Batman is a fictional superhero who has millions of fans all over the world. The superhero appears in DC comics, American comic books. Be it a child or an adult, everyone the superhero series has a considerable fan following associated with it. The film based on a comic superhero is a franchise film, directed by Christopher Nolan in 2005.
The first franchise film is Batman Begins, released in the year 2005. The next two instalments of the film, The dark knight and The Dark Knight Rises are published in the year 2008 and 2012 respectively. Christian Bale plays the lead role as Batman in the series. The series is famous as one of the best superhero movies.
David S. Goyer and Christopher Nolan have written the script of Batman Begins, the first film of the franchise. In the film, Cillian Murphy played as The Scarecrow Liam Neeson played as Ra’s al Ghul, and Christian Bale as Batman.
The plot begins with the death of Bruce’s parents. Then Bruce wants to leave League of Assassins along with Ra’s al Ghul. Bruce adopts batman guise when the league attacks Gotham with fear toxin. Batman then defeats the lethal force when Ra’s killed in the fight.
The film was released on 15th June 2005 in 3858 theatres in Canada and the United States. The film collected 48 million dollars on its opening weekend. In its entire lifetime, it made a gross collection of 372 million dollars.
The Dark Knight
In the second instalment of the series, Aaron Eckhart played as Harvey Dent, and Heath Ledger played the Joker. Christian reprises the role of Bruce Wayne in the second instalment. In this series, Gotham tries to rebuild the criminal empire, which was destroyed by Batman previously.
The Joker’s actions lead to Rachel Dawes’s death, and Harvey transformed into two-face. Finally, Batman can stop the activities of the Joker, but end up with taking the blame of the murders those are Dent committed. The movie, this time grossed over one billion dollars worldwide. Additionally, the film has its own Best sound editing award in Academy Award.
The Dark Knight Rises
The final installment of the series The Dark Knight Rises came into theaters in the year 2012. In this film, Anne Hathaway played Selina Kyle, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt cast as John Blake and Tom Hardy as Bane. The film begins with an eight-year leap after Dark knight with a new foe called Bane.
In the final series, the Batman can defeat Bane and redeem the image of Batman. The conclusion is Bruce has retired as Batman by faking his death and live with Selina. The memory of Batman’s heroism rebuilds in Gotham. The final instalment of the series grossed 1.08 billion dollars all over the world with a successful opening. The film also nominated in Oscar.
The Batman series consisting of these three films have gained massive popularity all over the world, and moreover, have impressed the audiences. The series still has the same number of fan following after all these years.