Do you have a crush on one of the celebrities in the movie The Batman? Do you have a favorite actor or actress that you think is hot? Do you secretly want to be a vigilante and fight crime? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re in luck because we’ve got the perfect Halloween costumes for you!
It seems like Hollywood has taken a liking to the Batman movie and its heroes. Since the premiere of The Batman in China earlier this year, fans of the caped crusader have taken it as a sign to mimic his every move – including his Halloween costume!
But what do these famous Halloween costumes from the movie The Batman mean? We will examine the costumes and their significance in this blog post.
The Batman is a 2019 American superhero film based on DC Comics’ Batman character. It is the 25th installment in the DC Universe Animated Movie series and the fifth installment of the Batman trilogy, following 2013’s The Dark Knight Rises and preceding 2017’s The Suicide Squad. The film is directed by Jay Oliva with Chris McKay having co-director credit and written the screenplay with David S Ward.
The film stars Robert Pattinson as Batman, Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne, and the voices of Jeff Daniels as Alfred, and Michael Caine as Commissioner Gordon. The film adapts several storylines from Batman fiction, including “The Long Halloween” and “City of Dark Dreams”, and introduces several new characters including Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn.
“The most dangerous thing in the world is an idea whose time has come.” – The Batman
Harley Quinn is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists of the 2018 movie The Joker. She is portrayed by actress Margot Robbie and is the daughter of the late comedian Stanley Quinn. Harley possesses strong seductive qualities and uses her feminine wiles to get what she wants. She is an independent woman who sees the world in a different way than most people and constantly pushes the limits to prove it.
What does this have to do with the Batman? Let’s take a look.
Harley Quinn is a former psychologist who started her own private practice and became a criminal mastermind. Eventually she met the clown prince of crime, the Joker (played by actor Joaquin Phoenix in a dual role), and fell in love. The pair married and had a son together, Arthur.
However, everything changed when the Joker murdered their best friend and business partner, Arthur’s parents. This led to the parents’ company suing him for negligence, subsequently winning the case. The Joker was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but was eventually released due to overcrowding. Since then, the Joker and Harley have been living a life of crime, with the occasional assist from other members of the Suicide Squad, the government, and even Batman himself!
Upon the Joker’s release, he quickly went on a crime spree, attacking those who betrayed him and those who he thinks are getting too far ahead in the competition for social power. Harley has been the only one to stand by him and fight against Batman and the government, even going as far as to create the “Harley Quinn Empire” in the process.
Harley Quinn is often described as the female equivalent to the Joker. This seems to be the case, as she embraces the chaos that her husband inspires and frequently uses her feminine wiles to manipulate people. Like the Joker, she uses whatever means necessary, no matter how depraved or disturbing they might be, to get what she wants, including kidnapping and seducing people.
The Black Mask is the pseudonym of Jack Ryder, a wealthy playboy and business rival of Bruce Wayne who enlists the help of the Joker to destroy Wayne Enterprises. The Joker in turn blackmails Wayne into letting him build a nuclear reactor in the basement of Wayne Manor.
The plan goes awry and the Joker winds up blowing up most of Wayne Enterprises’ industrial sites, resulting in a major financial crisis for the company. This forced Bruce Wayne to shut down his businesses and to take a more active role in government. In the present day, Wayne is still bitter about the loss of his wealth and power and uses his considerable resources to help others in their hour of need. Of course, with his resources comes great influence and he now has the ear of the president of the United States of America!
As we mentioned above, Christian Bale portrays Bruce Wayne in the blockbuster Batman trilogy. The actor previously played Dick Grayson/Robin in the 2006 Batman movie, Batman Begins. In that role, he sported a reddish-brown beard just like the one he sports as the gruffish yet lovable Batman.
Well, if you thought that Christian Bale’s character in The Batman is related to the character of Batman, then you’re right. In fact, in the movie Batman & Robin (2013), we see a younger version of Christian Bale’s Robin character, who calls himself “Red Robin” and wears a mask very similar to the one he wore as the Dark Knight!
Bobcat is a character who first appeared in the DC Comics series Deathstroke the Terminator in 1987. He was inspired by the likes of Marvel Comics’ Wolverine and DC Comics’ own Harley Quinn. Since then, the character has gone on to appear in various comics, video games, and animated movies. He is best known for being a member of Batman’s inner circle of lieutenants and frequently assists the Dark Knight in his investigations.
Bobcat’s physical appearance varies from issue to issue but he is typically depicted as a large, furry animal with sharp teeth and claws. His most prominent feature is his striped cat costume, which is usually adorned with the occasional skull insignia.
In the animated movie The Joker, Bobcat appears as a police officer named Jack Napier who worked with the Joker and Harley to catch Arthur. During their time working together, the Joker and Harley fall in love and begin a personal relationship. When the Joker discovers that she’s pregnant, he proposes to her and she accepts, though the marriage is later found to be a ruse so that he can keep tabs on her since he was already locked up.
What do all these crazy Halloween costumes have in common? As you might guess, they’re all related to the upcoming superhero movie The Batman.
Hopefully, this post gave you some good ideas for Halloween costume inspiration! Which costume made you the most interested? Let us know in the comments below!