This Batman fan film rose to prominence at a time before social media was widespread – which meant that it earned buzz the old-fashioned way: through sheer awesomeness that spurred word of mouth.
Batman: Dead End was produced by Sandy Collora and premiered on July 19, 2003 at the San Diego Comic Con. With a production budget of just $30,000, the film sees Batman chasing down an escaped Joker, but in a twist, they encounter Predators and Aliens!
Film director and comic book writer Kevin Smith has called this fan film “possibly the truest, best Batman movie ever made” and comic book artist Alex Ross praised it as “Batman the way I’ve always wanted to see him”.
Check it out here:
Total viewing time: 8:02 minutes.
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