When the Soundtrack of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice debuted on the Billboard Album Charts at #25 in April earlier this year, it left a few people wondering – who would win on the album charts in a battle of the two superheroes? Take a look at the previous Batman and Superman film soundtracks, and where they charted on the Billboard 200:
Title, Peak, Peak Year
Batman, No. 112, 1966
Superman, No. 44, 1979
Superman II, No. 133, 1981
Superman III, No. 163, 1983
Batman (Prince Soundtrack), No. 1 (six weeks), 1989
Batman (Score Soundtrack, Danny Elfman), No. 30, 1989
Batman Returns, No. 61, 1992
Batman Forever, No. 5, 1995
Batman & Robin, No. 5, 1997
Batman Begins, No. 155, 2005
Superman Returns, No. 110, 2006
The Dark Knight, No. 20, 2008
The Dark Knight Rises, No. 8, 2012
Man of Steel, No. 9, 2013
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, No. 25, 2016
Superman actor, Henry Cavill decided to confront the idea that people couldn’t be fooled by Clark Kent wearing just his glasses as a disguise. He took to the streets of New York, and was dutifully ignored.
These days, superhero movies are all about bigger everything — take, for example, the upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” But there was a simpler time, when superheroes looked terrible and were more charming than scary. New York Magazine imagine what a Batman/Superman matchup would’ve looked like in the era of the first serial films about the characters from way back in the middle of the century.
Adult Swim has announced the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship will air on Oct. 18 at Midnight E.T.
The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship surrenders DC Comics’ multitude of Super Heroes and Super-Villains to the demented whims of the award-winning Robot Chicken for a triumphant third time. This time around, Batman and Superman’s bromance takes a competitive turn and the fate of the universe somehow hangs in the balance! The all-star cast includes Seth Green, Matt Senreich, Breckin Meyer, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Weird Al Yankovic, Alex Borstein, Giovanni Ribisi, Jonathan Banks, Mae Whitman, Hugh Davidson, Dee Bradley Baker, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, plus Adam West and Burt Ward.
Check out this test footage showing Nicholas Cage trying out a shiny, skin-tight Superman costume in preparation for the role of the superhero in late 1990s film-that-was-never-made “Superman Lives.”
From the Alan Aldridge-photo session for “The Penguin John Lennon” book, there’s no doubt John Lennon was a Superman fan. But even before the cover shoot took place, The Man Of Steel has dropped a hint in a older cartoon about his love for The Beatles.
From “The Red-Headed Beatle of 1,000 B.C.” (sept ’64)