Dark Knight/Batman Begins 4 DVD set £12 instore @ HMV
Dark Knight/Batman Begins 4 DVD set £12 instore @ HMV

Dark Knight/Batman Begins 4 DVD set £12 instore @ HMV

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Seen instore this afternoon - bargain! Also had Dark Knight 2 disc for £7, not too shabby either.

DVD Description
Give yourself double the fun with this Batman Begins / The Dark Knight double pack.

Batman Begins

Genius of mystery and intrigue Christopher Nolan (Memento) helms this prequel to the Batman films based on the DC Comics series, explaining how Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) the billionaire prince of Gotham whose parents were killed in an alleyway mugging transformed into the crime-fighting superhero. With flashbacks to his privileged childhood, young Master Wayne, as he is called by the butler Alfred (Michael Caine), develops a terrible fear of bats when he falls through the backyard garden into a hidden cave. As a young adult, Wayne lives among the League of Shadows, a martial arts group in the mountains of Asia. His leaders Ra's al Ghul (Ken Watanabe) and Henri Ducard (Liam Neeson) teach him strength, endurance, and unfortunately evil, against which he naturally rebels. Returning to Gotham and reinstating himself as a dapper socialite and the rightful heir to his parents' enterprise, Wayne quickly devises his secret identity, commanding help from the gadgetry expert Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman). With one eye on his childhood playmate Rachel (Katie Holmes) now a beautiful woman and dedicated lawyer and the other on his mission to save Gotham from criminal corruption, Batman makes his fledgling debut. But when the blue-blooded mastermind Dr. Crane (Cillian Murphy) who steals every scene with chilling menace taints the water system with a hallucinatory substance, Batman realises he has met his first true opponent. An attitude of grave seriousness elevates Batman Begins above more cartoony Batman movies, as Nolan crafts a dark drama that thrives on sci-fi intrigue. Bale strides into the role with grace, adding refinement that is seldom seen in action-oriented films. And while the action scenes explode with high-tech glitz and fast-moving thrills, they are evenly placed among sequences of plot and character development, making for a complex and satisfying viewing experience.

The Dark Knight

Director Christopher Nolan (The Prestige) returns to Gotham City with this sequel to the critically-acclaimed fan favourite, Batman Begins.

In The Dark Knight, Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman, The Fifth Element) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart, No Reservations), Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organisations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal psychotic mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker (Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain). What ensues will blow your mind away. From its release on the big screen The Dark Knight has fast become one of the biggest grossing films world-wide.



Thanks for posting this

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Thanks for posting this

Bit of a slow burner, had quite a few cold votes at the start :thinking: I thought it was a good price anyway! Maybe a glut of Batman posts has diluted the voting

Take it this is just DVD yeah, not Blu-Ray?


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Take it this is just DVD yeah, not Blu-Ray?Cheers.

No not Blu-ray, you'd be hard pushed to find 4 Blu-ray discs for £3 each - I'm sure it won't be long though. Cheapest I can see this set online is £17.98 at Amazon unless someone can find it cheaper?.


I might just treat myself to this.


I might just treat myself to this.

Me too

Finally crumbled and bought this (had a voucher left over from Xmas ) - I'd seen and enjoyed Batman Begins before and had heard good things about "The Dark Kinght" but was still very impressed - its a very, very dark film and I'm surpised they managed to sneak it out on a "12" certficate (a lot of 12s seem to be PGs with perhaps a slightly stronger scene or two in places - this is unremitting).
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