The police investigate the apparent suicide of Julian Shepherd who drowned after driving his car into a nearby river.
Having discovered that Helena is Huntress, Harley uses a machine that gives her metahuman hypnotic powers. She then hypnotizes Helena and persuades her to knock Barbara unconscious and steal an access disk. Having discovered that Helena is Huntress, Harley uses a machine that gives her metahuman hypnotic powers. She then hypnotizes Helena and persuades her to knock Barbara unconscious and steal an access disk. Barbara recovers and uses her subneural device to enable her to stand and fight Helena, eventually neutralizing the trance. But Harley uses the disk to gain complete control of the clock tower and, after killing Wade (recurring guest star Shawn Christian), she broadcasts the hypnotic signal to every television set in New Gotham. Working together with Alfred, Dinah and Reese, Helena must infiltrate the clock tower and battle Harley and her cohorts before they gain control of the entire city.
After a robber, Chris Cassius (Ian Reed Kesler), breaks into a chemical factory and drinks a mixture that gives him the power to turn people to stone, Barbara cancels her vacation with her boyfriend, Wade (recurring guest star Shawn Christian). Unwilling to allow Barbara to continue neglecting her personal life, Alfred the butler brings Wade to the clock tower and exposes her secret. Meanwhile, Helena goes to Arkham Asylum and interrogates a villain named Clayface (Kirk Baltz), who possesses the same abilities as Chris, and learns a shocking fact about her past. She must race to prevent Chris from killing New Gotham's most powerful people at a charity fashion show.
Concerned over the disappearance of several female metahumans, Helena investigates Malcolm Lagg (Donovan Leitch), who manages a fight club that pits metahuman women against one another as men watch. After luring Helena to a prison in Old Gotham, Malcolm captures her and injects her with a substance to make her more aggressive. While Dinah and Reese infiltrate the operation, Barbara tries to find an antidote for the drug. But Malcolm catches Dinah and injects her as well, forcing her to fight Helena. Barbara and Reese must race to save Dinah and Helena before their battle becomes deadly.
Helena refuses to attend her high school reunion, not wishing to relive the past. But when Helena's visiting former classmates are murdered one by one, Barbara persuades her to get involved. The male victims were all seen aggressively flirting with Helena in the bar where she works, and the same man, Jack Barrett (Christopher Wiehl), defended her each time. Following clues, the women pursue a skillful killer with a chameleonlike ability to blend into his surroundings. Meanwhile, Helena copes with her romantic attraction to Jack and continues hiding her true identity from Reese.
When a legendary mob boss, Al Hawke (Mitch Pileggi - "The X-Files"), receives a death threat, the only person he trusts to protect him is his son--Reese. Reese asks Helena for help, but when she learns that Reese's father is the same man who killed Dinah's mother, Black Canary, Helena questions her loyalty.
Helena is thrilled when her best friend from high school, Sandra (Sung Hi Lee), returns to New Gotham, but the crimefighters are troubled by a series of murders with the unmistakable mark of Barbara's nemesis, Lady Shiva. Determined to fight Lady Shiva as an equal, Barbara dusts off her Batgirl costume and experiments with technology that allows her to leave her wheelchair.
Frustrated by her relationship with Reese, Helena becomes intrigued when she meets Darkstrike (Kristoffer Polaha), a metahuman who has come to New Gotham on the trail of a serial killer. Meanwhile, Barbara and Dinah discover that Darkstrike has a dangerous alter ego.
At Reese's request, Helena goes undercover to help thwart a gang of thieves terrorizing New Gotham and quickly discovers that the group is part of a larger criminal infrastructure. Helena pursues the top boss until she is exposed, putting her in grave danger. Meanwhile, Barbara must cope with her fear of intimacy when her relationship with Wade (recurring guest star Shawn Christian) becomes serious.
Along with Barbara and Helena, Dinah learns the truth about her past when her mother, Carolyn Lance (Lori Loughlin - "Full House"), comes to New Gotham in search of the daughter she abandoned years before. Dinah is shocked to learn that Carolyn was once Batman's protégé, Black Canary. Meanwhile, Helena finds out that Reese has family problems of his own when he becomes secretive about a ruthless gangster.
When Helena rescues an abandoned baby boy, Elliott, and brings him back to the clock tower, Barbara and Dinah try to help. However, to everyone's surprise, the baby is only happy when Helena is holding him. Even more astounding is the fact that Elliott wakes from his nap as a walking, talking 5-year-old and is soon a teenager (Riley Smith). Now in a race against time, the women discover that Elliott is programmed to live his entire life in three days--and to kill the first person he becomes attached to, putting Helena in grave danger.
Helena and Reese clash when they both try to track down a serial killer who destroys metahumans by usurping their powers. Meanwhile, Dinah skips going to school when she learns from Helena that there is a metahumans-only bar. And Barbara meets boyfriend Wade's (recurring guest star Shawn Christian) parents, who think she is not normal enough for their son.
Harley hires Slick (Silas Weir Mitchell), an evil metahuman who can turn from solid to liquid, to kill the honest cops who thwart her evil schemes. When Reese becomes the next intended victim, Helena protects him, and their mutual attraction continues to grow. Meanwhile, Barbara believes Dinah's claim of being a runaway, but Helena remains suspicious.
Into these women's lives comes an innocent teenage girl named Dinah (series star Rachel Skarsten), who is drawn to the clock tower by powerful, haunting visions. Unsure of her background but impressed by her budding metahuman powers, the two crimefighters allow Dinah to help them thwart a criminal scheme that has resulted in several mysterious suicides and threatens the city's infrastructure. The mastermind behind the mayhem is Dr. Harleen Quinzel, with whom Helena undergoes court-ordered therapy, unaware that she is actually villain Harley Quinn (series star Mia Sara), a brilliant madwoman who was the paramour of The Joker (voiced by Mark Hamill). Dreaming of creating a criminal empire, Harley plans to release all the lunatics from mental institutions and use the resulting chaos to take control of New Gotham.
Meanwhile, a policeman, Detective Jesse Reese (series star Shemar Moore), who possesses a dark secret of his own, goes on a personal mission to figure out what's happening in New Gotham and who the mysterious Helena Kyle really is.
Years have passed since Batman commanded the streets of New Gotham, leaving the high-tech crimefighting to the stunning Birds of Prey: Barbara Gordon, formerly known as Batgirl and the daughter of Commissioner Gordon, Helena, or the Huntress, the secret offspring of Batman and Catwoman, and Dinah, an innocent teen with developing metahuman powers.
Birds Of Prey movie trailer - starring David Janssen, Ralph Meeker. Directed by William A. Graham. Genre: Action-Adventure
Rating: Not Rated
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