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Batman & Robin (1997)

 -  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...

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

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20 June 1997 (USA)  »

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Batman 4  »

Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The woman whose picture was used as Barbara Wilson/Batgirl's mother is Titanic (1997) star Gloria Stuart. See more »

Goofs

When in the space rocket, Mr. Freeze says "At 30,000 feet, your heart will freeze and beat no more!" Obviously, this is false as the human heart can survive that altitude without freezing and the first thing to freeze would be his limbs, not his heart. See more »

Quotes

Barbara Wilson: [about street racing not mixing well with being an Oxford student] They kicked me out, but it doesn't matter because I've already won all the money I need to do what I've always dreamed.
Dick Grayson: Just don't tell me you're going to run away and join the circus.
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The opening Warner Bros. logo re-shapes itself to form an ice-covered Batman logo. See more »

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Lazy Eye
Written by Johnny Rzeznik (as John Rzeznik)
Produced by Sean Slade & Paul Q. Kolderie
Performed by The Goo Goo Dolls (as Goo Goo Dolls)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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an especially bad movie
7 May 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

I've rated several hundred movies on IMDB, and overall, I go easy on them. Most of the so-so ones get a 5 or 6. A movie has to be pretty bad to get a 4 or 3 from me. And movies with a 2 are simply, awful, awful movies.

I have saved the rating of 1 exclusively for Batman and Robin, for I'm pretty sure no movie could possibly suck more.

Normally, when I walk into a theatre with low expectations for some movie, this gives the movie an advantage since I've basically lowered the bar for it. I held low expectations for Jurassic Park, but ended up being surprisingly entertained.

Batman and Robin failed completely to meet even the rock-bottom expectations I held for it when I saw it.

The script is a complete wreck. The jokes are an insult to your intelligence. The acting isn't especially bad, but then again, very little is required of the actors. The action sequences are confusing and incoherent.

If you're a Batman fan, then you will hate what Joel Shoemaker did in this film. His bastardization of Bane pretty much kills any possibility of a Knightfall-based movie. If you're not a big Batman fan, you'll just hate this movie just because it's so freakin' stupid.

Any pros? Well, I've read some reviews that say the sets are beautifully constructed. Personally, I thought the sets were ok, but hardly anything special. Nothing that couldn't by done with lots of construction paper and elmer's glue.

So, no, there aren't really any pros.


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