Batman script
Batman (1989)
Synopsis: Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the first installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series. The film stars Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman, alongside Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough, and Jack Palance. In the film, Batman is widely believed to be an urban legend until he actively goes to war with a rising criminal mastermind known as "the Joker".

EDDIE:

Let's beat it, man. I don't like

being up here.

NICK:

What, scared of heights?

EDDIE:

I dunno, man. After what happened to

Johnny Gobs --

NICK:

Look, Johnny Gobs got ripped and

walked off a roof, all right? No big

loss.

EDDIE:

That ain't what I heard. That ain't

what I heard at all.

(beat)

I heard the bat got him.

NICK:

Gimme a break, will you? Shut up...

EDDIE:

Five stories, straight down. There

was no blood in the body.

NICK:

No shit. It was all over the

pavement.

NICK has no patience with campfire tales -- but here on the

roof, in the pale moonlight, he can't ignore the slight

tingle at the base of his spine...

EDDIE:

There was no blood, man.

(beat)

My brother says... all the bad things

you done... they come back and

haunt you...

NICK:

Listen to this. How old are you?

There ain't no bat.

EDDIE:

My brother's a priest, man.

NICK:

No wonder you're such a chickenshit.

Now shut up.

(conclusively)

There ain't no bat.

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Sam Hamm

Sam Hamm (born November 19, 1955) is an American screenwriter. Hamm is perhaps best known for writing the screenplay for Tim Burton's Batman and Batman Returns. As a result of his work, he was invited to write for Detective Comics. The result was Batman: Blind Justice, which introduced Bruce Wayne's mentor, Henri Ducard, who later appeared in Batman Begins. Hamm's other screen credits include Never Cry Wolf and Monkeybone. He also wrote unused drafts for Planet of the Apes and Watchmen adaptations. more…

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