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Poll: Best portrayal of Bane? (59 votes)

DCAU 8%
Batman & Robin 2%
The Batman 3%
Batman: The Brave & The Bold 0%
Batman: Asylum and City 2%
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies 2%
Young Justice 5%
Justice League Doom 8%
The Dark Knight Rises 27%
Injustice Gods Among Us 3%
DC Universe Online 2%
Arkham Origins(before TITAN) 34%

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#1 Edited by lifeofvibe (3514 posts) - - Show Bio

Well definitely not dark knight rises...that was such a lame portrayalof the character

Probably young justice because bane aint always a villain most people think so

#2 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

i will go with none outside of comics Bane really hasnt been portrayed all that well if i had to pick one it would be in the BTAS and in the Batwoman movie he was pretty good but outside of that he kind of only gets used to set up some one for someone well know and interesting for Batman to fight usually just ending when Batman cuts the tubes to Bane's Venom supply

#3 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

Well definitely not dark knight rises...that was such a lame portrayalof the character

Lol agreed

#4 Posted by Perethorn (3805 posts) - - Show Bio

I prefer Tom Hardy's Bane over comic book Bane.

Come at me.

#5 Edited by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

@perethorn said:

I prefer Tom Hardy's Bane over comic book Bane.

Come at me.

#6 Edited by lifeofvibe (3514 posts) - - Show Bio

@lordofthenorth: thats what im thinking outside of comics not so good...young justice the best i can think of

#7 Posted by SilverPool (2304 posts) - - Show Bio

Probably Doom because they dealt with him so poorly in the final portion of TDKR.

Bane got his ass beat by Azrael in the Knightfall. He was never some terrifying figure. The only reason he originally broke the Batman was because Batman was fighting off Arkham Inmates for weeks without rest.

#8 Posted by SilverPool (2304 posts) - - Show Bio

@perethorn said:

I prefer Tom Hardy's Bane over comic book Bane.

Come at me.

What's so special about Bane from the comics?

He was beat by this guy for god's sake.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/81/Detective_Comics_667.jpg

#9 Posted by Transformers1024 (4451 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman and Robin's portrayal of Bane was the best. Nolan should have taken some notes on that movie before he started filming that dreadful Dark Knight Rises

#10 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

@perethorn: So you prefer the moron who just did stuff becuase he wanted to skrew Talia and who also got beat by Catwoman.

Instead of the smart carasmatic ruler of Santa Prisca. Whose very mission is to be a 'Bane" to Batman becuase he sees Batman as the ultimate challanger to his rule.

Ya i completely see why its not like one of these is a complete shell of a character and the other is actualy interesting and has his own motovation beyond what some woman wants him to do...oh wait thats exactly whats going on here

#11 Edited by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

@transformers1024:"Batman and Robin's portrayal of Bane was the best"...please tell me that was a joke becuase I literally just stared at the screen for 5 min unable to process the insanity of that statement

#12 Edited by Dernman (15813 posts) - - Show Bio

@lordofthenorth said:

@perethorn: So you prefer the moron who just did stuff becuase he wanted to skrew Talia and who also got beat by Catwoman.

Most people who like the DKR Bane I've seen usually think about how he was through the movie and not what he ended up being.

Personally there are things that bother me about all of them.

#13 Posted by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

TDKR

Batman and Robin's portrayal of Bane was the best. Nolan should have taken some notes on that movie before he started filming that dreadful Dark Knight Rises

Lmao.

#14 Edited by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

@dernman: some people can, but personaly i hate the whole of the third movie so maybe iam biased

#15 Posted by Dernman (15813 posts) - - Show Bio

@dernman: some people can, but personaly i hate the whole of the third movie so maybe iam biased

There were things I liked about DKR but much more I didn't.

#17 Posted by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@dernman: some people can, but personaly i hate the whole of the third movie so maybe iam biased

That's when the movie all just fell apart. What a shame.

#18 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

@silverpool: and TDKR Bane got his ass beat by Catwoman! LOL

#19 Edited by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare said:

@silverpool: and TDKR Bane got his ass beat by Catwoman! LOL

Only because she had a canon. If it was Batman pulling the trigger would you have been pleased?

#21 Posted by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: You're the one who started it by saying "he got beat by Azrael for godsake"

What?

#22 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio
#23 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio
#24 Posted by Transformers1024 (4451 posts) - - Show Bio

@lordofthenorth:

I was joking. But I will say that as bad as those movies were, they at least didn't focus on all this "realism" crap DC is pulling off. Personally I do think that franchise could have been saved. Yes I know Batman Forever and Batman and Robin were godawful, but if they found a different director and much better writers and better cast, they could have made a better 5th movie. Because they set up that it was a fictional world with super people that have powers. Something Nolan absolutely refused to do which is why I can't stand his trilogy.

#25 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: I dont think anyone would be but it was like what happened to Scarecrow all over again but worse

#26 Posted by LyraFay (2536 posts) - - Show Bio

I liked him in Young Justice, he was rather terrifying there as he was in Doom. He was animated well and kept his comic book traits.

