The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 British-American superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the final installment in Nolan's Batman film trilogy, and it is the sequel to Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008). Christian Bale reprises the lead role of Bruce Wayne/Batman, with a returning cast of his allies: Michael Caine as Alfred Pennyworth, Gary Oldman as James Gordon, and Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox. The film introduces Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway), a sly, morally ambiguous cat burglar, and Bane (Tom Hardy), a mercenary bent on destroying Gotham City. Drawn back into action by new threats facing the city, an older Bruce Wayne is forced to come out of retirement and become Batman once again.

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Eight years after Harvey Dent's death, the Dent Act grants the Gotham City Police Department powers which nearly eradicate organized crime. Feeling guilty for covering up Dent's crimes, Police Commissioner James Gordon writes a resignation speech confessing the truth, but decides not to use it. Batman has disappeared; Bruce Wayne has become a recluse. Cat burglar Selina Kyle obtains Bruce's fingerprints from his home, kidnaps a congressman, then disappears. Selina hands Bruce's fingerprints to Phillip Stryver, an assistant to Bruce's business rival John Daggett, in hope of having her criminal record erased. Stryver double-crosses Selina, but she uses the congressman's stolen phone to alert the police to their location. Gordon and the police arrive to find the congressman, then pursue Stryver's men into the sewers while Selina flees. A masked man called Bane captures Gordon. Gordon escapes and is found by John Blake, a once-orphaned patrol officer who has deduced Batman's true identity from their similar backgrounds. Gordon promotes Blake to detective, with Blake reporting directly to him.



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Characters appearing in the movie The Dark Knight Rises.

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Full cast list for the movie The Dark Knight Rises.
Dr. Pavel



Captain Jones


Sam Kennard
Special Ops Sergeant

Aliash Tepina
Hooded Man #2


Nick Julian

Miranda Nolan
Maid #2

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Magazine issues featuring The Dark Knight Rises on the cover.
  • Christian Bale, The Dark Knight Rises - Expresiones Magazine Cover [Ecuador] (24 July 2012)
  • Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway - Cinemanía Magazine Cover [Mexico] (August 2012)
  • Christian Bale - Studio Cine Live Magazine Cover [France] (April 2012)
  • Christian Bale - Cinema Teaser Magazine Cover [France] (February 2012)
  • Christian Bale - SFX Magazine Cover [United Kingdom] (August 2012)
  • Bruce Wayne, Batman, The Dark Knight Rises - Monet Magazine Cover [Brazil] (December 2012)


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List of The Dark Knight Rises quotes.

(from trailer)
Bane: When Gotham is ashes, you have my permission to die.

John Blake: Bane? What do you know about him?
Selina Kyle: That you should be as afraid of him as I am.

Bane: (Listening to the national anthem before the Gotham Knights football game) What a lovely, lovely voice.
(Song ends and football game begins)
Bane: Let the games begin!
(hits detonator and bombs go off across Gotham and the football field crumbles)


Trailer for the movie The Dark Knight Rises.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - Official Movie Trailer

Release Date19 July 2012
TaglineThe Legend Ends
GenreAction, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Filming LocationsBucharest, Romania
Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK
El Camino College, Torrance, California, USA
Senate House, University College London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, England, UK
Delta Point, Croydon, London, UK
Sound MixSDDS, DTS, Dolby Digital, Datasat

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