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Batman (1989) -- Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson

BATMAN (1989) - (Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson) -- Best known for playing likable, mischievous goofballs, Michael Keaton seemed an odd fit for the Caped Crusader in this Tim Burton-directed blockbuster. He handled the part well enough, though it’s easy to look good when you’re sharing the screen with Jack Nicholson. Arched eyebrows, maniacal laugh, creepy grin -- Nicholson made the character his own, though he’d later make headlines for being grumpy about Heath Ledger getting cast in the role in The Dark Knight.

Batman and The Joker : Through the Years

The Caped Crusader and Clown Prince of Crime battle through the ages.