Batman Returns

Movie review by Ed Grant, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

A darkly violent take on the comic-book hero.

PG-13 1992 126 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 84 reviews

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age 14+

It's Pfeiffer's show

This was one of the biggest films during my high school years. I watched it on cable, over and over and over. I hadn't watched it since the 90s and recently rewatched it. Some parts seem a smidge silly, the penguin army with helmets? The payoff never really comes with that. It's also Pfeiffer's show, and DeVito and everyone else takes up too much time compared to what Pfeiffer has to offer. DeVito doesn't hold back and Keaton is well, doing Keaton stuff and Walken is also Walkening it, but it is Pfeiffer and the production designers that elevate the material and we are all the better for it.
age 15+

A letdown after the first.

More violence, a poor story, and more make this skippable. The design is beautiful, though.

This title has:

Too much violence

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