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Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help of an amourous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

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The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face incorrectly believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side; he has unleashed a reign of terror on the good people of Gotham. Edward Nygma, computer-genius and former employee of millionaire Bruce Wayne, is out to get the philanthropist; as The Riddler he perfects a device for draining information from all the brains in Gotham, including Bruce Wayne's knowledge of his other identity. Batman/Wayne is/are the love focus of Dr. Chase Meridan. Former circus acrobat Dick Grayson, his family killed by Two-Face, becomes Wayne's ward and Batman's new partner Robin the Boy Wonder. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Rated PG-13 for strong stylized action | See all certifications »

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16 June 1995 (USA)  »

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Batman 3  »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£4,703,430 (UK) (14 July 1995)

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$184,031,112 (USA)
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Trivia

Marlon Wayans was originally slated to play Robin/Dick Grayson in Batman Forever (1995) when Tim Burton was considering directing it, but once Joel Schumacher ultimately took the helm his vision for the character did not jive with placing Wayans in the role and instead cast Chris O'Donnell. See more »

Goofs

A statue in the tunnel shakes during the car chase. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alfred Pennyworth: Can I persuade you to take a sandwich with you, sir?
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Crazy Credits

The main title "Batman" never actually appears onscreen. It is instead represented by a bat logo with the rest of the title, "Forever," superimposed on top of it. See more »

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Soundtracks

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
Lyrics by Bono
Music by U2
Produced by Nellee Hooper, Bono and The Edge
Performed by U2
Courtesy of Island Records Limited
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One Of My Favorites
26 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although this movie might not be the best ever made, I loved it as a child, and cannot let go of the memories of this film. This film has a unique theme (music, set, characters, environments) that newer film just don't have. The whole bat cave invasion was a all time favorite. And seeing Batman & Robin partnering up is another. I love the score and just get minor flashback of the old days when I hear it. Say what you want about this film. It was loved when it came out, and shouldn't be hated, now that something better came out. I love this film and no matter what they say, I'm rolling with this film until its no more. Val Kilmer & Chris O'Donnell needs to do it again. 95 + Batman = Classic


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