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Follows 

Batman Begins (2005)

References 

Batman: The Movie (1966)
Batman attempting to get rid of the bomb is a direct allusion to the original Batman film in 1966 when Batman cannot find a place to drop a bomb. In both movies, the spherical bomb goes off in the sea.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Selina Kyle knocking down a crippled Bruce Wayne by kicking his crutches resembles the same move used by Frank to knock down a crippled Morton.
Dirty Harry (1971)
Jon Blake throws his badge in to the water like Harry Callahan
Licence to Kill (1989)
The opening mid air hijack is almost identical in set up and execution.
The Crow (1994)
The flaming bat symbol resembles the flaming crow from the movie
The Sum of All Fears (2002)
bombing at a football game
Gangs of New York (2002)
The fight scene between League of Shadows and Gotham Police Department
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) says to Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman) "Now you're just showing off". This is the same line that Bruce Nolan (Jim Carrey) says to God (Morgan Freeman) in "Bruce Almighty".
Prison Break (2005) (TV Series)
Wade Williams portrays the warden of Blackgate prison in The Dark Knight Rises. In Prison Break, Wade Williams portrayed Brad Bellick, a corrections officer with hopes of becoming a Warden.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
In both films Anne Hathaways character delivers something to the home of someone wealthy. She is instructed to leave it, get out and lock the door behind her, but instead she sticks around to meet people who live there
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010) (Video)
Bane enters the Gotham Stock Exchange disguised as a motorbike deliveryman, wearing a red helmet and biker's jacket (a clear nod to the Jason Todd Red Hood character from the "Under the Red Hood" film).

Referenced in 

The Blockbuster Buster: Van Helsing (2010) (TV Episode)
"Hey look your getting a threequel"
South Park: Mysterion Rises (2010) (TV Episode)
With the first Coon episode being a parody of 'The Dark Knight', this episodes title is a reference to this upcoming film's title.
Conan: Damn the Torpedoes, Full Greed Ahead (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions this movie in a joke at the beginning of the show
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Anne Hathaway will play Catwoman
Conan: The Dr. and Mrs. Howard P. Reynolds Foundation Murders (2011) (TV Episode)
Anne Hathaway's role as Catwoman is discussed during her interview
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt mentions that he plays John Blake in the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when Film Brain discusses upcoming movies
Conan: Out with the Old, in with the Hastily-Repainted Old (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and joked about during the Conologue
Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (2012) (TV Movie)
Kevin Smith talks in depth about the trailers for it.
Saturday Night Live: Zooey Deschanel/Karmin (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in one of the "Eastwood Ad" segments
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #4.17 (2012) (TV Episode)
Einav mentions that Alon Abutbul is in the movie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.111 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith mentions seeing an ad for the film
Conan: I Believe the Children Are Our Future D-Bags (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Fan Corrections segment
Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among anticipated blockbusters
Tosh.0: Bubb Rubb (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.172 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Morgan Freeman from the film will be on later this week
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.173 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Morgan Freeman from the film will be on tomorrow
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.104 (2012) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the upcoming Batman movie.
Midnight Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.179 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that every Olympic athlete who wears the Chinese-made uniform will get a free bootleg copy of the new Batman movie
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.105 (2012) (TV Episode)
The round table discusses an issue about the movie.
Midnight Screenings: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Bum Reviews: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.184 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith says he loved the film
The Cinema Snob: The Erotic Adventures of Dickman and Throbbin (2012) (TV Episode)
Snob gives it an honorable mention
5 Second Movies: The Batman Trilogy (2012) (TV Episode)
Benzaie reenacts a scene from this movie
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Murderer (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and the movie poster is shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.193 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Tom Hardy played Bane in the film
Mad: Average-ers/Legend of Dora (2012) (TV Episode)
Agent Coulson - "Batman has his own movie this year."
Almost Perfect (2012)
Poster for the film is seen at the cinema.
30 Rock: The Beginning of the End (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says, "Look at what my good friend Bane tried to do to Gotham"
Studio C: Episode #1.9 (2012) (TV Episode)
Bane makes a surprise appearance at a birthday party.
South Park: Insecurity (2012) (TV Episode)
Bane masks seen
Trollied: Episode #2.8 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Andy
South Park: A Nightmare on Facetime (2012) (TV Episode)
seen on sign at Blockbuster
Mad: Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan (2012) (TV Episode)
The Tom Hardy Bane is seen protecting trick or treaters from those who can turn into a bat.
The Cinema Snob: Violent Shit 4.0 (2012) (TV Episode)
Snob imitates Bane's voice when talking over a character who resembles him
Glee: The Role You Were Born to Play (2012) (TV Episode)
Ryder says that since all he does is study, hasn't even seen "The Dark Knight Rises" yet.
Mad: Total Recall Me Maybe/The Asgardigans (2012) (TV Episode)
A picture of the Dark Knight Bread Riser appears on the side of a building in the Spy Vs. Spy skit.
Glee: Dynamic Duets (2012) (TV Episode)
Sam does an impersonation of Bane
Tosh.0: Season 4 Web Reflection (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced by Tosh
Pastor Mike Online: Sandy Hook Massacre and Viewer Questions (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.62 (2012) (TV Episode)
JibJab recap of the year depicts Batman saying "We really kicked box office butt"
Pastor Mike Online: Gun Control, NDAA and 12-21-12 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Parenthood: Keep on Rowing (2013) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Pastor Mike Online: Crying Wolf and Occult Significance of Owls (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mike.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.67 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jenni Farley says her fiancé bought her the DVD for Christmas
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Wintertime 2012-2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
In one of the pictures from the dance, Dallin and Jaren are seen with a cutout of Batman from "The Dark Knight Rises".
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic - "For every realization Where the Wild Things Are is a brilliant movie, there's a realization that maybe the Dark Knight Rises was incredibly stupid".
Tosh.0: The Oscars Spoiler Alerts (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.100 (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard Roeper says that the film should have been considered for Best Picture
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.104 (2013) (TV Episode)
Still of Joey King in the film is shown
The Simpsons: Dark Knight Court (2013) (TV Episode)
Lenny dresses up as Bane.
Nostalgia Critic: Catwoman (2013) (TV Episode)
Anne Hathaway's version of Catwoman appears
After Lately: Tased and Confused (2013) (TV Episode)
Chuy mentions having watched the latest Batman movie.
Mad: Pokémonsters, Inc./Bane and Kate (2013) (TV Episode)
Bane appears in the Bane & Kate skit.
Guacamelee! (2013) (Video Game)
There's a poster advertising a fight between look-like Bane and Batman wrestlers.
Midnight Screenings: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
Dave criticizes this film because he believes Batman doesn't quit.
The World's End (2013)
During the Cross Hands fight, Andy breaks the back of a blank youth in the same fashion Bane breaks Batman's back.
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: High Adventure 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Travis quotes Bane when Kyle Makaiwi mentions Tom Hardy.
We're the Millers (2013)
Jason Sudeikis mocks Bane at one point in the movie
The Dark Knight in the Playroom (2013) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue.
James & Mike Mondays: King of Monsters 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
After seeing a football stadium get destroyed in King of the Monsters 2, Mike comments that the football stadium scene in the movie was his favorite part.
In Depth: Ben Shapiro (2013) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro says this film has a conservative story line
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.158 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jenni 'Jwoww' Farley mentions Tom Hardy being in a mask.
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)
Michael E. Ulsan is introduced as the film's executive producer.
Oh That Grinch!: Thanksgiving (2013) (TV Episode)
The Grinch's dad proposes watching this film after Thanksgiving dinner
Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight (2014) (TV Episode)
British Bastard brings up the sequel
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions The Dark Knight films in his review of the comic book Batman: Den lange Halloween
Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
To be reviewed next time
The Graham Norton Show: Gary Oldman/Toni Collette/Nick Frost/London Grammar (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham and Gary Oldman
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Strangest (Yet Best) Couples (2014) (TV Episode)
Batman and Catwoman take #5
Bad Movie Beatdown: This Means War (2014) (TV Episode)
mentions Tom Hardy as Bane
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Achievement titled "Light it up" after the line from The Dark Knight Rises that Batman says to Gordon toward the end of the film
Face Off: Industrial Revolution (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Studio C: Episode #4.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Bane is interrogated by the police.
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
Music used
Epic Ink: The Duel and the Dark Knight (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialog
Warren: Warren Meets the Crimson Jester (2014) (TV Episode)
The poster hangs on the wall in the living room.
The Smiling Man (2014) (Short)
poster shown
Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (2014)
The main character is obsessed with Anne Hathaway based on her performance in "The Dark Knight Rises".

