The Dark Knight

(2008)

The Dark Knight Synopsis

The follow-up to the action hit "Batman Begins," "The Dark Knight" reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne. In the new film, Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker.

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How Did Heath Ledger Ruin Christian Bale's Dark Knight Plans?How Did Heath Ledger Ruin Christian Bale's Dark Knight Plans?
Christian Bale reveals that he didn't quite 'nail it' as Batman in The Dark Knight trilogy, partially because of Heath Ledger's amazing work.
Is the Joker the Hero in The Dark Knight?Is the Joker the Hero in The Dark Knight?
A new fan theory claims The Joker was the protagonist in Christopher Nolan's 2008 epic The Dark Knight.
Go Inside Heath Ledger's Joker Diary from The Dark KnightGo Inside Heath Ledger's Joker Diary from The Dark Knight
A German documentary about the life of Heath Ledger delves into his time spent behind the Joker make-up.
Christian Bale Reveals the Origins of His Batman Voice in The Dark Knight Trilogy
The actor thought he screwed up his audition by using the controversial voice. Plus, he looks forward to seeing what Ben Affleck will do as Batman.
Check Out Cillian Murphy and Anne Hathaway's Batman Auditions
Plus, see Aaron Eckhart and Tom Hardy's early makeup test photos from The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray, in stores today.
Watch Christopher Nolan Break Down His Original Batman Pitch for Warner Bros.
The director and Warner Bros. president Jeff Robinov discuss how this blockbuster trilogy finally got off the ground after years of development.
Watch Christian Bale's Batman Audition in Val Kilmer's Batsuit!
Amy Adams stepped in for the actor's screen test before he won this coveted role in director Christopher Nolan's trilogy.
The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray Debuts September 24th
This six-disc set will feature all three of director Christopher Nolan's Batman movies, along with hours of new special features.
The Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collectors Edition Box Set Revealed
This massive collection will include nine discs, a book, three villain prints, a poster and three Batman toy vehicles.
The Dark Knight Never-Before-Seen Heath Ledger Set Photos
Five new images of The Joker offer a look at the late actor as he spends his final days shooting Christopher Nolan's classic comic book sequel.
EXCLUSIVE: Heath Ledger Was Possessed During The Dark Knight Says Real Exorcist of The Devil Inside
Rev. Bob Larson offers his opinion on the untimely death of The Joker actor, saying that some actors are in need of an exorcism.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows - Part 2 Breaks Opening Day Record with $92.1 Million
The finale film in the series is expected to take in at least $175 million for its opening weekend, destroying the previous record set by The Dark Knight.
Inception and The Dark Knight App Editions Coming from Warner Bros.
Christopher Nolan's two iconic blockbusters will be available for download on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with new special features.
CONTEST: Win Big Prizes from The Dark Knight on iTunes!
Take a look at these prizes you can win in celebration of DC Comics' 75th Anniversary.
Christian Bale Was Possibly Set to Play Superman?
Director Wolfgang Petersen revealed Bale was up for a part in his Batman vs. Superman project that was never filmed.
Avatar to Replace The Dark Knight as Second Highest Grossing Film of All-Time
James Cameron's Golden Globe winning film dominated the Friday box office with $9.1 million.
SDCC 2009: Next Batman Movie Starts Filming Next Year!
Actor Gary Oldman reveals some details at Comic-Con.
DC Comics Gives Updates on Their Movie Adaptations
We've got information on projects like Bizarro Superman, The Flash and more!
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Owns the Weekend with Another $112 Million
The hard-hitting sequel has earned $201.2 million since Wednesday.
The Dark Knight Runs Rings Around the Saturn Awards
Last summer's blockbuster took home five awards at last night's event.
The Dark Knight Breaks the $1 Billion Mark
The popular Batman sequel is only the fourth film to reach that amount at the box office.
Script for Third Batman Movie Is Underway!
Producer Chuck Roven confirms that the script is being written, although details remain elusive.
The 81st Annual Academy Award Nominations!
See which of your favorite movies will be going home with the gold statue.
The Dark Knight Heads Back to IMAX This Weekend
Here's a complete list of the theaters where you can relive this blockbuster again.
CONTEST: Win Tickets for The Dark Knight's Re-Release!
We have some tickets for the fans to see this blockbuster in theaters all over again.
66th Annual Golden Globes Winners!
Find out who took home this year's awards.
The Dark Knight Nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award
The mega-blockbuster keeps racking up the guild nominations en route to possible Oscar nominations.
