The newest Batman movie will have a whopping 2 hour and 55-minute (175 minutes) long run-time, including the 8-minute long credits. Without the credits, the film would run for 167 minutes. That’s more minutes than Christopher Nolan’s longest Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, which had a run-time of 165 minutes.
The Batman is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Robert Pattinson (best known for Twilight) as Bruce Wayne. Warner Bros. Pictures released a trailer back in October 2021, which received high praise from many DC fans for its visuals, cinematography, and seemingly dark and mysterious character study.
It seems like Matt Reeves has leaned on to the detective side of Batman, which was not explored much in recent iterations of the character. With the long run-time, it also seems like Reeves wants to dive deep into storytelling, which is obviously a good thing for us comic fans. Another trailer called
The Batman is one of the longest blockbuster superhero movies ever, a close third behind the MCU’s Avengers: Endgame (181 minutes) and Zach Snyder’s cut of the Justice League (242 minutes).
Recently, films have become longer and longer in terms of run-time. The latest James Bond movie, No Time to Die, is 163 minutes long, and even Marvel’s Eternals passed the two-hour mark (165 minutes).
Matt Reeves himself has had lengthy movies in the past. He directed War for the Planet the Apes and its sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes respectively, with run-times of 140 minutes and 130 minutes.
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