Batman: Gotham Knight

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"Get ready... to rage against evil."
  • PG-13
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 16 min
  • 6.7  (26,890)

Batman: Gotham Knight is a 2008 animated superhero anthology film starring Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, and George Newbern. The film is directed by six different Japanese anime directors who each contributed a different segment to the overall narrative. The movie is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics. The film takes place between the events of the Batman Begins and The Dark Knight movies. It explores the early career of Bruce Wayne as Batman and how he is perceived by the criminal underworld of Gotham City. Batman must work to stop a group of villains who have risen to power in the city.

The film is divided into six different segments, each directed by a different Japanese anime director. The segments each have their own unique style and tone, but they all contribute to the overall narrative of Batman's struggle to protect Gotham City.

The first segment, "Have I Got a Story for You," follows a group of teenagers who each have their own version of a rumored encounter with Batman. The varying stories illustrate how different people view Batman and his role in Gotham City.

The second segment, "Crossfire," features Batman working with two members of the Gotham City police force as they attempt to stop rival gangs from destroying the city. The police officers' differing views on vigilante justice are explored as they work alongside Batman.

The third segment, "Field Test," sees Batman testing out a new piece of technology that allows him to absorb and redistribute kinetic energy. However, the weapon attracts the attention of some of Gotham's most dangerous villains.

The fourth segment, "In Darkness Dwells," finds Batman battling against the Scarecrow and the sewer-dwelling Killer Croc. This segment is notable for its dark and eerie atmosphere and violent, action-packed fight scenes.

The fifth segment, "Working Through Pain," explores Bruce Wayne's past training in India and his relationship with a woman who helped him heal from his injuries. The segment delves into Batman's physical and emotional wounds and how he uses his pain to become a better hero.

The final segment, "Deadshot," focuses on a professional assassin who has come to Gotham City to eliminate one of the city's high-profile figures. Batman must work to stop him before he can carry out his deadly mission.

Throughout the film, Kevin Conroy provides the voice of Batman, and he is joined by a talented cast of voice actors. The animation style is well-done and varies from segment to segment, with each director bringing their own unique vision to the story.

Overall, Batman: Gotham Knight is a visually stunning and action-packed film that explores the early career of Batman and his role in Gotham City. The different segments each contribute to the overall story, and the film is a must-see for all Batman fans.

Batman: Gotham Knight is a 2008 science fiction movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 16 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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    6.7  (26,890)