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 Knight

Go 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

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

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.

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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!

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?

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

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!

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

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

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

The Dark Knight Runs Rings Around the Saturn Awards

Last summer's blockbuster took home five awards at last night's event.
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