The Dark Knight (2008)
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer
Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriel Ella Courney / Ron Dean / Cillian Murphy / Chin Hon Wong / Nestor Carbonell / Eric Roberts / Rittge Coster / Anthony Michael Hall / Keith Szalabakik / Colin McFarlane / Joshua Harto / Melinda McGraw / Nathan Gamble / Michael Vijo / Michael Stoyano Husband / William Smillie / Danny Goldling / Michael Jai White / Matthew O’Neill / William Fichtner / Olumiki Olaumi / Greg Beam / Eric Hull Mann / Beatrice Rosen / Vincenzo Nicoli / Edison Chen / …
Genre: Drama / Science Fiction / Action / Thriller / Crime / Humanity
Region: US / UK
Language: English / Mandarin
Release: 2008-07-14 (New York premiere) / 2008-07-18 (USA)
Length: 152 minutes
Also known as: Batman: The Dark Knight / The Dark Knight (Taiwan) / Batman-The Dark Knight (Hong Kong) / Batman 6: The Dark Knight / Batman: The Dark Knight / TDK
Rating: IMDB 9.0 / Rotten Tomatoes 94%
“Batman”, who came out of the shadow of witnessing his parents being killed, is no longer that rebellious and lonely hero after experiencing growth. With the combined help of Police Officer Jim Gordon and Prosecutor Harvey Dent, “Batman” continues to travel around the world without any worries, fighting the ever-growing threat of crime in an endless battle. Gotham City is also the place where the most obvious progress has been made. The crime rate continues to drop at an astonishing rate. After all, the other party is the “Batman” who can go to heaven and earth. Who would dare to make a mistake without borrowing two guts? However, in a city like Gotham where technology and filth coexist, it is impossible to maintain peace for too long. Sure enough, a new round of chaos soon swept the entire city, and people were once again shrouded in panic, and they claimed to be willing. The person responsible for all of this is naturally the source and ruler of all chaos – “The Clown”.
Regardless of the ultimate goal of the “Joker” in setting off one crime after another, his attempts are all evil, and his actions have long endangered the normal life of the citizens of Gotham…which naturally includes “Batman” There are a few very important people around him, and what he needs to do is to crush this new crisis with his own hands. However, when faced with the most targeted and vicious opponent ever, “Batman” had to move out every high-tech weapon that could be used from his underground armory, and he had to constantly struggle with Looking for answers to everything he once believed in.
The Dark Knight is a superhero film released in 2008, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as Batman, Heath Ledger as the Joker, and Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent/Two-Face.
The film follows Batman’s efforts to stop the Joker, a psychopathic criminal mastermind, who wreaks havoc on Gotham City through a series of escalating acts of terrorism. Meanwhile, district attorney Harvey Dent becomes increasingly obsessed with bringing the Joker to justice, leading to tragic consequences.
The Dark Knight is known for its dark and gritty tone, complex characters, and intense action sequences. It explores themes such as morality, justice, and the nature of evil, and it has been widely regarded as one of the greatest superhero films ever made.
Heath Ledger’s performance as the Joker was particularly praised, earning him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was also a commercial success, grossing over $1 billion worldwide, and it received eight Academy Award nominations, winning two for Best Supporting Actor and Best Sound Editing.
The Dark Knight has had a significant cultural impact and has influenced subsequent superhero films, particularly in its emphasis on realism and psychological depth. It remains a beloved and iconic film in the superhero genre.