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The Dark Knight Rises

"A fire will rise."

PG-13 2012-07-17 Action 2hr 45m

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.

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Storyline

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.

  • Released
    2012-07-17
  • Revenue
    $1,081,041,287
  • Budget
    $250,000,000
  • Runtime
    2hr 45m
  • Genre
    Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Status
    Released
  • Language
    English
  • imdb-logo
    8.4
  • Production
    Syncopy, Legendary Pictures, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures

Crew

Christopher Nolan
Screenplay
Charles Roven
Producer

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Cast

Christian Bale

Christian Bale

Bruce Wayne / Batman
Michael Caine

Michael Caine

Alfred Pennyworth
Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman

James Gordon
Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

Selina Kyle / Catwoman
Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard

Miranda Tate / Talia al Ghul
Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Lucius Fox
Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine

Peter Foley
Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn

John Daggett
Burn Gorman

Burn Gorman

Phillip Stryver
Daniel Sunjata

Daniel Sunjata

Captain Jones
Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy

Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow
Alon Abutbul

Alon Abutbul

Leonid Pavel
Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

Ra's al Ghul
Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell

Anthony Garcia
Tom Conti

Tom Conti

Prisoner
Joey King

Joey King

"The Child"
Josh Pence

Josh Pence

Young Ra's al Ghul
John Nolan

John Nolan

Douglas Fredericks
Warren Brown

Warren Brown

Mercenary Security #1
Sam Kennard

Sam Kennard

Special Ops Sergeant
Brett Cullen

Brett Cullen

Congressman
Chris Ellis

Chris Ellis

Fr. Reilly
Duane Henry

Duane Henry

SWAT in Dive Bar
James Harvey Ward

James Harvey Ward

SWAT in Alley
Gonzalo Menendez

Gonzalo Menendez

Cop in Manhole
Cameron Jack

Cameron Jack

Sewer Thug #1
Lex Daniel

Lex Daniel

Sewer Thug #2
Daina Griffith

Daina Griffith

Foley's Wife
Fredric Lehne

Fredric Lehne

Exchange Security Chief
Courtney Munch

Courtney Munch

Female Security Guard
Chris Hill

Chris Hill

Paparazzi #1
Travis Guba

Travis Guba

Paparazzi #2
Jay Benedict

Jay Benedict

Rich Twit
Will Estes

Will Estes

Officer Simon Jansen
David Dayan Fisher

David Dayan Fisher

Shoe Shine Man at GSE
Glen Powell

Glen Powell

Trader #1
Ben Cornish

Ben Cornish

Trader #2
Russ Fega

Russ Fega

Trader #3
Andres Perez-Molina

Andres Perez-Molina

Valet at Museum
Brent Briscoe

Brent Briscoe

Veteran Cop
Oliver Cotton

Oliver Cotton

2 Star Air Force General
Mark Killeen

Mark Killeen

Airport Cop
Sarah Goldberg

Sarah Goldberg

Analyst #1
John Macmillan

John Macmillan

Analyst #2
Robert Wisdom

Robert Wisdom

Army Captain at Bridge
Ronnie Gene Blevins

Ronnie Gene Blevins

Cement Truck Driver
Ian Bohen

Ian Bohen

Cop with Gordon
Uri Gavriel

Uri Gavriel

Blind Prisoner
Noel Gugliemi

Noel Gugliemi

Ex-Prisoner at River
Patrick Cox

Patrick Cox

Huge Inmate
Aramis Knight

Aramis Knight

Kid with Apple
David Gyasi

David Gyasi

Skinny Prisoner
Patrick Jordan

Patrick Jordan

Special Forces #2
Joshua Elijah Reese

Joshua Elijah Reese

Mercenary at City Hall
Mychael Bates

Mychael Bates

Bomb Truck Driver
Tomas Arana

Tomas Arana

Wayne's Lawyer
Peter Holden

Peter Holden

Applied Sciences Tech #1
David Monahan

David Monahan

Applied Sciences Tech #2
Jillian Armenante

