Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Movie

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie poster

Who's Involved:

Ben Affleck, Scoot McNairy, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Zack Snyder, Jesse Eisenberg, Laurence Fishburne, Callan Mulvey, Jason Momoa, David S. Goyer, Chris Terrio, Charles Roven, Benjamin Melniker, Diane Lane, Holly Hunter, Ray Fisher, Deborah Snyder, Henry Cavill, Jeremy Irons, Tao Okamoto, Emma Thomas, Michael E. Uslan

Release Date:

Friday, March 25, 2016 (Nationwide)

intense sequences of violence and action throughout, and some sensuality

Runtime: 2 hrs, 31 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

From director Zack Snyder comes Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, starring Oscar winner Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent in the characters’ first big-screen pairing.

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. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

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Who stars in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Cast List

... Clark Kent / Kal-El / Superman

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" , "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"  

... Lois Lane

"Disenchanted" , "Dear Evan Hansen"  

... Martha Kent

"Let Him Go" , "Serenity"  

... Perry White

"The Alchemist" , "Passengers"  

... Bruce Wayne / Batman

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" , "Deep Water"  

... Diana Prince / Wonder Woman

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" , "Wonder Woman 1984"  

... Lex Luther

"Rio" , "Vivarium"  

... U.S. Senator

"Romeo and Juliet" , "The Incredibles 2"  

"High Ground" , "300: Rise of An Empire"  

... Mercy Graves

"The Wolverine" , "She's Just A Shadow"  

... Alfred

"Better Start Swimming" , "The Words"  

"I Care A Lot" , "Destroyer"  

Who's making Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Crew List

A look at the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Zack Snyder last directed Zack Snyder's Justice League and Man of Steel. The film's writer David S. Goyer last wrote Terminator: Dark Fate and Godzilla.


Zack Snyder


Benjamin Melniker
Charles Roven
Deborah Snyder
Emma Thomas
Michael E. Uslan

Production Company

DC Entertainment

Production: What we know about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

Key Facts

  1. Principal photography took place on location at the Michigan Motion Picture Studios and on location in and around Detroit, Michigan; Illinois; Africa; and the South Pacific.
  2. As stated in Frank Miller's 1986 comic book, "The Dark Knight Returns," in which Batman battles Superman: "I want you to remember, Clark. In all the years to come. In all your most private moments. I want you to remember my hand at your throat. I want you to remember the one man who beat you."
  3. Dark Knight trilogy star Christian Bale (Batman) has made it absolutely clear: he's done playing the character – he will not be in this film. DC Entertainment will re-cast the role; Ben Affleck ultimately won the role.
  4. "Superman and Batman together on the big screen is a dream come true for DC fans everywhere. All of us at DC Entertainment could not be more excited for Zack's continuing vision for the DC Universe," said DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson in a statement.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. April 2015: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. May 2014: The film was in Production status.
  4. Pre-production began at LA in October 2013, with principal photography starting in May 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

  5. January 2014: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Production is now expected to begin in late 2014, with an anticipated release date in summer 2016.

  7. July 2013: The film was in Development status.
  8. Zack Snyder, who helmed Man of Steel, is co-writing the story with David S. Goyer, who will then pen the screenplay. Production Production is expected to begin in 2014, with an anticipated release date in summer 2015.

  9. July 2013: The film was in Announced status.
  10. At 2013's Comic-Con, Warner Bros. officially announced a Batman and Superman tentpole for 2015.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Release Date: When was the film released?

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was released in 2016 on Friday, March 25, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Get a Job and Identicals. 2D/3D, IMAX

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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