Batman Returns

Continuity mistake: When Selina arrives home from work, she walks around and listens to her answering machine. She then has to run off to work. When she gets back from work a second time, the dishes and cups in the draining tray beside her sink have totally changed. (00:22:45 - 00:28:45)


Continuity mistake: As the Penguin is walking down the steps toward the podium, before Batman plays the messages the Penguin said, a man and a woman standing to the left of the podium swap places between shots. (01:23:30)


Character mistake: Penguin shouts, "I am not a human being! I am an animal! Cold-blooded!" Penguins are actually warm-blooded.

Continuity mistake: When the Penguin hooks the umbrella on Cat Woman he turns to our left to watch her fly away. A shot later he is facing straight, but a shot later he has suddenly moved 2 meters to the right and is facing the right side.


Continuity mistake: When the clown lies unconscious there's a string several centimeters behind his head. A shot later his head is on top of the string.


Continuity mistake: When Selina is about to taser the clown she puts on an evil face, but a shot later from a different shot she is staring with a calm look.


Continuity mistake: When Selina watches the clown's hand holding the taser, his fingers are clinched around it. A shot later his index finger is sticking out.


Continuity mistake: Catwoman turns the microwave dial to the right, pointing in a 3 o'clock position. A shot later it points in a 12 O'Clock position. (00:56:04)


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Continuity mistake: Inside the cage, Max covers his mouth with his hand and then uncovers it and grabs an iron bar. A shot later he is suddenly covering his mouth again. (01:37:16)


Revealing mistake: When The Penguin controls the Batmobile, before it crashes against a car on the left and sends it flying away, check the car's rear wheels: they're not touching the road.


Continuity mistake: While arranging the plan with the clowns, the Penguin throws his clothes on the floor, which change positions between shots. (01:29:23 - 01:31:00)



Continuity mistake: When Bruce goes to gear up to rescue the Ice Princess, there are visible footprints on the drawbridge that leads into the chamber where all the bat suits are kept. When he then steps back out in his Batman attire, the drawbridge is now clean of all prints. (00:00:24)

Continuity mistake: After dumping out the sewing kit, Selena picks up a pair of scissors with blue handles. When the camera is in a closeup of her, the scissors have pink handles.

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Continuity mistake: When the circus gang first attacks, after Batman uses his Batmobile to take out of the two juggling guys on stilts, he opens this flat panel on the passenger side of the Batmobile to take out one of the skull mask wearing bikers. Before taking out of the second biker, he opens that same panel again.

Continuity mistake: Towards the end when Bruce takes the cat, the wounds on his left cheek change from faded to fresh.


Selina Kyle: Honey, I'm home. Oh, I forgot. I'm not married.

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Trivia: Harvey Dent, who would later become Two Face, was originally going to be in this film instead of Max Schreck. The plan was to have Catwoman turn him into Two Face the same way she ended up killing Schreck, except of course Dent obviously would've survived and become Two Face.

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Question: What kept the police from going into the sewers to retrieve Oswald?

Answer: Nothing was stopping them. After Penguin's true nature was revealed, they most likely started searching the entire sewer system but couldn't find where his lair actually was so they had no choice but to give up.

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