#27 Posted by Vampire_Batman (126 posts) - - Show Bio

@silverpool: Azrael was no joke. Only reason people discredit him is because there is this current "hate anything that looks badass from the 90's" trend, which I assume Leifeld started (who I like and will probably be mocked for).

#28 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprised no one's picked the DCAU Bane yet

#29 Posted by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: I dont think anyone would be but it was like what happened to Scarecrow all over again but worse

I'm assuming you are talking about Scarecrow being Ra's al Ghul's puppet? Or are you talking about him getting tased in the face.

#30 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio
#31 Edited by Al_capOWN (538 posts) - - Show Bio

@transformers1024 said:

Batman and Robin's portrayal of Bane was the best. Nolan should have taken some notes on that movie before he started filming that dreadful Dark Knight Rises

WTF you serious bro? That movie was a mess, and so was bane, i love Bane but that movie and bane were f'ing lame.

Also you hate Nolans trilogy because is too realistic? LMAO!!! I love Nolans films, I'll take his trilogy over any other batman films any day, Nolan trying to keep everything as realistic as possible is what makes his films badass.

#32 Posted by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: Tased in the face

Scarecrow is a weakling so it was fitting. Bane got taken out by a cannon so I don't see the comparison, asides from the fact that both of the attackers were female.

#33 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

@al_capown: go check out the thread "Unrealistic things about Nolan's Batman movies"

#34 Posted by Al_capOWN (538 posts) - - Show Bio

When I meant unrealistic i meant like "WTF" moments or like batman leaping over buildings and stuff, or a 400 pound bane, the bane in TDKR was a good portrayal.

#35 Posted by Transformers1024 (4451 posts) - - Show Bio

@al_capown:

If you had kept reading later comments you would have seen that I was indeed joking. As well, Batman is a fictional character living in a world of super villains and super powers. Not set in the real world. Batman is also a highly experienced fighter who knows multiple kinds of fighting, something he could barely do in Nolan's films. And perhaps the biggest letdown is that Batman is the Worlds Greatest Detective which Nolan barely even hinted at in the movies. He really doesn't understand the character at all.

#36 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio
#37 Edited by Transformers1024 (4451 posts) - - Show Bio

OH! How could I forget to mention his voice! It sounded like he was gargling on marbles!

#38 Posted by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

@transformers1024: and Nolan's Bane sounded like Darth Vader doing a Sean Connery impression

#39 Posted by Transformers1024 (4451 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare:

Thank you!! That is the best way to describe how Bane sounded! I couldn't think of how to put it all this time. We also can't forget Scarecrow and Talia. God he absolutely butchered those characters.

#40 Edited by SilverPool (2304 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare said:

@silverpool: and TDKR Bane got his ass beat by Catwoman! LOL

Not in a fist fight. Getting shot with a cannon doesn't really discredit the character's skills. It sucked that he was taken out that way, but anyone can be killed by a cannon. Most members of the Bat Family could probably beat Knightfall Bane. Batman couldn't have beaten Bane in DKR if he hadn't tore open his mask. He's a more difficult opponent in Rises than he was in the comics.

#41 Edited by modernww2fare (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

@modernww2fare said:

@silverpool: and TDKR Bane got his ass beat by Catwoman! LOL

Not in a fist fight. Getting shot with a cannon doesn't really discredit the character. It sucked that he was taken out that way, but anyone can be killed by a cannon. Most members of the Bat Family could probably beat Knightfall Bane.

And most members of the Bat-Family could beat TDKR Bane, after all, Nolan's Batman whooped his ass in the ending and he SUCKED at fighting compared to comicbook Batman.

#42 Edited by SilverPool (2304 posts) - - Show Bio
@vampire_batman said:

@silverpool: Azrael was no joke. Only reason people discredit him is because there is this current "hate anything that looks badass from the 90's" trend, which I assume Leifeld started (who I like and will probably be mocked for).

I didn't say he was a joke. He was just a replacement Batman. I don't think he could actually take on hardly any of the members of the Bat Family. He used excessive violence in fighting street thugs but didn't take on any of Batman's major rouges (IIRC) because he couldn't face them. I actually like the Azrael character, but he's no Bruce Wayne, at least during Knightfall. I don't know about him post Knightfall.

#43 Posted by SilverPool (2304 posts) - - Show Bio

@silverpool said:

@modernww2fare said:

@silverpool: and TDKR Bane got his ass beat by Catwoman! LOL

Not in a fist fight. Getting shot with a cannon doesn't really discredit the character. It sucked that he was taken out that way, but anyone can be killed by a cannon. Most members of the Bat Family could probably beat Knightfall Bane.

And most members of the Bat-Family could beat TDKR Bane, after all, Nolan's Batman whooped his ass in the ending and he SUCKED at fighting compared to comicbook Batman.

