Top 50 Batman Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Batman facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Batman film message.

(1989 )a painting the joker has his eyes on is featured in The joker( 2019 )
(1989 )a painting the joker has his eyes on is featured in The joker( 2019 )
Batman Returns 1992; Michelle Pfeiffer's stunt double wears boots with a collapsible heel.
Batman Returns 1992; Michelle Pfeiffer's stunt double wears boots with a collapsible heel.

Batman Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Batman's Eyes Color Change Just Before He Takes Off His Mask

  2. The chemical plant scenes in Batman (1989) and the colony/xeno hive scenes in Aliens (1986) were both filmed at the same location (notice the pipe sections on the wall)

  3. Harvey Dent and the mayor argue in Dent's office which has an unusual semicircular shape. In the next scene, Alfred uses the telephone in Wayne Manor, and you can see that it's the same room, just with different furniture and dressings.

  4. The Two-Face we see is the Harvey Dent from the 1989 Tim Burton Batman movie, played by Billy Dee Williams. This version of Two-Face was also voiced by Williams.

  5. On the picture of Bruce Wayne's parents, which was taken the night they were killed, the alley right behind them is named the "Crime Alley".

Batman Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - - We briefly see this guy, referred to as "Mr Zsasz". In DC, Victor Zsasz is a serial killer who marks his body with scars to make tallies of the amount of people he has killed, which can be seen here on his neck and upper chest. He's on screen for 3 seconds and never seen again
    - We briefly see this guy, referred to as "Mr Zsasz". In DC, Victor Zsasz is a serial killer who marks his body with scars to make tallies of the amount of people he has killed, which can be seen here on his neck and upper chest. He's on screen for 3 seconds and never seen again
  • Has an homage to Shredder's rooftop fight from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

  • 1 - Harley Quinn digs through a crate at Arkham and throws out a familiar mask.
    Harley Quinn digs through a crate at Arkham and throws out a familiar mask.
  • 1 - And the TV show Gotham, Paul Reuben plays The Penguin's father.
    And the TV show Gotham, Paul Reuben plays The Penguin's father.
  • 1 - The sketch that Alexander Knox is handed depicting a mocking version of "The Bat-man" is actually drawn by Batman creator, Bob Kane.
    The sketch that Alexander Knox is handed depicting a mocking version of "The Bat-man" is actually drawn by Batman creator, Bob Kane.
  • There is a brief shot of the criminal property locker in Arkham Asylum, where we can see the outfits of The Riddler and Two-Face, the two villains from the previous film.

  • 1 - The street sign in the family photo says "Crime Street." This photo was taken the night of his parents murder.
    The street sign in the family photo says "Crime Street." This photo was taken the night of his parents murder.
  • There is a scene that shows a sketch from Bob Kane, co-creator of Batman

  • 1 - The dry-cleaning service at Selina's apartment has two penguins as its logo.
    The dry-cleaning service at Selina's apartment has two penguins as its logo.
  • 1 - The reporter Alexander Knox is being teased by his colleagues for investigating the sightings of "The Batman". One of his co-workers hands him this sketch to poke fun at him. The sketch is signed by Bob Kane co-creator of Batman.
    The reporter Alexander Knox is being teased by his colleagues for investigating the sightings of "The Batman". One of his co-workers hands him this sketch to poke fun at him. The sketch is signed by Bob Kane co-creator of Batman.

Batman Hidden Details

The news anchors stop wearing makeup after the Joker poisons beauty hygeine products in Gotham.

1 - Every score on the soundtrack is named after a certain genus of bat
Every score on the soundtrack is named after a certain genus of bat
1 - Lex says "No man in the sky intervened when I was a boy to deliver me from daddy's fists and abominations." Later, when Doomsday comes to life, Superman intervenes to deliver Lex from a fist of his own abomination.
Lex says "No man in the sky intervened when I was a boy to deliver me from daddy's fists and abominations." Later, when Doomsday comes to life, Superman intervenes to deliver Lex from a fist of his own abomination.
1 - Max Shreck (Christopher Walken) is pictured with the future Mr. Freeze (Arnold Schwarzenegger)
Max Shreck (Christopher Walken) is pictured with the future Mr. Freeze (Arnold Schwarzenegger)
1 - When the Riddler first meets Two-Face, Riddler is visible for a few seconds before he's actually supposed to enter
When the Riddler first meets Two-Face, Riddler is visible for a few seconds before he's actually supposed to enter

The Batcomputer runs the same pre-flight check for the Batmobile that Robin used to do in the 1960's

Eddie Izzard voices Voldemort, even though the actor who plays the real Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies, Ralph Fiennes, is already in the LEGO Batman movie as Alfred the Butler.

