Includes the ABC Family premiere of "Batman Begins"
Holy movie marathon Batman! ABC Family kicks up some excitement, with a two-day "Batman" marathon. The marathon starts with "Batman Forever" on Saturday, April 6 (1 p.m.), and will conclude with the ABC Family premiere of "Batman Begins" on Sunday, April 7 (8 p.m.).
The "Batman" marathon schedule is as follows:
Saturday, April 6:
1 p.m., "Batman Forever," starring Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman and Chris O'Donnell. Batman and Robin go up against Two-Face and The Riddler. Meanwhile, Bruce flirts with a beautiful psychiatrist who is trying to track down the Caped Crusader.
3:30 p.m., "Batman & Robin" starring George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and Alicia Silverstone. Batman and Robin battle Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy for control of Gotham City. Batman gets unexpected "help" in the form of Batgirl, a young woman eager to join the Dynamic Duo in their crime fighting.
6 p.m., "Batman"starring Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson and Kim Basinger. The Dark Knight faces his worst enemy: the psychotic Joker. His only ally is earnest reporter, Vicki Vale.
9 p.m., "Batman Returns" starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer and Christopher Walken. A corrupt businessman teams up with The Penguin to wrestle control of Gotham City away from Batman. Just when Batman thinks it can't get much worse, he meets his match with Catwoman, a cat burglar with a hidden agenda.
Sunday, April 7:
9 a.m., "Batman Forever"
11:30 a.m., "Batman & Robin"
2 p.m., "Batman"
5 p.m., "Batman Returns"
8 p.m., "Batman Begins" ABC Family Premiere starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman and Cillian Murphy. Bruce Wayne begins his training to turn himself into Batman, an avenging hero who vows to save his beloved Gotham City from the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows.