Batman: Year One script
Synopsis: Bruce Wayne (Ben McKenzie) fights his new nemesis, Catwoman (Eliza Dushku), while lawman James Gordon (Bryan Cranston) battles corruption in Gotham City.


Listen, a man can't keep cooped up

in one place all the time. He's got

to keep moving, like a shark,

moving, moving, moving, or he dies.

You can't stay stuck in one place,

Bruce It just ain't HEALTHY.

LITTLE AL leaves.

As BRUCE closes the blackout curtain, his gaze lingers across

the street on the girls galore peepshow theater. From the

looks of it, the sleazy sex venue was once a GRAND THEATRE.

But now, on top of its classic, old-world facade, a pink

plastic sign promises 'GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS.' Out front,

prostitutes offer their wares.

CHI-CHI, a young PIMP with long, greasy hair and felt bell

bottoms, SLAPS a fat whore, she CRIES and APOLOGIZES.

Other whores usher men into a brownstone CATHOUSE next door.

BRUCE's gaze travels to a window directly across from his.

Inside the CATHOUSE, a long, lean black woman, SELINA, puts

handcuffs on a skinny man. She wears tight fitting, black


SELINA notices BRUCE and gives him a playful wave. He closes

the curtains. Leaving us alone in


BRUCE sits and writes a letter.


September 4. Dear Father, I am

still confused. What are you trying

to tell me? What do you want from

me? Please, I don't understand.

Your son, Bruce.

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Tab Murphy

Tab Murphy is an American screenwriter who works in movies and television, notable for writing Disney movies, like The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Atlantis: The Lost Empire, and for directed Last of the Dogmen. more…

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