker, short on money for his criminal endeavors, strikes a deal with Lex Luthor to kill Superman. Batman tracks Joker to Metropolis and alerts Superman to the Joker's plan. After initial distrust of each other, the World's Finest team up to thwart the villains by night. By day, Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent clash over the attention of Lois Lane. Written by Kestrel (Anthony Paladino)

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Taglines:

Cleaning Up The Planet One Villain At A Time.


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is a compilation of three episodes (World's Finest Part 1,2 & 3) from Superman Animated Series. See more »

Goofs

When Batman finds Superman in the warehouse he picks up the piece of kryptonite, but it disappears in the next shot and reappears when he throws it at the TV. See more »

Quotes

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Wonderful tale of the first meeting between Batman and Superman.
26 April 2001 | by TomAylesSee all my reviews

Batman and Superman were stars of DC Comics' World's Finest comic book for years before DC got the brilliant idea of having them appear together as a team. Since then there have been several tales of the "first meeting" between these two classic super heroes. None of them matches the strength of this movie, which is one of the best full-length movie versions of either of the characters. As with all of the animated Batman shows, this is suitable for both kids and adults.


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