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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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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

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling and Mark Ruffalo were considered to play John Blake before Joseph Gordon-Levitt was ultimately cast. DiCaprio was one of the actors considered to play Robin in Batman Forever (1995) before Chris O'Donnell got the part. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce shoots the arrow at the target and startles Selena, it clearly hits right on the number 7 on the target. A moment later from Bruce's perspective, the arrow is in the target a full 6 inches to the right of the number 7. 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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References Licence to Kill (1989) See more »

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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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