Fact or Fiction: Batman Film Anthology
Thanks to Batman, DC Comics has managed to stick around all these years and compete with Marvel to be the top superhero comic book company. The story of Batman is so deep and interesting that it can be told over and over again and fans still want more.
Since 1989, numerous actors have played Batman across a variety of films, including the 1989 Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Justice League. Legendary directors like Tim Burton and Christopher Nolan have also been inspired to take on the Batman story. Even superstars like Jack Nicholson, Tommy Lee Jones, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jim Carrey, George Clooney, Tom Hardy, and Heath Ledger wanted to be a part of the Dark Knight’s world.
But what really makes Batman so amazing is that he has no superpowers yet has created a world where a man can dress up like a bat and make people feel safe. Let’s see what you know about the Batman film series in our quiz!
Batman Film Anthology
The Batman film anthology began in 1966 when Adam West played the Caped Crusader on film. This was later followed by Tim Burton's Batman (1989) starring Michael Keaton. After that came 1992's Batman Returns. After Burton walked away from the series, Joel Schumacher came on board and filmed two more, Batman Forever starring Val Kilmer (1995) and Batman & Robin starring George Clooney (1997).
In 2005, Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins (2005) returned the Caped Crusader to the big screen with Christian Bale at the helm. He would direct two more films in the trilogy, including The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). The Batman is the latest movie in the Batman motion picture anthology and it is set to be released in 2022.