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Batman & Robin (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Action  |  20 June 1997 (USA)
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Batman & Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.



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Batman and Robin are back working side-by-side to stop the villains of Gotham City, but is there tension appearing between them, especially when one villainess who calls herself Poison Ivy can make anyone fall in love with her...literally. Along with Poison Ivy, the icy Mr. Freeze is freezing anything which gets in his way from achieving his goal. Written by FilmFanUk

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Strength. Courage. Honor. And loyalty. On June 20, it ALL comes together...



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

20 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Batman 4  »

Box Office


$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,872,606 (USA) (20 June 1997)


$107,285,004 (USA) (19 September 1997)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Joel Schumacher had several meetings with Warner Bros. to get them to reconsider letting him do another Batman movie. Schumacher wanted to take the film back to its darker roots and make a "Batman: Year One" movie. Schumacher wanted to cast Kurt Russell as a young Commissioner Gordon and would have had Selina Kyle as a young, beautiful African-American woman living in the ghetto. However, Warner Bros. decided not to rehire Schumacher and the Batman film franchise remained in development limbo for years until Batman Begins (2005). See more »


Barbara turns to react to Bruce's line, "Oxbridge Academy, Alfred's alma mater" a split second before Bruce actually says the line. Time index 00:30:38. See more »


Batman: And you are...?
Batgirl: Batgirl.
Batman: That's not very PC. What about Batwoman, or Batperson?
Batgirl: Bruce, it's me, Barbara. I found the Batcave.
Robin: We gotta get those locks changed.
Batman: She knows who we are.
Robin: I guess we'll just have to kill her.
Batman: Yep, we'll kill her later, we've got work to do.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Warner Bros. logo re-shapes itself to form an ice-covered Batman logo. See more »


Spoofed in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) See more »


Lazy Eye
Written by Johnny Rzeznik (as John Rzeznik)
Produced by Sean Slade & Paul Q. Kolderie
Performed by Goo Goo Dolls (as Goo Goo Dolls)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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User Reviews

Ummm....The original Batman (1989) was cool...
11 August 2000 | by (St. Louis, Missouri) – See all my reviews

I understand what Schumacher tried to do with this movie...it seems like a giant comic book, but...oh, hell...the movie is horrible. I don't think I've seen such bad performances in my entire life. I wasn't only disappointed by this movie, but mildly insulted that something like this was supposed to be a blockbuster at one point; yeah guys, maybe if we were all five. Whatever happened to the original Batman? Michael Keaton and Kim Bassinger? Yeah, see, back in the good old days, good comic book adaptation movies were made. Batman and Robin is TO BE AVOIDED LIKE THE PLAGUE

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