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Title Batman begins [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]


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 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  BLU-RAY Batman    ---  Available
Edition Blu-ray.
Description 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note Title from container.
Based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: In-movie experience with Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer and others as they reveal the movie's backstories; the Dark Knight IMAX prologue; Tankman begins: a Batman spoof; Batman - the journey begins: concept, design and development; Shaping mind and body: observe Christian Bale's transformation into Batman; Gotham City rises: witness the creation of Gotham City, the Batcave, Wayne Manor; Cape and cowl: the development of the Batsuit; Batman - the tumbler: the reinvention of the Batmobile; Path to discovery: a look at the first week filming; Saving Gotham City: the development of miniatures, CGI and effects for the Monorail Chase scene; Genesis of the bat: a look at the Dark Knight's incarnation and influences; Reflections on writing Batman begins with David S. Goyer; Digital Batman: the effects; Batman begins stunts; Confidential files: discover facts and story points not in the film; stills gallery; theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Nathan Crowley.
Cast Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman.
Summary After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements.
CHV rating: PG.
OFRB rating: PG.
System Details Blu-ray ; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English, French, Japanese, Portguese, Spanish) ; 1080p High Definition, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; requires Blu-ray player.
Terms Of Use This Blu-ray disc is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language English, French, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue with optional Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf or hard of hearing.
Subject Batman (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Coleccibdn Los delitos -- Teatro.
Fear -- Drama.
Children of murder victims -- Drama.
Criminal investigation -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- Drama.
Good and evil -- Drama.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Thomas, Emma (Motion picture producer)
Roven, Charles.
Franco, Larry J.
Goyer, David S.
Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Bale, Christian, 1974-
Caine, Michael.
Neeson, Liam.
Holmes, Katie, 1978-
Oldman, Gary.
Murphy, Cillian, 1976-
Wilkinson, Tom, 1948-
Hauer, Rutger, 1944-2019
Watanabe, Ken, 1959-
Freeman, Morgan.
Pfister, Wally.
Zimmer, Hans.
Howard, James Newton.
Hemming, Lindy.
Crowley, Nathan.
Kane, Bob. Batman.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Legendary Pictures.
Syncopy (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note French title: Batman, le commencement
ISBN 1419844490 (Blu-ray)
Standard No. 085391115212
Music No. 1000021452 Warner Home Video

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