‘Batman v Superman’ Runtime Reportedly Reveals How Long You‘ll Be Watching Batman v Superman
Director Zack Snyder has seemingly packed a whole lot of plot into just one movie, with the introduction of a new Bruce Wayne / Batman, Lex Luthor, Doomsday, the first appearance of Wonder Woman, cameos from Aquaman and The Flash, another look at the death of Bruce Wayne’s parents…and then some. It’s been fairly safe to assume that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice might be cutting it close to three hours, but if this new report is to be believed, it’ll be less than that.
DC Comics Movie (via Heroic Hollywood) picked up the runtime from a German site that’s already selling tickets for Batman v Superman, and it’s apparently 151 minutes long — that’s two hours and 31 minutes, for the math-impaired.
That’s fairly long for a superhero movie, though it’s 11 minutes shorter than Snyder’s Watchmen and 41 minutes longer than Sucker Punch (that one will still feel a lot longer in comparison, I’m sure). To put that in perspective, Avengers: Age of Ultron is Marvel’s biggest film to date and it was 141 minutes long — actually, no Marvel film has reached the 150 minute mark…yet.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice won’t be the longest superhero film, or even the longest Batman film. That honor unsurprisingly goes to Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, which clocked in at 164 minutes, or two hours and 44 minutes.
At any rate, if you were curious about how long you’d be watching Batman and Superman pummel each other, Lex Luthor and Doomsday, now you know…and knowing is half the battle.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on March 25, 2016.
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