This is a classic movie of the fantasy and fiction series Batman. The movie was directed by Christopher Nolan. Christopher had turned the oldies Batman into a new fresh looking Batman. The character that played the role of Batman was Bruce Wayne. Other characters in the cast are Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Mark Boone Junior, Linus Roache, Morgan Freeman, Larry Holden, Gerard Murphy, and Colin McFarlane. The movie begins off with Bruce Wayne as a young boy. In childhood he had a great amount of fear for bats, but as time passed and his life grew more and more into the darkness his weakness became his strength. His dad takes took the family out in the beginning of the movie to go see a show about bats, but when Bruce Wayne gets to scared and comes running out of the theatre his parents get worried and come out as well. They forget about the show and start heading home from a alley way when a stranger comes infront and pins Bruces' parents with a pistol and to hand over the money. Bruce watched in horror as his millionaire parents were shot in front of his eyes, a trauma which led him to become obsessed with revenge but his chance is cruelly taken away from him by fate. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with the dangerous but honorable ninja cult leader known as Ra's Al-Ghul, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system whilst the company he inherited is slowly being pulled out from under him. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armored suit leads him to take on a new person, one which will strike fear into the hearts of men who do wrong - he becomes, Batman. In the new guise, and with the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various nefarious schemes in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right.