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The fictional superhero Batman, created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger has appeared in 13 live-action films. He first appeared in 2 serials Batman (1943) and Batman and Robin (1949). A film starring Adam West titled Batman (1966) was released 4 films directed by Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher titled Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997). The series was rebooted in 2005 directed by Christopher Nolan titled Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012) three follow ups titled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Suicide Squad (2016) and Justice League (2017) a stand alone film titled The Batman was announced.

Early Films​ (1943-1949)Edit

  • Batman (1943)
  • Batman and Robin (1949)


​Adam West Films (1966)Edit

  • Batman (1966)

​Tim Burton Films (1989-1992)Edit

# Title Release Date Worldwide Gross RT MC
1 Batman June 30, 1989 $411.3 million 72% 69%
2 Batman Returns June 19, 1992 $266.8 million 81% 68%


Joel​ Schumacher Films (1995-1997)Edit

# Title Release Date Worldwide Gross RT MC
3 Batman Forever June 16, 1995 $336.5 million 41% 51%
4 Batman and Robin June 20, 1997 $238.2 million 10% 28%


Christopher Nolan Films (2005-2012)Edit

# Title Release Date

Worlwide Gross

RT MC
5 Batman Begins June 25, 2005 $374.2 million 84% 70%
6 The Dark Knight July 18, 2008 $1.004 billion 94% 82%
7 The Dark Knight Rises July 20, 2012 $1.084 billion 87% 78%


DC Extended Universe (2016 present)Edit

# Title Release Date Worldwide Gross RT MC
8 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice March 25, 2016 $873.2 million 27% 44%
9 Justice League November 17, 2017
10 The Batman
11 Justice League 2
Batman
Serials Batman (1949), Batman and Robin (1949)
Adam West Films Batman (1966)
Tim Burton/Joel Schumacher Films Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman Forever (1995), Batman & Robin (1997)
Christopher Nolan Films Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Spin-Offs Catwoman (2004)
DC Extended Universe Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Suicide Squad (2016), Justice League (2017), The Batman, Justice League 2