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Batman Returns (1992)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Fantasy | 19 June 1992 (USA)
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While Batman deals with a deformed man calling himself the Penguin wreaking havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman, a female employee of the latter becomes the Catwoman with her own vendetta.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Bob Kane (Batman characters), Daniel Waters (story) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Keaton ... Batman / Bruce Wayne
Danny DeVito ... Penguin
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Catwoman / Selina
Christopher Walken ... Max Shreck
Michael Gough ... Alfred
Michael Murphy ... Mayor
Cristi Conaway ... Ice Princess
Andrew Bryniarski ... Chip
Pat Hingle ... Commissioner Gordon
Vincent Schiavelli ... Organ Grinder
Steve Witting ... Josh
Jan Hooks ... Jen
John Strong John Strong ... Sword Swallower
Rick Zumwalt ... Tattooed Strongman
Anna Katarina ... Poodle Lady
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Storyline

In the sewers of gotham city to the rooftops of the gotham city the penguin wants to know where he came from well in his villain ways catwoman plans to kill rich man of gotham max shreak but as he battles with millionaire Bruce Wayne both ladies men have their own secrets Bruce Wayne is back as Bat man trying to stop the penguin Max is helping penguin steal gotham city while selina Kyle/catwoman tries to help penguin not knowing her man murder target also her murder is helping him but all four men have their goals taking gotham from crime winning gotham city assassination for two men and more money to be gotham citys number one rich man. Written by ahmetkozan

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Above Gotham, Looms Its Greatest Hero See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brooding, dark violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Security was so tight on the production that even Kevin Costner was refused permission to visit the set. Warner Brothers employed a private investigator firm when some shots of Danny DeVito in costume made it into the tabloids. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 22 mins) When the Penguin attempts to kill Catwoman using his flying umbrella, when he delivers the line "good bye my unintended, go to heaven" his hands are empty. However in the next shot he has a glass in his hand. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Happy Woman: Merry Christmas!
Happy Man: Merry Christmas!
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Crazy Credits

Of the four films from the Burton/Schumacher Batman franchise, this is the only one in which the opening credits sequence does not feature/use the Batman logo or a variation on it. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the UK the film was cut by 9 seconds at its cinema release. One cut was of a clown swinging nunchakus, the other was of Catwoman putting some spray-paint cans in a microwave to start an explosion at a department store. These cuts also applied to all pre-2005 VHS and DVD releases. In 2005, the film was resubmitted for the special edition DVD release. The BBFC downgraded the certificate back to the original 12 certificate (which was not possible in 1992, when the 12 certificate was cinema only), and waived the cuts to the chain-sticks scene, but the aerosol in the microwave scene remained cut on the grounds that it was a potentially dangerous imitable technique. Various extra features being rated 15 caused the overall category of the DVD to be 15. The resulting cuts meant that the audio commentary was dropped from the UK release (probably because it would have been out of sync), although it is still mistakenly advertised as present on the DVD packaging. All previous BBFC cuts were finally fully waived in 2009 for the Blu-ray release, and the film upgraded to 15. See more »


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Super Freak
Written by Rick James and Alonzo Miller
Orchestrated by Bruce Fowler
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12 November 2019 | by zhyarTheChosenSee all my reviews

This Is the worst batman movie i ever seen it even made kinda rethink about the first movie


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$45,687,711, 21 June 1992

Gross USA:

$162,902,340

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$266,822,354
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby (as Dolby Stereo®)| Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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