Jillian Armenante

Lawyer's Clerk
Aja Evans

Aja Evans

Greeter at Museum
Aldous Davidson

Aldous Davidson

Valet at Wayne Enterprises
Wade Williams

Wade Williams

Warden at Blackgate
Jake Canuso

Jake Canuso

Waiter in Florence Café
Julie Mun

Julie Mun

Reporter at Stadium
Rory Nolan

Rory Nolan

Little Boy at Bridge
Harry Coles

Harry Coles

Younger Prison Child
Massi Furlan

Massi Furlan

Janitor at GSE
Todd Gearhart

Todd Gearhart

Uniform #2
Christopher Judge

Christopher Judge

Mercenary Security #4
Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy

Board Member #2
Kevin Kiely Jnr

Kevin Kiely Jnr

Thug #1 in Basement
Daniel Newman

Daniel Newman

Thug #2 in Basement
Marc Abbink

Marc Abbink

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Isiah Adams

Isiah Adams

Young Stock Broker (uncredited)
Charlie Alejandro

Charlie Alejandro

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Robert Arensen

Robert Arensen

Former Upscaler (uncredited)
Grant Babbitt

Grant Babbitt

Angry Mobster / Prisoner (uncredited)
Fileena Bahris

Fileena Bahris

Gotham Rogues Fan (uncredited)
Rick Bolander

Rick Bolander

Mercenary (uncredited)
Kyle Patrick Brennan

Kyle Patrick Brennan

Police Officer (uncredited)
Scott Churchson

Scott Churchson

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Bill Cowher

Bill Cowher

Gotham Rogues Coach (uncredited)
Graham Curry

Graham Curry

Pentagon Navy Petty (uncredited)
Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart

Harvey Dent / Two-Face (archive footage) (uncredited)
Stephanie Domini

Stephanie Domini

Reporter (uncredited)
John Farrer

John Farrer

Older Upscale Person (uncredited)
Frank Fata

Frank Fata

Prisoner / Thug (uncredited)
Christopher Bryan Gomez

Christopher Bryan Gomez

Stock Broker (uncredited)
Vito Grassi

Vito Grassi

Thug (uncredited)
Michael Wren Gucciardo

Michael Wren Gucciardo

Stockbroker in Snipers Scoop - Stock Exchange (uncredited)
Ed Heavey

Ed Heavey

Police Officer (uncredited)
John W. Iwanonkiw

John W. Iwanonkiw

Gotham Police Officer / Fan (uncredited)
Cindy Jackson

Cindy Jackson

Gordon's Cop #4 (uncredited)
Daniel Jordano

Daniel Jordano

Boom Operator News Crew (uncredited)
Tiffany Kemp

Tiffany Kemp

Gotham Rogues Fan (uncredited)
Sun Jae Kim

Sun Jae Kim

Stock Broker (uncredited)
Hrvoje Klecz

Hrvoje Klecz

Thug (uncredited)
Alex Kruz

Alex Kruz

Wall Street Broker (uncredited)
Tyler La Marr

Tyler La Marr

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
LeJon Stewart

LeJon Stewart

Thug (uncredited)
Paul Jude Letersky

Paul Jude Letersky

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Joe Lipari

Joe Lipari

Prisoner (uncredited)
Silvia Lombardo

Silvia Lombardo

Tourist (uncredited)
Jorge Mardel

Jorge Mardel

Gotham Rogues Fan (uncredited)
Cale McConnell

Cale McConnell

Gotham Rogues Fan (uncredited)
David Dale McCue

David Dale McCue

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Michael Papajohn

Michael Papajohn

Prison Guard (uncredited)
Salomon Passariello

Salomon Passariello

Prisoner / Mob (uncredited)
Allen Merritt

Allen Merritt

Angry Mobster (uncredited)
Olan Montgomery

Olan Montgomery

Wayne Enterprises Security (uncredited)
Alex Moore

Alex Moore

Mercenary (uncredited)
Shane Nolan

Shane Nolan

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Kyle David Pierce

Kyle David Pierce

Gotham Stock Trader (uncredited)
Troy Polamalu

Troy Polamalu

Gotham Rogues Player (uncredited)
Michael Power

Michael Power

Gotham Police Officer (uncredited)
James Rawlings

James Rawlings

Thug (uncredited)
Kirsten Roeters

Kirsten Roeters

Doris in Black (uncredited)
Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

