Batman Forever (1995) Poster


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Batman (1989)

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Dan Harmon's Batman (2002) (Video)
Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009) (Video Game)
Batman: Arkham City (2011) (Video Game)
Harley Quinn's Revenge (2012) (Video Game)
Batman: Arkham Origins (2013) (Video Game)
Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014) (Video)
Batman: Arkham Knight (2015) (Video Game)
Batgirl: A Matter of Family (2015) (Video Game)
Gotham City Stories (2015) (Video Game)
Season of Infamy (2015) (Video Game)
Batman: Return to Arkham (2016) (Video Game)

Edited into 

5 Second Movies: Batman (2008) (TV Episode)
movie is edited into short comedic clip


Batman Forever: The Arcade Game (1996) (Video Game)


Let's Make a Deal (1963) (TV Series)
Dialogue about "curtain #1" and "curtain #2".
The Price Is Right (1972) (TV Series)
Dialogue "Come on down! You're the next contestant!"
Yong zhe wu ju (1981)
The scene where Chris O'Donnell picks up various pieces of wet clothing, and wringing them out in rather creative fashions, then placing them on a nearby washline to dry is a direct rip off of the scene in Dreadnaught where Yuen Biao does the same thing to demonstrate strength, technique, agility, and dexterity.
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
Dialogue reference to answering in the form of a question.
The Goonies (1985)
The false suicide note is adressed "to whom it may concern". Jake Fratelli pretends his suicide in "The Goonies" to escape from prison. His false suicide note is also adressed "to whom it may concern".
Batman Returns (1992)
When Dr. Meridian says to Batman "You like strong women. I've done my homework. Or do I need skin-tight vinyl and a whip?", is a reference to Michelle Pfeiffer's Catwoman.
Batman: The Animated Series: Blind as a Bat (1993) (TV Episode)
The Riddler says to Batman "You're blind as a bat" which was the same as the Penguin's.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
When the children come trick or treating, allowing Riddler and Two-Face to get into the Wayne Manor gates, they are dressed as characters in "Nightmare.."

