The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

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  • Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2008-07-16
  • User Rating: 8.3/10 from 13097 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: DC Comics
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Christopher Nolan
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Summary

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the 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.

The Dark Knight Trailer

  • Christian Bale

    as Bruce Wayne / Batman
  • Michael Caine

    as Alfred Pennyworth
  • Heath Ledger

    as Joker
  • Aaron Eckhart

    as Harvey Dent
  • Gary Oldman

    as James Gordon
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal

    as Rachel Dawes
  • Morgan Freeman

    as Lucius Fox
  • Monique Gabriela Curnen

    as Ramirez
  • Ron Dean

    as Wuertz
  • Chin Han

    as Lau
  • Nestor Carbonell

    as Mayor
  • Eric Roberts

    as Maroni
  • Cillian Murphy

    as Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow
  • Ritchie Coster

    as Chechen
  • Anthony Michael Hall

    as Engel
  • Keith Szarabajka

    as Stephens
  • Colin McFarlane

    as Loeb
  • Joshua Harto

    as Reese
  • Melinda McGraw

    as Barbara Gordon
  • Nathan Gamble

    as James Gordon
  • William Fichtner

    as Bank Manager
  • Michael Vieau

    as Rossi
  • Michael Stoyanov

    as Dopey
  • William Smillie

    as Happy
  • Michael Jai White

    as Gambol
  • Danny Goldring

    as Grumpy
  • Matthew O'Neill

    as Chuckles
  • Olumiji Olawumi

    as Drug Dealer
  • Greg Beam

    as Drug Buyer
  • Erik Hellman

    as Junkie
  • Beatrice Rosen

    as Natascha
  • Vincenzo Nicoli

    as Crime Boss
  • Edison Chen

    as LSI VP
  • Nydia Rodriguez Terracina

    as Judge Surrillo
  • Andy Luther

    as Brian
  • James Farruggio

    as Man No. 1
  • Tom McElroy

    as Man No. 2
  • Will Zahrn

    as Assistant DA
  • James Fierro

    as Thug at Party
  • Patrick Leahy

    as Gentleman at Party
  • Sam Derence

    as Male Guest
  • Jennifer Knox

    as Female Guest
  • Patrick Clear

    as Judge Freel
  • Sarah Jayne Dunn

    as Maroni's Mistress
  • Charles Venn

    as Gambol's Bodyguard (as Chucky Venn)
  • Winston G. Ellis

    as Gambol's Bodyguard (as Winston Ellis)
  • David Dastmalchian

    as Joker's Thug
  • Sophia Hinshelwood

    as Reporter
  • Keith Kupferer

    as Heckler
  • Joseph Luis Caballero

    as Cop Heckler
  • Richard Dillane

    as Acting Commissioner
  • Daryl Satcher

    as Officer at Intersection
  • Chris Petschler

    as Convoy Leader
  • Aidan Feore

    as Fat Thug
  • Philip Bulcock

    as Murphy
  • Paul Birchard

    as Cop with Fat Thug
  • Walter Lewis

    as Medic
  • Vincent Riotta

    as Cop at 250 52nd St.
  • Nancy Crane

    as Nurse
  • K. Todd Freeman

    as Polk
  • Matt Shallenberger

    as Berg
  • Michael Andrew Gorman

    as Cop at Hospital
  • Lanny Lutz

    as Bartender
  • Peter DeFaria

    as Civilian
  • Matt Rippy

    as First Mate
  • Andrew Bicknell

    as Prison Ferry Pilot
  • Ariyon Bakare

    as Guard Commander
  • Doug Ballard

    as Businessman
  • Helene Wilson

    as Mother
  • Tommy Campbell

    as Passenger
  • Craig Heaney

    as Passenger
  • Lorna Gayle

    as Passenger
  • Lisa McAllister

    as Passenger
  • Peter Brooke

    as Passenger
  • Joshua Rollins

    as SWAT Sniper
  • Dale Rivera

    as SWAT Leader
  • Matthew Leitch

    as Prisoner on Ferry
  • Tom Lister Jr.

