The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight Poster
Release Date
July 18th, 2008
Director
Writers
  • Jonathan Nolan
  • Christopher Nolan
  • David S. Goyer
  • Bob Kane
Cast
Official Sites
thedarkknight.com, thedarkknightscore.com

Latest 'The Dark Knight' News

Patton Oswalt's Dark Knight Joker Theory May Blow Your Mind

Patton Oswalt's Dark Knight Joker Theory May Blow Your Mind

Patton Oswalt goes deep into the mind of Heath Ledger's Joker, coming away with the perfect origin story for the villain.

Kevin Burwick

The Villains Defined The Dark Knight Movies Says Christopher Nolan

The Villains Defined The Dark Knight Movies Says Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan says that each of the installments in the Dark Knight trilogy are different film genres that are defined by the villains.

Kevin Burwick

Tommy Wiseau's Joker Takes Over The Dark Knight in Fan-Made Video

Tommy Wiseau's Joker Takes Over The Dark Knight in Fan-Made Video

A new fan-made video imagines what Tommy Wiseau would have done with The Joker in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight.

Kevin Burwick

Heath Ledger Was Planning Joker Return Before His Death

Heath Ledger Was Planning Joker Return Before His Death

Heath Ledger was planning on returning to his role as the Joker for another Batman movie, according to his sister.

Kevin Burwick

Friends & Family Remember Heath Ledger on 10th Anniversary of His Death

Friends & Family Remember Heath Ledger on 10th Anniversary of His Death

Heath Ledger's friends, family, and fans remember the late actor on the 10th anniversary of his death.

Kevin Burwick

Dark Knight Is Returning to Theaters for 10th Anniversary

Dark Knight Is Returning to Theaters for 10th Anniversary

Christopher Nolan's superhero classic The Dark Knight is getting some 10th-anniversary screenings next month.

Ryan Scott

Christian Bale Reflects on Dark Knight and What Batman Means to His Career

Christian Bale Reflects on Dark Knight and What Batman Means to His Career

Christian Bale is taking some time out of the holiday season to think back on his time spent under the cowl for Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.

Kevin Burwick

10 Things About Heath Ledger's Joker You Never Knew

10 Things About Heath Ledger's Joker You Never Knew

Many fans think Heath Ledger is the definitive Joker in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, but there's plenty they don't know about his Oscar-winning performance.

Ryan J. Downey

10 Things About The Dark Knight You Never Knew

10 Things About The Dark Knight You Never Knew

There are a lot of cool secrets to discover behind the legacy of Christopher Nolan's best Batman movie The Dark Knight.

Ryan J. Downey

Christian Bale Hit Heath Ledger for Real in The Dark Knight

Christian Bale Hit Heath Ledger for Real in The Dark Knight

Newly resurfaced interview clips reveal that Heath Ledger asked Christian Bale to hit him during The Dark Knight interrogation scene.

Ryan Scott

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.

Brian Gallagher

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.

B. Alan Orange

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.

B. Alan Orange

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.

Brian Gallagher

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.

Brian Gallagher

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.

Brian Gallagher

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.

Brian Gallagher

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.

Brian Gallagher

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.

Harout Harmanian

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.

B. Alan Orange