Referenced in 

In Living Color: Homey D. Clown Returns (1990) (TV Episode)
Tommy Davidson says during this episode's DVD commentary, "I think Jim Carrey just had on the Riddler outfit, that was kinda just a precursor to Batman."
Saturday Night Live: David Duchovny/Rod Stewart (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on W.U.
Siskel & Ebert: Nine Months/The Indian in the Cupboard/Under Siege 2/Kids/Gross Fatigue (1995) (TV Episode)
The title and a still appear in a commercial bumper.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Air Screech (1995) (TV Episode)
Lindsay tells Rachel that she has seen "Batman Forever" 500 times.
The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead II (1995) (TV Movie)
Detective Mandy and Detective Dave's charge up the cemetery hill to confront the Mad Scientist is taken from the final shot of Batman and Robin running together in Batman Forever (1995).
Two If by Sea (1996)
Space Ghost Coast to Coast: $20.01 (1996) (TV Episode)
Joel Hodgson criticizes the new Batman movie, saying they're just making it up.
Brit Awards 1996 (1996) (TV Special)
mentioned as winner of 'Best Soundtrack'
Very Important Pennis: Very Important Pennis: Part 2 (1996) (TV Episode)
Dennis alludes to this when talking to Jim Carrey.
7th Heaven: Halloween (1996) (TV Episode)
Zack Bernard dresses as the film's version of Two-Face for Halloween.
The Macabre Pair of Shorts (1996)
Movie poster seen in Panavision building.
Leon Cordero (1996)
Dick Israel's character can be seen wearing a Batman Forever camo t-shirt.
Batman & Robin (1997)
Batman's Batcard says 'Batman Forever' labeled on it
The Waiter (1997)
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Picture shown of Jim Carrey as the Riddler.
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Perry/Oasis (1997) (TV Episode)
mentioned on Celebrity Jeapardy
U2: PopMart Live from Mexico City (1997)
U2 performs the song "Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me" from the Batman Forever soundtrack. Images of Batman are shown on the screen as they play.
Seinfeld: The Strike (1997) (TV Episode)
Jerry asks if George means Two-face, like the villain from Batman.
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1997) (TV Short)
Pearl (while watching the "Batman and Robin" trailer): "In the last one, George Clooney was played by The Saint, and the two before that, George Clooney was played by Beetle Juice."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Projected Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The English Harvey Dent"
The Last Days of the Board (1999) (TV Movie)
rating discussed
Fight Club (1999)
A video of Batman Forever is in the video store getting erased
Twisted Metal 4 (1999) (Video Game)
Orbital's face is a homage to Harvey Dent (AKA Two-face) of the Batman series.
Movie Stars: The Seduction of Reese Hardin (2000) (TV Episode)
When Reese prepares to audition for the new Batman movie, Apache mentions the movie
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mention by Val Kilmer
Friends: The One with Rachel's Big Kiss (2001) (TV Episode)
Ross says about his tuxedo: "Made expressly for Val Kilmer, and worn by him in the hit film...that Batman film he was in."
Boys Klub (2001)
Country quotes the Riddler.
Friends: The One with the Videotape (2001) (TV Episode)
Chandler tells Monica that flying with her was like "flying with the Riddler".
Justice League: Secret Origins (2001) (TV Episode)
The first two aliens Batman encounter originally are in the form of two scientists resembling a pair in the movie.
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
Both had characters that rescued somebody with a grapple hook
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
There's a poster of this film at the cinema.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
World's Finest (2004) (Short)
Two-Face's in it.
The Making of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Shin Chan: Safe as a Dry Hump (2006) (TV Episode)
The episode segment title "Ench-Man Forever" is a reference to this film.
Flushed Away (2006)
"Ratman Returns (Again)" in Roddy's DVD collection
Crap Shoot: The Documentary (2007)
Mentioned in film.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Criminal flips a coin to decide whether to kill someone. Tommy Lee Jones is in both films.
My Boys: Rome, If You Want To (2007) (TV Episode)
Evan references Val Kilmer as Batman.
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's Half-Assed Christmas Special (2007) (TV Episode)
Sally refers to Snoopy (in Batman costume) as "Val Kilmer."
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Batman: Part 1 (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nerd reviews the video game spin-off
Lego Batman: The Videogame (2008) (Video Game)
The Riddler and Two Face working together.
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Pantages Theatre location is shown.
Robot Chicken: But Not in That Way (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Batman.
Fanboys (2009)
Harry Knowles refers to the nipples on the Batsuit.
The Hangover (2009)
Stu quotes "The Riddler" during a tirade in the film.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
a Fastest Finger question asks contestants to place actors in the order in which they first played Batman, including Val Kilmer
The Big Bang Theory: The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon credits Joel Schumacher for destroying the Batman movie franchise with this film
Jai Tv (2010) (TV Series)
The Cleveland Show: Brown History Month (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cleveland
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien: Hero Time (2010) (TV Episode)
Captain Nemesis gives Ben the same chose as Two-Face gave Batman -- the forced choice to save only one of two people dear to his heart, tied at a height then released to fall to their deaths.
Mad: Pirates of the Neverland: At Wit's End/Batman Family Feud (2010) (TV Episode)
The Riddler appears. (Batman Family Feud)
Hollywood Treasure: Let the Bidding Begin (2010) (TV Episode)
Batman memorabilia collector has Val Kilmer's batsuit on display.
Batman: The Brave and the Bold: The Criss-Cross Conspiracy! (2010) (TV Episode)
