Originally Posted by Anno_Domini
To be fair, though, Batman did have to save Rachel in both films she was in as well, just not in the final battles as was the case with MJ.
In one scene, Rachel is pointing a gun at the convict and Batman pulls her away before she has a chance to pull the trigger, 'saving' her in a similar way that she helped 'save' him years earlier by preventing her from taking a life. A much better utilization of her character.
Even the earlier scene showed her attempting to get information/confessions out of Crane before he drugged her, which is more than MJ did at any point in any SP film.