The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

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2008 M Contains Violence.

Director Christopher Nolan returns to Gotham City with this sequel to the critical and fan favourite Batman Begins. In The Dark Knight, Batman (Christian Bale) and James Gordon (Gary Oldman) join forces with Gotham's new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker (Heath Ledger), while other forces plot against them and Joker's crimes grow more and more deadly

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150 minutes
Warner Brothers
2009 MTV Movie Awards
Best Villain: Heath Ledger
Fatso Top 100
Rated #29 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

Screen Format
2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0

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Screen Format
2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian, Complex Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish & Swedish
English Dolby True HD 5.1; English, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian, French, German, Italian Dolby Digital 5.1; English 2.0 Audio Descriptive

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1 by fishbulb4F18

An entirely over rated film. The Dark Knight is average at best and does not better Batman Begins. The film is lengthy, convoluted and seems to conclude about three times.

Christian Bale is... Read more

3 by shawn

Great soundtrack, but far too long and contrived. Would have been better if it was called The Dark Joker because hes the only interesting character in the film. That way all the needless fluff in the... Read more

3 by Razors

Good movie. Best of the Batmans. It's dark, grim and cold. They could have left out the bat-bike scene because it was poorly exectuted special effects and concept. I like long movies that keep my attention... Read more

4 by allen8

A cracker of a tale-unhinged performance from heath ledger as the joker is truly

something to behold and the action is a lot more realistic than expected.

Storyline is inexorable as it... Read more


I may be one of few that didn't really like this movie. Thought it was far too long and drawn out. Not a typical 'batman' movie where there is some humour with the other baddies. There was no humour... Read more

4.5 by Lady London

Brilliant. Heath Ledger's interpretation of the Joker is the force of its success.

4 by Conformist

The Joker is entirely believable.

Brilliant performance of health ledger by the Joker in all his other films. He had us fooled.

Health doesn't play the Joker, the Joker occasionally plays... Read more

5 by The House of Ilga

Not quite as strong as Batman Begins, but still a laudable watch. Heath Ledger's outstanding performance steals the show.

4 by Darth Vadertron

This is a really good film, not as sublime as is touted, but Heath Ledger was astounding in my view

4 Stars

2 by Iamthelizardqueen.

Totally overrated. The Joker was mega-hyped but Ledger was always a dodgy prospect & talent is not bestowed posthumously. Bale is hot, professional as always but it's pearls before swine. Gyllenhall miscast. Lame direction.