‘Batman: Year One’ 4K Blu-ray Commemorative Edition Announced

Batman Year One 4K Release Date

The Dark Knight’s origin story is returning to home video on November 9th, 2021 when Batman: Year One makes its 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray debut.

Batman: Year One in 4K is a Commemorative Edition release in celebration of the film’s 10th anniversary. It has been re-mastered in 4K with HDR, and will include a Digital copy.


An all-new bonus feature, Reinventing Gordon, will be packaged with a slew of legacy extras to round out the complete package.

  • Featurette – Reinventing Gordon (New!) – An examination of the history of James Gordon through comics, animation, and feature films.
  • Featurette – Conversations with DC Comics – The Batman creative team at DC discusses the personal influence of Batman: Year One on their careers. Batman producer Michael Uslan leads the chat amongst well-known writers, editors, and artists of Batman lore, focusing on the darker, realistic interpretation of Batman’s origins by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli.
  • Audio Commentary – Featuring co-producer Alan Burnett, co-director Sam Liu, DC creative director Mike Carlin and casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano.
  • Featurette – Heart of Vengeance: Returning Batman to His Roots – “The Dark Knight Returns” provided the denouement of Batman’s life. Frank Miller’s next seminal work would provide his near-mythic origin in “Batman: Year One.” This documentary spotlights the contemporary genius of Miller and the audience that was poised to appreciate the depths of his work.
  • DC Showcase – Catwoman (2011 Animated Short) – The felonious feline’s adventure takes her through the seedy streets of Gotham City. Eliza Dushku reprises her Batman: Year One role as the voice of Catwoman. The short is directed by Lauren Montgomery (Batman: Year One) from a script by Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series).
  • DC Universe Movies Flashback
    • Batman: Soul of the Dragon
    • Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One
    • Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two

A first-look at Reinventing Gordon will be unveiled during DC FanDome on October 16th.

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