7 Batman Facts You May Not Know
To celebrate the 27th anniversary of Tim Burton's iconic 'Batman', here are some facts you may not have known.
- •Batman was the second highest grossing movie of 1989, with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in first.
- •Michael Keaton came up with the famous "I'm Batman" line, improvising the written line “I am the night.”
- •This was the first Batman movie to win an Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration.
- •This movie was released the year of Batman's 50th birthday.
- •Neither Tim Burton nor Michael Keaton had any previous exposure to the Batman comic books prior to the movie.
- •The Batmobile was built on the chassis of a Chevy Impala.
- •Batman had two soundtracks: one was the score by Danny Elfman, the other an album Prince wrote just for the movie.