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Questions tagged [batman-begins]

A 2005 British-American superhero film based on DC Comics character Batman, co-written/directed by Christopher Nolan.

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How did Batman maintain his physique during his exile?

It was shown in beginning of Batman Begins that during his exile (during his days as vagabond/thief) Bruce had nothing to eat and no place to exercise or workout. He could not even afford proper lunch ...
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How did Alfred know where Bruce was after all those years?

In Batman Begins, after Bruce is done training and decides to head back to Gotham, Alfred shows up in a plane to pick him up. How did Alfred know where he was? Did Bruce have a phone to call him or ...
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What was Bruce testing in the bat cave in Batman Begins?

In the scene(s) in Batman Begins where Bruce is setting up the Batcave and testing various components of the Batsuit and the devices/weapons he would use, there is a scene where he has what looks like ...
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Is the Golden Raspberry nomination the reason Katie Holmes didn't reprise her role? [duplicate]

I was reading Batman Begins (2005) Wikipedia article, and was shocked to see that the movie got nominated for a Golden Raspberry award for Worst Supporting Actress for Katie Holmes who played Rachel ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne so harsh/rude when he asked for everyone to leave his party?

When Bruce realizes Ra's Al Ghul is back he realizes he needs to end the party and get rid of everyone. Instead of asking them to leave politely or even just saying that the parties over because he ...
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Dr Jonathan Crane pronounciation of Ras Alghoul was not correct

In Batman Begins, Jonathan Crane 'Cillian Murphy' in his forced by Batman response to the question of the latter about the responsible for planning to destroy Gotham he pronounced Rasa ghul rather ...
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How does Henri Durcard enter the jail?

In Batman Begins, Henri Ducard (Ra's al Ghul) meets Bruce Wayne inside a jail. How did he manage to enter the jail? He isn't a jailer nor his lawyer.
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Why was Bruce not able to control his fears in Batman Begins?

Before the final test during the training of Bruce, Ra's Al Ghul gives him a bowl containing blue flower and some other things to smell in. After that, Bruce faces his fears such as bats and death ...
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Was Ra's al Ghul nearly immortal in the Dark Knight trilogy?

The character of Ra's al Ghul is considered "nearly immortal" in the DC universe. He is nearly immortal because he can cheat death due to the powers of the Lazarus pit. This allows Ra's al Ghul to ...
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Ra's al Ghul story line [duplicate]

I'm curious about the storyline for Ra's al Ghul. In the end of Batman Begins, is he dead? But yet Ra's al Ghul appears in the Green Arrow. Them both being DC Comic story lines I'm curious how this is?...
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Why does the Batmobile have RPG?

Why does Batmobile in the Dark Knight trilogy have a missile shooting feature? Batman believes in no use of guns, is the rule exceptional for the batmobile?
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Do Batman Begins and Batman vs Superman have different origin timelines for Bruce Wayne?

In Batman Begins, Bruce Wayne is shown to have fallen into a well and had his first encounter with bats when his Father was alive who then ropes down the well to rescue him. Whereas, in Batman vs ...
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Who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow?

In Arrow, Ra's Al Ghul is killed by Arrow, whereas in Batman Begins Ra's is killed by Bruce Wayne. How can he be killed more than once and who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow? Is Malcom ...
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Does Liam Neeson give voiceover for Batman in Batman Begins?

There is a specific scene in Batman Begins, when Rachel Dawes is poisoned and Batman has to take her to his cave. James Gordon, suggests Batman to take his car, but Batman says "I brought Mine". This ...
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How did Batman end up in Alfred's car

In the movie Batman Begins, Batman goes into the Narrows to check where the drugs are going. He gets into a fight with Dr.Crane dressed with scarecrow mask and Batman is given the hallucinogenic spray ...
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What is the joke that Alfred knows in Batman Begins?

In Batman Begins, on his birthday, when Bruce Wayne, leaves just about his party is about to start, to save Rachel, he asks Alfred to engage the guests with a joke "Tell them that joke you know". What ...
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Why would Batman discard his disruptor?

