'Dark Knight Trilogy' Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray Set, Release Date Revealed

The Dark Knight trilogy might be over, but that doesn't mean it's been forgotten. On the contrary, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and Rises will likely go down as three of the greatest films even made (despite some admittedly weaker points in the series). To commemorate what Chris Nolan and his team did for the caped crusader, an 'Ultimate Collector's Edition" Blu-ray set has been commissioned, jam packed with six discs of content.

New features exclusive to this release include a brand new documentary, a conversation between Christopher Nolan and Richard Donner, and sequences from the films in their original IMAX aspect ratios.

Check out a full list of the set's contents, as well as the official press release below. The Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collector's Edition box set will go on sale on September 24 for $99.97.

Christopher Nolan’s reimagining of the Batman franchise beginning with 2005’s Batman Beginsenjoyed phenomenal critical and box-office success.

Now on September 24, Nolan’s three Batman films – Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises – will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition. The six-disc set will feature all three films with their existing extra content, two new featurettes and exclusive new collectible memorabilia. This must-own collection for fans of DC Comics’ Caped Crusader is available in premium packaging and will sell for $99.97 SRP.

 

 About the Ultimate Collector’s Edition (UCE):

  • Disc 1 – Batman Begins Feature and Special Features
  • Disc 2 – The Dark Knight Feature
  • Disc 3 – The Dark Knight Special Features
  • Disc 4 – The Dark Knight Rises Feature
  • Disc 5 – The Dark Knight Rises Special Features
  • Disc 6 – Bonus Disc of New Special Features (details follow)

NEW Special Features:

  • The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy - The inside perspective on the fascinating story behind the creation of one of the most celebrated franchises and how it changed the scope of movie making….forever.  Full of never-before-seen footage, rare moments, and exclusive interviews with  Guillermo Del Toro, Damon Lindelof, Michael Mann, Richard Roeper, Zack Snyder and others.
  • Christopher Nolan & Richard Donner: A Conversation - For the first time, Directors Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Trilogy) and Richard Donner (Superman) sit down to discuss the trials and triumphs involved in bringing the two most iconic superheroes of all time to the big screen, and how Superman influenced Nolan when developing Batman Begins.
  •  IMAX® Sequences: The Dark Knight; The Dark Knight Rises - See your favorite scenes as they were intended in the original IMAX© aspect ratio 

Exclusive NEW Memorabilia:

  • Premium Mattel Hot Wheels Vehicles: Batmobile, Batpod and Tumbler
  • Newly commissioned collectible art cards by Mondo featuring Scarecrow, Joker, Bane, Harvey Dent, and Ra’s al Ghul
  • 48-page hardcover book featuring production stills and behind the scenes images from all three movies

 

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