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Batman Returns (1992)

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When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Bob Kane (Batman characters), Daniel Waters (story) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Keaton ... Batman / Bruce Wayne
Danny DeVito ... Penguin
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Catwoman / Selina
Christopher Walken ... Max Shreck
Michael Gough ... Alfred
Michael Murphy ... Mayor
Cristi Conaway ... Ice Princess
Andrew Bryniarski ... Chip
Pat Hingle ... Commissioner Gordon
Vincent Schiavelli ... Organ Grinder
Steve Witting ... Josh
Jan Hooks ... Jen
John Strong John Strong ... Sword Swallower
Rick Zumwalt ... Tattooed Strongman
Anna Katarina ... Poodle Lady
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Storyline

In the sewers of gotham city to the rooftops of the gotham city the penguin wants to know where he came from well in his villain ways catwoman plans to kill rich man of gotham max shreak but as he battles with millionaire Bruce Wayne both ladies men have their own secrets Bruce Wayne is back as Bat man trying to stop the penguin Max is helping penguin steal gotham city while selina Kyle/catwoman tries to help penguin not knowing her man murder target also her murder is helping him but all four men have their goals taking gotham from crime winning gotham city assassination for two men and more money to be gotham citys number one rich man. Written by ahmetkozan

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Returns June 19 See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Fantasy

Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 1992 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman vuelve See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,687,710, 21 June 1992

Gross USA:

$162,831,698

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$282,800,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby (as Dolby Stereo®)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to the book "Movie Magic" by Robin Cross, The Penguin's army consisted of real penguins, actors in glass fiber suits, animatronic puppets controlled by puppeteers, and computer animation. A technique called flocking was used, where several penguins would imitate a master penguin, allowing control over large numbers. See more »

Goofs

When the baby is stolen during the press conference and the thief jumps down the man hole into the sewer you see the fake stone just beneath the surface of the man hole shake. This would suggest that it is made of plastic or rubber. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Happy Woman: Merry Christmas!
Happy Man: Merry Christmas!
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Crazy Credits

Bats fly through the film title. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 2008 UK Blu-ray Disc is, for the first time, completely uncut and rated '15'. It includes the director commentary from the 2005 US DVD which had been removed from its UK counterpart due to the cut version's different running time. See more »

Connections

Version of The Adventures of Batman & Robin (1995) See more »

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Adeste Fidelis (O Come All Ye Faithful)
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Written by John Reading
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One my "Top Ten Worst Movies I've Ever Paid to Watch".
18 September 1999 | by flicker-16See all my reviews

Top of the list for worst movies. I don't know why these early Batman movies had our hero fighting two villains at once (actually three if you want to count Max Schreck). In my humble opinion, just fighting either the Catwoman alone or the Penguin alone would have had a tighter dramatic structure. However, watching a flock of penguins waddling around with missiles strapped to their backs, supposedly a threat to the citizens Gotham City, was unintentionally one of the funniest scenes I've ever seen.


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