Gotham City District Attorney Harvey Dent is mutilated in a laboratory accident. When the duplicitous Two-Face embarks on a crime spree, Batman and Robin must solve the mystery of his identity while facing off against several other foes.
The Dark Knight is back doing what he does best - protecting the citizens of Gotham City - in the third installment of the Batman Unlimited series, Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants. When... See full summary »
Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.
Lex Luthor is frozen during a battle with the Justice League. He thaws out in the 31st century, discovers Time Trapper and prevents Superman's arrival to Earth as a baby. Future teen heroes Karate Kid and Dawnstar must stop him.
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.
At one point during the scene on the space station, the yellow and black colors on Robin's "R" logo become inverted. This is a reference to the cartoons of the 1970s and 1980s, such as Super Friends (1973) and The New Adventures of Batman (1977), where this mistake would often occur. See more »
When exiting the Batcave the first time, the Batmobile turns right. In every episode of the TV series, to get to Gotham Police Headquarters, they always turned left. See more »
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 »
When the 60s series first aired in Australia, the country did not yet have colour TV. I watched endless repeats of the series in colour when we moved to Texas in 1969. With my growing interest in the female gender, I was a big Julie Newmar Catwoman fan and had great admiration for her dangerous curves.
Return of the Caped Crusaders is OK, but it is hard to poke fun at something that always used to poke fun at itself. As such, I can fully understand why someone who has never had much exposure to the 60s series would not find the movie all that interesting. The series was out-of-step with the original DC character which debuted in 1939, and it took a great deal of effort on the part of movie-makers to return the character to its dark roots.
Fans of the 60s series are likely to enjoy this movie... aging character voices and all. But that is where it lives. It is not a part of either the contemporary or original Batman universe, and should not be compared to either.
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