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Batman Forever (1995)

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Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

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Joel Schumacher

Writers:

Bob Kane (characters), Lee Batchler (story) | 4 more credits »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Val Kilmer ... Batman / Bruce Wayne
Tommy Lee Jones ... Harvey Two-Face / Harvey Dent
Jim Carrey ... Riddler / Edward Nygma
Nicole Kidman ... Dr. Chase Meridian
Chris O'Donnell ... Robin / Dick Grayson
Michael Gough ... Alfred Pennyworth
Pat Hingle ... Commissioner Gordon
Drew Barrymore ... Sugar
Debi Mazar ... Spice
Elizabeth Sanders Elizabeth Sanders ... Gossip Gerty
Rene Auberjonois ... Dr. Burton
Joe Grifasi ... Bank Guard
Philip Moon ... Male Newscaster
Jessica Tuck ... Female Newscaster
Dennis Paladino Dennis Paladino ... Crime Boss Moroni
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Storyline

The Dark Knight of Gotham City confronts a dastardly duo: Two-Face and the Riddler. Formerly District Attorney Harvey Dent, Two-Face incorrectly believes Batman caused the courtroom accident which left him disfigured on one side; he has unleashed a reign of terror on the good people of Gotham. Edward Nygma, computer-genius and former employee of millionaire Bruce Wayne, is out to get the philanthropist; as The Riddler he perfects a device for draining information from all the brains in Gotham, including Bruce Wayne's knowledge of his other identity. Batman/Wayne is/are the love focus of Dr. Chase Meridan. Former circus acrobat Dick Grayson, his family killed by Two-Face, becomes Wayne's ward and Batman's new partner Robin the Boy Wonder. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Courage Now, Truth Always, Batman Forever! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Rene Russo was originally cast to play Dr. Chase Meridian when Michael Keaton was still attached to the project as Batman. However, when Keaton dropped out of the project and was replaced by Val Kilmer, Russo was deemed too old to play his love interest, despite being just shy of six years Kilmer's senior. Nicole Kidman, who ultimately played the role, is seven-and-a-half years younger than Kilmer. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) When Batman cuts the chain holding the bank vault, the holes where the "breakaway" link was put together are briefly visible. See more »

Quotes

[upon reaching Claw Island]
Robin: Holey rusted metal, Batman!
Batman: Huh?
Robin: The ground, it's all metal. It's full of holes. You know, holey.
Batman: Oh.
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Crazy Credits

Unlike the two Batman films that came before, this one actually plays most of the opening credits over the opening action scene of the movie (the earlier two films had a dedicated opening credits scene.) See more »

Alternate Versions

Finally passed uncut in the UK by the BBFC for the two-disc special edition DVD in 2005, with an upgrade from a PG certificate to a 12 certificate. See more »

Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Get Shorty/Now and Then/Mallrats (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Smash It Up
Written by Chris Millar, Captain Sensible (as Raymond Burns), David Vanian, and Alasdair Ward
Produced by Thom Wilson
Performed by The Offspring
Courtesy of Epitaph
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User Reviews

 
OK but not as good as the first two
11 December 1998 | by MovieFan983See all my reviews

Yeah the movie was ok, Val Kilmer i didn't really like as Batman, cause Michael Keaton is the only and will be the only Batman forever get it haha, anyway. Tommy Lee Jones was great as two face, and Jim Carrey was annoying as the Riddler, and Nicole Kidman was good, but not as good as in other movies. Drew Barrymore though it hot hot hot. I give Batman Forever a 5.5 out of 10. Rated PG-13 for action and violence, and for some sensuality.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,784,433, 18 June 1995

Gross USA:

$184,069,126

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$336,567,531
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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