Features 

Batman Begins (2005)
Contains footage from the film "Batman Begins" (Ra's Al Ghul flashback)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Contains footage from the film "The Dark Knight" (Harvey Dent flashback)

Featured in 

Side by Side (2012)
clip
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.16 (2012) (TV Episode)
trailer shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.174 (2012) (TV Episode)
Morgan Freeman introduces a clip from his film
Fantástico: Episode dated 15 July 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Cast is interviewed and footage from the film is seen
Maltin on Movies: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Half in the Bag: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Big Review: Comic Con Special (2012) (TV Episode)
The film was reviewed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Marion Cotillard/Olate Dogs/Third Day (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Marion Cotillard films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.42 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
Maltin on Movies: Playing for Keeps (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
Film Brain rambles on about why he didn't like this movie
The Nostalgia Chick: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
compares character relationships in this trilogy
The Blockbuster Buster: Honest Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
At the Movies: Episode #10.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 4 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2012.
The Oscars Red Carpet Live (2013) (TV Movie)
Movies of 2012 presentation.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Renegade Cut: Morality and Modern Politics in the Dark Knight Trilogy (2013) (TV Episode)
Morality and modern politics in The Dark Knight trilogy are the subject of this editorial
Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight Rises (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Shameful Sequels: The Dark Knight Rises: Part II (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is still being reviewed
The Cinema Snob: Godzilla's Revenge (2014) (TV Episode)
The famous chant is played over the scene of the boy trying to climb out of the pit
Anime Abandon: Angel Blade (2014) (TV Episode)
recalling Batman's final words with Gordon
Anime Abandon: Fatal Fury: Double Impact (2014) (TV Episode)
"Krouser is Bane!" and Sage imitates him
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Best Film Trailers (2014) (TV Episode)
trailer takes #6
Interstellar: Nolan's Odyssey (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Conan: The Gentile's Bar Mitzvah (2011) (TV Episode)
Leaked amateur footage is spoofed
Conan: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Karaoke (2011) (TV Episode)
More fake amateur leaked footage shown
The Dark Knight Binges (2012) (Short)
Alcohol Parody
Mad: Taking Nemo/Once Upon a Toon (2012) (TV Episode)
The Dark Knight Bread Riser skit is a spoof of this title.
Demo Reel: The Dark Knight Begins Rising (2012) (TV Episode)
The entire episode lampoons the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy. Film also mentioned in the episode's title.
Not Now John: The Endless Raging Bat (2013) (TV Episode)
The title references Batman, and they spoof Christian Bale's Batman and Tom Hardy's Bane.
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Steve and Rob make fun of Bane's voice
Robot Chicken: Legion of Super-Gyros (2014) (TV Episode)
Parodies end of the movie
Robot Chicken: El Skeletorito (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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