Batman / Batman Returns Double Bill

Film Noir UK and 20th Century Flicks present a special screening of both the Tim Burton Batman films, back to back, at the former IMAX cinema at Bristol Aquarium.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Batman Returns with a special double bill of Tim Burton's Caped Crusade films - the perfect Christmas treat for audiences that don't go in for nice-list merriment and tinsel-fringed platitudes!

With the streets of Gotham covered by a blanket of snow, the Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin battle on the big screening this stunning 4K restoration of Tim Burton's cult classic.

Also enjoy the first outing of Michael Keaton as Batman as The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker (Jack Nicholson).



Sunday, 11 December 2022

2:00pm – 5:15pm UTC
Batman (1989)

Having witnessed his parents' brutal murder as a child, millionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) fights crime in Gotham City disguised as Batman, a costumed hero who strikes fear into the hearts of villains. But when a deformed madman who calls himself "The Joker" (Jack Nicholson) seizes control of Gotham's criminal underworld, Batman must face his most ruthless nemesis ever while protecting both his identity and his love interest, reporter Vicki Vale (Kim Basinger).

Doors open at 2pm. Film will start at 3pm sharp.

5:30pm – 7:30pm UTC
Batman Returns (1992)

The monstrous Penguin (Danny DeVito), who lives in the sewers beneath Gotham, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman Max Shreck (Christopher Walken) to topple the Batman (Michael Keaton) once and for all. But when Shreck's timid assistant, Selina Kyle (Michelle Pfeiffer), finds out, and Shreck tries to kill her, she is transformed into the sexy Catwoman. She teams up with the Penguin and Shreck to destroy Batman, but sparks fly unexpectedly when she confronts the caped crusader.

Doors open at 5.15pm. Film will start at 5.30pm sharp.