Batman Forever

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.


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.



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.


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.



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.


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.


Corrected entry: When Bruce Wayne is recounting his second flashback to Chase, you see the young Wayne walking up to the red diary and the pages are blowing. When he reaches out and turns the diary, the hand is not that of a young child but the hand of a much older person - you can tell by the wrinkles and roughness in the skin.


Correction: That is entirely intentional. When Bruce first has the flashback, Val Kilmer is actually 'inside' the scene. This is meant to show him 'immersing' himself in the flashback.

Corrected entry: When suiting up Batman picks up an arsenal of gadgets that he pulls from behind his back in the following scenes. In the initial fight scene, however, when he does flips and falls you can see that he has nothing attached to the back of his belt or hidden under his cape.

Correction: The things he picks up are stored in pouches on his belt. That is why they are not visibly 'attached'.

Corrected entry: When Edward visits Two-Face: Edward enters, introduces himself, endures Two-Face's threat, then goes to demonstrate his "box". Ed walks forward (toward the camera), and picks up two of his "boxes" from a table in Two-Face's apartment. How'd they get there? Ed hadn't started selling them yet, so there is no real explanation as to why the "boxes" would already be in the apartment.

Correction: This mistake has already been corrected, essentially if he could break in to two-face's lair he could have brought the "boxes" there earlier.

Lummie Premium member

Corrected entry: When Chase summons Batman with the Bat-Signal: she tells Batman that she pinpointed a weakness of Two-Face: his coin. How could the good doctor know about that? Unless she talked to the guard, which is probable, but not in the movie, there is no way she could know about Two-Face's coin.

Correction: What's to say that this was the first time he used the coin? The coin was very important to Two-face to make his desicions. Being an villain, and performing in villain related activities it would start to become known that he used an coin. Chase likely would have heard from witnesses or reports about the coin and put two and two together.

Lummie Premium member

Corrected entry: If you watch closely you can see The Riddler watching Two-Face and his ladies talking before he invades Two-Face's lair. Looks like Jim Carrey was watching his cue.

Correction: So the Riddler was watching them talk, waiting for an opportune moment to enter. how is that a mistake?

Corrected entry: When Two-Face attempts to steal the rather sizable and presumably solidly built safe there is a lack of basic rigging knowledge. First of all the single chain would not be able to hold the safe by itself much less one filled with fluid. Secondly this amazing chain is connected directly to a winch inside the helicopter. Unless one uses a specially made adapter a load like that would begin to spin and swing with the motion of the rotors. Finally they pull the safe straight out of a building in the middle of downtown, the helicopter would almost have to have it's nose straight up to accomplish this and lots of room to maneuver. However the magical single prop helicopter combined with the magical chain seem to have no problem with such a difficult load.

Correction: First off, we don't know how heavy the safe is.(Two-Face could have easily brought a "Light Load Bat-Trapping Acid-Spewing" safe of his own construction and substituted it for the real thing.) Secondly, if you look closely when the safe is being pulled out of the building, there are 3 chains, not just one. And finally, we don't know when this movie takes place (it could be somewhere in the distant future where they have much better technology) so we can't really determine how powerful the helicopter is. This is NOT a mistake, but just a mess of assumptions and weird circumstances.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Batman uses one of the gadgets in the Batmobile to drive up the side of the building to escape from Two-Face's henchmen, where does he go from there?

Correction: It can be safely assumed that if a vehicle is designed to make it possible to drive up a wall, it has some means of getting back down at a later time. It is unnecessary for the viewer to see each 'gadget' in use.

Corrected entry: It's hard to believe that a spontaneous act of throwing acid on Dent's face by the mobster would result in a perfectly even separation down the exact middle of his face. Even with the folder protecting one half, the chances of the acid falling so perfectly seems remote.

Private Joker

Correction: In the comics, its discussed at some point that Dent's face isn't in fact purely symetrical, but that he uses some makeup to make the line even as a means of making his split extremely even.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the Riddler invades Two Faces' Lair, he has nothing but his cane with him. But when he proceeds further into the lair, he picks up two of his "boxes." They were there before he got there.

Correction: If he is able to break into Two Face's lair unoticed, then it's possible that he broke in before hand and placed the boxes where they are for his demonstration.

Corrected entry: Near the beginning, when Batman is suspended over the crowd on top of the bank vault, he fires a cable to the bank building itself. The force of the hook causes it to burst through the wall, which looks rather thin and weak, yet he then proceeds to cut the wire holding the vault to the helicopter, causing the vault to swing on the wire he fired through the weak wall. The wall has suddenly become much stronger, and the vault swings back to its original location.