Gotham Rogues Player (uncredited)
Mark Roman

Mark Roman

Gotham Police Officer (uncredited)
Eric Salazar

Eric Salazar

Angry Thug (uncredited)
Emily Schooley

Emily Schooley

Hot Football Fan (uncredited)
Thomas Tull

Thomas Tull

Gotham Rogues Owner (uncredited)
Chris Vaina

Chris Vaina

Thug (uncredited)
Barbara Vincent

Barbara Vincent

Gotham Rogues Fan (uncredited)
Justin Michael Woods

Justin Michael Woods

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Jason Yee

Jason Yee

Mercenary Soldier (uncredited)
John Zion

John Zion

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Alex Ziwak

Alex Ziwak

Thug (uncredited)
Tommy Bayiokos

Tommy Bayiokos

Gotham City Police Officer (uncredited)
Jeff Moffitt

Jeff Moffitt

Cop (uncredited)
Diogo Hausen

Diogo Hausen

Thug (uncredited)
Gary Sievers

Gary Sievers

Prisoner (uncredited)
Orion McCabe

Orion McCabe

Mercenary (uncredited)
London May

London May

Court Room Thug (uncredited)
James Quinn

James Quinn

Gothamite (uncredited)
Joe Fishel

Joe Fishel

Police Officer (uncredited)
Ming Wang

Ming Wang

Football Spectator (uncredited)
Simon Rhee

Simon Rhee

Bane's Henchmen (uncredited)
Hines Ward

Hines Ward

Gotham Rogues Player
Heath Miller

Heath Miller

Gotham Rogues Player
Collin Taylor

Collin Taylor

Gotham City Rogues Football Player (uncredited)
Antonio Piluso

Antonio Piluso

Extra in Stadium (uncredited)
Jackson Nunn

Jackson Nunn

Prisoner / Thug (uncredited)
Aljaž Tepina

Aljaž Tepina

Hooded Man

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Reviews for The Dark Knight Rises
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A Review by travisbell 9

Written by travisbell on 2012-07-25

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 bu... read more

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 feel confident in saying this big of a story could have been split into two movies. The acting, editing, pacing, soundtrack and overall theme were the same 'as-close-to-perfect' as ever with any of Christopher Nolan's other films. Man does this guy know how to make a movie! You don't have to be a Batman fan to enjoy these movies and I hope any of you who feel this way re-consider. These 3 movies are without a doubt in my mind, the finest display of comic mythology ever told on the big screen. They are damn near perfect.

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A Review by Chris! 10

Written by Chris! on 2012-07-28

I personally thought this film is on par if not better than the Dark Knight. Whilst some think the film is too long for the story I didn'... read more

I personally thought this film is on par if not better than the Dark Knight. Whilst some think the film is too long for the story I didn't find this. The length of the film is longer than some (but doesn't feel it), I liked that the film took it's time rather than shoving more elements in it - I think this contributed to the dramatic ending (much like a classical piece of music will be relaxed and calm before the final crescendo). At the end of the day whether you like this film will boil down to if you like films Christopher Nolan has directed and/or you like the Christopher Nolan Batman series so far. Stupendously good film in my opinion.

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A Review by GeekMasher 9.5

Written by GeekMasher on 2013-03-15

The Dark Knight Rises is one of the best movies to come out in 2012. The story compels you to watch it time and time again. It also has I of... read more

The Dark Knight Rises is one of the best movies to come out in 2012. The story compels you to watch it time and time again. It also has I of, I my opinion, the best bad guys in any movie, Bane! Batman was well played as all ways and the cast where well selected. I think this movie is the best batman to see the light of day or the darkest nights (pun intended).

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A Review by Im_Infinity

Written by Im_Infinity on 2016-02-09

No doubt that the movie is one of the best movies of this era. The film doesn't lack in whatever it try to do.It has Simple narration with ... read more

No doubt that the movie is one of the best movies of this era. The film doesn't lack in whatever it try to do.It has Simple narration with extraordinary Direction,Acting,Music,Cinematography and a lot of qualities. Christian Bale is supremely entertaining for sure. The person behind the scenes is actually the real core creater of the film yes! The Director Christopher Nolan ❤ . The film ofcorse completes with philosophical quality loaded with Lots of Sacrifices. This one is the one you surely can't afford to miss. Go watch The Dark Knight.Go now.

