Overview

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the 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.

  1. Christopher Nolan

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jerry Robinson

    Characters

  3. Bob Kane

    Characters

  4. David S. Goyer

    Story

  5. Jonathan Nolan

    Screenplay

  6. Bill Finger

    Characters

Top Billed Cast

  1. Christian Bale

    Christian Bale

    Bruce Wayne / Batman

  2. Michael Caine

    Michael Caine

    Alfred Pennyworth

  3. Heath Ledger

    Heath Ledger

    Joker

  4. Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    James Gordon

  5. Aaron Eckhart

    Aaron Eckhart

    Harvey Dent / Two-Face

Full Cast & Crew

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 14, 2008
    PG-13
    Premiere

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

  • July 18, 2008
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 32m

Budget $185,000,000.00

Revenue $1,004,558,444.00

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