Batman Returns: Voted for having one of the six dumbest doomsday devices in a Superhero movie.

The Penguin's Army of Rocket-Launching Penguins??? Really??

I'm not one to hold supervillains' taste for thematically appropriate weaponry against them. I've got no problem with the Joker poisoning Gotham City with parade balloons filled with Smilex gas in Tim Burton's first Batman film, while Mr. Freeze freezing Gotham City in Joel Schumacher's execrable Batman & Robin may be the only character development that made sense in that entire movie--I mean, his name is "Mr. Freeze." But something about the sight of Danny DeVito's Penguin threatening Batman's burned-out burg with masses of mind-controlled Antarctic waterfowl toting candy-striped rockets is too ridiculous even for Burton, who was already showing signs of his downward trajectory from visionary filmmaker to self-parodic Hot Topic Idol. It's like March of the Penguins by way of Leni Riefenstahl and Ambien hallucinations.

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The 6 Dumbest Doomsday Devices from Superhero Movies


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