Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up. Ben Affleck recently revealed the real reason behind taking the role of Batman in the 2016 movie, his struggle with sobriety and more. "[294] Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average to critics' reviews, gave the film an average score of 44 out of 100, based on 51 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". He asks her help to form a team of metahumans, starting with those named in Luthor's files, to protect the world in Superman's absence. Goyer and Snyder would co-write the story, with Goyer authoring the script[20][104] despite saying in 2006 that a 'Batman Vs. Superman' film "is where you go when you admit to yourself that you've exhausted all possibilities ... an admission that this franchise is on its last gasp",[105] and Christopher Nolan involved in an advisory role as executive producer. Affleck's casting caused significant backlash from comic book fans, with multiple online petitions demanding his removal from the role; unlike previous Batman actors, he was not considered intimidating enough for the role by the protesters. [114] Henry Cavill later stated, "I wouldn't call this a Superman sequel [...] This is Batman versus Superman. Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. "[198], The final trailer was released to the public on February 11, 2016, which was described as "intense" by Kwame Opam of The Verge. [286] In China, after scoring the biggest Hollywood opening Friday (behind Transformers: Age of Extinction),[287] it earned an estimated $57.2 million from approximately 16,000 screens in its opening weekend, besting all other DC Comics adaption film just by its weekend haul except for Man of Steel and gave Warner Bros. its biggest three day opening there with $7 million coming from 557 IMAX screens. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance. The movie is bat-shit crazy. [283][284], In Japan, it opened in third place, behind two local films, Assassination Classroom: Graduation and Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016. When Mr. [143][144] An image of the Wonder Woman costume was revealed at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con, in which the costume desaturates the red, blue, and gold colors that make up the costume of most versions of the character. Superman saves her and confronts Luthor, who reveals he manipulated him and Batman by fueling their distrust. [267] Like other DC films, such as Watchmen, Green Lantern and Man of Steel, it opened to record breaking numbers but then dropped the following weekend onward due largely to bad critical reception and mixed word of mouth from audiences. [247][248], On its opening day, it earned $81.59 million from 4,242 theaters, including previews, marking the biggest pre-summer opening day of all time, the second-biggest superhero Friday opening and the fourth-biggest opening-day and fourth-biggest single-day gross, with $9 million coming from IMAX showings. (2016). He pushes Lois off the LexCorp building. [94] Meanwhile, Superman, Outlaw writes, represents "the more left-wing, liberal, American ideal", while Luthor represents "insidious opportunists who exploited (and still exploit) the turmoil of a post-9/11, war-torn, world for personal gain. A memorial is held for Superman in Metropolis. ", "Amy Adams on Playing Lois Lane, Shirtless Scenes With Henry Cavill", "Batman V Superman: Amy Adams Teases Lois' 'Big Moment' With Batman", "Breaking News: Lex Luthor and Alfred Pennyworth Cast in Upcoming Man of Steel Sequel", "Lex Luthor Jr.: Not Just His Father's LexCorp", "A 'super-scary' Jesse Eisenberg? Coming to his senses about how far he has fallen from grace, he promises to rescue Martha. [289] It held the top spot for its first seven days only, after which it faced stiff competitions from local productions,[276] and fell dramatically from then onwards in accruing revenue. [223] However, both inside and outside of the United States, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice experienced a notable poor Friday-to-Sunday hold and set a new record for the worst Friday-to-Sunday drop for a superhero movie release in modern box office history with a 58% decline, which was previously held by 2015's Fantastic Four. [89] Talk show host Jon Stewart has a cameo in the extended cut. [66] Snyder has confirmed Doomsday will return in the DCEU, stating "Well, you have Doomsday, right? ", "Zack Snyder working to restore IMAX ratio to Batman v Superman", Superman/Shazam! She declines, but Luthor makes alternative plans with Finch's subordinate, which grants him access to Zod's body and the Kryptonian scout ship. