Batman Day | 50+ Epic Rankings, Jokes & More

It’s pretty rare to find someone who doesn’t think Batman is super cool, and that’s why we have a Batman Day! What an obscure and awesome holiday, huh?

This hero may be human like the rest of us, but he far exceeds the limits of a hero– he’s a legend. We’ll get into some Batman Day festivities like reminiscing quotes from Batman movies/TV/comics, hearing how the internet ranks the iconic Batman films, and who doesn’t like a Batman joke every now and then?

Plus, we’ve got some great Batman Quotes for Instagram that’ll represent your strong caption game. Let’s get like Batman and a case and get on it!

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What Day is Batman Day?

Have you seen a few different dates online when trying to figure out when is Batman day? That’s because this awesome day was, for a while, tangled with big conventions like ComicCon.

But now, due to Batman’s huge following, he has his very own day every year on the 3rd Saturday of September!

Here’s a list of the future Batman days to come, up until 2029.

Batman Day 2023: 09/16
Batman Day 2024: 09/21
Batman Day 2025: 09/20
Batman Day 2026: 09/19
Batman Day 2027: 09/18
Batman Day 2028: 09/16
Batman Day 2029: 09/15

There are lots of fun and engaging ways to channel your inner Batman and celebrate Batman Day. Here are a few to kick your Batman Day off, and we’ve got loads more fun going on below!

  • Start reading the original Batman comics, or read your favorite issues (Can I borrow your Batman issue #1? I promise to bring it riiiiight back…)
  • Batman Movie Marathon
    • Have your own ranking discussion with your friends!
  • Binge-watch your Batman show of choice
  • Take a Batman personality quiz
  • Host a Batman cosplay party
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“A joke a day keeps the gloom away!” — Batman, 1966

Batman Day Movies

Nestling into the couch with your pals and loved ones, or even just a fun solo film adventure, is an awesome way to celebrate the legend that has been created around Batman.

Get your movie marathon on with some movies this Batman Day, and we’ve even got them listed out for you in the order they were released, thanks to our handy sources!

From the classics to the Lego legends, let’s dive into these epic Batman movies in the name of Batman Day!

  • Batman (1943)
  • Batman and Robin (1949)
  • Batman (1966)
  • Batman (1989)
  • Batman Returns (1992)
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
  • Batman Forever (1995)
  • Batman & Robin (1997)
  • Catwoman (2004)
  • Batman Begins (2005)
  • The Dark Knight (2008)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  • Suicide Squad (2016)
  • The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
  • Justice League (2017)
  • Joker (2019)
  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
  • The Batman (2022)
  • DC League of Super-Pets (2022)
  • The Flash (2023)
  • Joker: Folie à Deux (2024)
  • The Batman Part II (2025)

“As a man; I am flesh and blood; I can be ignored, I can be destroyed. But as a symbol, I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting.”

-Bruce Wayne, Batman Begins, 2005

Batman Ranker: Who’s the Best Batman?

Everyone’s got their opinions, and we can all agree to disagree. But it is interesting to hear how people rank things, especially when it comes to Batman-related topics on Batman Day!

See if you agree with the masses on these Batman topics, and get your friends in on the Batman Day action to see what they think!

The Best Actors Who Played Batman

  1. Michael Keaton
    • Batman, 1989
    • Batman Returns, 1992
  2. Kevin Conroy (the GOAT when it comes to Batman cartoons, IMHO)
    • Batman (Animated Series), 1992-1995
    • The New Batman Adventures, 1997-1999
    • Batman Beyond, 1999-2001
    • Justice League, 2001-2004
    • Justice League Unlimited, 2004-2006
    • Justice League Action, 2016-Present
  3. Christian Bale
    • Batman Begins, 2005
    • The Dark Knight, 2008
    • The Dark Knight Rises, 2012
  4. Adam West
    • Batman, 1966-1968
    • Batman: The Movie, 1966
  5. Robert Pattinson
    • The Batman, 2022

Top 5 Best Batman Movies

  1. The Dark Knight, 2008
    • Directed by Christopher Nolan
  2. Batman, 1989
    • Directed by Tim Burton
  3. Batman Begins, 2005
    • Directed by Christopher Nolan
  4. Batman Returns, 1992
    • Directed by Tim Burton
  5. The Dark Knight Rises, 2012
    • Directed by Christopher Nolan

Top 5 Best Joker Actors

  1. Heath Ledger
  2. Mark Hamill
  3. Jack Nicholson
  4. Joaquin Phoenix
  5. Cesar Romero
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Batman Quotes for Instagram

We love sharing our favorite photos, and there’s an even bigger rush when we’ve got just the right caption. Well, we’ve got you covered on your Insta Captions with these epic Batman quotes.

Ranging from Batman himself to other notable characters like the trickster Joker, these Batman quotes are the perfect caption gold for your Instagram/Facebook post. And even with social media aside, reading through these quotes really brings up some fun nostalgia for all the Batman fans!

