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Batman & Robin (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi | 20 June 1997 (USA)
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Batman and 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Madison
Nora Fries (as Vendela K. Thommessen)
Elizabeth Sanders ...
Aztec Museum Guard
Antonio Diego / Bane


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...


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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 USA:

$42,872,606, 22 June 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Did You Know?


Arnold Schwarzenegger felt that his character was good, liked the Joel Schumacher non-Batman films, and was already doing Eraser (1996) for Warner. He added that "it's always easy to be smug in hindsight" when the movie turns out to be worse than expected. See more »


When Poison Ivy arrives at the Gotham Charity Flower Ball, the length of her hair changes throughout the scene. See more »


[first lines]
Robin: [checking out the Batmobile] I want a car. Chicks dig the car.
Batman: This is why Superman works alone.
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Crazy Credits

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


Follows Batman Forever (1995) See more »


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User Reviews

Funny and entertaining
28 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

I can't help it, but I would take "funny" over "dark" every day and twice on Sundays. I recently purchased "The Dark Knight" on DVD, but in some way I regret it, and I am pretty sure that I will watch "Batman & Robin" again before giving 2008's Batman a re-run. That dark stuff just doesn't cut it for me, I don't care how many people rated "The Dark Knight" 8.9 out of 10. "B&R" is entertaining if you don't take the movie (or maybe yourself) too seriously. And that's what I remember about reading DC comics in the sixties: it was fun. "The Governor" as Mr Freeze alone is worth the price of the DVD (probably now around five dollars), because he takes the term "camp" to levels nobody dared to think of, which is fine by me since he's just a comic book villain. No masterpiece, but certainly not as bad as most of the other reviewers have stated.

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