The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

  • 2012
  • PG-13
  • 165 min
  • UK, USA
  • action, adventure

Bane, an imposing terrorist, attacks Gotham City and disrupts its eight-year-long period of peace. This forces Bruce Wayne to come out of hiding and don the cape and cowl of Batman again.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy

The Dark Knight Rises is an ambitious, thoughtful, and potent action film that concludes Christopher Nolan's franchise in spectacular fashion.

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  • 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


  • David Harris (Spectrum Culture)

    This conceit feels somewhat stale this time around, but a fearsome turn by Hardy keeps the action taut and the film exciting.

  • Lisa Kennedy (Dever Post)

    The director and cowriter/brother Jonathan Nolan pay heed to Wayne's wounded emotional arc. And the film is a feat of painstakingly crafted closure.

  • Anthony Lane (New Yorker)

    The story is dense, overlong, and studded with references that will make sense only to those intimate with Nolan's previous excursions into Batmanhood. | Full Review...


Producer: Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas

Editor: Lee Smith

Casting: John Papsidera, Toby Whale

Director of photography: Wally Pfister

Original music composer: Hans Zimmer

Costume design: Lindy Hemming

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

Production design: Nathan Crowley, Kevin Kavanaugh

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 165 min

Country: UK, USA

Language: English, Arabic

Sound Mix: SDDS, Datasat, Dolby Digital, IMAX 6-Track, Dolby Atmos

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Color: Color

Also Known As

  • Il cavaliere oscuro - Il ritorno (IT)
  • El caballero oscuro: La leyenda renace (ES)
  • O Cavaleiro das Trevas Renasce (PT)