Based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name, Batman: The Killing Joke takes a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime – from his humble beginnings as a struggling comedian to his fateful encounter with Batman that changes both of their lives forever. Years later, and now escaped from Arkham Asylum, The Joker devises a plan to prove that one bad day can make anyone as insane as he is – setting his sights on Commissioner Gordon. It’s up to the Dark Knight to put a stop to The Joker’s latest scheme and save one of Gotham City’s finest. Following a gripping prologue introducing Barbara Gordon’s heroic adventures alongside Batman as Batgirl, Batman: The Killing Joke stays true to the authentic tale that has held fans’ imaginations for nearly three decades – spotlighting the birth of a Super-Villain, the fortitude of a Super Hero and the punchline that will leave you speechless.

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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

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Action/Animation/Crime · 1h 16m · 7/25/2016

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The madness begins.

Description

Based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name, Batman: The Killing Joke takes a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime – from his humble beginnings as a struggling comedian to his fateful encounter with Batman that changes both of their lives forever. Years later, and now escaped from Arkham Asylum, The Joker devises a plan to prove that one bad day can make anyone as insane as he is – setting his sights on Commissioner Gordon. It’s up to the Dark Knight to put a stop to The Joker’s latest scheme and save one of Gotham City’s finest. Following a gripping prologue introducing Barbara Gordon’s heroic adventures alongside Batman as Batgirl, Batman: The Killing Joke stays true to the authentic tale that has held fans’ imaginations for nearly three decades – spotlighting the birth of a Super-Villain, the fortitude of a Super Hero and the punchline that will leave you speechless.

Status

Released

Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, English, German, French, Spanish

Countries

United States, United States

Production Companies

The Answer Studio, Warner Bros., The Answer Studio, Warner Bros.

Budget

$35,000,000

Revenue

$4,400,000
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Cast
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Kevin Conroy

Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
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Mark Hamill

The Joker (voice)
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Tara Strong

Barbara Gordon / Batgirl (voice)
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Ray Wise

Commissioner Gordon (voice)
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John Dimaggio

Francesco (voice)
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Robin Atkin Downes

Detective Bullock (voice)
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Brian George

Alfred (voice)
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JP Karliak

Reese (voice)
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Andrew Kishino

Murray (voice)
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Nolan North

Mitch (voice)
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Maury Sterling

Paris (voice)
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Fred Tatasciore

Carny Owner (voice)
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Bruce Timm

Patrolman (voice)
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Anna Vocino

Jeannie (voice)
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Kari Wahlgren

Call Girl (voice)
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Rick D. Wasserman

Maroni (voice) (as Rick Wasserman)
Crew
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Sam Liu

Director
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Bob Kane

Writer
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Bill Finger

Writer
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Alan Moore

Writer
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Brian Bolland

Writer
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Jerry Robinson

Writer
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Brian Azzarello

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray, Clamshell)

8/2/2016

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/26/2016

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray)

8/2/2016

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray)

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray, SteelBook)

8/2/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray)

8/2/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

Batman: The Killing Joke

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

9/11/2018

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray)

8/19/2016

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(DVD, Clamshell)

10/17/2016

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Batman: The Killing Joke

(Blu-ray, Slip Case)

9/3/2019

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