    as Tattooed Prisoner
  • Thomas Gaitsch

    as Reporter #3
  • William Armstrong

    as Evans
  • Adam Kalesperis

    as Honor Guard Man
  • Tristan Tait

    as Uniform Cop
  • Bronson Webb

    as Bounty Hunter
  • David Ajala

    as Bounty Hunter
  • Gertrude Kyles

    as Fox's Secretary
  • Jonathan Ryland

    as Passenger Ferry Pilot
  • James Scales

    as Guardsman
  • Nigel Carrington

    as Warden
  • Ian Pirie

    as Corrections Officer
  • Lateef Lovejoy

    as Prisoner
  • Grahame Edwards

    as Prisoner
  • Roger Monk

    as Prisoner
  • Ronan Summers

    as Prisoner
  • Wai Wong

    as Hong Kong Detective
  • Michael Corey Foster

    as Honor Guard Leader
  • Hannah Gunn

    as Gordon's Daughter
  • Brandon Lambdin

    as Armored Car SWAT
  • Jon Lee Brody

    as Waiter (uncredited)
  • Debbi Burns

    as Bank Patron (uncredited)
  • Maritza Cabrera

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Shirin Caiola

    as Party Guest with Glass (uncredited)
  • Laura Chernicky

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Henry Milton Chu

    as Lau Henchman (uncredited)
  • Kelli Clevenger

    as Paramedic (uncredited)
  • Richard Divizio

    as Chechen Gangster (uncredited)
  • Tony Domino

    as Press Conference Heckler (uncredited)
  • David Fultz

    as Pedestrian (uncredited)
  • Natalie Hallam

    as Ferry Passenger (uncredited)
  • Jordon Hodges

    as Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Erron Jay

    as Prisoner (uncredited)
  • Daniel Jefferson

    as Immigrant Ferry Passenger (uncredited)
  • Nicky Katt

    as Shotgun SWAT (uncredited)
  • Thomas Kosik

    as Parade Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Don Kress

    as Maroni's Henchman (uncredited)
  • Tim Krueger

    as Assistant D.A. (uncredited)
  • Dan Latham

    as Police Sgt. Spellman / Gotham Bomb Squad (uncredited)
  • Tom McComas

    as Helicopter SWAT Sniper (uncredited)
  • James Mellor

    as Ferry Passenger (uncredited)
  • Joseph Oliveira

    as Officer (uncredited)
  • Buster Reeves

    as Joker's Thug #2 (uncredited)
  • Peter Rnic

    as Prisoner (uncredited)
  • Amit Shah

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Michelle Shields

    as Angry Hospital Relative (uncredited)
  • Sofiya Smirnova

    as Evacuee (uncredited)
  • Bruce Spielbauer

    as High-Ranking Police Official (uncredited)
  • Robert Patrick Stern

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Robert Stone

    as Dept. of Corrections Resident (uncredited)
  • Richard Strobel

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Tom Townsend

    as Police Officer (uncredited)
  • John Turk

    as Chechen's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • John Warman

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Erik A. Williams

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Chris Wilson

    as Major Crime Unit Detective (uncredited)
  • Kevin Zaideman

    as Party Staff (uncredited)
Directing Christopher Nolan Director
Writing Jonathan Nolan Screenplay
Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Camera Wally Pfister Director of Photography
Sound James Newton Howard Original Music Composer
Production Christopher Nolan Producer
Production Charles Roven Producer
Production Emma Thomas Producer
Writing Christopher Nolan Screenplay
Writing David S. Goyer Story
Production Thomas Tull Executive Producer
Production Michael Uslan Executive Producer
Production Kevin De La Noy Executive Producer
Production Benjamin Melniker Executive Producer
Editing Lee Smith Editor
Art Nathan Crowley Production Design
Art Peter Lando Set Decoration
Production John Papsidera Casting
Costume & Make-Up Lindy Hemming Costume Design
Art Mark Bartholomew Art Direction
Art James Hambidge Art Direction
Art Craig Jackson Art Direction
Art Steven Lawrence Art Direction
Art Naaman Marshall Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Deena Adair Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Sue Robb-King Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up John Caglione Jr. Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Nancy Hancock Makeup Artist
Art Jenne Lee Art Department Coordinator
Production Nicholas Gall Casting
Production Lucinda Syson Casting
Directing Steve Gehrke Script Supervisor
Crew Richard M. Daley Thanks
Costume & Make-Up Janice Alexander Hair Department Head
Art Kevin Kavanaugh Supervising Art Director
Art Simon Lamont Supervising Art Director
Sound Brad Dechter Orchestrator
Sound Alyson Dee Moore Foley
Production Dennis Davidson Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Kimberley Spiteri Hairstylist
Camera Stephen Vaughan Still Photographer
Sound Alex Gibson Music Editor
Sound Daniel Pinder Music Editor
Sound Richard King Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Richard King Sound Designer
Sound Ed Novick Production Sound Mixer
Sound Lora Hirschberg Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gary Rizzo Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing Michael Magill Dialogue Editor
Editing Hugo Weng Dialogue Editor
Sound Michael W. Mitchell Sound Effects Editor
Sound Michael Babcock Sound Effects Editor
Camera Bob Gorelick Steadicam Operator
Camera Bob Gorelick Camera Operator
Crew Tom Struthers Stunt Coordinator
Crew Paul Jennings Stunt Coordinator
Crew Rick Le Fevour Stunt Coordinator
Editing David Orr Color Timer
Crew Jim Wilkey Stunts
Crew Mark Mottram Stunts
Production Lorne Orleans Producer
Directing Nilo Otero Assistant Director
Sound Jeff Atmajian Orchestrator
Editing Donald Likovich Assistant Editor
Crew Rick Avery Stunts
Crew Tom McComas Stunts
Sound Doug Hemphill Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Bruce Fowler Orchestrator
Writing Bob Kane Characters
Production Jordan Goldberg Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Conor O'Sullivan Prosthetic Supervisor
Crew David E. Hall Post Production Supervisor
Crew Jim Boulden Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects
Costume & Make-Up Patrick Caulfield Set Costumer
Crew Brian Christensen Stunts
Sound Kevin Kaska Orchestrator
Crew Mira Husseini Unit Publicist
Camera Bob Hall First Assistant Camera
Crew Jessie Graff Stunts
Writing Bill Finger Characters
Writing Jerry Robinson Characters

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