Gotham City. Crime boss Carl Grissom (Jack Palance) effectively runs the town but there's a new crime fighter in town - Batman (Michael Keaton). Grissom's right-hand man is Jack Napier (Jack Nicholson), a brutal man who is not entirely sane... After falling out between the two Grissom has Napier set up with the Police and Napier falls to his apparent death in a vat of chemicals. However, he soon reappears as The Joker and starts a reign of terror in Gotham City. Meanwhile, reporter Vicki Vale (Kim Basinger) is in the city to do an article on Batman. She soon starts a relationship with Batman's everyday persona, billionaire Bruce Wayne.
Jack Nicholson....Jack Napier
Kim Basinger....Vicki Vale
Robert Wuhl....Alexander Knox
Pat Hingle....Commissioner James Gordon
Billy Dee Williams....Harvey Dent
Michael Gough....Alfred Pennyworth
Jack Palance....Carl Grissom
Jerry Hall....Alicia Hunt
Tracey Walter....Bob the Goon
Lee Wallace....The Mayor
William Hootkins....Lt. Eckhardt
Mac McDonald....Goon (as Mac Macdonald)
Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.