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance. Votes:1,513,667|Gross:$448.14M. [223] It also had an IMAX worldwide opening weekend total of $36 million from 945 IMAX screens, the third-biggest ever, behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($48 million) and Jurassic World ($44 million). [117], Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Harry Lennix and Christina Wren reprise their roles from Man of Steel. [271], Internationally, it was projected to open between $180–200 million; however, pointed out that these figures were only early predictions pegged to the performance of similar films in their respective territories. [128] Dawn of Justice is Ray Fisher's feature film debut,[129] and the first live-action film to feature Cyborg,[130] whose role will become more significant in future DC Comics films. [141] The first Batsuit featured in the film is influenced by The Dark Knight Returns;[142] unlike the suits seen in previous live-action Batman films, it is made of cloth instead of armor and is a cast of the physique of fitness model Rossano Rea. 2)" written by Dmitri Shostakovich[171][172] performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Chailly; and "Amazing Grace" arranged and performed by John Allan[173] and again performed by the Canadian Scottish Regiment Pipes and Drums and the United States Third Marine Aircraft Wing Band. 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Luthor gloats that Superman's death has made the world vulnerable to powerful alien threats. [223][274] The film's accomplishments also included the second-biggest IMAX opening record of $18 million, behind only Jurassic World which tallied $23.5 million. [209][214] It opened simultaneously in North America, China and Japan, the world's three largest film markets, as well as additional international territories,[215] with the exception of Poland, where theaters do not open on Good Friday. Frank Miller on His Ideal Batman Movie: "Lose the Toys, Focus on the Mission" Plus, his desire to see more of Superman's Jewish roots explored. PG-13 | 1h 12min | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video 19 January 2016. A widely publicized Congressional hearing, led by Finch, is held to question Superman's actions against Zod. "[229] Scott Mendelson, writing for Forbes, said "Whether or not the movie is any good, and whether or not audiences respond to the picture, is best measured by the second and third weekends...Yes, we're still talking about a $15.35 million second Friday and a $50m+ second weekend, but in terms of legs, this film sadly doesn't seem to have any. "[310] Mark Hughes of Forbes called it "the follow-up to The Dark Knight that many viewers and fans wanted or hoped for", adding that it's "visually stunning, with powerful emotional storytelling and awe-inspiring action spectacle. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. "[134][135] Via social media, fans criticized Gadot's small frame in contrast to Wonder Woman's warrior-like build in the comics. The website's critical consensus reads: "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice smothers a potentially powerful story – and some of America's most iconic superheroes – in a grim whirlwind of effects-driven action. The trailer was, unlike the teaser, which received mixed response, positively received by attendees, who gave the trailer a standing ovation. "[115] Forbes noted that although the film originated as a sequel to Man of Steel, it was "revamped into a backdoor pilot for Justice League and/or an eventual stand-alone Batman movie. In June 2013, Warner Bros. announced that director Zack Snyder and screenwriter David S. Goyer would return for a Man of Steel sequel, with the studio considering the release for the film in 2015. A follow-up, Justice League, was released in November 2017.[5][6]. [71][72][118] Joining the cast are Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth,[118] Ray Fisher as Cyborg,[83] Jason Momoa as Aquaman,[81][82] and Tao Okamoto as Luthor's assistant Mercy Graves. [107], In November 2013, Snyder clarified his film would not be based upon the aforementioned graphic novel. Superman blames himself for not detecting it in time and self-imposes exile. "[116] As part of a settlement with his heirs, this is the first Batman production that lists Bill Finger as a co-creator. [163], Hans Zimmer composed the film score,[164] emphasizing a challenge not to reuse the themes he established with the Batman character from Christopher Nolan's trilogy. Batman is an upcoming American[1] superhero film under the development of Darren Aronofsky, David S. Goyer, Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan. In March 2016, Hans Zimmer, who co-composed the score for Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, stated that he had officially retired from the "superhero business", though he would later score the 2019 X-Men film X-Men: Dark Phoenix. [301] Cynthia Fuchs of PopMatters said, "As you're watching this movie, you might also contemplate your own part, in being swayed into consuming so much of what you've consumed before." [103] The following month, Snyder confirmed at San Diego Comic-Con International that the follow-up to Man of Steel would feature Superman and Batman meeting for the first time on film. The battle against Superman is ultimately Bruce’s realization that he can be better and reconnect with humanity again. He impales the creature with it, but in its dying moments, the creature kills Superman, who was weakened by kryptonite exposure. 