With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets of Gotham. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Dark, complex and unforgettable, The Dark Knight succeeds not just as an entertaining comic book film, but as a richly thrilling crime saga.
You come away impressed, oppressed, provoked, and beaten down, holding on to Ledger's squirrelly incandescence as a beacon in the darkness. | Full Review...
For all The Dark Knight's occasionally bombastic excess, it sort of does top them all, and not only in star power and sheer number of things blown up. | Full Review...
Pitched at the divide between art and industry, poetry and entertainment, The Dark Knight goes darker and deeper than any Hollywood movie of its comic-book kind.
Watching The Dark Knight is like gazing into a mirror on a waning moon night: chilling and mesmerizing. | Full Review...
Christopher Nolan is much, much smarter than your average filmmaker.
Tagline: Why So Serious?
Genres: action, crime, drama, thriller
Categories: batman character, gotham, psychopath, criminal mastermind, bank robbery, super villain, double life, joker character, vigilante, chinese mafia, mixed martial arts, sadist, scarred face, dual identity, masked vigilante, evil smile, coin flip, anarchist, moral dilemma, superhero, bruce wayne character, district attorney, crime fighter, evil clown, disfigurement, batmobile, billionaire, urban setting, mob boss, hong kong, fake nurse, die hard scenario, action noir, female cop, mind game, mass murderer, conflicted hero, time bomb, hostage
Editor: Lee Smith
Casting: John Papsidera
Director of photography: Wally Pfister
Costume design: Lindy Hemming
Associate producer: Jordan Goldberg
Production design: Nathan Crowley
Runtime: 152 min
Country: USA, UK
Language: English, Mandarin
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS, IMAX 6-Track
Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
Color: Color (Technicolor)