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Batman Begins movie poster
In Movie Theaters:Wednesday, June 15, 2005      
On Blu-ray & DVD:Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Released; Now Available Buy or Rent Availability
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Companies: Warner Bros. Pictures & 2 more


for intense action violence, disturbing images, and some thematic elements.


The film explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham. In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He returns to Gotham and unveils his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect, and an array of high-tech tools to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.

Oscar Nominations of 2005:
  • Best Cinematography
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Additional Notes:

Based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.

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    Related Movies—Batman Franchise:

    The Dark Knight (2008)
    The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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