The Dark Knight Rises

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Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

  1. Christopher Nolan

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Bob Kane


  3. David S. Goyer


  4. Jonathan Nolan


Top Billed Cast

  1. Christian Bale

    Christian Bale

    Bruce Wayne / Batman

  2. Michael Caine

    Michael Caine

    Alfred Pennyworth

  3. Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    Commissioner Gordon

  4. Anne Hathaway

    Anne Hathaway

    Selina Kyle / Catwoman

  5. Tom Hardy

    Tom Hardy


  6. Marion Cotillard

    Marion Cotillard

    Miranda Tate

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 45m

Budget $250,000,000.00

Revenue $1,081,041,287.00


Release Information

  • July 20, 2012
    PG-13, Theatrical



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A review by Travis Bell

By Travis Bell

I felt like this was a tremendous end to Nolan's Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises may very well have been the weakest of all 3 films but when you're talking about a scale of this magnitude, it still makes this one of the best movies I've seen in the past few years.

I expected a little more Batman than we got (especially with a runtime of 2:45) but while the story around the fall of Bruce Wayne and Gotham City was good I didn't find it amazing. This might be in fact, one of my only criticisms—it was a long movie but still, maybe too short for the story I felt was really being told. I f... read the rest.

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