Batman Returns - Movie Synopsis & Plot
It's Christmas time in Gotham but the townspeople are anything but joyous. A new wave of crime is sweeping the streets, lead by a chaotic circus crew. Then there's the rumors of the mysterious Penguin, a deformed man hiding in the sewers. And Max Shreck, the devious businessman that seems kind but is about as dishonest as they come. Forced into the sewers, the greedy Max Shreck meets the Penguin and they join forces to take control of the city. Politically. When the Mayor's son is kidnapped, the Penguin brings him back and is immediately introduced into a world of luxury. No one seems to notice his savage looks and habits, or his dark dealings. With the support of Shreck, he plans to run for Mayor and win by discrediting the present one. But there is another face in Gotham City. Shreck murdered her without compassion but she returned, cured by the cats that licked her though her brain didn't fully recover. She is Catwoman and she has vowed to wreak havoc on Shreck. But will her nine lives be enough to kill the man she hates? And then there's Batman, framed for the murder of Gotham's Ice Princess. Confused by his attraction to the mysterious Catwoman and determined to discredit the Penguin, he is caught in the middle of a large conspiracy. Batman has returned.