In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.
- Genre: Action, Mystery, Science Fiction
- Studio: DC Comics, Lawrence Gordon Productions, Legendary Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Paramount, Cruel & Unusual Films
- Keyword: nuclear war, usa president, secret identity, mass murder, soviet union, narration, retirement, based on comic, conspiracy, animated scene, doomsday, masked vigilante, doomsday clock, red square, death of superhero, 1980s
- Cast: Malin Åkerman, Patrick Wilson, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan