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Batman Forever Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Director Joel Schumacher inherited the Batman franchise from Tim Burton and began steering it in the campier direction of the Sixties television show with this third installment. First-time Batman/Bruce Wayne (Val Kilmer), in his only outing as the Caped Crusader, is effectively brooding as he ponders strange dreams about his parents' death and escapes his own near-demise at the hands of Two-Face (Tommy Lee Jones), a former district attorney driven insane and turned into a master criminal when a gangster throws acid in his face. Meanwhile, as sexy psychologist Chase Meridian (Nicole Kidman) tries to analyze and seduce both Bruce Wayne and Batman, Wayne Enterprises employee Edward Nygma (Jim Carrey) reacts badly to getting fired, using his self-invented mind-energy device to transform into the super-intelligent Riddler. The Riddler teams up with Two-Face to bring down Batman and drain the minds of Gotham City residents with his device, while Batman gets some much-needed help in the form of circus performer Dick Grayson (Chris O'Donnell), out for vengeance after being orphaned by Two-Face. ~ Don Kaye, Rovi

  • Release date:June 16, 1995

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences John Leveque Best Sound Effects 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Michael Herbick Best Sound 1995 Nominee
American Society of Cinematographers Stephen Goldblatt Best Cinematography 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Stephen Goldblatt Best Cinematography 1995 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Larry Mullen, Jr. Best Original Song 1995 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association The Edge Best Original Song 1995 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Bono Best Original Song 1995 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Bruce Stambler Best Sound Effects 1995 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Adam Clayton Best Original Song 1995 Nominee

Cast

Val Kilmer
as Batman / Bruce Wayne
Tommy Lee Jones
as Harvey Two-Face/Harvey Dent
Jim Carrey
as Riddler/Edward Nygma
Nicole Kidman
as Dr. Chase Meridian
Chris O'Donnell
as Robin / Dick Grayson
Michael Gough
as Alfred Pennyworth
Kimberly Scott
as Margaret
Corey Jacoby
as Harvey's Thug
Ria Coyne
as Socialite
Joe Grifasi
as Bank Guard
Cindy Herron
as Girl on Corner
Philip Moon
as Newscaster
Mike Smith
as Harvey's Thug
Eileen Seeley
as Martha Wayne
Debi Mazar
as Spice
Drew Barrymore
as Sugar
Ed Begley, Jr.
as Wayne Enterprise employee
Jim Palmer
as Harvey's Thug
Elizabeth Sanders
as Gossip Gerty
Michael Paul Chan
as Executive
Bruce Roberts
as Handsome Reporter
Maurice Lamont
as Harvey's Thug
Dennis Paladino
as Crime Boss Moroni
Peter Radon
as Harvey's Thug
Pat Hingle
as Commissioner Gordon
Don "The Dragon" Wilson
as Gang Leader
John Fink
as Deputy
Gary Kasper
as Pilot
Jack Betts
as Fisherman
Jed Curtis
as Chubby Businessman
Jon Favreau
as Assistant
René Auberjonois
as Dr. Burton
Jessica Tuck
as Newscaster
Greg Lauren
as Aide

Crew

Joel Schumacher
Director
Peter Macgregor-Scott
Producer
Tim Burton
Producer
Janet Scott Batchler
Screen Story
Janet Scott Batchler
Screenwriter
Lee Batchler
Screen Story
Lee Batchler
Screenwriter
Akiva Goldsman
Screen Story
Akiva Goldsman
Screenwriter
Stephen Goldblatt
Cinematographer
Elliot Goldenthal
Composer (Music Score)
Elliot Goldenthal
Musical Direction/Supervision
Dennis Virkler
Editor
Barbara Ling
Production Designer
Christopher Burian-Mohr
Art Director
Mitchell Dauterive
Associate Producer
Michael E. Uslan
Executive Producer
Benjamin Melniker
Executive Producer
Tim Burton
Executive Producer
Cricket Rowland
Set Designer
Bob Ringwood
Costume Designer
Ingrid Ferrin
Costume Designer
William M. Elvin
First Assistant Director
Alan Edmisten
First Assistant Director
John Dykstra
Supervisor/Manager
Eric Pascarelli
Camera Operator
Conrad Palmisano
Stunts
Mali Finn
Casting
John Leveque
Sound Effects Editor
Ve Neill
Makeup
Rick Baker
Makeup
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