Batman Begins (2005)

Batman Begins Synopsis

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.

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Christopher Nolan Reflects on Origins of Batman Begins

Christopher Nolan Reflects on Origins of Batman Begins

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

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Check Out Cillian Murphy and Anne Hathaway's Batman Auditions

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

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

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

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Darren Aronofsky Directing Batman 4?

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Warner Bros. 2009 Sneak Preview

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Batman Begins Comes to Blu-Ray This July

Batman Begins Comes to Blu-Ray This July

Extras will include an exclusive Dark Knight Prologue.
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Christian Bale Confirms a 3rd Batman Film!

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Warner Planning Batman Begins & Superman Returns Sequels

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Batman Begins Crushes the Competition Once Again

Batman Begins Crushes the Competition Once Again

Nothing can knock Batman from the top of the DVD charts.
Batman Begins Conquer DVD Charts

Batman Begins Conquer DVD Charts

The caped crusader tops boths rental and sales charts.
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CONTEST: Take Home Batman Begins on DVD!

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Batman Remains On Top of the Box Office in Week #2

Batman Remains On Top of the Box Office in Week #2

Taking on approximately $26.8 million at #1 it's second week.
Batman Begins Sets New IMAX Record

Batman Begins Sets New IMAX Record

With estimated domestic grosses of $3.16 million.
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Batman Begins Takes $71.1 Million Over the Weekend

Making a $131 million debut worldwide.
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Batman Begins Takes Over $15 Million in it's First Day of Release

Averaging $4,053 per screen, and ramping up for the weekend.
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SNEAK PREVIEW: Batman Begins

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