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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11 January 2012 | krazycrukids
10
| Fantastic!
Im just gonna start off by saying I LOVE this movie.Its one of my favorites of all time. I honestly cant think of too much wrong with this movie other than its a little long and Batmans by now infamous voice. But everything else is top notch. The acting,story,atmosphere,and actions scenes are all amazing. If you haven't seen this movie see it right now! I went into this not expecting to much but I came out blown away, I cant imagine any movie being much better. I'll just have to wait for The Dark Knight Rises to release to see if anything can be better. Until then, this stands as the best movie I've ever seen

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Trivia

The Joker's main knife is a, Smith & Wesson Extractor 1600 out-the-front automatic.


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

(at around 1h 45 mins) In the second segment of the Lamborghini chase scene, the car is heading south on Franklin Street. It passes Gene and Giorgetti's restaurant, which appears on the right at the corner of Illinois Avenue. Moments later, the car is heading north on the same street, and the crash occurs with the restaurant on the left side of the car. (The restaurant has since been torn down.)


Crazy Credits

Christian Bale is credited with playing "Bruce Wayne" but not "Batman" in the closing credits.


Alternate Versions

The Blu-ray version of the movie has several of the big action scenes and high altitude photography scenes in ordinary 16:9 (1.78:1) widescreen ratio while the rest of the movie preserves the "scope" format (2.39:1). This is because these scenes were filmed in IMAX, whose format is 1.44:1, thus attempting to recreate the effect witnessed in IMAX theatres, as well as preserving as much of these shots as possible.


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Scatterin' Monkey
(1998)
Written by
Masayuki Nakano and Michiyuki Kawashima
Performed by Boom Boom Satellites
Courtesy of Epic Records & Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment

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Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller

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