Batman Begins: 2-Disc Deluxe Edition (2005) (Rated: PG-13)


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Synopsis...


In BATMAN BEGINS, acclaimed director Christopher Nolan explores the origins of the legendary DARK KNIGHT. In the wake of his parents’ murders, disillusioned heir BRUCE WAYNE (CHRISTIAN BALE) travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. With the help of his trusted butler ALFRED (MICHAEL CAINE), detective JIM GORDON (GARY OLDMAN) and his ally LUCIUS FOX (MORGAN FREEMAN), Wayne returns to GOTHAM CITY and unleashes his alter ego: BATMAN, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and an array of high-tech weaponry to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.

DVD Features...


Scene Access, Trailers, Featurettes, Gallery, Production Notes, Interactive Games, Closed Captioned

Easter Eggs...


Insert the second disc of the DVD set and use the bat symbol to navigate your way through the comic book scenes. Go to the second page and press the DOWN arrow key on your remote control and a crack in the wall will be highlighted. Press ENTER and you will hear how co-writer David S. Goyer began writing the script for the movie.

Now go to page 4 of the main menu, the one where the Scarecrow is holding a cigarette lighter. Press the DOWN arrow key again and the eyes of the Scarecrow will be highlighted. Press the ENTER key now to hear visual effects supervisor Paul Franklin talk about the concept shots using Christian Bale and a digital Batman.

On page 7 is a three panel page with Batman falling out of a window after he inhales the Scarecrow’s fear gas. From the bat symbol, hit the DOWN arrow key and a small spot in the middle panel will be highlighted. Now press the ENTER key and Wayne Enterprises grants you an "All Acces"s look behind the scenes of the making and rehearsing of important scenes from Batman Begins.

The final hidden feature can be found on the final page by pressing the DOWN arrow key, highlighting the page directly under the bat symbol. Press the ENTER key and you will switch the menu from its default comic book style to regular text menus.

Also, throughout the comic book menu you will notice that certain characters, gadgets and weapons names are standing out a bit more than others. You can actually highlight and select these items and retrieve additional information about the characters and items.

Starring...


Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Mark Boone Junior, Linus Roache, Morgan Freeman, Larry Holden, Gerard Murphy, Colin McFarlane, Sara Stewart, Gus Lewis, Richard Brake, Rade Sherbedgia, Emma Lockhart, Christine Adams, Catherine Porter, John Nolan, Karen David, Jonathan D. Ellis, Tamer Hassan, Ronan Leahy, Vincent Wong, Tom Wu, Mark Chiu, Turbo Kong, Stuart Ong, Chike Chan, Tenzin Clive Ball, Tenzin Gyurme, Jamie Cho, David Murray, John Kazek, Darragh Kelly, Patrick Nolan, Joseph Rye, Kwaku Ankomah, Jo Martin, Charles Edwards, Lucy Russell, Tim Deenihan, David Bedella, Flavia Masetto, Emily Steven-Daly, Martin McDougall, Noah Lee Margetts, Joe Hanley, Karl Shiels, Roger Griffiths, Stephen Walters, Richard Laing, Matt Miller, Risteard Cooper, Shane Rimmer, Jeremy Theobald, Alexandra Bastedo, Soo Hee Ding, Con Horgan, Phill Curr, Jack Gleeson, John Judd, Sarah Wateridge, Charlie Kranz, Terry McMahon, Cedric Young, Tim Booth, Tom Nolan, Leon Delroy Williams, Roger Yuan, Joe Sargent, Mel Taylor, Ilyssa Fradin, Andrew Pleavin, Jeff Christian, John Burke, Earlene Bentley, Alex Moggridge, Jay Buozzi, Jordan Shaw, Omar Mostafa, Patrick Pond, Poppy Tierney, Rory Campbell, Fabio Cardascia, Spencer Wilding, Mark Smith, Khan Bonfils, Dave Legeno, Ruben Halse, Rodney Ryan, Dominic Burgess, Nadia Cameron-Blakey, Mark Straker, T J Ramini, Kieran Hurley, Emmanuel Idowu, Jeff Tanner

Directed By...


Christopher Nolan

See Also...


Batman Begins: 2-Disc Deluxe Edition

Technical Details...
Running Time:
 
140 mins
Region:
 
1
Release Date:
 
10/18/05
Picture Format:
 
Anamorphic Widescreen
Soundtrack Languages:
 
English: DD 5.1, French: DD 5.1

UPC:
 
012569-732162
Studio:
 
Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures, Syncopy Films
Genre:
 
Action, Fantasy
Layers:
 
Double-Layered
Subtitles:
 
English, French, Spanish

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