In 1997, George Clooney slipped on the Bat-suit, to become Batman. The actor took over the role from Val Kilmer, to take the Caped Crusader in a new, lighter direction following Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992) and Batman Forever (1995).

But how many Batman movies feature George Clooney?

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The George Clooney Batman movies 

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George Clooney played the role of Gotham City’s Dark Knight for one Batman movie: Batman & Robin. The film marked the only time Clooney played the character in a feature-length adventure.

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Who directed Batman & Robin?

Joel Schumacher directed Batman & Robin. Schumacher directed a total of two Batman films: Batman & Robinstarring George Clooney and it’s predecessor, Batman Forever starring Val Kilmer. 

Why did George Clooney only appear in one Batman movie?

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When Batman & Robin hit cinemas during Summer 1997, the critical and commercial response to the movie was less than favourable. Critics did not care for the film and audience attendance was less than encouraging.

Warner Bros. Pictures had initially planned to continue the Batman movie series with another entry, which would have featured George Clooney, but those plans were abandoned. When the Batman movie series was eventually restarted, it was via a reboot (Batman Begins), so Clooney was no longer required to play the Caped Crusader.

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Who are the cast of the George Clooney Batman movie?

In Batman & Robin, Clooney is joined by Chris O’Donnell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman, Jeep Swenson, Alicia Silverstone, John Glover, Michael Gough and Pat Hingle.

What is the critical reception of Batman & Robin?

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According to IMDbBatman & Robin is rated as follows: 

  • Batman & Robin (1997) – 3.7/10

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