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Batman & Robin (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi | 20 June 1997 (USA)
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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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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Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,872,606 (USA) (22 June 1997)

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$107,325,195 (USA)
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Trivia

Joel Schumacher once said in an interview that if Arnold Schwarzenegger had not wanted to play Mr. Freeze, Sylvester Stallone was his second choice. Hulk Hogan, who appeared with Sylvester Stallone in Rocky III coincidentally, was Schumacher's third choice to play Mr. Freeze. Schumacher said he wanted Schwarzenegger for the role, and he threatened not to direct the film if Schwarzenegger wasn't cast. See more »

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Ms. B. Haven shows no ill effects from being severely underdressed in Freeze's frozen hideout. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

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Poison Ivy
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Produced by Jai Winding
Performed by Meshell Ndegeocello and 'Jacob Carducci' (uncredited)
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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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