Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)

The young protégé of one of the world's greatest superheroes has his first encounter with an old nemesis in this direct-to-video feature adapted from the popular animated series Batman Beyond. Terry McGinnis (Will Friedle) has taken… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 12, 2000
DVD Release Date: December 12, 2000
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A fantastic extension of the Batman mythos and one that pays homage to the classic Dark Knight, while also extending the dignity and mature arc of "Batman Beyond."

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Gerry Shamray
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Surprising cartoon shocker that would have made a great live action Batman movie.

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

If the premise of Batman Beyond was originally a gimmick, it has become one that is equally innovative and carefully crafted.

Stefan Birgir Stefansson

nice cartoon

David Cornelius

The whole story is brimming with suspense, action, and humor - in short, everything a great movie can be.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

The PG-13 rating...reflects the mortal intensity of this most chilling of animated Batman tales.

Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

While it may be a very good movie, it's not one you'll watch over and over again.

Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Drake Tsui
Still, to this day, my favorite Batman animated movie. There's just something perfect about an aging Bruce Wayne played by Conroy and Hamill as a returning… More
Conner Rainwater
I almost love it as much as Mask of the Phantasm. A great plot and mystery. I've always thought Batman Beyond was one of the best animated series put on… More
Michael Edwards
This animated movie had a gripping dark and inventive story line. The plot of this movie was so clever that i didn't know what to expect throughout the… More
Dean McKenna
This future new Batman is pretty well from his mentor (the original Batman). The voice acting is well done, the story is compelling and dynamic, and the… More
Manu Gino
Excellent movie! Love the plot and the action, great ending as it should be. Voices were right on cue, fantastic animated flick. Late one night in Gotham,… More
Luke Baldock
Batman Beyond was rather a brave show. It's very setting meant favourite characters such as Jim Gordon, Alfred etc. would no longer appear, and anybody… More