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Why was Bruce Wayne so harsh/rude when he asked for everyone to leave his party?

He decided that being rude was the fastest way to get people to leave. If he had politely asked it is very likely that a lot of people would have hung around to try to talk to him. Equally if he ...
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Did Ducard make a mistake or willingly overlook this detail in Batman Begins?

Ducard is actually Ra's Al Ghul. The "Ra's" that Bruce leaves for dead in the monastery when he burns it down is a decoy. So Bruce did try to kill Ra's and burned down his house, he just killed the ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne so harsh/rude when he asked for everyone to leave his party?

He needed everyone to leave for their own safety, but couldn’t tell them that. He perceived (correctly) Ra’s Al Ghul as a threat to the safety of everyone at the party. He knew they all needed to ...
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Was Ra's al Ghul nearly immortal in the Dark Knight trilogy?

Well, yes and no. There is no clear evidence that he is or is not nearly immortal. We don't actually see him die at the end of Batman Begins, neither is any kind of Lazarus pit nor its absence ever ...
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What was Bruce testing in the bat cave in Batman Begins?

I'm going off a fairly faint memory here, but I think that those "straps" were to be the membranes of his cape. Lucius Fox showed him earlier the special cloth that when given an electric charge ...
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Why was Bruce Wayne so harsh/rude when he asked for everyone to leave his party?

When Bruce recognizes Ra's Al Ghul is back, he realizes he needs to end the party and get rid of everyone. Bruce Wayne actually wanted everyone to leave before he even joined the party, just after ...
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Do Batman Begins and Batman vs Superman have different origin timelines for Bruce Wayne?

Batman vs. Superman is in continuity with Man of Steel, but shares zero continuity with Nolan's trilogy, also referred to as The Dark Knight Trilogy. This new series of films will be referred to as ...
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How did Alfred know where Bruce was after all those years?

Bruce is highly resourceful. He did cross continents using nothing but his wits, twice (firstly when he ran off in Batman Begins and when he returned in The Dark Knight Rises). Considering who he is ...
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If Bruce Wayne's father was the richest person in city, how was he alone with his child and wife on a road without a driver or bodyguard?

As I remember President Kennedy was riding in a motorcade with a big entourage but in an roofless car, making him a perfect target, when he was shot by a sniper. Since then presidential security has ...
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Is the Golden Raspberry nomination the reason Katie Holmes didn't reprise her role?

It was Holmes' decision It was not because of the Golden Raspberry Holmes begged off working on the sequel, she says, to pursue other projects, and was replaced in the role of Assistant District ...
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Why does Christian Bale change his voice when playing Batman

MTV was able to ask Bale about that process of his bat-voice while he is out doing press for his new movie Out of the Furnace. "I got there. They put me in Val Kilmer's suit. It didn't even fit ...
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Did Ducard make a mistake or willingly overlook this detail in Batman Begins?

Karan Shishoo's answer is almost certainly correct (Bruce tried to kill Ra's, and only mistaken identity caused him to drag Liam Neeson's character to safety. Had he known who Ra's really was, he ...
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Why does the Batmobile have RPG?

Combination of things here. First, as @DustinDavis mentions above, this wasn't "designed" for Batman and the capabilities were already on the vehicle. Despite the fact he modifies each vehicle from ...
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Why was Bruce not able to control his fears in Batman Begins?

I don't think this is ever explained in the movie directly but I would suggest this is a matter of concentration Not Bruce's concentration but rather the concentrated liquid which makes the Fear Gas/...
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Did Ducard make a mistake or willingly overlook this detail in Batman Begins?

Emotion is a complicated thing. Sure, Bruce saved Ducard, and left him in care so that he could continue to survive. Bruce was clearly hoping that this information would be enough for Ducard to be ...
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Do the Chris Nolan Batman movies have a unique Gotham accent?

I can't find any specific references from the actors about how they chose their accents, but it definitely sounds to me like it's supposed to be somewhere between a New York and Chicago accent (so, ...
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Ra's al Ghul story line

The Green Arrow and Batman Begins, whilst both being owned by DC, are separate commercial entities and exist in different continuities; the Arrowverse and the Nolanverse, respectively. They share no ...
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How did Batman maintain his physique during his exile?

In this article it's explained how Jacques Sayagh, a homeless man living in France, maintained a bodybuilder physique. The article suggests that it's his 'heart and determination' that keeps him ...
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If Bruce Wayne's father was the richest person in city, how was he alone with his child and wife on a road without a driver or bodyguard?

In at least 2 origin stories, the Wayne's were walking in an alley. In the Bale version, it had to do with them leaving the theater early because of young Bruce's fear of bats. When you're walking ...
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How did Batman maintain his physique during his exile?

also if he had nothing to eat during those days We see many scenes of Bruce's life on the streets. The first scene is him starving, but the scenes afterwards show him being rewarded for stopping a ...
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When was Blackgate prison built?

"County" is a term in general reference to a county jail. In this case, Gotham County Jail - which is where Jonathan Crane visited Carmine Falcone in Batman Begins before, ahem, having him transferred ...
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Who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow?

If you watch the crossover episode from Supergirl Season 1, which is The Flash come and said he come from another world. You can watch The Flash and listen the explanation by Cisco. Supergirl, ...
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Dr Jonathan Crane pronounciation of Ras Alghoul was not correct

Ra's al Ghul (Arabic: راس الغول‎ Raʾs al-Ġūl; "Ghoul's Head" or "Demon's Head") and if we follow the arabic origins it should be Rahz/Rah-us (I understand, I'm no linguist). ...
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How does Henri Durcard enter the jail?

He's head of the League of Shadows he can do pretty much anything he wants. It seems very likely that he bribed the guards in the Bhutanese Jail where Bruce was being kept. Recall, he was waiting ...
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What opera does Bruce Wayne attend with his parents at the beginning of Batman Begins?

Yes, it's Faust but the demon's name is Mephistopheles, shortened to Mephisto. Faust is based on Goethe's Faust which has two parts. The second part eventually ends with Faust's soul saved by ...
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