Correction: The hook shot through a small area of the wall putting pressure on one point and not spreading it out. When the hook opens up, it distributes the force across a larger area. This also applies in construction when you use anchors to hold in a screw if you don't have a stud to screw in. Plus it's based off a comic book.

Corrected entry: When Batman and Robin go after Riddler, they approach in a Batwing and Batboat that appeared to be in a lower level of the batcave (this is assumed since Riddler destroyed whatever he saw in the cave) however, Two-Face and Riddler sit down to play a game of "Battleship" and have little toys of the very same vehicles. Are we supposed to believe that Riddler decided to take a picture of these vehicles in order to make little models instead of just blowing them up too? He's insane, but not stupid.

Correction: After destroying the batcave, the Riddler doesn't let Two-Face kill Bruce Wayne and leaves a final riddle. This indicates he's anticipating Bruce's next move. Later, in a scene with Chase Meridian, he says he's expecting Batman to come and rescue her. Riddler is intent on out-doing and humiliating Bruce Wayne. Being prepared for an assault would be out-smarting him. (Also, he did get a scan of Bruce's brain, which might have given him info on what they looked like).

Corrected entry: Batman missed two prime opportunities to identify the Riddler. Not only could he have scanned the riddles for fingerprints (as we saw with the second riddle that Nygma doesn't wear hand protection), but shouldn't his expensive mansion hiding the Bat Cave have security cameras at the front gate that could've caught Nygma placing the riddle there?

Correction: Edward (The Riddler) could have just wiped the objects down after making the riddles. As for the security cameras, Batman may not be watching when Edward put the riddle on the gate. Even if he recorded it, it might be tough to see his face. He never raises his head and wearing the cap and glasses would obscure his face.

Lummie Premium member

Corrected entry: Robin is abducted at gunpoint by Two-Face. Then, about 30 seconds later, he is suddenly all the way up in the Riddler's room, bound and gagged in a giant tube.

Correction: Everything does not need to be visible on the screen in order for the viewers to understand. Obviously there is more than a 30 second time lapse off screen, but we do not have to see it all. This is NOT a mistake.

Corrected entry: Why would a group of young children go trick-or-treating at night to Wayne Manor, which is in the middle of the woods?

Correction: Rich people give out good candy. People drive their kids to better neighborhoods to get better candy.


Corrected entry: When Riddler meets Two-face for the first time, he has an orange buzz hair cut. Days later, he has his regular dark hair back to a longer length. How in the world did he grow his hair back so fast?

Correction: The obvious explanation is that one of the hair styles is a wig; Edward may be insane but he knows people will make the connection between a new super villan with short orange hair and a new industrialist with the same style.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Bruce Wayne breaks down the door into the room where Chase Meridian is boxing, he says something like "Sorry about that" and then his mouth continues to move but no words come out.

Correction: It's well known that Bruce Wayne is a bit tongue-tied when it comes to the ladies, so when he met Dr. Meridian, he seemed more nervous than anything, that's why he wasn't saying anything at that point. It's more of a "Bruce Personality Quirk" than an audio problem.

Corrected entry: Edward Nygma goes from a huge prototype model of his device to a small streamlined gadget in the space of a single cut scene. How did he shrink down his life's work in such a short time? It seems like something like that would have taken at least 6 months to do the re-engineering and build the company infrastructure to produce it. Wouldn't this have aroused the suspicion of the worlds greatest detective? I mean, what kind of crazy industrialist builds his headquarters on an island in the middle of a river?

Correction: A criminally insane one. Most all of Batman's villians seem to get smarter and more creative once they go insane.

Corrected entry: Batman enters the Riddler's throne room through a small hole in the floor, and it closes after he enters. Then the Riddler introduces Chase and Robin, and two holes like the one before appear under each tube. Nygma says Batman can't save them both. BUT, when Batman jumps to save them both, half the floor has disappeared! Why are Chase and Robin's holes connected, if the Riddler planned not to let Batman save them both? And where did the big big hole came from? It can't be due to the explosions - it's a nice neat line all the way around. The Riddler hasn't pressed the button on his cane yet either.

Correction: The big hole came from the Riddler's mind since he can read men's minds, and as is stated by Batman he can make them see whatever he wants. The connected holes of Chase and Robin are to trick Batman into thinking that there is actually a floor there. If you look closely before the floor disappears you can see it blink out and fuzz away like a computer image.

Corrected entry: In a gas turbine engine, as installed in the Batmobile, a full forward position on the fuel control lever(commonly called a throttle or power lever), is full power. During the chase scene before he escapes up the side of the building, he pushes the lever forward to slow down, and pulls it back to speed up. This would be extremely confusing to a pilot versed in turbine engines (the Batwing from the first Batman movie).

