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. Batman tries to unravel the mystery behind the Joker’s past as the villain’s latest actions affects the former’s closest allies Commissioner James Gordon and his daughter Barbara Gordon.
Batman: The Killing Joke is a American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Featuring the DC Comics character Batman, the film will be the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series and is based on the graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.