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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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Storyline

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

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,784,433, 22 June 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$184,031,112

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$152,500,000
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Trivia

When Tim Burton was going to direct, Micky Dolenz and Robin Williams were considered for the role of The Riddler. Moreover, Burton wanted The Riddler's head shaved with a question mark. The film was to include Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman (who survived the events of Batman Returns (1992)). Rene Russo was cast as the love interest. Marlon Wayans was cast as Robin, and the film was going to be called Batman Continues, but Warner Bros. ultimately dismissed Burton, after they realized the tone of the film was to be similar to Batman Returns (1992). See more »

Goofs

Even though the film is supposed to be a sequel to Burton's films, Harvey Dent has mysteriously become white in this film. Harvey Dent was black in the first film. 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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Soundtracks

The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game
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Joel Schumacher should drop to his knees and thank Jim Carrey
9 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

I wonder what it's like to sit at home and realize you had just destroyed a multi million franchise.

Well, Schumacher should know.

And when I say destroy, I mean BUTCHER. If George Clooney was the delivery boy, Schumacher was the conductor of this orchestra of disaster.

But if "Batman & Robin" completely destroyed the series, this one was the setup before finally transforming Tim Burton's Gothic vision back into the campiness of the old insane TV series (but, unlike the series, it wasn't so bad it was good).

Jim Carrey was the only thing that made it worthwhile and watchable. The guy simply carries the entire movie on his shoulders. He is truly a gifted actor.

Unfortunately, Jim Carrey wasn't around for the aforementioned sequel...


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