Best Batman films and TV shows

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1.
Batman Begins (2005)
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After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. (140 mins.)
 
2.
The Dark Knight (2008)
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When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
 
3.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
 
4.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
5.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
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Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin. (76 mins.)
 
6.
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998 Video)
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When Mr. Freeze, desperate to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin. (70 mins.)
Director: Boyd Kirkland
 
7.
The New Batman Adventures (1997 TV Series)
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The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Batman: Vengeance (2001 Video Game)
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When an elaborate scheme conceived by the Joker is set in motion, Batman embarks on a perlious journey to save Gotham from the clutches of his most dangerous adversaries.
 
9.
Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu (2003 Video Game)
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In Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu, a new villain who feeds off of dominance is in search of a new, difficult opponent...
Director: Pascal Colpron
 
10.
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003 Video)
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The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree. (75 mins.)
 
11.
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997 TV Movie)
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Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf. (64 mins.)
 
12.
Batman Beyond (1999 TV Series)
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Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham. (23 mins.)
 
13.
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000 Video)
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The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime. (76 mins.)
Director: Curt Geda
 
14.
Batman (1989)
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The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Inspiration for the animated series ” - qballer82
 
15.
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. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
16.
The Batman (2004 TV Series)
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This animated adventure series of Bruce Wayne -- billionaire by day, crime fighter by night -- starts... (30 mins.)
 
17.
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)
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A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight. (75 mins.)
 
18.
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)
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There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light. (75 mins.)
Director: Brandon Vietti
 
19.
Batman: Year One (2011 Video)
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A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways. (64 mins.)
 
20.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012 Video)
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Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era? (76 mins.)
Director: Jay Oliva
 
21.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013 Video)
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The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him. (76 mins.)
Director: Jay Oliva
“ Beats part one ” - qballer82
 
22.
Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)
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You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the forensic mental hospital.
 
23.
Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)
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When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.
Director: Sefton Hill
 
24.
Batman: Arkham Origins (2013 Video Game)
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Years before the Arkham incidents, the neophyte Dark Knight finds himself the target of an open murder contract courtesy of Black Mask that draws eight of the world's deadliest assassins and a new criminal named the Joker.
 
25.
Batman: Arkham Knight (2015 Video Game)
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With his back against the wall, Batman turns to his closest allies to help him save Gotham City from the clutches of Scarecrow and the Arkham Knight's army. A familiar face also returns to give The Dark Knight a message he cannot ignore.
Director: Sefton Hill
 
26.
Beware the Batman (2013 TV Series)
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Batman, a crime-fighting vigilante of Gotham City, goes up against the underworld. (22 mins.)
 
27.
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)
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Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler. (76 mins.)