Batman Begins

(2005)

Explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham. Christian Bale stars as Bruce Wayne/Batman; Michael Caine as his trusted butler Alfred; Gary Oldman as Lieutenant James Gordon, a detective on the Gotham police force; Katie Holmes as a childhood friend of Wayne's; Liam Neeson as Wayne's mentor, Henri Ducard; Ken Watanabe as the villainous Ra's Al Ghul; and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, a former board member and sidelined employee of Wayne Enterprises.

Christopher Nolan Reflects on Origins of ‘Batman Begins’

Christopher Nolan Reflects on Origins of ‘Batman Begins’

Batman Begins was released June 15th, 2005.

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Christian Bale Reveals the Origins of His Batman Voice in ‘The Dark Knight’ Trilogy

Christian Bale Reveals the Origins of His Batman Voice in ‘The Dark Knight’ Trilogy

The Dark Knight Rises was released July 20th, 2012.

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Check Out Cillian Murphy and Anne Hathaway's ‘Batman’ Auditions

Check Out Cillian Murphy and Anne Hathaway's ‘Batman’ Auditions

We've already shown you some of the bonus features fans can expect on The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray, which arrives today. In case you haven't had a chance to make it to the store yet, a slew of new behind-the-scenes photos have been released. The first batch features Cillian Murphy auditioning as Batman for Batman Begins, wearing Val Kilmer's suit. Of course, he ended up playing the Scarecrow in this trilogy, but you can check out how he looks in the Batman suit for the first time. In addition, we also have photos from Anne Hathaway's audition for Selina Kyle/Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises, where she beat out other notable actresses such as Kate Mara and Jessica Biel. If that wasn't enough, we also have photos from Aaron Eckhart's makeup tests on The Dark Knight and Tom Hardy's early tests on The Dark Knight Rises. Take a look at these photos, then take a look at all of the special features details on The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray set.

Christopher Nolan's reimagining of the Batman franchise beginning with 2005's Batman Begins enjoyed phenomenal critical and box-office success. Now on September 24, Nolan's three Batman films - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition. The six-disc set will feature all three films with their existing extra content, two new featurettes and exclusive new collectible memorabilia. This must-own collection for fans of DC Comics' Caped Crusader is available in premium packaging and will sell for $99.97 SRP.

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Watch Christopher Nolan Break Down His Original Batman Pitch for Warner Bros.

Watch Christopher Nolan Break Down His Original Batman Pitch for Warner Bros.

With The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray set arriving next week, excerpts from the special features have already started to surface. Earlier today, we showed you Christian Bale's first screen test as Batman opposite Amy Adams, while wearing Val Kilmer's Batman suit. Another video has arrived, featuring director Christopher Nolan, Warner Bros. president Jeff Robinov and Warner Bros. president of production Greg Silverman discussing the filmmaker's early pitch to the studio, and how he envisioned it as being different than any other superhero movie. Take a look at this featurette, which also includes behind-the-scenes footage from this blockbuster trilogy.

Christopher Nolan's reimagining of the Batman franchise beginning with 2005's Batman Begins enjoyed phenomenal critical and box-office success. Now on September 24, Nolan's three Batman films - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition. The six-disc set will feature all three films with their existing extra content, two new featurettes and exclusive new collectible memorabilia. This must-own collection for fans of DC Comics' Caped Crusader is available in premium packaging and will sell for $99.97 SRP.

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Watch Christian Bale's Batman Audition in Val Kilmer's Batsuit!

Watch Christian Bale's Batman Audition in Val Kilmer's Batsuit!

Fans can relive director Christopher Nolan's blockbuster Batman trilogy with The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray, arriving on September 24. Today, we have an excerpt from the special features, which shows star Christian Bale's first screen test as Batman opposite Amy Adams, while wearing Val Kilmer's Batman suit. Director Christopher Nolan also explains what stood out to him about that initial performance, including the actor's decision to give Batman a different voice than Bruce Wayne. Take a look at this behind-the-scenes video, then take a look at the full special features details below.

Christopher Nolan's reimagining of the Batman franchise beginning with 2005's Batman Begins enjoyed phenomenal critical and box-office success. Now on September 24, Nolan's three Batman films - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition. The six-disc set will feature all three films with their existing extra content, two new featurettes and exclusive new collectible memorabilia. This must-own collection for fans of DC Comics' Caped Crusader is available in premium packaging and will sell for $99.97 SRP.

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‘The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition’ Blu-ray Debuts September 24th

‘The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition’ Blu-ray Debuts September 24th

After our report from last week that featured early details on The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition, Warner Bros. officially announced today that the set will debut September 24. We'll bring you the domestic artwork as soon as it is released.

Christopher Nolan's reimagining of the Batman franchise beginning with 2005's Batman Begins enjoyed phenomenal critical and box-office success. Now on September 24, Nolan's three Batman films - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition. The six-disc set will feature all three films with their existing extra content, two new featurettes and exclusive new collectible memorabilia. This must-own collection for fans of DC Comics' Caped Crusader is available in premium packaging and will sell for $99.97 SRP.

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Darren Aronofsky Directing ‘Batman 4’?

The director of ‘The Wolverine’ reveals that he may turn his discarded ‘Batman’ reboot into the next installment of the franchise.

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