The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama


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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.


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  • Christian Bale and Michael Caine in The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Dark Knight costume displayed at Legendary Pictures booth
  • Christian Bale and Sibi Blazic at an event for The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Aaron Eckhart at an event for The Dark Knight (2008)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Based on early concept art produced by artist Jamie Rama, a potential scene was pitched that would have featured the Joker in a slaughterhouse. No further information or details on this scrapped scene have been released since the film's release.


Quotes

Grumpy: 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 ...


Goofs

Gary Oldman lets his English accent slip several times, most noticeably while he is yelling at Harvey Dent after the police fail to seize the mob's funds.


Crazy Credits

There is a dedication in the closing credits: "In memory of our friends Heath Ledger & Conway Wickliffe".

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

18 July 2008

Language

English, Mandarin


Country of Origin

USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

BRL 7,102,500 (Brazil) (20 July 2008)

Gross:

$534,858,444 (USA) (19 July 2012)

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