Thank fully for cast and crew alike, it appears to have been well worth the wait, with fans and film critics both lavishing praise on Warner Bros. epic, which stars Robert Pattinson in the role of Batman for the very first time.
As ever though, the debate rages on between movie fans about which film – and actors – are the ultimate when it comes to the Caped Crusader.
While some rank Michael Keaton and the ultimate Batman, others cite Christian Bale as the reigning champion – and don’t get us started on the Joaquin Phoenix, Heath Ledger and Jack Nicholson Joker debate!
However, to find out which Batman film takes the crown the best of all time, we consulted popular film review site Rotten Tomatoes to see which big screen Batman flew to the top of the rankings list – and while crashed into a window.
Here are the top 10 rated Batman films of all time. Do you agree with the rankings?