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A Review by talisencrw 10

Written by talisencrw on 2016-05-26

While it's clearly not as superlative as its famous predecessor, it's simply because of both Heath Ledger's outstanding and Oscar-winning pe... read more

While it's clearly not as superlative as its famous predecessor, it's simply because of both Heath Ledger's outstanding and Oscar-winning performance, and the character of the Joker's etching in our collective unconscious as the greatest comic-book villain ever created (with Lex Luthor a very distant second place). This is still a masterwork, and is an excellent coda to the finest filmic trilogy ever made. As great as Christopher Nolan is as a director, and as fine a film as 'Interstellar' is, I really don't know if he'll ever be able to top his work here, on these three films. But I, for one, am certainly looking forward to finding out...

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A Review by DoryDarko 10

Written by DoryDarko on 2017-02-21

So here we have it. The end of a trilogy, the end of an era of the universe of Batman through the eyes of Christopher Nolan. And baby, it go... read more

So here we have it. The end of a trilogy, the end of an era of the universe of Batman through the eyes of Christopher Nolan. And baby, it goes out with a bang... Going into the theatre tonight I actually wasn't sure what I was up for. I loved Batman Begins, but I didn't actually care that much for The Dark Knight. So the big question was, will TDKR actually be more like the first or the second film? The answer is: neither. This third instalment of the Nolan-franchise carries its weight all on its own merits. Despite the lack of any kind of intro or opening credits, there actually is plenty of build-up (partly thanks to the insane opening scene). The foundation for a proper, action-packed story is laid down perfectly, explaining things just enough whilst keeping the viewer intrigued to find out more. But if you thought that Nolan couldn't surpass his previous work, you will be pleasantly deceived. Christian Bale as Batman is terrific. Never before was a superhero so human, so vulnerable. As his mask of intangibility and anonymity slowly starts to crumble, this is a man who questions his reasons to keep being who he is, and he must figure it out before it is too late. Because somebody’s preparing to take him and Gotham down, and he might just be too strong for the Batman... This somebody is a character called Bane. As a character, an actor and a performance it must be incredibly hard to follow Heath Ledger's The Joker, which was easily one of the greatest villains to ever appear on the silver screen. But tonight, Tom Hardy took a swing for the fence... and made it. His performance is thrilling and actually frightening, in the sense that you don't just *know* you're supposed to be afraid of this character, you actually FEEL it. He instils a feeling of horror and discomfort that is not rivalled by many other film villains. What I actually liked about his character the most is the fact that unlike Scarecrow, who grew into being a villain, and the Joker, who was just a raving maniac, Bane was actually (literally) born from evil. Born in hell, as it is said in the film. This is not a man, this is a creature. A living, breathing manifestation of evil that cannot be reasoned or negotiated with. Hardy's performance is masterful. Since his creepy mask is never removed, he, like only a few actors before him, must act without the use of any facial expressions, making his voice is main tool. His manner of speech (and the sound of it through his mask) is enough to send chills down your spine. This is more than just a another villain from a superhero flick, this is a character that just got torpedoed into the top 10 of the greatest antagonists in the history of film. Now I realise that's a bold statement to make, but you just go and watch TDKR and prove me wrong. I would say a slight downside to this film is the overflow of characters, both new and old. Aside from the already familiar characters, three new major ones are introduced. And there are also many characters running along in the margin which may seem not important enough to pay attention to, but actually they are so you need to stay focused. I understand the character of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Blake, was written in specifically for him because Nolan wanted him in it. And although as a character he works just fine, it does feel like it was at the expense of Gary Oldman. As a cop, Levitt does everything that Oldman's character could've done, but he spends most of his screen time in the hospital, almost like they wanted to get him out of the way, and that's really too bad. Now, I was extremely excited to see what Nolan had done with Catwoman, because she is one of my favourite film characters. When I heard that she would be played by Anne Hathaway, I had my doubts. I thought she was just way too sweet to pull this off. But I must say, Ms Hathaway did a pretty good job. She is actually much more sly and devious than I thought she could be. The Nolan brothers, on the other hand, disappointed me here. Catwoman isn't really Catwoman, she's just a sexy girl in a spandex suit who can kick your ass. Her movements aren't even typically cat-like... So that was a bit of a letdown. I would also like to make a note on Michael Caine. I think his performance here was so much deeper and more character-driven than the other two films. In fact, there is one scene in particular, where he confesses something to Bruce, that almost moved me to tears. And this is actually TDKR’s greatest strength; unlike the other two films, this one deals much more with actual human emotions, it gives us an insight into what actually drives these characters, both heroes and villains alike. As much as I would love to, the word-limit restricts me from elaborating more on the characters, so I'll just move on to the technical stuff. And in that department, actually pretty much everything was perfect. The pacing was very well balanced, and during those 2 ½ hours I didn't get bored once. Great action scenes alternate with more quiet moments, and the special effects are absolutely awesome. Hans Zimmer once again delivered a terrific score and there was some high quality dialogue. Also in store: a couple of great plot twists and two very cool cameos... There are a few plot holes, but everything else easily makes up for it. I highly recommend The Dark Knight Rises. It is a worthy conclusion to the trilogy, and it far exceeded my expectations. _(July 2012)_

