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Batman & Robin (1997)

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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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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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Between the Tim Burton/Joel Schumacher series and the Christopher Nolan series, this is the only Batman sequel directed by the same director in which Batman/Bruce Wayne is recast with a different actor (due to fact that in the previous film, Batman Forever (1995), also directed by Schumacher, the role was played by Val Kilmer, whereas in this film, he is played by George Clooney). The only characters whose actors from the previous film returned to this one are Robin/Dick Grayson (Chris O'Donnell), Alfred (Michael Gough) and Commissioner Gordon (Pat Hingle). Michael Keaton played Batman in Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), which were directed by Burton and Christian Bale took over for Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), which were directed by Nolan. See more »

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Freeze says "What killed the dinosaurs? The Ice Age!" It is not known what caused the dinosaurs' extinction, but it could have been an Ice Age. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Freeze: Can you be cold, Batman? You have eleven minutes to thaw a bird. What will you do? Chase the villain or save the boy? Your emotions make you weak. That's why this day is mine!
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Crazy Credits

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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one of the ten worst films of all time
13 November 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

How did the Batman series begin so well and come to this? OK, none of the films are masterpieces, but this one is insulting. Anyone who paid to see it should join a class action to recover damages against the filmmakers.

Lousy acting from great actors. And some of the worst -- perhaps the worst -- set design ever. The plot is a grab bag, literally. A little of this, a little of that. No particular rationale behind any of it. I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall as the cast watched the film. Every single one must have thought, "It can't get any worse than this."

The most amazing thing of all: Director Joel Schumacher has actually been entrusted with directing jobs after this.


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