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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 is forced to return from his imposed exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman.

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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

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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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Arkham  »

Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$160,887,295 (USA) (20 July 2012)

Gross:

$448,130,642 (USA) (7 December 2012)
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Trivia

The actual plane used in the movie by the CIA operative to transport Dr. Pavel later crashed almost a year later after the film was released. The aircraft, a Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante registered ZS-NVB, crashed on June 29th, 2013 in Botswana. Both the pilot and co-pilot died in the crash. See more »

Goofs

In "Batman Begins" Lucius Fox says about the Batsuit: "This sucker will stop a knife." In "The Dark Knight Rises", Batman gets stabbed. However, in "The Dark Knight", Fox gives Batman a new suit that makes him more agile but also "more vulnerable to knives and gunfire". If Batman kept his old suit, it's likely that the knife would've been less effective. 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

The Batman symbol is made of ice, and cracks as it zooms into the screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.193 (2012) See more »

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Rosen aus dem Süden, Op. 388
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The best movie trilogy ever made.
2 September 2014 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

I knew right from the opening shot of Gordon's eulogy "I knew Harvey Dent..." with the breaking to form the Bat symbol, that this was going to be epic. It was obvious from the beginning that the film legend. In fact, I loved it and I think it is the best movies The Dark Knight. I absolutely Loved it, and I'm glad they really humanized Batman and limited his screen time in this film. Some "comic booky-actiony" type fans didn't like the small amount of time we actually see Batman, but that was the whole point of the trilogy! The ending, where Foley says "there's only one police in this town" while doing their march against Bane was really awesome. The ending was perfect. But the movie has missed the Joker. I say as both a Batman fanboy and especially a Nolan fanboy that this is the perfect trilogy.


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