"Riddle me this, riddle me that, who's afraid of the big black bat?"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Leftovers (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chuck
The Cinema Snob: Italian Batman (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
Arthur (2011)
Arthur wears the "Panther" batsuit and rides in the batmobile from Batman Forever.
Forget About It: Spiderman (2011) (TV Episode)
The Batman Forever Creditcard is shown at one point
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2011) (TV Episode)
"..I thought I was watching Batman Forever."
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Refernce in the title.
Suits: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
When Harvey and Mike are comparing Harvey to Batman Mike say he is like Kilmer's Batman
The Cinema Snob: Nekromantik (2011) (TV Episode)
"That's better make-up than Batman Forever..."
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Batman: TAS Episodes (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic tries to imitate Val Kilmer's Batman
The Cinema Snob: Bat Pussy (2011) (TV Episode)
"It does feel like a 90's Batman movie"
Community: Studies in Modern Movement (2011) (TV Episode)
Jeff and Dean Pelton sing a duet of "Kiss from a Rose."
Forget About It: Titanic (2011) (TV Episode)
A Batman Forever creditcard is shown at one point
A Night in Longfellow's Wayside Inn (2011) (Short)
After one of the notes is read, it is compared to something The Riddler would say.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Do You Remember (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster shown in review.
DVD-R Hell: Bibleman (2012) (TV Episode)
"After Joel Schumacher took over"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Batman Returns (2012) (TV Episode)
Sage says this movie is better than Batman Returns
Demo Reel: The Dark Knight Begins Rising (2012) (TV Episode)
Tacoma compares Tommy Lee Jones' portrayal of Harvey Dent in this film compared to Billy Dee Williams.
Mad: Dark Knight at the Museum/Lemming Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Video Game Deaths (2012) (TV Episode)
The Riddler resembles the Riddler from this movie.
The Replacement Gods (2012) (Video)
Mentioned by the narrator.
The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper/Kripke Inversion (2013) (TV Episode)
Raj tells Howard that he wants his new action figure to look like "Val Kilmer as Batman."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.33 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions Val Kilmer as the title character.
CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with the Dark Knight in 4 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Return to Nuke 'Em High Volume 1 (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Who Do You Think You Are?: Chris O'Donnell (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
Key and Peele: Episode #3.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Discussed by the parking valets
Atop the Fourth Wall: All-Star Batman and Robin #7 (2014) (TV Episode)
"I guess chicks DON'T dig the car, dude."
Bum Reviews: The Lego Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
"It just raised too many questions."
Robot Chicken: Batman Forever 21 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)
Title mentioned in relation to Val Kilmer.
Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) (Short)
mentioned once/poster shown
The Graham Norton Show: Nicole Kidman/Hugh Bonneville/Julie Walters/Take That (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue when he talks about Nicole Kidman
Late Night with Seth Meyers: James Corden/Vanessa Bayer/Robert Earl (2014) (TV Episode)
Stink Mouth PigMan refers to Val Kilmer playing Batman
Gotham: The Blind Fortune Teller (2015) (TV Episode)
attending a circus performance featuring the Flying Graysons that gets violently disrupted
Countdown: Episode #72.50 (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tim.
Nostalgia Critic: The Dark Age of Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
poster is shown
Community: Modern Espionage (2015) (TV Episode)
All of the committee's code names during the spy operation reference the names of actors who have played Batman: "Bale" (Abed), "Clooney" (Britta), "Keaton" (Jeff), "Kilmer" (Elroy), "Voice of Diedrich Bader" (Dean Pelton), and "West" (Annie).
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Taran Killam/Hugh Dancy/Kacey Musgraves/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Taran Killam talks about once getting his hair cut like Jim Carrey's in the film
Geeks Who Drink: Eric Christian Olsen VS. Scott Porter (2015) (TV Episode)
"Kiss from a Rose" is identified as being from the film's soundtrack
Vacation (2015)
While singing Kiss From A Rose, Rusty briefly mentions the film and one of its stars, Val Kilmer, while talking about how legendary both the singer and the song is.
Chasing Life: The Domino Effect (2015) (TV Episode)
Frankie thinks Val Kilmer is the best Batman.
Blackcatloner Reviews: Batman - the 60's Movie (2016) (TV Episode)
An example of a time when Bruce Wayne fought out of costume.
The Big Bang Theory: The Celebration Experimentation (2016) (TV Episode)
Val Kilmer as Batman is mentioned.
Mom: Death, Death, Death and a Bucket of Chicken (2016) (TV Episode)
The film is the answer to one of Christy's crossword puzzle clues.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
There is a Riddler style question mark graffitied in one of the pillars. Also Bruce has the same bat nightmare.
Blackcatloner: Red Hook High School Drifter (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner recalls this movie as the first movie he went to see alone.
Nostalgia Critic: Is This the Best Batman Movie? (2016) (TV Episode)
compares and contrasts this film to Mask of the Phantasm
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
The words "Batman Forever" are used in a line of dialog.
The Cinema Snob: Reefer Madness (2017) (TV Episode)
"His Riddler costume will be kept in storage along with Two Face's."
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)
Alfred refers to an incident in 1995 with a "flashback" depicting events of this film.


