The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

  • PG-13
  • 152 min
  • USA, UK
  • action, crime, drama, thriller
9/10

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Oldman

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

  • PG-13
  • 152 min
  • USA, UK
  • action, crime, drama, thriller
9/10

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Oldman

Dark, complex and unforgettable, The Dark Knight succeeds not just as an entertaining comic book film, but as a richly thrilling crime saga.

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Director


  • Christopher Nolan
    Christopher Nolan
    Christopher Jonathan James Nolan (born July 30, 1970) is a British/American film director, screenwriter and producer. He is known for writing and directing such critically acclaimed films as Memento (2000), Insomnia (2002), The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), and rebooting the Batman film franchise. Nolan is the founder of the production company Syncopy Films. He often collaborates with...

Main Cast


Reviews


Ty Burr (Boston Globe)

You come away impressed, oppressed, provoked, and beaten down, holding on to Ledger's squirrelly incandescence as a beacon in the darkness. | Full Review...

Dana Stevens (Slate)

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...

Manohla Dargis (New York Times)

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.

Lisa Kennedy (Denver Post)

Watching The Dark Knight is like gazing into a mirror on a waning moon night: chilling and mesmerizing. | Full Review...

Laremy Legel (Film.com)

Christopher Nolan is much, much smarter than your average filmmaker.

Crew


Producer: Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Lorne Orleans

Editor: Lee Smith

Casting: John Papsidera, Nicholas Gall, Lucinda Syson

Director of photography: Wally Pfister

Original music composer: Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard

Costume design: Lindy Hemming

Executive producer: Thomas Tull, Michael Uslan, Kevin De La Noy, Benjamin Melniker

Associate producer: Jordan Goldberg

Production design: Nathan Crowley

Details


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)