Who is the best Batman of them all?
George Clooney says it "physically hurts" him to watch his Batman
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We've had so many Batmans throughout cinematic history that a while back the Hollywood Reporter ran a poll to discover how they ranked amongst fans. Unsurprisingly, Michael Keaton ranked in the top two, just one percentage point off Christian Bale.
George Clooney has shared his opinion on who the worst Batman is, as he recently got candid with Howard Stern about just how "physically" painful it is for him to watch his 1997 'Batman & Robin.' He maintained he couldn't have done it any differently because, "It's a big machine," and he was just an actor doing his job. But, Clooney confessed, "I'm terrible in it," and he added that the writer Akiva Goldsman was responsible for the "terrible screenplay," and the late Joel Schumacher would have admitted it didn't work as well.
But what do viewers think about the Batmen? While it’s clear the Zack Snyder-directed era starring Affleck had very poor results (i.e. bombed at the box office), he’s surprisingly not people’s least favorite!
With that said, let's take a look at the best actors who have played Batman over the years.
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