YMMV: Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

  • Complete Monster: Owlman was already a criminal and founding member of the Crime Syndicate of America. Upon discovering the existence of the multiverse, Owlman became enraged by the fact that, with every choice a person makes, they literally create another world in which they made the opposite choice. Determined that his choices had to affect not only his world, but all existence, Owlman journeyed to Earth-Prime, the Earth that supported the existence of all other Earths, planning to destroy all reality in a fit of existential angst. About as selfish as they come, Owlman was reviled even by his compatriots in the CSA.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: The main theme (and closing credits theme) are among the best of the animated DCU films.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Ah, Jester. We Hardly Knew Ye.
    • Many people were very, very impressed with James Woods as Owlman.
  • Fetish Fuel Station Attendant: Superwoman.
  • Foe Yay: Good Lord, Batman and Superwoman. From their introduction until he manages to get the best of her is just one big UST-filled Foe Yay scene. She even kisses him and offers to keep him as a pet. Batman needs an adult.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Why doesn't Lex just whip out the Kryptonite before Ultraman starts pounding on him? Because if he did, Ultraman would fall out of range giving him time to recover and adapt. So Lex saves it till Ultraman has him pinned on a roof.
  • Genius Bonus: Owlman naming his planet buster the QED
  • Ho Yay: Ultraman referring to the parallel universe version of Jimmy Olsen as his "boy" might have some subtext to it, considering that unlike the comic this animated film's version of the other Jimmy is a big, strapping, hulking brute. Not a bad match for an evil Flying Brick like Ultraman, eh?
  • Internet Backdraft: There's complaints over the idea that Superwoman may be the evil amalgam of Mary Marvel instead of Wonder Woman. Comic Mythos really is Serious Business.
    • This is in part because it reminds the fanbase of the Countdown to Final Crisis series where the regular Mary Marvel turned evil, which was not well received.
    • It's also because if this Superwoman is Mary Marvel, that means that Owlman is in a relationship with a teenager.
  • Nightmare Fuel: An evil Expy Of Batman that sounds like James Woods?
  • One-Scene Wonder: Batman's reinforcements on the satellite, maybe the most outstanding one is Aquaman.
  • Romantic Plot Tumor: The main story is about the league trying to liberate an alternate earth from an evil Justice League, but a good deal of time is spent developing a romance between Rose Wilson-2 and Martian Manhunter. Had the story taken place in the DCAU (as originally intended) it would have probably been valuable character development for him (indeed, in the actual DCAU, J'onn is Put on a Bus to go on a soul-search to learn how to connect to humans), but it's pointless when that's taken out of the equation.
  • Squick: As Superwoman is the expy of Mary Marvel rather than Wonder Woman, this implies that she is in her late teens at the oldest. Either she's good at keeping secrets, or Owlman is a creepy weirdo. Moreso, at least.
    • Also, when she casually reaches over and snaps one of Batman's ribs like she was breaking a twig.
  • Strangled by the Red String: Rose Wilson has a crush on Martian Manhunter. The Martian inadvertently discovers they're "attuned" when he accidentally reads her thoughts (something he'd never do by accident with a non attuned person.) He then Mind Melds with her so that they can get to know each other instantly and fall completely in love. Martians apparently have no need to date.
  • Tearjerker:
    • Alas, poor Johnny Quick. Even Batman (who'd set him up for it) seemed devastated. Just pay attention when he tells Johnny to stop running.
    Batman: Johnny I'm back! Stop vibrating! Stop!
    • The Jesters death near the beginning. That and Lex begging him to not go through with it.
    Jester: (resigned) It's time to get serious Lex.
    Lex: No! We can make it together! We can do this!
    Jester: (smiles sadly) Get your shiny bald head out of here, it's hurting my eyes.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: So much story potential in watching Superman interact with a noble, heroic version of Lex Luthor...