Batman is arguably the most recognizable superhero on the planet. There's iconic, there's legendary, and then there's Batman.
As such, there are many different variations of the character and dozens of formats the character has been utilized in. Be it dramatic TV interpretations of his youth, short animated series, or the multitude of versions in theaters, the Dark Knight always finds a way onto our screens, in one way or another.
We've decided to compile some of our favorites here. Do you like Batman: Beyond more than Batman: The Animated Series? Is Tim Burton's Batman Returns your favorite film or do you secretly love Batman & Robin? When it comes to the most amazing interpretation of The Bat, are you all about Adam West or are you kind of digging Ben Affleck?
Here's your chance to see where it all lines up. What are the greatest interpretations of the Batman ever? Vote up your favorites!
- 6451Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It starred Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin two heroes who defend Gotham... more
The Lego Batman MovieThe Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Chris McKay. A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne (Will Arnett) must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule... more
- The Adventures of Batman is an animated television series produced by Lou Schiemer's Filmation studios. It showcased the 12-minute Batman segments from The Batman/Superman Hour, sometimes broken up... more
- Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is a 2018 American animated steampunk superhero alternate history action thriller film directed and produced by Sam Liu and based on the one-shot graphic novel of the same... more
- Batman: Gotham Knight is a 2008 direct-to-DVD anthology film of six short animated superhero films intended to be set in between the films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, though it is not canon... more
- Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman is a 2003 direct-to-video animated film based on the animated series The New Batman Adventures, serving as a stand-alone sequel to both Batman: Mask of the Phantasm... more
- 5854Super Friends is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes, which ran from 1973 to 1986 on ABC as part of its Saturday morning cartoon lineup. It was produced by... more
- Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is a 2010 direct-to-video animated superhero film based on the Superman/Batman comic storyline "The Supergirl from Krypton" and is a sequel to Superman/Batman: Public... more
- Batman, often promoted as Batman: The Movie, is a 1966 film based on the Batman television series, and the first full-length theatrical adaptation of the DC Comics character Batman. Released by 20th... more
- 3636Batman vs. Robin is a direct-to-video animated superhero film which is part of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies and DC Animated Movie Universe. The film is partially based on the Batman: The... more
- Batman: The Brave and the Bold is an American animated television series based in part on the DC Comics series The Brave and the Bold which features two or more super heroes coming together to foil a... more
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Zack Snyder, based on the DC Comics characters. Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman (Ben... more
- Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthless vampire before he turns everyone in the city,... more
- Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 2019 animated superhero film directed by Jake Castorena. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles team up with Batman to prevent the newly formed alliance between... more
- 4669Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the third installment of the initial Batman... more
- Beware the Batman is an American computer-animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series premiered in the United States on Cartoon Network on July 13, 2013, as part of... more
- 2439Batman Ninja (ニンジャバットマン Ninja Battoman) is a 2018 Japanese animated superhero film directed by Junpei Mizusaki. Batman (Kôichi Yamadera), along with a number of his allies and adversaries, finds... more
- Batman & Robin is a 1997 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is the fourth and final installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series. The film was directed by... more
- 1850Batman is a 15-chapter serial, released in 1943 by Columbia Pictures. The serial starred Lewis Wilson as Batman and Douglas Croft as Robin. J. Carrol Naish played the villain, an original character... more
- Batman and Robin is a 15-chapter serial released in 1949 by Columbia Pictures. It is a sequel to the 1943 serial Batman, although with different actors. Robert Lowery played Batman, while Johnny... more
- The Batman/Tarzan Adventure Hour is a Filmation series that ran on CBS during the 1977–1978 television season. It consisted of the second seasons of Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle and The New Adventures... more
- The New Adventures of Batman is an animated series produced by Filmation in 1977 featuring the DC Comics superheroes Batman and Robin, and Batgirl. The current distributor is Warner Bros. Television... more