But they're in a comic book universe. The point of the Nolan films was to make a realistic Batman. It's obvious that any member of the Bat Family could beat Bane in TDKR if brought from their universe; they're exaggerated and are capable of fighting super powered beings, TDKR bane would be easy. They're not in the same universe though, so it's not even a fair comparison.
Batman in the Nolan films could take on dozens of men without difficulty, he wasn't a bad fighter, but there's no way he could compare to comic Batman. Comic Batman isn't even human. The things he can do, humans are incapable of, despite people saying, "oh he's human and that makes him so appealing." Batman in the comics can kick down trees with ease, fight martians, fight SUPERMAN. That isn't the Batman Nolan was going for so I don't even see why you have a problem with that.Batman didn't really kick ass at the end of TDKR either. He was barely holding up against Bane until he accidentally ripped open his mask. Before then, in both fights, he was hardly putting up a fight.

#44 Posted by Transformers1024 (4451 posts) - - Show Bio

@silverpool:

Then let's bring up the fact that Batman was a total cry baby. He stopped being Batman for eight years just because the public wasn't too fond of him and his "girlfriend" died. One of the biggest things about Batman in any form of media is known for being headstrong and trying to get through his hard times. When Jason died he became much darker. When Damian died he wanted to try to bring his son back and even replaying the computer simulated to see if he could have even brought him back. He was up for weeks capturing escaped inmates from Arkham in Knightfall until he ultimately fell and lost to Bane. Other examples being Death of the Family and most importantly Court of Owls. He always tried to pull through and kept on being Batman because it was the right thing to do because he was needed. Nolan couldn't even get that right in the least.

#45 Edited by SilverPool (2304 posts) - - Show Bio

@silverpool:

Then let's bring up the fact that Batman was a total cry baby. He stopped being Batman for eight years just because the public wasn't too fond of him and his "girlfriend" died. One of the biggest things about Batman in any form of media is known for being headstrong and trying to get through his hard times. When Jason died he became much darker. When Damian died he wanted to try to bring his son back and even replaying the computer simulated to see if he could have even brought him back. He was up for weeks capturing escaped inmates from Arkham in Knightfall until he ultimately fell and lost to Bane. Other examples being Death of the Family and most importantly Court of Owls. He always tried to pull through and kept on being Batman because it was the right thing to do because he was needed. Nolan couldn't even get that right in the least.

I don't see what that has to do with the Bane conversation... but okay.
How would the most headstrong of people, in reality, deal with the person they love dying? After they chose to fight crime to make their city a better place, how would they react when the person they love is killed, when they're forced to kill the person that they hoped would save their city, and what would they do when the public is turned against them? They'd feel like they weren't actually doing any good, which Batman wasn't. He caused the joker to do all these things and he had a just reason to quit. I don't like the fact that he quit in TDKR for 8 years, but he isn't some "cry baby" for doing so. Nobody in reality could be as headstrong as Batman in the comics, nobody in reality would be STUPID enough to keep recruiting Robins when it obviously hasn't worked out so well in the past.

#46 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: Well the problem is these are Batman villains so them not being a taken out by Batman makes it so Batman being the one who has to rise agaisnt these guys pointless while the scarecrow one is just annoying with Bane it makes everything he did before meaningless the guy broke his back and he isnt even the one who gets to beat him lame

#47 Posted by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: Well the problem is these are Batman villains so them not being a taken out by Batman makes it so Batman being the one who has to rise agaisnt these guys pointless while the scarecrow one is just annoying with Bane it makes everything he did before meaningless the guy broke his back and he isnt even the one who gets to beat him lame

Lol, he did beat him. Only reason Bane got back up is because Talia revealed herself and fixed his mask. In the comics Batman didn't get to beat Bane, Azrael did so instead.

#48 Posted by LordoftheNorth (1365 posts) - - Show Bio

@farkam: so what he still didnt beat Bane not only that Catwoman kills Bane and yet Batman still goes off with her thats messed up

The differance their was the the fight was just step for the stories that came after people focus on Bane breaking Batman's back but the really important part comes after that with Nightwing (plus batman did fight Bane shortly after and won). but in DKR the conflict between them is at the for front of the plot so Batman ultimately not being the one who takes down bane cheapens what he accomplished

#49 Edited by Farkam (5303 posts) - - Show Bio

@lordofthenorth said:

@farkam: so what he still didnt beat Bane not only that Catwoman kills Bane and yet Batman still goes off with her thats messed up

The differance their was the the fight was just step for the stories that came after people focus on Bane breaking Batman's back but the really important part comes after that with Nightwing (plus batman did fight Bane shortly after and won). but in DKR the conflict between them is at the for front of the plot so Batman ultimately not being the one who takes down bane cheapens what he accomplished

He did beat Bane. The real problem was with Talia fixing Bane's mask. If that hadn't happened we wouldn't be talking about this right now.

#50 Posted by PunyParker (12614 posts) - - Show Bio

I didn't like Bane before DKR......then Tom Hardy made me like him.
That's it.