The Dark Knight Is Nominated for a WGA Award
The latest Batman film continues its march towards the Oscars with another nomination for best screenplay.
The Dark Knight Nominated for Best Film by Producer's Guild of America
The latest Batman film competes with Frost/Nixon, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button for the honor.
BEST of 2008: A Look Back at This Year's Film Highlights!
We acknowledge the moments that made this year's Box Office worth visiting!
Alan Horn Talks The Dark Knight Sequel Rumors
The president of Warner Bros. clears the air on the anticipated sequel.
The Dark Knight Breaks Blu-ray Records!
Blu-ray sales alone have reached 1.7 million worldwide.
Warner Bros. 2009 Sneak Preview
Including Inkheart, He's Just Not That Into You, Friday the 13th, Under the Sea 3D, Watchmen and more.
Heath Ledger Wins Australian Film Institute Best Actor Award
The late actor gets his country's most prestigious film award.
The Dark Knight to Return to Theaters January 23. Will You Go Again?
Film poised to gross over $1 billion dollars.
The Dark Knight Is ITunes Hottest Download - Even Before It's Release!
The world's highest grossing superhero film is now the top download of the year on iTunes.
The Dark Knight Score DQ'd from Academy Awards Contention
Apparently, the Academy took issue with the number of composers of the score.
Christopher Nolan Talks About a Third Batman Film
The director talks about NOT making a follow-up to The Dark Knight.... sort of.
Best Rumor Stories of 2008 Featuring The Dark Knight & G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra!
We've culled together the best unpublished rumor stories of recent months.
First Look at The Dark Knight Official DVD / Blu-ray Covers and Details!
Get your first look at the official details of the upcoming Batman release, plus see the sell-sheets and box covers!
The Dark Knight Rises Up to DVD and Blu-ray on December 9th!
The street date for this year's biggest film is finally confirmed, and we get a glimpse at the artwork and the sell-sheets for the releases!
Warner Bros. Going Blu with Award Screeners
The studio will give Academy voters the option to receive award screeners in either standard or Blu-ray formats.
New The Dark Knight Blu-ray Details
Some new information emerges about this highly-anticipated 1080p release.
The Dark Knight to Hit Theaters Again in January
Warner Bros. wants some Oscar attention.
Philip Seymour Hoffman Responds to Those Pesky The Dark Knight Penguin Rumors
He hasn't been cast yet, but the actor certainly isn't ruling it out.
Aaron Eckhardt's Two-Face Will Not Be Back in the Next Batman Movie
The actor responds to the "controversy" around Harvey Dent/Two Face's death in the film.
Early The Dark Knight DVD Packaging
Some new images have hit the net on the various editions this blockbuster will be released in.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: The Dark Knight Remains Atop the Box Office for a Fourth Consecutive Week
Pineapple Express and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants fare well in their debut weekend.
The Dark Knight Becomes the 7th Highest Grossing Film of All Time
The Christopher Nolan blockbuster just passed Spider-Man yesterday.
Will The Dark Knight Blu-Ray Feature BD Live?
Some rumblings from the web surface about this sequel's impending BD release.
The Dark Knight Passes $400 Million in Record Time
Chalk up yet another box-office record for the Christopher Nolan film.
Box Office Beat Down: The Dark Knight Flies High for Third Week in a Row with Another $43.8 Million
The Mummy almost makes it into the top spot with a close $42.4 million.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: The Dark Knight Dominates for a Second Weekend in a Row
The Step Brothers finishes in a solid second place.
The Dark Knight's Final Weekend Gross: $158.3 Million!
The Sunday grosses came in even more than first estimated.
BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: The Dark Knight Conquers All with $155 Million!
Mamma Mia! a modest hit in second place with $27 million.
The Dark Knight Breaks Midnight Screening Record
The Batman Begins sequel takes in $18.5 milliion from midnight shows.
CONTEST: Win The Dark Knight Score!
Here's your chance to take home the music of the film on CD.
BOOS! AND WHOOP-DOOS: The Week of June 29th-July 5th
B. Alan Orange looks at The Dark Knight, Rumer Willis, Hellboy II, and the latest from the Apatow Gang!
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: The Dark Knight Cast Interview Featurette!
We chat with the cast and crew of the latest Batman movie in this exciting featurette.
HBO First Look at The Dark Knight
Two HBO video interviews plus a car chase clip.
The Dark Knight's Joker Strikes Again!
