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, Thriller, Action, Adventure

Production Co: Syncopy

Distributors: Warner Bros.

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

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Awards

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