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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

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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Pow! Sock! Bam! Batman is back! See more »


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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

11 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Batman '66 See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,711
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

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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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OK for fans of the 1960s series
7 April 2017 | by sykespjSee all my reviews

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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