The villain has defaced some more websites and more.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Trailer Attached to The Dark Knight IMAX
No official word on whether a trailer will be released in standard theaters, though.
The Dark Knight Thursday Shows Already Selling Out
New screening times are being created for the highly-anticipated blockbuster.
The Dark Knight Bat Signal Sines Bright in NYC!
Here's a glimpse at the latest from this massive marketing campaign.
The Dark Knight's Two Face Revealed Again!
Check out these spoiler-filled pictures revealing Harvey Dent's fate!
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Gary Oldman Delve Into The Dark Knight
We go one-on-one with three key elements to the blockbuster sequel.
Watch 14 Clips from The Dark Knight!
We have 12 clips and two behind-the-scenes featurettes from the new Batman flick.
CONTEST: Win Some Huge Prizes from The Dark Knight!
We have some awesome swag that we're giving away from this sequel.
Christian Bale Says That His Batman Won't Ever Team Up with Robin
The actor squashes any hope of seeing the teen sidekick return.
New The Dark Knight Poster
The viral marketing campaign gives us the latest poster for the sequel.
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Christian Bale & Christopher Nolan Talk The Dark Knight!
We go 1-on-1 with Batman and the director of summer's biggest film!
New Extended The Dark Knight Trailer!
It seems we haven't seen the last new footage from this upcoming movie.
The Dark Knight's Citizen's for Batman to Bring a Major Show of Force July 8th!
Registered Citizens for Batman get a bag of goodies.
EXCLUSIVE: Will Chris Nolan Recast the Joker for Batman 3 or Will the Riddler Take His Place?
The director isn't even sure he wants to come back for a third film.
Over 30 New Images from The Dark Knight!
Get batty with new high res photos from this upcoming blockbuster.
New Movie Clips from The Dark Knight!
Some exclusive footage from Entertainment Tonight.
3 More The Dark Knight TV Spots Swing Into Action
Batman is bringing more video the closer he gets.
New Poster Revealed for The Dark Knight
The new image shows a nice close-up of Heath Ledger's Joker.
Watch the 6th The Dark Knight TV Spot!
Watch and explore Batman's relationships with the Joker and Rachel Dawes.
Eight New The Dark Knight Images Come Online
See the Joker being interrogated by Batman!
Another New The Dark Knight TV Spot Hits the Web
Watch and explore Batman's relationships with the Joker and Rachel Dawes.
The Dark Knight Knocks on Our Door!
We are paid a special visit by Gotham's Citizens for Batman.
New Two-Face Clip from The Dark Knight!
A new clip reveals new never-before-seen footage.
Check Out the Alternate Trailer for The Dark Knight
See a different take on the latest Batman film.
Batman Begins Comes to Blu-Ray This July
Extras will include an exclusive Dark Knight Prologue.
Making Clown Masks Featurette from The Dark Knight!
Comcast Launches The Dark Knight tie-in Website.
The Dark Knight Has Milk - Do You?
Batman becomes a part of the 'Got Milk' campaign.
New International Banners for The Dark Knight
More images from the latest Batman film spring onto the web.
The Dark Knight Marketing: Have We Seen the Last of the Joker?
Brian Gallagher takes a look at the past, present and future of this unique campaign.
New The Dark Knight TV Spot!
Get your first look at the new commercial for the upcoming sequel.
New Dark Knight Joker Poster!
Take a look at this new one-sheet featuring The Joker
2 TV Spots for The Dark Knight!
Get your first look at the new commercials for the upcoming sequel.
Is This the Face of The Dark Knight's Two-Face?
Concept art shows the mutilated face of Aaron Eckhart's Harvey Dent.
Watch the 2nd Trailer for The Dark Knight!
Catch all of the excitement in this latest Batman footage.
Aaron Eckhart Reveals Two-Face in The Dark Knight
A new article tells more about the upcoming character.
The Joker Vandalizes The Dark Knight Trailer!
The Batman villain has worked some of his old magic on the latest film footage.
Watch The Dark Knight Trailer Now!!!
A twelve city search ends in new Batman footage.
Check Out the New The Dark Knight Banner!
See Batman smash his way through a high-rise window!
EXCLUSIVE: Photos from the The Dark Knight Madness That Hit Hollywood!
Clowns storm the Hollywood & Highland complex to watch a two-minute trailer.
Five New International Dark Knight Posters Arrive!
Some beautiful new artwork comes out in support of Batman's latest film.
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