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Batman Begins


The Numbers Rating: 7.94 (191 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $205,343,774
International Box Office$167,955,000
Worldwide Box Office$373,298,774
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$150,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 15th, 2005 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: October 18th, 2005 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements
Franchise: Batman
Keywords: Hallucinations, Film Noir, Corrupt Cops, Visual Effects, D.C. Comics, IMAX: DMR
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Ad Budget (Nielsen):$44,400,000
Running Time:140 minutes
US TV Rights (FX, AMC, June 2005):$25,000,000

Synopsis

This movie tells the story of how Bruce Wayne became Batman, and his first battle against crime, The Scarecrow and a mysterious enemy. This movie is directed by Christopher Nolan (Memento) and Christian Bale (Empire of the Sun/American Psycho) plays Batman.

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Cast

Christian Bale    Batman/Bruce Wayne
Michael Caine    Alfred Pennyworth
Liam Neeson    Henri Ducard
Katie Holmes    Rachel Dodson
Gary Oldman    Sgt. Jim Gordon
Cillian Murphy    Dr. Jonathan Crane
Tom Wilkinson    Carmine Falcone
Rutger Hauer    Mr. Earle
Ken Watanabe    Ra's Al Ghul
Mark Boone Jr.    Flass
Linus Roache    Dr. Thomas Wayne
Morgan Freeman    Lucius Fox
Gus Lewis    Bruce Wayne (age 8)
Sara Stewart    Martha Wayne
Dave Legeno    League of Shadow Warriors

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Christopher Nolan
Executive Producer    Benjamin Melniker
Executive Producer    Michael E. Uslan
Producer    Charles Roven
Producer    Emma Thomas
Producer    Larry J. Franco
Screenwriter    Christopher Nolan
Screenwriter    David S. Goyer
Character Creator    Bob Kane
Cinematographer    Wally Pfister
Editor    Lee Smith
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Composer    James Newton Howard
Production Designer    Nathan Crowley
Supervising Art Director    Simon Lamont
Senior Art Director    Alan Tomkins
Art Director    Dominic Masters
Art Director    Peter Francis
Art Director    Paul Kirby
Set Decorator    Simon Wakefield
Set Decorator    Paki Smith
Costume Designer    Lindy Hemming
Set Decorator    Peter Lindsay
Re-recording Mixer    Lora Hirschberg
Re-recording Mixer    Gary A. Rizzo
Supervising Sound Editor    David G. Evans
Supervising Sound Editor    Stefan Henrix
Visual Effects Supervisor    Janek Sirrs
Visual Effects Supervisor    Dan Glass
Special Effects Supervisor    Chris Corbould
Associate Producer    Cheryl A. Tkach
Assistant Director    Cliff Lanning
Stunt Coordinator    Sy Hollands
Casting Director    John Papsidera
Casting Director    Lucinda Syson

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/06/17 1 $48,745,440   3,858 $12,635   $72,896,986 5
2005/06/24 1 $27,589,389 -43% 3,858 $7,151   $122,511,813 12
2005/07/01 2 $15,609,638 -43% 3,765 $4,146   $151,070,575 19
2005/07/08 3 $10,012,444 -36% 3,344 $2,994   $171,901,777 26
2005/07/15 5 $6,035,300 -40% 2,810 $2,148   $183,140,850 33
2005/07/22 9 $4,727,469 -22% 2,275 $2,078   $191,105,194 40
2005/07/29 13 $2,448,225 -48% 1,601 $1,529   $195,875,532 47
2005/08/05 13 $1,822,445 -26% 1,192 $1,529   $199,088,386 54
2005/08/12 16 $1,050,497 -42% 710 $1,480   $201,149,986 61
2005/08/19 19 $632,369 -40% 397 $1,593   $202,285,638 68
2005/08/26 22 $445,373 -30% 296 $1,505   $203,019,055 75
2005/09/02 26 $348,212 -22% 237 $1,469   $203,550,460 82
2005/09/09 21 $440,469 +26% 541 $814   $204,145,879 89
2005/09/16 25 $343,694 -22% 444 $774   $204,646,787 96
2005/09/23 31 $171,417 -50% 320 $536   $204,910,076 103
2005/09/30 40 $115,230 -33% 244 $472   $205,085,404 110
2005/10/07 47 $70,479 -39% 161 $438   $205,197,285 117
2005/10/14 53 $53,633 -24% 85 $631   $205,279,168 124
2005/10/21 65 $27,082 -50% 40 $677   $205,324,662 131
2005/10/28 82 $10,528 -61% 18 $585   $205,343,774 138

