Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

“Batman: The Killing Joke” is a 2016 American animated superhero film directed by Sam Liu and based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland. The film was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment and was released direct-to-video.

The story of the movie revolves around Batman’s arch-nemesis, the Joker, and his attempt to prove that anyone can be driven insane like him through a series of sadistic and violent acts. The film also explores the relationship between Batman and his ally, Commissioner Gordon, and how the Joker’s actions push Gordon to his limits.

The movie features the voice talents of Kevin Conroy as Batman, Mark Hamill as the Joker, and Tara Strong as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl. The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its faithfulness to the source material and others criticizing its treatment of Batgirl’s character.

“Batman: The Killing Joke” is known for its dark and gritty tone and its exploration of the psychological complexities of the Batman/Joker dynamic. The film is also notable for its controversial treatment of Barbara Gordon, which has been a subject of debate among fans of the Batman franchise.

Duration: 76 min.

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