Batman Begins

Batman Begins

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Average of 8200 ratings: 3.8 Stars

2005 M Contains medium level violence.

As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes, a trauma which led him to become obsessed with revenge but his chance is cruelly taken away from him by fate. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with the dangerous but honorable ninja cult leader known as Ra's Al-Ghul, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City overrun by organised crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system whilst the company he inherited is slowly being pulled out from under him. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona, one which will strike fear into the hearts of men who do wrong - he becomes, Batman. In the new guise, and with the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various nefarious schemes in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right.

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Duration
134 minutes
Studio
Warner Bros

DVD details

Screen Format
2.40:1 Widescreen
Zone
4
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.40:1
Zone
B
Subtitles
English, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Korean, Latin Spanish, Complex Chinese
Audio
English Dolby TrueHD 5.1; English, Brazilian Portuguese, French (Dubbed in Quebec), Korean, Latin Spanish 5.1

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4 by Emily1247

The first Batman movie that actually puts a psychological swing on things and believably allows you to understand the character rather than him being some kind of superman. It shows his past and the... Read more

4 by 40-something

I don't get excited by 'action' movies -- car chases and fight scenes just bore me -- but the write-ups for this movie seemed interesting, so I gave it a shot, and wasn't disappointed. Yes, there are... Read more

5 by Darth Vadertron

A great Batman movie. Was definitely the best Blockbuster of 2005.

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5 by Seafriends

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5 by sandra40

At last the story told as it should be - saw this at the movies and raved for weeks - depth of characters , humour and dedication to the ORIGINAL story superb - instead of the campy over the top offerings... Read more

3 by kensue

It was OK, entertaining without being exceptional. Filled in the history of how it all began. I guess you really have to be a Batman fan to really rate it higher.

2 by Tubbs

It oozes acting talent (deliberately so - see Making Of) but its not a film requiring great acting.The only real highlights are the depiction of Gotham City.

4 by Regal Eagle

I really liked this version of "Batman". It was more believable, showing more of the character himself, and including amazing special effects. Loved the cast of well-known actors/actresses too.

4.5 by crapfinder

one of the most best batsy movies i have ever seen i like scarecrow

4 by Josephe

I quite liked the batman movies and loved this one. How it all began... it seemed very plausible and thoroughly enjoyed all the well known actors in it to boot! The technology, gadgets, wow factor; it had it all. Very entertaining :)