1989, Warner Bros., 126 min, USA, Dir: Tim Burton

Tim Burton and Michael Keaton reinvent the classic superhero - with some help from Jack Nicholson as The Joker - in this smart and beautifully designed action film. Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl and Jack Palance costar.

1982, Warner Bros., 106 min, USA, Dir: Ron Howard

When neurotic ex-stockbroker Chuck (Henry Winkler) and bizarrely enthusiastic “Blaze” (Michael Keaton) find themselves co-workers during the night shift at a New York City morgue, they hatch a plot to start a prostitution headquarters in their unlikely environment, after hooker Belinda (Shelley Long) comes to them with an unusual problem.

1988, Warner Bros., 92 min, USA, Dir: Tim Burton

Yuppies Jeffrey Jones and Catherine O’Hara move into a new home only to find that it’s haunted by a ghost couple (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) with no intention of letting the new inhabitants stay. Their solution: the obnoxious miniature exorcist of the title, a hilarious comic creation played with gusto by Michael Keaton. In this, the first of Keaton’s collaborations with Tim Burton, the actor and director let their imaginations and enthusiasm run rampant to create a horror-comedy classic.

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