Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

(2012)

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing fifty year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns’ Deluxe Edition Blu-ray and DVD Debut October 8th

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns’ Deluxe Edition Blu-ray and DVD Debut October 8th

Fans who enjoyed Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 can experience this two-part adventure with Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Deluxe Edition, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD October 8. Peter Weller lends his voice to Batman, with Ariel Winter voicing Robin, David Selby as Commisioner Gordon, Wade Williams as Two-Face, and Michael McKean as Dr. Bartholomew Wolper. Take a look at the cover art, then read on for special features details.

It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive.

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‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'Robin' Clip

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'Robin' Clip

Warner Home Video has released a final clip and five new photos from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, all revolving around Ariel Winter's character Carrie Kelly, a.k.a. Robin. Take a look at this scene where Robin shows off her rooftop running skills, then check out the photos of this heroic sidekick. The studio has also provided an interview with the actress discussing her character, which you can read below the video and photos.

Imagining many of your fans are experiencing Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 for the first time, describe your character Carrie Kelly's place in the story.

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‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'Everybody Freeze' Clip

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'Everybody Freeze' Clip

Warner Home Video has released the fifth clip from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD September 25. Peter Weller stars as Batman, who returns to clean up the Gotham City streets 10 years after hanging up his cape and utility belt. A lot has changed since The Dark Knight slipped into obscurity, as we can see in this scene when a young cop threatens to shoot Batman, even though he just saved his life. These young kids just have no respect for their superhero elders.

In the bleak and ominous future of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, it's been a decade since Bruce Wayne hung up his cape, following most of the other superheroes who had been forced into retirement. Facing the downside of middle age, a restless Bruce Wayne pacifies his frustration with racecars and liquor - but the Bat still beckons as he watches his city fall prey to gangs of barbaric criminals known as The Mutants.

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‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'Alfred' Clip

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'Alfred' Clip

Warner Home Video has released the fourth clip and five new photos from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD September 25. This scene shows the humorous side of the animated adventure, when Bruce Wayne's loyal butler Alfred breaks out a nostalgic t-shirt. Take a look at the clip, then check out the photos from this DC Universe Animated Original Movie.

In the bleak and ominous future of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, it's been a decade since Bruce Wayne hung up his cape, following most of the other superheroes who had been forced into retirement. Facing the downside of middle age, a restless Bruce Wayne pacifies his frustration with racecars and liquor - but the Bat still beckons as he watches his city fall prey to gangs of barbaric criminals known as The Mutants.

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‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'What's Happening?' Clip

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'What's Happening?' Clip

Warner Home Video has just unleashed the third clip from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD September 25. Peter Weller voices Batman in this adaptation of Frank Miller's legendary graphic novel. Watch as the Dark Knight takes out two Gotham thugs, using a hallucinogenic toxin ala The Scarecrow, causing the second criminal to see a demonic version of The Bat!

In the bleak and ominous future of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, it's been a decade since Bruce Wayne hung up his cape, following most of the other superheroes who had been forced into retirement. Facing the downside of middle age, a restless Bruce Wayne pacifies his frustration with racecars and liquor - but the Bat still beckons as he watches his city fall prey to gangs of barbaric criminals known as The Mutants.

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‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'We Are The Law' Clip

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'We Are The Law' Clip

Warner Home Video has released the second clip and five new photos from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD September 25th. Along with the return of Harvey Dent, Batman must also deal with a new scourge in Gotham known as The Mutants in this animated adventure. Take a look at this scene where The Mutant Leader issues a menacing statement, while stealing/modifying a line from Judge Dredd to boot. Take a look at the photos for a closer look at this powerful mutant.

In the bleak and ominous future of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, it's been a decade since Bruce Wayne hung up his cape, following most of the other superheroes who had been forced into retirement. Facing the downside of middle age, a restless Bruce Wayne pacifies his frustration with racecars and liquor - but the Bat still beckons as he watches his city fall prey to gangs of barbaric criminals known as The Mutants.

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Michael McKean Talks ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’

Michael McKean Talks ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’

The actor provides the voice of Arkham Asylum psychiatrist Dr. Wolper in this animated adventure, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD September 25.
‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'We're in for a Show' Clip

‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ 'We're in for a Show' Clip

Batman makes his first appearance in over 10 years with this scene from the upcoming animated adventure, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD September 25th.