You can bring the first wave of Batman films home in 1080p this March. Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1997 will be released in a new five-disc set on Blu-ray on March 10. This five disc set will be priced at $129.95 and will include the films

Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, and each film will have a Digital Copy as well.

Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1997

This year the Bat goes Blu... Batman - Batman (Michael Keaton) vs. The Joker (Jack Nicholson) in the amazing first extravaganza! With Kim Basinger. Batman Returns - The Bat (Michael Keaton), the Cat (Michelle Pfeiffer), the Penguin (Danny DeVito). And Christopher Walken, too! Batman Forever - Riddle me this: The Dark Knight (Val Kilmer) bat-battles Two-Face (Tommy Lee Jones) and the Riddler (Jim Carrey). With Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell. Batman & Robin - Will Mr. Freeze (Arnold Schwarzenegger) put the world on ice? George Clooney wears the hero's cape. Also with Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone. All four box office hits on Blu-Ray for the very first time!

Special Features:


Behind the Story

- Commentary by director Tim Burton

- On the set with Bob Kane

Legends of the DARK KNIGHT: The History of BATMAN - The BATMAN Comic Book Saga as reinvented and reinterpreted over nearly seven decades

Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the DARK KNIGHT Parts 1-3:

- The Road to GOTHAM

- The Gathering Storm

- The Legend Reborn

Beyond BATMAN (Documentary Gallery):

- Visualizing GOTHAM: The production design of BATMAN

- Building the BATMOBILE

- Those Wonderful Toys: The Props and Gadgets of BATMAN

- Designing the BAT-SUIT

- From Jack to THE JOKER

Nocturnal Overtures: The Music of BATMAN

- Music Videos - Three Music Videos by Prince

- Batdance

- Partyman

- Scandalous

- Extras

BATMAN: The Heroes (Profile Galleries)






Batman: The Villains (Profile Galleries)



- BATMAN: The Complete ROBIN Storyboard Sequence


- Theatrical trailer

Batman Returns

Behind the Story

- Commentary by Tim Burton - Sit with director Tim Burton and explore this dark sequel

- THE BAT, THE CAT and THE PENGUIN - Cast and crew recall the making of this equally spectacular sequel

- Shadows of the Bat Pt. 4: Dark Side of the Knight - Hear from the cast and crew to learn how this sequel came to be

BATMAN: The Heroes



BATMAN: The Villains





- GOTHAM CITY Revisited: The Production Design of BATMAN Returns

- Sleek, Sexy and Sinister: The Costumes of BATMAN Returns

- Making-up THE PENGUIN

- Assembling the Arctic Army

- Bats, Mattes and Dark Nights: The Visual Effects of BATMAN

- Inside the Elfman Studio: The Music of BATMAN Returns

Music Videos

- Face to Face Music Video by Souixsie and the Banshees


- Theatrical trailer

Batman Forever

Behind the Story

- Commentary by director Joel Schumacher

- RIDDLER ME THIS: Why is BATMAN Forever? - How a new director and cast created a new vision of Gotham's classic good and bad guys

- Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the DARK KNIGHT Part 5: Reinventing a Hero - The BATMAN Franchise is reenergized with a new look and new characters , bringing fun to the set and success at the box office

Beyond BATMAN (Documentary Gallery)

- Out of the Shadows: The production design of Batman Forever - Barbara Ling explains how each location in famed Gotham City was modernized and customized to each character

- The Many faces of GOTHAM CITY - See how the costumes and make-up of Batman Forever contributes to the new and edgy look.

- Knight Moves: The Stunts of Batman Forever - Go behind the scenes with stuntman Keith Campbell, as he demonstrates how some of the most difficult stunts are set-up and executed

- Imaging Forever: The Visual Effects of Batman Forever - A look back at the special effects of the movie, at the beginning of the Digital Age of movie-making

- Scoring Forever: The Music of Batman Forever - Sit in on a scoring session of Batman Forever and listen to composer Elliot Goldenthal as he discusses the sound chosen for the movie.

Additional Footage

- Escape from ARKHAM ASYLUM

- TWO-FACE's hate

- Beauty and the BATMAN

- Dick's pain

- Bruce's dilemma

- The secret of the BATCAVE

- Does it ever end?

Music Video

- Kiss from a Rose Music Video by Seal


- Batman: The Heroes - Brief character analyses of the characters of BATMAN -heroes by the filmmakers, cast and fans




BATMAN: The Villains - Brief character analyses of the characters of BATMAN villains by the filmmakers, cast and fans




- Theatrical trailer

Batman & Robin

Behind the Story

- Commentary by director Joel Schumacher

- Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight Part 6: BATMAN Unbound - Cast and crew discuss the casting, controversies, and fan anticipation and reaction to the fourth installment of the BATMAN Franchise.

Beyond BATMAN Documentary Gallery

- Bigger, Bolder, Brighter: The production design of BATMAN and ROBIN - Take a look behind the scenes of the biggest character environments and the unique new inventions

- Maximum Overdrive: The Vehicles of BATMAN and ROBIN - Highlights on the redesign of the Batmobile, ROBIN's motorcycle, and the Mr. Freeze machine

- Dressed to Thrill: The Costumes of BATMAN and ROBIN - The design and manufacturing of the hot and heavy, and certain anatomically correct costumes is discussed by the costume crew

- Frozen Freaks and Femme Fatales: The Makeup of BATMAN and ROBIN - Check out all of the details that go into the special effects make-up and hair as the crew transforms the actors into their characters

- Freeze Frame: The Visual Effects of BATMAN and ROBIN - With more technology available than previously seen in BATMAN movies, filmmakers pushed the envelope in using visual effects

Additional footage

- Deleted Scene: ALFRED's Lost Love

Music Videos

- The End is the Beginning is the End by the Smashing Pumpkins

- Look into My Eyes by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

- Gotham City by R. Kelly

- Foolish Games by Jewel