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Batman Begins

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    80
    from 3 reviewers
  • Batman Begins
    2005
    140 min
    PG-13
    True 4K
    HDR10

    Director: Christopher Nolan

    Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes

    Plot: After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

    Disc Release Date: 19 December 2017

    • Video
      79
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      72
    • Movie
      82

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • Batman Begins kick-starts the Dark Knight Trilogy on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray with a flawed but still largely satisfying HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer. The UHD Blu-ray was reviewed on a Samsung UE55KS8000...

    • Audio
      90
    • Although this is yet another Nolan release where fans were crying out for an immersive HD audio upgrade, the newly-minted DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track really is excellent in its own right, although, to...

    • Extra
      70
    • As with all of the other Nolan releases on Ultra HD Blu-ray, Batman Begins relegates all of its extras to the accompanying Blu-ray discs, differentiating itself from most of the other Nolan Blu-rays in...

    • Movie
      90
    • Christopher Nolan kickstarted the definitive Batman franchise with an excellent first chapter. Looking back, it was a hell of an achievement after Batman & Robin, turning a character who had become something...

    • Total
      80
    • Whilst Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy didn't reach its zenith until the series' own The Empire Strikes Back, the masterpiece that is The Dark Knight, Batman Begins was still a hell of a reboot, given what...

    Blu-ray.com review by Michael Reuben
    • Video
      90
    • All three of Nolan's Dark Knight films were shot by his frequent collaborator Wally Pfister, whowas nominated for cinematography Oscars for Batman Begins and The Dark Knight and won forthe director's Inception....

    • Audio
      90
    • The 5.1 soundtrack for Batman Begins�has been re-encoded for UHD and Blu-ray in losslessDTS-HD MA, as compared to Dolby TrueHD in the original 2008 release. I have been advisedthat there was also some...

    • Extra
      60
    • The newly created Extras disc contains all of the extras listed in Greg Maltz's review, with oneimportant exception. The "In-Movie Experience" that overlaid a small window in a cornerof the screen displaying...

    • Movie
      90
    • The League of Shadows, Blacker than EverChristopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy occupies a special place in the director's filmography,if for no other reason than because the three films remain a high...

    • Total
      90
    • Whether acquired singly, as part of the Dark Knight Trilogy or included in the Christopher NolanCollection, Batman Begins makes for a superior 4K disc that even those who aren't Batmanenthusiasts�and yes,...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The Caped Crusader springs into action to save Ultra HD with a strong and good-looking HEVC H.265 encode, offering a nice step up from its Blu-ray counterpart. Overall clarity and definition receive a...

    • Audio
      100
    • Batman's attempts to save his beloved city are equipped with a new DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack, which as far as I could tell, did not reveal any discernable differences from its Dolby TrueHD 5.1 counterpart....

    • Extra
      70
    • All the same supplements are ported over from previous home video releases, which can be read in more detail in our review of the standard Blu-ray HERE....

    • Movie
      80
    • Similar to Michael Keaton drawing skepticism when it was announced he would don the Batsuit in Tim Burton's 1989 adaptation, I had my doubts of seeing Christian Bale as the Caped Crusader in Christopher...

    • Total
      80
    • My initially hesitation of a new Batman reboot film series were quickly extinguished when watching Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins in theaters. I almost instantly fell in love with his grittier, more...