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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | | Action, Thriller | 20 July 2012 (USA)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

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Cast

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Storyline

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city. Written by WellardRockard

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A Fire Will Rise See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£14,362,443 (United Kingdom), 22 July 2012, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$160,887,295, 22 July 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$448,139,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,084,939,099
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

John Nolan: The uncle of director Christopher Nolan and co-writer Jonathan Nolan, as well as the father of Miranda Nolan, reprises his role from Batman Begins (2005) as Wayne Enterprises board member Douglas Fredericks. He previously appeared in Christopher's debut film, Following (1998). See more »

Goofs

The soldiers assisting in the pickup of Dr. Pavel are elite Delta Force operators, as evidenced by the distinctive USASOC patch and Airborne tab worn on their uniform. However, they make numerous tactical mistakes when the plane comes under attack. When Bane's henchmen begin shooting through the plane windows, the supposedly highly trained soldiers are bewildered, and make no move to engage them or take cover, allowing themselves to be gunned down. Meanwhile, two others ignore the attack and instead physically assault the restrained henchmen. Additionally, when the plane is tilted to vertical, one of the soldiers who falls to the rear struggles for several seconds to unholster his weapon- something no soldier would do, let alone a highly trained Delta Force operator. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jim Gordon: I knew Harvey Dent. I was his friend. And it will be a very long time before someone... inspires us the way he did. I believed in Harvey Dent.
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Crazy Credits

This film features a new DC Comics logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The LEGO Batman Movie (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Star-Spangled Banner
Written by Francis Scott Key and John Stafford Smith
Performed by Charles Jackson Coyne (as CJ Coyne)
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
Dark Knight Rises Falls Flat
28 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

as much as i am huge fan of the batman in almost every facet of the genre, i am having a hard time getting completely behind this film. it makes the same mistake a lot of sequels do: it tries to pack too much into the story. the reason why the first two films in the trilogy, batman begins and the dark knight, worked so well was because they mostly focused on one central story and villain. in the dark knight rises there are too many new characters and too many story lines to be introduced and told that the film loses focus. sure it has plenty of action which you would expect but nolan strays too far from the source material when it comes to the characters in the film. the cast does a fine job with the script they had to work with and most film goers will probably like this film but i think true fans of the batman who know the history of the characters will wonder what nolan is doing to their batman.


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