The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight In Theaters
"The Dark Knight" - "The Dark Knight" movie, with the passing of , became the most popular movie at movie theaters during the Summer of 2008. Even more so than And not just for the curiosity factor, wanting to see the late Heath Ledger in his final performance. The movie was not only one of the best of the summer but of the entire year! Expect a posthumous Best Supporting Actor Oscar win for at the "2009 Oscars."
Batman (Christian Bale) raises the stakes in his war on crime in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Movie."
The costars as The Joker.
In "The Dark Knight," with the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker ().
This is the sequel to "Batman Begins," so it could, theoretically, be called "Batman Begins 2."
Best Supporting Actor Awards Bestowed Upon the Late Heath Ledger for His Role as "The Joker" *
STARRING: Christian Bale, , Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, , Maggie Gyllenhaal, Eric Roberts, Anthony Michael Hall, Nestor Carbonell
DIRECTOR: Christopher Nolan
STUDIO: Warner Bros.
RATING: PG-13 (For violence, language and adult situations)
THEATER COUNT: 4366
RUNNING TIME: 2 hours, 19 minutes
TOTAL DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE: $536,500,000
U.S. DVD RELEASE DATE: December 9, 2008
Wild About Movies Grade: A
* Heath Ledger - Best Supporting Actor Winner
2008 Washington DC Society of Film Critics
Below - Two shots of the "Batpod" - the newest vehicle of "Batman"