New Release: Batman Beyond The Return of the Joker Blu-ray

Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker movie scene2000 DVD premiere animated movie Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker made its high-definition Blu-ray debut on April 5, 2011, from Warner Home Video.

The first feature-length film from the Batman Beyond TV series, Return of the Joker stars the voices of Angie Harmon (TV’s Rizzoli & Isles), Dean Stockwell (TV’s Battlestar Galactica), Teri Garr (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), Melissa Joan Hart (TV’s Melissa & Joey) and Mark Hamill (Star Wars).

In the PG-13 movie, the new Batman, Terry McGinnis (Will Friedle, TV’s Batman: The Brave and the Bold), tries to uncover the Joker’s (Hamill) secrets and discovers the greatest mystery of the original Caped Crusader: what happened the night he fought the Joker for the last time. When Bruce Wayne (Kevin Conroy, TV’s Justice League) is almost killed in one of the Joker’s attacks, McGinnis vows to avenge his mentor and put the Joker to rest forever.

Return of the Joker has been available on DVD since 2000 and in an uncut version since 2002.

Warner also premiered these other animated discs:

  • Batman Fun Pack with Batman Brave and the Bold Vol. 1, The Batman: Training for Power Season 1 Vol. 1 and The Batman/Superman Movie, released on March 22, 2011, priced at $19.97 on DVD.
  • Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase, the DVD premiere movie in which Scooby and the gang are zapped into a computer game, bowed on Blu-ray on April 5, 2011.
  • And Scooby-Doo: Aloha Scooby-Doo!, another DVD premiere movie, in which Scooby and the gang must solve a mystery in Hawaii before a volcano erupts, also bowed on Blu-ray on April 5, 2011, priced at $19.98.

Check out the trailer for Return of the Joker:


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.