Batman Returns

Lists: Action, Fantasy, DC Comics

Brief Synopsis: "Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin - a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping him become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt to expose Batman in a different light. Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman - a mysterious figure who has the same personality disorder as Batman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, all the time deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman."

Overall Ranking: 1287 (Rank from 1992: # 16)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 55.56%
Half-Popped 11.11%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Other Movies in the Series

  • Batman (Keaton)
  • Batman Forever
  • Batman And Robin
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  • Catwoman films
  • Batman in the 90s

  • Reviewer Rating Review
    Cinephile Catherine97
    Sober Film Critic James Brown97(full review)
    CineMarvellous George Beremov93(full review)
    Dave Examines Movies86(full review)
    Josh B85
    Steve Habrat85 - It dares to venture into seriously dark territory and for that I applaud it.
    (full review)
    CinemaVisitor Erik80
    Hypersonic55 Curt80(full review)
    R Moreno80
    Today I Watched A Movie75(full review)
    J Patterson75
    Dan Ladnier75
    Bryan Lienesch75 - Too cartoonish to be taken seriously and that's a problem. Because, like with all Batman movies -- really all superhero movies, for that matter -- they need to be at least somewhat serious for us, the audience, to really buy in.
    Rob from GuysFilmQuest70(full review)
    Jordan K70
    Pete B65
    Thomas Pollock50
    David Baruffi43

    People Involved

  • Michael Keaton (Batman/Bruce Wayne)
  • Danny DeVito (Penguin/Oswald Cobblepot)
  • Michelle Pfeiffer (Catwoman/Selina Kyle)
  • Christopher Walken (Max Shreck)
  • Michael Gough (Alfred)
  • Pat Hingle (Commissioner James Gordon)
  • Paul Reubens (Mr. Cobblepot/ Penguins Father)
  • Michael Murphy (Mayor)
  • Diane Salinger (Mrs. Cobblepot/Penguins Mother)
  • Cristi Conaway (Ice Princess)
  • Rick Heinrichs (Director)
  • Tim Burton (Director)
  • Tim Burton (Director)
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