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/06/15 1 $15,068,368   3,718 $4,053   $15,068,368 1
2005/06/16 1 $9,083,178 -40% 3,718 $2,443   $24,151,546 2
2005/06/17 1 $15,072,242 +66% 3,858 $3,907   $39,223,788 3
2005/06/18 1 $18,017,047 +20% 3,858 $4,670   $57,240,835 4
2005/06/19 1 $15,656,151 -13% 3,858 $4,058   $72,896,986 5
2005/06/20 1 $6,627,412 -58% 3,858 $1,718   $79,524,398 6
2005/06/21 1 $5,404,419 -18% 3,858 $1,401   $84,928,817 7
2005/06/22 1 $5,518,167 +2% 3,858 $1,430   $90,446,984 8
2005/06/23 1 $4,475,440 -19% 3,858 $1,160   $94,922,424 9
2005/06/24 1 $8,269,743 +85% 3,858 $2,144   $103,192,167 10
2005/06/25 1 $10,664,330 +29% 3,858 $2,764   $113,856,497 11
2005/06/26 1 $8,655,316 -19% 3,858 $2,243   $122,511,813 12
2005/06/27 1 $4,010,038 -54% 3,858 $1,039   $126,521,851 13
2005/06/28 1 $3,727,338 -7% 3,858 $966   $130,249,189 14
2005/06/29 2 $2,574,479 -31% 3,858 $667   $132,823,668 15
2005/06/30 2 $2,637,269 +2% 3,858 $684   $135,460,937 16
2005/07/01 2 $4,574,190 +73% 3,765 $1,215   $140,035,127 17
2005/07/02 2 $5,675,913 +24% 3,765 $1,508   $145,711,040 18
2005/07/03 2 $5,359,535 -6% 3,765 $1,424   $151,070,575 19
2005/07/04 2 $3,729,794 -30% 3,765 $991   $154,800,369 20
2005/07/05 2 $2,535,317 -32% 3,765 $673   $157,335,686 21
2005/07/06 2 $2,345,292 -7% 3,765 $623   $159,680,978 22
2005/07/07 2 $2,208,355 -6% 3,765 $587   $161,889,333 23
2005/07/08 4 $3,054,836 +38% 3,344 $914   $164,944,169 24
2005/07/09 3 $3,971,110 +30% 3,344 $1,188   $168,915,279 25
2005/07/10 3 $2,986,498 -25% 3,344 $893   $171,901,777 26
2005/07/11 3 $1,315,467 -56% 3,344 $393   $173,217,244 27
2005/07/12 3 $1,308,408 -1% 3,344 $391   $174,525,652 28
2005/07/13 3 $1,313,457 n/c 3,344 $393   $175,839,109 29
2005/07/14 3 $1,266,441 -4% 3,344 $379   $177,105,550 30
2005/07/15 5 $1,745,343 +38% 2,810 $621   $178,850,893 31
2005/07/16 5 $2,449,325 +40% 2,810 $872   $181,300,218 32
2005/07/17 5 $1,840,632 -25% 2,810 $655   $183,140,850 33
2005/07/18 5 $828,114 -55% 2,810 $295   $183,968,964 34
2005/07/19 5 $830,000 n/c 2,810 $295   $184,799,000 35
2005/07/20 5 $778,191 -6% 2,810 $277   $185,583,513 36
2005/07/21 5 $794,212 +2% 2,810 $283   $186,377,725 37
2005/07/22 9 $1,224,147 +54% 2,275 $538   $187,601,872 38
2005/07/23 9 $2,223,929 +82% 2,275 $978   $189,825,801 39
2005/07/24 10 $1,279,393 -42% 2,275 $562   $191,105,194 40
2005/07/25 10 $588,427 -54% 2,275 $259   $191,693,621 41
2005/07/26 10 $611,375 +4% 2,275 $269   $192,304,996 42
2005/07/27 9 $578,038 -5% 2,275 $254   $192,883,034 43
2005/07/28 9 $544,273 -6% 2,275 $239   $193,427,307 44
2005/09/05 25 $91,355   237 $385   $203,641,815 83
2005/10/10 48 $8,062   161 $50   $205,205,347 118

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2005-06-23 1 $143,915,220       $143,915,220
2005-06-30 1 $76,145,717 -47.09%     $220,060,937
2005-07-07 2 $60,921,606 -19.99%     $280,982,543
2005-07-14 5 $28,123,007 -53.84%     $309,105,550
2005-07-21 6 $19,591,571 -30.34%     $328,697,121
2005-07-28 10 $14,842,718 -24.24%     $343,539,839
2005-08-04 12 $9,917,102 -33.19%     $353,456,941
2005-08-11 14 $6,812,342 -31.31%     $360,269,283
2005-08-18 21 $3,368,587 -50.55%     $363,637,870
2005-08-25 27 $2,119,573 -37.08%     $365,757,443
2005-09-01 20 $3,925,678 +85.21%     $369,683,121
2005-09-08 34 $503,162 -87.18%     $370,186,283
2005-09-15 36 $597,683 +18.79%     $370,783,966
2005-09-22 40 $435,566 -27.12%     $371,219,532
2005-09-29 46 $231,515 -46.85%     $371,451,047
2005-10-06 54 $156,632 -32.34%     $371,607,679
2005-10-13 58 $98,729 -36.97%     $371,706,408
2005-10-20 60 $72,045 -27.03%     $371,778,453
2005-10-27 72 $35,666 -50.49%     $371,814,119
2005-11-03 92 $10,528 -70.48%     $371,824,647