Batman Begins (2005)
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan
Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Ruger Hauer Ken Watanabe / Mark Boone Jr. / Linus Roache / Morgan Freeman / Larry Holden / Gerard Murphy / Colin McFarlane / Sarah Stewart / Garcia S. Lewis/ Richard Blake/ Rade Serbedzija/ Emma Lockhart/ Christine Adams/ Katherine Porter/ John Nolan/ Jack Gleeson/ .. .
Genre: Drama / Science Fiction / Action / Thriller / Crime
Region: US / UK
Language: English / Urdu / Mandarin
Released: 2005-06-29 (Mainland China) / 2005-06-15 (USA)
Length: 140 minutes
Also known as: Batman Begins: First Begins / Batman Begins (Taiwan) / Batman-First Begins (Hong Kong) / Batman Begins / Batman 5 / Batman is Born
Rating: IMDB 8.2 / Rotten Tomatoes 84%
Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) is angry as a child when he witnessed his parents being shot dead in the streets of Gotham city. After inheriting his father’s millions, Wayne began to travel around the world, hoping to avenge and fight crime on his own!
In order to understand the psychology of criminals, Wayne personally embodied the feeling of crime in Asia and was finally arrested and imprisoned. In prison he met duka, a martial arts expert who taught Wayne martial arts and tenacity. Wayne was quickly spotted by the mysterious Shadow Ninja League, and Master Ninja has always wanted to invite him to join.
Wayne soon discovered that the Shadow Ninja League had other plans for his hometown Gotham City, so he resolutely returned to his hometown. Wayne discovered a basement in his own estate, and since then he has an extra identity—batman. Batman begins to fight against the darkness that hangs over Gotham City.
“Batman Begins” is a superhero film released in 2005, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as the iconic DC Comics character, Batman. The film explores the origin story of Bruce Wayne, a wealthy industrialist who becomes the Caped Crusader to protect the people of Gotham City from the criminal underworld that threatens to destroy it.
After witnessing his parents’ murder as a child, Bruce travels the world in search of ways to fight injustice and fear. He meets Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), a member of the League of Shadows, who teaches him the skills he needs to become a vigilante. Upon his return to Gotham, Bruce creates the Batman persona to fight against the city’s corrupt and powerful crime lords, including the sinister Scarecrow (Cillian Murphy) and the ruthless Ra’s al Ghul (Ken Watanabe).
“Batman Begins” was both a critical and commercial success, grossing over $373 million worldwide and receiving praise for its dark and realistic take on the Batman character, as well as its strong performances and expert direction by Christopher Nolan. The film’s exploration of the psychology of fear and the nature of justice have been praised as a fresh and innovative approach to the superhero genre, and it has since been credited with revitalizing the Batman film franchise.
The film’s success spawned two sequels, “The Dark Knight” (2008) and “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012), both of which continued to explore the complex character of Batman and his relationship with the city of Gotham. Overall, “Batman Begins” is considered a classic in the superhero film genre and a groundbreaking achievement in comic book adaptations.