Tim burton played fast and loose with the caped crusader. Batman with retractable batrope action, speargun and batarang. The character also appeared in the 1966 film batman, which was a feature film adaptation of the 1960s batman tv series. The gotham city created in batman is one of the most distinctive and atmospheric places ive seen in the movies. Created by bob kane and bill finger, the character first starred in two serial films in the 1940s. Michael keaton stars as the nocturnal crimefighter. The jokers plan to destroy batman and gain control of gotham city is manifold. Inspired by the earliest issues of detective comics as well as the grittier batman comics of the 1980s including the work. Check out the official batman 1989 trailer starring michael keaton. Bruce wayne, better known by his superhero alias batman is a fictional character from tim burtons 1989 superhero film batman and its 1992 sequel batman returns portrayed by michael keaton based on the dc comics character. Batman 1989 first trailer october 30, 2019 get link.
Batman first used the batmobile to rescue vicki vale from the joker. Every superhero movie made post 1989 owes it a debt of gratitude. At 23, the unknown thespian donned the cape and the cowl in the 15part. Oct 30, 2019 batman 1989 first trailer october 30, 2019 get link. Batman was one of the first films to spawn two soundtracks. Batman 1943 batman and robin 1949 these first two were movie serials batman. Every batman movie ranked, worst to best screen rant. Part of the first batman michael keaton movie 5 inches tall action figure line. The batmobile was one of the most daunting components in batman s vast arsenal, and he kept it stored in the batcave when it was not in use. Directed by tim burton planet of the apes, michael keaton stars as bruce wayne, aka batman, who matches wits with the joker jack nicholson. The 1989 batman movie was a huge and fantastic revelation for me.
Batman 1989 best scenes hd the dark knight of gotham city begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly. And it was designed specifically for the 1989 batman film. Using the latest civilian performance technology, coupled with prototype military. Yes, despite the killing and even worse mental issues, grimness, so on. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Ceasar romero played joker on the batman tv series.
The batmobile is the fictional car driven by the superhero batman. The movie ends with commissioner gordon announcing the gotham police. Many top stars were considered for the role of batman, including mel gibson, kevin costner, charlie sheen, pierce brosnan, tom selleck and bill murray. Batman 15 movie clip you can call me joker 1989 hd. The first draft of this movie was written in 1980 by superman 1978 cowriter tom mankiewicz, and told the story of batmans and robins origins. All 39 songs from the batman 1989 movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. My favorite superhero is batman and my favorite batman movie is the 1989 tim burton batman film. The 1989 movie adaptation deluxe edition by dennis oneil. First he distributes a line of boobytrapped cosmetics, then he. Batman 1989 official trailer 1 tim burton superhero movie batman. Batman 1989 movie simple english wikipedia, the free. Batman 1989 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
But as it features mark hamill as the joker, ive put it together with the batman. Batman 1989 internet movie firearms database guns in. This variation resembles batmans appearance in the 1989 movie batman and its sequel batman returns. Tim burtons batman was released june 23, 1989, 25 years ago today, and it is the best mainstream comicbook movie ever made not just the best batman movie, but. Schumachers first batman movie was batman forever, and starred val kilmer. The batmobile was one of the most daunting components in batmans vast arsenal, and he kept it stored in the batcave when it was not in use. All of the big moments in the movie are pounded home with earshattering. The movie 1966 batman 1989 batman returns 1992 batman. The batmobile was batmans primary mode of transportation.
The films first release on dvd was in late 1997, shortly after the format debuted. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. Batman is the 1989 feature film adaptation of the dc comics character. Marvel was a long way away from becoming a cinematic juggernaut in 1989, and the best it could do was to turn the punisher into a cheesy 80s action movie. Batman created by bob kane and bill finger this adaptation of the character maintains the origin of his parents being murdered in an alleyway behind a movie theatre. Jun, 2016 batman 1989 best scenes hd the dark knight of gotham city begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal joker. Tim burton was pressured to cast an obvious action movie star. Find out where batman 1989 is streaming, if batman 1989 is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. It was released in 1989 for the amiga, amstrad cpc, atari st, commodore 64, msdos, msx and zx spectrum. One of them featured songs written by prince while the. The batmobile was batman s primary mode of transportation. Armored in the early stages of batman s career, it has been customized over. This might be the only movie in my life that my high expectations were met.
Batman first sends the batmobile to axis chemicals, in hopes of blowing up all of the jokers activities. In the 1989 movie batman joker was playe dby jack nicholson heath ledger was the joker in the dark knight larry storch was the voice of. Batman is a superhero movie directed by tim burton. Batman 1989 soundtrack complete list of songs whatsong. Michael keaton plays bruce waynebatman, jack nicholson plays the joker and kim basinger plays vicki vale. She also gave my predating teenaged girls a really good lesson on why sleeping with a man on the first date is a really bad idea. While he destroys the facility, the joker was not in the building at the time. The first draft of this movie was written in 1980 by superman 1978 cowriter tom mankiewicz, and told the story of batman s and robins origins. Wilson was the first and youngest actor ever to play the adult batman, and also the least successful. The dark knight of gotham city begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being jack napier, a criminal who becomes the clownishly homicidal joker. Nov 19, 2010 my favorite fight scene from the first film. The 1989 movie adaptation deluxe edition by dennis.