The Stupid Cupid (1944) (Short)
Satan's Waitin' (1954) (Short)

Featured in 

Riddle Me This: Why Is Batman Forever? (1995) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Siskel & Ebert: Get Shorty/Now and Then/Mallrats (1995) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Troldspejlet: Dennis Jürgensen (1995) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the upcoming film in the news section + clip shown
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (2002) (Video)
Promo comtains Batman clips
Batman Forever Heroes: Batman (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Batman Forever Heroes: Robin (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Batman Forever Heroes: Dr. Chase Meridian (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Batman Forever Villains: The Riddler (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Batman Forever Villains: Two-Face (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Nostalgia Critic: Batman and Robin (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during the history of the Batman movies segment.
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: Batman vs. the Dark Knight (2009) (TV Episode)
recalling Two Face.
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Dark Knight Strikes Again Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bruce says it just raises too many questions.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Action Comics #593 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bruce says it just raises too many questions.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Performances (2010) (TV Episode)
Two-Face's coin toss is briefly seen
The Hour: Episode #7.41 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Tim Burton's bio segment.
Atop the Fourth Wall: All-Star Batman & Robin #3 and #4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Bruce: "It just raises too many questions."
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbasses in Distress (2011) (TV Episode)
Robin ranks #8. Clips are shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman and Spawn (2011) (TV Episode)
clip of Bruce Wayne saying "it just raises too many questions."
Nostalgia Critic: Duck Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
the scene of Bruce and Alfred solving a riddle with numbers.
South Jersey Sam: Top 13 Best Foxes (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip used
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Fantastic Four #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Bruce: "It just raises too many questions."
Forget About It: Batman: The First Ones (2012) (TV Episode)
Panda "forgets about" the first 4 Batman movies
Atop the Fourth Wall: Battle for Bludhaven #1-2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"It just raises too many questions."
Atop the Fourth Wall: Captain Electron #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling a McDonald's tie-in with the movie
The Batmobile (2012) (TV Movie)
footage clips
Atop the Fourth Wall: Catwoman: Guardian of Gotham #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Bruce says it raises too many questions
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Thing from Another World #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Wayne believes it simply raises too many questions
Shameful Sequels: Batman Forever (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Shameful Sequels: Spider-Man 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip of Tommy Lee Jones' portrayal of Two-Face is shown
The Replacement Gods (2012) (Video)
Clips are shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Youngblood #5/Star Wars 3-D #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"It just raises too many questions."
Atop the Fourth Wall: Titans Retrospective: Titans #26-#50 (2013) (TV Episode)
Bruce says that it just raises too many questions
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tandy Computer Whiz Kids: A Deadly Choice (2013) (TV Episode)
Bruce feels that it just simply raises too many questions
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Culling: Teen Titans Annual #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mr. Wayne says that it raises too many questions
Nostalgia Critic: What You Never Knew About Batman (2014) (TV Episode)
recalling the eventual fate of Harvey Dent
Bad Movie Beatdown: Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (2014) (TV Episode)
Film Brain talks about how much Matt Frewer's portrayal as Jobe in Lawnmower Man 2 might have been inspired by Jim Carrey's performance as The Riddler in this film
Atop the Fourth Wall: Frank Miller's Holy Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
Bruce feels that it simply raises too many questions
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Thing from Another World: Eternal Vows #1-2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Bruce feels that it raises too many questions
The Evolution of Batman in Cinema (2015) (Short)
cut of
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Jazz #3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Bruce feels that just too many questions are raised
The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (2015)
A clip of the movie was shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Why Does Everyone Hate the Cable Guy? (2015) (TV Episode)
recalling Carrey as the Riddler
Outside Xbox: 6 Ways the Riddler Is Batman's Least Effective Nemesis (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the Riddler in the movie are shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Green Lantern #23.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Bruce thinks it raises too many questions
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman and Robin: The Official Comic Adaptation (2016) (TV Episode)
compares its darker tone to Batman and Robin


Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Robin exclaims "Holey rusted metal, Batman!", then explaining: "The ground, it's all metal. It's full of holes. You know, holey" - a jokey reference to the TV show Batman (1966) with Adam West, where Robin would yell his trademark exclamations of surprise every once in a while: "Holy something-or-other, Batman!".

Spoofed in 

French and Saunders: Batman (1996) (TV Episode)
A sketching spoof the film.
Nowhere (1997)
Mystery Men (1999)
The Venture Bros.: Hate Floats (2006) (TV Episode)
The sequence in the beginning of the episode in which 21 enters his closet to change is a parody of the "Batman Forever" suit-change sequence.
The Simpsons: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times (2007) (TV Episode)
Bartman faces "The Diddler" and "Sugar and Spice", whose outfits are modelled on The Riddler's and Sugar and Spice's in the film.
BATFXXX: Dark Night Parody (2010) (Video)
Two-Face and Sugar & Spice are spoofed as 2-Face, Blonde Angel and Devil Girl
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea (2014) (TV Episode)
Multiple members of the cast appear as Jim Carrey's relatives at a family reunion, doing impressions of him in the Carrey Family Reunion sketch

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