Blu-ray, DVD Release: Batman The Dark Knight Returns Part 1

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 25, 2012
Price: DVD $19.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $24.98
Studio: Warner Home Video

Batman: The Dark Knight ReturnsBatman is 55 years old and partners with a female Robin in the DC Universe original animated movie Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1.

Rated PG-13, the film shows the aging Batman returning from retirement and donning his cape and cowl to battle new criminals trying take over Gotham City.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns was directed by Jay Oliva, the helmer of the animated Green Lantern: Emerald Knights. Part 2, also directed by Oliva, arrives in 2013.

The voice cast includes Ariel Winter (TV’s Modern Family) as the new Robin, Carrie Kelley; Peter Weller (Robocop) as Batman; as well as Michael McKean (Spinal Tap).

The Blu-ray contains these special features:

  • sneak peek at DC Universe’s next animated film
  • digital comic
  • Alan Burnett Presents 2 Bonus Cartoons.

Here’s the movie’s trailer:


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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.