Justice League: The New Frontier


Justice League: The New Frontier

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Adapted from the six-issue comic book series originally published in 2004, the animated adventure Justice League: The New Frontier follows the epic adventures of Superman and his fellow DC Comics superheroes from the end of World War II to the global tensions of the Cold War. In addition to detailing the ultimate fate of DC war comic squadron The Losers and showing how reluctant fighter pilot Hal Jordan made the stunning transformation into The Green Lantern, the film also follows Superman and Wonder Woman as they struggle with their involvement on the East Asia battle arena, finds the Martian Manhunter arriving on planet Earth, and showcases John Henry's valiant struggle against the evil Ku Klux Klan.

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David Boreanaz
as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern
Jeremy Sisto
as Bruce Wayne/Batman
Lucy Lawless
as Wonder Woman
Neil Patrick Harris
as Barry Allen/The Flash
Kyle MacLachlan
as Clark Kent/Superman
Miguel Ferrer
as Martian Manhunter
Brooke Shields
as Carol Ferris
John Heard
as Ace Morgan
Phil Morris
as King Faraday
Kyra Sedgwick
as Lois Lane
Corey Burton
as Abin Sur
Townsend Coleman
as Dr. Magnus
Keith David
as The Centre
Robin Atkin Downes
as The Guardian
Lex Lang
as Rick Flag
Vicki Lewis
as Iris West
Joe Mantegna
as Crooner
Vanessa Marshall
as Amazon Woman
Jim Meskimen
as Slam Bradley
James Arnold Taylor
as Captain Cold
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All Critics (4)

  • The central problem with "Justice League: The New Frontier" is that Bruce Timm's clear, square-jawed animation style doesn't match the tone... Director Bullock, rather than using his film's style as a necessary distancing tool, merely revels in it.

    Feb 6, 2019 | Full Review…
  • a joy for an old-school comic book fan, and hopefully a view of some awesome things to come.

    Feb 27, 2008 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Much more of a sophisticated outing this time around, and while it may go over the heads of younger audiences, there's a lot to be gained for older folks looking for more than one-liners and knockdown drag out tussles between titans...

    Feb 25, 2008 | Rating: 4/5
  • The first 45 minutes is fantastic. Pity about the rest . . .

    Feb 22, 2008 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Justice League: The New Frontier

  • Jul 20, 2017
    Even though it had allot of down or confusing times it's still pretty enjoyable in places, The plot was so over told it dragged, I did like the year it was set in as it felt pretty fresh but they didn't explain The centre villain very well and things just dragged along until the epic conclusion, It's not the worst DC animated film but it's far from the best too.
    Jamie C Super Reviewer
  • Jan 04, 2016
    How the JLA came together in a nutshell. A small nutshell. While it's good that the focus goes broader than simply Batman and Superman for a change the justice done the other frontrunners in the DC universe is not really justice. The work has a curious retro look going for it that's not offputting and the actors (quite a few names!) and music do well. If only it had been better written.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Jun 20, 2013
    An exciting and visionary take on the DC Universe, Justice League: New Frontier delivers a bold and unique adventure. The story follows an ancient evil known as the Centre that rises to threaten mankind; meanwhile several superheroes emerge to meet the challenge. The '50s setting adds an interesting aspect to the story, and is enhanced by the retro animation style. Additionally, an all-star cast that features David Boreanaz, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless, and Kyra Sedgwick has been assembled. However, the film feels fragmented and the villain isn't developed very well. While there are a few flaws, Justice League: New Frontier is an ambitious feature that's quite entertaining.
    Dann M Super Reviewer
  • Aug 06, 2012
    I really was expecting to watch a Justice League kiddie cartoon but this was most definitely not a kiddie cartoon.I also expected to watch it just to be watching but it blew my mind how awesome Justice League: The New Frontier turned out to be.The story was great.It had way more then enough to keep me interested from beginning to end & I especially loved the old school vibe.This is an animated movie I'd recommend watching
    Brody M Super Reviewer

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