PG-13 | | Action, Thriller
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
The uncle of director Christopher Nolan and co-writer Jonathan Nolan, as well as the father of Miranda Nolan, reprises his role from Batman Begins (2005) as Wayne Enterprises board member Douglas Fredericks. He previously appeared in Christopher's debut film, Following (1998).
I knew Harvey Dent. I was his friend. And it will be a very long time before someone... inspires us the way he did. I believed in Harvey Dent.
(at around 50 mins) In the first scene featuring the Bat, shadows cast by the Bat's supporting cables can be seen moving on the building in the background. These are most visible in the shot of the policeman's hat being blown off. The wires themselves were digitally removed in post production.
"This motion picture was shot and finished on film"
On IMAX 70mm prints of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), this film's prologue was shown as a special preview. It contained, with only one exception, entirely different takes of Bane's dialogue.
£14,362,443 (UK) (22 July 2012)