The Dark Knight

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2008 | PG-13 | Crime Action | 2hrs, 32m

Batman (Christian Bale) raises the stakes in his war on crime in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight." With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, July 18, 2008
January 23, 2009 in 350 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

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DIRECTOR

Christopher Nolan

Screenwriter

Jonah Nolan
David S. Goyer

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and some menace

Storyline

Batman (Christian Bale) raises the stakes in his war on crime in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight." With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations 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 mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker (Heath Ledger).

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Director Christopher Nolan will shoot four action sequences, including the introduction of the Joker, played by Heath Ledger, in the large-screen IMAX format.
Also Known As
  • Batman Begins 2

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