Batman fanatics know that "The Dark Knight Rises" director Christopher Nolan's version of the iconic character is dark, serious and stoic. But that's hardly the only way to imagine him. The superhero could easily be overly-confident, ludicrous and downright batty -- which is how he appears in a hilarious series of video parodies. From a Lady Gaga-inspired "Joker Face" to a "real" Batman running loose around a city, the parodies in the slideshow below are sure to satisfy your Batman cravings until the film hits theaters tomorrow!
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Movie Villain Medley
Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" is brilliant when re-imagined as "Joker Face." With lyrics like, "Can't read my, can't read my, can't read my Joker face, 'cause I'm a psychopathic killer," this clever spoof pays homage to our favorite villain in true Gaga style.
The Rainbow Knight
This mashup of <em>My Little Pony</em> visuals with <em>The Dark Knight</em> audio is part cute, part creepy. Who knew ponies could sound so sinister?
Batman - The Dark Knight In Real Life
Think Batman isn't real? Think again. Watch as he makes a run through a city IRL, careening down streets and narrowly avoiding knocking down pedestrians on his way.
The 'I'm Batman!' Supercut
You've heard Batman's iconic catchphrase, but this supercut takes it to a whole new level. Hear it from Lady Gaga, <em>Saturday Night Live, Robot Chicken, </em>and, of course, the Dark Knight himself.
The Lion King Rises: (Original) Dark Knight Rises Trailer Parody
One creative YouTuber noticed the audio of <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em> trailer fit perfectly with visuals from<em> The Lion King</em>. The result? Gotham City comes to the savannah!
Jimmy Fallon: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Trailer Narrated By Pee-Wee Herman
<em>Late Night With Jimmy Fallon</em> put together a mock trailer featuring Pee-Wee Herman-style voices that make even the movie's most serious moments impossible not to laugh at.
Dark Knight Birthday
Batman's domain is fighting evil and saving the city, not kids' birthday parties. After this sketch comedy clip, you'll see why...
The Dark Knight: Unemployed (Part 1)
What happens when peace is restored to Gotham City and Batman's out of work? He gets a little restless and turns to less urgent matters -- like clogged toilets.