  • “It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do, that defines me.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, Batman Begins, 2005
  • “You can never escape me. Bullets don’t harm me. Nothing harms me. But I know pain.” – Batman Vol. 1 #407 Written by Frank Miller, Art by David Mazzucchelli, Richmond Lewis, and Todd Klein
  • “I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman.” – The Joker, Batman, 1989
  • “I’m Batman.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, Batman, 1989
  • “Riddle me this, riddle me that, who’s afraid of the big black bat?” – The Riddler, Batman Forever, 1995
  • “A hero can be anyone, even a man doing something as simple as reassuring putting a coat on a young boy’s shoulders.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, The Dark Knight Rises, 2012
  • “Every damn night. And yet … I’m still here.” – Batman Vol 3 #20, Written by Tom King, Art by David Finch, Danny Miki, Trevor Scott, Jordie Bellaire, and Deron Bennett
  • “I’m a night-stalking, crime-fighting vigilante, and a heavy metal rapping machine. I don’t feel anything emotionally, except for rage. 24/7, 365, at a million percent.” – Batman, The Lego Batman Movie, 2017
  • “Evening the odds.” – Arkham Knight (video game)
  • “Have you ever danced with the Devil in the pale moonlight?” – The Joker, Batman, 1989
  • “Fear is a tool. They think I’m hiding in the shadows. But I am the shadows.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, The Batman, 2022
  • “The night is darkest just before the dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming.” – Harvey Dent, The Dark Knight, 2008
  • “I wear a mask. And that mask, it’s not to hide who I am, but to create what I am.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman
  • “If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” – The Joker, The Dark Knight, 2008
  • “All men have limits. They learn what they are and learn not to exceed them. I ignore mine.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, Knightfall by Doug Moench
  • “They’ll hate you for it, but that’s the point of Batman, he can be the outcast.” – Alfred Pennyworth, The Dark Night, 2008
  • “It’s what you taught me. Do the right thing. That’s all that matters.” – Arkham Knight (video game)
  • “I have one power. I never give up.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman
  • “Sometimes it’s only madness that makes us what we are.” – Arkham Asylum: A Serious House On Serious Earth, Written by Grant Morrison, Art by Dave McKean and Gaspar Saldino
  • “All I have are negative thoughts” – Arthur Fleck, Joker, 2019
  • “There is a difference between you and me. We both looked into the abyss, but when it looked back at us… you blinked.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman
  • “Life’s a b*tch, now so am I.” – Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Batman Returns, 1992
  • “As a man, I am flesh and blood, I can be ignored, I can be destroyed. But as a symbol… as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, Batman Begins, 2005
  • “I am Vengeance.” – Bruce Wayne/Batman, The Batman, 2022
  • “I Am Vengeance. I Am The Night. I Am Batman!” – Arkham Knight (video game)
  • “Death is powerless against you if you leave a legacy of good behind.” – Justice Leauge of America Vol 1 #72 Written by Joe Kelly, Art by Doug Mahnke, Tom Nyugen, David Baron, and Ken Lopez

“I am vengeance. I am the night. I am Batman.”

-Bruce Wayne/Batman, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, 1993

Batman Jokes

Joker isn’t the only one who likes to laugh; even Batman has a sense of humor! And we’ve got some funny Batman jokes to put a chuckle in your Batman Day.

These can also make some pretty snazzy Facebook and Instagram captions!

  • What’s Batman’s favorite genre of jokes? Dark Humor.
  • Why is it hard to play board games with Batman? Becuase when he loses, he gets wayne.
  • What did Batman bring to the Thanksgiving potluck? He Got-ham.
  • What did Batman bring to the party? Just ice.
  • What place is on Batman’s bucket list? Capetown.
  • What do you call a blind Batman? Christian Braille.
  • What does Batman worry about the most when he’s in the wilderness? Poison Ivy.
  • What happens when the electricity is cut off at the Wayne manor? It’s a dark night.
  • What phone plan does Batman have? Bat Mobile.
  • What did they call Batman when he was a kid? Lil Wayne.
  • What did the evil Baker sneer at Batman? Rye so serious?!
  • What would Batman be doing if he wasn’t wealthy? He’d be Robin.
  • I’m half Spiderman, half Batman. Half without superpower, half without money.
  • My partner said I’ve been annoying them because all I think about is Batman. What a Joker.
  • What’s it called when Batman ditches the party? Christian Bale.
Make your Batman Day extra fun with this original parody musical, Holy Musical B@tman by StarKid! (This musical does contain adult language.)
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Now you’re equipped with all kinds of Batman Day fun, jokes, and film opinions to take on this Batman Day like Batman himself would– with everything he’s got!

We hope you’ve enjoyed getting hyped up for Batman Day, and we also encourage you to take a look at our other fun and wacky Obscure Holidays. There are all sorts of cool days that you can get in on celebrating this year; get your head start and mark your calendars!

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