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PG-13| 2 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
With the help of allies Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman (Christian Bale) has been able to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City. But when a vile young criminal calling himself the Joker (Heath Ledger) suddenly throws the town into chaos, the caped Crusader begins to tread a fine line between heroism and vigilantism.

Cast: Christian Bale , Heath Ledger , Aaron Eckhart , Michael Caine , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Gary Oldman , Morgan Freeman , Monique Gabriela Curnen

Director: Christopher Nolan

Genres: Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Dark Knight: in Digital Projection (2008)

Release Date: July 18th, 2008|2 hr. 32 min.

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  • No fair giving away the mysteries of The Dark Knight. It's enough to marvel at the way Nolan -- a world-class filmmaker, be it "Memento," "Insomnia" or "The Prestige" -- brings pop escapism whisper-close to enduring art. show more

  • An action blockbuster extravaganza that's sadder than sad and never pretends otherwise. show more

  • When was the last time you saw a blockbuster that was impeccably executed and simultaneously thought-provoking, audacious and unnerving while consistently being fun and entertaining? show more

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'The Dark Knight' Voted Best Sequel of All Time!

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AP Photo/Warner Bros, Stephen Vaughan Congratulations, Internet! You've voted "The Dark Knight" the best blockbuster sequel of all time in Moviefone's Summer Sequel Smackdown. For the past four m...

Check Out Heath Ledger's Joker Diary From 'The Dark Knight'

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Kelly Woo on May 31, 2013

Heath Ledger's Joker in 2008's "The Dark Knight" may be the most indelible movie villain of the last decade. Now, five years after the comic-book blockbuster was released and Ledger's tragic ...

'The Dark Knight' Mistakes: 43 Complaints in Under Four Minutes (VIDEO)

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Tim Hayne on March 20, 2013

CinemaSins is at it again. This time, the detail-obsessed movie gurus set their sights on 2008's "The Dark Knight." For the Batman completist, they've pointed out every plot hole, inconsistency, oddly...

New Wayne Manor Pics Leak From 'Dark Knight Rises' Set

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on June 27, 2011

Other than a couple of very eerie viral videos, we haven't seen or heard much from the set of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' However, Batman fans now have something they can chew on until 2012's most a...

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