Originally Posted by bane
The narrows was based on Kowloon( which is pretty much LA from BR).
Rachel Dawes is named after Rachel from BR, and Sean Young was supposed to play Vicky Vale in B89 and then later Catwoman in BR.
The Tumbler is based on the Police Speeder from BR (no front axel & etc).
Also the scenes of the Bat landing on a rooftop reminded me a lot of the scenes in Blade Runner with that Police vehicle landing.