• Action
    Adventure
    Fantasy
  • Rated: -10,PG,B,13+,M,12A,10,12,PG-13,K12,15 r,SAM 13
  • Director: Christopher Nolan, Larry J. Franco
  • Writer: David Goyer, Bob Kane, Christopher Nolan
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Batman Begins is a 2005 thriller-superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman, co-written and directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, and Morgan Freeman. The film reboots the Batman film series, telling the origin story of the title character (Bale), from his alter ego Bruce Wayne's initial fear of bats, the death of his parents, his journey to become Batman, and his fight to stop Ra's al Ghul (Neeson) and the Scarecrow (Murphy) from plunging Gotham City into chaos. It draws inspiration from classic comic book storylines such as The Man Who Falls, Batman: Year One, and Batman: The Long Halloween. After a series of unsuccessful projects to resurrect Batman on screen following the critical failure and box office disappointment of Batman & Robin (1997), Nolan and David S. Goyer began to work on the film in early 2003 and aimed for a darker and more realistic tone, with humanity and realism being the basis of the film. The goal was to get the audience to care for both Batman and Bruce Wayne. The film, which was primarily shot in Iceland and Chicago, relied on traditional stunts and miniatures, while computer-generated imagery was used minimally. Batman Begins opened on June 15, 2005, in the United States and Canada in 3,858 theaters. It grossed over $48 million in its opening weekend in North America, eventually grossing over $374 million worldwide. The film received positive reviews and is considered by many to be one of the best superhero films of the 2000s. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography and three BAFTA awards. It is followed by The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012) in a continual story-arc, which has later been referred to as The Dark Knight Trilogy.
  • Action
    Adventure
    Fantasy
  • Rated: -10,PG,B,13+,M,12A,10,12,PG-13,K12,15 r,SAM 13
  • Director: Christopher Nolan, Larry J. Franco
  • Writer: David Goyer, Bob Kane, Christopher Nolan

  • Christian Bale
    Michael Caine
    Liam Neeson
    Katie Holmes
    Gary Oldman
    Cillian Murphy
    Tom Wilkinson
    Rutger Hauer
    Ken Watanabe
    Mark Boone Junior
    Linus Roache
    Morgan Freeman
    Gus Lewis
    Sara Stewart
    Larry Holden

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  • (2005)

  • Action
    Adventure
    Fantasy
  • Rated: -10,PG,B,13+,M,12A,10,12,PG-13,K12,15 r,SAM 13
  • Director: Christopher Nolan, Larry J. Franco
  • Writer: David Goyer, Bob Kane, Christopher Nolan

Synopsis

Batman Begins is a 2005 thriller-superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman, co-written and directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, and Morgan Freeman. The film reboots the Batman film series, telling the origin story of the title character (Bale), from his alter ego Bruce Wayne's initial fear of bats, the death of his parents, his journey to become Batman, and his fight to stop Ra's al Ghul (Neeson) and the Scarecrow (Murphy) from plunging Gotham City into chaos. It draws inspiration from classic comic book storylines such as The Man Who Falls, Batman: Year One, and Batman: The Long Halloween. After a series of unsuccessful projects to resurrect Batman on screen following the critical failure and box office disappointment of Batman & Robin (1997), Nolan and David S. Goyer began to work on the film in early 2003 and aimed for a darker and more realistic tone, with humanity and realism being the basis of the film. The goal was to get the audience to care for both Batman and Bruce Wayne. The film, which was primarily shot in Iceland and Chicago, relied on traditional stunts and miniatures, while computer-generated imagery was used minimally. Batman Begins opened on June 15, 2005, in the United States and Canada in 3,858 theaters. It grossed over $48 million in its opening weekend in North America, eventually grossing over $374 million worldwide. The film received positive reviews and is considered by many to be one of the best superhero films of the 2000s. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography and three BAFTA awards. It is followed by The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012) in a continual story-arc, which has later been referred to as The Dark Knight Trilogy.

Starring
  • Christian Bale
    Michael Caine
    Liam Neeson
    Katie Holmes
    Gary Oldman
    Cillian Murphy
    Tom Wilkinson
    Rutger Hauer
    Ken Watanabe
    Mark Boone Junior
    Linus Roache
    Morgan Freeman
    Gus Lewis
    Sara Stewart
    Larry Holden