"Batman"

<b>"The Dark Knight"</b><br>
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<b>Who felt slighted?</b> The mayor (and town?) of Batman, Turkey<br>
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<b>The charge:</b>  In a weird twist, the mayor of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEFCC000004" title="Batman (fictional character)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/batman-%28fictional-character%29-PEFCC000004.topic">Batman</a>, a small city in southeastern Turkey, planned to sue <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005288" title="Christopher Nolan" href="/topic/entertainment/christopher-nolan-PECLB005288.topic">Christopher Nolan</a>, the director of  " <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000120" title="The Dark Knight (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/the-dark-knight-%28movie%29-ENMV000120.topic">The Dark Knight</a>," and Warner Bros. studios for royalties from the movie.<br>
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In a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harut-sassounian/bizarre-lawsuit-embatmane_b_153175.html">Huffington Post</a> article, the city's mayor "blamed the Batman movie 'for a number of unresolved murders and a high female suicide rate' in his town. He attributed these problems to 'the psychological impact that the film's success has had on the city's inhabitants.' "
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"The Dark Knight"

Who felt slighted? The mayor (and town?) of Batman, Turkey

The charge: In a weird twist, the mayor of Batman, a small city in southeastern Turkey, planned to sue Christopher Nolan, the director of " The Dark Knight," and Warner Bros. studios for royalties from the movie.

In a Huffington Post article, the city's mayor "blamed the Batman movie 'for a number of unresolved murders and a high female suicide rate' in his town. He attributed these problems to 'the psychological impact that the film's success has had on the city's inhabitants.' "

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