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 from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director:

Christopher Nolan

Writers:

Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
Top Rated Movies #73 | Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 38 wins & 102 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Bale ... Bruce Wayne
Gary Oldman ... Commissioner Gordon
Tom Hardy ... Bane
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Blake
Anne Hathaway ... Selina
Marion Cotillard ... Miranda
Morgan Freeman ... Fox
Michael Caine ... Alfred
Matthew Modine ... Foley
Alon Aboutboul ... Dr. Pavel (as Alon Moni Aboutboul)
Ben Mendelsohn ... Daggett
Burn Gorman ... Stryver
Daniel Sunjata ... Captain Jones
Aidan Gillen ... CIA Op
Sam Kennard Sam Kennard ... Special Ops Sergeant
Edit

Storyline

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight (2008), 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Every Legend Has An End See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tom Hardy and Burn Gorman appeared in Wuthering Heights (2009). See more »

Goofs

(at around 56 mins) When Bruce is speaking to Alfred while sitting at a computer in the cave after he returns from rescuing Selina Kyle, his hair is lying unkempt over his left eye. However, when the camera moves to show Alfred and returns almost immediately to Bruce, his hair is neatly slicked back over his eyes. 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.
See more »

Crazy Credits

"This motion picture was shot and finished on film" See more »

Alternate Versions

On IMAX 70mm prints of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, this film's prologue was shown as a special preview. It contained, with only one exception, entirely different takes of Bane's dialogue. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Oscars 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Pavane pour une infante défunte
Written by Maurice Ravel
Performed by the Minnesota Orchestra with Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Conductor
Courtesy of Countdown Media
See more »

User Reviews

 
Dark knight rises
11 February 2021 | by sjwmsjwSee all my reviews

There's a common misconception when it comes to The Dark Knight Rises especially regarding how it tackles it's themes and story: this film isn't trying to raise the stakes, it's trying to add to the story, in this case his loneliness, his sense of powerlessness.

Hans Zimmer's score is some of the best I've ever heard, Wally Pfister peaked, had the best choreographed action scenes out of the whole trilogy, had the most emotionally resonant story out of the trilogy for sure. A very well made and satisfying conclusion that makes this trilogy one of the best .. ever?

A perfect comic book movie, certainly one of my favourites of all time


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3,353 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

20 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arkham See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$160,887,295, 22 July 2012

Gross USA:

$448,139,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,081,142,612
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed