Batman Forever

New this month Corrected entry: Batman convinces Robin not to kill Two Face, but when he throws those duplicate coins later he knew Two Face would try to catch his and fall to his death. (00:56:55)


New this month Correction: Batman convinced Robin not to kill out of revenge to prevent him going down a dark path. This was a situation in which he allowed Two-Face's own compulsions to lead to his death and, as a result, save the lives of others.

New this month Correction: Since this is technically the same Batman that was also played by Michael Keaton in the Tim Burton films, Batman has already killed people before. He knows the heavy price that comes with it, which is why he wants to spare Robin from it.

Phaneron Premium member

Corrected entry: After Batman rescues Chase and Robin when they were falling down the tube, they are very close to the bottom and Two-Face is suddenly seen standing on the railing that fell and broke earlier. How did Two-Face manage to get all the way down there? The tube is easily several hundreds of feet long.

Correction: They are not close to the bottom, they are back at the top again. A minute later you see Two-Face fall down, showing they are up high.


Corrected entry: When Batman saves Robin from falling during the climax, right around when Robin says "Thanks", you can see that both the Batman and Robin costumes have hidden "vent-holes" cut into the underarms (likely to help the actor's skin "breathe" and to help air circulation keep them cool in the heavy costumes), with nothing but black cloth underneath.

Correction: The vent holes could just as easily be a intended part of Batman and Robin's costumes to help the characters' skin "breathe" and to help air circulation to keep them cool in the heavy costumes.


Corrected entry: When the Riddler and Two Face sit down to play Battleship with the Bat-Boat and Bat-Plane, how did they know two ships would be coming? Robin did not exist until Batman was about to leave to rescue Chase, so technically the game shouldn't exist and the two villains should only be expecting Batman.

Correction: Well, someone rescued Batman when Two-Face nearly killed him. It wouldn't take Riddler's super intellect to figure out Batman's got a partner now.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When Two Face shoots Bruce, Two Face is to Bruce's right. There are two mistakes here; not only does Two Face somehow hit the left side of Bruce's forehead, but Bruce recoils as though he were hit on the right.


Correction: They are in opposite corners of the room, each to the left of the other. Bruce is on the stairs, near a doorway into another room. To his right is a wall, so Two-Face cannot be to Bruce's right. Bruce turns and faces slightly to the viewer's left, which means his left side is visible to us. Two-Face holds the gun with his right hand, and aims diagonally across his body to the left, meaning Bruce is to Two-Face's left. Bruce spins to his right, aways from the camera, because the bullet came from his left, and the wound is on his left when we see him at the bottom of the stairs. There is no mistake.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: At the end of the movie, as Batman plummets to save Robin, the ropes around Robin's wrists change length! At first they're short and his wrists are within just a few inches of each other, and then the ropes are much longer, long enough in fact to allow him to swing his hands under his feet and above his head with no problem!

Correction: As Robin is falling, there is a shot that shows him managing to loosen the ropes enough to get his wrists under his feet. He then stomps on the rope bridging the gap between his wrists to loosen it even further, allowing him to bring his arms above his head and also giving Batman something to grab onto. It requires a little suspension of disbelief, sure, but it generally works.


Corrected entry: When the Riddler is showing the scan of Bruce's brain to Two-Face, a bat appears where there wasn't one before (at, according to the time at the bottom of the scan, 20 mins 51 secs).

Correction: They are showing a patchwork collection of thoughts from Bruce Wayne's mind; there is no need for continuity - items could appear and even disappear at random.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: In a childhood flashback, young Bruce Wayne runs away holding his dad's diary. As he falls into a pit, he lets the red book go, but he lands holding on to the diary. (01:29:55)

Correction: This is a memory, not an actual event. Bruce may remember releasing the diary as he is falling, but then remembers holding it when he lands. The gap in continuity is in Bruce's mind; entirely possible considering how distraught he was at the time.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: When Dick Grayson is getting rid of Two-Face's bomb at the circus, he is in the rafters of the building, but he is shown disposing of the bomb by pushing it through an open manhole and down a road into the river.

Correction: No, he's shown pushing the bomb out of a hole in the roof of the building and down the side.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: When Two-Face parachutes out of the helicopter he primarily keeps his back away from the camera - as he jumps you can see he is not wearing a parachute, but he obviously has one just seconds later. (00:11:25)


Correction: Look at where the straps are coming from, thy are under his jacket, the parachute was concealed.

Corrected entry: A conservative estimate of the acid-filled vault's weight is about 4 tons, most likely much more (a previous corrector suggested it was a special light-weight safe that Two-face installed. You can tell from Batman's difficulty in lifting the door that it is solid metal). The strongest industrial cable would need to be at least 1/2 inch thick to hold the weight, even more considering it would have to withstand the additional force as the vault makes its downward arc. The 1/8 inch thick cable that Batman uses would have snapped like a thread under the weight, no matter what it was composed of.

BocaDavie Premium member

Correction: Batman uses a lot of high-tech stuff. Within the context of the movie, he could have a cable made of stronger material than is generally used elsewhere.


Corrected entry: Before Fred gets pushed out the window Fred and Edward have their backs to the window. In the next shot he is facing the window.


Correction: At no time does Fred ever have his back to the window. While tied to the chair Nygma pushes him forward to the window; Fred goes through face-first and hangs off the edge facing down. Nygma runs up next to him and stays at his side until he pulls the headpiece off; Edward doesn't turn his back to the window until he walks back to his cubicle.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: When two-face put the club on the helicopters steering wheel, he never locked it. He just put it on and jumped out, they don't lock without a key. (00:11:10)

Correction: You clearly hear a ratcheting noise when he extends the club; apparently this model locks in place when it is extended and only requires a key to release it.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: When the security guard and Batman are in the vault, the "boiling acid" begins to fill the bottom of the vault. The vault is currently being suspended vertically with the door on top. After Batman saves the day and returns the vault to its original horizontal position, there is no acid spilling out of the door of the vault. (00:08:20)


Correction: Batman closed the vault door shut behind him after he got the guard out; the vault apparently has an air-tight seal.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: When Dick Grayson grabs Two-Face's bomb in the circus, its timer reads 0:12, but about twenty seconds later in the movie, when Dick throws it away, the timer reads 0:07. (00:39:45)

Correction: The scene is not filmed in real time; the shots of Grayson with the bomb are intercut with scenes from inside the arena, all taking place at the same time.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: After Edward lets Stickley fall from the window and is walking back to his desk, the cord that was attached to the "box" headpiece is missing.

Correction: The cord is visible and still attached to the headpiece. Nygma drags it behind him as he is walking back to his cubicle.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: Batman's trig skills must be absolutely amazing.enough that he was able to pinpoint the exact triangulation to the CENTIMETER, without any precise measuring, when he rigged the safe to fall back into its original location in the skyscraper.

Private Joker

Correction: This is intentional, as Joel Shumacher was trying to recreate the campiness of the 1960's TV show, where Batman can do absolutely everything.

Corrected entry: When Bruce goes to visit Chase for the second time, (when she gives him the Malaysian Dream Warden) at one point we hear her tea kettle whistle. She leaves to go get it. But if you listen closely, you will hear that the kettle stops whistling just barely after her footsteps stop and long before we hear the door close. And then, about 7 seconds later she comes back with a cup of tea. Who can make a cup of tea that fast?

Correction: Who said it was tea? It could be absolutely any drink that just required the addition of boiling water. Or it could just be that Chase likes to drink hot water all by itself. That may sound weird to some people but I know several people who genuinely drink that, and since this is a Batman movie it isn't outside the realms of possibility that the characters drink liquids other than tea.

Corrected entry: Near the beginning of the film, during the chopper sequence, Two-Face jams the controls with a Club. First off, what's that doing there aside from product placement? Also, Batman doesn't have anything that can remove/cut/pick it? (especially since he cut a presumably steel chain earlier).

Correction: Batman didn't have enough time to cut it, he was watching Two-Face up until the helicopter hit the statue.

Corrected entry: When the Riddler and Two-Face show up at Bruce's mansion to abduct Chase, all that the Riddler has with him is his cane and a bag of bat-bombs. Yet later on, when Two-Face is about to kill Bruce, the Riddler shows up and he suddenly has a box in his hand (the 5th Riddle); where did it come from? He didn't bring it in with him, and he couldn't have thrown it together while he was there.

Correction: He probably got it out of the vehicle that they used to haul Chase away.


Revealing mistake: When Two Face and Riddler enter Wayne Manor, and knock Alfred down. Alfred, unconscious, pushes the dinner tray aside, so the thugs can carry him into the closet. (01:27:55)

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The Riddler: Did anyone ever tell you you have a serious impulse control problem?!

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Trivia: In the brief time that Tim Burton was still considering doing a third Batman film, Riddler was the only villain that he planned on using. The idea of using Two-Face did not come up until Joel Schumacher joined the project.

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