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A Review by Dark Jedi 5

Written by Dark Jedi on 2018-02-15

Batman was one of my childhood heroes from the Comic magazines even though the Swedish plonkers, in their infinite stupidity, had renamed hi... read more

Batman was one of my childhood heroes from the Comic magazines even though the Swedish plonkers, in their infinite stupidity, had renamed him to something as ridiculous “Läderlappen” which basically translates into “patch of leather”. Thus, when Christopher Nolan brought us Batman Begins and steered away from the ridiculous comic shows that the previous batman movies (except the first one) had turned into I was thrilled. Unfortunately I was equally disappointed with this one. I think the title of the movie is quite misleading since Batman isn’t exactly rising at all but rather sinking. If this would have been a movie about some other “guy” it would probably have been excellent but it isn’t. It’s about Batman and as such I had expected him to be the hero going around beating up the bad guys. Instead the movie starts downright boring with Batman having dug himself down into a swamp of melancholy and closed himself off from the world. When he finally starts to appear again he gets pretty much beaten at every turn not to mention conned out of the Wayne fortune. What the f… is that? It isn’t until the end that he starts to be the real Batman and even then it’s not very exciting. Actually Batman, as in Batman and not Wayne, is not really in the movie for a good chunk of the time and the real hero in this movie is really the young cop and he sure isn’t a particularly good substitute for the superhero Batman that I was expecting to watch. I was struggling with what to give this movie but in the end, since I probably would have thought it to be a good movie if it had not been labelled as a Batman movie, I gave it 5 out 10 stars. At least the special effects where quite okay.

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A Review by Reviewsforlife 10

Written by Reviewsforlife on 2020-09-13

"And when it is done, and Gotham is in ashes, then you have my permission to die." - Bane, the Dark Knight Rises. An epic, amazing end to... read more

"And when it is done, and Gotham is in ashes, then you have my permission to die." - Bane, the Dark Knight Rises. An epic, amazing end to the Dark Knight trilogy, with great acting, numerous complex subplots, a creepy villain, amazing action scenes and a heart-thumping score. I really love this film and consider it one of Nolan's better works, and I wish more people on the Internet would start giving it more respect. Oh, also, I really don't care about the small plot holes like the magic mechanical leg and Bruce appearing in Gotham when he was at the desert shortly before - do you really want to see ten minutes of Bruce using plastic surgery to fix his bone, or him in a airport going to Gotham?

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A Review by AstroNoud 9

Written by AstroNoud on 2022-01-15

Even though the plot feels messier than the previous two installments, one cannot resist a smile after the unexpected twist and final scenes... read more

Even though the plot feels messier than the previous two installments, one cannot resist a smile after the unexpected twist and final scenes, which make ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ a worthy final chapter of Nolan's epical trilogy. 9/10

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A Review by Geronimo1967 7

Written by Geronimo1967 on 2022-09-03

Tom Hardy is superb in this denouement to Christopher Nolan's "Batman" trilogy. His depiction of the clever and malevolent "Bane" is intrica... read more

