Batman Begins

Synopsis: When his parents are killed, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne relocates to Asia where he is mentored by Henri Ducard and Ra's Al Ghul in how to fight evil. When learning about the plan to wipe out evil in Gotham City by Ducard, Bruce prevents this plan from getting any further and heads back to his home. Back in his original surroundings, Bruce adopts the image of a bat to strike fear into the criminals and the corrupt as the icon known as 'Batman'. But it doesn't stay quiet for long.
Genre: Action, Adventure
Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 72 nominations.
 
IMDB:
8.3
Metacritic:
70
Rotten Tomatoes:
84%
PG-13
Year:
2005
140 min
$204,100,000
Website
277 Views

Rachel, let me see.

- Can l see?

- Finders keepers. And l found it.

ln my garden.

Finders keepers.

Bruce?

Bruce?

Mom! Mr. Alfred!

Did you have dream?

Nightmare.

Worse than this place?

They are going to fight you.

- Again?

- Until they kill you.

Can they kill me before breakfast?

You are in hell, little man.

And l am the devil.

You're not the devil.

You're practice.

Solitary.

- Why?

- For protection.

- l don't need protection.

- Protection for them.

Get in.

Are you so

desperate to fight criminals...

...that you lock yourself in

to take them on one at a time?

Actually, there were seven of them.

l counted six, Mr. Wayne.

How do you know my name?

The world is too small for someone

like Bruce Wayne to disappear...

...no matter how deep

he chooses to sink.

Who are you?

My name is merely Ducard,

but l speak for Ra's al Ghul...

...a man greatly feared

by the criminal underworld.

A man who can offer you a path.

What makes you think l need a path?

Someone like you

is only here by choice.

You have been exploring

the criminal fraternity...

...but whatever

your original intentions...

...you have become truly lost.

And what path can Ra's al Ghul offer?

The path of a man

who shares his hatred of evil...

...and wishes to serve true justice.

The path of the League of Shadows.

- You're vigilantes.

- No, no, no.

A vigilante is just a man lost in

the scramble for his own gratification.

He can be destroyed or locked up.

But if you make yourself more

than just a man...

...if you devote yourself to an ideal...

...and if they can't stop you...

...then you become

something else entirely.

Which is?

Legend, Mr. Wayne.

Tomorrow, you will be released.

lf you are bored of brawling with thieves

and want to achieve something...

...there is a rare blue flower

that grows on the eastern slopes.

Pick one of these flowers.

lf you can carry it

to the top of the mountain...

...you may find what you were

looking for in the first place.

And what was l looking for?

Only you can know that.

You turn back. You go back.

Ra's al Ghul?

Wait.

What are you seeking?

l seek...

...the means to fight injustice.

To turn fear...

...against those

who prey on the fearful.

To manipulate the fears in others...

...you must first master your own.

Are you ready to begin?

l can... l can barely stand.

Death does not wait

for you to be ready!

Death is not considerate or fair!

And make no mistake,

here you face death.

Tiger.

Jujitsu.

Panther.

You're skilled. But this is not a dance.

And you are afraid.

But not of me.

Tell us, Mr. Wayne...

...what do you fear?

Bruce?

lt's okay. lt's okay.

You'll be okay.

Will we be needing

an ambulance, Master Wayne?

No, l'll set the bone

and take him for an x-ray later.

Very good, sir.

l'm very sorry, sir. l've told...

Don't worry. lt's fine.

Took quite a fall,

didn't we, Master Bruce?

And why do we fall?

So we can learn to pick ourselves up.

Just a little fall.

lt's just a small fracture.

The bats again?

You know why they attacked you,

don't you?

- They were afraid of you.

- Afraid of me?

All creatures feel fear.

Even the scary ones?

Especially the scary ones.

l got something to show you.

- You think your mother will like them?

- Yeah.

l think it's time to get up.

- Maybe.

No going back to bed.

Did you build this train, Dad?

Gotham's been good to our family,

but the city's been suffering.

People less fortunate than us

have been enduring very hard times.

So we built a new, cheap, public

transportation system to unite the city.

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Christopher Nolan

Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century. more…

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