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Includes lots of flash but, as usual, not much substance in this fourth adventure, which features a less angst-ridden caped crusader in the charming persona of Clooney. O'Donnell, who apparently knows a good gig when he's got one, returns as Robin. They must battle evil industrialist, Mr. Freeze (an impressively costumed Schwarzenegger), and his partner-with-the-deady-kiss (but what a way to go!), Poison Ivy (Thurman), who have plans to freeze Gotham City. Our heroes have some additional help in the person of Batgirl (Silverstone), who's now butler Alfred's (Gough) niece (she was Commissioner Gordon's daughter in the comics). Story's simplified but the secondary characters still get lost in the crowd. Director Schumacher's already agreed to helm a fifth film, but don't hold your breath since he succeeded in doing the impossible: killing the franchise.

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Available on Running time 125 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
The Help: Male, Fantasy, Poisons, Adapted from Comics, Super Heroes, Special FX Extravaganzas, Femme Fatale, Wonder Women, Special FX Extravaganzas: Make-Up, Top Grossing Films of 1997, Disease of the Week, Suspended Animation
Screenplay
Joel Schumacher, Akiva Goldsman
Cast
George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, John Glover, Elle Macpherson, Vivica A. Fox, Vendela Thommessen, Jeep Swenson
Cinematography
Stephen Goldblatt
Director
Joel Schumacher
Music
Elliot Goldenthal
Producer
Peter MacGregor-Scott, Benjamin Melnicker, Michael Uslan, Warner Bros.

Awards

Golden Raspberries 1997: Worst Support. Actress (Silverstone).

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Nicholle

Batman and Robin was such an awesome movie when it came out. I remember watching it all the time with my sister. I enjoy all the Batman movies. George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, and Alicia Silverstone star in Batman and Robin. The cast make a good team, in my opinion. The movie is full of action, comedy and neat effects. Batman and Robin is about the two trying to save Gothem City from Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy. Batgirl becomes a character in this movie.