During the chase sequence in which Batman reveals himself during The Dark Knight Rises, there is a sequence when Batman uses a pump action disruptor weapon against Bane's getaway motorcade. Moments ...
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What opera does Bruce Wayne attend with his parents at the beginning of Batman Begins?

There's a devil like person, and a lot of flying creatures sort of like bats, which is why they had to leave the theatre, but what Opera were they watching?
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Why was Lucius Fox fired?

In Batman Begins there is a scene where William Earle fires Lucius Fox. I just watched the movie for the first time so I may have missed something, but it seemed out of place. At the time he is fired ...
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Why didn't Katie Holmes play Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight?

Katie Holmes played Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins but Maggie Gyllenhall played the character in The Dark Knight. Was there any particular reason why Katie Holmes didn't continue on in the role?
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Is Ra's Al Ghul alive or dead?

Viewers are lead to believe that Ra's Al Ghul died when the train de-railed and crashed into Wayne Tower in Batman Begins. But he appears to Bruce while he is in the pit during the Dark Knight Rises. ...
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Was Bane part of the League of Shadows during the time Bruce was being trained?

Both Bruce Wayne and Bane were obviously trained by the League of Shadows so it seems quite possible that their time with the League of Shadows could've coincided. Bane was in the pit for a long time ...
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When was Blackgate prison built?

I don't remember Blackgate being mentioned in the first two of the Nolan Batman Trilogy. Was the prison built to house all the extra criminals imprisoned because of the Dent Act or was it there all ...
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Is Dr.Crane/Scarecrow part of the League of Shadows?

He originally works for Ra's al Ghul in Batman Begins poisoning patients with his neuro-toxin. And in the Dark Knight Rises he is appointed judge of the court trying the rich and powerful. Is he part ...
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Does Christopher Nolan's Batman have an overarching theme?

With the conclusion of Nolan's Dark Knight movies, we are now able to look at all three movies as a single entity, broken up into three parts (acts, if you will). Is there a specific theme, or set of ...
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Batman Begins credit scene

I was rewatching Batman begins and watched it until the credits roll. I noticed that Liam Neeson was listed as Ducard, Ken Watanabe was listed as Ra's Al ghul. It made me ponder over the entire movie ...
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Did Batman break his no killing rule when he burned down the monastery in Batman Begins?

And if the fire didn't kill anyone, what would be the point? Destroying a headquarters won't prevent the organisation carrying out its plan.
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Why do some directors change pronunciation of character's names?

Two examples spring to mind immediately: Batman Begins Ra's Al Ghul is pronounced in the movie as RAHZ AL GOUL whereas in the Animated series it is pronounced RASHE AL GHUL The Last Airbender ...
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Did Batman break his one rule?

In the final scene of The Dark Knight, we see Batman go on a final confrontation with the corrupted Dent. Dent, hell bent on making Batman and Gordon pay for Rachel's death, flips his trademark ...
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What is the reason for the color scheming of Nolan's Batman franchise?

Throughout the three Batman films, there has been one running theme in common. Each movie has its own color scheme. Batman Begins - Brown & Black The Dark Knight - Blue & Red Dark Knight ...
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Why does Christian Bale change his voice when playing Batman

Like almost every Batman fan, I enjoy Christopher Nolan's interpretation of the role of Batman in The Dark Knight Trilogy. But why does Christian Bale change his voice to such a great extent when ...
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Did Ra's al Ghul have a hand in the murder of Bruce's parents?

In the film, Liam Neeson's character states something along the lines that they had tried to destroy Gotham once before via economics, but some stubborn citizens (Bruce's parents) kept things afloat. ...
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Is Batman Begins based on any Batman comic or was it entirely written from scratch?

Were Batman Begins or The Dark Knight based on any particular comic(s) or were they completely created from scratch?
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Why is there no Robin in the Nolan-directed Batman movies?

Although Robin seems to have an pivotal role in ruining earlier Batman movies, he's still an integral part of the Batman series. Is there a reason why Robin does not appear in Batman Begins/The Dark ...