Release Date:
March 4, 2022
2 hours 56 minutes
How To Watch:
Matt Reeves
Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne/Batman
Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle/Catwoman
Jeffry Wright as Lt. James Gordon
Colin Farrell as Ozwald Cobblepot/The Penguin
Paul Dano as The Riddler
John Tuturro as Carmine Falcone
Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth
Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson
Barry Keoghan as The Joker
Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál
Greig Fraser
Matt Reeves
Peter Craig
Music / Composer:
Michael Giacchino 
Matt Reeves
Dylan Clark
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Dwayne Johnson celebrated The Batman's success following its theatrical debut.

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Warner Bros. Reportedly Changes Plans for The Batman's Arkham Asylum ‘Horror’ Spin-off

The Batman’s director Matt Reeves has confirmed a drastic change in the upcoming Gotham PD series that sees it shift focus onto Arkham Asylum.

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The Batman Movie Is Already Smashing Records at the Box Office

The Batman earns the highest opening box office haul of 2022.

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The Batman: How Robert Pattinson's Eye Makeup Helped Him Win His Audition

The Batman director Matt Reeves revealed how Robert Pattinson's eye makeup helped score the actor his iconic role.

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The Batman Director Teases Joker's Role In HBO Max Spin-off

Matt Reeves broke the silence regarding Barry Keoghan's involvement in the future of his The Batman universe.

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The Batman Movie Reveals Blu-ray Release Date

The Batman's Blu-ray disc release date was revealed shortly after its theatrical debut.

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The Batman Director Teases HUSH Villain's Future

In an interview with Twitter Movies, The Batman director teased that he would love to adapt Hush—but made it clear his words weren't a confirmation.

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The Batman Post-Credits Explained: The Ridder's Rataalada Puzzle Solved

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The Batman 2: Director Casts Doubt on Joker’s Role In Sequel

Matt Reeves teased the Joker's potential future in a sequel to The Batman.

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The Batman's Joker Tease Explained: How It Sets Up Future Movies

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Marvel vs. DC: Andy Serkis Reveals What He Likes About Each Franchise

Andy Serkis shared his experiences with both Marvel and DC ahead of The Batman's release.

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The Batman Director Confirms Arkham Asylum Spin-off on the Way

The Batman director Matt Reeves confirmed that the second spin-off series set within this universe will revolve around Arkham Asylum.

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The Batman 2: Robert Pattinson Accidentally Spoils Sequel's Likely Villain

The Batman star Robert Pattinson teased a Court of Owls inclusion for the sequel to his DC epic.

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The Batman Director Reveals Why He’ll Never Make a Marvel Movie

The Batman director Matt Reeves revealed that he doesn't see himself working on an MCU project in the future.

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The Batman Movie Review: Does It Live Up to the Hype?

The Batman has finally arrived, but does it live up to the hype?

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The Batman 2: Expected Release Date Timeframe Revealed

A producer revealed the expected timeframe for The Batman 2 to release.

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How The Batman's Budget Compares to Justice League & Other DC Movies

Despite earlier reporting, The Batman budget seems to be one of the biggest in DC movie history.

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The Batman Movie Reviews: What Are Critics' First Reactions?

Critics' first reactions after seeing Matt Reeves' The Batman have hit the internet.

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The Batman Director Breaks Silence on Deleted Scene With Rumored Joker Actor

The Batman director Matt Reeves has revealed a deleted scene featuring Barry. Keoghan.

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Warner Bros. Reveals New Posters for 27 DC Movies to Promote The Batman

DC changed the posters for 27 classic movies to help promote The Batman's debut in theaters.

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Watch: The Batman Finally Reveals the Riddler's Face In New Clip

A new clip from The Batman was released that shows Paul Dano’s The Riddler unmasked.

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The Batman 2: Robert Pattinson Sequel Confirmed for Development

At the red carpet premiere for The Batman, it was confirmed that a sequel to the film is in development.

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Robert Pattinson Explains Why Superman Can't Fit In The Batman Universe

Robert Pattinson looked at how his Batman would look at other heroes like Superman in his universe.

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Did The Batman Just Spoil Barry Keoghan's Joker Appearance?

The Batman's official credit sheet hints at Barry Keoghan's role being much bigger than initially anticipated.

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Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie Included More Justice League Universe Heroes

Matt Reeves teased how Ben Affleck's solo Batman movie would have included other Justice League heroes.

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The Batman's Release Just Got a Leg Up on Marvel's Phase 4 Movies

The Batman is officially set to be released in China, marking the first Marvel or DC movie to hit theaters in the country since before 2021.

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The Batman: Robert Pattinson Wants Robin In the Sequel on One Condition

The Batman's Robert Pattinson teased how Robin could come into play for future movies.

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Mr. Freeze In The Batman 2? Director Teases Robert Pattinson's Next Villain

The Batman director Matt Reeves opened up about the idea of including Mr. Freeze as the villain of a potential sequel to the Robert Pattinson-led movie.

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The Batman 2: Robert Pattinson Reveals His Hopes for the Sequel

The Batman star Robert Pattinson talked about his hopes for the DCEU sequel, should it come to fruition.

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Watch: New Footage From Aquaman 2, The Flash & Black Adam Released

DC officially unveiled new footage of The Batman, The Flash, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, and Black Adam to promote its 2022 slate.

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Robert Pattinson Reveals How Many More Batman Movies He Wants to Do

Robert Pattinson addressed the potential of expanding The Batman franchise into a trilogy.

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The Batman Star Compares Spider-Man: No Way Home to DC's New Movie

The Batman star Colin Farrell revealed how excited he was while watching Spider-Man: No Way Home.

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Watch: DC Releases New Teaser for 4 Upcoming Superhero Movies

DC officially released a new teaser promoting The Batman, The Flash, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, and Black Adam.

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The Batman Reveals Tragic Backstory of Paul Dano's Riddler

A tie-in book for The Batman revealed the Riddler's creepy origin story.

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Superman Location Confirmed to Exist In The Batman Movie Universe

A tie-in book for The Batman teased the existence of Metropolis and Lex Luthor from Superman's story.

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