Batman Begins

Batman Begins

  • 2005
  • PG-13
  • 140 min
  • USA, UK
  • action, adventure

After witnessing his parents' death, Bruce learns the art of fighting to confront injustice. When he returns to Gotham as Batman, he must stop a secret society that intends to destroy the city.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman

Brooding and dark, but also exciting and smart, Batman Begins is a film that understands the essence of one of the definitive superheroes.

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  • Christopher Nolan
    Christopher Nolan
    Christopher Jonathan James Nolan (born July 30, 1970) is a British/American film director, screenwriter and producer. He is known for writing and directing such critically acclaimed films as Memento (2000), Insomnia (2002), The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), and rebooting the Batman film franchise. Nolan is the founder of the production company Syncopy Films. He often collaborates with...

Main Cast


  • Desson Thomson (Washington Post)

    Here's how any great franchise should start: with care, precision and delicately wrought atmosphere.

  • David Ansen (Newsweek)

    The psychological realism and the science-fiction villainy don't always mesh seamlessly. But unlike so many superheroic summer spectacles, this one actually has a soul behind the special effects.

  • Rene Rodriguez (Miami Herald)

    A mature take on material often relegated to the kiddie file, and it's simply the latest proof that, when treated properly, comic books are a viable art form for all ages. Bring on the sequel.

  • Terry Lawson (Detroit Free Press)

    If you love Batman, then Batman Begins will the best Batman movie ever made. On the other hand, if you love Batman movies, Batman Begins may leave you wondering where the Joker went.

  • Joe Morgenstern (Wall Street Journal)

    Batman Begins summons up moments of great eloquence and power. If only its cast of characters was as fully inhabited as its turbulent city. | Full Review...


Producer: Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry J. Franco, Lorne Orleans

Editor: Lee Smith

Casting: John Papsidera, Lucinda Syson

Director of photography: Wally Pfister

Original music composer: James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer

Costume design: Lindy Hemming

Executive producer: Benjamin Melniker, Michael Uslan

Associate producer: Cheryl A. Tkach

Production design: Nathan Crowley

Sound: Peter Lindsay, Stefan Henrix, David Evans

Visual effects: Janek Sirrs, Chris Corbould, Dan Glass, Paul J. Franklin

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 140 min

Country: USA, UK

Language: English, Mandarin

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS, Sonics-DDP

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Color: Color