The Dark Knight

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Director

Christopher Nolan

Cast

Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne / Batman

Heath Ledger as The Joker

Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent

Michael Caine as Alfred

Maggie Gyllenhaal as Rachel Dawes

Gary Oldman as Lt. Gordon

Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox

Monique Curnen as Ramirez

Ron Dean as Wuertz

Cillian Murphy as Scarecrow

Chin Han as Lau

Nestor Carbonell as Mayor

Eric Roberts as Maroni

Writers

Christopher Nolan (screenplay and story)

Jonathan Nolan (screenplay)

David S. Goyer (story)

Bob Kane (characters created in the D.C. comic books)


Summary

Batman, Lt. Gordon, and District Attorney Harvey Dent form an alliance to dismantle organized crime in Gotham City, but are menaced by an anarchistic mastermind known as the Joker, who seeks to undermine Batman's influence and throw the city into chaos.

Genre

Action, Crime, Drama

Released

July 18, 2008

Runtime

2hrs 32min

MPAA

PG-13, for intense sequences of violence and some menace

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