The Dark Knight (2008)

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Director
Christopher Nolan
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Cast
Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman

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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Christian Bale Reveals the Origins of His Batman Voice in The Dark Knight Trilogy

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Check Out Cillian Murphy and Anne Hathaway's Batman Auditions

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Watch Christopher Nolan Break Down His Original Batman Pitch for Warner Bros.

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Watch Christian Bale's Batman Audition in Val Kilmer's Batsuit!

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