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The Resource Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan

Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan

Label
Batman begins
Title
Batman begins
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As a boy, Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armored suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Batman begins (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Nathan Crowley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements
Language note
English dialogue, optional French dubbed soundtrack, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.5.B375
LC item number
L44 2005
PerformerNote
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
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  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1978-
  • 1976-
  • 1948-
  • 1944-
  • 1959-
  • 1964-
  • 1960-
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  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Roven, Charles
  • Franco, Larry J.
  • Goyer, David S.
  • Bale, Christian
  • Caine, Michael
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Holmes, Katie
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Murphy, Cillian
  • Wilkinson, Tom
  • Hauer, Rutger
  • Watanabe, Ken
  • Boone, Mark
  • Roache, Linus
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Smith, Lee
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Howard, James Newton
  • Crowley, Nathan
  • Kane, Bob
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Legendary Pictures
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
140
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  • Batman
  • Batman
  • Batman
  • Organized crime
  • Criminal behavior
  • Batman (Personaje literario)
  • Crimen organizado
  • Criminal behavior
  • Organized crime
Technique
live action
Label
Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the characters created by Bob Kane and DC Comics
  • Videodisc release of the 2005 motion picture
  • Special features: 'Batman begins' mobile game demo; Web links
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 140 min.)
Isbn
9781419820144
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569594159
  • 012569713390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
59415
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1644610
  • (OCoLC)61273486
  • 1617616
  • (OCoLC)ocm61273486
  • 1617616
  • 1644610
  • 1644610
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the characters created by Bob Kane and DC Comics
  • Videodisc release of the 2005 motion picture
  • Special features: 'Batman begins' mobile game demo; Web links
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 140 min.)
Isbn
9781419820144
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569594159
  • 012569713390
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
59415
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1644610
  • (OCoLC)61273486
  • 1617616
  • (OCoLC)ocm61273486
  • 1617616
  • 1644610
  • 1644610
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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