Tom Hardy is superb in this denouement to Christopher Nolan's "Batman" trilogy. His depiction of the clever and malevolent "Bane" is intricate and terrifying in equal measure. Christian Bale also has the role very much under control now as he joins forces with his old pal "Gordon" (Gary Oldman) and jewel thief turned "Catwoman" (Anne Hathaway) to rise to his biggest challenge yet... What's great about this film is that is ties up all of the loose ends from the first two; it dots some i's and crosses the t's as the story neatly, and frequently quite subtly, introduces new threads to an old suit of clothes. This is an hugely characterful outing for all concerned - especially Sir Michael Caine as the wonderfully underplayed "Alfred" and Morgan Freeman as the arch-inventor "Fox". The plot takes it's time to develop, there is plenty of to-ing and fro-ing as they battle for the upper hand; new allies must learn to trust and to rely on each other. I found myself drawn to the "Bane" cause more than I ought to admit - a sign of a great baddie; you empathise with the evil (I think of "Darth Vader") especially once the story unveils traits in his character and elements of his history that, to a certain extent, justify his behaviour. The dialogue is sparing and potent and photography is really effective: the light and shade are used creatively with the Hans Zimmer score an huge improvement on his last outing. This is certainly one for a big screen - there is loads to see each time you watch, and though "Batman" was never my favourite super-hero, this has to be up there as one of the darkest and best super-hero films.

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A Review by SoSmooth1982 8

Written by SoSmooth1982 on 2023-04-25

I enjoyed watching the Dark Knight. They were at least able to keep the same batman from the the last one made too.... read more

I enjoyed watching the Dark Knight. They were at least able to keep the same batman from the the last one made too.

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A Review 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'...

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A Review by travisbell 9

Written by travisbell on 2012-07-25

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 st...

read more
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A Review by Chris! 10

Written by Chris! on 2012-07-28

I personally thought this film is on par if not better than the Dark Knight. Whilst some think the film is too long for the story I didn't find this. The length of the film is longer than some (but...

read more
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A Review by GeekMasher 9.5

Written by GeekMasher on 2013-03-15

The Dark Knight Rises is one of the best movies to come out in 2012. The story compels you to watch it time and time again. It also has I of, I my opinion, the best bad guys in any movie, Bane! Batman...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by Im_Infinity

Written by Im_Infinity on 2016-02-09

No doubt that the movie is one of the best movies of this era. The film doesn't lack in whatever it try to do.It has Simple narration with extraordinary Direction,Acting,Music,Cinematography and a lo...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by talisencrw 10

Written by talisencrw on 2016-05-26

While it's clearly not as superlative as its famous predecessor, it's simply because of both Heath Ledger's outstanding and Oscar-winning performance, and the character of the Joker's etching in our c...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by DoryDarko 10

Written by DoryDarko on 2017-02-21

So here we have it. The end of a trilogy, the end of an era of the universe of Batman through the eyes of Christopher Nolan. And baby, it goes out with a bang... Going into the theatre tonight I ac...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by Dark Jedi 5

Written by Dark Jedi on 2018-02-15

Batman was one of my childhood heroes from the Comic magazines even though the Swedish plonkers, in their infinite stupidity, had renamed him to something as ridiculous “Läderlappen” which basically t...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by Reviewsforlife 10

Written by Reviewsforlife on 2020-09-13

"And when it is done, and Gotham is in ashes, then you have my permission to die." - Bane, the Dark Knight Rises. An epic, amazing end to the Dark Knight trilogy, with great acting, numerous comple...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by AstroNoud 9

Written by AstroNoud on 2022-01-15

Even though the plot feels messier than the previous two installments, one cannot resist a smile after the unexpected twist and final scenes, which make ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ a worthy final chapter ...

read more
reviewer avatar

A Review by Geronimo1967 7

Written by Geronimo1967 on 2022-09-03

Tom Hardy is superb in this denouement to Christopher Nolan's "Batman" trilogy. His depiction of the clever and malevolent "Bane" is intricate and terrifying in equal measure. Christian Bale also has ...

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A Review by SoSmooth1982 8

Written by SoSmooth1982 on 2023-04-25

I enjoyed watching the Dark Knight. They were at least able to keep the same batman from the the last one made too....

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