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Batman (1989)

Updated: Jun 19, 2022

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.

Elevator scene from Batman (1989)
Elevator scene from Batman (1989)

Batman (1989) Movie Poster
Batman (1989) Movie Poster


  • Tim Burton



  • Sam Hamm

  • Warren Skaaren


  • Sam Hamm

Based on

  • Characters appearing in magazines published by DC Comics


  • Bob Kane

  • Bill Finger


  • Jack Nicholson as Jack Napier/the Joker

  • Hugo E. Blick as Young Jack Napier

  • Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne / Batman

  • Charles Roskilly as Young Bruce Wayne

  • Kim Basinger as Vicki Vale

  • Robert Wuhl as Alexander Knox

  • Pat Hingle as Commissioner Gordon

  • Billy Dee Williams as Harvey Dent

  • Michael Gough as Alfred Pennyworth

  • Jack Palance as Carl Grissom

  • Jerry Hall as Alicia Hunt

  • Tracey Walter as Bob the Goon

  • Lee Wallace as Mayor Borg

  • William Hootkins as Lt. Max Eckhardt

  • David Baxt as Thomas Wayne

  • Sharon Holm as Martha Wayne

  • Garrick Hagon as Tourist Dad

  • Liza Ross as Tourist Mom

  • Adrian Meyers as Tourist Son

Sources: IMDB & WIKI


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