Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham. The Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
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
The football stadium scene was filmed at Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers' team colors are black and yellow, same as the Gotham Rogues. The fans were also seen twirling yellow rally towels, a nod to the real-life "Terrible Towel" made famous by the Steelers and their long time announcer Myron Cope. See more »
(at around 23 mins) Following the scene where Bane's sniper goes into the sewer and Commissioner Gordon gives chase, there is an explosion. The blast comes up through the manhole and the cop (on the left) clearly has flame retardant jelly covering his face. See more »
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 film was perhaps the best film I've ever seen. I even forked up the extra 40 dollars to see the entire trilogy in IMAX again on opening night. This film was just amazing in every single aspect. The story line was flawless, even leaving 'TDK' in shadows, it was simply blood pumping, leaving you at the edge of your seat every single second. The pacing was perfect for the story, it progressed the plot in such a way for you to be able to see all this writing presented magically. The Legnth was 2 hours 45 minutes, and honestly, I wish it never ended. I wouldn't mind seeing a 4 hour movie. Tom Hardy was able to execute emotion and intimidate the audience using just his eyes and forehead. Christian Bale simply gave the best performance he's ever done to date. Anne Hatheway has gotten a lot of complaints and misjudgments, she was the best Cat Woman to date, BY FAR. Joseph Gordan Levitt was just perfect for his role, and of course Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, and Morgan Freeman brought another great performance, as well as all the other actors. The special effects were breath taking, better than any I've ever witnessed, including Avatar. Hans Zimmer brings another great score for the film, the best work he's done on the entire trilogy. This film will go in different directions then you will expect, and will leave you KNOWING that this is the best film of all. It beats out any film I can think of in all aspects, and I have to say, it is probably my favorite film to date. Please see this in IMAX because it is simply breath taking. I've seen it in a regular theater also, and assure you that the IMAX is worth it. The Dark Knight Rose.
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