The Dark Knight Poster

Release Date: July 18th, 2008

DVD Release Date: December 9th, 2008

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 Curnen

Director: Christopher Nolan

Genres: Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Thriller

Production Co: Syncopy

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Witty, Office, Rivalry, Rescue, 2000s, Revenge, Sacrifice, Tense, Prison, Dark, Hospital

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Awards

Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Sound Editing
Nominated Sound Mixing
Nominated Makeup
Winner Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)