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Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)

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Batman and Robin of the 1960s live action series are back in action to take down their fiendish foes united once more against them.

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Rick Morales

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Michael Jelenic (screenplay by), James Tucker (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Adam West ... Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
Burt Ward ... Dick Grayson / Robin (voice)
Julie Newmar ... Catwoman (voice)
Jeff Bergman ... Announcer / The Joker (voice)
Sirena Irwin ... Miranda Monroe (voice)
Thomas Lennon ... Chief O'Hara / Prison Warden (voice)
William Salyers ... The Penguin (voice)
Lynne Marie Stewart ... Aunt Harriet (voice)
Jim Ward ... Commissioner Gordon (voice)
Steven Weber ... Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
Wally Wingert ... The Riddler (voice)
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Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threatened by Penguin, The Joker, Riddler and Catwoman. This time, the four super villains have combined their wicked talents to hatch a plot so nefarious that the Dynamic Duo really have their hands full.

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The Gotham City Dynamic Duo and their fiendish foes are back. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action, suggestive material and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Although Frank Gorshin some times decided to take his mask off to allow his face to be more recognizable on the live-action series, in this film The Riddler never removes his mask. See more »

Goofs

Circus elephants are never left with pointed tusks, as a matter of spectator safety. The tusks would be removed, or dulled and covered with protective decorations. See more »

Quotes

Robin: Holy noxious gas!
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Crazy Credits

Then end credit sequence features Batman doing the "Batusi", which he did in the pilot episode for the 1966 TV series. Catwoman also does her own "Catusi". The dance names are references to a popular dance of the 1960s, "The Watusi". The format of the sequence is also similar to the end sequences of many of the 60s beach movies starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, although the dances were performed by Buster Keaton and his go-go girlfriend, Bunny. See more »

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References Batman: Instant Freeze (1966) See more »

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The campy return of Adam West mixed with our more adult look at Batman
20 November 2016 | by secretzfanSee all my reviews

Batman has changed a lot since the days of Adam West came and put on the suit. It is to the point where it seems like no one even remembers that Adam West was the original Batman. However DC animation has helped bring back the old Adam West styled Batman in a major way. While also realizing those original fans have probably grew up now so is more willing to lace the film with more sexual humor and also press buttons with the whole Batman taking around a boy with tights and how strange that really is.

This movie also takes a clean shot at the new darker Batman who is more willing to be on the edge and do whatever it takes to make the villains pay for there crimes. It is quite a interesting look on what Batman was in the 60s to what Batman is today.

Catwoman also is updated to be a little more similar to the type of character she has become today. Selina Kyle has started to run that line between hero and villain and this movie easily lets us know that is trying to do that. From her working with the boy wonder to help Batman or taking on the villains she had once partnered with. The film does a great job showing us the new Catwoman.

Overall Batman Return of the Caped Crusaders is a great return to that 60s Batman world and knows how to have fun with its inclusive stories and campy aspects as well. The movie is quite a whole lot of fun to enjoy for those fans


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Country:

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Language:

English | German

Release Date:

11 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman '66 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,711
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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