Batman Reboot If These Directors Did It

by jwoehr | created - 22 Jul 2012 | updated - 22 Jul 2012 | Public

Or actors...

1. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...

Batman (Josh Duhamel) and Robin (Shia Lebouf) must stop the Mad Hatter (Jack Black) "who's also a mad bomber" from...blowing up stuff.

2. Joel Schumacher

Director | The Phantom of the Opera

Joel Schumacher was born on August 29, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Joel T. Schumacher. He is a director and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Batman & Robin (1997) and Phone Booth (2002).

Returns to kill the Batman franchise again with John Cena as Batman "just because Joel wants to put a tight Batsuit on him" and Sylvester Stallone as Ra's Al Ghoul.

3. Adam Sandler

Actor | The Waterboy

Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took ...

Bat's My Boy from Happy Madison and starring Adam Sandler as Batman, Henry Winkler as Alfred, Kevin James as the Penguin, David Spade as the Mad Hatter, Chris Rock as Lucius Fox, Steve Buscemi as Commissioner Gordon, Andy Samberg as Robin and Rob Schneider as the Joker.

4. Garry Marshall

Director | Pretty Woman

Garry Marshall was born on November 13, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA as Garry Kent Maschiarelli. He was a writer and producer, known for Pretty Woman (1990), The Princess Diaries (2001) and Happy Days (1974). He was married to Barbara Marshall. He died on July 19, 2016 in Los Angeles, ...

From the director of Valentine's Day and New Years Eve comes A Gotham City Love Story starring Ashton Kutcher as Batman, Katherine Heigl "who over-acts and complains through-out the movie" as Batgirl, Julia Roberts as Poison Ivy, Bradley Cooper as the Riddler, Robert DeNiro as Commissioner Gordon, Jessica Alba as Catwoman, Taylor Lautner as Robin, Topher Grace as the Joker "who is getting butterfly's in his stomach about proposing to Harley Quinn" and Jason Statham as Croc who lives in the sewers away from mankind when all he wants is to find love on the streets of Gotham.

5. Rob Zombie

Writer | Halloween

Robert Bartleh Cummings, more famously known as Rob Zombie, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on January 12, 1965. He is the oldest son of Louise and Robert Cummings, and has a younger brother, Michael David (aka Spider One; b. 1968), who is the lead singer of Powerman 5000. Growing up, Zombie ...

About the teenager days of the Joker (Daeg Faerch) and how he became crazy, got his scars and brutally killed everyone in his HS.

6. James Cameron

Writer | Avatar

James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...

Batman (Bill Paxton) becomes obsessed with visiting the Titanic and goes to visit it in the Bat-Sub.

7. Chris Columbus

Producer | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio, Chris Columbus was first inspired to make movies after seeing "The Godfather" at age 15. After enrolling at NYU film school, he sold his first screenplay (never produced) while a sophomore there. After graduation Columbus tried to sell his fourth script, "...

BatAlone: Batman (Macaulay Culkin) gets left at Wayne Manor all alone when Alfred (Tim Allen) is given a vacation. The Penguin (Joe Pesci) and the Riddler (Daniel Stern) come to rob the place but are easily outmatched by Bruce Wayne and his...Bat-Buckets.

8. Charlie Sheen

Actor | Two and a Half Men

Charlie Sheen was born Carlos Irwin Estévez on September 3, 1965, in New York City. His father, actor Martin Sheen (born Ramon Antonio Gerard Estevez), was at the time just breaking into the business, with performances on Broadway. His mother, Janet Sheen (née Templeton), was a former New York art ...

Bruce Wayne (Charlie Sheen) is rich, so why become Batman when you can use your money for drugs and pornstars.

9. Robert Zemeckis

Writer | Back to the Future

A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect ...

Bat-Gump: Bruce Gump (Tom Hanks) has been called a rich dumbass, retard by many but he proves them all wrong when he becomes Bat-Gump to get revenge on the Joker (Crispen Glover) that killed his Mama (Sally Field) and carved a smile on Jenny's (Robin Wright) face.

10. Judd Apatow

Producer | Girls

Judd Apatow was born on December 6, 1967 in Syosset, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Girls (2012), Knocked Up (2007) and The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005). He has been married to Leslie Mann since June 9, 1997. They have two children.

Batman (Seth Rogen) and Robin (Jay Burchell) just wanna get high but first they have to get off the couch and save weed from the Joker (Jonah Hill) who plans on ridding the world of it...by smoking it all "why do you think he can't stop smiling?"

11. Clint Eastwood

Actor | Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood was born May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of Clinton Eastwood Sr., a manufacturing executive for Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Ruth Wood, a housewife turned IBM operator. He had a comfortable, middle-class upbringing in nearby Piedmont. At school Clint took interest in music...

Batman Beyond: An old Bruce Wayne (Clint Eastwood) must train teenager Terry Mcguiness (Zach Effron) to be the next Batman. But Bruce only trains him the last 20 minutes, he spends most of the movie being grumpy and telling Terry to get off his lawn.

12. Kathryn Bigelow

Director | The Hurt Locker

A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute. At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be ...

Bat-Break: Batman (Keanu Reeve's) wants to stop the Joker (Matthew MaConaughey) from robbing more banks but that becomes hard when as Bruce Wayne he becomes surfing buddies with the Joker.

13. Ang Lee

Director | Wo hu cang long

Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee has become one of today's greatest contemporary filmmakers. Ang graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts in 1975 and then came to the U.S. to receive a B.F.A. Degree in Theatre/Theater Direction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ...

Broke-Bat Mountain: Batman (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Robin (Neil Patrick Harris) are too busy camping in Gotham Woods together and discovering their sexuality to fight crime.

14. Tom Cruise

Actor | Top Gun

In 1976, if you had told fourteen year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...

Batman (Tom Cruise) is too busy running, smiling and climbing stuff to notice all the crimes in Gotham City. But if you knock his religion, watch out!

15. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

Bruce Wayne (Mel Gibson) is just plain angry and too busy drinking to fight crime any more. Can Lucious Fox (Danny Glover) cheer him up with some new gadgets or is he "too old for this sh#t."

16. Bryan Singer

Director | X-Men

Bryan Singer was born on September 17, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as Bryan Jay Singer. He is a producer and director, known for X-Men (2000), The Usual Suspects (1995) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).

Recycle everything Tim Burton and Nolan did and put it in one movie. But who's musical score will he use, Danny Elfman's or Hans Zimmer's ? Hmm

17. Brett Ratner

Director | Red Dragon

Brett Ratner is one of Hollywood's most successful filmmakers. His diverse films resonate with audiences worldwide and, as director, his films have grossed over $2 billion at the global box office. Brett began his career directing music videos before making his feature directorial debut at 26 years...

Would hire an ex girlfriend with no acting experience as Catwoman, hire Chris Tucker to play Lucius Fox and have every single bad guy wear eye shadow and black leather.