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Batman begins
Uniform Title:
Batman begins (Motion picture : 2005)
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Blu-ray disc ; 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.

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.
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.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG-13; intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements.

CHV rating: PG.

OFRB rating: PG.


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Blu-ray Disc (BD) Batman (2005)
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