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Batman: The Movie (1966)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  26 October 1966 (Italy)
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The Dynamic Duo faces four super-villains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

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The arch-villains of the United Underworld - the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a dehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the nine Security Council members in the United World Building into nine vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missiles to force the submarine to surface. Written by Aaron Handy III <ah07@gnofn.org>

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$1,377,800 (estimated)
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Filming of the movie began before Lee Meriwether was cast for the movie. As a result, Catwoman does not appear with the other villains in the first scene aboard the Penguin's submarine. See more »

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Batman and Robin solve a pair of the Riddler's riddles that indicate that Catwoman is part of the conspiracy, and the caped crusaders, the Commissioner, and Chief O'Hara seem shocked. Yet earlier in the movie, they had already discussed the possibility that four super-criminals, including the Catwoman, had joined forces. See more »

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Narrator: This yacht is bringing a revolutionary scientific invention to Gotham City. On a peaceful afternoon motor ride, millionaire Bruce Wayne and his youthful ward Dick Grayson have been summoned back to Wayne Manor by an urgent but anonymous call for help; the invention *and* its custodian are reported in grave danger aboard the yacht! Never ones to shirk responsibility, Bruce and Dick, with characteristic speed and resolve, descend promptly into The Batcave, and then, as they have done...
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(Opening disclaimer) ACKNOWLEDGMENT We wish to express our gratitude to the enemies of crime and crusaders against crime throughout the world for their inspirational example. To them, and to lovers of adventure, lovers of pure escapism, lovers of unadulterated entertainment, lovers of the ridiculous and the bizarre--- To funlovers everywhere--- This picture is respectfully dedicated. If we have overlooked any sizable groups of lovers, we apologize. ---THE PRODUCERS See more »

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What great special effects!
17 November 2003 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

If no one else has commented on the great effects, then i will. KABLAM! POW! BOOM! The effects were really funny and the evil villians teaming up together against batman and robin was a genius idea on the writers part! I always will and still do find robin cuter than batman. The riddler's jokes were really tacky, but i know i never would've came up with those jokes in a million years! i'll just stick with the jokes from the laffy taffy wrappers! (LOL) The movie was great and i strongly recommend it if you want to see batmans funny side and see the caped crusader attempt to battle all the evil forces of gotham city! (A- B+)


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