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Batman Forever (1995)

Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous 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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Box Office

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$52,784,433 (USA) (22 June 1995)

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$184,031,112 (USA)
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Trivia

The only film in either Tim Burton's or Joel Schumacher's 'Batman' series without a single mention of a "Beauty and the Beast" metaphor. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce uses the torpedo to access the batcave, he travels at nearly 200 mph for almost a minute, indicating that the batcave is some distance below Wayne Manor. But when Dick finds the batcave, it appears that it is only a few stories below. Bruce is traveling from his office in downtown Gotham, which is quite some distance form Wayne Manor, which explains the speeds at which he travels to get there. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alfred Pennyworth: Can I persuade you to take a sandwich with you, sir?
Batman: I'll get drive-thru.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Warner Bros. logo re-shapes itself to form the bat logo. See more »

Connections

References Batman: The Animated Series: Blind as a Bat (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

The Passenger
Written by Iggy Pop and Ricky Gardiner (uncredited)
Performed by Michael Hutchence
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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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