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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

 -  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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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:

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

Gross:

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

Out of respect for Heath Ledger, the Joker is never once mentioned for the whole film. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce Wayne checks his computer in the bat cave and looks at the files he has on Seline Kyle, there is an Incident Report by the Gotham Police Department. On the top, it says "Klye, Selina", instead of "Kyle, Selina". 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 title does not appear onscreen until after the last scene and before the end credits. See more »

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Referenced in Tosh.0: The Oscars Spoiler Alerts (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Pavane pour une infante défunte
Written by Maurice Ravel
Performed by the Minnesota Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Conductor
Courtesy of Countdown Media
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Best Movie Ever!
16 July 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie will blow you away. Nolan has done it again; this time, better. A brilliant array of cinematic magic to bring an outstanding superhero to the big screen. I was fortunate to be able to attend an advanced screening of this spectacular movie in IMAX. A must watch and a truly astonishing thrill in IMAX.The Dark Knight Rises is phenomenal and makes other superhero movies look like rubbish. Comparing this movie to previous parts in the franchise - this particular film is of a much greater level. The acting displays are superb and Bane's role is particularly astonishing. Nolan has taken brilliance to a whole new level. A must watch for anyone. 10/10.


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