Correction: Only one guy needs to know how it works, and that's Batman. Since he built it, he can make the handle go any way he wants to suit him.

Corrected entry: The big question at the end of the film - Does Edward Nygma know who Batman really is? Once they see that Nygma is crazy everyone is confident that Batman's real identity is a secret. Unfortunately, they don't take into account Two-Faces large team of henchmen who stormed Wayne Manor, all of whom (presumably) now know that Bruce Wayne is Batman. Less than half of them were captured by Batman's underwater net, leaving several to spread the word of Bruce Wayne's secret identity.

Correction: While they did indeed storm Wayne's home, Nygma was the only one to actually find and enter the Batcave. There's a decent chance that none of the henchmen were aware that they were necessarily attacking Batman's home, just some billionaire playboy.

Corrected entry: How did Bruce Wayne get planning permission to lay miles of metre-wide metallic pipe complete with flourescent lighting, and which presumably needs some sort of regular maintenance, beneath Gotham's busiest streets, skyscrapers, office buildings, traffic spots etc. The logistics involved do not bear thinking about and even if he used city hall connections and called in favours from old friends (which he would certainly be able to do being a billionaire businessman) he would need a bloody good reason to rip up half of Gotham's streets. He obviously didn't say it was so he could get to the batcave quickly so how on earth did he do it without anyone asking awkward questions? Surely just hiding a batsuit and 'spare' batmobile in a vault in the basement of Wayne Enterprises would be easier?

Correction: Tunnels or pipes can be laid without need of tearing up streets. Knowing from previous movies Batman's love of the sewers, it is possible that the tube goes through along unused section, or it used to be a section of sewer pipe. We aren't given many details about this particular contraption, but is it very possible that it could exist.

Sol Parker

Corrected entry: Riddler's big riddle for Batman is "Who will he save...Chase or Robin". How did Riddler know Robin exsisted? Didn't Dick just put on the robin suit 5 minutes earlier?

Correction: You would think that he would get this information when they captured Robin.

Bruce Minnick

Corrected entry: More curiosity than goof - all throughout the movie, Batman keeps nagging Robin that he should not kill Two-Face - it won't bring back his parents and will make him kill again, and again... But at the end of the movie, Batman has put an ample amount of change in his pockets (utility belt?) just to fool Two-Face to grab for his coin amongst the change, and...well, you know what happened. What kind of example is this for Robin? Surely if he could reach for his change, he could have reached any number of devices from his utility belt to contain, not kill, Two-Face. Also keep in mind that Harvey Dent (who became Two-Face) was a friend of Bruce Wayne, which adds to the coldness of his death.

Correction: The coin trick wasn't meant to kill Two Face - just distract him so Batman could capture him. However, Two Face panicked and did himself in.

Corrected entry: As Chris O'Donnell (Dick Grayson) packs to leave Wayne Manor, Alfred calls him Master Chris instead of Dick.

Correction: He calls him Master Grayson.

Corrected entry: Early on in the film, Bruce Wayne descends to the Batcave in a pod that travels at a very high speed (the display projected onto his face proves this), and the journey takes about 10 seconds, whereas later on the Cave can be reached by way of a short flight of steps (Dick Grayson falls down them). That must have been a very long route taken by the pod.

Correction: The pod was coming from Wayne Enterprises (across town one would assume) and NOT from Wayne Manor.

Corrected entry: Near the end of the movie, the Riddler gives Batman two choices; he can save the woman he loves, or he can save his partner. You can clearly see that both of them have tape over their mouths. Batman saves the doctor, and peels the tape away from her face. Then the camera cuts to Robin, and he has no tape over his mouth. If Batman didn't save him yet, and Robin's hands are tied, where did the tape go?

Correction: It's not tape, it's some sort of cloth, tied at the back. As he's falling, we can see that it's fallen around his neck.

Corrected entry: In the first Batman movie Harvey Dent was black, but this time he's played by Tommy Lee Jones who is white.

Correction: This keeps being submitted over and over again - I really don't think it's valid, as it seems to be based on his skin colour, which shouldn't matter any more than other distinguishing characteristics. If this is a "mistake" then it's also a mistake that Batman used to be played by Michael Keaton but in this film was played by Val Kilmer - just a different actor playing the same part, so what's the big deal?

Corrected entry: When Chris O'Donnell is doing his laundry he is wearing a black t-shirt but when he puts an item of clothing onto the line it is moved along the line by someone wearing a grey sweater. When the camera goes back to Chris O Donnell he is still wearing the black t-shirt.

Correction: What you are seeing is really Chris O'Donnell's foot, not his hand. He is doing his laundry in a "unique" way by kicking it down the line. As you will see, he is wearing gray sweatpants.

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



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.



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.