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Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film will star Jon Hamm, Brooke Burns, Thomas Jane, Guy Pearce, Christopher Plummer and William Hurt as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Vicki Vale, Slade Wilson / Deathstroke, … [169] The soundtrack album of the film was released on March 18, 2016 by WaterTower Music. Bruce is now a billionaire who has operated in Gotham City as the vigilante Batman for twenty years. [259] It made $209 million in its first week full which stands at the eleventh-biggest opening week of all time[260] and surpassed the lifetime total Batman Begins. [249] Excluding the Thursday previews, it earned $53.89 million on Friday which is the fifth-biggest ever. Animation and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It tops Man of Steel by more than $200 million," and that "overall, BvS successfully relaunched DC's cinematic universe." Released: 2016 … "The Ultimate Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Experience" offered a fan and their friend the chance to win tickets to the premiere of the film, as well as fly on a helicopter with Cavill or ride in the Batmobile with Affleck. In the film, criminal mastermind Lex Luthor manipulates Batman into a preemptive battle with Superman, whom Luthor is obsessed with. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. It's introducing the Batman character and expanding upon the universe, which was kicked off by Man of Steel. [278] Elsewhere, it opened in the United Kingdom and Ireland ($9 million), Australia ($2.5 million), India ($2.54 million), Russia ($1.9 million), South Korea ($1.7 million), Japan ($1.2 million), the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong ($1.1 million respectively). [249] It fell 37.8% on Saturday, which is the second-worst superhero opening Friday-to-Saturday drop, only behind the 40% drop of The Dark Knight Rises. "[98], Writing for Vice, Kaleem Aftab wrote that the film "was intended as an unpleasant lambast of the government and the popular reaction to 9/11. After everyone leaves, the dirt atop Clark's coffin levitates. [78][79][80][81][82][83][84][85] Joe Morton appears in a role as Silas Stone, Victor's father. 1 VIDEO | 51 IMAGES. While never identified onscreen or in the credits, beyond Luthor telling Superman the creature is "your doomsday", Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (soundtrack), Shostakovich: Waltz II (Jazz Suite No. Elsewhere, Batman breaks into LexCorp and steals the kryptonite. "[207][208] The release date was moved once again in August 2014 from May 6, 2016, to March 25, 2016, with a Warner Bros. insider saying the studio was "not flinching" in regards to the previous opening date being on the same day as Marvel Studios' Captain America: Civil War, but instead stating that March 2016 was a "fantastic corridor" for them. PG | 1h 18min | Animation, Action, Adventure | 11 October 2016 (USA) 1:21 | Trailer. [170], Songs featured in the film include: "Kang Ling (An Instrument Made From A Human Thigh Bone)", a traditional song performed by the monks of the Dip Tse Chok Ling Monastery, Dharamshala; "Night and Day" and "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" written by Cole Porter and performed by Richard Cheese; "Shostakovich: Waltz II (Jazz Suite No. [272][278] In China, it earned $21.22 million on its opening day, including around $1.34 million worth of previews, which is the biggest for Warner Bros. and the sixth-biggest Hollywood opening day of all time. The corporations that produce movies like this one, and the ambitious hacks who sign up to make them, have no evident motive beyond their own aggrandizement. The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is a media franchise and series of superhero films, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and based on characters that appear in American comic books by DC Comics.The shared universe, much like the original DC Universe in comic books and the television programs, was established by crossing over common plot elements, settings, cast, and … Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Watch Online Free Trailer Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. "[311] Andrew Barker of Variety said "as a pure visual spectacle... Batman V Superman ably blows the hinges off the multiplex doors. The film is also inspired by narrative elements from the "Death of Superman". "[201] Jonathon Dornbush of Entertainment Weekly said that the footage "works to establish Batman as his own independent crime fighting force, while also providing a deeper look at his existential struggle against Superman."