Trivia: Michael Keaton had to wear a separate cowl with shorter ears for the scenes where he gets in and out of the Batmobile. The vehicle's sliding canopy feature had been designed based on his pre-costume measurements, and it was only once filming had started that the crew realised they hadn't thought to measure him again while in the batsuit, so they could account for how much extra height the ears added.

Trivia: The Batmobile went through the full process of being designed, drawn up, signed off on, and built at full scale, before someone thought to ask "Wait, where's the door?" Since the designs called for giant intake vents where the doors were supposed to be, nobody had thought about how Batman was supposed to get in and out of his vehicle. The team quickly came up with the alternate idea of having the Batmobile's canopy slide open like a jet fighter so he could climb in.

Trivia: Michael Keaton could not hear anything while wearing his Batsuit.

Trivia: When the film was announced, a lot of people thought that Michael Keaton was a poor choice for the role of Batman, because in the 1980s, he was only known for his comedic roles. Batman fans were so against the casting choice the 50,000 protest letters were sent to the Warner Brothers offices. Even Bob Kane, who created Batman, felt that Keaton was a bad choice.

Trivia: Before making this film, Michael Keaton and director Tim Burton had never read a "Batman" comic before.

Trivia: Michael Keaton hated the suit because he could not turn his neck and also he was claustrophobic.

Trivia: In order to make the bat boots, Nike air 3 trainers were used.

Trivia: Before the film was released, fans paid for a ticket at theaters just to see the trailer and leave.

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Continuity mistake: When the Joker's henchmen are trashing the museum, one guy puts red handprints all over a portrait, later the Joker walks by the same portrait and the handprints are gone. (00:59:55)

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The Joker: And now, folks, it's time for "Who do you trust!" Hubba, hubba, hubba! Money, money, money! Who do you trust? Me? I'm giving away free money. And where is the Batman? HE'S AT HOME WASHING HIS TIGHTS!

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Question: How did Grissom figure out Jack was sleeping with Alicia?

Answer: He was suspicious, but when she first entered the penthouse and Grissom said to leave their business meeting, he noticed the sexy facial exchange Alicia and Jack gave each other.

Answer: Eckhardt ratted Jack out after getting assaulted by him and muttering under his breath: "Where've you been spending your nights?" He watched Jack long enough to get dirt on him and told Grissom that Jack was stealing his woman. Grissom confirmed it by inviting her up to his apartment when Jack happened to be there and watching to see if they recognized each other. Then he immediately set Jack up to take the fall for Axis Chemicals and gave Eckhardt the tip to get there first and assassinate him.


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