The Biggest Star-Studded Franchise EVER.

Discussion in 'Batman World' started by Castlewood, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. Castlewood

    Castlewood Registered

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    I was thinking that the Batman franchise is quite possibly the BIGGEST star-powered franchise in motion picture history. What other series of movies has anything to possibly beat this list? The funny thing is that all of those actors actually agreed to do those last two movies. It's really an incredible list:

    Michael Keaton
    Jack Nicholson
    Kim Basinger
    Jack Palance
    Billy Dee Williams
    Michael Gough
    Pat Hingle
    Michelle Pheiffer
    Danny DeVito
    Christopher Walken
    Val Kilmer
    Jim Carrey
    Tommy Lee Jones
    Nicole Kidman
    Chris O'Donnell
    Arnold Shwarzennegger
    Uma Thurman
    Alicia Silverstone
    George Clooney
    Christian Bale
    Liam Neeson
    Morgan Freeman
    Gary Oldman
    Michael Caine
    Katie Holmes
    Ken Watanabe
    Cillian Murphy
    Tom Wilkinson
    Rutger Hauer

    I guarantee you there is not one other movie franchise that could possibly beat this list. No matter how much the previous movies are hated, you can't help but be in awe of the list. It beats all other super-hero franchises. Batman is by far the biggest-scaled super-hero franchise of all time. Yes, it beats Superman. Nothing will ever beat it.
     
  2. jaydawg

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    In terms of star power, no doubt. But what do you mean biggest scaled?
     
  3. Two-Face

    Two-Face Harvey Dent

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    I agree nothing beats Batman!
     
  4. Captain_Obvious

    Captain_Obvious Bless Us, Christ Bale

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    Hooray!


    But let see how many of those people helped screw it up:up:
     
  5. Retroman

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    You know, come to think of it, you may be right! I can't think of any other franchise with more stars.

    P.S. You missed a few names:

    Drew Barrymore
    Vivica A Fox
    Elle Macpherson ;)
     
  6. Captain_Obvious

    Captain_Obvious Bless Us, Christ Bale

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    dude..he said STAR STUDDED...not lame B rate actors :p
     
  7. Two-Face

    Two-Face Harvey Dent

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    It wasn't actors fault that Batman movies sucked.it's directors, writers and wB. Actors were told how to play these chacaters right or wrong.
     
  8. Spider-Hiker

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    Too bad the Tim Burton ones sucked.
     
  9. El Payaso

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    No, they didn't. Schumacher is another story. If anyone should be mentioned in the same line with 'sucked', it's him.
     
  10. Kevin Roegele

    Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    And you know why? Because of the 60's Batman TV show. That set the trend for Hollywood stars to appear in Batman, usually playing villains.

    Joan Collins
    Zsa Zsa Gabor
    Bruce Lee
    Vincent Price
    Edward G. Robinson
    Jerry Lewis
    Sammy Davis Jr
    Eli Wallach
    Liberace
    Burgess Meredith
    Cesar Romero
    Julie Newmar
    Roddy McDowall
    Van Johnson
    Anne Baxter
    Cliff Robertson (Uncle Ben)
    Milton Bearle
    James Brolin
    Art Linkletter
    Dick Clark
    Cher
    Sonny Bono
    Shelley Winters
    Steve Allen
    Roy Kinnear
    John Astin
    Eartha Kitt
     
  11. WhiteRat

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    Yeah the only director that DIDN'T screw it up was Nolan.Batman Begins is the one and ONLY true Batman movie.The others need to be burned.
     
  12. Kevin Roegele

    Kevin Roegele Do you mind if I don't?

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    Begins is the only true Batman movie? :huh:

    Are you saying the previous ones are unofficial? ;)
     
  13. Bat Attack

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    You are like a bad rash that just won't go away. :o:down
     
  14. Catman

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    Well, The Godfather, has a pretty impressive cast. Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, etc.
     
  15. mister Lennon

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    What sad. So many great actors and all those movies sucked so bad except batman begins. Great actors doesnt mean great movie.
     
  16. The Chairman

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    I completely agree with the original post. I don't think there's ever been a franchise in film history that can come close to matching the number of recognizable stars who've appeared throughout the franchise.
     

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