Batman Returns

Batman Returns (1992)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Crime, Family, Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Christmas Film, Neo-Noir, Superhero Film  |   Release Date - Jun 19, 1992  |   Run Time - 126 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film, directed and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the second installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series, with Michael Keaton reprising the title role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film introduces the characters of Max Shreck (Christopher Walken), a corrupt business tycoon who teams up with the Penguin (Danny DeVito) to take over Gotham City, as well as the character of Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer).

Burton originally did not want to direct another Batman film because of his mixed emotions toward the previous film in 1989. Warner Bros. developed a script with writer Sam Hamm which had the Penguin and Catwoman going after hidden treasure. Burton agreed to return after they granted him more creative control and replaced Hamm with Daniel Waters. Wesley Strick did an uncredited rewrite, removing the characters of Harvey Dent and Robin and rewriting the climax. Annette Bening was originally cast as Catwoman but became pregnant and was replaced with Pfeiffer. Filming for Batman Returns started in June 1991 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California.

Batman Returns was released on June 19, 1992. The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects and Best Makeup, as well as two BAFTA awards. Batman Returns's budget was $80 million and it grossed $266.8 million worldwide, making the film a financial success. The film received generally positive reviews from critics praising the action sequences, the acting, effects and the film's villains, though the overwhelmingly dark and depressing tone was less well received.

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Budget

$80,000,000

Box Office

$266,934,688

Tags

Based On Comic, Batman, Catwoman, Christmas, Christmas Tree, Collection: Batman, Comics/Heroes, Crime Fighter, Cult, Dark Hero, Deformed, Detective, Double Life, Evil Circus, Good Versus Evil, Gotham City, Hallucination, Justice, Literary, Penguin, Revenge, Sequel, Super Villain, Superhero, Vigilante, Villain, Violence

Attributes

Based On: Batman
Filming Location: Los Angeles, Pinewood Studios
Narrative Location: Gotham City
Subject: Christmas, corruption, political campaign, revenge

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Batman - återkomsten
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Batman - Il ritorno
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Batman - paluu
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Batman 2
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Batman 2 - Le défi
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Batman 2 - Le Défi
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Batman 2: Batman Returns
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Batman Dönüyor
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Batman paluu
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Batman regresa
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Batman Regressa
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Batman Returns
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Batman sa vracia
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Batman se întoarce
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Batman se vraća
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Batman se vrača
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Batman se vrací
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Batman vender tilbage
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Batman vender tilbake
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Batman visszatér
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Batman vuelve
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Batman Vuelve
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Batman, le défi
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Batman: O Retorno
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Batmani tagasitulek
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Batmans Rückkehr
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Betmen qaytmoqda
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Betmeno sugrižimas
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Betmens atgriežas
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El retorn de Batman
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Le Retour de Batman
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Netopierí muž sa vracia
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Người Dơi 2
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Người Dơi Trở Lại
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Powrót Batmana
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Ο Μπάτμαν επιστρέφει
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Батман се завръща
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Бетмен повертається
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Бэтмен возвращается
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Повратак Бетмена
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باتمان ريتيرنز
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बैटमैन रिटर्न्स
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バットマン リターンズ
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蝙蝠俠大顯神威
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