Originally Posted by Racer Morose
Favreau himself said so back in 2008. His first IM movie had been inspired by Batman Begins.
Where is everyone getting this?
All I've been able to find is that Favreau commended him for his contributions to the genre; never have I seen a quote where he explicitly claims that IM took direct influences from BB.
Nolan gets way too much reverence on these boards.