PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Heath Ledger spent several months working with a vocal coach on the Joker's voice. He used ventriloquist dummies as inspiration for the disconnected, mocking quality.
Three of a kind, let's do this!
Chuckles: Huh, that's it? Three guys?
Grumpy: Plus two guys on the roof. Every guy gets a share. Five shares is plenty.
Chuckles: *Six* shares. Don't forget the guy who planned the job.
Grumpy: He thinks he can sit it out and still take a slice? I know ...
After The Joker tells the citizens of Gotham that he wants Mr. Reese dead in an hour or he will blow up a hospital, Bruce leaves to go to his Lamborghini. While Bruce crosses the room saying "I need you plugged in checking Gordon's men and their families," the TV in the background goes from showing a news broadcast to instantly being off as Bruce passes in front of it.
Large blue flames dissipate in the center to form the new Batman symbol. The film title does not appear until the the closing credits.
BRL 7,102,500 (Brazil) (20 July 2008)
$534,858,444 (USA) (19 July 2012)
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