Batman is one of the most popular superheroes of all time. Because of this, he's had more appearances on the big screen than most superheroes.
Batman's first theatrical appearance was 1943's movie serial, starring Lewis Wilson as Batman and Douglas Croft as Robin. Although the serial is mostly forgotten, it was responsible for the creation of Alfred, played by William Austin, and the Batcave.
The second Batman movie serial was 1949's Batman and Robin, starring Robert Lowery as Batman and Johnny Duncan as Robin.
In 1966, a movie based on the Batman television series, called Batman: The Movie,...