1 - The Joker puts on a pair of glasses and says "You wouldn't hit a man with glasses would you?". This is a call back to the 1966 Batman TV Show where Batman said "Never hit a man with glasses."
The Joker puts on a pair of glasses and says "You wouldn't hit a man with glasses would you?". This is a call back to the 1966 Batman TV Show where Batman said "Never hit a man with glasses."
1 - Henri Ducard tells Bruce that a criminal and they're motives aren't complicated, which Bruce then uses to reason with Alfred (unsuccessfully) about the Joker in The Dark Knight.
Henri Ducard tells Bruce that a criminal and they're motives aren't complicated, which Bruce then uses to reason with Alfred (unsuccessfully) about the Joker in The Dark Knight.
1 - - Near the end, Michael Keaton's black eye makeup is removed between takes so that when he rips off his cowl he doesn't have big black circles around his eyes.
- Near the end, Michael Keaton's black eye makeup is removed between takes so that when he rips off his cowl he doesn't have big black circles around his eyes.
1 - A sign can be seen that says CrissCross. This is a reference to the CrissCross Puzzle Company, which was how Riddler's riddles were transmitted when he debuted in the 1940s.
A sign can be seen that says CrissCross. This is a reference to the CrissCross Puzzle Company, which was how Riddler's riddles were transmitted when he debuted in the 1940s.
1 - When Bruce Wayne sprays his suit black, he was using a black-latex spray which removes the heat signature from appearing on thermal vision/goggles
When Bruce Wayne sprays his suit black, he was using a black-latex spray which removes the heat signature from appearing on thermal vision/goggles
1 - The shadow of Selina Kyle's glasses (literally) foreshadows her transformation into Catwoman.
The shadow of Selina Kyle's glasses (literally) foreshadows her transformation into Catwoman.
1 - The flickering S and T of the Gotham Storage sign leave it saying Gotham's Rage.
The flickering S and T of the Gotham Storage sign leave it saying Gotham's Rage.
1 - Features scene, where Superman is surrounded by people during Day of the Dead celebration, which mirrors scene from Man of Steel (2013) where he is drowned in skulls.
Features scene, where Superman is surrounded by people during Day of the Dead celebration, which mirrors scene from Man of Steel (2013) where he is drowned in skulls.

Vicki Vale's camera flash is timed with several of Batman's punches and kicks. Which is a call back to the "Pow!" and "Bam!" shots from the 60s show

1 - Alfred needs to move some golf clubs out of the way to put Rachel in the car. When he returns back to the mansion he uses the clubs to knock out all the thugs.
Alfred needs to move some golf clubs out of the way to put Rachel in the car. When he returns back to the mansion he uses the clubs to knock out all the thugs.
1 - Barry is holding a bottle of milk in the security video. He leaves the bottle behind as he takes out the thug, and catches the bottle before it drops a fraction of an inch. Watching the scene in slo-mo shows that the bottle starts to fall.
Barry is holding a bottle of milk in the security video. He leaves the bottle behind as he takes out the thug, and catches the bottle before it drops a fraction of an inch. Watching the scene in slo-mo shows that the bottle starts to fall.
1 - (2005) the Joker card was logged into evidence by J. Kerr.
(2005) the Joker card was logged into evidence by J. Kerr.
1 - Bruce shows up to the masquerade ball without a mask. Max says "Nice Costume" Because Batman is his true self and Bruce Wayne is just a mask.
Bruce shows up to the masquerade ball without a mask. Max says "Nice Costume" Because Batman is his true self and Bruce Wayne is just a mask.
1 - At the start of the movie, when Alexander Knox is walking through his office, getting heckled by his colleagues, an artist hands him a drawing of a "bat-man," who wears a suit but has a bat head. The signature at the bottom of the picture is Bob Kane, co-creator of the Batman
At the start of the movie, when Alexander Knox is walking through his office, getting heckled by his colleagues, an artist hands him a drawing of a "bat-man," who wears a suit but has a bat head. The signature at the bottom of the picture is Bob Kane, co-creator of the Batman
1 - This shot in BvS is a nod to the cover of the graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns which BvS is inspired by
This shot in BvS is a nod to the cover of the graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns which BvS is inspired by
1 - The Joker poisons the beauty hygiene products of Gotham. As the film goes on we can see that the news anchor stops wearing makeup
The Joker poisons the beauty hygiene products of Gotham. As the film goes on we can see that the news anchor stops wearing makeup
1 - Calculator Man's visor displays his pain after Batman kicks him.
Calculator Man's visor displays his pain after Batman kicks him.

He asks Commissioner Gordon "Who am I working with? SEAL Team Six? Fox Force Five? Suicide Squad?". Fox Force Five is a tv show from Tarantino's Pulp Fiction which features a fictional team of secret agents.

1 - During the fight between the two they fall on a statue of a family, breaking the father. This symbolizes the broken relationship between Damien and and his father Batman.
During the fight between the two they fall on a statue of a family, breaking the father. This symbolizes the broken relationship between Damien and and his father Batman.
1 - A villain from the comics, Victor Zsasz, makes a short appearance in the film and in a blink or you'll miss it scene, you see scars on the back of his neck which is a tally of the people he has murdered, as he does in the comics.
A villain from the comics, Victor Zsasz, makes a short appearance in the film and in a blink or you'll miss it scene, you see scars on the back of his neck which is a tally of the people he has murdered, as he does in the comics.
1 - The Joker's sword hilt in Batman Ninja (2018) is his smile
The Joker's sword hilt in Batman Ninja (2018) is his smile
1 - The scene where Bruce Wayne reads a news about him in the end. As per the news the photograph was taken by David James (still photographer for the movie) and written by Julie Ochipinti (set decorator and art director for the movie)
The scene where Bruce Wayne reads a news about him in the end. As per the news the photograph was taken by David James (still photographer for the movie) and written by Julie Ochipinti (set decorator and art director for the movie)
1 - Young Bruce Wayne's sweater has 3 dots as a design which almost seems like Bat's.
Young Bruce Wayne's sweater has 3 dots as a design which almost seems like Bat's.
1 - When Batman is talking to his parents portrait, the street behind them is "Crime Alley"
When Batman is talking to his parents portrait, the street behind them is "Crime Alley"

Is the only movie to feature two extra prongs on the "tail" (even the merchandising features the standard symbol)

Batman poster
Batman poster

Batman Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Batman. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure
Director Tim Burton
Stars Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl
IMDB score 7.5