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.
  1. Batman was the second highest grossing movie of 1989, with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in first.
  2. Michael Keaton came up with the famous "I'm Batman" line, improvising the written line “I am the night.”
  3. This was the first Batman movie to win an Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration.
  4. This movie was released the year of Batman's 50th birthday.
  5. Neither Tim Burton nor Michael Keaton had any previous exposure to the Batman comic books prior to the movie.
  6. The Batmobile was built on the chassis of a Chevy Impala.
  7. Batman had two soundtracks: one was the score by Danny Elfman, the other an album Prince wrote just for the movie.