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Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (2015)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video 12 May 2015
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Batman, with the help of the Flash, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Red Robin, has to try and get to the bottom of the mysterious robotic animals attacking Gotham.

Director:

Butch Lukic

Writer:

Heath Corson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Craig Smith ... Batman (voice)
Chris Diamantopoulos ... Green Arrow (voice)
Will Friedle ... Nightwing (voice)
Charlie Schlatter ... The Flash (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Red Robin (voice)
Dana Snyder ... The Penguin (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Killer Croc (voice)
Keith Szarabajka ... Silverback (voice)
Laura Bailey ... Cheetah / Newscaster (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Man-Bat (voice)
Richard Epcar ... Commissioner Gordon (voice)
Alastair Duncan ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Amanda Troop ... Gladys Windsmere / Pretty Girl (voice)
Matthew Mercer ... Mech Guard 1 / Wealthy Jock (voice)
Eric Bauza ... Punk #1 / Rookie Cop (voice)
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Batman, with the help of the Flash, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Red Robin, has to try and get to the bottom of the mysterious robotic animals attacking Gotham.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts See more »

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Warner Bros. Animation See more »
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Trivia

In a scene in the Batcave, the heroes are discussing the Animilitia and trading nicknames for them. Flash refers to the criminals as the "Animaniacs" which is a reference to the Warner Bros. cartoon of the same name. See more »

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Silverback calls the robot animals, "androids". That is a specific term for robots shaped like men. Considering he is defined by his intellect, Silverback ought to have known this. See more »

Quotes

[Batman has chased Cheetah into the panther exhibit of the zoo]
Cheetah: How's your night vision, Batman? We cats see in the dark, you know. You dress as one of us, but secretly you fear your animal nature. You bury your animal instincts beneath layers of duty and order. Allow me to carve it out for you!
[leaps out of the shadows and attacks Batman]
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Version of Batwoman & Catgirl (1992) See more »

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An animated movie of mostly dormant instincts...
17 January 2019 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Right, well I can't really claim to be much of a fan of the superhero genre in any of its many variations. But I do watch the movies, solely for the purpose of being entertained by watching a movie. However, I do not take the stories or characters to heart, as it is merely fleeting entertainment.

I got the chance to sit down and watch the 2015 "Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts" animated movie with my 8 year old son. It turned out that he enjoyed watching it, as he found the villains to be entertaining - not that he cared much for the hero characters. I, on the other hand, wasn't overly thrilled by anything found in the entire animated movie.

The story was adequate, taking into consideration what it actually is - an animated "Batman" movie. The plot was predictable and there weren't any plot twists along the way, which made it all a very monotone ride along rails with no curves or ups and downs.

The characters in the movie were bland, in my opinion, and there weren't actually much of any character development. It was essentially just the heroes running around bringing the fight to the villains. Oh gee, like in every single other animated superhero movie before and after this one. So not much of anything new or innovative here.

As for the animation, well I will say that it was actually the animated movie's most strong side. It was actually nice enough to look at.

Not a particularly outstanding animated movie here. But if you are a fan of "Batman" or the superhero genre in general - or DC comics - then you might actually get a kick out of "Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts".


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