The Batman Netflix Release Date | When is The Batman Coming to Netflix?

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The Batman is a 2022 movie scheduled for its theatrical release on March 4, 2002. The movie is a crime-thriller with heavy inspiration from the noir genre according to Matt Reeves, who is the director of the movie. The movie will debut Robert Pattinson’s Batman and Zoe Kravitz’s Catwoman.

People all over the world have been dying to go to the theaters and be the first to tell others about their experiences. The hype for this movie is real and it already has bookings for more than $225 million, getting a head start. The Pattinson/Kravitz starrer will air tomorrow, on March 4 across the world. 

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However, there are users who either don’t believe the hype despite the positive ratings or just don’t feel like blowing their money on theaters. Some don’t even want to go to theaters because the movie is in its early days and therefore, all of the theaters will be overcrowded, making the experience somewhat frustrating. These users just want to watch the movie from the comfort of their homes, with their families or with their friends and have fun while doing it. They want to be able to pause and resume the movie at their will and prefer the home experience over the theatrical one. As such, what these users are looking for is the movie’s release date.

The Batman (2022) – HBO Release Date

Now we all know, the movie is not going to be released for home media anytime soon. And the earliest date we can experience this movie at home is 21st April 2022 when Batman releases on HBO Max.

However, HBO isn’t accessible everywhere in the world and is available mostly to the USA, most of South America and a few nations of Europe. What people are really looking for, is when the movie is going to be released on Netflix. 

The Batman 2022 Netflix Release Date | When is The Batman Coming to Netflix?

Unfortunately, there is no official news of The Batman (2022) releasing on Netflix at the moment. We tried to collect information from all sources but there is no news of The Batman movie making its debut on Netflix. In fact, since it’s a Warner Bros. Movie, a group that also owns DC Comics, The Batman franchise and HBO Max, it is almost 100% certain this movie will be exclusive to HBO Max for a good while.

When the movie airs on HBO Max around 19th April 2022, HBO Max will be the only VOD streaming platform for Batman. So if you wish to stream The Batman on Netflix, we are sorry to inform you that right now, there is no hope. But if you wish to watch all the superhero action from your home and can get an HBO subscription using the method below, you can watch The Batman 2022 on HBO Max.

How To Watch The Batman On HBO Max from Anywhere

The Batman 2022 will have rights on issues because Warner owns both Batman and HBO, and because HBO is only available in certain countries. However, with this trick, you can stream The Batman on HBO once it’s out.

  1. Get ExpressVPN for HBO Max (Get 12+3 months free with this special offer)
  2. Download the app on your device or just open hbomax.com on your browser
  3. Get an HBO subscription using this linked method
  4. Connect to a US server/IP address from the list (US)
  5. Open HBO Max on your device
  6. Search The Batman 2022 on HBO Max
  7. Enjoy the movie

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The Batman 2022 Plot – What to Expect from The Batman

The story borrows some elements from Year One comics and follows the life of the up-and-coming crime-fighting vigilante known as Batman. This young Batman is now pursuing a serial killer who is challenging Batman and GCPD’s detective skills. As Batman inches closer to cracking the case, he realizes that things are more twisted than he could ever have imagined and must now make hard choices to bring the much-deserved peace and justice to the city.

The Batman 2022 – Cast

The Batman 2022 has a star-studded cast to its name. Some of the biggest names in the movie include:

  • Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne and Batman: A Billionaire playboy philanthropist by day, Gotham’s finest protector by night.
  • Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle and Catwoman: A cat burglar and the very opposite of Batman
  • Paul Dano as Edward Nashton AKA Riddler: A self-obsessed criminal with a penchant for testing others’ witts
  • Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon: An ally of Batman and the best GCPD has to offer
  • John Turturro as Carmine Falcone: A crime lord running a mafia in Gotham
  • Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson: District Attorney of Gotham City
  • Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth: Bruce Wayne’s faithful butler as well as his father figure and mentor of sorts
  • Colin Farrell as Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot AKA Penguin: An up-and-coming crime lord in Gotham City

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Frequently Asked Questions to Watch The Batman on Netflix & Online

1- Is The Batman On HBO Or Netflix? Will Batman 2022 Come To Netflix?

