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Release Date: June 15th, 2005

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2005

PG-13|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
A young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels to the Far East, where he's trained in the martial arts by Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson), a member of the mysterious League of Shadows. When Ducard reveals the League's true purpose -- the complete destruction of Gotham City -- Wayne returns to Gotham intent on cleaning up the city without resorting to murder. With the help of Alfred (Michael Caine), his loyal butler, and Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman), a tech expert at Wayne Enterprises, Batman is born.

Cast: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer

Director: Christopher Nolan

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Di Bonaventura Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Sacrifice, Transformation, Suspenseful, Police officer, Revenge

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Awards

Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)