Christopher Nolan's reinvention of the Batman saga follows Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), enraged by parents' murder, to Tibet, where he trains with a ninja clan led by the mysterious Ra's Al Ghul. Returning to Gotham, Wayne takes on the mantle of the Dark Knight and, with the help of stalwart butler Alfred (Michael Caine) and honest cop Sgt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman), wages war on the city's lot of criminals. With Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Morgan Freeman, and Cillian Murphy. 140 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.