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Batman Returns

Batman Returns is a 1992 superhero thriller film based on the Batman character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. It is the second Batman film, and the last in the series to be directed by Tim Burton and to star Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The departure of Burton and Keaton paved the way for the Joel Schumacher films. It was also the first film to feature Dolby Digital technology when it debuted in the summer of 1992. The story begins 33 years ago, at Christmas time Gotham city. The wealthy Cobblepots have just given birth to a child, but it is shown that the baby is deformed. They soon decide to abandon him by dropping it into the sewers. As the baby's basket rushes through the sewers, the credits roll, and eventually the child comes to rest at the feet of a group of Emperor Penguins from the zoo. Thirty-three years later, it is Christmas time again in Gotham, as the ambitious but ruthless business tycoon Max Shreck gives a speech at a treelighting ceremony. However, the...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Batman Returns. You should replace/update it...
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