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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
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Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: 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.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, disturbing, gothic, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, super villain, crimes, heroic mission, fighting crime, secret identity, master villain, save the day, millionaire, danger, imaginary, aging, future dystopia, undercover, righting the wronged, insanity, violence, rivalry, masked superhero, distopia, justice, unlikely friendships, cyberpunk ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
Place: tokyo

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Most similar movies to Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and psychotronic films with plots about superhero, good versus evil, danger, violence, heroes, super strength and rivalry mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker: Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999), Batman: Gotham Knight (2008), Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010), Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998), Batman Beyond (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, murder, fighting crime, heroic mission, secret identity, undercover, good versus evil, danger, crimes, teenage life, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
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95%
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.
Style: anthology, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, justice, heroes, gadget, organized crime, poetic justice, crime fighter ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mysterious character, vigilante, danger, secret identity, vigilantism, crimes, fighting crime, double life, mind game, organized crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: bosnia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: When a desperate Mr. Freeze, to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara (Batgirl) Gordon as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, chase, kidnapping, vigilantism, race against time, heroes, super villain, submarine, cryogenics, crimes, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: super villain, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, duel, secret identity, crimes, crime, killer clown, save the world, heroic mission, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-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?
Style: stylized, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, gang, batman, mutant, heroic mission, crimes, mortal combat, middle aged, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Batman Beyond (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: 20 years after Bruce Wayne hung up his cowl, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who now controls Wayne Enterprises, McGinnis is fitted into a high-tech Bat suit by Bruce ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, vigilantism, villain, heroic mission, vengeance, imaginary, lone wolves, master villain, crimes, undercover ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called, The Suicide Squad.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, brutality, good versus evil, vengeance, danger, crimes, heroes, escapades, master villain, violence, murder ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, secret identity, double life, organized crime, old love, millionaire, crimes, vengeance, killing off one by one, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A new vigilante, Batwoman, is wreaking havoc in Gotham City. The dynamic duo must discover her true identity.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, dark hero, secret identity, vigilantism, revenge, adventure, fighting crime, heroic mission, supernatural ability, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with superhuman powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, imaginary, save the day, danger, fighting crime, good versus evil, superhuman powers, batman, adventure, master villain, heroic mission ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, distopia, superhero, police officer, batman, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, imaginary, crimes, protector, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, ussr, washington d.c., soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Batman: The Animated Series (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was widely praised for its thematic complexity, dark tone, artistic quality, and faithfulness to its title character's ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, serious, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, double life, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, millionaire, gadget, villain, butler, guilt, disguise ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Justice League: Doom (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero team, superhero, super strength, good versus evil, save the world, alien superhero, immortality, heroes, justice league, alien, cyborgs, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, batman, vigilantism, police corruption, gadget, origin of hero, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, partners against crime, danger, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
Style: suspense, stylized, intense, harsh, comic ...
Plot: super villain, batman, superhero, psychopath, justice, vigilante, cruelty, vigilantism, organized crime, obsession, murder, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heroic version of Lex Luthor from an alternate universe appears to recruit the Justice League to help save his Earth from the Crime Syndicate, an evil version of the League. What ensues is the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a war that ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, save the world, parallel world, adventure, good versus evil, superhero team, superhuman powers, escapades, super weapon, race against time, imaginary, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, talky, comic, atmospheric ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, danger, frame up, false accusation, adventure, heroism, save the world, imaginary, save the planet ...
Place: new york, tokyo, japan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Batman vs. Robin (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Damian Wayne is having a hard time coping with his father's "no killing" rule. Meanwhile, Gotham is going through hell with threats such as the insane Dollmaker, and the secretive Court of Owls.
Style: exciting, harsh, suspense, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, batman, father son relationship, cult, secret society, vigilantism, vigilante, dark hero, betrayal, assassin, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, superhuman powers, master villain, cold war, secret identity, cartoon violence, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All Star Superman (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times remains, the Last Son of Krypton must confront the revealing of his secret ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, save the world, superhuman powers, heroic mission, death of protagonist, space and aliens, good versus evil, adventure, danger, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Batman: Death in the Family (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes the Batman's life again when Robin Jason Todd tracks down his birth mother only to run afoul of the Joker. An adaptation of the 1988 comic book storyline of the same name.
Style: bleak, psychotronic, exciting, suspense, dark ...
Plot: superhero, batman, gotham city, heroes, secret identity, double life, super strength, good versus evil, death, crime fighter, vigilante, warner bros ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Superman: Doomsday (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, danger, secret identity, double life, crime wave, super strength, superhuman powers, heroic mission, adventure, undercover, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Iron Man: Rise of Technovore (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Iron Man enlists the help of ruthless vigilante the Punisher to track down War Machine's murderer. All the while, he's being pursued by S.H.I.E.L.D. agents Black Widow and Hawkeye, who suspect his involvement in a recent terrorist plot.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, mecha
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, imaginary, masked superhero, terrorism, master villain, heroes, uncover truth, vigilantism, inventions and discoveries, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture ...
Style: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, danger, mars, bounty hunter, good versus evil, anti hero, martial arts, outer space, anti heroes, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ultimate Avengers: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When a nuclear missile was fired at Washington in 1945, Captain America managed to detonate it in the upper atmosphere. But then he fell miles into the icy depths of the North Atlantic, where he remained lost for over sixty years. But now, with the ...
Style: stylized, comic, intense, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, superhero, superhero team, one eyed man, monster, save the world, partners, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, chases and races, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, adventure, heroic mission, secret identity, rivalry, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, super weapon, save the day, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Batman and Harley Quinn (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Batman and Nightwing are forced to team with the Joker's sometimes-girlfriend Harley Quinn to stop a global threat brought about by Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue, the Floronic Man.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, gothic, stylized, dark ...
Plot: superhero, batman, hand to hand combat, super powers, gotham city, super villain, fistfight, supernatural power, one woman army, brutality, crime fighter, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Powerpuff Girls Movie tells the origin story of how the Powerpuff Girls were created and how they came to be the defenders of Townsville. It was the first Hanna-Barbera/Cartoon Network Studios theatrical feature film since 1993's Once Upon ...
Style: humorous, intense, satirical, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, fighting crime, rescue, save the day, rivalry, youth, master villain, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Batman vs. Dracula (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthless vampire before he turns everyone in the city, including The Caped Crusader, Joker and Penguin, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, vampire, secret identity, heroic mission, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, fighting crime, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: transylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%