30 Truly Awful Lines That Ruined Comic Book Movies
30. “I am Catwoman, hear me roar!” – Batman Returns
Do cats roar? No, didn’t think so, but then “I am Catwoman, watch me wretch up a hairball” or “I am Catwoman, hear me miaow” doesn’t really have the same ring, no matter how little Catwoman’s attempt at an iconic catchphrase is.
We get it, it’s a play on the “I am woman…” empowerment speech, but the pun makes no sense, and it feels like pointless posturing from the otherwise genius villain.
29. “A man can always tell when a woman is pretending… especially Superman.” – Superman Returns
Sex jokes from Superman. Really?! There’s emphasising Superman’s more human side in his occasional sexual urges, but this nod to Supes somehow possessing the capability to spot a fake orgasm is an unnecessary, silly joke that just about pushes Superman’s oddly maniacal appreciation of Pink out as the stupidest sexualised reference in the series.