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The Dark Knight Returns (film)

Directed by

Werner Herzog

Produced by

Frank Miller

Based on

The Dark Knight Returns
by Frank Miller

Starring

Brendan Fraser
Sophia Lillis
Halle Berry
John Cena
Stanley Tucci
Crispin Glover
Kevin Kline
Timothy Dalton

Studio

DC Films
Village Roadshow Pictures
Bron Creative
Joint Effort
Warner Bros. Pictures

Distributed by

Warner Bros. Pictures

Release date(s)

October 7, 2020

Running time

197 minutes

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The Dark Knight Returns is a 2020 superhero film, adapted from the 1986 comic book of the same name by Frank Miller.

Synopsis

Cast

  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (Brendan Fraser)
  • Carrie Kelley/Robin (Sophia Lillis)
  • Commissioner James Gordon (Kevin Kline)
  • Harvey Dent/Two-Face (Stanley Tucci)
  • The Joker (Crispin Glover)
  • Commissioner Ellen Yindel (Halle Berry)
  • Alfred Pennyworth (Timothy Dalton)
  • Clark Kent/Superman (Nathan Fillion)
  • The Mutant Leader (John Cena)
  • Dr. Bartholomew Wolper (Clancy Brown)
  • Oliver Queen (William Katt)
  • Morrie (Richard Jenkins)
  • Lana Lang (Melissa McCarthy)
  • Selina Kyle (Minnie Driver)
  • The Mayor of Gotham City (William Shatner)
  • Deputy Mayor Stevenson
  • Abner (Adrian Martinez)
  • David Endochrine (Conan O'Brien)
  • Frank (Andy Richter)
  • The President (Oliver Platt)
  • Mr. Hudson (Frank Miller)

Production

Differences between the film and graphic novel

  • The setting is changed from the 1980s to the late 2010s.
  • Alfred and Selina's roles are expanded.
  • Ronald Reagan is replaced by an unnamed fictional president.

Release

Reception

Accolades

Quotes

Gallery

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