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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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When Bane, a former member of the League of Shadows, plans to continue the work of Ra's al Ghul, the Dark Knight is forced to return after an eight year absence to stop him.

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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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The Legend Ends See more »

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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

In the film there are a total of five Oscar winners: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Marion Cotillard, Anne Hathaway and three Oscar nominees: Gary Oldman, Tom Conti, Liam Neeson. Additionally, Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal appears in archive footage, bringing the total nominees to nine, unprecedented in a comic book film. See more »

Goofs

When Selina is fighting the goons on the roof and Batman comes to help her, her shoes go from being high heels to flats (especially noticeable when she runs for the Bat) - despite clearly making a point of her shoes being heels in the prior scene with Daggett 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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"This motion picture was shot and finished on film" See more »

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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight (2014) 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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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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