Ranking the Batman films from 1966 through 1989 to contemporary

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  1. BH/HHH You Are My World

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    Seeing the Superman one I thought might aswell do a Batman one (live action only). My list:

    Batman '89
    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Forever
    Batman Returns
    Batman '66
    Batman & Robin
     
  2. super85 Registered

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    The Dark Knight Rises/Batman Begins(even)
    The Dark Knight
    Batman 66
    Batman (1989)
    Batman Forever
    Batman Returns
    Batman&Robin
     
  3. Fallen Angel Earth Bound

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    I make no apologies the Burton movies are my favourites.


    Batman Returns
    Batman 89
    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Forever
    Batman 66
    Batman & Robin
     
  4. wampa1 Registered

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    I agree with this.
     
  5. Flint Marko Bring me Thanos (P)

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    TDK
    Batman Begins
    TDKR
    Batman 89
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman & Robin
     
  6. writer0327 Registered

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    TDK
    Batman Begins
    Batman
    TDKR
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman 66
    Batman and Robin
     
  7. DigificWriter Registered

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    It's hard for me to lump these movies together because they're so very different in approach and tone, but here we go:
    The Dark Knight Rises/Batman Begins
    Batman Forever/Batman Returns
    The Dark Knight/Batman '89
    Batman '66
     
  8. Abudefduf Registered

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    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    Batman ('89)
    Batman ('66)
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Returns
    Batman & Robin
    Batman Forever


    And nope, I didn't mix the last two up. Compared to B&R, BF is pure unwatchable garbage. At least the former makes me laugh.
     
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  9. famicommander Registered

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    Great:
    Batman 66 - hilarious

    Good:
    Batman 89 - cool atmosphere, good performances. wish Batman didn't kill though.

    Bad:
    Batman Returns - too long, boring
    Batman Begins - terrible fight sequences, cookie monster batman voice, too long

    Terrible:
    The Dark Knight - same criticisms as Batman Begins, except also extremely pretentious
    The Dark Knight Rises - same criticisms as the first two Nolan flicks, but also really bad plot
    Batman Forever - self explanatory
    Batman and Robin - self explanatory
     
  10. FeedOnATreeFrog (A Metal Gear reference)

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    TDKT
    Batman Forever

    Don't care for the rest.
     
  11. Doctor Octopus Registered

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    Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Forever
    Batman 1966
    Batman 1989
    Batman Returns
    Batman and Robin
     
  12. Slade W "Who Is Slade?"

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    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Returns

    I cannot rank the others because I do not remember some of them very well, and the ones that I remember like Batman 89, I not think much of at all.
     
  13. Kahran Ramsus Super Moderator

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    1. The Dark Knight
    2. The Dark Knight Rises
    3. Batman Begins
    4. Batman 1989
    5. Batman 1966
    6. Batman Forever
    7. Batman Returns
    8. Batman and Robin
     
  14. Decepticonus Registered

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    I've only seen bits and clips of '66 Batman, so afraid I cannot really rank it. I hope to sit down and watch it from start to finish one day.

    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight Rises
    The Dark Knight
    Batman '89
    Batman Forever
    Batman & Robin
    Batman Returns

    Honestly, the top 3 move around for me a bit at times. I honestly really do like TDKR unlike most, and I feel TDK has been over-hyped so much that it got stale for me. Not to say the movie is bad or made bad. But yes I do mean it Returns will always be dead last.
     
  15. Fincher Coming Undone

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    Batman '89
    Batman Begins
    Batman Returns
    The Dark Knight
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Forever
    Batman '66
    Batman & Robin
     
  16. The Joker The Clown Prince of Crime

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    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    Batman 1966 movie
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Returns
    Batman '89
    Batman Forever
    Batman and Robin
     
  17. rogbngp Snyderverse supporter

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    1. The Dark Knight Rises
    2. Batman Begins
    3. The Dark Knight
    4. Batman Forever
    5. Batman (1989)
    6. Batman Returns
    7. Batman and Robin
    8. Batman (1966)

    I feel strange ranking TDK at number three because I do understand why it is so highly praised, but for some reason I just can't get into it!
     
  18. JackWhite Third Man

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    lol, I was just thinking about this in the shower today!

    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    Batman 89'
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman 1966 Movie
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman and Robin
     
  19. Boy Scout Registered

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    1) TDK.

    2) BR.

    3) BB.

    4) B89.

    5) TDKR.

    Not sure where I'd rank the last three. It's been a long time since I've seen all of them in their entirety.
     
  20. Filmfreak Registered

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    The Dark Knight
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Begins
    Batman Returns
    Batman '89
    Batman Forever
    Batman '66
    Batman & Robin
     
  21. Duran Man The Seventh Stranger

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    The Dark Knight Rises
    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    Batman Returns
    Batman (1989)
    Batman Forever
    Batman & Robin
    Batman (1966)
     
  22. Unbreakable Lex Criminal Mastermind

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    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    Batman 89
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman 66
    Batman & Robin
     
  23. The Batman The Dark Knight

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    As Films:

    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman
    Batman: The Movie
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman & Robin

    As Batman films:

    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight
    Batman
    Batman: The Movie
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman & Robin
     
  24. akfj Registered

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    The Dark Knight
    Batman Begins
    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman
    Batman Returns
    Batman Forever
    Batman: The Movie
    Batman & Robin
     
  25. OnTheAir Wakandan Ambassador

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    1) The Dark Knight
    2) Batman Begins
    3) The Dark Knight Rises
    4) Batman Forever
    5) Batman '89
    6) Batman '66
    7) Batman Returns
    8) Batman & Robin
     

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