The Dark Knight

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Genre:  Action/Adventure
Running Time:  152 min.
Release Date: July 18, 2008
DVD: December 9, 2008

Current rating: Rating: 4.37
based on 8254 votes and 730 reviews
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Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Nathan Gamble

Synopsis

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and the committed new District Attorney, Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman (Christian Bale) sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham City for good. The triumvirate initially proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (Heath Ledger), who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces The Dark Knight ever closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.

Director: Christopher Nolan
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas
Screenplay: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Official Site: TheDarkKnightMovie.ca

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  • 1 star "Dark, depressing, and sordid. Do not take children to this show."
  • 5 stars "THE BEST SUPERHERO ACTION EVER PUT TO FILM!"
  • 3 stars "Second film in the Hatman trilogy doesn't match the heights of the original, but entertains all the same."