Batman is the first entry of the warner brothers batman film franchise based on the dc comics character of the same name. But its first twothirds which should be called the jokers big misadventure. The film was first released on vhs, betamax, and laserdisc in 1989. The dark knight of gotham city begins his war on crime with his first.
Batman is a triumph of design over story, style over substance a greatlooking movie with a plot you cant care much about. Yet another film titled batman released in 1989 with its sequel batman returns in 1992. And batman is the movie, the allout spectacular directed by tim burton, set to. Jun 23, 2014 tim burtons batman was released june 23, 1989, 25 years ago today, and it is the best mainstream comicbook movie ever made not just the best batman movie, but the best movie based on. Revisiting batman and batman returns, the original superhero blockbusters. The first time he fights the jokers henchmen, hes knocked. Batman forever soso movie, but jim carrey good as riddler. The 1989 batman movie was the first comic book movie that got comic books right. It had the right tone, the right balance it felt fun and new and was everything i wanted from the movie. The fictional superhero batman, who appears in american comic books published by dc comics, has appeared in various films since his inception. Its appearance has varied, but since its earliest appearances, the batmobile has had a prominent bat motif, typically including wingshaped tailfins. The villains were the joker and the penguin, and rupert thorne and barbara gordon were also to appear. The movie is an action video game developed and published by ocean software based on the 1989 film of the same name.
With michael keaton, jack nicholson, kim basinger, robert wuhl. Batman 1989 official trailer 1 tim burton superhero movie batman trailer 1989 batman 1989 original theatrical trailer batman 1989 modern trailer batman 1989 imdb rare batman 89 teaser trailer late 1988. Aug 12, 2017 at first, batman often simply referred to that batmobile as the car, and he later called it the batmobile. At first, batman often simply referred to that batmobile as the car, and he later called it the batmobile. Listen to and download the music, ost, score, list of songs and trailers. Batman is the first entry of the warner brothers batman film franchise based on. The first thing that happens to batman in this movie, after he makes a dramatic entrance, is that he gets shot and falls down. Housed in the batcave, which it accesses through a hidden entrance, the batmobile is both a heavily armored tactical assault vehicle and a personalized custombuilt pursuit and capture vehicle that is used by batman in his fight against crime. There has been a variety of actors that have played bruce waynebatman in movies and tv shows both liveaction and animated, and the 1989 movie batman had michael keaton as the title hero but when the movie was in development, other actors were considered for the role, including one thats mostly known for comedic roles and for being quite a character offscreen. Directed by tim burton and starring michael keaton and jack nicholson, music composed by danny elfman. The character also appeared in the 1966 film batman, which was a feature film adaptation of the 1960s batman tv series starring.
Now, the next two batman movies, after burton, were directed by joel schumacher, and most batman fans hate them, particularly the second one he directed, which starred george clooney as batman. Released a month after batman s 50th anniversary of his comic debut, directed by tim burton and the first to star michael keaton as bruce wayne batman. The animated series films and its followups as mark hamill also portrayed the joker in them. Shortly thereafter, several giant balloons and floats make their way down the streets of gotham, with the joker playing music and giving away free money. The film stars jack nicholson as the joker and michael keaton as bruce wayne batman, alongside kim basinger, robert wuhl, pat hingle, billy dee williams, michael. Batman the mask of the phantasm was planned to be a direct to video movie but had a theatrical release in 1993.
Overall, especially when compared to what burton and nolan did, its pretty bad. Batman 1989 best scenes hd the dark knight of gotham city begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal joker. Batman is a 1989 american superhero film directed by tim burton and produced by jon peters and peter guber, based on the dc comics character of the same name. Jun 09, 2012 batman 1989 michael keaton is surprising good in this. Inspired by the earliest issues of detective comics as well as the grittier batman comics of the 1980s including the. Batman first emerged in detective comics in the late 1930s which continued even after the batman titled comics were printed. So color me thrilled when i found that they had published a comic book adaptation around the time the film was released thirty years ago. Jack nicholson is the joker and kim basinger is vicki vale, the beautiful photojournalist with a passion for batman s alterego. On this day in 1989, tim burtons noir spin on the wellknown story of the dc comics. Released a month after batmans 50th anniversary of his comic debut, directed by tim burton and the first to star michael keaton as bruce waynebatman. The 1989 film suit was first released in 2005 within a comiccon exclusive but was made widely available in 2006 with three sets. The latter series was edited into a full length movie to cash in on the adam west era. Jan 05, 2018 the first thing that happens to batman in this movie, after he makes a dramatic entrance, is that he gets shot and falls down. Its a shame something more memorable doesnt happen there.41 1488 561 1250 882 1053 1233 1163 1313 50 681 951 335 1472 744 400 294 1158 1473 858 966 42 447 431 1487 512 405 1233 757 597