Batman Triumphant is a sequel to Batman & Robin that was canceled, the script was written by Mark Pretosovich and directed by Tim Burton that was released on June 8th in 1999.
The movie begins with Harley Quinn (Courtney Love) Joker's ex-girlfriend who sees Joker's ghost (Jack Nicholson) right in front of her window. He tells Harley to "Kill the Batman!" she replies by "I Will!" with an insane laugh and smashes the window.
Just like in the last film the main heroes, Batman (Michael Keaton), Nightwing (Chris O'Donnell), and Batgirl (Alicia Silverstone), suit up to get into there vehicles to get Harley Quinn from killing a police officer in The Gotham State Building. There Batman meets Selina Kyle (Michelle Pfeiffer) for the second time, they have a little talk as all the main heroes beat up the other gangsters and Harley Quinn runs away from are heroes as she finds an ocean of toxic waste and falls off there and says to herself "I don't want to do it my love!" and apparently expects to die. Until we see her hand pop out of the toxic waste seeing that she will become what see was in the comics.
Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman
Chris O'Donnell as Dick Grayson/Nightwing
Alicia Silverstone as Barbra Wilson/Batgirl
Nicholas Cage as The Scarecrow
Courtney Love as Harley Quinn
Jack Nicholson as Joker (Cameo)
Michelle Pfeiffer as Selina Kyle/Catwoman
Pat Hingle as Commissioner James Gordan
Michael Gough as Alfred Pennyworth
- Production began in January, 26 1997 and was planned to end on Febuary, 1 1999.
- Tim Burton at a press conference said he will take this film into it dark roots since "Batman Returns".
- This is the last Burton/Schumacher film that has a villain die near the end. Like in "Batman" where The Joker dies, in "Batman Returns" The Penguin Dies, and in "Batman Forever" Harvey Two-Face dies. Here Harley Quinn dies by falling of a ledge and falling into a pit of acid.
- This is the first Batman film with one of main heroes nearly killed. At this case, Barbra Wilson.
Batman Triumphant was released on VHS and Laserdisc in October 1999. Batman Triumphant was given a "bare bones" DVD release in 1999. However, in 2005 the newest feature film, Batman Begins, Caused by Warner Bros. to release a two-disc special edition set for all five Burton-Schumacher films in Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1999.