Right up there with the cinematic debate over which actor played James Bond best is the heated argument among fans about who is the best Batman on the big screen. Each actor’s work was clearly influenced by the director, time period and source material of their film i.e. Dick Sprang era crusader vs Frank Miller’s Batman. So while there are obvious differences between, say, George Clooney’s superhero in Batman & Robin and Christian Bale’s tortured Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knightwe’re not going to pick best and worst.
Click on the gallery above to see the eight actors who wore the coveted hood on the big screen and judge for yourself.