[202]. Though outmatched, Superman realizes its vulnerability to kryptonite and retrieves the spear. He has his own mythology, right? [166] Originally, Zimmer enlisted Junkie XL to compose the Batman material, with Zimmer planning to focus solely on the Superman side of the score, but the final Batman theme was written by both composers as a collaboration. We see, very emotionally, how Batman realizes what he's doing and that he's the bad guy, a painful but very human revelatory moment. Look back at our favorite moments throughout the year, from award shows to up-close shots of celebrities. [337], "Dawn of Justice" redirects here. [70] Reprising their roles from Man of Steel are Harry Lennix as Secretary Calvin Swanwick,[71] Christina Wren as Major Carrie Farris,[72] Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent,[73] Rebecca Buller as Jenny Jurwich, Chad Krowchuk as Glen Woodburn, and Carla Gugino as the Kryptonian AI Kelor. "[121] Affleck previously stated in 2006 that Daredevil had "inoculated [him] from ever playing another superhero". A bomb smuggled in by Luthor detonates, killing everyone present except Superman. Use the HTML below. Auden poem "Musée des Beaux Arts" which contrasts the quotidian details of normal people's lives with the epic struggles of mythological figures. [1] Deadline Hollywood calculated the net profit of the film to be $105.7 million, when factoring together all expenses and revenues for the film. The following month, Snyder confirmed at San Diego Comic-Con International that the follow-up to Man of Steel would feature Superman and Batmanmeeting for the first time on film. [106] According to Snyder, the film would take inspiration from the comic The Dark Knight Returns. The Joker is aided in his Halloween quest to render modern technology useless and take over Gotham City by Solomon Grundy, Silver Banshee, Clayface and Scarecrow. "[96] He compared Superman's character to the Muslim American experience, concluding that the film "is a condemnation of what America is becoming, a place where immigrants, especially those unfairly tainted because of the mass destruction caused by a few, are no longer part of a viable American dream. [9] Although the character is not named directly, it was revealed later to be that of Doomsday. But as Gotham evolves, so must the Bat. ", "Early 'Batman v Superman' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying", "Review Roundup: Critics Say 'Batman v Superman' Is An Injustice To Comic Book Fans", "Inside the Evolution of Superman's Look", "Batman's new costume returns to classic colours, says Kevin Smith", "Batman made in Ferndale gym owner's image - Story - WJBK", "Don't Get Too Excited About Wonder Woman's New Costume, It'll Probably Change", "Comic-Con: We Just Saw Ben Affleck As Batman", "Up-Close Look @ NEW Batmobile! "[299] A. O. Scott of The New York Times wrote: "The point of Batman v Superman isn't fun, and it isn't thinking, either. Batman doesn’t end the fight because their mothers have the same name, but because he recognizes Superman as someone with a mother, and thus a human, despite his alien origins. [157] Other locations included the Michigan Motion Picture Studios, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, Yorkville, Illinois, the South Pacific, and New Mexico. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Suicide Squad (2016) The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Justice League (2017) Joker (2019) Zack Snyder's Justice … [75] Mark Edward Taylor portrays Jack O'Dwyer, an executive of Wayne Enterprises. [95] He says that Batman comes out of the Metropolis battle scene as "a changed -- and even more deranged -- man. The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime. This FAQ is empty. LEGO Batman The Videogame Complete cutscenes Lego Cartoons with the cutscenes from the The LEGO Batman Videogame. "[196], Warner Bros. did not buy a Super Bowl 50 commercial;[197] instead, they worked with Turkish Airlines to put together a pair of Batman v Superman-themed airline commercials. A survey carried out showed that the introduction of Wonder Woman is a primary draw for moviegoers. [147] According to the Warner Bros. Studios lot, the next generation Batmobile combined inspiration from both the sleek, streamlined design of classic Batmobiles and the high-suspension, military build from the more recent Tumbler from The Dark Knight Trilogy. [131] It is also the live-action theatrical debut of Aquaman. So that has to be explored. [277], In Mexico, it had the biggest opening day for Warner Bros. and the second-biggest of all time with $5.8 million, including record-breaking midnight showings. Batman and Robin of the 1960s live action series are back in action to take down their fiendish foes united once more against them. [315], Multiple commentators criticized Eisenberg on the grounds that his interpretation of Lex Luthor hewed too close to character traits associated with another DC Comics villain, the Joker.
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