It is on neither platform. However, The Batman will be exclusive to HBO Max from 19th April onwards when it is made available for stream on HBO Max only.

2- Where Can I Stream The Batman 2022?

Right now, the theater is your only bet of catching The Batman movie. If you can wait 45 days, then you will be able to stream The Batman on HBO Max. if you’re not in the US, follow the linked page to see how you can stream HBO Max in the UK, Australia, Canada, or from anywhere in the world so you can watch The Batman 2022 online.

3- Will The Batman Be On Amazon Prime Video?

Sorry. Much like Netflix, The Batman will not be on Amazon Prime Video. There is no news of The Batman 2022 landing on Amazon now or even later in the future and the fact, that Waner owns both HBO and DC makes it almost impossible for The Batman 2022 to ever land on Amazon Prime.

4- How Many Batman Movies Are There?

The first Batman movie hit theaters in 1989. Ever since, we have had a total of 14 movies (counting Justice League, ZSJL movies as separate projects and also counting upcoming movies where Batman makes an appearance) where Batman has made a live-action appearance with 9 movies being solo Batman movies.

The crimefighting superhero is also scheduled to be in the upcoming Flash movie. Movies where Batman has made a live-action appearance include:

  1. Batman (1989)
  2. Batman Returns (1992)
  3. Batman Forever (1995)
  4. Batman & Robin (1997)
  5. Batman Begins (2005)
  6. The Dark Knight (2008)
  7. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  8. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  9. Suicide Squad (2016)
  10. Justice League (2017)
  11. Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
  12. The Batman (2022)
  13. The Flash (2022)
  14. Batgirl (2022)

5- Is There Any Batman Movie On Netflix?

Yes, you’re in luck. At the moment, there are 4 Batman movies on Netflix right now. Two of these are live-action movies from the Nolan trilogy, Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, while the other two include Batman: The Killing Joke and LEGO DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered.

6- When Will The Batman Hit Theaters?

The Batman hits theaters on 4th March 2022. It will also arrive in theaters in some parts of the world on 3rd March 2022. 

7- Will The Batman 2022 Have A Sequel?

Yes, there are plans for two sequels and two spin-off series for Robert Pattinson’s The Batman 2022.

8- What Channel Will The Batman Be On?

The Batman will be exclusive to HBO Max once it airs on the HBO Max on 19th April 2022.

9- Is HBO Max Free?

No. Unfortunately, HBO Max requires a paid subscription and is exclusive to the US. The minimum cost of the HBO Max plan is USD 9.99 a month. 

10- Is HBO Max Available Outside The US?

Sadly, HBO Max is only available to the US, some South American and a handful of European countries. If you wish to unblock HBO Max from UK or anywhere else, then use a VPN.

11- Where to watch The Batman (2022) in Australia and New Zealand?

The Batman movie will exclusively stream on HBO Max in the United States. If you are from outside the US and want to stream The Batman from Australia and New Zealand then get a VPN and watch it on HBO Max.

If you are wondering if The Batman movie will land on Stan, Binge or Noen TV then don’t wait, because we don’t have any confirmation about the movie streaming on any other VOD services except HBO Max.

12- Where is The Batman streaming in the United Kingdom?

If you are wondering where you can watch The Batman in UK then the only answer you will find is on HBO Max. We don’t have any information on whether the movie will be available on BBC iPlayer, Sky Go or Virgin TV Go.

The Batman (2022) Reviews And Ratings

The Batman has been rated positively by all major critics around the world. It is getting nothing but praise from fans and critics alike. IGN has rated the movie a perfect 10/10. On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie holds a score of 86%. IMDb has rated The Batman 2022 8.9/10 while Roger Ebert gave the movie a 3.5/4 star score.

Wrap Up

At the moment of writing this blog piece, the release date for The Batman on Netflix is still not confirmed. We will update this blog once the date is confirmed by Netflix. We have listed some alternate ways through which you can easily stream The Batman on HBO Max outside the United States.

Written by Mickel Clark

Mickel is a streaming aficionado who loves nothing more than to pen down his thoughts about the movies, anime and TV shows he has watched and likes sharing hacks on how to stream them online.